I'll take Penn Charter OPCs for $1000, Alex.
Answer: This alumna of William Penn Charter School is the Tuesday contestant on "Jeopardy!"
Question: Who is Julie Thompson Bender OPC '99?
"After taking the online test and auditioning to appear on the show back in September of 2018, I received a call to come out to Los Angeles and compete in November. Fast forward through month of cramming and studying every fact I could get my hands on, and it was tape day. My mom and brother (Andy Thompson OPC '96), as well as my husband, joined me in the studio."
"It was a whirlwind experience, and a lot of fun," Julie said of the taping.
"The staff of Jeopardy! make sure everyone leaves having had a great time, win or lose. I highly recommend trying out – a lot of that Penn Charter education stays with you, even 20 years later!"
Tune in to see Julie's episode this Tuesday, Jan. 22.