Amy Guckeen Tolson

Staff Writer, The Redstone Rocket, U.S. Army Redstone Arsenal (Madison, AL)

Marquette didnít just give me a degree in journalism Ė it snagged me a husband. It was a professorís faith in my writing abilities that got me a freelance writing gig for the Milwaukee Catholic Herald my sophomore year, the lessons learned in the Johnston Hall classrooms that I applied toward my stories that secured a full-time position with the same paper out of college, and my greatest assignment ever, signing up for every online Catholic dating website and writing about it, that not only earned me a Catholic Press Association award, but a new last name.

 

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