Alabama A&M student wins big on ‘Wheel of Fortune’

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Alabama A&M junior Tomia Gordon won more than $30,000 in cash and prizes on “Wheel of Fortune.” (AAMU)

An Alabama A&M student was recently a contestant on the popular game show “Wheel of Fortune” for the show’s College Week, and the AAMU junior was a big winner.

Tomia Gordon, a communications media major at AAMU, came away with more than $30,000. Here’s how:

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Tomia Gordon won more than $30,000 in cash and prizes on “Wheel of Fortune.” (AAMU via Twitter)

During the “Wheel of Fortune” College Week Spring Break, Gordon, competed against two other students from Texas A&M University and California State University-Fullerton.

Gordon ended up winning $31,700 in cash and prizes on the show, which took place April 5. Her prizes included a trip to the Cayman Islands and more than $21,000 in cash.

Gordon was also featured on the “Wheel of Fortune” College Week commercial. 

About Tomia Gordon

As we said, Gordon is a junior communications media major, and hails from Phenix City. She graduated from Smiths Station High School, where she was the student vice president for two consecutive years and graduated in the top 10 percent of her class.

At AAMU, Gordon is the executive president of the AAMU Honors Program. She told “Wheel of Fortune” host Pat Sajack on the show that she aspires to become a news anchor when she finishes college.

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Michael Seale
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