HANNAH ALLAM (Metro, District) is a senior majoring in News Communication at the University of Oklahoma where she is editor-in-chief of the Oklahoma Daily. Last summer, she was a Metro and Business intern at The Wichita Eagle, and in summer 1997, she was a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund business intern at the Star Tribune in Minneapolis. At the Oklahoma Daily, she also has been a reporter, opinion editor and managing editor. She has lived in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
MARCELLA BOMBARDIERI (Metro, Southern Maryland) is a senior majoring in International Relations at Brown University where she has been Metro editor and senior editor of the Brown Daily Herald. Last summer, Bombardieri (bom-bar-dee-AIR-ee) was a Metro intern at The Boston Globe and in summer 1997, she interned at The Patriot Ledger in Quincy, Mass. In 1996-97, she was a reporting intern at WBUR-FM, Boston's National Public Radio news station.
JOHN BRIGHT (Photo) is a first-year graduate student in Visual Communication at Ohio University and a 1987 graduate of West Virginia University, where he majored in Liberal Arts. For 10 years ending last June, he worked as a staff photographer at The Dominion Post in Morgantown, W.Va. He has been a regional director and magazine editor for the National Press Photographers Association. At the university, he was a photographer and photo editor of the Daily Athenaeum.
SEWELL CHAN (Metro, District) is a graduate student in Politics at Oxford University on a British Marshall Scholarship and was a Post Metro reporting intern in summer 1997. He is a 1998 graduate of Harvard University with a degree in Social Studies and was executive editor of the Harvard Crimson. Last summer, he was an intern investigator for the juvenile rights division of the Legal Aid Society in Brooklyn. In summer 1996, he was a reporting intern for The Wall Street Journal in San Francisco and in summer 1995, he was an editing intern at The Philadelphia Inquirer.
COURTNEY CROWLEY (Copy Editor, Sports) is a junior majoring in Media Arts and Design at James Madison University, where she is editor of the Breeze. As an intern last summer, she designed pages, edited copy and wrote articles at the Pensacola News Journal. At the Breeze, she also has been a staff writer, senior writer and news editor. Since September, she has designed pages for What a Deal, a newsletter published every three weeks and directed at the African American community on campus.
NICHOLAS DAY (Style) is a senior majoring in English at the University of Chicago and returns for a second summer as a Style intern. He has been arts and entertainment editor of the Chicago Maroon and spent the 1997-98 academic year studying Latin American literature in Spain at the University of Seville. In summer 1997, he interned at The State Journal-Register in Springfield, Ill., where he covered spot news and wrote features.
MEGGAN EVERIDGE (Copy Editor, Metro/National) is a junior majoring in Journalism at the University of North Carolina and is a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund intern. Last summer, she edited news, features and business copy at The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk. At UNC, she is a copy editor at The Daily Tar Heel and an assistant in the Office of Sports Information, where she writes press releases and feature articles, designs media guides, edits copy and is a production assistant for television sports networks.
MARISA FERGUSON (Copy Editor, National/Business) is a senior majoring in Journalism at the University of North Carolina. Last summer, she was a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund editing intern at the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Since September 1997, she has been an editorial intern at the bimonthly Carolina Alumni Review, writing features, editing and working on a Web page. In summer 1997, she interned in the research division of the North Carolina General Assembly.
DANIEL GRECH (Metro, Prince William/Manassas) is a senior majoring in Public Policy at Princeton University, where he has been news editor of the campus's Nassau Weekly and a staff writer at the Daily Princetonian. Last summer, he was a Metro intern at The Boston Globe, and in summer 1997, he was an editorial intern at Philadelphia magazine. He has worked as a campus correspondent for The Star-Ledger in Newark and the Associated Press and a correspondent for Business News New Jersey.
NELSON HERNANDEZ (Copy Editor, Foreign) is a senior majoring in a program loosely described as Philosophy at St. John's College in Annapolis and returns for a second summer. Last year, he was the Dow Jones Newspaper Fund intern, working on Metro and National. Like all St. John's students, he studies in a reading and discussion program that includes no electives. He has been editor of The Gadfly, the campus weekly newspaper, and is in his fourth year as coxswain of the crew team.
