An eleven-year-old from Lake Villa, Illinois...

Mike Scott

My name is Mike, I'm from Lake Villa, Illinois.

How long have you been watching Jeopardy!?
I've been watching Jeopardy! for as long as I can remember.

What is your favorite category?
Um, my favorite Jeopardy category is probably, like, SPORTS or U.S. GEOGRAPHY.

How did you prepare for today's show?
Um, I did read--to prepare for the show I read trivia--I read various trivia books and answered the questions, and I had a little help from my mom who's a [inaudible] teacher.

What do you like most about Jeopardy!?
Um, I like--what I like most about Jeopardy! is just the compeition, and the fact that you get to be on TV.

What do you want to be when you grow up?
When I grow up I want to be an althete, and if that doesn't work out, I'll be a crime scene investigator.

"He really likes doing challenging projects in school, but hates doing boring assignments..."

2002 Back to School Week winner: $18,000.

Not to be confused with Season 15 2-time champion Mike Scott.

Mike appeared in the following archived game:
#4150, aired 2002-09-20 Josh Charnin-Aker vs. David McIntyre vs. Mike Scott 2002 Back to School Week game 5.

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