Russell Bogue, JS '16, was recently named a Rhodes Scholar and continues to receive recognition for his achievements

January 29, 2016

Russell Bogue, the Anson M. Beard Jr. Jefferson Scholar, is the eighth Jefferson Scholar to be selected as a Rhodes Scholar in the last 20 years and the fourth in the last six years. He recently spoke to Charlottesville’s NBC-29 about how he intends to take advantage of this incredible opportunity (view the clip here). Russell’s achievements were also celebrated by the U.Va. Men’s Squash Team in this feature on him and his contributions to U.Va. both on and off the court.


Russell Bogue

Anson M. Beard Jr. Jefferson Scholar



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