The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut, in partnership with WHEELpassion, Inc.
invited sculptors to a Creative Challenge: to design an original,
one-of-a-kind award to be presented to title sponsor Josh Weeks, Dealer
Principal for Danbury Audi for sponsorship of the inaugural Danbury Audi - Race4Scholars Criterium, held this summer in downtown Danbury.
Local contemporary artist David Boyajian
who’s works depicts the marriage between industrial material and
organic forms of sculptures in steel, bronze, and wood, won the Creative
Challenge. The result is a sleek work of art that portrays a look of
speed and elegance. Two traits synonymous and complementary of title
sponsor Danbury Audi.
is implementing a grassroots cycling development program to get
underrepresented populations and young girls on bicycles beginning in
middle school. One aspect of the program will help students learn how
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines
apply to physical exercise and to the cycling industry. Students can
then make connections to real-life situations and increase their
The program’s desired outcome will award
need and merit-based scholarships to college-bound high school graduates
that intend to enroll in college as STEM or allied health majors.