Alumni (Scholar)

Samantha Berger

Ralph C. Wilson Jefferson Scholar
New York, New York
B.S. University of Virginia (2010)
M.S. University of Virginia (2010)
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Madison House, Big Sibling Program director, Boosters Program; University Programs Council, Special Programs Committee; head mentor of 2009-10 McIntire School of Commerce class; Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, The Leaders' Institute; Student Council, Environmental Sustainability Committee; Ballroom Dance Club; Women's Leadership Development Program; First Year Seminar; Sigma Delta, secretary; Beta Alpha Psi; Beta Gamma Sigma; Raven-ODK First Year Award; Golden Key International Honour Society; National Scholars Honor Society; Sigma Alpha Lambda, academic achievement vice president; Omicron Delta Kappa; Dean's List; Echols Scholar

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