Gettysburg College Summer Tour Guides

Summer Tour Guides

Meet our summer tour guides!

Top Row (from left to right):

Sam Wilensky '17
Major: Philosophy and Physics
Hometown: Waterford, CT
Favorite Gettysburg Tradition: My favorite tradition is the First-Year Walk. Going through the town is a great welcome into the community and it connects you to the history.

Bridget Ashton '18
Major: History
Minor: French and Economics
Hometown: Acton, MA
Favorite Course Taken:
 Historical Methods with Professor Birkner. We discussed controversial histories and how we learn about them, such as the Holocaust, the Confederacy, and American heroes from Thomas Jefferson to Dwight Eisenhower.

Joey Recupero '17

Majors: Political Science and Anthropology
Minor: Africana Studies
Hometown: Kittanning, PA
What inspires you to be Gettysburg Great?: Since coming to Gettysburg, many of my peers and professors have told me I have immense potential, and now I work everyday to capitalize on that potential and use it to make the world better than the one I came into.

Drew Horton '17
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies (Political Economy and French)
Hometown: Durham, NH
Favorite Gettysburg Tradition: Thanksgiving dinner is an incredible tradition where you get to share a Thanksgiving meal with your friends before leaving for break.

Gray Clemson '18
Major: History
Hometown: Owings Mills, MD
Favorite Course Taken: Globalization and Its Discontents with Professor Hakim Williams. His class was tough and time consuming, but well worth the effort.


Bottom Row (from left to right):

Maria Foster '19
Major: Organization and Management Studies and German Studies
Minor: Business
Hometown: Gettysburg, PA
Favorite Course Taken: Elementary German with Professor Cohen and Professor Wrage. It helped me discover the beauties of the German language and culture. This positive experience left such an impression that I decided to declare a German major!

Jenna Seyer '19
Major: English with Writing Concentration
Hometown: Wayne, NJ
Favorite Gettysburg Tradition: 
My favorite tradition is Fall Convocation. The idea that students begin and end their experience on the lawn of Pennsylvania Hall is very cool. That cyclical nature of college at Gettysburg and all of the memories was both memorable and amazing as an introduction to the community!

Taylor Atlas '18

Major: English
Minor: Education
Hometown: Highlands Ranch, CO
What do you like to do on the weekends and/or in town?: Every weekend I walk into town and to the main part of the battlefield. I love going off campus to see what else the town of Gettysburg has to offer, and I especially love the peace and quiet of the battlefield.

Abigail Major '19
Major: Environmental Studies 
Minor: Latin
Hometown: Wrightstown, NJ
Advice for Prospective StudentsAsk questions on tours! You can gain some valuable insight as to what it's like to be a student on campus.

Raegan Gawronski '19
Major: Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 
Minor: French
Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Advice for Prospective StudentsBe a go-getter! Gettysburg has amazing opportunities, so you have to go after them!