Congratulations to America's Top Young Scientist of 2009!

Congratulations to Marina Dimitrov: America’s Top Young Scientist of 2009 and a rising Discovery Education STAR!

Marina Dimitrov Bozeman, MT
2009 Winner


Marina Dimitrov of Bozeman, MT is the grand prize winner of the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, capturing the prestigious title of “America’s Top Young Scientist,” $50,000 in U.S. Savings Bonds ($25,000 cash value), as well as a trip to 3M to meet with some of the world’s best scientists.

A current student of Sacajawea Middle School, Marina was selected from a field of hundreds of students across the country and survived a grueling series of scientific challenges during the final round of competition held this week in New York City.

Ten finalists participated in the culminating event, which focused on the science of everyday life, and all students had the opportunity to work alongside 3M scientists.

Visit to learn more about the final challenges.

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