Alumni (Scholar)

Margaret Grace Haltom

Yvonne S. Dobbs Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2018
Hometown: Memphis, Tennessee
Degrees:
University of Virginia (2018)

Smithsonian Gardens Green Ambassador Program, co-founder; Madison House, Board of Directors co-chair, Latinx and Migrant Aid Program director; UVA Student Council, Community Engagement Committee chair; U.Va. Global Sustainability Initiative, project leader; Housing and Residence Life, senior resident, resident advisor; Youth Leadership Program at Friendship Court, facilitator; U.Va. School of Architecture, housing policy researcher; Boys and Girls Club, volunteer; John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, researcher; Harvard Law Housing Clinic, intern; University Singers; Alternative Spring Break; New York Times Food For Tomorrow Conference, U.Va. representative; Virginia Triathlon Club; Smithsonian Gardens, education and outreach intern; Earth Train Panama, intern; Jefferson Public Service Fellow; HackCville; Global Clinton Initiative University; Echols Scholar; Virginia Mock Trial, Regional Mock Trial Championship Outstanding Witness Award; College Council Semester Scholars Award; Smithsonian Intern Award; Jefferson Public Citizens Grant; College Council The Minerva Award; Institute for Practical Ethics and Public Life, Summer Research Award; Dee Family Global Scholar; Raven Society Fellowship; Dean's List; Raven Society; Phi Beta Kappa; Lawn resident

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