Education: Princeton's Best

Each year since 1922 Princeton has awarded its No. 1 undergraduate honor, the Moses Taylor Pyne Prize, to "that member of the senior class who . . . has most clearly manifested . . . excellent scholarship, manly qualities and effective support of the best interests of Princeton University."

On Alumni Day last week President Harold Willis Dodds made this year's award. Though the winner was a 12-year-old Arlington, Mass, schoolboy in 1922, it seemed to proud Princeton men that the prize had been created expressly for such a one as he....

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!