Alumni (Scholar)

Michal Yarborough

Eugenie and Joseph Jones Family Foundation Jefferson Scholar
Covington, Louisiana
B.S. University of Virginia (2003)
M.S. University of Virginia (2004)
J.D. University of North Carolina School of Law (2009)


Tuttle Coffee House director; Cauthen House Council; First Year Council representative; Madison House, Virginia Service Coalition liaison, Resource Development Committee, Community Among Volunteers head program director, Volunteer Center Board of Directors co-chair, 500-hours volunteer award; Virginia Service Coalition, Student Organizations vice president; St. Thomas Aquinas Church, RCIA sponsor and small group leader; Alternative Spring Break - North Carolina, director, Bolivia; Beta Alpha Psi Accounting Society, Events vice president; Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity, Programming vice president; McIntire Consulting Group, business manager; McIntire School of Commerce 4th Year Leadership Recognition; Young Women Leaders, Big Sister; Chi Omega; Intervarsity Christian Fellowship; Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society; Raven Society, Faculty Selections chair; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Kenneth N. and Barbara B. Adatto Scholarship; Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society; Intermediate Honors; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar

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