Austin Owen

Glenn Ireland II Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2018
Hometown: Vestavia Hills, Alabama


Jefferson Society, Spring 2016 treasurer, debate and oratory chair; Seriatim (Journal of American Politics), 2016-17 managing editor, marketing and outreach editor; Student Council Legislative Affairs Committee; Charlottesville Debate League; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar

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