5 Times St. Cloud Residents Were Featured on ‘Jeopardy’
If you're a big fan of the trivia show 'Jeopardy' get excited for this one! There's a website called J-Archive that lets you keyword search topics and tell you how many times your search has been a topic on the show. It will also tell you how many people from your hometown have been part of the show too. Cool, huh?!
I wanted to know how many people from St. Cloud have ever made it onto Jeopardy. I don't recall ever hearing about anyone. I was surprised when my searched turned up FIVE results. Check out the people who represented St. Cloud on one of America's favorite game shows.
- Eric Heaton, a software engineer from St. Cloud was a contestant on season 22 in 2006.
- Bob Lahr, owner of St. Cloud DQ on 25th Avenue, was a contestant on season 16 in 2000.
- Gary Bechtold, owner of American Door Works, was on season 26. According to the archive, he's a 3 time champion.
- NIck Yozamp, a student from St. Cloud was a Tournament of Champions wildcard semifinalist in 2010.
- Katie Ganfield from St. Cloud was on season 27 in 2010.