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Jacqui Gillis, a Bemidji State University sophomore from Chicago, receives applause from "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" host Meredith Vieira and the audience during a taping of the trivia game show last fall in New York City. The show will air Thursday. Photo Courtesy of Valleycrest Productions Ltd.

Bemidji State student to be contestant on 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire'

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Jacqui Gillis will make her TV debut Thursday.

The Bemidji State University sophomore will appear on "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire," a trivia game show hosted by Meredith Vieira.


Gillis told "Millionaire" she is a real "trivia geek" and her opportunity to be on the show was the dream of a lifetime.

"I loved it," the 19-year-old said in a telephone interview this week from Chicago, where she is home for winter break.

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