Purdue grad appears on 'Jeopardy!'

July 9, 2015  


Sawyer Morgan

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek with Purdue graduate Sawyer Morgan
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Purdue alumnus Sawyer Morgan has won $13,590 during a two-day appearance on the popular game show "Jeopardy!"

Morgan, who graduated in May in chemical engineering, took an online test for the show in January 2014 and then completed a 50-question written test and practice game during a follow-up audition in Chicago. He received the invitation to compete on "Jeopardy!"  in March and traveled to Los Angeles to film in April.

Morgan won $11,590 during Tuesday's (July 8) show before taking $2,000 in second place on Wednesday (July 8).

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