Alumni (Scholar)

Mary Fretts

University of Virginia Club of Washington - Thomas B. Worsley Jefferson Scholar
Arlington, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (1987)
M.Ed. University of Virginia (1990)
Cert. University of Virginia (2001)
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First Year Seminar; Summer Employment in the Laboratory of Cellular Metabolism and Obesity in NIADDK at the National Institutes of Health; Hospital Volunteer, Surgical Intensive Care Unit; Madison House, Migrant Aid Volunteer, Tutor, Shelter for Help in Emergency, Children's Recreation Volunteer; Gandhi Peace Center, Member; CRC Freshman Chemistry Award; Phi Beta Kappa; Distinguished Majors Program in Chemistry; Intermediate Honors; American Chemical Society College Major Award; Dean's List; Echols Scholar

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