Ben Taber '17 is a Political Science major with a minor in History from Durham, Connecticut. Ben is currently a captain of the Gettysburg Track and Cross Country teams for 2016-17, as well as a member of the Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society. Ben’s 2016 Cross Country campaign culminated in a trip to nationals where he finished in the top 50. Already in 2017, he has broken the Gettysburg school records in the indoor 3000 and 5000 meters.
In the summer of 2015, Ben interned with Rep. Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) in her Washington, DC office. This past summer, Ben interned in the LEAD division of the office of the Secretary of the State in Connecticut where he developed a test election to be conducted by the registrars of the state using the EMS election software.
After graduation, Ben hopes to enter public service and study policy initiatives in Washington, DC.