Though Kate Laubscher, a sophomore at Northeastern University from Woodside, won't advance to the Jeopardy college championship finals, she will walk away from the competition with a $10,000 semifinalist prize.
In the final question, she doubled her score to $14,000 by correctly answering the clue, "At 24 he began a verse retelling of the Cupid and Psyche myth, including a character named Caspian," with "Who is C.S. Lewis?"
However, it wasn't enough to catch Mr. Ali's $18,201 points or finalist Ms. Dubnik's $35,601.
Ms. Laubscher, who studies political science and communications, was asked by the show's host, Alex Trebek, what she plans to do after college. She said she doesn't know but wants to combine the two.
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