Alumni (Scholar)

Christa Compton

William G. Pannill Jefferson Scholar
Lexington, South Carolina
B.A. University of Virginia (1993)
M.T. University of Virginia (1993)
Ph.D. Stanford University (2007)
M.Div. Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary (2013)
Professional Sector:
Organized Religion


Symphonic Band; Charlottesville University and Community Symphony Orchestra; Chamber Music; University Brass Ensemble; French Horn Instructor; Horn Choir; Wind Ensemble; University Guide Service, Secretary, Parliamentarian; Teach for America, U.Va. Representative; University Advisory Committee on Admission, Student Member; Curry School of Education, Student Affairs Committee, Council Secretary, Council President; Camerata Rotunda; Madison House, Tutoring Program; Learning Needs and Evaluation Center Volunteer Reader; Lutheran Student Movement; On Target Leadership Committee; Trustee, Class of 1993; Lawn Resident; Golden Key National Honor Society; Kappa Delta Pi Honorary Society in Education; Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society; Raven Society; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Beta Kappa; Outstanding Master of Teaching Student Award; Thirteen Society; Intermediate Honors; Dean's List

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The Jefferson Fellowship is the premier graduate fellowship offered at the University of Virginia. Based solely on merit, the Fellowship seeks to attract Ph.D. and M.B.A. candidates.

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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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The Jefferson Scholars Foundation, like its namesake, knows that virtue and talent come from all walks of life. Indeed it is this knowledge that drives the Foundation to search the world over for its recipients.

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