Also a Carolina Grad by AlexanderD

Champion(s):

quarterrican


Runner(s)-Up:

GoodmanDL
A genius is someone like Norman Einstein...


Quiz Description

I graduated from the first public university in the United States. So did these people. Can you name them?

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1 quarterrican 398 98 00
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2 GoodmanDL 392 95 00
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3 CoenM 377 92 00
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4 HessJa 365 89 00
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5 PruettC 332 86 00
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6 randalleng 328 83 00
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7 HallR 326 78 00
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7 WeikleB 326 78 00
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9 DoyleE 323 74 00
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10 HightB 311 71 00
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13 GoldsteinB 299 62 00
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21 FrankJ 229 37 00
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22 BruceM 223 34 00
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23 KreitzerJ 211 31 00
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Class of 2003: Currently plays "Chelsea Lawson" on "The Young & The Restless"; nominated five times for a Daytime Emmy, hasn't won yet.

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Melissa Claire Egan

Class of 1972: hosted Solid Gold, a talk show & a weekly charts show in the 1990s... but also wrote a song about a dancing mallard.

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Rick Dees

Class of 1970: his contributions to "The Daily Show" date back to the Craig Kilborn era.

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Lewis Black

Class of 1949: though he was President of the Men's Glee Club, he didn't release a musical record until well after his days as a small-town sheriff AND a big-city lawyer.

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Andy Griffith

Class of 1956: The ORIGINAL voice of "Wait! Wait! Don't Tell Me!"

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Carl Kasell

Class of 1987: a mural of him and his noted quotables hangs in Bristol, Connecticut, his book "Everyday I Fight" was released posthumously.

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Stuart Scott

Class of 1818: The 11th President of the United States.

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James K. Polk

Class of 1991: Played small forward in Boston & Los Angeles; played Winston on "Single Ladies".

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Rick Fox

Class of 1890: created "Brad's Drink" in New Bern. Surprisingly didn't catch on until the name was changed to Pepsi.

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Caleb Bradham

Class of 2010: scored in the 54th minute of the 2015 Women's World Cup Final to seal the win over Japan, 5-2.

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Tobin Heath

Class of 1994: he won an Academy Award for "The Descendants", but he'll always hold a place in our hearts as dean of Greendale Community College.

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Jim Rash

Class of 1969: a self-described "horrible sports writer", he switched to political cartoons & won three Pulitzers; he also named a comic strip after his mentor Jim Shumaker.

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Jeff MacNelly