Tim Grunert is the winner of the student speaker competition. He is a Sophomore majoring in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Nevada. He is an Honors student as well as a member of the BSMD Accelerated Medical Program through the University of Nevada School of Medicine. Tim is from Carson City, Nevada where he got his experience with public speaking through student council as Carson High School’s Student Body President and as the Western Region Representative to the Nevada Association of Student Councils State Board. He taught himself how to solve a Rubik’s Cube in eighth grade, and has been learning new tricks and applications for his hobby ever since.