Alumni (Scholar)

Alex Rigby

Delaware Jefferson Scholar
Hockessin, Delaware
B.A. University of Virginia (2018)


FairED Club, president, senior vice president of development; The Virginia Gentlemen, 65th Anniversary Committee chair, business manager, alumni chair; Wahoowa for Bernie 2016, president; The English Students Association, outreach chair, mentor; Take Back the Night, Public Relations Committee chair; U.Va. Office of Engagement, Student Ambassador, class chair; The Wilson Journal of International Affairs, editorial staff; University Guide Service, Outreach Committee; Department of Economics, research assistant; McIntire Investment Institute; Sustained Dialogue; Green Dot at U.Va., ambassador; Rotunda Guard; The Roosevelt Review; Cavalier Education Program, Economics and Politics of Modern Soccer instructor; UVA Student Council, Legislative Affairs Committee; TEDXUVA, speaker; Echols Scholar; Harrison Undergraduate Research Award; Dean's List; Raven Society, Raven Society Fellowship; Lawn resident

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