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Kevin T. Lair

Class of 2015
Major/Minor
Major: Political Science with Concentration in Global Business Minors: Economics and Pre-Law
Campus Involvement
 

EXPERIENCE

EASTERN SHORE REGIONAL DIRECTOR, MARYLAND FEDERATION OF COLLEGE REPUBLICANS (June 2014 – Present): Oversees Maryland chapters; coordinate community outreach and fundraising efforts

RECENT ALUMNI & STUDENT INVOLVEMENT COMMITTEE (Nov. 2013 – Present): Organizes enrichment opportunities between current students and alumni

THE WASHINGTON FUND PHONATHON  (Aug. 2013 – Present): Oversees alumni relations, contacts alumni, fundraises

TEACHER’S ASSISTANT & CHARACTER COUNTS! COACH  (Aug. 2012 – Present): Teaches classes at H.H. Garnett Elementary School and Kent County Middle School.

RESEARCH ASSISTANT AND COLUMNIST, EAST WEST CENTER INTERNSHIP (May 2014 – Aug. 2014): Quantified political, economic, security relations data between U.S. & Asia-Pacific nations; discussed domestic and international policy decisions with Congressmen, ambassadors, state officials, and related experts

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE CHARLIE DENT INTERNSHIP (July 2013 – Aug. 2013): Handled constituent services via phone calls, in-person meetings, and site tours

U.S. SENATOR PATRICK TOOMEY INTERNSHIP (May 2013 – Aug. 2013): Handled constituent services via phone calls, in-person meetings, and site tours                                           

 

WASHINGTON COLLEGE LEADERSHIP     

ALEXANDER HAMILTON SOCIETY  (President 1 year; VP of Public Relations 1 year; Founder, Nov. 2012 – Present): Fosters academic debate and discussions on political, economic, international issues

S.H.I.E.L.D. / STUDENTS HELPING TO IMPROVE EACH-OTHERS LIVES DAILY  (President 1 year; VP of Public Relations 1 year; Founder, Sept. 2012 – Present): Certified Peer Educator; serves as health and wellness counselor, mentor 

COLLEGE REPUBLICANS  (President 1 year; Vice President & VP of Public Relations 1 year; Member, Aug. 2012 – Present):  Coordinates lectures and events; campaigns; phone banks; runs farmer’s market stand

ENACTUS  (Chief Operating Officer 1 year; VP of Public Relations & VP of Projects 1 year; Member, Aug. 2012 – Present):  Leads team and projects; National Presentation Team; Let’s Can Hunger, Garden Boxes, Green Marina, Junior Achievement initiatives

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF KENT COUNTY  (Volunteer and Classroom Coordinator, Jan. 2013 – Present): Teaches financial literacy to students; coordinates all 5 elementary schools in Kent County          

STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION  (Chair Academics Committee 1 year; Aug. 2012 – Aug. 2013): Elected Senator; encouraged academic rigor across campus

 

WASHINGTON COLLEGE EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

THE ELM  (Opinion Staff Columnist, Jan. 2013 – Present): Writes weekly column on contemporary political, economic, security, and social issues          

MARYLAND STUDENT LEGISLATURE  (Member, Oct. 2012 – May 2013): Fostered political discussion and debate; proposed laws before Maryland State Assembly         

BEST BUDDIES (ASSOCIATE MEMBER)  (Member, Aug. 2012 – May 2013): Worked with individuals who have mental and developmental disorders          

 

HONORS 

2014

  • Alpha Psi Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa (National Leadership Honor Society)
  • Sigma Beta Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha (National Political Science Honor Society)
  • Delta Theta Chapter of Pi Lambda Theta (International Educators Honor Society)
  • S. Douglass Cater Society of Junior Fellows (Scholarship, Leadership, and Research Society)

2012:

  • Washington College Academic Tuition Merit Scholarship
  • Washington College Dean’s List (Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014)
  • U.S. Rep. Charles W. Dent Citizenship Award
  • Captain Christopher Scott Seifert Memorial Scholarship                                  

2011:

  • Dwight D. Eisenhower Leadership Award
  • Sons of the American Revolution Good Citizenship Medal

 

CERTIFICATIONS

Peer Wellness Educator (April 2013); Mental Health First Aid (March 2014)