new danger! The champion was crowned After 10 days of intense competition On Friday’s episode, Sam Kavanaugh, a replacement teacher in Minnesota, took home the grand $250,000 win from his latest Tournament of Champions win.
Jennifer Quail, a wine tasting consultant from Dowagiac, Mich., finished second, winning $100,000, while Veronica Vichit-Vadakan finished second. A reference and teaching librarian from Portland, Ore., made $50,000 by taking her third place.
danger! It’s matching Kavanaugh’s prize money with a $250,000 donation to the Hope of the Valley Trebek Center for the Homeless in honor of Alex Trebek, according to a reveal from the show. “The Trebek Center will also help up to 300 people a year. shelter Management of critically ill patients mental health services Internships and Placements substance abuse counseling residential navigation life skills training and medical treatment.”
“It’s amazing that danger! are supporting [the Hope of the Valley Trebek Center for the Homeless]” Jean Trebek said of the donation. The show’s generosity continues to reflect Alex’s desire to help underrepresented communities,” the late wife of the host Jean Trebec said in a statement.
In addition to ending the Tournament of Champions, Friday also marks the end of a 10-day host streak for 2017 tournament winner Buzzy Cohen. Call Me Kat Mayim Bialik will begin running as a guest host on Monday. at 31 May
Previous guests have included former champ Ken Jennings, danger! Producers Mike Richards, News Veteran Katie Curic, TV Personality Dr. Mehmet Oz, NFL Quarterback Aaron Rodgers, Anderson. Orson Cooper from CNN 60 minutes‘ Bill Whitaker.
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