Do it for Babydog Round 2: Gov. Justice announces prize winners in vaccination sweepstakes – September 30, 2021


More prize winners to be announced later today
CHARLESTON, WV – Today, Gov. Jim Justice announced the winners of 25 incredible prizes through his “Do it for Babydog: Round 2” Vaccination Sweepstakes.

Thursday morning, Gov. Justice surprised Ashlee Wilcher at George Washington High School in Kanawha County, 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.

Thursday afternoon, Gov. Justice 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, were among this week's full ride college scholarship winners. While at BUHS, the Governor also recognized Benjamin Currence and Jacob Dodd; two previous scholarship winners through the sweepstakes.

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

Finally Thursday, Gov. Justice surprised Jeffery Darnell of Morgantown at the WVU Erickson Alumni Center, announcing that he had been drawn as the winner of a new 2021 Chevrolet Corvette.

Today marks the fifth of six weeks of prize giveaways as part of “Do it for Babydog: Round 2.”

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.
SEPT. 30, 2021

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

2021 Corvette Winner
Jeffrey 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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