Students: Four Years of 4.0

Daisy Frances Hilse, 20, a cheerful, brown-eyed brunette, did not systemati cally set out to score top grades when she entered New York City's scholastically stern Hunter College. "I just hap pened to like all my subjects," she says. She liked them enough so that the A's—44 of them in all — just kept piling up. Last week Daisy became the first grad uate in Hunter history to score a perfect 4.0 rating through all four years.

Academically, a perfect 4.0 is about as rare in colleges as a .400 batting...

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