Eric Bush

McConnell Scholar, Class of 2019

    Louisville, KY

    St. Xavier High School, 2016


    Major(s): Political Science, Finance

    Minor(s): Chinese

    Honors Societies

    • University of Louisville Honors Scholar


    • University of Louisville Dean's Scholar

    Extracurricular and Campus 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 and 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 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.

    Favorite Books and Quotations

    • The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
    • 1984 by George Orwell
    • The Firm by John Grisham

    "You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today." -Abraham Lincoln