HARRISBURG - A Kulpmont woman led the way for area lottery winners in the month of August with a quarter-million dollar win in the Mega Millions drawing.

The Pennsylvania Lottery website reports that Louise C. Motyka, of Kulpmont, won $250,000 in a Mega Millions drawing last month. Her win increased August's winnings total to $314,010.

The top winner among instant game winners during August was Raymond F. Wywadis Jr., of Mount Carmel, who won $10,000 on a $5 20X the Money ticket.

Other winners, by town name, include:

Ashland

- Tammy S. Alvord, $1,000, Third Edition Goldbar Crossword, $3 ticket.

- Laurie A. Ennis, $1,000, Diamond Millionaire, $20.

Coal Township

- Anna Kinder, $2,500, Big 4, 50-cent bet.

- Dolores Janovich, $2,500, Big 4, 50-cent bet.

- Jonathan J. Slodysko, $5,000, Diamond Millionaire, $20.

- Harley E. Gonsar, $1,000, 10X the Money, $2.

- Stephen P. Nagy, $1,000, Hot $100,000, $5.

- Robert J. Mattis, $1,000, Stacks of Cash, $10.

- Nicole M. Mostik, $1,000, $100 Million Cash Extravaganza, $20.

- Frank J. Mostik, $1,000, $100 Million Cash Extravaganza. $20.

- Donna M. Wisloski, $1,000, Stacks of Cash, $10.

- Harley E. Gonsar, $1,000, Diamond Millionaire, $20.

- Chad Brokenshire, $1,000, Diamond Millionaire, $20.

- Leonard E. Yablonski, $1,000, Pure Gold, $10.

- John P. Cox, $1,000, $10,000 a Month For Life, $5.

Danville

- David A. Gotschal, $1,010, Match 6, $1 per game.

- Cynthia Weaver, $2,500, Big 4, 50-cent bet.

- Matthew R. Maustettler, $1,000, Pure Gold, $10.

- Samuel E. Kelley, $1,000, Million Dollar Mega Multiplier, $20.

- Matthew R. Maustettler, $1,000, $100 Million Cash Extravaganza, $20.

- Tammy Baun, $1,000, Hot $100,000, $5.

Herndon

- Lavernere R. Foreman, $1,000, Bonus Block Bingo, $3.

Kulpmont

- Louise C. Motyka, $250,000, Mega Millions, $1 per game.

- Robert W. Adams, $1,000, 20X the Money, $5.

Mount Carmel

- Patricia L. Howerter, $2,500, Big 4, 50-cent bet.

- Raymond F. Wywadis Jr., $10,000, 20X the Money, $5.

- Joann R. Weissinger, $2,000, Bingo!, $3.

- Gerald Delaney Sr., $1,000, Second Edition $100,000 Bingo, $5.

- Kathleen J. Honecker, $1,000, Diamonds and 7s, $10.

- Daniel A. Dowkus, $1,000, Diamonds and 7s, $10.

Natalie

- Patricia J. Duncan, $1,000, Diamond Millionaire, $20.

Paxinos

- Christine Palacz, $1,000, Big Winner Spectacular, $10.

Shamokin

- Leonard E. Castetter, $2,500, Big 4, 50-cent bet.

- James L. Kodack, $1,000, Diamond Millionaire, $20.

- James Kodak, $1,000, $100 Million Cash Extravaganza, $20.

- Joann Weikel, $1,000, $100 Million Cash Extravaganza, $20.

- Joshua A. Derk, $1,000, Hot $100,000, $5.

- David C. Erdman, $1,000, Hot $100,000, $5.

- Fred F. Metzger Jr., $1,000, Stacks of Cash, $10.

- Susan Witmer, $1,000, Big Winner Spectacular, $10.

- Sharon L. Heath, $1,000, 10X the Money, $2.

Wilburton

- Diane E. Becker, $2,500, Big 4, 50-cent bet.