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Gray Whisnant

In memory of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin B. White Sr. and Claire C. Smith Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2017
Hometown: Richmond, Virginia

Cavalier Daily, opinion editor, opinion columnist; Fenton band, singer/songwriter/guitarist; Sexual Misconduct Board, student representative; Student Council, Buildings and Grounds Committee, chair; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society; Jefferson Public Service Fellows; Published in USA Today, educational textbook; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar

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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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The Jefferson Scholars Foundation, like its namesake, knows that virtue and talent come from all walks of life. Indeed it is this knowledge that drives the Foundation to search the world over for its recipients.

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The Jefferson Fellowship is the premier graduate fellowship offered at the University of Virginia. Based solely on merit, the Fellowship seeks to attract Ph.D. and M.B.A. candidates.

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