The Rocket

2017-2018 Staff

Cody Nespor


Before starting college, I would have never imagined I would find myself on the student newspaper in any capacity, let alone as the editor-in-chief. This will be my third year as a member of The Rocket staff, I have spent the...

Victoria Davis

Managing Editor & Copy/Web Editor

Hi! My name is Victoria and I am currently serving as the copy/web editor for The Rocket. In layperson's terms, this means I tell people they're grammatically incorrect and tweet a lot. In my terms, it means I have the privilege...

Justin Kraus

Sports Editor

I am Justin Kraus and I am the new sports editor for the Rocket. This will be my first year as editor, but my third year contributing for the sports section. I wrote for my high school's paper, so writing for the Rocket was...

Daniel DiFabio

News Editor

Last year I had the great experience of serving as The Rocket’s News Editor, a position I’m very thankful to continue this year. While initially I had concerns about struggling with the job (and struggle I did) I think it’s...

Paris Malone

Photo Editor

Paris is 2017-2018 Photo Editor and a junior computer science major from Washington D.C. He enjoys taking photos, programming, and exploring outside.

Heather Donat

Assistant Copy/Web Editor

My name is Heather, and I am currently a junior Public Relations major. Coming into first year as a Public Health major, I quickly knew I was in the wrong field. I've always excelled in language and literature, and that is what...

Megan Bush

Campus Life Editor

When representatives from The Rocket arrived in my FYRST Seminar classroom at the beginning of my freshman year, I knew immediately that I wanted to be part of this newspaper.  After contributing to the Campus Life section for...

Adam Zook

Assistant News Editor

Writing has been a passion of mine since I was a child; I was the only kid who didn't mind writing essays when I was in school. I started taking journalism courses in high school when I was 15 and fell in love almost immediately....

Eric Davies

Multimedia Editor

My name is Eric Davies and I am returning to The Rocket staff for my second year as Multimedia editor. Ive been involved with The Rocket since my freshman year making videos and covering events around campus. Outside of The Rocket...

Megan Majercak

Assistant Campus Life Editor

Writing and reading has been such a positive factor in my life that when I started applying to colleges my senior year of high school, majoring in Journalism seemed to call my name. I have always thought education and creativity...

Stephen Cukovich

Assistant Sports Editor

As I enter my second year with The Rocket, I am grateful to be an editor after spending last year as a contributor. I gained a lot of experience meeting new people through interviews with coaches, and learning from my fellow Rocket...

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2017-2018 Staff