Alumni (Scholar)

Lauren Cardwell

Brenda and Robert Dolan Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2002
Hometown: Charlottesville, Virginia
Degrees:
B.A. University of Virginia (2002)
M.F.A. New York University (2005)
Professional Sectors:
Education
Healthcare Services

Drama Department Main Stage: Getting Out, Agnes of God, The Skin of Our Teeth, Uncle Vanya, The Miser, Pursuing Lady M. casts; Spectrum Theatre: Wrights of Spring; Voices of the Class, cast, board member; Live Arts: The Winter’s Tale, cast; First Year Players: Godspell, Big River, cast; Drama Department Lab Shows: Another Pilot Down, Baltimore Waltz, dramaturgy; Greer Elementary School poetry teacher; Friends Helping Friends; U.Va. CARES, board member; The Virginia Literary Review, published poetry; Rag and Bone, published poetry; Virginia Players; Habitat for Humanity; Eating Out, founder, vice president; Student Council, Art Committee; Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society; Golden Key National Honor Society; Phi Beta Kappa; Rachel St. Paul Poetry Prize; Michael Wagenheim Memorial Scholarship; Lawn resident; Intermediate Honors; 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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