Do it for Babydog Round 2: Gov. Justice presents 2021 Corvette to Monongalia County man


Jeffery Darnell of Morgantown becomes latest big winner in vaccination sweepstakes
MORGANTOWN, WV – Gov. Jim Justice and Babydog gave one vaccinated West Virginian the surprise of a lifetime today, presenting him with a new luxury sports car through the “Do it for Babydog: Round 2” Vaccination Sweepstakes.

Jeffery Darnell of Morgantown was named as the winner of a 2021 Chevrolet Corvette.
Darnell was one of 25 big winners in the “Do it for Babydog” sweepstakes this week.
Earlier in the day, Gov. Justice visited George Washington High School in Kanawha County to surprise student Ashlee Wilcher, announcing that she had won a full four-year scholarship to any public college or university in the state, including room and board, tuition, and books; a prize valued at over $100,000.
Then, the Governor surprised both Lilly Keith from Buckhannon-Upshur High School in Upshur County and Mason Thompson from Philip Barbour High School in Barbour County, announcing that they too had each won full-ride college scholarships through the sweepstakes.
While at Buckhannon-Upshur High School, the Governor also recognized Benjamin Currence, who last week was announced as a scholarship winner through the sweepstakes as well.
Wilcher, Keith, and Thompson were among five college scholarship winners this week.

Chase Donaldson of Summersville and Angela Watts of Cross Lanes were also drawn as scholarship winners.

Additional winners were announced today for prizes including a custom boat, a dream wedding valued at $150,000, free gas for 10 years, premium ATVs, top-of-the-line zero turn lawn mowers, WVU and Marshall University football or basketball season ticket packages, and season passes to West Virginia ski resorts.

Today marked the fifth of six weeks of prize giveaways as part of “Do it for Babydog: Round 2.”
SEPT. 30, 2021

Full Ride College Scholarship Winners
Chase Donaldson, Summersville
Lilly Keith, Buckhannon
Mason Thompson, Belington
Angela Watts, Cross Lanes
Ashlee Wilcher, South Charleston

2021 Corvette Winner
Jeffery Darnell, Morgantown

Custom Fishing Boat / Pontoon Boat Winner
Sandra Adkins, Ripley

$150,000 Dream Wedding Winner
Ines Frazier, Kenova

Free Gas for 10 Years Winners
Sharon Heslep, Princeton
Andrew Koontz, Wheeling

Premium ATV / Side-by-Side Winners
Sherrie Browning, Stirrat
Marsha Isaacs, Branchland

Zero-Turn Lawn Mower Winners
Natasha Barker, Princeton
Donna Hoffer, Scott Depot

WVU Football/Basketball Season Ticket Package Winners
Mike Adams, Nitro
Debra Boyd, Fairmont
Ralph Post, Volga

Marshall Football/Basketball Season Ticket Package Winners
Connie Dorsey, Sissonville
Judy Learmonth, Fayetteville
Jamie Parker, Alderson

Ski Resort Season Passes Winners
Mary Kay Bartolovich, Moundsville
Dina Criniti, South Charleston
Anjelik Farley, Charleston
Victoria Slaven, Millwood
Pamela Thistlethwaite, South Charleston
Vaccinated West Virginians only have one more chance to win in Round 2 of the “Do it for Babydog: Save a life, Change your life” Vaccination Sweepstakes.

All West Virginians who have had at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine can register at for an opportunity to join the list of winners.
Week 5 - Sept. 30 (Today)
Week 6 - Oct. 7
*Those who previously registered for Round 1 of the vaccination sweepstakes are required to register again to be eligible for Round 2*
Online registration to be eligible to win in the next prize drawing will remain open until Sunday, Oct. 3, at 11:59 p.m. EDT. The final round of prize winners will be announced next Thursday, Oct. 7.

Free COVID-19 vaccinations are currently available to all West Virginians ages 12 and older.

All West Virginians interested in being vaccinated are encouraged to visit or call the West Virginia Vaccine Info Line: 1-833-734-0965. The info line is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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