The City of Florence gave Ben Ingram, a Florence native who won eight games of Jeopardy last month, a key to the city during council's regular scheduled meeting on Monday.
He won nearly $177,000.
Ingram's fellow classmate and Florence City Councilman Robbie Hill made the presentation saying Ingram has made Florence proud.
Ingram graduated from Wilson High School and Wofford College in Spartanburg with a B.S in mathematics.
He obtained a Masters Degree in mathematics from the University of South Carolina.
Ingram is an IT consultant in Charlotte.