academic class: 2017
hometown: kansas city, missouri
major: art education
“i was involved in student organizations because they are great platforms for networking. working for the northwest missourian opened so many doors for me. i won multiple awards that i was able to include on my résumé.”
hannah came to northwest wanting to be an educator and completed her student teaching at eugene field elementary school in maryville. after exploring her options and interacting with faculty, however, she realized her potential for success in the photography field.
through her involvement in student media as well as her ambition and passion for photography, hannah was named photojournalist of the year by the missouri college media association and landed an internship with the kansas city chiefs.
she was involved in campus organizations such as the alpha sigma alpha sorority, big brothers big sisters, the northwest missourian and special olympics. she also served on the executive board for northwest’s chapter of up ‘til dawn, which supports st. jude children’s research hospital.