First winner of CMU vaccine incentive scholarship program announced

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MT. PLEASANT, Mich. (WOOD) — Central Michigan University has announced the first round of winners for its vaccine incentive program.

Johnathan Taft, a senior, won the grand prize of scholarships to cover a year of tuition, CMU said in a Wednesday release. Taft, from Greenville, was surprised with the news during a Zoom call.

Along with the grand prize winner, 100 students won $75 gift cards.

There will be four grand prize winners in total over four drawings.

The next drawing will be on Aug. 23.

Students can schedule a vaccination appointment on campus by calling CMU Health at 989.774.6599.

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