Local student wins ‘Vaccinate, Educate, Graduate’ scholarship

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — A Monroe County 10-year-old student won’t have to worry about money for college.

Griffin Resch won the governor’s vaccine scholarship!

He got vaccinated and applied to New York’s "Vaccinate, Educate, Graduate" incentive program and won a free ride to any SUNY or CUNY college or university.

Families who want to apply have until Dec. 19 to get their five to 11 year old vaccinated.

Scholarships include tuition, room and board.

Parents can enter on behalf of their eligible children here or call 1-833-697-4829.