Alumni (Scholar)

Jill Siegel

Louisiana Jefferson Scholar
New Orleans, Louisiana
B.A. University of Virginia (1987)
Professional Sectors:
Human Resources
Volunteer/Personal Care Services


Madison House, Open House Hotline Volunteer, Operations Director; Hospital Children’s Rehabilitation Center, Swim Therapy Volunteer; St. Thomas Aquinas Church Choir; Campus Girl Scouts, President; Assistant Leader, Charlottesville Junior Girl Scout Troop; Girl Scout Summer Camp Counselor; Catholic Student Association, Social Action Coordinator, President; Tower Nursing Home Volunteer; Volunteer at the Shelter for Help in Emergency; Echols Scholar

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