A Macon teen made Central Georgia proud Monday night in her appearance on a popular CBS game show.

Stephanie Pierson, a rising senior at Mount de Sales Academy in Macon, competed in the Jeopardy! Teen Tournament.

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She played a good game with a particularly strong showing in "An Explosive Category." Stephanie ended the show in third place, with winnings of $13,999.

Stephanie practiced for four months in front of the TV before she headed to Hollywood. 

The show was recorded this past winter.

Congratulations, Stephanie!

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