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A&S sophomore wins big on ‘Wheel of Fortune’

Mar. 25, 2019, 9:51 AM

College of Arts and Science sophomore Barton Christmas on "Wheel of Fortune." (photo by Carol Kaelson)
College of Arts and Science sophomore Barton Christmas on “Wheel of Fortune.” (photo by Carol Kaelson)

Barton Christmas, a sophomore in the College of Arts and Science, won more than $15,000 on Wheel of Fortune in an episode that aired Friday to conclude the long-running game show’s annual “College Week.”

Christmas, a Paducah, Kentucky, native studying history and secondary education, took home an all-cash prize of $15,650.

Christmas auditioned for the show in Nashville in December and attended a call-back the following month before being cast. His episode taped in Los Angeles in February.

Read more about Christmas’ Wheel of Fortune experience in the Vanderbilt Hustler.

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