Alumni (Scholar)

Michelle Henry

Philadelphia Jefferson Scholar
Media, Pennsylvania
B.S. University of Virginia (2010)
M.A. University of Virginia (2010)
Professional Sector:


First Year Council, Fundraising Committee chair; Second Year Council, president; Third Year Council, president; Student Council, Legislative Affairs Committee, Lighting of the Lawn Committee, Environmental Sustainability Committee chair; Maupin House Council; Madison House, Holiday Sharing, YMCA Cheerleading Coach; University Peer Services, First Year mentor; Alpha Chi Omega, Philanthropy Committee, fraternity relations vice president; Albemarle County Envirothon Program, judge, mentor; VISAS, teaching consultant; Alternative Spring Break, Honduras, Belize, Chile, Thailand site leader; Girl Scout Troop 444 leader; Days on the Lawn, Tour Buddies, team leader; Pancakes for Parkinson's, class outreach chair; National Science Foundation Award; Z Society First Year Recognition; TASC Alumni-Student Cooperative Scholar; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Raven-ODK First Year Award; David A. Harrison III Undergraduate Research Award; Morris K. Udall Scholarship; Luce Scholarship; Phi Beta Kappa; Raven Society, Raven Council banquet chair; Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society; Lawn Resident; Dean's List; Echols Scholar

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