October 25, 2011

29CN: Adventist Member is One-Day 'Jeopardy!' Champion

Adventist Member Is One-Day
‘Jeopardy!’ Champion

Lloyd Caesar, 33, falls two dollars short in second try
BYAdventist Review staff


ADVENTIST CONTESTANT: Lloyd Caesar, 33, was a one-day champion and two-day contestant on "Jeopardy!," one of America's most popular television game shows. He attends a Seventh-day Adventist congregation in Troy, New York.

loyd Caesar, 33, a Seventh-day Adventist from Watervliet, New York, was a one-day champion on ‘Jeopardy!,’ a highly watched television game show where contestants frame their answers in the form of a question.

He is the second Seventh-day Adventist to be a winning contestant on the show within the past year. Southern Adventist University student Hans Von Walter was second runner-up in the 2010 College Championships competition.

Caesar, whose father, Lael, is an associate editor of Adventist Review and Adventist World magazines, won on his first televised appearance, October 19, 2011, but was unsuccessful in his repeat try. He is the manager of the vascular floor at Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York, about 9 miles south of his hometown.

“I’m very proud of my son,” Lael Caesar said. “We’ve always felt his considerable knowledge might make him a good contestant.”
Lloyd Caesar attends an Adventist congregation in Troy, New York, across the Hudson River from Watervliet.

Jeopardy!, the winner of 28 Emmy awards since its debut in 1984, was inducted into the Guinness Book of World Records for the most awards won by a TV Game Show. Producers say the series has nearly 9 million daily viewers.