Two student-broadcasters earn national and state scholarships
Muskingum University students have earned national and state
scholarships in recognition of their work with the university’s
broadcast stations and campus newspaper, known collectively as Orbit
Kayla Rausch ’16 has received the Broadcast
Education Association Walter S. Patterson Scholarship for the 2014-2015
academic year, which is awarded to a student that plans to pursue a
career in radio. Rausch is a communications and digital media design
major from New Philadelphia, Ohio. Her faculty advisors are Associate
Professor of Digital Media Design Dr. Tom German and Associate Professor
of Communication Gene Alesandrini.
Christine Holmes ’16 is receiving theOhio
Associated Press Managing Editors Scholarship for the 2014-2015 academic
year. She is receiving a $2000.00 scholarship. Holmes is an English
and journalism major from Youngstown, Ohio. Her faculty advisors are
Associate Professor of Journalism Dr. Vivian Wagner and Associate
Professor of Communication Dr. Lisa Marshall.
Both Rausch and Holmes are actively involved in all three of the university’s student media outlets, WMCO-FM,, WMCO-TV and the Black and Magenta, the campus newspaper. They were encouraged to apply for their scholarships by their faculty advisors.
IN THE PHOTO: Kayla Rausch (left) and Christine Holmes.