Patrick Custer '19 is a Political Science and History double major from West Brookfield, Massachusetts.
Patrick is a member of Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society, for which he serves as secretary of the Gettysburg chapter, and Phi Alpha Theta, the National History Honor Society. He is a recipient of Gettysburg's Presidential Scholarship.
Following his first year at Gettysburg College, Patrick served as a Legislative Intern in the Office of Massachusetts State Representative Peter Durant, where he researched pending legislation, wrote speeches, and communicated with constituents. In the summer of 2018, he served as an intern with Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign, a nonprofit focused on ending childhood hunger in the United States.
At Gettysburg, Patrick is the Vice President of the Student Senate and is a Residence Coordinator for the Office of Residential and First-Year Programs.
Patrick first became involved with the Eisenhower Institute in the fall of 2015, participating in the EI Expert Access Workshops program. In his sophomore year, he participated in the Inside Politics with Kasey Pipes.
Following graduation, Patrick plans to attend law school and pursue a career in public service.