Congratulations to the 2020 Legacy Scholars!
Camryn Kim, Fairfax, VA
Ms. Kim graduates from Wilbert Tucker Woodson High School in Fairfax, VA, with a 4.51 GPA, earning her a place on the Woodson High School Honor Roll and being named an AP Scholar with Distinction. She played varsity tennis, as captain her junior and senior years. She participated in the Model UN and is a member the National Honor Society, the Science Honor Society, the Spanish Honor Society and the Math Honor Society. She participates weekly in the Frost Math Partnership, tutoring middle school students. As a participant in the Science Olympiad, Kim competed across Virginia, earning numerous placements, including first place at the Science Olympiad Virginia Tech regionals. Outside the classroom, Kim has been involved in Special Olympics for tennis and coaching students with developmental and physical disabilities. Kim is the daughter of Grace Kim, a 1994 graduate of the College of Arts and Sciences and John Kim, a 1995 graduate of the School of Medicine.
Ben Life, Crozet, VA
Mr. Life graduates from Western Albemarle High School in Charlottesville, VA, with a 4.62 GPA. He holds multiple leadership positions, including captain of the varsity football team and president of the Executive Council. His high school honors include Rho Kappa Social Studies Honor Society membership, the Corbette King Memorial Student-Athlete Award, the Princeton Book Award and the William and Mary Leadership Award. He earned numerous Advanced Placement awards and was inducted into the National Honor Society. Life participated in Model United Nations, Athletic Leadership Council and tutored peers in Geometry as a member of the Math Honor Society. Outside of school, he was active in his church, serving as the A/V technician for weekly services and volunteering in the food pantry. Life is the son of Jason and Amy Life, both 1994 graduates of UVA’s College of Arts and Sciences. (Jason Life, the Alumni Association’s vice president for alumni engagement, had no involvement in the selection process.)