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Princeton Has Named Its First Black Valedictorian In The School’s 274-Year History

An undated photo provided by Princeton University shows Nicholas Johnson, valedictorian of the Class of 2020. He is the first black valedictorian in Princeton's 274-year history. (Lisa Festa/Princeton University via The New York Times)  -- NO SALES; FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY WITH NYT STORY SLUGGED PRINCETON VALEDICTORIAN BY COREY KILGANNON FOR MAY 11, 2020. ALL OTHER USE PROHIBITED. --

A historic moment will take place when Princeton University holds a virtual commencement on May 31. That’s thanks to Nicholas Johnson, who has become the first Black valedictorian in Princeton’s 274-year history.According to the university, Johnson earned the honor as an operations research and financial engineering student. The Montreal native focused his thesis on developing…

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