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3rd Time's A Charm: Rochelle Park Native Is Columbia's Valedictorian

Michael J. Abolafia of Rochelle Park.
Michael J. Abolafia of Rochelle Park. Photo Credit: Columbia College

ROCHELLE PARK, N.J. — Columbia College Class of 2017 valedictorian is Rochelle Park's Michael J. Abolafia.

He graduated from Columbia University's undergraduate program, and finished at the top of his class in 8th grade at Midland School in 2009, and then at the Academies at Englewood in 2013, NorthJersey.com reports.

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He majored in English and comparative literature, the article says.

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