Alumni (Scholar)

Kappie Farrington

R.E. Lee Wilson Jefferson Scholar
Little Rock, Arkansas
B.A. University of Virginia (2010)
Professional Sector:


First Year Players, Once Upon a Mattress cast member, Thoroughly Modern Millie assistant choreographer; Kappa Delta, philanthropy chair, assistant rush chair; Alpha Phi Omega, social chair; Living Gifts: Hope for Heifer International, president; Cav Food Pickup; PBR Cleanup Crew; Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, regional advocate; University Unity Project, Earth Week coordinator, EcoMarket event planner; Chesapeake Bay Foundation; Pancakes for Parkinson’s; Building Tomorrow; Wilson Journal Undergraduate Research Award; Jefferson Public Citizens Research Award; Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society; Sigma Alpha Lambda Honor Society; Echols Scholar

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