2015 Great Immigrants Recipient

Alex Trebek
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The host of the syndicated game show Jeopardy! since 1984, Alex Trebek is the holder of the Guinness World Record for "the most gameshow episodes hosted by the same presenter (same program)." Trebek has won five Outstanding Game Show Host Emmy Awards and earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Active in charitable causes, he has participated in 13 USO tours and was a recipient of the USO Bob Hope Award for his commitment to America's troops. He also received the Alexander Graham Bell medal for his 25 years as host of the National Geographic Bee. Updated July 2015