Eric Bush

McConnell Scholar Class of 2020


Eric Bush, of Louisville, Ky., is a member of the McConnell Scholar Class of 2020 at the University of Louisville, where he studies political science and finance.

Honors and Awards

  • University of Louisville Honors Scholar
  • University of Louisville Dean's Scholar
  • Humana Foundation Health Leader

Campus and Extracurricular Involvement

  • College of Business Senator, University of Louisville Student Government Association
  • Study Abroad, Xiamen University, China (Summer 2017)
  • Schnatter Center reading group
  • Treasurer, Young Americans for Freedom
  • Honors Student Council 

Community Service

  • Legislative District Chairman, Jefferson County GOP Executive Committee
  • Internships and Work Experience

Internships & Work Experience

  • Teaching Assistant, STARTALK Chinese Immersion Program

High School

Eric is a 2016 graduate of St. Xavier High School, where he was President of the Young Republicans Club, Captain of the Swim Team and Vice-President of the Y-Club. Eric also worked as a United States Senate Page in 2014, achieved the honor of an Eagle Scout and has traveled on mission trips to David, Kentucky and the Dominican Republic. In addition to his extracurricular involvement, he also is a Commonwealth of Kentucky Ambassador, and is a recipient of the Inspire Kentucky Leadership Award and the Brother Fabius Award. Eric is also a 2015 Governor's Scholar.