Sunday, February 1, 2015

"Jeopardy!" 2015 Teachers Tournament To Begin February 2nd

Beginning tomorrow after Super Bowl Sunday, Jeopardy! will be kicking off its fifth Teachers Tournament. The two-week event features 15 of the nation’s brightest and smartest K-12 teachers competing to win tourney’s $100,000 grand prize and a coveted spot in the show's next Tournament of Champions. The runner-up and the third place contender will receive generous consolation prizes of $50,000 and $25,000, respectively. Take a look at the roster of contestants who will be competing in the opening qualifying quarterfinals round this week in the list below. 

● Tracy Alexander, an AP English teacher from Sahuarita, AZ
● Mary Bayer, a drama teacher from Elgin, IL
● Lydia Cuffman, a World, U.S., and Latin American History teacher from Redwood City, CA
● Adam Elkana-Hale, a math teacher from St. Louis, MO
● Cathy Farrell, a Physics and General Science teacher from New Boston, MI
● Jennifer Giles, a bilingual education teacher from Longmont, CO
● Chris Grinvalds, a World History and computer teacher from Yutan, NE
● Eric Hack, a Latin teacher from Exmore, VA
● Martha Jackson, a Math and Speech teacher from Tabor, IA
● Michael Jones, a Special Education teacher from Madison, WI
● Kate La Riviere-Gagner, a 5th and 6th grade classroom teacher from North Ferrisburgh, VT
● MaryLou McKenna, an algebra teacher from Hyannis, ME
● Erin McLaughlin, a 5th grade classroom teacher from Brooklyn, NY
● Colin O’Grady an English teacher from Alexandria, VA
● Jay Singleton, a Social Studies and Government teacher from Fishersville, VA

Stay tuned and check your local listings for show times. 

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