Senior Spotlight

Meet Ian Roth

Class of 2018

Major: MIDDLE-LEvel Education

Fun Fact: ian is a huge Philadelphia Sports Fan!

Ian Roth is a third-year senior from Sinking Spring, PA who will be graduating in May of 2018. He is majoring in Middle-Level Education with concentrations in Social Studies and Mathematics.

How have you been involved on campus?

In addition to being in the Leadership Fellows Program, I have served as the student representative on the College of Education Dean Search Committee, President of Eastern's Education Society (Kappa Delta Pi), a residential assistant in Eagle Hall, a pitcher on the university's baseball team, a singer in the University Choir, and worship leader for Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Can you tell us more about the writing scholarship you received?

I was selected as the winner of the Delaware Valley Education Consortium (DVEC) Hannah Amgott Memorial Scholarship. The DVEC is composed of 24 colleges and universities. This scholarship is awarded to five students from colleges and universities in the Philadelphia area who exhibit excellence in the pursuit of education. 

What are your plans for after graduation?

After graduation, I plan to stay at Eastern to student teach, play baseball, and complete my Masters in Multicultural Education. 


Meet Kyle Berner

(featured on left)

Class of 2017

Major: Business Marketing & Business Management

Fun Fact: Hobbies include motorcycle riding, firearms, camping & other outdoor activities

How long have you been a part of the Army and how did you get involved?

I contracted into the Army in October of 2014. I was inspired to serve after a number of my familie members had before me including my father who retired as a Senior Master Sergeant.

How has this aspect of you life shaped who you are today?

The Army instilled values, determination, and a type of family which cannot be built anywhere else. This has not only shaped how I lead others but my entire outlook on life.

What are your plans for after graduation?

I will commission as an Active Duty infantry 2nd Lieutenant after graduation where I will be for the next 8 years.

Director's Note:

Kyle was also the team leader for one of the senior capstone service projects. Kyle and his group raised a significant amount of money for a food pantry in NJ.  See Kyle awarding this money to the food pantry director below. This was said about the impact that Kyle and his team made during their project. Click Here for more information on the senior capstone service projects.