Debra Stevens of Sherrills Ford won $149,717 when her Cash 5 ticket matched all five numbers in Sunday’s (April 4) drawing. She purchased the winning Quick Pick ticket from the Lake Norman Grocery on River Highway in Mooresville. Ms. Stevens claimed her prize Monday at lottery headquarters in Raleigh and took home $105,925 after required federal and state tax withholdings.
Ticket sales from games like Cash 5 make it possible for the lottery to raise more than $725 million per year for education. A $10 million grant, using money raised by the lottery, will help Catawba County to replace a 57-year-old building with a new academic wing at Newton-Conover High School. For details on how lottery funds are used, visit nclottery.com and click on the “Impact” section.