Alumni (Scholar)

Alex Stolar

Anson M. Beard Jr. Jefferson Scholar
Wilton, Connecticut
B.A. University of Virginia (2006)
M.A. Georgetown University (2010)


Student Council, Legislative Affairs Committee chair, Ethnic and Racial Affairs Committee, Committee Chair of the Year; First Year Council, Minority and Women’s Concerns Committee chair, Ad Hoc Committee on Housing Diversity; Third Year Council, Celebrating Excellence Award; Metcalf House Council; Resident Staff, senior resident, resident assistant; 2004 in 2004 Voter Registration Drive co-founder; South Lawn Task Force; State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, Student Advisory Committee, U.Va. representative, vice chair; Virginia 21, Steering Committee, campus coordinator; Phi Gamma Delta, Scholarship Committee, Philanthropy Committee; Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award; Omicron Delta Kappa First Year Recognition; Lantern Society Recognition; 7 Society Recognition; 21 Society Recognition; Raven Society; College of Arts & Sciences Scholarship, First Year Recognition; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar

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