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Spring 2021 Scholars

 Katie Badagliacco '22
Katie Badagliacco '22
Katie Badagliacco

Katie Badagliacco '22

 Rachel Bernstein '22
Rachel Bernstein '22
Rachel Bernstein

Rachel Bernstein '22

Rachel is a junior studying Government and Environmental Policy. Originally from Northbrook, Illinois, Rachel is extremely excited to study and intern in D.C. On campus, Rachel is involved with Gamma Phi Beta, Club Sailing, PPIR Lab, and is currently in her second year as a Residence Life student employee. During the Spring 2021 semester, Rachel hopes to gain critical working experience in either foreign policy or environmental policy, and also hopes to explore the sights of the nation's capital.
 Jan Blackmon '22
Jan Blackmon '22
Jan Blackmon

Jan Blackmon '22

 Maya Deutchman '23
Maya Deutchman '23
Maya Deutchman

Maya Deutchman '23

Maya is a sophomore studying Government and Gender, Sexuality & Women's Studies at William & Mary. After graduating, Maya plans to pursue a career in education or political advocacy. She is excited to live and work in Washington D.C. this spring and hopes to gain a deeper understanding of the city and all it has to offer.
 Astrid Garcia '23
Astrid Garcia '23
Astrid Garcia

Astrid Garcia '23

Astrid is currently a sophomore at William & Mary, double majoring in History and Hispanic Studies, with a concentration in government. After graduating from William & Mary, she hopes to work in a government agency in Washington, DC, specializing in international relations in Spanish-speaking countries. Her biggest achievement so far is serving as a volunteer for Christ Church in Alexandria, Virginia, where she helps underserved communities receive emergency financial assistance. She likes to spend quality time with her friends, family, and German Shepherd during her free time. She hopes to one day travel the world and learn how to swim.
 Anne Allen Hodge '22
Anne Allen Hodge '22
Anne Allen Hodge

Anne Allen Hodge '22

Anne Allen is a junior at William & Mary majoring in International Relations with a minor in Hispanic studies. She has studied political science and economics at Trinity College Dublin and is a researcher for USAF Air Combat Command. She has previously interned with one of her Mississippi senators and US INDOPACOM. She is a current intern with the Washington International Trade Association. On campus, she is a member of the Panhellenic community where she advocates for St Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the ARC of Greater Williamsburg. She is also involved with the Catholic Campus Ministry where she has helped to plan past events. Anne Allen was raised in Batesville, Mississippi, and will graduate with a BA in International Relations in May 2022.
 Jack	Holt '23
Jack Holt '23
Jack Holt

Jack Holt '23

Jack is a sophomore studying economics and international relations at W&M. He is interested in economic policy, diplomacy, and trade agreements, and is excited to experience the spring semester in DC.
 Carolina Rivera '23
Carolina Rivera '23
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Carolina Rivera '23

Carolina Rivera is a sophomore studying International Relations and Hispanic Studies at William & Mary. She is a student analyst at W&M's GIS geoLab and spends time researching for the geoBoundaries team. She is a former military brat and hopes to obtain a position in diplomacy or intelligence in the future. She loves to play tennis with W&M's club tennis team and engage and volunteer with the Latin American and Filipino American Student Unions.
 Zach Saderup '23
Zach Saderup '23
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Zach Saderup '23

Zach is a sophomore studying Government and Global Studies with a concentration in Latin American Studies. Zach has a background working in variating government organizations in Colombia as well as researching China's influence in South America. During his weekends Zach enjoys spending time with his fraternity brothers as well as taking trips out west and backpacking the Appalachian mountains.
 Daniel Speer '22
Daniel Speer '22
Daniel Speer

Daniel Speer '22

Daniel is a junior at William & Mary, from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, majoring in Public Policy and History. His principal passions are legislative policymaking, the budgetary process, transportation policy, and Constitutional and municipal law. As a freshman, he served as a District intern with a Pennsylvania State Senator, improving constituents’ access to information on social services through interactive maps, analyzing demographic information and municipal code, and representing the Senator at public events. Currently, Daniel is researching historical sites for the Forest Service through the Virtual Student Federal Service. Recreationally, he serves as social media manager for William & Mary’s student Revolutionary War reenacting group, has volunteered as a tutor at local primary schools, and organized fundraisers for primary schools in Uganda. Through the W&M D.C. Program, Daniel hopes to channel his passions and rich education into lasting connections and challenging work experiences, in preparation for a career serving the public interest.