Serving the West Texas A&M University community since 1919.

The PRAIRIE

Serving the West Texas A&M University community since 1919.

The PRAIRIE

Serving the West Texas A&M University community since 1919.

The PRAIRIE

2021 Staff

Johnny Lawhon

Johnny Lawhon

My name is Johnny Lawhon, and I'm a junior digital communication and media major. I'm also a non-traditional student, and I plan to continue furthering my education so I can keep helping others, but on a grander scale. This is...

Jennifer Tuttor

Jennifer Tuttor

Jennifer Tuttor is a strategic communication major at WTAMU. Jennifer is passionate about women and children’s advocacy, not forgetting general human rights. As hobbies, she likes to read, research and cook as well. She...

Emily Merrill

Emily Merrill

Hey, my name is Emily Merrill. I am originally from Fort Davis, Texas. I'm studying agricultural media and communication and loving it! I am a senior here at WT and I can't decide if my favorite color is yellow or blue.

Penny Welter

Penny Welter

I am a senior Ag Business and Economics major from Faith, South Dakota.

Mitchell Downing

Mitchell Downing

My name is Mitchell Downing. I am a senior broadcast journalism major and a member of the men’s golf team. This is my first year as a reporter for The Prairie News.

Skylerr Patterson

Skylerr Patterson

My name is Skylerr Patterson. I am a junior, broadcast journalism major from Electra, TX. I want to become a traveling journalist after I earn my degree. I love to travel and experience new cultures, and I believe that there are...

Ceasar Escalante

Ceasar Escalante

My name is Ceasar Escalante and I am a senior, media comm major from San Antonio, Texas. I have a passion for creating content and have served as a senior reporter for The Prairie News for 2 semesters. In my spare time I enjoy...

Alyssa Gonzales

Alyssa Gonzales

Howdy, my name is Alyssa Gonzales. I’m a senior, broadcast journalism major from Lubbock, Texas. I have a passion for news writing and sports. This is my seventh semester on The Prairie News senior staff.