Alumni (Scholar)

Nick Ferraro

Havens Family Jefferson Scholar
Howell, New Jersey
B.S. University of Virginia (2018)
Professional Sector:


Cavalier Marching Band, alto saxophone section leader, Wind Ensemble, Basketball Band, Olympic Sports Band; Virginia Quidditch Club, Whomping Wahoos player, Jefferson's Army, captain; Computational Materials, research assistant; Charlottesville Open Bio Labs, founding member, executive board; Astrophysics, research assistant; Charlottesville Book Club; Kappa Kappa Psi National Honorary Band Fraternity; Rodman Scholar; Dean's List; Raven Society

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