IU Southeast student works for first lady during internship
By Kristin Kennedy
A Grenadier in the
The White House – and the people within – can be secretive and
mysterious due to national security concerns. As a result, few people
get the opportunity to set foot in the president’s abode.
But Olivia Fitchett, a psychology senior with a minor in criminal
justice, spent a substantial amount of time in and around the White
House this year. Fitchett was not a tourist — she was an intern who
worked for first lady Michelle Obama.
In 2011, Fitchett started studying at IU Southeast with her identical
twin sister and best friend, Caroline. Fitchett said they picked IU
Southeast because it was affordable and the most realistic option.
While at IU Southeast, Fitchett has learned the importance of