Huron High School science teacher takes second place on Jeopardy’s ‘Teachers Tournament’


By Scott Bolthouse
Hub Editor In Chief


Cathy Farrell, a physics and general science teacher at Huron High School in New Boston, MI took second place during the final round of Jeopardy’s Teachers Tournament. The final took aired on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015 on NBC.farrell

Farrell, a resident of Wyandotte, took home a $50,000 cash prize for her second place finish. The first place prize of $100,000 went to a Jennifer
Giles, a teacher out of Longmont, Co. The third place prize of $25,000 went to Adam Elkana-Hale out of St. Louis, MO.

“This year’s Teachers Tournament is one of the best Jeopardy tournaments we’ve ever had,” said host Alex Trebek.

“The intelligence and charisma of the contestants, combined with exemplary clues and categories from our writers, resulted in a memorable competition that will be sure to excite the teachers’ students watching at home.”

Well done Ms. Farrell!




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