Christian Bush

McConnell Scholar, Class of 2018

Louisville, KY

St. Xavier High School, 2014


Minor: Political Science

Honors Societies

  • University Honors Program
  • National Chinese Language Honor Society


  • Eagle Scout
  • Brother Fabius Award
  • Kentucky Youth Assembly, Outstanding Delegate and Outstanding Speaker

Community Service

  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Project Warm
  • Ryken Service Club

Internships and Work Experience

  • U.S. Senate Page
  • Swim Instructor and Lifeguard at Northeast YMCA

High School

Christian is a 2014 graduate of St. Xavier High School, where he served as the service chair for the Saint Xavier “Y” Club and in the Boy Scouts of America. Christian also was a member of the varsity swim team and the National Honors Society, while an active participant in the Saint Xavier Republican Club. He also was an accomplished musician, having played the piano.

BLOG- Christian's reflections on life as a McConnell Scholar