Alumni (Scholar)

Alyssa Schechter

Ralph James Quale Jr. Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2011
Hometown: Ridgefield, Connecticut
B.A. University of Virginia (2011)
M.B.A. Harvard Business School (2016)
Professional Sector:

University Judiciary Committee, counselor; Cauthen House Council, intramural coordinator; Sigma Delta, ISC representative, recruitment co-chair; Sustained Dialogue; Students for Students International, Executive of Service, Adopt-A-Scholar director, scholar director, Zanzibar contact; Alternative Spring Break, Quito, Ecuador; Global Business Brigades, Panama; Jewish Leadership Council; Jewish Social Justice Council, chair (2010-11), vice chair; Hillel Alternative Spring Break, Montevideo, Uruguay; Hillel First Year Leadership Development; Sigma Delta Tau, founding sister; Raven Society; Golden Key International Honour Society; Phi Beta Kappa; Lawn Resident; Dean's List

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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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