Alumni (Scholar)

Les Yonce

In memory of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin B. White Sr. and Claire C. Smith Jefferson Scholar
Richmond, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (1994)
J.D. Harvard Law School (1997)


University Judiciary Committee, First Year Judiciary Committee, Judge, Counselor; Chi Phi, Treasurer, President; On Target Leadership Conference; Student Assistance Mentor; Z Society First Year Recognition; Phi Beta Kappa; Intermediate Honors; Department Recognition in Economics; Duncan Clark Hyde Memorial Award in Economics; Dean's List; Echols Scholar; Foreign Affairs with Distinction

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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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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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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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