North Shore Woman Wins $1,000 Sweepstakes

Local woman is one of five regional winners throughout the United States.

Brianne Petrey of Deerfield talks about winning the Barnes & Noble Sweepstakes.
Brianne Petrey of Deerfield talks about winning the Barnes & Noble Sweepstakes.

How would you like to have $1,000 to spend at a bookstore?

Brianne Petrey of Deerfield got that opportunity when she was given a $1,000 gift card from Barnes & Noble Saturday as one of five regional winners in the company’s Discovery Friday Local Sweepstakes in the Deerfield store.

In Petrey’s case, a lot of the money will be spent buying books for graduate study in speech pathology. A 2008 graduate from Deerfield High School who earned her undergraduate degree from Marquette University in the spring, she plan to attend graduate school in the fall.

Not only did Petrey earn a gift card, but Barnes & Noble will also donate $1,000 worth of books to an organization of her choice. She chose Tutoring Chicago. Right now she uses her education doing in home tutoring of children with autism.

Petrey was the lone winner in 10 midwestern states. Learn more about her and how she won on the exclusive Patch video.

Want Highland Park news in your inbox? Subscribe to Patch's newsletter. Then, "like" us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something