Judson University's "Lynn Hammerlund is known as a bit of a trivia buff," begins an article appearing on Lakeinthehills.patch.com. The article, written by Stephanie Price, continues:
In fact, her friends and family refer to her as the "Trivia Queen."
The Lake in the Hills resident, who also serves as president for the Algonquin Area Public Library Board, even appeared 11 years ago on the “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” show. Unfortunately, she never answered her way into the “hot seat.”
And, as exciting as that opportunity was, there was still one dream on Hammerlund’s bucket list: To appear as a contestant on Jeopardy.
Hammerlund realized that dream in November.
After trying on two previous occasions to compete on Jeopardy - the first in September of 2001 and the second in 2008 - Hammerlund finally was called into the spotlight. While she is not allowed to disclose how well she did during her appearance, viewers can find out for themselves by tuning in at 3:30 p.m. on ABC Channel 7 starting the week of January 16.
Read the full story at LakeintheHills.patch.com.