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To celebrate the Cincinnati Reds’ 150th anniversary, the team and Ohio’s 529 Plan partnered to help fans of baseball and college savings hit a grand slam for their children’s higher education.
One lucky family received a grand prize of a $10,000 college savings award to load the bases for their CollegeAdvantage Direct 529 accounts. Fabienne Bohon and her family joined Ohio’s 529 Plan and the Cincinnati Reds for an award presentation at the Wednesday, Sept. 25 game against the Milwaukee Brewers.
The second-place winner won a Cincinnati Reds mascot visit to their child’s school and four tickets to the Sept. 25 game against the Brewers. The first and second runners-up winners each received two tickets to the Sept. 25 game against the Brewers. Six additional runners-up will win a piece of Cincinnati Reds 150th Anniversary memorabilia.
Here’s the list of the 10 lucky Cincinnati Reds fans who were randomly selected as winners:
Grand-prize winner: Fabienne Bohon
Second-place winner: Sidney Saewitz
First runner-up: Veronica Riley
Second runner-up: Anne Wessels
The six additional runners-up* are:
- James Besl
- Marcy Hill
- Josie Schmidt
- Abbie Rinehart
- Sandra Bishman
- Melissa Keller
Congratulations to all our winners! Thank you to everyone who participated. Would you like to win a college savings award for your own CollegeAdvantage Direct 529 Plan? Sign up for email newsletter or visit our blog page for announcements of upcoming giveaways. If you’d like to swing for the fences for your child’s higher education, check out Ohio’s tax-free 529 Plan. Someday your child is going to college. Someday starts today with Ohio’s 529 Plan.
* Please note that the list of winners is subject to change.
Posted on September 11, 2019