Charlotte contestant advances to 'Jeopardy!' finals Tuesday night

02/26/2013 12:00 AM

02/26/2013 8:15 AM

'Jeopardy!' champ Keith Whitener won $4,800 in the first part of the Tournament of Champions final round Monday.

Whitener is a Myers Park High School and UNC Chapel Hill grad who won $147,597 over eight days on 'Jeopardy!' He is one of the top 15 winners ever on the show.

On Tuesday’s final round (7 p.m., WCNC-TV) he again faces Colby Burnett of Chicago and Kristin Morgan of Huntsville, Alabama.

Michael Weinstein

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