Bethesda Resident Sam Deutsch Wins Jeopardy’s College Championship

Bethesda resident Sam Deutsch, a student at the University of Southern California, was the $100,000 grand prize winner of Jeopardy’s 2016 College Championship this month.

His winning answer was “Biden” and that resulted in a shout out on Twitter, and a letter from the vice president of the United States.

You can watch some highlights from the game show, below:

Major props to University of Southern California’s Sam Deutsch, the 2016 Jeopardy! College champion!

Posted by Jeopardy! on Friday, February 12, 2016

College students are always talking about finals, but this time, there’s a $100k on the line.

Posted by Jeopardy! on Friday, February 12, 2016

Read more about Deutsch’s win in his high school newspaper, The Tide, and by visiting USC’s website, here.

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