Joy Justice

Lyell B. Clay Jefferson Scholar
Poca, West Virginia


Third Year Council, wellness committee chair; Student Council, Legislative Affairs Committee; Madison House, Medical Services Emergency Department, escort and way-finding program director; lobby liaison; Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Organization, collegiate vice president and co-facilitator; Pancakes for Parkinson's, outreach committee; Ballroom Dance Club; Alpha Epsilon Delta; Echols Scholar

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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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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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