Abigail Burnette

Student Leader
Co-President, Society of Westover Fellows

Abigail Burnette, co-president of the Society of Westover Fellows, majors in economics and minors in international relations. Abigail’s favorite courses at LC have been “Money, Credit, and Banking” and “The American Dream,” an Honors colloquium. Additionally, a study abroad course in Europe that focused on the economics and politics of the European Union, proved to be one of Abigail’s most valuable classes. Abigail’s senior thesis will analyze the predictability of future terrorist attacks based on current worldwide illicit drug prices.

To complement her academics, Abigail gained work experience in several summer internships across a wide range of businesses. Abigail is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, the premier academic honor society at Lynchburg College; she has led the freshman honor society, Phi Eta Sigma (PES), as its president for three years, and recently was honored as a recipient of a scholarship recognizing her leadership in the Lynchburg College chapter of PES. As vice president in charge of operations for Delta Sigma Pi, the professional business fraternity, and a PASS tutor in microeconomics, Abigail manages a tight schedule that includes a campus job in the School of Education and Human Development.