Youth Advisory Board

Alex McKeown

Posted: November 20, 2018 at 4:30 pm

Alex McKeown is a student in the Class of 2020 at Pierce High School in Pierce, Nebraska. He is a WJMC 2018 Alumnus. After High School, he plans on going to the east coast for college, and double majoring in Engineering and Journalism.

Janelle Ward

Posted: November 14, 2018 at 4:18 pm

Janelle Ward is a senior attending Georgia Military College Preparatory School located in Milledgeville, Georgia. In school, she has participated in both marching and concert band since her freshman year and musical theatre since her sophomore year. She is also a member of many honor societies and her school’s chapter of the Chick-Fil-A Leader Academy. […]

Myla Owens

Posted: November 8, 2018 at 9:53 am

Myla Owens lives in Westampton, NJ and is a junior at Rancocas Valley Regional High School, graduating in 2020. Her interests are reading and music, and she has been a volleyball player for seven years. Mylad is looking forward to going to George Mason University and being on the Youth Advisory Board.

Ellie Davis

Posted: October 24, 2018 at 2:18 pm

Ellie Davis is a member of the graduating class of 2019 at Homestead High School In Fort Wayne, IN. She plans to attend Ball State University in fall 2019 to pursue a double major in Digital Sports Productions and Telecommunications, with a minor in Spanish. Ellie was honored to be a part of the WJMC […]

Kyle Anderson

Posted: October 24, 2018 at 2:17 pm

Kyle Anderson was born and raised in Austintown, Ohio. Throughout high school he has pursued many interests. He is Senior Drumline Captain in his school’s Marching Band, team captain of the Academic Team, and a state quarter finalist in Speech and Debate as a Domestic Extemporaneous Speaker. After high school, Kyle plans on pursuing a […]

Kaci Le

Posted: October 24, 2018 at 2:16 pm

Kaci Le is a junior at Thomas R. Proctor High School in Utica, NY, graduating in 2020. She attended the Washington Journalism and Media Conference in 2018. The conference left a long-lasting impact on her. When she graduates, she aspires to be a part of the multimedia industry.

Ashton Matherly

Posted: October 22, 2018 at 10:58 am

Ashton Matherly is from Williamsburg, VA and attends Warhill High School. She is a varsity cheerleader at her school, and during her free time, she enjoys writing, cooking, and watching movies. Her favorite movie since third grade has been Remember The Titans, and her favorite movie director is Wes Anderson. She is also a fan […]

Grace Foltz

Posted: October 19, 2018 at 3:30 pm

Grace Foltz is a senior at Salem Community High School in Salem, Illinois. She is a member of the National Honor Society, vice president of Tri Chi and Captain of the swim team. Grace loved her experience at WJMC this past summer. She has a passion for writing and editing. Grace enjoys traveling and meeting […]

Madison Bale

Posted: October 19, 2018 at 9:54 am

Madison Bale is a senior at Niceville High School in Niceville, Florida. She was born in Montreal, Quebec to a French-Canadian mother and an American father and grew up in Japan and all over the United States. Her interests are photography, singing/songwriting, guitar, and golf. She loves spending time volunteering at the community church with […]

Kat Sharma

Posted: October 19, 2018 at 9:51 am

Kat Sharma is currently a senior in Chantilly High School. She serves an Executive producer of her school’s student run Broadcast Journalism program, and is the Editor-in-chief of her school’s literary arts magazine. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and trying new flavors of coffee. In her week […]