Dayton native Amy Schneider on Thursday became further entrenched as the winningest woman in “Jeopardy!” history.
She stands alone in fourth place with 22 consecutive games won after a tight race.
Schneider was ahead of her contestants, but host Ken Jennings noted that all three were well positioned for Final Jeopardy!
Ranked #4 for consecutive games won: Amy Schneider! 👏 pic.twitter.com/dntnhKkyVQ— Jeopardy! (@Jeopardy) December 30, 2021
However, she was the only one to correctly answer: “Confirming a theory, fossils found with this explorer in 1912 included a plant from more than 250 million years ago” with (Robert Falcon) Scott.
Schneider’s take on Thursday was $25,600, bringing her 22-day total to $831,600.
The Chaminade-Julienne graduate shared toward the start of the show that in high school she scored a perfect 1600 on her SATs.
She can be seen on “Jeopardy!” weeknights at 7:30 on WDTN Channel 2.
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