The Oakland, California engineering manager grew up in Dayton. She graduated from Chaminade-Julienne High School where she was active in Drama Club, appearing in such productions as “To Kill a Mockingbird” and “Snoopy.” She also participated in the Dayton Playhouse’s productions of “Mame,” “Oliver!” and “Scrooge.”
Schneider, who began competing on Nov. 17, also made history as the first trans person to qualify for the Tournament of Champions.
Her engaging, fun and impressive quest for trivia glory resumes Dec. 20.
“Jeopardy” airs weeknights at 7:30 on WDTN Channel 2.