SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - For the first year in its history, the KSPR St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway sold out of all tickets available to the public.
The winner was announced during a one-hour special on the giveaway on KSPR-TV at 6 p.m. Sunday, and coming away with the big prize is Tyrone Derish.
The Dream Home's value is estimated at $350,000 and is located in the Olde Ivy neighborhood of south Springfield, near the Springfield Conservation Nature Center. The house, built by MGM Properties, Inc., consists of 2,800 square feet of living space, three covered porches, custom cabinets and granite countertops.
Eleven other people took home prizes donated by businesses that were involved with the Dream Home Giveaway as well.
For more on the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and its mission, which the Dream Home supports, click here.