Alumni (Scholar)

José Argueta Funes

William H.P. Young Jefferson Scholar
San Salvador, El Salvador
B.A. University of Virginia (2013)
M.A. Princeton University (2015)
J.D. Yale Law School (2019)


Washington Literary Society and Debating Union, chair, provisional member; Jefferson Scholars Public Service Fellow; Monroe Society; Resident Advisor; Days on the Lawn; BackStory with the American History Guys, intern; Cavalier Academic Support Team, mentor and tutor; Sustained Dialogue; Madison House: Latino and Migrant Aid, program director; Cavs Care 2012, registration and matching, chair; 2011 Bolivar Network Book Scholarship; Lorna Sundberg Scholarship; Parents' Committee Internship Grant; College Small Research and Travel Grant; Harrison Undergraduate Research Award; Lawn Resident; Dean's List; Echols Scholar

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