Alumni (Scholar)

John Fry

The Westend Foundation Jefferson Scholar
Knoxville, Tennessee
B.A. University of Virginia (2019)
Professional Sector:


Oculus Journal of Undergraduate Research, editor-in-chief; Economics Club, president, tutoring co-chair; Cavalier Daily, marketing associate manager; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society; Madison House, Cavs in the Classroom program director, volunteer; Sustained Dialogue; Department of Economics, teaching fellow; Echols Scholar; Dean’s List; Kenneth G. Elzinga Scholarship for Academic Excellence; Duncan Clark Hyde Academic Achievement Award

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