Ohio Vax-2-School: details coming on scholarship drawing tomorrow

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October 31 2021 11:59 pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTRF) — Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff is expected to discuss the Ohio Vax-2-School program at a news conference Friday morning along with Pat McDonald, director of the Ohio Lottery Commission.

The press conference Friday, Oct. 1, at 10 a.m.

You can watch the press conference on the WTRF Facebook page.

Those ages 12-25 will need to enter a drawing and 5 people will be able to win a $100,000 scholarship.

Gov.DeWine also said fifty $10,000 scholarships will be given out during the lottery.

Gov. DeWine also stated the scholarships can be used for those in the technical field, job training, post-graduate work, and more.

The governor said only 46% of Ohioans aged 12-25 statewide have received the initial dose of the vaccine, with the numbers far lower in certain parts of the state. The governor said that group has the most room to grow in terms of vaccination.

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