Jason Spiegel '17 is a Political Science major and Philosophy minor from Frederick, Maryland. He is also a Kermit Finstad Scholar at the Sunderman Conservatory of Music, where he studies vocal performance.
Jason is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society and a recipient of the Abraham Lincoln Scholarship, the highest merit honor given at Gettysburg College. He is also a member of the national leadership honorary society Omicron Delta Kappa, and the political science honor society Phi Sigma Alpha. During the summer of 2015, Jason served as Deputy Field Organizer for primary campaign of now Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), while also working for the Eisenhower Institute in Gettysburg.
During the summer of 2014, Jason interned in the Washington, D.C. office of U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), where he served on the Senator’s judiciary, foreign affairs, and defense committees and assisted in writing S. Res 513 of the 113th Congress, which passed the Senate in July of that year. He also helped manage the successful campaign of Jerry Donald for Frederick County Council in Maryland.
At Gettysburg, Jason a member of the College Choir and Camerata, as well the all-male acapella group Drop The Octave. He is also a brother of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. Jason became involved with the Eisenhower Institute in 2013 when he was hired as an Office Assistant.
Jason plans to attend law school to study constitutional law. He hopes to enter public service, possibly for the Department of Justice.