TOMOKO HOSAKA (Metro, Loudoun County) is a senior majoring in Journalism at Northwestern University where she has been a reporter and editor at the Daily Northwestern. Last summer, she interned in The Post's Health section. In fall 1997, she was a reporting and editing intern at The Oregonian in Portland. In summer 1997, she was a Kaiser Foundation fellow, reporting on urban public health issues at the Journal-Constitution in Atlanta. In summer 1996, she was a reporting intern at the San Mateo County Times.
SHU SHIN LUH (Business) is a senior majoring Political Science and History at Yale University where she has been a reporter, head copy editor and news editor at the Yale Daily News. Last summer, she was a Kaiser Foundation fellow at the San Jose Mercury News, for which she also reported in summer 1997 from Hong Kong. She has been a research assistant at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, a translator for the China Times in Taipei and an intern in the office of Sen. Bob Kerrey (D-Neb.).
DAMIKO MORRIS (News Art) is a senior majoring in Biology at Grambling State University where he has held several graphics-related positions on the Gramblinite, the campus newspaper. Since last fall, he has been graphics/photo editor. Since February, he has worked daily in the graphics department at The Times in Shreveport. Last summer, he was an infographic intern at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
STACEY PATTON (Metro, District) is a junior majoring in Journalism and playing varsity basketball at New York University. During the last two summers, she was a Metro and Features intern, respectively, at The Sun in Baltimore, where she spent her first two years of college at Johns Hopkins University. In previous summers, she worked as a researcher in electrochemistry at Princeton University and an editorial intern at Johns Hopkins University Press. She has written a book called Somebody's Child.
LAURA RODDY (Copy Editor, Metro) is a junior majoring in Journalism and in Spanish Language and Literature at the University of Kansas. At the University Daily Kansan, she has been a reporter, copy editor, campus editor and news editor and will be managing editor next fall. Last summer, she lived with a Mexican family in Guadalajara, studying Spanish. Before this first internship, she will participate in the Dow Jones Newspaper Fund residency at the University of Missouri.
MARY LOUISE SCHUMACHER (Metro, Prince George's County) is a senior majoring in Journalism and Art History at the University of Maryland, where she has worked as a reporter at the Diamondback and at the Capital News Service. Since September 1997, Schumacher (SHOE-mocker) has free-lanced articles for The Post's Maryland weeklies and Real Estate section. Last summer, she was a Metro intern at the San Jose Mercury News, and in spring 1998, she interned at the Washington bureau of The Hartford Courant. From July 1996 to January 1998, she was a reporting intern, editorial assistant and freelancer at The Washington Times.
JAMIE STOCKWELL (Business) is a senior majoring in Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin, where she worked from August 1996 to May 1998 as a staff writer at the Daily Texan. This spring, she has reported in the statehouse bureau of the Houston Chronicle, for which she was a Metro intern last summer in Houston. Last fall, she was a part-time reporter at the Austin American-Statesman. In summer 1997, she was a reporting intern at The Monitor in McAllen, Tex., and during the 1997 academic year, she was Texas correspondent for Student.Net, an online magazine.
EMILY WAX (Style) is finishing a two-year masters program in Journalism at Columbia University and is a 1995 graduate of Rutgers University, where she majored in Political Science. Last summer, she was a Metro intern at Newsday, for which she has been a stringer since September 1997. From January 1997 to January 1998, she was editor of the weekly Manhattan Spirit. From May 1995 to December 1996, she was a staff writer at The Times in Trenton, where she had interned from December 1994 to May 1995.
SETH WICKERSHAM (Sports) is a junior majoring in Journalism at the University of Missouri, where he has written about sports for the Columbia Missourian and the Maneater, the campus newspaper. Last summer, he interned at The Sporting News, primarily as a copy editor, and in summer 1997, he wrote sports features at the Daily News in Anchorage, where he has spent 12 winters. In the summers of 1996 and 1997, he also interned at KTVA-TV in Anchorage as a reporter, editor and photographer.