Anthropology – Outstanding Senior 2022

Kourtney McIntyre

Sedro-Woolley, WA

Degrees and Majors:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology


  • Art History


  • TEFL Teaching
    (Teaching English as a Foreign Language)

Internships and Employment

  • United Parcel Service (UPS)
  • Home Health Care Aid

Undergraduate Research

  • Student Archaeologist, Sanisera
  • Archeological Institute, Menorca, Spain

Honored Faculty and Mentors

  • Dr. Rachel Horowitz, Anthropology
  • Dr. Julia Cassiniti, Anthropology

Faculty Comments

Kourtney’s engagement in coursework and with learning and engaging about anthropology were particularly noteworthy. She is an engaged student with interests and knowledge which she has gained outside of the classroom. She is able to bring those into formal and informal classroom conversations.

“Kourtney is highly driven and has sought out a variety of experiences in order to achieve her goal of working in conservation. I am always impressed with the breadth of her knowledge and interests about a variety of topics related to art and archaeology.” –Dr. Rachel Horowitz

Personal Statement

Kourtney wishes to thank Dr. Julia Cassaniti and Dr. Rachel Horowitz for their support and guidance in her undergraduate studies. She shared: “They have helped me realize my interests and pushed me in the right direction to further pursue my studies.”

Future Plans

Kourtney will be entering graduate school in the fall at Georgetown University as she prepares for a career in museum archaeology.