Alumni (Scholar)

Will Evans

The Westend Foundation Jefferson Scholar
Sewanee, Tennessee
B.A. University of Virginia (2016)


O Records, president, producer, drummer; Climate Action Society, executive member; Cavalier Daily, opinion columnist; Obama For America Office, volunteer; Grassroots Campaign, new dorms captain; University Democrats; Virginia Climbing Team; Cox Lab, research assistant; The Culprits, drummer, songwriter; Community Bikes, volunteer; Virginia Student Environmental Coalition, U.Va. representative; published in Consilience: The Journal of Sustainable Development; co-authored paper published in the Biological Journal of the Linnean Society with Jefferson Fellow Aaron Reedy, ; Institute for Practical Ethics and Public Life Summer Ethics Internship Award; Harrison Undergraduate Research Award; Small Research and Travel Grant; Lawn Resident; Intermediate Honors; Raven Society; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar

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