Alumni (Scholar)

Chad Prather

Middendorf Foundation - Nicholas G. Penniman III Jefferson Scholar
Baltimore, Maryland
B.A. University of Virginia (2002)
M.T. University of Virginia (2003)


Friends Helping Friends, founder, president; House Council, hall representative; First Year Seminar, group facilitator; U.Va. 2002 Seminar participant; Varsity Baseball, bullpen catcher, student manager; John Jane Brain Injury Center, aquatic therapy volunteer; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; President’s Student Service Award; Phi Beta Kappa; Intermediate Honors; Dean’s List

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David and Jane Walentas

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The Jefferson Scholarship is the premier undergraduate scholarship at the University of Virginia. Scholars are selected through a rigorous selection process that is based on exceptional performance in the areas of leadership, scholarship and citizenship.

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