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Laken Kincaid

Laken Kincaid, Campus Editor

Laken Kincaid is the campus editor for The Carroll News from Beckley, West Virginia. She is a sophomore at John Carroll University who is double majoring in political science (applied politics) and communications (digital media) and double minoring in Leadership Development and English Professional Writing.

Laken has always been heavily involved with writing and the informational arts. She has competed on a national level in documentary creating and she has won the West Virginia State Auditor's Award for her essay on governmental transparency. She is also the former West Virginia State BETA President, where she drafted many imperative documents for the organization during her term.

In addition to her involvement with The Carroll News, Laken is involved with the Kappa Delta sorority, the speech and debate team, the Center for Service and Social Action, the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion, the Improv club, John Carroll TV, and other organizations. She also serves as the news director for WJCU 88.7, John Carroll's own radio station. Laken has also started her own national nonprofit organization known as Art with the Elderly which she has won the President's Volunteer Service Award and the Humanity Rising Award for.

When not writing, Laken can be found working as a resident assistant or as a peer learning facilitator on campus. She also enjoys skiing and watching true crime documentaries.

In the future, Laken hopes to become a political journalist for a national news organization or to be a campaign commercial editor for politicians.

To contact Laken, email her at [email protected].

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