Law student to appear on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?”

Author: Julie Hail Flory


The luck of the Irish may come in handy when a University of Notre Dame Law School student appears on the popular game showWho Wants to Be a Millionaire?this week.

Jaclyn Sexton, a first-year law student from North Attleboro, Mass., will sit in the hot seat as a contestant beginning Friday (Sept. 14). She will return as a holdover contestant on Sept. 17 (Monday) to complete her bid for the programs top $1 million prize.

Millionaireairs locally on WNDU-TV (channel 16/cable channel 8) at 1:00 p.m. EDT.

Sexton, who brought her mother, Janice, to the taping as her on-air companion, says if she were to win the big money, she would like to share the wealth, perhaps bytaking a job as a public defender or as an assistant district attorney. That way, Id have the opportunity to help people and not worry about whether they could afford to pay me,she said.

Hosted by Emmy Award-winner Meredith Vieira,Millionaireis entering its sixth season in national syndication and will mark its 1,000th episode this year.

Contact: Trisha Miller, publicist,Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?212-456-2559,

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