Meet the Team!

You've read their stories, now meet the lovely ladies that make up our fabulous team! 

Rachele Anthony  Social Media Director

Year: Senior

Major: Public relations with a minor in marketing

Hometown:  Denver, NC

Fun Fact: “ I’ve been the flower girl in three weddings, so you could say I’m a pro.”

 

Jordan Boles   writer

Year: Sophomore

Major: Communication, journalism and PR/ marketing

Hometown:  High Point, NC

Fun Fact: “ The people in the school coffee shop know my regular order: double shot caramel Appachino and make it snappy”

 

Megan Brody PR team

Year: Senior

Major: Public relations with a minor in sociology

Hometown:  Winston Salem, NC

Fun Fact: “ I’ve seen Ed Sheeran in concert twice.”

 

Katy Crisp PR team

Year: Junior

Major: Communication sciences and disorders for audiology

Hometown:  Lenior, NC

Fun Fact: “ I’m really bad at jokes but my friends feel bad and laugh anyway.”

 

Taylor Dills writer

Year: Junior

Major: Creative writing with a minor in communication

Hometown:  Sylva, NC

Fun Fact: “ My roommate and I have the same first name and middle name .”

 

Christiana Houser writer

Year: Sophomore

Major: Elementary ed

Hometown:  Cramerton, NC

Fun Fact: “I play guitar and piano.”

 

Kacey Howard writer

Year: Junior

Major: Journalism with a general business minor

Hometown:  Concord, NC

Fun Fact: “ I have met Cam Newton and I am obsessed with the Carolina Panthers .”

 

Katy Huis   PR team

Year: Senior

Major: Elementary ed with a minor in special ed

Hometown:  Raleigh, NC

Fun Fact: “ I was App’s homecoming queen”

 

Carlin Kennedy writer

Year: Junior

Major: Public relations 

Hometown:  Star, NC

Fun Fact: “I’m a 'Bachelor' fanatic. Go Ben Higgins!”

 

Jennifer Kline writer

Year: Senior

Major: Advertising

Hometown:  Raleigh , NC

Fun Fact: “ I’ve traveled five times to Europe and four times to Asia.”

 

Jennifer La Bianca writer

Year: Junior

Major: Public Relations

Hometown:  Indian Trail, NC

Fun Fact: “ I was a competitive kick boxer”

 

 

Amber Layfield  Campus Correspondent/ writer

Year: Senior

Major: Psychology and criminal justice  

Hometown:  Holly Springs, NC

Fun Fact: “ Ask any of my friends, I’m literally a dog whisperer.”

 

Kendall McGee  Campus Correspondent/ writer

Year: Senior

Major: Journalism and communication studies with a minor in general business

Hometown:  Waxhaw, NC

Fun Fact: “ I met Taylor Swift and got her autograph before she was famous.”

 

Erin McKenzie Director of Events

Year: Senior

Major: Public relations with a marketing minor

Hometown:  Grand Rapids, MI

Fun Fact: “ American Pie is based off of my high school.”

 

Jocelyn Mendez PR/ photographer

Year: Junior

Major: Molecular biology with minors in chemistry and sustainable development  

Hometown: Charlotte, NC

Fun Fact: “ I roughed it for a week in the woods with no showers and no bathroom.”

 

Kaitlan Morehouse writer

Year: Senior

Major: English, professional writing 

Hometown:  Lake Toxaway, NC

Fun Fact: “I made my parents spend $5,000 on a splinter because I was too scared to pull it out of my finger”

 

Madison Muire writer

Year: Sophomore

Major: Public relations 

Hometown:  Salisbury, NC

Fun Fact: “ I’m obsessed with Tori Kelly”

 

Megan Pociask writer

Year: Sophomore

Major: Apparel design and merchandising with a minor in marketing

Hometown:  Southern Pines, NC

Fun Fact: “ I went to my first concert when I was five years old to see Sting.”

 

Taylor Rhodes writer

Year: Senior

Major: Exercise science with clinical concentration

Hometown:  Greensboro, NC

Fun Fact: “ I studied abroad in Belgium and traveled to 11 different countries while I was there”

 

Kalin Rierson PR team/ Social Media Director

Year: Senior

Major: Marketing with a minor in healthcare management

Hometown:  Winston Salem , NC

Fun Fact: “ I do triathlons sometimes. Sometimes I fall during them. Also I studied abroad in Cuba.”

 

Sydney Sharpstene    writer

Year: Freshman

Major: Secondary English education

Hometown:  Greensboro, NC

Fun Fact: “ I read 24 books for my English class last semester .”

 

Paxton Shaw PR team

Year: Junior

Major: Public relations 

Hometown:  Gastonia , NC

Fun Fact: “ I’m addicted to TJ Maxx, so I guess you could call me a Maxxinista”

 

Amanda Ullmann writer

Year: Senior

Major: Journalism

Hometown:  Greer, SC

Fun Fact: “ I got in trouble for my incurable RBF as a child.”