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Here are some of my top or recent articles from different publications that I have worked for. If you are looking for more of my work please contact me with any questions.

Rising Star Award: Andrew Schlachter, MD
Developing Many Opportunities in Leadership


Dr. Andrew Schlachter was chosen for the Rising Star Award for his work in representing Saint Luke's hospital in various media outlets. The article looks into how he was chosen to represent the hospital and why.

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Photo links to PDF of KC Medicine magazine article.

This photo was provided by Dr. Andrew Schlachter.

Blessings in Disguise: My Life Journey with Congenital Heart Disease


22-year-old credits Kansas City physicians with helping her manage the condition and lead a normal life, including pursuing a career in journalism and communications.

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Photo links to PDF of KC Medicine magazine spread.

This photo was submitted by Madeline Mapes.

Frozen pipe bursts in Garrett-Strong flooding two levels of the building

Assistant News Reporter


Due to extreme temperatures, a pipe leading to the fire sprinkler system in the Garrett-Strong Science Building burst. Classes were not disrupted by the flooding.

Photo links to Missourian website.

This photo was taken by Madeline Mapes as an Assistant News Editor.

University closes Maryville campus and satellite campus due to wind chill warning

Assistant News Reporter


After temperatures in the Midwest fell to wind chill warning worthy numbers, Northwest Missouri State University closed its campuses in a last minute decision.

Photo links to Missourian website.

This photo is the Missourian News Logo created by employees at the Northwest Missourian.

Maryville Public safety shifts to separate police and fire departments

Assistant News Reporter

Maryville City Council voted to separate the Maryville Police Division and Maryville Fire Division into two separate departments.

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Photo links to Missourian website.

This photo was taken by Missourian photo Editor, Addalynn Bradbury.

Organizations look to in-person meetings despite COVID-19

Assistant News Reporter

Student organizations on campus are excited to hold in-person meetings despite COVID-19.

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Photo links to Missourian website.

This photo was taken by Missourian photographer, Izible Dobbs.

COVID-19 vaccine distribution: nearly 700 were administered at a mass clinic

Assistant News Editor

The first mass vaccination clinic held by Mosaic Medical Center - Maryville, the University and Nodaway County Health Department successfully vaccinated roughly 700 Maryville residents with 500 Pfizer vaccines.

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Photo links to Missourian website.

This photo was taken by Missourian

Editor in Chief Rachel Adamson.

Possibility of COVID-19 vaccines leads to new University protocols

News Reporter

With the COVID-19 vaccines on the horizon, the Missourian dove into what that means for Nodaway County, Missouri, communities.


Photo links to Missourian website.

This photo was taken by Missourian Photographer, Hailey Mach.

Going fast and winning big


A student at a local Northwest Missouri school district races sprint cars. In his rookie season, at the age of 13, Mason Nester won six races in a row.


Photo links to Savannah Reporter website.

This photo was submitted to the Savannah Reporter.

Local businesses find ways to keep up income amid COVID-19 pandemic

News Reporter

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic rolling through Missouri, downtown Maryville businesses find ways to maintain income through these tou

Photo links to Missourian website.

This photo was taken by Missourian Photo Editor Hailey Howard.


Airman is 'Thankful and Blessed' for Help a Hero Scholarship


Traevonne Greene is one of many veterans who has received funding from the Help a Hero Scholarship provided by VFW. Greene plans to use this scholarship to make his dreams of being in the entertainment business come true.

Photo links to VFW's digital copy of the November/December issue of the Magazine.

This is the cover of the November/December issue of VFW Magazine.


Click the title to view a PDF of the article.


This piece is an opinion piece I wrote as a junior in high school, and is the first piece I have written for publication. This piece was submitted to the Excelsior Springs Standard in 2016.

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