Although I majored in English, I found Ritche's exuberance, advice, and sheer erudition to be a lasting inspiration in my education. My only caveat is that Ritchie would have made a better prof.
Mr. Ritchie is a genius, he's kinda boring but you can ask him about anything and history and he can talk about it forever.
Mr. Ritchie was cool. And to skip a test...just get him on a tangent :-)