The Pathfinder welcomes student reporter Ashly Alexander
January 3, 2019
SEELEY LAKE – The phone rang and on the other end was 16-year-old Swan Valley resident Ashly Alexander. She said she had a story that she really needed to get published to help warn other people her age about the dangers of the Internet.
Typically all students work with a Junior Journal coach but because she wanted it published that week, I agreed to work with her. By that evening I had the story which required very few edits. Her willingness to call, self-motivation and drive to produce a story on a deadline and responsiveness to edits led us to offer her a job as a student reporter....