The Baker-Polito Administration, Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg, and the Massachusetts State Lottery announced the winners today for the fourth of five drawings for the Massachusetts VaxMillions Giveaway. As part of the giveaway, fully vaccinated residents ages 18 and older are eligible to enter to win one of five, $1 million cash prizes. Residents between 12-17 years of age who are fully vaccinated may enter for the chance to win one of five $300,000 scholarship grants.

The winner of this week’s $1 million prize is Lilly Guttenplan of Lowell. Lilly is an Elementary ESL teacher and a mother of two.  She got vaccinated to protect herself, her family, and her community.  Lilly is thankful to all the frontline workers and everyone who is still responding to the many challenges of COVID in different ways. She and her husband plan to put the winnings towards their daughters' college education.

The winner of this week’s $300,000 college scholarship is Nadia Dutton of Rockland. Nadia is entering her sophomore year at Rockland High School this fall where she is a three-sport athlete on the girls volleyball, basketball, and lacrosse teams. Nadia wants to pursue a career in nursing and would one day like to be a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. Nadia is hoping to attend a four-year college in the New England area and is very interested in Salve Regina University as this is where her mom attained her nursing degree. Nadia got vaccinated after seeing the impacts of COVID on her community and to help protect others.

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The registration deadline for the fifth and final VaxMillions Giveaway is today, Thursday, August 19. Winners for that drawing will be drawn on Monday, August 23rd, and announced on Thursday, August 26th.

Residents must be fully vaccinated before registering. Residents only have to enter once to qualify for all drawings occurring after the date of their registration.

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