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The 2014-15 NEWSPA Board Members summary list is available for download and printing (pdf). Bios about the board members can be found below.

NEWSPA Board Members

Sara Marquardt

Sara Marquardt, President (2015)
Reflections (yearbook)

Sara Marquardt teaches English at Oshkosh North High School. She serves as the editorial adviser for Reflections yearbook and the business adviser for the North Star newspaper.

Sara graduated from UW-Oshkosh in 2000 and Marian University in 2005. She likes to crochet as well as write books, poetry and short stories.

Oshkosh North High School
1100 W. Smith Ave.
Oshkosh, WI 54901
920-424-4020, ext. 2684

sara.marquardt@oshkosh.k12.wi.us

Amy Karoses

Amy Karoses
(2016)
The Notebook (yearbook)

Amy Karoses teaches English at Oshkosh West High School and is the school’s yearbook adviser.

Having completed her “first career” as a full-time mom, she is immensely enjoying her second career in education.

Oshkosh West High School
375 N. Eagle St.
Oshkosh, WI 54902-4294
920-424-4092, ext. 3155
fax:9920-424-4950
Amy.Karoses@oshkosh.k12.wi.us

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Susan Carlson
(2015)
The Hi-Light (newspaper)

Susan is the Green Bay East High School newspaper adviser of The Hi-Light. She has worked at the Post-Crescent News Record as an editorial clerk and is now an English teacher.

She enjoys reading, swimming, walking, jogging, camping with her family, quilting and attending her children's sporting events.

Green Bay East High School

1415 E. Walnut St.
Green Bay, WI 54301
920-448-2090
scarlson@greenbay.k12.wi.us

Lucas Cleary

Lucas Cleary
(2015)
Hi-Lights (newspaper)

Lucas Cleary teaches English at Plymouth High School and is the adviser of the student newspaper, Hi-Lights..

As a board member Cleary said he works to make the NEWSPA conference the best experience for young journalists. He enjoys running, reading, hiking, camping and carpentry.

Plymouth High School
125 S. Highland Ave.
Plymouth, WI 53073
920-893-6911, ext. 1538
lcleary@plymouth.k12.wi.us

 

Lisa Hutchinson
(2017)
North Star (newspaper)

Lisa Hutchinson teaches English at Oshkosh North High School and became adviser of the school newspaper, The North Star, in September 2014.


Oshkosh North High School
1100 W Smith Ave
Oshkosh, WI 54901-1896
920-424-4020, ext. 682
lisa.hutchinson@oshkosh.k12.wi.us

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Kaitlin Wiza

(2017)

The Pioneer Chips (newspaper)

The Pioneer (yearbook)

Kaitlin Wiza teaches English and journalism courses at Sevastopol High School in the Door County area. She is the adviser for the Pioneer Chips, the student newspaper, as well as the school yearbook.

Wiza graduated from Michigan Technological University in 2011 with a double major in English and social studies. She enjoys the outdoors, spontaneous road trips, flannel, and a good cup of coffee.

Sevastopol High School
4550 Highway 57

Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

920-743-6282

kwiza@sevastopol.k12.wi.us

Shannon Kuehmichel

Shannon Kuehmichel
(2015)
Red 'n' Green (newspaper)

Shannon Kuehmichel, a 2002 UW-Eau Claire graduate, teaches English and publications at Berlin High School.

She is the newspaper adviser of Red ‘n’ Green and says she loves seeing her students’ work in print. She also likes ballet class, bicycling and reading.

Berlin High School
222 Memorial Drive
Berlin, WI 54923
920-361-2000; ext. 1815
Skuehmichel@berlin.k12.wi.us

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Michele Farnsworth

(2017)

The Hi-Light (newspaper)

Green Bay East High School
1415 E. Walnut St.

Green Bay, WI 54301
920-448-2090

mlfarnsworth@gbaps.org

 

Aaron Ramponi

Aaron Ramponi
(2017)
The Noctiluca (newspaper)

Aaron Ramponi teaches English for the Appleton Area School District. During the 2010-11 school year, Aaron was co-adviser of The Noctiluca, North’s student newspaper, and since the 2011-12 school year, he has served as the fulltime adviser.

Before becoming a teacher and adviser, Aaron worked for about 10 years in journalism, most recently as a newspaper editor for the Green Bay Press-Gazette. He graduated from UW Oshkosh as an English major and completed his teacher certification at Concordia University.

Appleton North High School
5000 N. Ballard Road
Appleton, WI 54913
(920) 832-4300 Ext. 8820
ramponiaaron@aasd.k12.wi.us

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Trent Scott

(2016)

The Index (Newspaper)

Trent Scott advises the Index of Oshkosh West High School. He has served on the NEWSPA board in years past, including a stint as president. He has been an educator for more than 20 years and has spent each of those years as an adviser, a role that brings great pleasure and fulfillment from year to year.

Scott, who also serves as department chair for the English Department at West, is married with two children. When he is not teaching or grading papers, he is probably remodeling something in his home.

Oshkosh West High School 
375 N. Eagle St. 
Oshkosh, WI 54902-4294
920-424-4092, ext. 3155
fax:9920-424-4950
trent.scott@oshkosh.k12.wi.us

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Matt Smith

(2016)

Cardinal Columns (Newspaper)

 

 

 

Matthew Smith advises the Cardinal Columns at Fond du Lac High School, where he has taught English and journalism since 2010. Prior to that, he taught high school English in Maryland for five years.

Before becoming an educator, Matthew spent several years as a writer and designer, including two years as a reporter for a weekly newspaper in suburban Washington, DC. He graduated from the University of Missouri, Columbia, with a degree in journalism and earned a Masters of Education from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Fond Du Lac High School
801 Campus Drive
Fond Du Lac, WI 54935
(920)-238-9255
smithm@fonddulac.k12.wi.us

Contacts at UW Oshkosh

Mailing Address:
NEWSPA
Department of Journalism
UW-Oshkosh
800 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh, WI 54901-8696

Barb Benish, Executive Secretary
920-424-7145
Fax: 920-424-7146
benish@uwosh.edu

Cindy Schultz, Academic Department Associate
920-424-1042
Fax: 920-424-7146
schultzc@uwosh.edu

Haley Walters, PR Assistant
920-424-1042
Fax: 920-424-7146
walteh07@uwosh.edu

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