(Reuters ) The Hill family took home a $136million lump-sum payout after taxes. They are, left to right, Sons Cody, Jarod, adopted daughter Jaiden, and Cindy and Mark Hill. Lottery director May Scheve is pictured far right.
The winning couple graduated from North Platte High School in Dearborn and have donated to a scholarship fund at that school.
Nicest Winners? Couple Use $290M to Fund Scholarships, Build a Fire Station
FEBRUARY 25, 2013 The Hills, a simple, working-class family, have three grown sons and a six-year-old daughter, Jaiden, who they adopted from China.
The Hills are giving money to civic projects in Mr. Hill's hometown of Camden Point, Missouri, and still live in nearby Dearborn, Missouri, as they did before winning the jackpot.
The Hills will pay for a new Camden Point fire station and ball field and gave the town more than $50,000 to buy land for a new sewage treatment plant that will eventually allow residents to give up individual septic tanks, Mayor Boydston said.Read more: Daily Mail