Wednesday, 25 April 2018 16:15

UMAINE holds raffle for free tuition Featured

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ORONO - We all know tuition can cost a lot of money.


So the University of Maine is offering a chance to win a year's worth of free tuition with a raffle.


Thousands of students participate to take a chance for something that will cover a major expense in their lives.


President of the UMaine alumni association John Diamond said, "It's fun to make the call to the individual who has won to say guess what you've just won a year's worth of tuition at the University of Maine, and sometimes they don't believe it. One year a student who one was actually watching us stream the drawing live on the computer and couldn't believe he heard his name mentioned."


Students can head to and ask for tickets.


The suggested donation is $5 but is not required.

Shonna Narine

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Shonna Narine joined the ABC7 and FOX22 team in August 2017. Originally from Long Island (although she hides her accent for TV) she's excited to see what Maine has to offer.

She graduated from Five Towns College in D...