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Photos: Pennies from heaven: 'Cheapster' winner gets copper prize

Published: Friday, Nov. 16 2012 4:57 p.m. MST

A giant, 6,900-pound prize of 1 million pennies, $10,000, was given to University of Utah student Jennifer Hillam in Salt Lake City Friday, Nov. 16, 2012. Hillam was one of 10 thrifty finalists in the A giant, 6,900-pound prize of 1 million pennies, $10,000, was given to University of Utah student Jennifer Hillam in Salt Lake City Friday, Nov. 16, 2012. Hillam was one of 10 thrifty finalists in the "Cheapster" online reality show series presented by Zions Bank. A forklift dropped the pennies at the Gateway Mall. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY — A giant, 6,900-pound prize of 1 million pennies, $10,000, was given to University of Utah student Jennifer Hillam in Salt Lake City Friday. Hillam was one of 10 thrifty finalists in the "Cheapster" online reality show series presented by Zions Bank. A forklift dropped the pennies at the Gateway Mall.

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