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    The new Miss America, who already has two undergraduate degrees, is currently getting her doctorate degree in pharmacy at Virginia Commonwealth University.

    Camille Schrier, a biochemist from Virginia, has been crowned Miss America 2020 after conducting an on-stage scientific experiment in front of the jury.

    ​The twenty-four-year-old scientist donning a lab coat and performed the catalytic decomposition of hydrogen peroxide, pouring a catalyst into flasks with tinted hydrogen peroxide which caused it to gush out of the receptacles in colourful streams.

    The newly-crowned Miss America confessed that she hoped to "break stereotypes about what it means to be a Miss America in 2020".

    Schrier received a $50,000 scholarship for her victory.

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