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$35 million dollars transferred to Education Fund
3/14/2002

Columbia, SC: The South Carolina Education Lottery (SCEL) is pleased to announce the second monthly transfer of $21,675,000 to the State Treasurer for deposit into the Education Lottery Account.

To date, the SCEL has transferred $35 million dollars to the Education Fund. Last month, the SCEL made a deposit of over $13 million dollars.

"This kind of news energizes us", says SCEL Executive Director, Ernie Passailaigue. "The educational opportunities available to the citizens of South Carolina will be greatly enhanced."

The Education Lottery Act requires the SCEL to make a monthly transfer of the lottery proceeds to the State Treasurer.


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