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Thread: Can someone please help me get a start on this project?

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    Default Can someone please help me get a start on this project?

    The instructions are this:
    Write a program in Java and run it in BlueJ according to the following specifications:
    The program reads a text file with student records (first name, last name and grade) and prints them in the terminal window.
    After the name and grade it also prints the type of the grade: excellent (> 89), ok [60,89], and failure (< 60).
    Then the program prints the number of students, and their average grade and also the number of students and their average in each grade category (excellent, ok, and failure).
    For example, with the input file http://www.cs.ccsu.edu/~markov/ccsu_...1/students.txt the program must print the following:

    John Smith 90 excellent
    Barack Obama 95 excellent
    Al Clark 80 ok
    Sue Taylor 55 failure
    Ann Miller 75 ok
    George Bush 58 failure
    John Miller 65 ok
    There are 7 students with average grade 74.0
    There are 2 excellent students with average grade 92.5
    There are 3 ok students with average grade 73.3333
    There are 2 failre students with average grade 56.5

    Requirements and restrictions:
    Use the scanner class for reading from file.
    Use the Student.java class from the course website to represent each student record and extend it to handle the grade categories.
    Print the student records (name, grade and grade category) using the println method with only a student object passed to it (hint: modify the toString method in class Student to return also the grade category).
    When you write your program
    use proper names for the variables suggesting their purpose.
    format your code accordingly using indentation and spacing.

    We were given this code to start with:
    public class Student
    String fname, lname;
    int grade;

    public Student(String fname, String lname, int grade)
    this.fname = fname;
    this.lname = lname;
    this.grade = grade;

    public String toString()
    return fname + " " + lname + "\t" + grade;

    Any help is greatly appreciated I'm clueless over here.

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