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1987 Graduation Valedictorians
Student Life
Commencement ceremonies
Universities and colleges
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Black-and-white print (photograph); 8 x 10 inches
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On the back of the photograph: "Seven students with perfect 4.0 grade point averages shared valedictory honors at NCSU's 100th Commencement May 6, 1989 at Reynolds Coliseum. Left to Right are valedictorians C. Allen Morse of Asheville and Leigh Anne Young of Raleigh, Chancellor Bruce R. Poulton, and Valedictorians Amy K. Stout of Sanford, Leslie G. Wehe of Raleigh, and Jeffrey G. Crater of Tryon. Not available for the photograph were valedictorians Kelly L. Berkstresser of Raleigh and Laura J. Kerrigan of Randolph, NJ an honorary Doctor of Science was presented to Gertrude B. Elion a Burroughs Wellcome Co. researcher who won the 1988 Nobel Prize in Medicine and Physiology. Gov. James G. Martin presented the commencement address. The event brought the total number of degrees awarded at NCSU since it's founding in in 1887 to 101,096."

Raleigh (N.C)
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