Student Fellows

Student Fellows Program

At the conclusion of an annual competitive application process, the Center awards stipends to talented students to serve as student fellows. Six students serve as research fellows while the others serve as marketing fellows helping the Center to market its faith and freedom educational events and scholarship. Mentoring and making employment and graduate school connections for its student fellows, the Center is a farm team of sorts that prepares promising young leaders to serve in the country’s premier national and state-based think tanks. In addition to working with student fellows, the Center served an additional 805 students last year via various educational initiatives including a three-day networking trip in Washington, D.C.

Ashley Anderson ’20 is a junior at Grove City College majoring in Political Science with a minor in Pre-law and Biblical & Religious studies. Ashley is from the small town of Jamestown, Pennsylvania and has a heart for serving local communities. She is passionate about fostering conservative Christian ideals in politics, starting with the local level and working up to national-scale policy. In her spare time, Ashley is part of the prolife group on campus, volunteers with Rotaract, and is on the leadership team for the student group Lux Mea. She also enjoys being in nature and spending time with her twin sister. Along with school activities, Ashley is currently an Honors Scholar at the Intercollegiate Studies Institute.

Douglas Angle ’20 is a junior at Grove City College pursuing a degree in Political Science and a minor in Biblical and Religious Studies. His interest in politics began when he worked on the telephone campaign for a candidate running for state legislature at ages 10 and 12. Since then, Doug’s desire to learn and be involved in politics has only grown.

On campus, Doug is a member of the Student Government Association as the junior class Senator for Student Affairs. This role allows him to work towards improving the student body by working directly with the administration to address concerns directly from students. He also works in the Admissions Office as one of the managers for the call team, tasked with calling prospective students and speaking with them on a variety of topics related to Grove City College.

Joshua Barham ’19 is a senior at Grove City College majoring in economics and Spanish. He is the deputy executive articles editor for the Grove City College Journal of Law & Public Policy.


Lorenzo Carrazana ’19 is a senior at Grove City College where he is double majoring in Political Science and Economics and minoring in National Security Studies. On campus he is the co-chair of the American Enterprise Institute Student Executive Council, a teaching assistant in the economics department, and Secretary of the Delta Rho Sigma housing group. His chief academic interests are in the intersection between political theory, economics, and law. During the summer of 2018, Lorenzo interned at Waterstone Mortgage Corporation.

After Graduation, he plans to attend law school and pursue a legal career that focuses on promoting a free society. In his free time, Lorenzo enjoys reading, playing guitar, sports, and spending quality time with friends and family in his hometown of Charlottesville, Virginia.

Hope Cooksey ’19 is a senior at Grove City College majoring in Marketing Management. Home for her is Jacksonville, Florida, however, she has absolutely loved adventuring up to Western Pennsylvania for her college career. Hope is active on campus through a variety of outlets, some of which include: serving on Orientation Board her junior and senior years, volunteering time in New Life Ministries and holding the position of president for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. During the Summer of 2018, she was excited to find herself working as a marketing intern for CARDONE Industries, over in Philadelphia. Hope has enjoyed attending a multitude of Vision & Values events during her time at Grove City College and is excited to be able to serve as a marketing fellow.

In her free time, Hope loves challenging herself through various types of physical activity, whether that be competing in IM sport games, working out in the gym, or simply getting out in nature for a walk or a hike, she loves it all. Hope is excited and ambitious about creating positive impact on the world and in the lives of individuals through business, and more specifically, through marketing.

Gabrielle Etzel ’19 is a graduating junior studying Political Science and Economics at Grove City College. Although she has been involved in politics for the majority of her life, Gabrielle’s interest in politics turned into a professional calling after extensive international travel and comparative government study in high school, witnessing the historical and current evils of socialism first hand. Her academic focus is the incorporation of liberty-based political and economic philosophy into practical public policy solutions to America’s greatest problems.

