The Winonan

2020-2021 Staff

McKenna Scherer
Editor-in-Chief

McKenna Scherer

McKenna Scherer is the Editor-in-Chief of The Winonan as of spring 2021. Scherer previously held the position of News Editor after having been both a features reporter and a news reporter in prior years. Scherer is in her third...

Matthew Drewry
Features Editor

Matthew Drewry

Matthew Drewry is the features and online editor of the Winonan Matthew is a Junior at Winona State University double majoring in Journalism and Recreational Tourism with a minor in adventure education. This is his third semester...

Alek LaShomb
News Editor

Alek LaShomb

Alek LaShomb is the news editor of the Winonan. LaShomb is a senior at Winona State University and is majoring in Political Science, with a minor in Mass Communications- Journalism. LaShomb also serves on the executive board...

Maurice Hudson
Sports Editor

Maurice Hudson

"Maurice Hudson is the Sports Editor of The Winonan. Hudson previously held the position of Sports Reporter for two years. Hudson is in fourth year at Winona State University, majoring in Mass Communication: Journalism and min...

Mohammed Islam
Photo Editor

Mohammed Islam

Mohammed Islam currently works as the Photo Editor for the Winonan, and is in his junior year at Winona State University, majoring in Composite Materials Engineering. Besides the Winonan, he also works as a Walk-in Specialist...

Kristin Kovalsky
Copy Editor

Kristin Kovalsky

Kristin Kovalsky is Copy Editor for the Winonan as of fall 2020. Kovalsky is also a news reporter for the Winonan. This is her third year writing for the Winonan as a news reporter. She did not have previous experience in journalism,...

Kalli O'Brien
News Reporter

Kalli O’Brien

Kalli O’Brien is a first year student at Winona State University, and works as a News Reporter for the Winonan. She was on the news team throughout  high school  and has loved writing from a very young age. O'Brien is from...

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Features Reporter

Hannah Hippensteel

Hannah Hippensteel is a features reporter for the Winonan. She has enjoyed the three years spent with the Winonan and has worked to strengthen and diversify her writing subject matter and style. Hippensteel is a senior at Wino...

Features Reporter

Kelli Knobloch

Kellen Brandt
Features Reporter

Kellen Brandt

Kellen Brandt is a features writer for the Winonan. This is her fourth-year writing for the Winonan and she loves getting to meet new people, hear their stories, and then bring them to life. Brandt is a senior at Winona State...

Lucy LaValley
Sports Reporter

Lucy LaValley

Lucy LaValley has been a sports writer for the Winonan since fall 2020. LaValley is a senior at WSU expected to graduate in the spring of 2021. She is double majoring as an English writing major as well as an English applied ...

Christopher Edwards
Sports Reporter

Christopher Edwards

Christopher Edwards covers football for the Winonan. He is a Senior with a major in journalism and minor in communication studies. This is Edwards' second year at Winona, as he recently transferred from Anoka-Ramsey Community...

Noah Mruz
Film Reviewer

Noah Mruz

Noah Mruz is the Film Reviewer for the Winonan. He is currently in his second year at the Winonan. Mruz is attending his senior year at Winona State University, where is majoring in Film Studies and Advertising, with a minor in Cre...

Photographer

Rosalie Richardson

Rosalie Richardson is a photographer for the Winonan. Richardson is a sophomore at Winona State University and is majoring in Communication, Art, and Literature Teaching while minoring in Communication Studies Teaching. Richardson’s...

Shannon Galliart
Photographer

Shannon Galliart

Shannon Galliart works as a photographer and horoscope writer for the Winonan. Galliart is currently in her junior year at Winona State University, and is majoring in Sociology, and minoring in Ethnic Studies. She hopes to go...

Natalie Tyler
Photographer

Natalie Tyler

Natalie Tyler has been photographing for the Winonan since her first year at Winona state in 2018. While working for the Winonan, she established her photography business, taking lifestyle portraits that moved up into wedding...

Sophia Sailer
Photographer/Writer

Sophia Sailer

Sophia Sailer (She/Her) is currently a News Reporter/Photographer for the Winonan This is Sailer’s first year at Winona State University and she is from Eden Prairie, Minnesota. She is double majoring in Film Studies and...

features writer

Gabriel Hathaway

Gabriel Hathaway works as a Features Reporter at The Winonan Hathaway is in his second year of college majoring in English with a Writing Emphasis. Hathaway is also the Treasurer and Secretary of Society of Collegiate Journa...

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