Washington, DC—This week Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) welcomed six Western New Yorkers as interns in his Washington, DC office. The interns will be in Higgins’ office for the Fall 2005 semester.
“It’s great to have a vibrant mix of Western New Yorkers in my Washington office,” said Higgins. “Their hometown connections are a huge asset and they have their fingers on the pulse of what’s happening in Western New York, which helps to sustain the bridge between my Washington and Western New York offices.”
The Western New York interns in Higgins’ office include:
Kim Barnashuk, a 2004 graduate of Hamburg High School. Barnashuk is currently a sophomore at George Washington University, majoring in International Affairs with a concentration in International Environmental Resources. Kim’s future plans include attending law school and possibly continuing her work on Capitol Hill.
Bobby Corp, a native of West Falls, who graduated from East Aurora High School in 2003. Corp is currently a junior at George Washington University, majoring in International Affairs and Sociology. His future plans include law school.
Liz Evancho, a 2003 graduate of Silver Creek Central High School. Evancho is a junior at American University studying “Communications, Legal Systems, Economics, and Government” (CLEG) with the intention of pursuing a Masters in Public Administration.
Chrissy Hart, an East Aurora native, and a 2001 graduate of Iroquois High School. Hart is a 2005 graduate of Colgate University, where she majored in Political Science and History. Her future plans include serving with the Peace Corps in West Africa before pursuing a Masters in Public Policy.
Nick Jerge, a 2004 graduate of Lancaster High School and a freshman at American University, currently running for class president. Jerge’s post-college plans include law school.
David Wagner, a Williamsville native, currently a senior at George Washington University majoring in Political Science. Wagner began his undergraduate studies at Erie Community College. He is a 2000 graduate of Williamsville East High School, and has been an active member of the Amherst Democratic Party where, in 2002, he was elected Democratic Committeeman of District 68.