Sen. Brown Congratulates Four Ohio Students for Earning White House Internships

Competitive Fall 2010 White House Internship Program Includes Students from Avon, Columbus, Huber Heights, and Youngstown

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced today that four Ohio students will participate in the White House Internship Program this fall. Lauren Khouri of Avon, Edward Haubrich of Columbus, Ramzy Mardini of Huber Heights, and Joseph St. George of Youngstown were selected from a large pool of applicants.

 “Ohio is home to strong schools, families, and communities that have helped to prepare these young Ohioans with the skills needed to lead,” Brown said. “I am proud to salute Lauren, Edward, Ramzy, and Joseph for earning entrance into The White House Internship program. This opportunity can help these young Ohioans gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills to strengthen our state in years to come.”

 A White House Internship provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills.  Interns work in one of several White House departments, including the Office of Cabinet Affairs, the Office of the Chief of Staff, the Office of Scheduling and Advance, the Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs, the Office of Health Reform, the Office of Legislative Affairs, the Office of Management and Administration, the Office of White House Counsel, the Office of Political Affairs, the Office of Energy and Climate Change, the National Economic Council, the Office of Presidential Correspondence, the Office of Presidential Personnel, the Communications Department, the Domestic Policy Council, the Office of the First Lady, and the Office of the Vice President.

 Ms. Khouri graduated from St. Louis University and is currently in law school at American University. Mr. Haubrich attends the University of Minnesota. Mr. Mardini graduated from The Ohio State University and the University of Chicago; and Mr. St. George attends Catholic University of America.


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