About Alysha Scarlett

At nine years old, Alysha wrote stories about Han Solo & Princess Leia's son Ben Solo, so she's waiting for Disney to pay up! Alysha wrote "'Star Wars' Is Still Intact: Re-finding Yourself in the Age of Trump." Her work has been seen in Screen Rant, USA TODAY, Patch, the Pew Forum, and 26 publications overall. She also was a screenwriter for the theatrical production "Before Your Time" and has seen firsthand the bias of rural media.

Grateful at Society of Professional Journalists awards

I was grateful to have won four regional awards from the Society of Professional Journalists in April. My school also took home the most awards in any year and finished second overall among school recipients!

The story from the Utah State University Journalism and Communication department…

Aggie journalists best in region with 20 excellence awards

SANTA FE, N.M.—Students from Utah State University broke school records, and swept areas of competition in the 2012 Mark of Excellence awards sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists. The awards were presented as part of the annual Region 9 SPJ conference last Saturday in Santa Fe at the offices of the Santa Fe New Mexican newspaper.

Rest the rest of the story here.Mark of Excellence awards