Alumni (Scholar)

Conor Sheehey

Middendorf Foundation - Nicholas G. Penniman III Jefferson Scholar
Timonium, Maryland
B.A. University of Virginia (2014)
M.A. Relay Graduate School of Education (2016)
Professional Sector:


Jefferson Literary and Debating Society, Room 7 Resident, membership chair, Harrison Bush Award winner, Best Probationary Presentation; Special Ceremonies Committee, membership committee; First Year Players, alumni chair, RENT cast member, Carousel co-head painter, The Music Man set designer, How to Succeed publicity chair; Echols Council, president, Fireside Chats, coordinator; Sustained Dialogue; Student Council, Diversity Initiatives Committee; Lile-Tuttle Association Council;  Washington Literary Society and Debating Union; Cavalier Daily, senior section editor, arts and entertainment staff writer; Walter H. Sokel German Studies Essay Prize; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society; Raven Society, CLAS, co-selection chair; Wagenheim Memorial Scholarship in English; Intermediate Honors; Lawn Resident; Vandersee Memorial Scholarship; Dean's List; Echols Scholars

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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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