Alumni (Scholar)

Abraham Axler

William H.P. Young Jefferson Scholar
New York, New York
B.A. University of Virginia (2017)


Student Council, president, CLAS representative, Representative Body chair; President of the Class of 2017; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society, Appropriations Committee; Sustained Dialogue, moderator; Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control Law Enforcement Review Panel; Harrison Undergraduate Research Grant; Intermediate Honors; Lawn Resident; Raven Society; Marshall Scholar; Echols Scholar

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