Olathe resident is grand prize winner in the American Family Insurance Dream Big, Win Big Sweepstakes

Olathe, Kan. (Feb. 14, 2012) — Linda Allison of Olathe was selected as the grand prize winner in the Dream Big, Win Big College Sweepstakes sponsored by American Family. She was recently presented with the keys to a brand new 2012 GMC Terrain SUV.

Linda is employed as a para-educator at Central Elementary in the Olathe school district. A single mother of one, she also cares for a niece and nephew who live with her part-time. She is excited and grateful her entry was chosen as the grand prize winner and sees it as a "dream come true."

The American Family Insurance Dream Big Win Big Sweepstakes gave college sports fans a chance to win the new vehicle as well as trips and VIP packages to college football games. Beginning last fall, fans could enter the sweepstakes online and at 17 participating colleges and universities.

The sweepstakes was open to those 18 years and older who live in one of American Family's 19 operating states: Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin.

The grand prize winner was drawn from thousands of entries.

Based in Madison, Wis., American Family Insurance offers auto insurance, homeowners insurance, life insurance, health insurance, business and farm/ranch insurance in 19 states. American Family Mutual Insurance Company is the nation's third-largest mutual property/casualty insurance company. Web: www.amfam.com; Facebook: www.facebook.com/amfam; Twitter: www.twitter.com/amfam.