Dutchtown grad wins $100k during SEC Championship halftime show

Dutchtown grad wins $100k during SEC Championship halftime show
Andrea Gathercole wins $100,000 at SEC Championship thanks to Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Atlanta, Georgia. (Phil Skinner/AP Images for Dr Pepper) (Source: AP Images for Dr Pepper)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - A Dutchtown High School graduate won a huge prize during the SEC Championship halftime show on Dec. 7.

Andrea Gathercole, now of Baton Rouge, La., beat out Max Wunsche, of Ravenel, S.C., to win $100,000 in scholarship money during the halftime show televised on CBS.

Gathercole beat was announced as one of 20 finalists who will participate in the 11th annual Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway during the College Football Conference Championship weekend.

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Wunsche will receive $25,000.

Dr. Pepper will award $1 million in tuition through this year's program.

Finalists hail from all over the country, selected based on video submissions.

Gathercole is a 2016 graduate of Dutchtown High School and now attends Baylor University where she studies biochemistry.

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