Greensboro Teenager Wins $ 125,000 for School in Summer time Money four School Attract North Carolina | schooling
NC Health Secretary Mandy Cohen with 16 year old Jessica Klima from Greensboro. “I plan to go to college and become a physiotherapist so I can help people as I’ve seen others,” said Klima.
Courtesy of the NC Department of Health and Human Services
RALEIGH – A Greensboro teenager has won $ 125,000 for the college in the state’s Summer Cash 4 college drawing, state officials said Thursday.
Sixteen-year-old Jessica Klima is the winner of the second round of the state’s drawing – which was created to encourage people to get the COVID-19 vaccination, the NC Department of Health and Human Resources said in a press release.
Klima said she was inspired to get vaccinated after learning that her parents received their vaccinations for COVID-19.
“I plan to go to college and become a physiotherapist so I can help people as I’ve seen others,” said Klima in the press release.
“When they called from the state and told my parents, my whole family was happy, started jumping, screaming and a few days later they still can’t believe it,” said Klima on Thursday at the official announcement that came up Video was recorded and posted online.
Pineville’s Natalie Everett also received a $ 1 million award when her name was drawn in the state’s second “Your Shot at A Million Summer Cash” draw. This drawing also only includes people who have been vaccinated against the highly contagious coronavirus.
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“These life-saving vaccines are our way out of the pandemic and we are making step by step progress,” said Governor Roy Cooper in the press release. “Not only do you protect yourself, your family and friends, but you also get the added bonus of a double chance to win a million dollars.”