Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas


May 21, 2013
Press Release

Washington, DC– Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today welcomed to Washington three Houston area students serving as summer interns.  The Olson summer interns are: Julia Griswold, Kevin Behne and Micah Petersen.

"I'm pleased to welcome Julia Griswold, Kevin Behne and Micah Petersen to Washington to learn about how their government works and assist with the needs of the constituents that I'm proud to represent," Olson said. “Interns play an integral role in office operations. It's heartening to see young people expressing a strong interest in understanding how Congress and the other branches operate.  We consider this office a home away from home for them and appreciate all of their hard work."

Julia Griswold grew up in Clear Lake, Texas. She isa recent graduate of Texas A&M University and earned a B.A. in English with Minors in History and German. She is interested in pursuing a career on Capitol Hill, working in Congress.

Kevin Behne grew up in Fulshear, Texas. He will graduate from Pepperdine University this summer with a B.A. in Economics and Political Science. In the fall, Kevin will attend the University of Houston, Law Center.

Micah Petersen grew up in Houston, Texas. He recently completed his freshman year at the University of Delaware as a Eugene DuPont Scholar studying Chinese and International Relations with a Minor in Business Administration. He was also an Army ROTC Cadet. Micah will be joining the United States Military Academy at West Point in the fall as part of the class of 2017.


Media Contact: Melissa Kelly