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Packers, Edvest announce "Rookie Reporter" winner

Sep 21, 2016

The Green Bay Packers and Edvest today announced the winners of the “Rookie Reporter” contest, awarding six Wisconsin children the opportunity to be a Packers “Rookie Reporter” during the 2016 NFL season.

The winners also received a $1,000 Edvest 529 college savings account, four tickets to a 2016 regular season Packers home game, and autographed merchandise.

As a Packers “Rookie Reporter” each winning child had an opportunity to interview a Packers player, and the first interview video will be aired in-stadium and on Packers.com beginning this week. The remaining winners’ videos will be aired in-stadium and posted on packers.com throughout the season.

Below are the winners:

  • Madeline Burton of Hartland, Wis. interviewed Randall Cobb. The interview will be posted on Packers.com on Friday, Sept. 23 and will air in-stadium during the Packers-Lions game on Sept. 25.

  • Kieran Stewart of Oconomowoc, Wis. interviewed Jordy Nelson. The interview will be posted on Packers.com on Friday, Oct. 7 and will air-in stadium during the Packers-Giants game on Oct. 9.

  • Lucas Banker of New Berlin, Wis. interviewed Mason Crosby. The interview will be posted on Packers.com on Friday, Oct. 14 and will air in-stadium during the Packers-Cowboys game on Oct. 16.

  • Logan Des Lauries interviewed Morgan Burnett. The interview will be posted on Packers.com on Friday, Oct. 21, and will air in-stadium during the Packers-Bears game on Oct. 20.

  • Rachel Van Hefty of De Pere, Wis. interviewed Micah Hyde. The interview will be posted on Packers.com on Friday, Dec. 2, and will air in-stadium during the Packers-Texans game on Dec. 4.

  • Riley Tambingson of Manitowoc, Wis. interviewed Eddie Lacy. The interview will be posted on Packers.com on Friday, Dec. 22, and will air in-stadium during the Packers-Vikings game on Dec. 24.

“Rookie Reporter” is sponsored by the Green Bay Packers and the Edvest College Savings Plan.

About Edvest:

Edvest is Wisconsin’s 529 College Savings Plan designed to help families save for higher education expenses. It takes just $25 and 15 minutes to start an Edvest college savings plan. Account owners can choose from 17 investment portfolios while enjoying one of the lowest cost 529 plans in the country along with in-state tax advantages for Wisconsin residents.

Strategic Insights recently ranked Edvest as the 4th lowest cost 529 plan and Savingforcollege.com awarded the program a 5-Cap Rating, which indicates that a 529 plan offers outstanding flexibility, attractive investments and additional economic benefits. The Edvest College Savings Plan also maintains a Bronze rating from Morningstar.

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