the second UVA scotus clerk had an absurd gpa even as a 1L.
The 2005-2006 Franklin Prize was given to Katherine Ireland Twomey '08. The award recognizes the student with the highest grade point average at the end of his or her first year of law school. The recipient receives a cash prize and has her name engraved on a plaque in Hunton & Williams Hall.
She prob ended up graduating with some insane gpa.
more remarkable, she won:
Z Society Shannon Award Presented to the graduate with the highest overall academic record after five semesters.
Law School Alumni Association Best Note Award Presented to the member of the graduating class who wrote the best note in a current issue of a Law School publication.
Margaret G. Hyde Award Established in 1930 by Forrest J. Hyde, Jr., '15. Under the terms of the donation, a monetary award is made to an outstanding member of the graduating class whose scholarship, character, personality, activities in the affairs of the school, and promise of efficiency have, in the opinion of the law faculty, entitled him or her to special recognition.