Student Spotlight: Nick Gottemoller

By MacKenzie Brady

Student Life Editor 

Hometown: Abington, PA

Major(s): Political science

Minor(s): Hispanic studies and sociology double minor

Future plans: “Post-Washington College I want to pursue a career somewhere in government or politics.”

Clubs/Organizations: Gottemoller is the President of the Student Government Association and the President of Kappa Sigma. He has also been involved in Model United Nations, the Maryland State Legislature, and the College Democrats.

Internship(s): “I have done multiple internships in my time at WC. I spent the summer of 2017 in the Philippines working for a non-governmental organization. I spent the summer of 2018 working for the Democratic staff of United States House Ways and Means Committee. I spent this past summer in Philadelphia working for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, and I hope to intern next semester in the Maryland General Assembly.

Favorite WC Tradition: Birthday Ball

Favorite Spot on Campus: The SGA office

Fun Fact: “My dad is a WC alum who graduated in 1981with a degree in sociology.”

Most Important Thing Learned at WC: “The importance of community in the development of individuals. I never considered myself a leader until this community gave me the opportunity to lead.”

Advice for Future Classes: “Go to class. It sounds simple, but as Woody Allen once said, ‘80% of life is showing up.’”

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