State Treasurer Curtis Loftis Announces Winners of 2017 #FutureScholarHoller Facebook Sweepstakes

Two South Carolina Football Fans Selected from Facebook Entries for
College Savings Prize Pack and Scholarship

Columbia, South Carolina – November 9, 2017 – Today State Treasurer Curtis Loftis announced the winners of the privately funded Future Scholar Holler Facebook Sweepstakes, which called on parents across the state to post a photo on Facebook of their child sporting USC or Clemson gear with the hashtag “#FutureScholarHoller” for a chance to win $529 in college savings and a football prize pack.

The randomly selected winners, their photo entries and prizes are as follows:

Clemson University Winner: The Johnson Family

  • Four tickets to Clemson-Citadel game on Saturday, November 18 at the Clemson Memorial Stadium
  • A $529 Future Scholar contribution presented by Treasurer Loftis on-field before kickoff
  • A tour of the stadium
  • An item signed by head coach Dabo Swinney

University of South Carolina Winner: The Jonas Family

  • Four tickets to USC-Florida game on Saturday, November 11 at the Williams-Brice Stadium
  • A $529 Future Scholar contribution presented by Treasurer Loftis on-field before kickoff
  • Four pregame sideline passes
  • An item signed by head coach Will Muschamp

“It was wonderful to see so many beautiful family photo entries. We thank all who participated in #FutureScholarHoller and extend a hearty congratulations to the winners,” said Treasurer Loftis. “This contest was a great way to get families fired up about football while simultaneously raising awareness about the importance of saving for college with Future Scholar. We are proud to see how dedicated our state’s parents are to helping their children achieve a higher education, and look forward to the success of all Future Scholar Gamecocks and Tigers.”

The sweepstakes was open for entry from September 18 to October 20. To qualify, each entrant was required to be the parent or guardian of a legal resident of South Carolina under the age of 18 (infants to high school seniors). No state funds were used for this sweepstakes, in the marketing of this sweepstakes or Future Scholar. For more information on #FutureScholarHoller, click here.

About Future Scholar
Future Scholar is South Carolina’s 529 College Savings Plan. It is administered through the Office of State Treasurer Curtis Loftis.  No state funds are used in the marketing of Future Scholar or in the funding of the Future Scholar Holler Sweepstakes. For more information, visit or follow @SCStateTreasurer on Facebook.