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Grandmother Wins $10,000 College Savings Award

Announcing the winners of the CollegeAdvantage / Cincinnati Bengals Kickoff College Savings Giveaway!

Our third Annual Kickoff College Savings Giveaway with the Bengals ended recently. This Giveaway began October 2 and ended December 8. During that time we received more than 14,000 entries!

Our Grand Prize Winner, Lisa Hipke, has won a $10,000 College Savings Award! Lisa will be presented with the award this Monday night, December 22, before the Bengals-Broncos game at Paul Brown Stadium. Lisa will be using her award to kickoff college savings for her four grandchildren!

The Second Place Winner, Laura White, has won a visit from a Bengals team member to one of her children’s schools. Our runners-up will receive autographed Bengals memorabilia and other prizes from the Bengals.

Here’s the list of the 20 lucky people who were randomly selected on December 9, 2014:

Grand Prize Winner: Lisa Hipke, Wilmington

Second Place Winner: Laura White, Cincinnati

Runners-Up: Autographed Bengals Memorabilia

  • Mary Jo French, Perrysburg
  • Andy Yantes, Austintown
  • Tatum Burritt, Dayton
  • Donna Ely, Maineville
  • Lois Padovani, Downers Grove, IL
  • Michelle Vilagi, North Ridgeville
  • Brendan Nenni, Hudson
  • Jennifer Martin, Whitehouse
  • Kelly Jones-Swenson, Blacklick
  • Brian Haynes, Springfield

Runners-Up: Bengals Prize

  • Adam Chasko, Boardman
  • Donald Marchok, Columbus
  • Catherine Larsen, Strongsville

Thank you to everyone who participated. Congratulations to all our winners*!

If your name is listed here as a winner and you have not yet contacted CollegeAdvantage, please do so now so that you don’t risk forfeiting your award. Call 1-800-AFFORD-IT (233-6734).

*Please note that the list of winners is subject to change.


Posted on August 17, 2015

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