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Nursing student to appear on “Jeopardy” this week

Jun. 4, 2014, 1:34 PM

Vanderbilt Nursing student Molly Anne Lalonde with "Jeapordy" host Alex Trebek.

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing student Molly Anne Lalonde will be a contestant on “Jeopardy” starting June 5.

Lalonde is a Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner student scheduled to complete her master’s coursework in August.

Lalonde is no stranger to the academic rigor and emotional stamina required to succeed on the TV show billed as “America’s Favorite Quiz Show.” She holds the Laura Catherine Rankin Full Tuition Scholarship at VUSN and is a member of the VUSN Graduate Student Council, where she is a liaison between graduate, professional students, faculty and administration.

Lalonde is a VUSN student ambassador and member of the Vanderbilt Health Care Improvement Group.  She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame.

Jeopardy airs locally on My30/WUXP-TV weeknights at 6 p.m.

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