Education & Social Sciences

Political Science - Student Success

State house


  • Chris Minter '15 is interning in the State Senate.
  • Kyla Daniels '15 is in the Indiana chapter of NASW (National Association of Social Workers).
  • Alexander Pierce '14 was an Outstanding Witness Award Honoree in the 2014 regional Mock Trial competition.
  • Veronica Schilb '12, an honors graduate, received a prestigious Governor’s Fellowship and continues to work for Indiana’s governor. Frequently mentioned as a rising star in state politics, she recently participated in the Richard G. Lugar Excellence in Public Service Series.
  • Benjamin Tapper '12, an honors graduate and former AmeriCorps Fellow, worked with the Indianapolis Mayor’s Office of Education Innovation. Currently, he helps students at the Christel House Dropout Recovery School connect with community resources and earn a high school diploma.
  • Farida Adam '08 is the coordinator of Equity and Professionalism for the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. She credits her success to the opportunities Manchester gave her, including the Model United Nations program and a Lilly Endowment Pathways grant that sent her to Cambodia to work for the rights of women and children. After graduation, she earned a master’s degree in Public Administration from Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.
  • Nkechi Onyeji Kwizera '08, an executive analyst with Ascension Health in Austin, Texas, holds an MBA from Georgia Institute of Technology. She has worked in Uganda for Harvard University and the Massachusetts General Hospital as project manager for the Sustainable Household Income Project (SHIP).