John Truitt

Admissions Counselor

Hometown: Mechanicsburg, PA

Degree: BS in Early Childhood Education (Messiah University '21)

Counselor Territory: Central and Western Pennsylvania, Arizona, California, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

Why I Love Eastern: There are so many things that I love about Eastern but something that I found instantly here is the family feel of the Eastern community. The students, staff, and faculty here at Eastern are some of the most genuine, supportive, and uplifting people. They are why I love Eastern as much as I do.

Favorite spot on Eastern’s campus: I love spending my free time in the Fitness Center on campus!

Fun Fact: I can make some pretty awesome balloon animals!

Best place to grab a bite to eat in the area: I really enjoy Plaza Azteca! The empanadas are really great.

Why I enjoy being an Admissions Counselor: In the midst of big life decisions, I love to aid in bringing peace and comfort to students and families through answers and understanding. I also love the college experience and can’t believe I get to promote such a wonderful school!