Little Rock eStem student Leonard Cooper has won the Jeopardy! Teen Tournament.
The 17-year-old takes home a $75,000 grand prize.
Photo courtesy: Jeopardy.com
Update (Feb. 11):
Little Rock eStem student Leonard Cooper has advanced to the finals of the "Jeopardy! Teen Tournament."
After coasting through the quarterfinal and semifinal rounds, Cooper faces a deficit after the first round of the two-day final, but the eStem community is confident he can complete the comeback and secure victory.
Regardless of the outcome, eStem says they are proud of Leonard's success and the incredible way he has represented their school and community.
Original Story (Nov. 13, 2012):
An Arkansas student will soon be representing the Natural State on national television.
Little Rock student Leonard Cooper is one of 16 teens chosen out of 10,000 to appear on the popular quiz show "Jeopardy!."
Cooper is a senior at eStem Charter School and will compete in the "Jeopardy! Teen Tournament" in Los Angeles.
"They asked about everything from Greek mythology to Bruno Mars albums," Cooper said. "Some of the stuff is real current events, current news stuff, and some of the stuff is well, ancient history."
Cooper says the shows will be shot this Monday and Tuesday and will air in January.