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2012’s CC Valedictorian and Salutatorian Announced

It's almost here, 2012

Just in time for you to remember all the work you’re not doing right now, the top two students of the Columbia College Class of 2012 have been announced. According to Spec, Zachary Brill, a Chemistry major from New Jersey, scored the top spot, with Zachary Levine, an anthropology major from California, coming in as runner-up. There are all sorts of puns we could make about As and names that start with Z, but for now we’ll just say congratulations. Hopefully this news flash will inspire you to turn around, march over to Butler, and start taking a look at your syllabus.

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  • Curious says:

    @Curious Does SEAS usually announce similar top two sometime?

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous Anthro isn’t a real major, so how come that kid can win Salutatorian?

    1. Anonymous says:

      @Anonymous Zach Levine is a GREAT person and is passionate about what he does. You go Zach!!!

  • HIS NAME IS says:


  • Love says:

    @Love Zach Brill!

  • So... says:

    @So... Does salutatorian just mean hottest smart person? Because damn that boy is cute.

  • Yet another says:

    @Yet another example of how CC-centric Bwog is.

    1. Truth says:

      @Truth Have a problem with that? Go get involved. Otherwise, shut up and stop complaining.

      1. So says:

        @So you’re implying CC students are more involved, and therefore Bwog frequently forgets to note CC related news as CC-related (e.g. forgetting to note both Zach’s, kudos to them, are val/sal of CC only)?

        What exactly is your point?

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous zach brill is a really great guy so congrats to him.

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous i think thats an awesome idea!

  • IDEA says:

    @IDEA since a chem major wins valedictorian and valentini is in the chem dept, maybe he should be the Valentictorian?

    1. chem alum says:

      @chem alum A. That sounds stupid. B. There’s a chemist or biochemist in the top two just about every year.

      1. Duh says:

        @Duh that is because chem is the easiest major ever, the classes are not competitive , and only the dumb kids major in chem

        1. si says:

          @si I mean freshman intensive orgo might as well be called freshman intensive recess

        2. Chem Major says:

          @Chem Major You clearly have never taken a chem class….

      2. Severus says:

        @Severus I doubt many of you will appreciate the subtle science and exact art that is potion making. However, for those select few who possess…the predisposition…

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous Congrats to both! They are two awesome and truly deserving individuals :)

    When do they announce the rest of PBK? And Latin honors?

    1. Anonymous says:

      @Anonymous You won’t find out about Latin honors until class day

      1. Anonymous says:

        @Anonymous Ya, but what about PBK?

  • friend says:

    @friend Zach Brill is awesome!!!!!!

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous Congratulations guys!!

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous This post doesn’t mention a school. Surely you meant to mention that this is only for Columbia College?

    1. Alexandra says:

      @Alexandra Thanks for noticing our oversight! Yes, these are the CC Valedictorian and Salutatorian.

  • These guys says:

    @These guys are both awesome! Congrats

  • curious says:

    @curious what was their gpas

    1. Grammer says:

      @Grammer Your grammar sucks

      1. Spalihg says:

        @Spalihg Your spalihg of “grammer” sucks

        1. ? says:

          @? Nope, it’s grammar


          1. didn't see title says:

            @didn't see title woops

    2. Anonymous says:

      @Anonymous im just guessin

      brill = 4.18
      levine = 4.07

      but @ the same time i am sorta guaranteeing nobody will prove me wrong!

      1. Anonymous says:

        @Anonymous spec reported that brill’s is 4.06

  • ... says:

    @... you spelled his name wrong. Zach Brill.

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