Shelbyville Parents Hope Luck of the Irish with Their Daughter on Jeopardy

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Shelbyville-- Kathy and Tom Niksic of Shelbyville are proud of their daughter, Gwen.  A former Science Professor at the University of Mary in North Dakota, Gwen Niksic will make a St. Patrick's Day appearance on Jeopardy. 

Gwen's Parents retired to Shelbyville and will hold a watch party in their home for friends and family on the 17th.  They traveled with their daughter when she taped the show.  Mom Kathy tells WAND News "I can't explain it, it's amazing.  It's just amazing.  She's a very, very, bright woman."

Gwen is currently living in Wisconsin. Niksic had been a professor in the biology department at University of Mary from 2001 to 2013.  You can catch her performance on Jeopardy on March 17th at 4:30pm on WAND 17

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