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Kayla LaFrance, Belmont alumna ('09) won Season Two of TV show King of the Nerds and earned $100,000. The contest on TBS invited competitors to face challenges that test their intellect, ingenuity, skills, and pop-culture prowess.  The nerds compete as teams before moving on to individual challenges with the goal of being named the quintessential master of all things nerdy!

While at Belmont, LaFrance earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics with minors in Mathematics and Public Relations.  LaFrance then went on to complete her Master of Science in Space Studies at the University of North Dakota.