Alumni (Scholar)

Jenni Allen

John S. Lillard Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2006
Hometown: Flossmoor, Illinois
Degrees:
B.A. University of Virginia (2006)
M.A. University of California Berkeley (2010)
Ph.D. University of California Berkeley (2015)

Madison House, Migrant Aid Program tutor, GED Program tutor, senior volunteer; Cultural Programming Board; Resident Staff, senior resident, resident assistant, Multiculturalism Committee chair, Smoke-Free Housing Committee, head resident of the Lawn, Lawn Council advisor; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society, Pen and Ink Committee chair, Membership Committee chair, keeper; University Singers; Students Taking a Stand debate coach; Monroe Society; American Forensics Association; Algernon Sydney Sullivan Committee; Angel Society recognition; Echols peer advisor; Sonia Raiziss Prize for Italian; Offi ce of African-American Affairs’ Longevity of Excellence Awards; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society; Raven Society, Raven Fellowship Selection Committee, Raven Faculty Selection Committee; Holland Scholar; Lawn Resident; Intermediate Honors; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar

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