Alumni (Scholar)

Porter Nenon

Stanley G. Mortimer III Jefferson Scholar
Charlotte, North Carolina
B.A. University of Virginia (2016)


TEDxUVA, founder, lead curator; University Judiciary Committee, senior counselor, First Year judiciary committee, vice chair, judge; Student Council Student Arts Committee, co-chair, arts advocate; Public Service Programming Board, appointed member; Jefferson Public Citizens, team leader, grant recipient; United Nations Association, Campus Advocate; Charlottesville Boys & Girls Club, Early Visions art mentor; Sustained Dialogue, executive board member, moderator; LGBTQ Center, programs intern, special projects intern; Social Entrepreneurship @ UVA, steering committee; Charlottesville Debate League, vice president, fundraising chair; Center for Global Health University Scholar; Lawn Resident; Raven Society; Dean's List; Echols Scholar

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