Alumni (Scholar)

Muriel MacDonald

Holbert L. Harris Foundation Jefferson Scholar
Arlington, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (2013)
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Hootzpah: Jewish A Cappella, founder and president; O Records, co-president and recording artist, executive board member; Jewish Religious Life Council, vice chair; Jewish Leadership Council; Shakespeare on the Lawn; Musicians on Call; Sustainability Advocates; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society; The ONE Campaign: U.Va. Chapter; First Year Players, publicity chair; Creigh Deeds campaign, intern; First Year Leadership Development Program; Dean's List

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