(INDIANAPOLIS) – Today, Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced three young people to serve as the 2019-2020 Governor’s Fellows.
The Governor’s Fellowship is a highly selective, year-long program for recent graduates who have an interest in state government service. Fellows are full-time paid employees who work in various state agencies on a rotating basis over the course of a year and learn firsthand how policies are made and implemented.
The 2019-2020 Governor’s Fellows include:
Abigail Crump, of Mooresville, graduated from Taylor University in 2019 with a bachelor’s degree in social work. Abigail was an intern at the Affordable Housing Corporation of Grant County, where she developed research on organization programming to encourage community growth and connected constituents to programs and services offered. She enjoys running, doing yoga and playing live music.
Sarah Faulkner, of Lafayette, graduated from Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree in political science and public relations. Sarah interned at an orphanage in the Dominican Republic as well as for U.S. Sen. Todd Young in Washington D.C. She enjoys trying out new recipes, volunteering at her church and playing board games with friends.
Michael Jefferies, of Speedway, graduated from Marian University with a bachelor’s degree in political science and theology with minors in German and global studies. Michael interned for Hallowell Consulting in Indianapolis where he trained teams of volunteers on campaign software and led efforts in the 2019 Fishers’ mayoral primary election. He enjoys coffee, spending time outdoors and is an avid movie lover.