Alumni (Scholar)

Madi Lahey

Lawrence Lewis Jr. Jefferson Scholar
Jacksonville, Florida
University of Virginia (2017)
M.P.P. University of Virginia (2018)


Drama Department, Spectrum Theater, First Year Players,  assistant technical director, sound designer; The Black Monologues, Drama Department Lab series, technical director; Drama Department, sound designer; Arts Mentors; Hoos in the Stairwell (Broadway acapella); Blue Ridge Mountain Rescue Group; Women's Initiative, volunteer; Shakespeare on the Lawn, vice president; Housing and Residence Life, RA; Autism Theater Project; Lawn Resident; Harrison Grant Recipient; Undergraduate Research Symposium, Third Place award; Dean's List; Echols Scholar

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