Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Witt receives prestigious honor

Yale senior quarterback Patrick Witt has been named the winner of the Francis Gordon Brown Prize, one of Yale's highest undergraduate accolades.

Witt, a history major with, has earned a 3.91 GPA at Yale, is heading into his third season as Yale's starting QB. He was recently elected to the football team's Leadership Council for the second consecutive year and has been active on campus and in the community.

Here is a description of the award courtesy of the official release sent out by Yale.

The prize is awarded to the student in the junior class in Yale College who most closely approaches the standards of intellectual ability, high manhood, capacity for leadership and service to the University set by Francis Gordon Brown, who captained Yale Football's "Team of the Century" in 1900.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

A 3.91 GPA is a remarkable achievement for any Yale student, let alone somebody who devotes extensive time to football. Witt wasn't kidding when he said he was leaving Nebraska because he wanted a more challenging educational experience.

Mike Harrington, TD'69

5:03 PM 

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