Tessa Castor, Editor in Chief

Tessa Castor is a junior majoring in English with minors in leadership and journalism. Castor is from Clearwater and is involved in Leadership, Sigma Tau Delta and 9 LIVES. She has a passion for nonprofit work, and would like to one day have a career assisting individuals with intellectual disabilities. When Castor is not doing homework or taking photos, she enjoys reading, sleeping, and spending time with her friends. You may email her at tessa.castor@sckans.edu.

Madison Stumbough, Social Media Editor

Madison Stumbough is a senior majoring in liberal arts and science. She is a member of the discipleship team and is the Director of Christian Education at Grace United Methodist Church in Winfield. Madison grew up in the Kansas City area and loves the KC Royals, KC Chiefs, and the Jayhawks. You may email her at madison.stumbough@sckans.edu.

Bryson Barrett, Webmaster

Bryson Barrett is a senior majoring in computer science. He is a member of the men’s soccer team and likes tacos. You may email him at bryson.barrett@sckans.edu.

Victoria Lybarger, Co-Photo Editor

Victoria Lybarger is a senior majoring in digital arts from Winfield. She enjoys hanging out with friends and drinking coffee. Her dream home is a bus. You may email her at victoria.lybarger@sckans.edu.

Taylor Rodriguez, Co-Photo Editor

Taylor Rodriguez is a sophomore majoring in digital arts. He is a member of the track and field team and participates in all five throwing events. In addition, he is the secretary for eSports and is a member of the Smash Bros. team. You may email him at taylor.rodriguez@sckans.edu.

Lauren Sieh, Assistant Online Editor

Lauren Sieh is sophomore majoring in communication. Sieh is from Coweta, Oklahoma, and is a member of the Lady Builder golf team. When she is not on the golf course or doing homework, she enjoys reading, listening to music, sleeping and hanging out with friends. You may email her at lauren.sieh@sckans.edu

Chandler Hall, Staff Reporter

Chandler Hall is a junior majoring in communication. Hall is from Arlington, Texas. and is involved in Ultimate Frisbee Organization and IMPACT. In Hall’s free time, he likes to hang out at College Hill Coffee with friends. You may email him at chandler.hall@sckans.edu.

Shawn Knepper, Staff Reporter

Shawn Knepper is junior majoring in musical theater. He’s a member of Campus Players and Tonebuilders and has been involved in every production at S.C. When Shawn is not busy at rehearsals or doing homework, he enjoys reading new books and plays, hanging out with friends, cooking, sleeping and leaving his mark on the world. You may email him at shawn.knepper@sckans.edu.

Emily Berry, Staff Reporter

Emily Berry is a sophomore majoring in communication. Emily is from Cimarron and is involved in Lady Builder tennis and serves as the SGA Communication Senator. When Emily is not busy with classes and practice she likes to sleep, listen to music and be with her five dogs.  You may email her at emily.berry@sckans.edu.

Drake Vittitow, Staff Reporter

Drake Vittitow is a sophomore majoring in communication from Blanchard, Oklahoma. He is part of the basketball team and hosts a radio show where he talks about everything music and sports. You may email him at jefferson.vittitow@sckans.edu.

Tierney Sutton, Staff Reporter

Tierney Sutton is double majoring in communication and English education. When she isn’t writing, she can be found running the trails of Winfield or heard on her radio show on Jinx Radio, Tea with TJ. She aspires to work for her own radio station one day, as well as continue to chase stories.  You may email her at tierney.sutton@sckans.edu.

Mallory Graves, Staff Reporter

Mallory Graves is a freshman majoring in communication. She is also a member of StuFu and the cheer squad. She is from Ardmore, Oklahoma. When she graduates, Mallory plans to pursue a career as a news anchor or as a journalist. You may email her at mallory.graves@sckans.edu.

Stacy Sparks, Faculty Adviser

Stacy Sparks has advised magazines, student newspapers and yearbooks since 1988 and has taught at Southwestern College since 2006. She is the faculty adviser to the Collegian. Sparks is an associate professor of journalism and teaches photography, media law and media writing. She was inducted into the College Media Association Hall of Fame in October 2015.

She is an award-winning photographer and has shown her work in Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas and Alabama. http://stacysparks.zenfolio.com/