Davis Named 2003-2004 Ram Page Editor
This week, the Publications committee announced Ram Page Accenteditor Lacy Jo Davis will serve as the Editor-in-Chief of thecampus newspaper for the 2003 - 2004 school year.
Davis was selected unanimously after meeting with the committeeon Tuesday in the Hardeman building conference center, where shewas given a final interview with the committee members to clarifyher application and her goals for the newspaper.
Davis, a senior journalism major from Salt Flat, Texas, joinedthe Ram Page staff in the fall of 2001 as a volunteer staff writerfeaturing everything from Texas country music to campusorganizations.
Last fall, Davis became a member of the editorial staff asAccent editor for the publication, offering the Ram Page a keen eyefor design, layout and great feature-oriented stories.
With several goals already in mind, Davis says she is ready totake on the position of Editor-in-Chief in the fall.
"I would like to continue the legacy that we have started hereat the Ram Page," Davis said.
"I want to continue to use the layout that we are using and wantto inspire the new editorial staff to set new standards inreporting."
Upon graduating from ASU next spring, Davis says she would liketo continue to work in journalism, offering her future workplacethe same things she has offered the Ram Page.
"My hope is to work for a magazine when I graduate," Davis said."I would like to work in an editorial position, focusing on layoutand graphic design."
Davis will replace current Editor-in-Chief, Stacey LeighPatterson of Odessa, who is graduating with a bachelor's degree inMay.
Patterson says the Publications committee's choice to move Davisinto the publication's top position places the Ram Page and thestudent body in a win-win situation.
"I had the pleasure of working with Lacy Jo when I was theAccent editor," Patterson said.
"She was a very reliable volunteer staff writer and I knew fromthe beginning that she had great potential and she would be asignificant part of the Ram Page."
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