ASHEVILLE, N.C. - The Bulldog Athletic Association held its Dream Getaway Scholarship Raffle Monday night at the Wilma Sherrill Center.


More than 750 tickets were sold for the fundraising event with more than $40,000 raised for the UNC Asheville student-athlete scholarship fund.   


Monday’s event was sponsored by the Lewis Financial Group, LLC of Wells Fargo Advisors.


Three big prizes were given out on Monday and they came at the end of the reverse raffle. A weekend trip to New York City was third prize and that went to Tony Pelle.


The second prize was a five-day trip to a Sandals Resort for two and that went to Ron Payne.


The grand prize is a seven-day Alaskan cruise for two that includes airfare and the winner of that was John Ellis.