Felida teen wins Google Play scholarship with game concept art

Christine Choi’s bedroom in her Felida home is a testament to those things she loves the most.

Funko Pop! figurines of the 17-year-old’s favorite video game characters line the top of her bookshelves. Small model Pokemon are scattered on another shelf. Art supplies spill over every surface.

And it’s where those things met that sparks flew for the Columbia River High School junior, who recently won a $10,000 Google Play scholarship for her concept art for an imagined mobile game.

Christine is the grand prize winner of Google Play’s Change the Game scholarship, an effort to encourage more girls to enter the gaming industry.

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