Alumni (Scholar)

Nick Fenton

George G. Guthrie Jefferson Scholar
Skillman, New Jersey
B.A. University of Virginia (2017)


Engage@UVA, executive editor; The Jefferson Literary and Debating Society; Honor Committee, support officer pool; Madison House, Latino and Migrant Aid Program; German Marshall Fund’s Foreign and Security Policy Program, intern; Shakespeare on the Lawn; Spectrum Theatre; Phi Delta Theta; IMP Society, Queen; Slavic Languages and Literatures Department Pertzoff Prize; Hammond Award for Excellence in Russian Area Studies; Dean’s List; Fulbright U.S. Student Award; Raven Society; Echols Scholar

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