Editor in Chief

Abby Ellis

Major: Editing & Publishing, Business minor
Year in School: Junior
Hometown: Kaysville, UT
Favorite BYU Creamery Ice Cream Flavor: Graham Canyon
Favorite Thing about Schwa: Working with awesome students and learning things about editing and new perspectives on linguistics. 

Managing Editors

Ellie Howell

Major: Editing & Publishing, Digital Humanities and Technology minor
Year in School: Freshman
Hometown: Maple Valley, WA
Favorite BYU Creamery Ice Cream Flavor: Fluffernutter
Favorite Thing about Schwa: Working with awesome editors, designers, and authors!

 

Isabel in a coat outside

Isabel Tueller

Major: Linguistics, Editing minor
Year in School: Sophomore
Hometown: Laie, HI
Favorite BYU Creamery Ice Cream Flavor: Graham Canyon
Favorite Thing about Schwa: Reading about the interesting studies students have done!

Senior Editors

Megan Charlton

Major: Editing & Publishing, Linguistics minor
Year in School: Sophomore
Hometown: Frederick, CO
Favorite BYU Creamery Ice Cream Flavor: Earnestly Chocolate
Favorite Thing about Schwa: Reading all the submissions we get from authors!

 

Emma Hebertson

Major: Linguistics, Editing and Spanish minors
Year in School: Senior
Hometown: Fredericksburg, VA
Favorite BYU Creamery Ice Cream Flavor: Mint Fudge Brownie or Earnestly Chocolate
Favorite Thing about Schwa: I love getting the opportunity to learn new things about linguistics and language through the authors’ articles while also being able to edit! I love grammar and mechanics, so being with Schwa gives me the opportunity to be around other people who love those same things.

 

Susanna Bergeson

Major: Editing & Publishing
Year in School: Sophomore
Hometown: Orem, UT
Favorite Thing about Schwa: I love getting real life experience editing and being able to read the submissions. The study of different linguistic aspects is really fascinating!

 

Jana Wilde

Major: Editing & Publishing, Philosophy and Business minors
Year in School: Junior
Hometown: Arnold, MD
Favorite BYU Creamery Ice Cream Flavor: Toffee
Favorite Thing about Schwa: Going through and practicing all the steps of editing.

 

McKayla Lindman

Major: Editing & Publishing 
Year in School: Sophomore
Hometown: Louisville, KY
Favorite BYU Creamery Ice Cream Flavor: Earnestly Chocolate 
Favorite Thing about Schwa: Getting to practice editing in “real life”!  

Staff Editors

Ashlyn Tilby

Major: Editing & Publishing
Year in School: Junior
Hometown: Turlock, CA
Favorite BYU Creamery Ice Cream Flavor: Lemon Sherbet
Favorite Thing about Schwa: For me, the best part of Schwa is the experience gained by working on a student journal. Being a part of Schwa is an opportunity to learn and become more confident in my decisions and editing.

 

Josh Stevenson

Major: Linguistics, Editing minor
Year in School: Junior
Hometown: Purcellville, VA
Favorite BYU Creamery Ice Cream Flavor: Neapolitan ice cream
Favorite Thing about Schwa: Getting to learn from amazing fellow editing students.

 

Abby Carr

Major: Linguistics, Editing Minor
Year in School: Senior
Hometown: Manitowoc, WI
Favorite BYU Creamery Ice Cream Flavor: Earnestly Chocolate

 

Layne Christensen

Year in School: Sophomore 
Hometown: Durham, NC
Favorite BYU Creamery Ice Cream Flavor: Strawberry Sundae Crunch 
Favorite Thing about Schwa: I love the built-in training! It’s a great starting place for new editors. 

 

Jenni Overy

Major: Editing & Publishing, Digital Humanities and Technology minor
Year in School: Sophomore
Hometown: Manly, IA
Favorite BYU Creamery Ice Cream Flavor: Brownie Nut Fudge
Favorite Thing about Schwa: Learning from so many talented editors!

 

Abby Haralson

Major: Editing & Publishing, Business minor
Year in School: Junior
Hometown: Lindsay, CA
Favorite Thing about Schwa: I love learning more about language and getting hands-on editing experience!

 

Karlie Kelsch

Major: Editing & Publishing
Year in School: Sophomore
Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO
Favorite Thing about Schwa: I love editing and I love linguistics! I am excited to help others with passion for linguistics share that passion and see it published.

 

Emma Knadler

 

Melissa Fales