6:30 p.m., Nov. 12)
High School EAs to share million dollar lottery prize
group of nine education assistants at St. Peter High School in Fallingbrook
will soon be heading down to Toronto to pick up their million dollar cheque
after winning one of the prizes in the Lotto Max MAXMILLIONS on Friday.
EA will recieve $111,111.11. It's not exactly one, but
it's more than enough to buy a new car, pay off a few
bills, or take a Christmas vacation somewhere warm.
Watt says he plans to use his share of the money to pay
off the new car he bought last week, while Linda Hamilton
is thinking of yaking her husband of almost 25 years on
a trip to Australia.
not life-changing as much as it's life-altering. It definitely
puts a spring in your step," says Hamilton, who only
started working at St. Peter this year after moving over
from St. Matthew High School.
assistants act as support staff providing assistance with
special needs students on an ongoing basis.
group of nine EAs only started buying lottery tickets
three weeks ago.
Watts found out they had won the million dollars he wasn'y
sure how to react.
felt numb initially. It was just 'wow'," said Watts.
demonstrate the thin line between winning the big prize
or just a few bucks, a young Navan man hit five of six
numbers on Saturday's Lotto 6/49. His prize? $2,030.60.
story was made possible thanks to the generous support
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