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Katherine Reichert

Mechanical Engineering
Class of 2019

Hometown: Wayne, PA

High School: Radnor High School

Extracurricular Activities: Swat envoy

Internship/Co-op/Research Experience: Research at Penn State

Why did you choose to come to Penn State? My older brother went here, and ever since I would come here to visit. The happiness of the students was evident around campus, as well as the school spirit. I knew it was the school I wanted to come to.

What has been your best memory as an engineering student? Assisting in research that will improve the quality and length of life for pancreatic cancer patients.

What advice would you give a first-year engineer? Take everything one step at a time. Don't allow yourself to get overwhelmed.

What do you plan to do after graduation? 

What has been your best experience outside of engineering at Penn State?