Posted: November 6, 2012

CCU senior on 'Wheel of Fortune' on Nov. 7

  Robbie O'Quinn and his girlfriend on the set of "Wheel of Fortune."  
Robbie O'Quinn, a senior marine science major at Coastal Carolina University, is a contestant on "Wheel of Fortune," airing on WBTW, TV-13, Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m.

O'Quinn, who is from Beaufort, tried out for the game show last May at an audition in North Myrtle Beach. The show was taped in August.

The student, who plans to graduate from CCU in fall of 2013, said he is "pretty good" at crossword puzzles and word games. He plans a career in fisheries management.

"Wheel of Fortune" is the longest-running syndicated game show in U.S. television history with more than 5,000 episodes aired. The 30th anniversary season of "Wheel" began on Sept. 17.

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