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Meet the New Statue on the Block

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at Gettysburg chapter.

Name: Dwight D. Eisenhower

Year: 2017

Hometown: Gettysburg

Major/Minor: President of USA

Activities: American Army general, statesman, 34th president of USA (1953 to 1961)

Relationship Status: Abe?

Sign: Libra

Favorite Study Spot on Campus: Outside admissions

Favorite Color: Gray, green, brown, blue

Favorite Animal: Squirrel

Favorite Season: Winter

What are the top four items on your bucket list?

1) Welcome people

2) Save everyone on their way home from the frats

3) Remind everyone of Dwight David “Ike” Eisenhower

4) Oh, and let incoming students know; “You will know you’re right outside admissions when you see a statue of President Eisenhower.”

If you could have a meal with anyone from history or present day, who would you eat with and why?

Abe Lincoln Statue in front of Stevens, just to keep it friendly in the neighborhood. I don’t believe that there should be any competition between us, although I am obviously the better statue. I mean Abe is a classic, and this is the place of the Gettysburg Address, but did he command the allied forces on D-Day at Normandy? Did he create NASA?

If you had unlimited money, what would you do and why?

I would move myself closer to Lincoln. I am not sure anyone can really see me down here. He may have a bit of an unfair advantage. But hey, this is not a competition. I am an admirable statue.

What is one thing you hope to achieve while at Gettysburg?

Become the new statue everyone takes pictures with.