Redwood City teacher to appear on 'Jeopardy!'

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A Redwood City teacher will be appearing on 'Jeopardy!' on Tuesday night.

A Redwood City teacher will be appearing on "Jeopardy!" Tuesday night. Sequoia High School history teacher Lydia Cuffman will take part in the Teacher's Tournament.

Cuffman's class received a personalized game of "Jeopardy!" on Tuesday morning. Her students broke into teams and competed against each other.

Cuffman first applied for the show when she was around her students' age.

"If anyone was hoping to be on the show, keep trying, because I tried out multiple times before I got on the show. Persistence will be rewarded," she said.

It won't be easy, though.

An estimated 200,000 people sign up to take the "Jeopardy!" test each year and only 400 make it to the final contestants pool.

The winner of the 11-day Teacher's Tournament will walk away with $100,000.

You can catch "Jeopardy!" at 7 p.m. Tuesday on ABC7 or stream it with the WATCH ABC app.
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