Alumni (Scholar)

Luciana Lopez

Harry W. Gilbert Jefferson Scholar
Class: 1997
Hometown: Virginia Beach, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (1997)
M.A. Univ. of Maryland (2003)
Professional Sector:

Virginia Pep Band, newspaper editor, executive board, American Cancer Society fundraiser chair; Washington Literary Society and Debating Union; Concord Coalition, secretary; Multiethnic/Interracial Forum; National Organization for Women, treasurer; Coalition Against the Contract with America; Aleph, business manager; University Journal, writer; Learning Needs and Evaluation Center volunteer; Student Assistant Mentor Program; Virginia Festival of the Book volunteer and information desk coordinator; Golden Key National Honor Society; Intermediate Honors; Dean's List; Echols Scholar; Echols Interdisciplinary Distinguished Majors Program/Political and Social Thought/Biology

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