Memphis lottery winner plans to use money to go back to school - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis lottery winner plans to use money to go back to school

TN Lottery CEO Rebecca Hargrove and Brandon Ware (Source: TN Lottery) TN Lottery CEO Rebecca Hargrove and Brandon Ware (Source: TN Lottery)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

A Memphis man won $500,000 playing a scratch-off lottery ticket.

Brandon Ware bought the "$500,000 Holiday Bonus" ticket from Bartlett's Wine & Spirits.

When asked what he plans to do with the money, Ware said he plans to go back to college to become an accountant.

The Tennessee Lottery has raised more than $3.9 billion to fund education programs since 2004.

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