Warhill teacher to appear on 'Jeopardy!'

Warhill teacher to appear on 'Jeopardy!'

If Nicole Throckmorton's intellect is ever challenged by one of her students at Warhill High School, she has a pretty good trump card: She can remind them about the time she competed on "Jeopardy!"

The English teacher will appear on the show's 2016 Teacher's Tournament to compete for a $100,000 grand prize. The tournament begins airing on ABC at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, May 2.

Throckmorton credits her appearance on the show to her uncanny memory.

"I just remember stuff, and I don't know why," she said. "Some things are tenacious and hang in. I'll even tell my students, 'I'm not sure why I know this, but here we go.'"

That memory paid...