Reston’s Scott Simpson to Be Contestant on ‘Jeopardy!’ in July

Scott Simpson, a foreign service officer from Reston, will be a contestant on “Jeopardy!” next month.

Simpson will be shown on the stage, giving the questions to host Alex Trebek’s answers, on the episode that airs Tuesday, July 11.

Other Reston residents have appeared on the quiz show in past years. Most notably, State Department employee Mark Lowenthal has won over $160,000 over numerous appearances on the show between 1988 and 2014. He is the co-author of a book about success on the quiz show, “Secrets of the Jeopardy! Champions.”

Most recently, there were two contestants from Reston in 2016: Justin Lucas and Norm Burnosky.

Locally, “Jeopardy!” airs on WJLA, channel 7, at 7:30 p.m. each weeknight.

Photo of Simpson with Trebek, courtesy “Jeopardy!”

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