Alumni (Scholar)

Christopher Benos

Wendy Whitlow Jefferson Scholar
Midlothian, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (2018)


Honor Committee, College of Arts and Sciences committee representative, senior support officer, education coordinator, advisor, counsel, educator; The Wilson Journal of International Affairs, editor-in-chief, Executive Board, staff editor; International Relations Organization, Executive Board; Madison House, Music Youth Mentoring Program director, Giving Committee; Maison Francaise, resident; Department of French, Undergraduate Advisory Council, volunteer tutor; music composition; distance running; Racquetball Club; Echols Scholar; T. Braxton Woody Award; MAAS Essay Prize Grand Prize; CLAS Education Abroad Scholarship; Institute for World Languages Scholarship; Intermediate Honors; Dean's List; Raven Society; Lawn resident

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