Speaking to the Hamilton-Middletown Journal-News, Ross Local Schools Superintendent Greg Young spoke of his excitement when he heard learned of the win.
"They showed me the ticket and I just stared at it. I thought, ‘Oh no, this can't be real. Yes, it was real. And I was pretty excited," Young said.
Each member of the syndicate will receive around $18,000 after taxes.
The US Powerball is a multi-state draw that offers a minimum jackpot of $40 million. Numbers are drawn on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 22:59 (EST). The next drawing is on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. The estimated jackpot is $178 million.