Alumni (Scholar)

Michael Benos

W. Harry Schwarzschild Jr. and Kathryn Schwarzschild Jefferson Scholar
Midlothian, Virginia
B.S. University of Virginia (2020)


Rodman Council, marketing co-director, website manager; Engineers Going Global, education program, volunteer robotics instructor; HooThinks, project manager, software developer; Converge at UVA, technology development chair; Department of Computer Science, Hutchison research assistant, teaching assistant; UVA Cyber Offense Team; Mechatronics and Robotics Society; Virginia Institute of Autism, volunteer robotics instructor; Survivor at UVA; Rodman Scholar; Dean's List; Impact Fellowship; 2019 Virginia Cyber Cup, champion; 2020 Virginia Cyber Cup, runner-up; 2019 Eastern Regional Penetration Testing Competition, champion; 2019 Mastercard Puzzle Tournament, champion; Department of Computer Science Cybersecurity Focal Path; Louis T. Rader Chairperson Award 

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