1-day ‘Jeopardy!’ champion from Atlanta finishes in third place

Alex Trebek and Lindsay Resnick
Alex Trebek and Lindsay Resnick

26-year-old Atlanta resident who was on "Jeopardy!" last night as a one-day returning champion finished in third place.

Lindsay Resnick accumulated $10,001 when she won the quiz competition in a Tuesday night episode. On Wednesday's show, Resnick competed against university administrator Gilbert Collins from New Jersey and editor Flora Leen from California.

“... Gilbert, the champion, is probably the smartest person I've ever met,” Resnick said. “Jeopardy! was the greatest experience of my life and I'm so lucky I got to be a part of it.”

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Resnick grew up in Long Island and moved to Roswell at age 14. She is an archivist at the Breman Museum and also works as the teen program coordinator at the Marcus Jewish Community Center in Dunwoody.

The Brookwood resident said she has graduated from Centennial High School, Georgia Tech and Georgia State University.

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