Ohio announces third Vax-A-Million winners

The third round of winners for Ohio’s Vax-A-Million drawing were announced this evening. The winners were selected Monday.

Mark Cline, of Richwood, was announced as the winner of $1 million.

Sara Afaneh, of Sheffield Lake, was announced as the winner of the full-ride scholarship.

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Monday’s drawing was the third of five drawings for a $1 million prize, for eligible Ohioans over 18-years-old, or free tuition to any state college or university for those 12 to 17 years old. The winners were announced on WHIO-TV Wednesday at 7:29 p.m.

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The state uses the 48 hours between the drawing and announcing the winners to verify their vaccine eligibility, Ohio Department of Health leaders previously told News Center 7.

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For last week’s drawing, over 3.2 million Ohioans entered to win the million-dollar prize, while 132,903 Ohioans age 12 to 17 entered to win the college scholarship, according to the Ohio Department of Health.

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Eligible Ohioans had until Sunday night to register and opt into the program for Monday’s drawing. People who entered for previous drawings are automatically entered into the remaining drawings.

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Ohioans looking to opt-in to the final two drawings have until 11:59 p.m. Sunday, June 13, to enter either at the state’s website, www.ohiovaxamillion.com or by calling the Ohio Department of Health at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH.

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