Cincinnati Reds General Manager, Dick Williams (Col '93), discusses how the Jefferson Scholars Foundation attracted him to U.Va.

June 28, 2016

In an online interview for MLBTR College Series, Dick Williams (Col ‘93), Sr VP and GM for the Cincinnati Reds, discusses the impact of being nominated and later selected as a finalist for the Jefferson Scholarship at U.Va. He says the Jefferson Scholars Program is what attracted him to the University and attributes his experience during Selection Weekend as “the tipping point” that pushed him to choose U.Va. Read the full interview here.



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