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Ohio 529 Announces Cincinnati Bengals Kickoff College Savings Winners

The Cincinnati Bengals and Ohio’s 529 Plan partnered again this season to help fans of the Bengals and college savings score a touchdown for their children’s higher education. 

One lucky fan received the grand prize of a $10,000 college savings award for his two daughters’ CollegeAdvantage Direct 529 accounts.

The second-place winner will receive a Cincinnati Bengals player’s visit to their child’s school (limited to Hamilton, Butler, Warren and Clermont Counties, Ohio). If NFL, state, or local protocols do not allow an in-person appearance, the appearance will be done virtually.

Ten runners-up will win a piece of autographed Bengals memorabilia and three additional runner-up winners will receive other Bengals prizes.

Here’s the list of the 15 lucky Cincinnati Bengals fans who were randomly selected as winners*:

Grand-prize winner: Matthew Schoewe

Second-place winner: Ryan Gruver

Ten runners-up

  • Edward Walz
  • Jeffrey Thomas
  • Tammy Watson
  • Joshua Cline
  • Dwaine Thomas
  • George Carr
  • Jeffrey Corrigan
  • Chrstina Blakely
  • Johnathan Hurst
  • Todd Bost

Three additional runners-up 

  • Joshua Kaplow
  • Barbara Cook Hamp
  • Vincent Matecheck

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, visit our blog page, and follow us on Facebook for announcements of upcoming giveaways.

An investment in a 529 plan is an investment for your child where every dollar saved today is a dollar that won’t have to be borrowed later. To learn more, explore Ohio’s 529 Plan —The Plan That Can — at

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

Posted on December 28, 2020

Ohio Tuition Trust Authority

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