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Update: Seattle teacher moves to semifinals on 'Jeopardy!'

Things we love to see for $1,000, Alex!

The "Jeopardy! Teachers Tournament" kicked off on Monday (May 25), and Seattle had a local competing for the grand prize of $100,000 and a spot in the next Tournament of Champions.

Lauren Schneider Lipton, who teaches health at Garfield High School in Seattle, competed on Wednesday's episode, and holy moly — she's moving on to the semifinals!

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"Jeopardy!" is truly one of America's favorite quiz shows. Millions of people tune in every week to test their knowledge with some of the country's most knowledgable people. And Alex Trebek? He's a damn national treasure.

The next time you'll see Schneider Lipton compete will be Wednesday, June 3, on KOMO 4. Make sure to tune in and cheer her on!

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The "Jeopardy! Teachers Tournament" airs from May 25 through June 5 on KOMO 4. Visit for more information.