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Marshall County resident interns for Senator McConnell

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Marshall County resident interns for Senator McConnell in Washington, D.C.

Luke Wyatt, of Benton, stands with U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell.

Luke Wyatt of Benton interned for U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) this summer in his Washington, D.C. office. He is a junior at Murray State University pursuing a major in Political Science and Pre-Professional Legal Studies.

“Working for Leader Mitch McConnell has been an absolute honor and privilege. I have personally learned many things from Leader McConnell and gained many important skills such as: leadership, interpersonal skills, negotiation skills, strategic thinking skills, and skills in constituent assistance. As I interned for Leader McConnell I have admired his commitment to always put Kentucky first. Leader Mitch McConnell is one of the greatest political minds this nation has ever seen, and as a Kentuckian, I am honored he is my Senator.”