Alumni (Scholar)

Aurora Bays-Muchmore

L.S. Waldrop/T. Evans Wyckoff Jefferson Scholar
Bellevue, Washington
B.A. University of Virginia (2020)
M.S. University of Virginia (2020)


Madison House, Board of Directors student member, Creating Assets, Savings, and Hope program director, Montanova Stables volunteer, Holiday Sharing; Housing and Residence Life, Shea House financial chair, Bice-Language House Association Council, secretary; Transfer Student Peer Advisor Program, advisor; Transfer Advisory Board; Washington Literary Society and Debating Union, treasurer, athletic chair; Virginia Women's Rugby; Virginia Triathlon Team, outreach chair; Alternative Spring Break, co-site leader; Echols Council, Echols Ambassador, student panel coordinator; Campus Kitchens, volunteer; Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity, mid-week service coordinator, treasurer; Arab Student Organization; Echols Scholar; Dean's List

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