Ohio announces second Vax-A-Million winners

The State of Ohio announced the second round of winners in the state’s Vax-A-Million drawing at 7:29 p.m.

Johnathan Carlyle, of Toledo, was drawn as the winner of $1 million.

Zoie Vincent, of Mayfield Village, was selected as the winner of the four-year, full-ride scholarship.

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The announcement was the second of five for one of five $1 million prizes for eligible Ohioans 18-years-old and older, and a separate prize of free tuition to any state college or university for those 12 to 17 years old.

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Eligible Ohioans who registered for the first drawing are already registered for the drawing that took place Monday, and the next three drawings. Eligible Ohioans who wished to opt-in had until Sunday at 11:59 p.m. to register.

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The Ohio Department of Health used 48 hours to verify the winners before announcing the winner at 7:29 p.m. tonight. The announcement will be carried live on WHIO-TV.

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The first drawing last week saw two winners from southwest Ohio. Joseph Costello, 14, of Englewood, was selected as the first winner of the full-ride scholarship to any state college or university. Abbigail Bugenske, 22, of Silverton in Hamilton County, was the winner of the first $1 million prize.

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Ohioans still interested in registering for future drawings can do so here.

To be eligible for the $1 million prize you must be:

  • At least 18 years old
  • A permanent resident of Ohio
  • Have at least one dose of the vaccine