Alumni (Scholar)

Karina Newhall

Farish Family Jefferson Scholar
Nashville, Tennessee
B.A. University of Virginia (2006)
M.D. Temple University School of Medicine (2012)


Madison House, Boosters Program, Housing Improvement Program, Medical Services Program; Alternative Spring Break, West Virginia and Grand Canyon site leader; Sustained Dialogue; Dance Marathon morale chair; Resident Staff, resident assistant; The Declaration; U.Va. German Department, German play; German Society; Phi Mu, Junior; Inter-Sorority Council representative; Outdoors at U.Va.; Habitat for Humanity Collegiate Challenge; Virginia Ambasssadors; University Democrats; U.Va. Collegiate Mock Trial; Charlottesville Free Clinic, volunteer, clinic supervisor; International Relations Organization; Catholic Student Ministries; Echols Council, social chair; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Z Society Recognition; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar

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The Jefferson Scholarship is the premier undergraduate scholarship at the University of Virginia. Scholars are selected through a rigorous selection process that is based on exceptional performance in the areas of leadership, scholarship and citizenship.

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