These are all Seniors:
Joe Vertnik (Mound, MN)
Emily Greenberg (Westport, CT)
Barrett Block (Lexington, KY)
J! R Board:
SURPRISE! I GOT YOU A LANDMARK! (each picture has the landmark placed in a present box & is revealed if someone gets it correct or it's a TS)
19TH CENTURY AMERICA
COMPLETES THE BOOK TITLE
When a TO's taken, Emily leads w/ $3,400 to Barrett's $2,800 & Joe's $1,800. And the DD behind the $800 Before Finals screen goes to Emily w/ $4K; her leading margin between her & Barrett's $800, while Joe has hit $2K. She wagers face value.
In the calendar year, it's the penultimate federal holiday.
"What is Christmas?" is incorrect- it's Thanksgiving. $4,400's her post-R1 score & she's $2K ahead of Joe for second place; Barrett's still in front of this class at $7,800.
LT (all unattempted): $1,800
Another Half-Dozen Topics, Right Out of that Chute:
NEW IN MERRIAM-WEBSTER
GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
HIGH SCHOOL GEOGRAPHY
A STUDENT OF HISTORY
As A Student of History's wrapping up, Barrett un-buries a DD w/ $12,600, just $200 off Joe's leading score; Emily's a fairly close third w/ $8,400. Barrett goes for $4K & the lead back on the following:
Paul Ryan was greatly influenced by this female novelist who studied History in Russia.
"Who is Anne Rand?"...he should be smiling- $16,600's his new first-place total! After it was left alone for a while because its $1,200 clue was a TS, Emily goes right back to it for $1,600 at the right time for the last remaining DD in this rd. of competition; she sits at $9,200, Joe's at 12 G's & Barrett's all but in the semis w/ $18,200. For another thou:
This AL city, the first Confederate capital, has a Jefferson Davis high.
"What is Montgomery?"...after talking it out a bit, she got it.
SOLE ATTEMPTED TS: $1,200 ("Hy")
UNATTEMPTED LT: $4K (none of those three teens knew Steve Harvey's the current "Family Feud" host who's also hosting a talk show)
TOTAL DJ! LT: $5,200
FJ! TOPIC: Short Stories.
It says "The body of the trooper having been buried in the churchyard, the ghost rides fourth...in nightly quest of his head".
EMILY: "What is The Legend of Sleepy Hollow?" ($8K) = $18,200
JOE: SAME RESPONSE & WAGER AS EMILY = $20K
BARRETT: SAME AS OTHERS ($3,801) = $24,001
ALL THREE ARE GOING TO THE SEMIS W/ TORI & IRENE!