Kelsey Meisch '17 is a Political Science and Public Policy double major with a minor in Peace and Justice Studies. Kelsey is President of the Nu Psi Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society and member of the Pi Lambda Sigma National Honor Society. Kelsey is the Founder and President of the Gettysburg College Debate Society and the Vice-President of the International Affairs Association and Model UN. Kelsey is also a Residential Assistant and Residential Coordinator for the Office of Residential and First Year Programs.
Kelsey was a campaign finance intern for a campaign finance firm, Flanagan, Fulkerson, & Co. in Washington, D.C. for various Senators and House members in the summer of 2016. In the Fall of 2015, Kelsey studied abroad in Serbia, Bosnia, Hercegovina, and Kosovo where she conducted research regarding Serbia's ongoing EU negotiations. She volunteers with the Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity.
Kelsey is also a recipient of the 2016 Kathryn D. Tarr ’82 Residence Life Student Leadership Award and the 2016 Linnaean Award of Gettysburg College given to six seniors chosen by her peers due to efforts to improve the community, academic endeavors, and overall achievement throughout college. After graduation, Kelsey wants to enter public service and later return to graduate school for public diplomacy.