Judson Adams

2017 Truman Scholar

Judson Adams

UofL junior Judson Adams has earned a 2017 Harry S. Truman Foundation Scholarship. The $30,000 award goes to scholars with a record of leadership and community involvement who plan to pursue careers in public service. Adams is a political science major and plans to use the award to study law at either Georgetown University or University of Chicago.

“I am incredibly humbled, honored and proud to represent the state of Kentucky as well as the University of Louisville as I go forward in seizing the opportunities made available to me through the Truman Scholarship.”

Collegiate experience

  • Areas of Study:

    • Graduates May 2018 from the College of Arts and Sciences with a major in political science.
  • Other recognition and honors:

    • Air Force ROTC
    • Elected to the Student Government Association

Inspired By

“Without a doubt, I would not have received this award without Dr. Patricia Condon whose continual advice and guidance made this possible.” He also noted that he was helped and inspired by other professors, administrators and fellow students, including Laura Moyer, Jason Petti, Jeff Benedict, Charlie Leonard, Joy Hart, Joseph Turner, Mike Fowler, Remington Smith and Hannah Wilson.

Hometown information

  • Hometown:

    Rineyville, Kentucky
  • High school:

    2014 graduate of North Hardin High School
  • Parents:

    Pam and Mark Adams of Rineyville, Kentucky