Alumni (Scholar)

Xara Davies

William C. and Frederick W. Whitridge Jefferson Scholar
Dudley, United Kingdom
B.A. University of Virginia (2020)


English Students' Association, president; Madison House, Charlottesville Area Riding Therapy program director, volunteer; ePortfolio, peer consultant; UVA Public Service, communications intern; UVA Biocomplexity Institute, marketing and communications intern; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society, historian, Pen & Ink Committee chair, sargeant-at-arms; Shakespeare on the Lawn, assistant fundraising chair, actor; Cavalier Daily, news writer, graphic designer; Autism Theatre Project, Executive Board member, volunteer; Housing and Residence Life, Bice-Language House Association Council president; Department of Psychology, research assistant; Sigma Delta Tau, community service chair; Jefferslam Poetry Contest, first place; Echols Scholar; Dean's List; Wagenheim Memorial Scholar

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