BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Today is the day!
On Friday morning, we found out who were the first two winners of the LA Shot At A Million lottery.
The first two winners are Clement Dasalla and Skyla Degrasse.
The Louisiana Department of Health provided these details about the winners: .
- Clement Dasalla, an 80-year-old New Orleans resident, won the first of four $100,000 Shot At A Million cash prizes
- Skyla Degrasse, a 17-year-old from Hammond, won the first of nine $100,000 scholarships
“Congratulations to Clement and Skyla for being our first Shot At A Million winners and for getting the COVID-19 vaccine so they can protect themselves and others. All across Louisiana, more and more people like Clement and Skyla are choosing to go Sleeves Up — and right now you have four more chances to join them as Shot At A Million winners,” said Gov. Edwards. “Now more than ever, we need our people to be protected against COVID-19 and, thankfully, we have three safe and effective vaccines that will do just that. So, go get your first vaccine and then register at ShotAtAMillion.com. Together, we can end the COVID pandemic in Louisiana.”
The winner was announced prior to the governor’s news conference.
According to the Louisiana Department of Health, “as of noon yesterday, there were 720,793 registrants for Shot At A Million.”
The deadline for the next lottery drawing is on Friday, July 16 at 11:59:59 PM CDT.
If you would like to learn more about Louisiana’s Shot At A Million, visit Bring Back Louisiana.