Alumni (Scholar)

Avital Balwit

G. Bernard Hamilton Family Jefferson Scholar
Portland, Oregon
B.A. University of Virginia (2021) with Highest Distinction


Madison House, Board of Directors student member; Housing and Residence Life, senior resident, resident advisor; Virginia Review of Politics, print editor, junior editor; The Roosevelt Society, secretary; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society; Echols Scholar; Royster-Lawton Fellowship; The Institute for Practical Ethics and Public Life Grant; Raven Society; Rhodes Scholar

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