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Blue Jackets and Ohio’s 529 Plan Announce Our College Savings Assist Winners!

The College Savings Assist Giveaway from the Columbus Blue Jackets and Ohio’s 529 Plan, CollegeAdvantage, ended earlier this month.

Our grand prize winner, Diana Skees, has won a $10,000 college savings award! Diana and her family were presented the award during tonight’s game, Thursday, March 28, CBJ game against the Montreal Canadiens. She plans to add the college savings award to her daughter’s CollegeAdvantage 529 account to help cover college costs next year at Ohio University.

The second-place winner, Michael Carter, is the lucky winner of a visit from Stinger to an area school.

Eight runners-up will receive autographed Blue Jackets memorabilia.

Here’s the list of the 10 lucky people who were randomly selected as winners:

Grand prize winner: Diana Skees

Second place winner: Michael Carter

Runners-Up: Autographed Blue Jackets Memorabilia*

  • Sean Cockrell
  • Connie Bieder
  • Fabienne Bohon
  • Sandra McClure
  • Denise Binford
  • Sarah Ashier
  • Karen Hoffman
  • Larry Machniak


Congratulations to all our winners! Thank you to everyone who participated. Would you like to win a college savings award for your own CollegeAdvantage 529 Plan? Sign up for email newsletter or visit our blog page for announcements of upcoming giveaways.

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


Posted on March 27, 2019

Ohio Tuition Trust Authority

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