The first round of winners announced in the UEM “Get The VAX To WIN” program

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(UKTN DETROIT) – Eastern Michigan University has launched the “Get the VAX to WIN” program to encourage students, staff and faculty to get vaccinated against COVID-19, and the first round of winners has just been announced.

EAstern Michigan University Get the VAX to WIN Program | Credit: University of Eastern Michigan

There will be five rounds, with over 150 prizes for participants to win.

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Prices include free room and board, free parking, $ 100 bookstore gift cards and more!

Here is the first series of winning students:

$ 5,000 in credit – Jaylen Reames from Livonia, Michigan, studying computer engineering technology

$ 1,000 in credit – Yumna Alam from Canton, Michigan, student in social work intention

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$ 1,000 in credit – Maximilian Sebastian Patel from Copenhagen, Denmark, studying dance

$ 1,000 in credit – Daniela Rodrigues from Ypsilanti, Michigan, studying exercise science

$ 1,000 in credit – Nina Scarpelli from Westland, Michigan, public relations student

New computer – DeAngelena Terrell from Ypsilanti, Michigan, public health student

Free accommodation for the fall semester – Cromwell Bost from Detroit, Michigan, computer science student –

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Free parking for the winter semester – Chloe Desselles from Plymouth, Michigan, studying for an MBA

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$ 100 gift card in bookstores – Lindsey Kowalski from Milan, Ohio, biology student

$ 100 gift card in bookstores – Samuel Sidorowicz from Sterling Heights, Michigan, studying instrumental

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$ 100 gift card in bookstores – Lacey Weaver of Reading, Michigan studying K-12 visual arts education

$ 100 meal credit – K. Clarke from Kingston, JA, studying for an MBA in finance

$ 100 meal credit – Ryan Denniston from Milford, Michigan, high school special education student

$ 100 meal credit – Lauren Eicher from Chelsea, Michigan studying physics

There was a big response for the ‘Get the VAX to WIN’ and Daniela Rodrigues and DeAngelena Terrell, UEM students who won awards in the first round, said they had been vaccinated to protect themselves. and protect others.

“I feel incredibly blessed to have won and I encourage other students to enter the contest,” said Rodrigues. for me. I plan to use the credit for the next semester’s tuition, which will help me and my family financially.

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“I’m still in shock that I won something,” Terrell said. “I got the vaccine because I wanted to protect my high-risk children. It (Vaccination Certification System) was super easy to complete; it probably only took me two to three minutes, ”she added.

The next draw dates for the program will take place during the weeks of:

  • September 13, 2021
  • September 20, 2021
  • September 27, 2021
  • October 11, 2021

For more information on the program and additional resources that EMU has assembled regarding COVID-19, click here.

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