May 23, 2024

Jason Sellers Named FOR Volunteer of the Year

Jason Sellers, left, was named Friends of the Rappahannock Volunteer of the Year.

Jason Sellers, left, was named Friends of the Rappahannock Volunteer of the Year.

Dr. Jason Sellers, assistant professor of history and American studies at the University of Mary Washington, is the 2018 Volunteer of the Year for Fredericksburg-based Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR).

For the past two years, Sellers has served as faculty adviser for Life Along the Rappahannock, a collaborative oral history project between FOR and UMW. To date, Life Along the Rappahannock has completed six interviews and employed four UMW interns who logged hundreds of hours of service. Sellers supports FOR’s outreach events, interpretive trips, and buildings and grounds projects.