Alex Rigby

Delaware Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2018
Hometown: Hockessin, Delaware


FairEd at U.Va., president and senior vice president of development; Ishan Gala Foundation at U.Va, president; Wahoowa for Bernie 2016, president; English Student Association, outreach chair and mentor; Take Back the Night, Public Relations Committee chair; Student Ambassadors, class chair; Wilson Journal, editorial staff; The Virginia Gentlemen, business manager and alumni chair; University Guides Service, Outreach Committee; McIntire Investment Institute; Sustained Dialogue; Green Dot, ambassador; Rotunda Guard; Roosevelt Review, contributor; Cavalier Education Program, Instructor for “Economics and Politics of Modern Soccer”; Student Council Legislative Affairs Committee; Council Council, Member; TedX UVA, speaker; Harrison Award; Raven Fellow; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar

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