Academy Chatter: If you won a lottery like the Powerball, what would you do with the money?

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MariJo Lesatz, junior: “I would put half of the money in the bank and use the rest to buy shoes and donate to charities.”

Ben Lelinski, sophomore: “Help out some people and put money away for my future family.”

Clare Ravizza, sophomore: “I’d love to use the money to travel.”

Aeva VerBoort, freshman: “I would make sure my family is set for the rest of their lives and donate to charities, or even start my own.”

Andrew Grusen, sophomore: “I would go to the movies. Still might not be enough though…”

Katie Romes, sophomore: “Probably pay for my college and my sisters’ colleges. Then buy my parents a house and travel the world.”

Keighley Blindauer, freshman: “I would split the money with all of my family members, use the money for college and travel the world with my friends and family.”

Stephanie Huss, freshman: “I would probably use the money to get some new clothes, help out my family (bills, taxes, etc.), get an iPhone 6s and a car and treat my friends and family to dinner. The rest I would store in the bank.”

Hannah Ciriacks, sophomore: “Pay for all my friends’ college expenses, donate a lot, and move up north to a cabin in the middle of nowhere on a lake.”

Dru Faikel, junior: “I’d keep some of it for myself but then give the rest away to the people who really need it.”

Olivia Allen, sophomore: “I’d go on vacation.”

Anna Huntley, freshman: “I would go to Lithuania.”

Rachel Stover, freshman: “I would put 50% in savings, donate 20% and do something else with the rest.”

Olivia Vanden Elzen, freshman: “I would put 49% in savings, donate 11% and the rest I’d spend.”

Bella Zent, freshman: “I’d put half in savings, donate some and spend the rest.”

Olivia Escalante, sophomore: “Save it and use it for my college tuition.”

Olivia Bumb, sophomore: “Go on vacation and give some to charity.”

Lilly Brada, sophomore: “I’d buy a house somewhere tropical and go on vacation.”

Danielle Lippert, sophomore: “I’d go on vacation, give money to my family and donate some to charity.”