AKRON, Ohio - Elyria City Schools is the proud recipient of a $50,000 cash prize through FirstEnergy's Thanks a Million giveaway.
"This is a very generous donation from FirstEnergy Solutions," said Paul Rigda, superintendent of the Elyria City School District. "Contributions from our business partners in Elyria not only help us to meet our goal of providing an excellent education to students attending the Elyria Schools, but also send a strong message to the community that FirstEnergy Solutions supports education as a way to strengthen the community we both serve."
In all, eight businesses will win $50,000 each, eight residents will win $25,000 each, and FirstEnergy Solutions will give $50,000 to each residential winner's local school district to use however they see fit.
The giveaway is an opportunity for residents and businesses throughout Ohio to win cash prizes and secure a low electric generation price for four or seven years.