Alumni (Scholar)

Ruth Selby

Jason A. Gill Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2005
Hometown: Palo Alto, California
B.A. University of Virginia (2005)
M.A. Columbia University (2006)
Other (Graduate) Culinary Institute of America-Greystone (2011)
Professional Sector:

Honor Advisor; First Year Council hall representative; Madison House, Migrant Aid Homework Helpers and Adult Tutoring Program, Youth Tutoring Program; Offi ce of African-American Student Affairs, Mentoring Program; University Programs Council, PK German Committee; Soccer Organization of Charlottesville-Albemarle, youth coach; Club Volleyball; Varsity Volleyball; Academic All-ACC Team;, September 2002 Female Student-Athlete of the Month; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Marie M. Giuliano Prize in Spanish; Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society; Dean’s List

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