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CNHS Senior Named Finalist for Prestigious Scholars Program

Alexandria Henderson  Colts Neck High School and Law and Public Service senior Alexandria Henderson has been selected as one of 120 finalists for the prestigious University of Virginia’s Jefferson Scholars program.

According to its website, the undergraduate scholarship program has been attracting and cultivating undergraduate leaders since 1980. The award covers the entire cost of attendance for four years at the University of Virginia plus coverage of the supplemental enrichment experiences for the recipient. No one may apply for a Jefferson Scholarship directly. For the regional competitions, a prospective Jefferson Scholar must be nominated by his/her school (eligible schools may nominate one or two students per year from the senior class).

As Captain of the Mock Trial Team, President of the Junior Statesman of America Club, President of the Sign Language Club, Executive Board Member of the Student Council, Director of Creative Writing for the school newspaper and member of the Girls Varsity Field Hockey Team, Alexandria exemplifies excellence in the classroom as well as in her extracurricular endeavors.