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Computer science student named 2012 Goldwater Scholar

Apr. 24, 2012, 3:42 PM

Curtis Northcutt, a member of the Class of 2013, has been named a 2012 Goldwater Scholar. Each year, Vanderbilt is given the opportunity to nominate up to four outstanding sophomore and junior students in the math, science and engineering fields. Competition for the award is fierce: 282 scholars were selected on the basis of academic merit this year from a field of 1,123 students.