Thomas Potter ’20 from Pennington, New Jersey is a Political Science and Economics double major.
At Gettysburg College, Thomas is a member of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity and has served in various roles including historian and scholarship chair. He has also worked a campus job as a lifeguard at the Bullets Pool for the past three years.
In the summer of 2019, Thomas was a summer associate at the Educational Testing Service corporate headquarters in Princeton, New Jersey. He contributed to the Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC), which measures English proficiency for use in the global business environment.
Thomas first became involved with the Eisenhower Institute in the spring of his sophomore year as a participant in the Inside Politics program. As a member of the program, Thomas engaged with many Washington, D.C.-based figures involved in public service and policymaking.
After graduation, Thomas plans to pursue a career in public affairs and attend law school.