Gettysburg College Summer Tour Guides

Summer Tour Guides

Meet our summer tour guides!

Top Row (from left to right):

Greg Williams '16
Major: Political Science and International Affairs
Hometown: Allentown, PA
Advice for Prospective Students: Explore different academic disciplines whenever you can. It's important to focus on your major, but studying in other disciplines only enriches your experience.

Nico de Groot '18
Major: Music Performance
Hometown: Middletown, CT
What do you like to do on the weekends and/or in town?: I like to go to the Ragged Edge Coffee House or a movie at the Majestic Theater. Mr. G's ice cream is always a great option as well!

Noah Koester '17
Major: Political Science
Minor: Anthropology
Hometown: Northfield, MA
Favorite Course Taken: American Intellectual History with Dr. Allen Guelzo.

Drew Horton '17
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies (Political Economy and French)
Hometown: Durham, NH
What inspires you to be Gettysburg Great?: My enthusiastic professors and peers.

Middle Row (from left to right):

Laura Bergin '17
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies (Images of Conflict)
Minor: Spanish
Hometown: Charlottesville, VA
Favorite Course Taken: The Anthropology of Violence and Conflict with Professor Amy Evrard.

Jasmine Santana '16
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies (Language & Culture)
Minor: Spanish
Hometown: New York, NY
Advice for Prospective Students: Make the best of your experience, and try to take advantage of all the resources Gettysburg offers. Find your niche on campus, and surround yourself by great people. Don't be afraid to embrace, and be okay with the "uncomfortable."

Laurel Downie '18
Major: Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Political Science
Hometown: Troy, NY
What inspires you to be Gettysburg Great?: When you're surrounded by students who all want to do something great and have found something they're passionate about, it's hard not to be inspired!

Emily Whitcomb '18
Majors: Psychology and History
Minors: Neuroscience and Studio Art
Hometown: Fairfield, PA

Bottom Row (from left to right):

Julie Schuldt '17
Majors: Organization and Management Studies and Globalization Studies
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
Favorite Course Taken: The History of the Caribbean with Professor Hakim Williams was fascinating! In this class I was exposed to so many academic perspectives, but I was also challenged to question all those perspectives and build my own. I learned to think and analyze critically about everything in this class.

Julie Day '16
Majors: Spanish and English with a Writing Concentration
Hometown: Berlin, PA
Favorite Gettysburg Tradition: Thanksgiving Dinner! It's an awesome way to sit down and have a great time with friends.

Sarah Good '18
Major: Sociology
Hometown: Harrisburg, PA
What do you like to do on the weekends and/or in town?: I love to do all of the activities planned by the Campus Activities Board (CAB).

Aubrey Silverman '17
Majors: Psychology and Public Policy
Hometown: Wyomissing, PA
What inspires you to be Gettysburg Great?
: The determination and academic integrity of my peers inspires me to give my all! Being surrounded by other students who are so driven in their studies motivates me to be my best version of Gettysburg great.