Montclair genealogist to compete on ‘Jeopardy!’ Thursday

Montclair resident Liz Haigney Lynch with 'Jeopardy' host Alex Trebek.Liz Haigney Lynch/Facebook

Montclair resident Liz Haigney Lynch with ‘Jeopardy’ host Alex Trebek.

A Montclair freelance writer and genealogist, Liz Haigney Lynch, is a contestant on game show Jeopardy! on Thursday night.


She recently shared the news on the Montclair Watercooler Connections page on Facebook, posting a photo with host Alex Trebek on the set.

“Soooo, Montclair neighbors: Here is a thing that will be happening to me on Thursday, 6/16,” she wrote. “If you are a @Jeopardy! fan … you can wave hi to me that night.”

New Jersey has already produced a big Jeopardy! winner this year, with Union middle school teacher Jason Sterlacci, who lives in Somerset, winning $100,000 in this year’s Teachers Tournament.

We’ll make sure to wave, Liz! Good luck.