After graduation, Gabrielle intends to continue her study in public policy at the graduate level with the hopes of developing a career in influencing culture and policymaking. In the meantime, Gabrielle is the secretary of the Grove City College Martial Arts Club and writes for her own political commentary blog, The Unvarnished Blog.

Evan Hangliter ’19 is a senior Business Management and Pre-Health major at Grove City College.  His interest in politics and government were spurred at a young age by Teenpact, a national organization that teaches elementary students about government at their state capital building.  He had long thought this passion would lead him to a career in public service until February 24, 2014.  On that day, he suffered a spinal compound fracture from a skiing accident.  From there, his interest in alternative medicine and health led him to his current pursuit of chiropractic care as a profession.

On campus, Evan has served on Student Government Association as Sophomore and now Junior Class President.  He has worked on Orientation Board both sophomore and junior year to acclimate freshmen to Grove City College’s culture as quickly as possible by organizing and executing events.  Also, Evan played golf on the varsity team his freshman and sophomore year.  The team won PACs in 2016 and he achieved an individual win at the Laroche Invitational.

During the summer of 2017, Evan worked as a Management Trainee intern at The Master’s Craft, a two-hundred million dollar hardwood flooring company located all-throughout the Midwest.  He was positioned in Kansas City and learned the operations of the company from the warehouse level up to the corporate level.  In his free time, Evan enjoys reading, traveling to new cities, learning about real estate, and golfing with his family.

Carolyn Hartwick ’19 is a senior philosophy and political science major. From the Philadelphia area, Carolyn has been interested in politics and law since elementary school, choosing to come to Grove City College to lay a reasoned, conservative, and Christian foundation for further study in these subjects. On campus, she is co-captain of the Grove City Debate Team, a Teaching/Research Assistant, and senior editor of the Grove City College Journal of Law and Public Policy. During the summer of 2018, Carolyn interned with the Bucks County Public Defender’s Office and attended seminars hosted by AEI and the Witherspoon Institute, in addition to being a delegate to the ADF’s Arete Academy.

In her free time, Carolyn enjoys reading practically anything, be it an Asimov novel or a work on Christian ethical theory. After graduating, she plans to attend law school.

Kirsten Holmberg ’20 is a junior at Grove City College double majoring in Philosophy and Political Science. Kirsten is actively involved in the Political Science Department as a student assistant for Dr. Coulter. In addition to academics, she is involved on campus as the Vice President for Life Advocates. She also enjoys music and does a weekly radio show on 91.1 WSAJ.

For the past two summers, Kirsten has interned at the Illinois Opportunity Project. First as a communication intern where she produced Illinois Rising, a statewide radio program covering state policy and politics. Second, as a campaign intern where she drafted and edited external communications for state representative campaigns. Kirsten is from Chicago, Illinois and hopes to go on to law school.

Nicolas “Cole” McCook ’19 is a senior political science major with a minor in business. Cole currently serves as the Chaplin for the Sigma Phi Omicron housing group and is an active member of the Grove City College varsity golf team. His sophomore year he served as a member of the Men’s Roundtable service group on campus.

Over the 2017 summer, Cole was a development fellow at the Koch Foundation and worked for Young Americans for Liberty. In his free time, Cole enjoys reading a variety of different novels as well as participating in different intramural sports.

Garrett O’Toole ’19 is a senior at Grove City College pursuing a degree in communication studies with minors in entrepreneurship and design. On campus, Garrett serves as the Executive President of the Student Government Association, acting as the main representative link between the student body and administration. In this role, he oversees a talented team of elected student officials to accomplish everything from planning social events to foster campus community to addressing academic concerns inside the classroom. Garrett also serves as a Resident Assistant (RA) for his men’s housing group Alpha Epsilon Chi (AEX).

Over the summer of 2018, Garrett served as a communications intern in Grove City College’s Office of Alumni Advancement, where he will continue to work throughout the school year. After college, Garrett hopes to work in a communications-based field focusing on marketing, public relations, and graphic design.

