Wearing a black T-shirt imprinted with "I love BB" which happens to be both her late grandmother's nickname and Barker's initials Curwen stepped onstage. Barker asked her if she was nervous.
"No!" she said. "This is what I've been waiting for my whole life."
She can't reveal which game she played or what she won until Oct. 20, when the show airs on CBS. But Curwen, now a Christopher Newport University freshman, gladly tried her hand at some ersatz "The Price Is Right." It's not quite Plinko, but she did win a jar of mayo. M.S.S.
Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker
Combining vintage styling with modern technology, Cuisinart's electric machine produces 1 1/2 quarts of ice cream, frozen yogurt or sorbet in as little as 20 minutes.
Curwen's guess: "Yum
Actual price: $49.95. "I was going to say $49.99," she says, chagrined.
2006 VX110 Deluxe Yamaha Waverunner
The VX110 Deluxe was designed to deliver fun and performance for up to three passengers, while pairing Yamaha's unparalleled reliability with a stylish design.
Curwen's guess: $13,500
Actual price: $7,899
Duke's Mayonnaise, 16-oz. jar
Made with natural, wholesome ingredients and no added sugar, it's the best-selling mayonnaise in the Southeast!
Curwen's guess: $1.59
Actual price: $1.79
Back to School Showcase
Sony's LCD 26-in. WEGA Flat Panel TV
Dell Dimension 3000 Desktop
TYU Loft Bedding Collection
Black & Decker SmartBrew Plus 12 Cup Coffee Maker
Curwen's guess: $2,850
Actual price: $2,611.97
Letters to the editor may be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org