Student and Alumni Spotlights for the Political Science Program

Kaitlyn Butler, Political Science Major

Name: Kaitlyn Butler
Major: Political Science
Pass Christian, MS
I have lived in seven different states: Washington, Michigan, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, South Carolina, Alabama and Mississippi.

I chose to come to Belhaven University because... I wanted an atmosphere that would allow me to excel in academics as well as athletics.  Belhaven’s small class sizes, caring professors and motivating coaches led me to decide that Belhaven was the place for me.

One relationship that has meant a lot to me while attending Belhaven University... is with my best friend and roommate, Callie. She has encouraged me to challenge myself in my classes and in cheerleading.  It is the type of friendship that will last much longer than our college years.

Because of my degree from Belhaven University... after taking my first political science class, I knew that this subject was one that I could make a career out of.  After I changed my major to political science, I began to look into the option of furthering my education in this field after my bachelor’s degree.  I plan on attending law school in the future. 

One word to describe my experience at Belhaven: Fulfilling

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Kaitlyn Butler
Kaitlyn Butler

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Chad McPhearson

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Laura Huddleston

Erin Fielding, Political Science Major
Erin Fielding