Wake County woman wins first $1 million Power 10s top prize

 Jennifer Broadwell of Raleigh is the winner of the first Power 10s $1 million top prize.

Broadwell purchased her lucky $10 ticket from Steve’s on West Garner Road in Garner.

She claimed her prize Tuesday at lottery headquarters in Raleigh.

Broadwell had the choice of taking the $1 million as an annuity of 20 payments of $50,000 a year or a lump sum of $600,000. She chose the lump sum and after required state and federal tax withholdings she took home $424,500.

Power 10s launched in July with four top prizes of $1 million. Three remain to be won.

Ticket sales from scratch-offs make it possible for the lottery to raise more than $700 million per year for education. For details on how $62.6 million raised by the lottery made a difference in Wake County last year, visit www.nclottery.com and click on the “Impact” section.