In honor of Marion Lee Stuart Cochran

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Tree species:
Stewartia monadelpha
Common name:
Tall Stewartia
Pavilion Garden IV
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Lee Cochran served as a member of the University's Board of Visitors from 1982 until 1990, and as chair of the Building and Grounds Committee. She is a member and former chairman of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation Board of Trustees and served as President of the Garden Club of Virginia from 1972-1974.

In 1995, she received the Hollins College Medal as a distinguished alumna. In 1998, she received the Architecture Medal for Virginia Service, an award given annually to an outstanding citizen by the Virginia Society of the American Institute of Architects, in recognition of her years of leadership in historic preservation of architecture and gardens throughout Virginia. She has served on the Jeffersonian Restoration Advisory Committee and is a member of the Jeffersonian Restoration Design Committee. She was the founding chair of the Jefferson's Circle, an annual giving group dedicated to funding historic preservation projects within the Academical Village.
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