Prior year recipients are listed here.
The 2017 Jeffrey L. Reider and Charles F. Otis Endowed Scholarship award recipient is Mitchell Wellman.
Mitchell is a graduate of the College of Arts and Sciences with a B.A. in Political & Social Thought and Spanish linguistics. As a digital producer and writer for USA TODAY College, heis interested in the intersection of media, public policy, and law with a future goal of attending law school. Mitchell served as the Chair of the University Judiciary Committee and was involved in LGBTQ student life on Grounds by serving as a two-term vice president for the Queer Student Union and as an intern in the LGBTQ Center. During his fourth year, he was a Lawn resident and led a successful movement to install a gender neutral restroom on the Lawn in addition to applying to and receiving a substantial grant to fund Q* Anthology of Queer Culture —the University’s first LGBTQ literary magazine. Mitchell is a 2017 recipient of the U.S. Fulbright student award and will teach English to high school students in Madrid, Spain for the 2017-18 academic year.
2017 Peter Page Scholarship Winners
Jackson Brandberg | 2021 College of A&S
Johns Creek High School | Johns Creek, GA
In high school Jackson was involved in several organizations including Reading Bowl, GSA, and GMEA All State Chorus. On Grounds, he hopes to volunteer at the LGBTQ center and to explore all that Charlottesville has to offer.
Valentin Vila | 2021 College of A&S
Bayside High School |Virginia Beach, VA
Valentin plans to follow a premed track. He was the state parliamentarian for the Health Occupations Students of America and President of the Bayside High School National Honors Society chapter. In his free time, he enjoys playing blues piano and keeping up his extensive classic rock vinyl collection.