Jamie Abell '17 is a Political Science and Economics double major from Glenn Dale, Maryland. She is a member of the national Political Science Honor Society, Pi Sigma Alpha, and the national Economics Honor Society, Omicron Delta Epsilon. She is the current captain of the Varsity Softball team.
In Fall 2015, Jamie studied abroad in Athens, Greece while researching citizenship, nationalism, and immigration in the European Union. Upon returning to Gettysburg, Jamie won Conference Player of the Year in softball and All-Conference First Team Honors.
Jamie spent the summer of 2016 interning in the Congressional Affairs office of the Drug Enforcement Administration where she worked heavily with senior officials and members of Congress addressing legislative issues and narcotics concerns. After graduation, Jamie plans to work on The Hill and eventually pursue policy regarding financial crime.
Currently, Jamie is a member of the Senior Class Gift Committee serving as an athletic liaison.