Nicholas Pellitta (2020)
United States of America
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Nicholas (Nick) Pellitta will graduate in 2019 from Rutgers University, where he studies political science, economics, and Spanish as a Presidential Scholar. On campus, Nick co-founded an after-school program for elementary school students, served as the first president of the Honors College, and actively participated in student government. He has interned for numerous elected officials at the state and federal level and believes that government can be society’s largest driver of positive change. Nick hopes to understand more about how China’s economic and political decisions affect American domestic policy. Nick is 21 years old and from the United States.