BriAnne Chayer has advised yearbook and newspaper at Paola High School for the past 15 years. She earned her master’s degree in journalism from the University of Kansas before working as a reporter for a newspaper for three years. She also teaches Comp 101 and 102 concurrent courses at the high school Chayer has served as a KSPA representative and loves to contribute at conferences and contests. After converging her newspaper and yearbook staffs, her main emphasis is to expand her staff’s multimedia and online presence. When not advocating for high school journalism and listening to NPR, she enjoys spending time with her husband, son and two dogs.