A Menlo convenience store sold a winning ticket worth $10,000 from the Georgia Lottery’s LOTS of $10,000! scratcher.

Pop’s Country Store, located at 6465 Highway 48 in Menlo, sold the winning ticket.

The winner claimed the prize Tuesday at the Georgia Lottery’s Dalton District Office.

Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $19 billion to the state of Georgia for education. All Georgia Lottery profits go to pay for specific educational programs, including Georgia’s HOPE Scholarship Program and Georgia’s Pre-K Program. More than 1.8 million students have received HOPE, and more than 1.6 million 4-year-olds have attended the statewide, voluntary prekindergarten program.