Alumni (Scholar)

Keaton Wadzinski

Patricia Frist Elcan Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2017
Hometown: Franklin, Tennessee

ReinventED Lab, founder; Student Voice at UVA, co-founder, ambassador; Housing and Residents Life, resident advisor; Sustained Dialogue, moderator; 4.0 Schools, intern; TEDxUVA, Speakers Committee; Social Entrepreneurship at UVA, member; Reformed University Fellowship; Jefferson Scholars Public Service Fellow; Virginia Association of School Superintendents Annual Conference, student panelist; Destination Imagination, Success Story; Cavalier Daily, student spotlight; Public Service Spotlight; Elzinga Residential Scholar; 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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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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