The third round of winners for the Massachusetts VaxMillions Giveaway were announced Thursday.
The winner of this week's $1 million prize is Leo Costinos of Attleboro. He is a controller at a financial firm and said he plans to use the money to help pay for college for his children.
The winner of this week's $300,000 college scholarship is Lilla Eliet of Reading. She is entering the eighth grade at Coolidge Middle School and is interested in pursuing a career in medicine.
According to officials, over 2.5 million people have signed up for VaxMillions. That includes 2.3 million residents 18 and older and over 163,000 residents between the ages of 12 and 17.
As part of the giveaway, fully vaccinated residents ages 18 and older are eligible to win one of five $1 million cash prices. Residents between the ages of 12 and 17 who are fully vaccinated can enter to win one of five $300,000 scholarship grants.
Thursday is the registration deadline for the fourth VaxMillions giveaway. Winners will be drawn on Monday and announced on Aug. 19. That is also the day of the registration deadline for the fifth and final giveaway, which will be announced on Aug. 26.
To enter, go to VaxMillionsGiveaway.com. Anyone who doesn't have internet access or who needs assistance can call 211.