Alexis Pavlinich ’20 a junior at Grove City College majoring in Political Science with minors in Philosophy and Pre-Law. Alexis is from the small town of New Brighton, Pennsylvania, where she volunteers as a “Big Sister” in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Beaver County Organization. On campus, Alexis is president of the College Republicans and co-chair of the Network of Enlightened Women. She is also on the American Enterprise Institute’s Executive Council and is the junior marketing and communications senator for the Student Government Association. After graduation, Alexis hopes to go on to Law School and to pursue a career as a Constitutional Lawyer.

Ashley Raine ’19 is from Prospect Pennsylvania and is a senior at Grove City College.  She has a younger sister and comes from a close Christian family.  Ashley is a Communications major with Design and Marketing as minors.  She loves advertising, design, and connecting with others.  In her free time she enjoys making art and dancing.  She’s excited to be a part of the Center for Vision and Values because she’s passionate about using her love of design to help further causes she believes in.”

Lindsey Schulenburg ’19 is a senior Political Science major at Grove City. She currently serves as the President of the Theta Alpha Pi sorority and has also served as the Executive Administrative Editor of the Grove City College Journal of Law and Public Policy. Lindsey works as a teacher’s assistant for the Political Science Department and a student assistant in the College President’s office.  During summer 2018, she discovered a passion for international relations while working as a research assistant and intern at The Institute of World Politics in Washington, DC.

Hannah Schuller ’19 is a senior Political Science major and Mandarin Chinese minor at Grove City College. She is a Marketing Fellow for the Center for Vision and Values. In addition to her involvement with CVV, she currently serves as Secretary and Event Planner for GCC’s American Enterprise Institute Executive Council and Student Ambassador for the Grove City College Admissions Office. Hannah spent her past two summers interning for the Ohio House of Representatives and the U.S. Consulate General in Shanghai, China. After graduation, Hannah plans to pursue a Master’s Degree in International Affairs, with the intention of eventually joining the Foreign Service. Hannah is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and now lives in the Cleveland, Ohio area.

Ashley Winters ’19 is a senior pre-med biology student at Grove City College. Born and raised in Toms River, NJ, Ashley started scientific research in high school. She was the first high school student to present for an American Association for Cancer Research conference. She has previously served as the Network of enlightened Women’s Pennsylvania State Chairwoman and is now Grove City College’s chapter’s co-chair. She is a member of GCC’s varsity women’s golf team, along with being on the Student Athletic Advisory Committee and a member of Captain’s Class. This past summer, she started a Senior Summer Camp at the Ocean County YMCA to improve the elderly population’s health and awareness in the area as well as a volunteer for her local crisis pregnancy center. Additionally, she has worked for Advanced Memory Research Institute as an intern, engaging in phase 3 clinical research. At Grove City, Ashley has worked under various professors performing biology research and has served as a biology and chemistry teaching assistant. As an active member of Grove City’s Newman club, Ashley serves as the chaplain.

Mary Wishing ’20 is a junior at Grove City College, majoring in Political Science and minoring in Sociology and Economics. Her research project for this year is writing, editing, and uploading weekly videos explaining principles of conservatism to the people of her generation. Along with the channel, Mary is a student assistant to President Paul J. McNulty ‘80, a member of the International Justice Mission chapter on campus, a contributor in the Student Government Association coffeehouse performances, and a member of the Network of Enlightened Women chapter on campus.

Mary is fairly new to politics—she switched into the Political Science major her second semester of freshman year having no prior political knowledge. She wants to help people who may not understand politics and hopes to one day host her own daily podcast in which she breaks-down current political events into understandable, everyday language with a conservative, Christian worldview.

Last summer, Mary interned with Young America’s Foundation, The Reagan Ranch Center in Santa Barbara, CA where she helped run conferences, introduced speakers, interacted with donors, gave tours, helped with marketing, along with other interpersonal work. The summer of 2017, she worked in Yellowstone National Park through an organization called A Christian Ministry in the National Parks where she worked full time in a restaurant and hosted church services to tourists on the weekends.