VIDEO: Whiz Kid Wins $100,000 on WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE

VIDEO: Whiz Kid Wins $100,000 on WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIREOn the February 16th episode of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire," Whiz Kid contestant Josh Darrow, 12, of Virginia Beach, Virginia, finished his game play and wins $100,000! Josh looked at the $250,000 question, but he didn't know the answer. So with no lifelines left, he decided that he did not want to risk his winnings with a guess and decided to walk away with $100,000.

When host Chris Harrison asked him what this experience has meant, Josh replied, "It's amazing. I'd first like to thank all of my teachers; they really supported me when I figured out I was going to be on the show. One particular teacher, my Science teacher, Mrs. Campbell, actually helped me a lot. Thank you for your support."

He then went on to say, "And then secondly, I'd like to put out a message to all the kids that are watching the show right now. You know, a lot of kids think it's not terribly cool be the nerd and study hard; but really, it got me pretty far, I think! I mean, right? Studying, it really paid off!"

Emmy-nominated "Millionaire" originates from Bally's Las Vegas and airs across the country weekdays in national syndication. Go to MillionaireTV.com for time and channel. "Millionaire" is produced by Valleycrest Productions Ltd. and is distributed by Disney|ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution. James Rowley serves as executive producer.

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Whiz Kid Josh thanks the TEACHERS who supported him and tells kids that studying pays off. https://youtu.be/LQ8TPxPlbnw

Whiz Kid Wins $100,000
12 year-old Josh wins $100,000 on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire. https://youtu.be/J6AnXyd9l7U

Photo credit: Ronda Churchill, Disney/ABC Home Entertainment and TV Distribution

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