February 11, 2015

Martinez & Robertson Named Co-Winners of 2015 Pyne Prize

Princeton University seniors Yessica Martinez and Jake Robertson have been named co-winners of the University’s 2015 Moses Taylor Pyne Honor Prize, the highest general distinction conferred on an undergraduate.

“Yessica strikes me as the perfect illustration of what four years at Princeton can do for and to a student. She is mature, realized and yet full of still-untapped potential.” — Tracy K. Smith, professor of Creative Writing

“I have no doubt that Jake is going to make his mark in the theatrical world … Apart from his amazing talent, Jake is just a fine human being.” — Robert N. Sandberg, professor of Theater

Read the full story by Arts & Humanities writer Jamie Saxon at

Congratulations to Yessica & Jake!

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