The valedictorian was remiss in writing his graduation speech because he was so focused on taking final exams.
After attending the prestigious Collegiate School for Boys in New York (he was class valedictorian), he graduated from Princeton University and later from Yale University with bachelor and master's degrees in English Literature.
Many parents feel that their type of parenting works just fine for their family, and who can argue with a parent whose child grows up to become valedictorian of his college class and later CEO of a thriving company?
"Jen was her high school valedictorian," Dean remembered.
Jen, the valedictorian of her class, was to attend Ryder College in New Jersey and major in English Literature.