Journalism & Mass Communications, Iowa Sate University
Manteno High School Graduate

Maddie writes for her school newspaper, The Daily Iowan and is a student ambassador for the School of Journalism. She is a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority as the chapter’s recoding secretary and member of a contributor writing program where she is published in ZTA’s national magazine, Themis.

During her time on campus, she has worked as a news reporter and digital producer. This summer she will complete her first internship as a production assistant at Iowa Public Radio.

“Receiving the John Locke Scholarship was much appreciated and was a great help alleviating some of my financial burdens. Being recognized in the community was an honor and has been extremely motivating as I pursue my career goals,” says Maddie.

If you're interested in reading some of her bylines, you can find Maddie published locally in the Manteno Vedette.