Family cheers 11-year-old’s ‘Jeopardy!’ win

Written by Charlene V. Martoni
Published in The Journal News

NEW CITY—Phyllis and Tony Morena’s grandson has been watching “Jeopardy!” since he was a toddler, and now he has become an expert.

An episode that aired on July 8 showed Tony Harkin, 11, winning first place on “Jeopardy! Kids Week.”

After passing an initial 30 question online test, he continued to a 50-question test in Manhattan where he participated in a personality interview and a mock “Jeopardy!” game.  After excelling in New York, he went to Los Angeles to compete.  The hard part, Tony Harkin said, was preparing for the finals.


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