CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- The woman who says now-Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were in high school has been nominated for an award at her alma mater, UNC.

  • Christine Blasey Ford, who said Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her, has been nominated for a UNC award.
  • She graduated from UNC in 1988.
  • Kavanaugh was confirmed by the Senate last weekend. 

Christine Blasey Ford has been nominated for a UNC-Chapel Hill Distinguished Alumna Award for going public with her story.

She graduated from the university in 1988 with a bachelor's Degree in psychology.

Following the hearing and an additional FBI  investigation, the U.S. Senate confirmed Kavanaugh's nomination by a vote of 50-48 on Saturday.  He was sworn in later that day. 


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