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BMCC Student—the Only Community College Winner—Lands Grand Prize in Nobel Science Challenge
Date:3/12/2010

of Americans who refuse to accept even the theory of evolution,” said Small, who created the competition to make Nobel work in science accessible to a larger audience.

Kimberly Thompson was announced as the surprise grand prizewinner at the end of the ceremony, elation alternating with stunned disbelief as she posed holding the giant, sweepstakes-style CUNY check made out for $5,000.

“I plan to put it toward school,” she said.

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) enrolls over 22,000 degree-seeking and 10,000 Continuing Education students a year. The largest community college in The City University of New York (CUNY) system, BMCC has students from more than 155 countries, and awards associates degrees in over 27 fields.

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