Molly Baldock

McConnell Scholar Class of 2021


Molly Baldock, of Ashland, Ky., is a member of the McConnell Scholar Class of 2021 at the University of Louisville, where she studies Political Science with an Emphasis in Law and Public Policy and Economics. She is a member of the Honors Program and a Henry Vogt Award recipient. 


  • University of Louisville Honors Program
  • Honors Scholar
  • Louisville Committee on Foreign Relations Scholar
  • Caravan for Democracy Student Leadership Mission to Israel
  • University of Louisville Department of Political Science Internship Scholarship
  • Kappa Delta Sorority National Founders Scholarship

Campus and Extracurricular Involvement

  • Associate Supreme Court Justice for the College of Business, Student Government Association 
  • McConnell Scholars Council - Outreach Chair 
  • Kappa Delta Sorority - Vice President of Member Education and Panhellenic Delegate
  • Vice President of the College of Business, Student Government Association 
  • Student Success Ambassador
  • McConnell Scholars Debate Society

Internships & Work Experience

  • Student Intern at the United States Attorneys Office for the Western District of Kentucky 
  • Legislative Intern for US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s DC Office
  • Intern for the Office of the Commonwealth Attorney’s for Jefferson County
  • Intern for US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s Louisville Office

Community Service

  • She Became Volunteer
  • raiseRED Student Outreach Coordinator 
  • Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana Volunteer
  • Portland Elementary Volunteer

High School

Molly is a 2017 graduate of Paul G. Blazer High School, where she was President of her school’s National Honor Society. She was heavily involved her community’s musical theatre program, the Paramount Players, as well an attorney on the Mock Trial team. Molly was involved in various volunteer opportunities, served as an attorney for the Boyd County Teen Court, and initiated a Voter Registration Drive in her senior year. She was named a Kentucky Governor’s Scholar in 2016 at Morehead State University.