Alumni (Scholar)

Kappie Farrington

R.E. Lee Wilson Jefferson Scholar
Little Rock, Arkansas
B.A. University of Virginia (2010)
Professional Sector:


First Year Players, Once Upon a Mattress cast member, Thoroughly Modern Millie assistant choreographer; Kappa Delta, philanthropy chair, assistant rush chair; Alpha Phi Omega, social chair; Living Gifts: Hope for Heifer International, president; Cav Food Pickup; PBR Cleanup Crew; Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, regional advocate; University Unity Project, Earth Week coordinator, EcoMarket event planner; Chesapeake Bay Foundation; Pancakes for Parkinson’s; Building Tomorrow; Wilson Journal Undergraduate Research Award; Jefferson Public Citizens Research Award; Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society; Sigma Alpha Lambda Honor Society; Echols Scholar

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The Jefferson Scholarship is the premier undergraduate scholarship at the University of Virginia. Scholars are selected through a rigorous selection process that is based on exceptional performance in the areas of leadership, scholarship and citizenship.

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The Jefferson Fellowship is the premier graduate fellowship offered at the University of Virginia. Based solely on merit, the Fellowship seeks to attract Ph.D. and M.B.A. candidates.

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David and Jane Walentas

A transformational gift for UVA — $100 million to benefit first-generation students

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