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import static java.lang.System.out;
import static Grade.*;


public class EnumImporter {

  private Student[] students = new Student[4];

  public EnumImporter() {
    students[0] = new Student("Brett", "McLaughlin");

    students[1] = new Student("Leigh", "McLaughlin");

    students[2] = new Student("Dean", "McLaughlin");

    students[3] = new Student("Robbie", "McLaughlin");

  public void printGrades(PrintStream out) throws IOException {
    for (Student student : students) {
      if ((student.getGrade() == INCOMPLETE) || 
          (student.getGrade() == D)) {
        // Make this student retake this class

  public static void main(String[] args) {
    try {
      EnumImporter importer = new EnumImporter();

    } catch (Exception e) {

enum Grade { A, B, C, D, F, INCOMPLETE };

class Student {

  private String firstName;
  private String lastName;
  private Grade grade;

  public Student(String firstName, String lastName) {
    this.firstName = firstName;
    this.lastName = lastName;

  public void setFirstName(String firstName) {
    this.firstName = firstName;

  public String getFirstName() {
    return firstName;

  public void setLastName(String lastName) {
    this.lastName = lastName;

  public String getLastName() {
    return lastName;

  public String getFullName() {
    return new StringBuffer(firstName)
           .append(" ")

  public void assignGrade(Grade grade) {
    this.grade = grade;

  public Grade getGrade() {
    return grade;


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