University: George Fox University
Graduation year: 2016
Hometown: Grants Pass, Oregon
Intern organization: The News-Times (Forest Grove)
Position: Reporting intern
Ryan Lackey earned a BA in English, served as editor-in-chief of The Crescent, and worked as a sportswriter for George Fox’s Sports Marketing department. In September, he begins his master’s work in contemporary American literature at Oregon State University. He hopes to one day teach English at a small university in the Pacific Northwest. When not writing, he enjoys soccer, cats, turkey sandwiches, and the work of David Foster Wallace.