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Posted on Thu, Feb 2, 2012 : 11:38 p.m.

U-M junior Connie Shi wins her first round of the 'Jeopardy!' college tournament

By Jenn McKee

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Connie Shi, an Okemos native and U-M junior, won her first round of competition on the "Jeopardy!" college tournament, which aired Thursday, February 2.

She finished with $19,000, and will next appear in the semi-finals, which are scheduled to begin airing next week.

A detailed rundown of some of the show's highlights can be found at

Jenn McKee is the entertainment digital journalist for Reach her at or 734-623-2546, and follow her on Twitter @jennmckee.



Fri, Feb 3, 2012 : 5:20 p.m.

I watch Jeopardy everyday, and it would figure that the one day I don't watch it a local girl wins the show lol! Congratulations Connie I will most definitely watch tonight and I will be rooting for you! Go Blue!

Kai Petainen

Fri, Feb 3, 2012 : 5:10 p.m.

in a week fulll of terrible news... its nice to hear this. wow. congrats. go blue!


Fri, Feb 3, 2012 : 4:46 p.m.

Congratulations! Go BLUE!


Fri, Feb 3, 2012 : 4:38 p.m.

What about the Michigan State student on college Jeopardy? Oh, wait...

Mary Bilyeu

Fri, Feb 3, 2012 : 2:35 p.m.

Excellent - congratulations! :)