Amanda Lucier (b. 1980, USA) graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Reed College with a degree in Political Science and is finishing her Master’s degree in Photojournalism at the University of Missouri. Currently an intern at The Herald in Jasper, Ind., Amanda was twice a Rhodes Scholarship finalist, Runner-Up 2008 College Photographer of the Year, and won an assignment at the Eddie Adams Workshop in October. She is headed to the Dallas Morning News for an internship this summer. She loves local stories, long drives, feature hunts and the 4-H Fair.