Alumni (Scholar)

Caroline Plowden

L. David Horner III and S.W. Heischman Jefferson Scholar
Columbia, South Carolina
B.A. University of Virginia (2013)
J.D. University of South Carolina School of Law (2017)
LL.M. Tax New York University (2019)


Medieval Studies, undergraduate coordinator; Undergraduate Medieval Studies Colloquium, founder; College Council, Medieval Studies Major representative; Undergraduate Research Network, Symposium Committee; Washington Literary Society and Debating Union; The Oculus Undergraduate Research Journal, student editorial board; 3.7 Literary Magazine; Virginia Literary Review; Madison House, tutoring program; Shakespeare on the Lawn: A Night of Romance stage manager, Act V actor, Cyrano de Bergerac assistant stage manager; Virginia Society for the Recruitment of Special Scholars; Virginia Festival of the Book, volunteer; Days on the Lawn; Sigma Tau Delta (International English Honor Society), president, treasurer; College Science Scholar; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar

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