Alumni (Scholar)

Matt Pesesky

Class of 1983 - David P. Carmack Memorial Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2012
Hometown: Leonia, New Jersey
B.A. University of Virginia (2012)

University Guide Service, probationary chair, outreach co-chair; Madison House, Burley Middle School Tutoring Program; U.Va. Wind Ensemble, principal; Charlottesville/University Symphony Orchestra; Concert Band and Glee Club, guest musician; Trombone Ensemble; Rotunda Brass Quintet, principal; Advanced Trombone Program; ONE at UVa, treasurer; University Historical Society, copy editor, founding member; University Archaeological Society; VISAS, language consultant; Habitat for Humanity; Hoos Grillin’, co-founder; Intern at the Center for Strategic International Studies; Intern at CB Richard Ellis; History Distinguished Majors Program, thesis on American public health and yellow fever 1793-1912; Published Article “The Continued Life of a Dead Virus” on SmartGlobalHealth.Com.; Raven Society; Phi Beta Kappa; Intermediate Honors; 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 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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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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