Dana Tapper Awarded $20,000 on Ellen DeGeneres Show
by Jamison Koehler on March 6, 2013
Last September I wrote about Dana Tapper, a third-year law student at UVA who interned last summer with the Juvenile Services Program of the D.C. Public Defender Service.
Apparently I was not the only person to be impressed by Dana. She was featured last week on the Ellen DeGeneres show, where DeGeneres presented her with $10,000 in cash from Shutterfly, and then a check for another $10,000, for her work with children. The purpose of the money was to help Dana pay for this summer’s Bar exam and to defray other expenses.