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Dumpster-diving college student awarded $10,000 in pennies for winning 'Ultimate Cheapskate' award

Starting in October Miss Hillam, who is studying exercise physiology, had to compete in a series of weekly challenges devised by Zions Bank.

These included selecting discount coupons that would save the most money, guessing the cost of meals, and scouring a film set for loose change.

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