Who is Christine Whelchel?

Who is Christine Whelchel?

So typed Christine Whelchel, a mom and church organist from Spring Hill, Tenn., in a January 2021 Facebook post. She’d just competed on a trivia podcast, and felt she had not done well. Normally, this would be no big deal. But Whelchel was a devout “Jeopardy!” fan, and she badly wanted to get on the show.

How is Christine whelchel doing?

Christine Whelchel is cancer-free, and now wig-free! The piano teacher and church organist from Spring Hill, Tennessee, is the current Jeopardy! champ, and as she explained in her first appearance on the show last Wednesday, she’s in remission from breast cancer after undergoing treatments last year.

Why did Christine on Jeopardy cut off her hair?

Whelchel revealed that she had been wearing a wig to cover up a short haircut after going through treatment for breast cancer. “I decided I didn’t need to hide behind the wig anymore,” she said. “I want to normalize what going through cancer recovery really looks like.” The show dubbed Whelchel “a strong ‘Jeopardy!’

Is Christine on Jeopardy ill?

“I was diagnosed in March of 2021, and one of the first things I did a couple of weeks after being diagnosed was take the Jeopardy! test,” she said. “And I ended up getting my audition the night before my surgery in May.” A year later, she found herself in the competition.

Does Christine on Jeopardy wear a wig?

“After the winnings, I decided that I didn’t need to hide behind a wig anymore and I wanted to normalize what cancer recovery looks like,” Whelchel said. Christine Whelchel is a contestant on the game show “Jeopardy!” on Feb. 28, 2022. Whelchel is a four-day “Jeopardy!” champion, having already won $73,602.

Who is Megan Wachspress?

Megan Wachspress is a Staff Attorney with the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign, where she utilizes a combination of litigation and policy advocacy strategies to accelerate the closure and prevent the construction of coal- and gas-fired power plants.