CBA is pleased to announce that Stephen Chowaniec of Williamsville, NY is the winner of the school’s 29thAnnual Corvette Raffle, sponsored by East Syracuse Chevrolet and bannerenvy.com.
Chowaniec’s winning ticket number was 102343. The second prize winner of $1,000 was Robert Arata of Belmont, CA (ticket number 088509). Winning third prize of $500 was Nicole Bartlett of Baldwinsville. Ticket number 024272.
The names were drawn by President Br. Joseph Jozwiak, FSC at an assembly in the Lynch Gymnasium. Also on hand was Town of Dewitt Police Officer Brittany Mangano.
Proceeds from the raffle help to benefit the Financial Aid and Scholarship programs at CBA.
“This is our 29thannual corvette raffle drawing and once again, it has been a success,”Brother Jozwiak said. “People not only in New York State and Central New York support this raffle, but from all over the country. For that, we are so grateful.
“Since we began this raffle twenty-nine years ago, over $4 million dollars has been raised to help provide tuition to students in need,” Brother Jozwiak added. “We thank everyone for their continued support throughout the years.”
Chowaniec could choose between the 2019 Corvette Stingrayor $40,000. He chose the car. Brother Jozwiak contacted Chowaniec to tell him he was the winner.
“I wish I had thanked Brother more on the phone,”Chowaniec said later. “But I was so in shock. I just want everyone to know how grateful I am to win this.”
“The corvette raffle is one of CBA’s major fundraising events and something our school community looks forward to each year,”Annemarie Mosley, Director of Special Events and Programs at CBA said. “It is a vital part of sustaining the outstanding programs and facilities we offer our students at CBA. We thank all of those who supported this year’s corvette raffle, especially our parent volunteers, and we congratulate Stephen Chowaniec, this year’s winner.”
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