Lexington student to be on 'Jeopardy!' Kids Week

gkocher1@herald-leader.comMarch 7, 2010 

A Lexington student is among 15 from the across the country who will compete on Kids Week on the game show Jeopardy!

Will Walters, 12, is among the contestants who will be in Los Angeles this week to tape the show. The Kids Week shows are scheduled to air July 5 to 9.

Jeopardy! airs at 7:30 p.m. weekdays on WKYT (Channel 27).

The winner of each show will receive a minimum guarantee of $15,000. The winners and their families will also receive a trip to one of five exotic places, courtesy of National Geographic and Lindblad Expeditions. Among the possible prize destinations are the Arctic region of Norway to search for polar bears; the rainforests of Costa Rica and the Panama Canal; Baja, Mexico, to see whales and dolphins; the wilderness of Alaska; or the Galapagos Islands.

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