Alumni (Scholar)

Thomas Deal

Norfolk Academy Jefferson Scholar
Norfolk, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (2003)
J.D. George Washington University (2010)
Professional Sectors:
Law/Legal Services


Virginia Glee Club, president, chair, Capital Campaign Committee, secretary; Committee to bring Murray Sperber to the University, chair; Opera Workshop tenor; Tenor voice student of Sandra McClain; Senior Voice Recital; St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Choir, bass, tenor; Great Ideas Lecture Series director; Watson House Council; Honor System: Honor Support Officers Counsel; Madison House, Tutoring Program; Intervarsity Christian Fellowship; Sailing Club; Omicron Delta Kappa First Year Recognition; Raven Society First Year Recognition; Z Society First Year Recognition; Echols Council; Intermediate Honors; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar

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The Jefferson Scholarship is the premier undergraduate scholarship at the University of Virginia. Scholars are selected through a rigorous selection process that is based on exceptional performance in the areas of leadership, scholarship and citizenship.

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The Jefferson Fellowship is the premier graduate fellowship offered at the University of Virginia. Based solely on merit, the Fellowship seeks to attract Ph.D. and M.B.A. candidates.

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The Jefferson Scholars Foundation, like its namesake, knows that virtue and talent come from all walks of life. Indeed it is this knowledge that drives the Foundation to search the world over for its recipients.

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