2021
Scholar

Lydia McVeigh

Reginald S. and Julia W. Fleet Foundation Jefferson Scholar
Portland, Oregon

Activities:

University Judiciary Committee, senior counselor, counselor, first-year judge; Moot Court Team, executive vice president, vice president of administration, national tournament team; Office of the Federal Public Defender in Portland, intern; Jefferson Community Fellows, co-chair, mentorship chair; Alpha Delta Pi, director of academic enrichment, corporate sponsorships and donations chair for diamond series charity event; Echols Scholar; Dean's List; Intermediate Honors; Raven Society

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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 Scholars Foundation, like its namesake, knows that virtue and talent come from all walks of life. Indeed it is this knowledge that drives the Foundation to search the world over for its recipients.

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