Two Winners Receive a Total of $10,000 in NEST 529 College Savings Scholarships

Big Dreams $10K Giveaway Winners Announced by First National Bank
of Omaha and Nebraska State Treasurer Stenberg

LINCOLN, Neb.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg, NEST 529 College Savings and
First National Bank of Omaha today announced two winners in the “Big
Dreams $10K Giveaway.” Winners will receive a total of $10,000 in
scholarship money into NEST 529 college savings accounts.

More than 6,800 individuals across the country entered the drawing by
going to Two were randomly selected as winners to receive a
contribution of $5,000 each, provided by First National Bank of Omaha,
program manager for NEST, Nebraska’s 529 College Savings Plans.

The winners are as follows:

  • Matthew Joyce- Cozad, Neb.
  • Charlie Miliner- Hillsborough, N.H.

“Thank you to all who participated in the $10K Giveaway and
congratulations to the winners. We all wish for children’s success and
happiness, and we know that higher education will make a difference in
these young lives. Saving through a NEST savings account is a
significant step toward making these dreams reality,” State Treasurer
Stenberg said.

“We had an overwhelming response,” said Deborah Goodkin, Managing
Director of NEST at First National Bank of Omaha. “We are pleased that
so many found the $10K Giveaway to be a great opportunity to learn more
about saving for college. It is wonderful to see that so many people
throughout the United States recognize the importance of achieving
savings goals by starting early.”

About NEST
NEST is a tax-advantaged 529 college savings plan
and provides four plans to help make saving for college simple and
affordable: NEST Direct College Savings Plan, the NEST Advisor College
Savings Plan, the TD Ameritrade 529 College Savings Plan, and the State
Farm College Savings Plan. The Nebraska State Treasurer serves as
Program Trustee. First National Bank of Omaha serves as Program Manager,
and all investments are approved by the Nebraska Investment Council.
Families nationwide are saving for college using Nebraska’s 529 College
Savings Plans, which have more than 243,000 accounts, including 70,000
in Nebraska. Visit and
for more information.

About First National Bank of Omaha
First National Bank of
Omaha is a subsidiary of First National of Nebraska. First National of
Nebraska is the largest privately owned banking company in the United
States. First National of Nebraska and its affiliates have $20 billion
in assets and 5,000 employee associates. Primary banking offices are
located in Nebraska, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, South Dakota and

Investments Are Not FDIC Insured* · No Bank, State or Federal Guarantee
· May Lose Value

*Except the Bank Savings Individual Investment Option


Nebraska State Treasurer’s Office
Jana Langemach, 402-471-8884
of Communications
National Bank
Mary Hoffa, 402-602-6549
Marketing Director,
College Savings Plans