WASHINGTON, D.C. – Alaskan Congressman Don Young today announced the names of his 2013 summer interns working in his Washington, D.C. and Anchorage, AK offices:
"I am pleased to welcome these motivated Alaskans to my office. They represent the best and brightest students the state of Alaska has to offer,” Rep. Young said. “I would also like to thank one of our current interns, Liz Banicki for all of her hard work these past few months, and wish her the best of luck on her upcoming Fulbright scholarship.”
Caitlin Loyd, of Anchorage, attends the University of Pennsylvania, where she is double majoring in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) and Classical Studies. Loyd is a graduate of West High School, and is currently working in Congressman Young’s Washington, D.C. office.
Deborah Castillo, from Anchorage, is a recent high school honors graduate of Anchorage Christian Schools, and will be attending the University of Alaska Anchorage in the fall to study biology. Castillo will work out of Congressman Young’s Anchorage office.
Liz Banicki, a resident of Eagle River, graduated from the University of Portland in 2010 with a double B.A. in Political Science and German Studies. Upon completion of her internship in Congressman Young’s Washington, D.C., Liz will be relocating to Austria on her second Fulbright Scholarship to teach English.
The responsibilities of Congressional interns include: researching legislation, attending hearings and briefings, drafting letters and working with the legislative and press staff.