Alumni (Scholar)

Josh Bennett

Glenn Ireland II Jefferson Scholar
Gadsden, Alabama
B.A. University of Virginia (2008)
J.D. University of Alabama (2011)
Professional Sector:
Law/Legal Services


Honor Committee, Counsel, pre-trial coordinator, senior support officer; Second Year Council; Madison House, Tutoring Program, YMCA basketball coach; Kappa Sigma, pledge class president, Shrine Scholar; Students for Students International, general fundraising director; University Democrats; Habitat for Humanity; Jefferson Scholars Public Service Fellow; Order of Omega Greek Honor Society; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Golden Key International Honour Society; Lawn Resident; Dean’s List

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