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Nyah McKinney

Nyah McKinney, Co-Editor-in-Chief

Nyah McKinney (she/her), Co-Editor-in-Chief of The Pioneer, embodies the essence of a personable and diligent student-athlete journalist. She is a member of the Junior class as the Class of 2025 president.

Nyah actively participates in various extracurriculars, such as the Unity Club, Black Student Union, WOHS Sports Media program, and the French Club and Honors Society, which exemplifies her commitment to positively impacting her community. Her unwavering dedication to the cheerleading and lacrosse teams not only showcases her passion but also serves as a true source of inspiration for her peers.

Moreover, Nyah is active in retail at a local store in Livingston. Her guiding motto, "Hard work always pays off," reflects her dedication to her sports career and extracurricular activities.

During Nyah’s moments of respite from her demanding schedule, she indulges in a medley of creative pursuits, such as video and photo editing, journaling, dancing, listening to her favorite band called 'New Jeans,' reading dystopian novels, her favorite series being “Shatter Me” and “The Hunger Games,” and immersing herself in the captivating world of reality television.

Currently, Nyah is in the process of planning her future beyond graduation, including a verbal commitment to Howard University to continue her lacrosse career and academics. She's exploring various options, such as majoring in journalism, sports broadcasting, or sports medicine. While her decision is pending, her path toward success remains crystal clear. Nyah's multifaceted pursuits and unwavering commitment leave us eager to witness the chapters she'll write in the years ahead. Nyah can be reached at [email protected].

All content by Nyah McKinney
Black History Month

Black History Month

Nyah McKinney, Co-Editor-in-Chief
February 2, 2024
Swim teams enjoy a team dinner before counties.

Diving Deeper into the WOHS Swim Team

Nyah McKinney, Co-Editor-in-Chief
January 25, 2024
Montclair Pride 2023

Montclair Pride 2023

Nyah McKinney, In Our School and Editorials Editor
June 13, 2023
Celebrating AAPI Month

Celebrating AAPI Month

Nyah McKinney, In Our School & Editorials Editor
June 2, 2023
Boys Lax Mid-Season Recap

Boys Lax Mid-Season Recap

Nyah McKinney, In Our School & Editorials Editor
May 16, 2023
Discovering Forten

Discovering Forten

Nyah McKinney, In Our School/Town/Editorials Editor
March 27, 2023
Dr. Farley: Educators of Excellence

Dr. Farley: Educators of Excellence

Nyah McKinney, In Our School/Town/Editorials Editor
March 27, 2023
Barton Silverman/ NY Times

Women’s History Month: Barbara Walters

Nyah McKinney, In Our School/Town/Editorials Editor
March 23, 2023
NY Times

Monterey Park shows the anxieties behind the AAPI community

Nyah McKinney, In Our School/Town/Editorials Editor
March 17, 2023
Sophomore Nick Matos before shooting the last free throw with 12.1 seconds on the board against Orange, Jan. 7.

West Orange Boys Basketball Season Check-In

Nyah McKinney, In Our School+Town/ Editorials Editor
January 26, 2023
Young girl in glasses and red hat caught cold flu or virus. She has red nose, high temperature and holds handkerchief. Ways to treat illness in a circle around. Vector isolated objects on blue background

How to Take Care this Flu Season

Nyah McKinney, Section Editor: Op-Ed & In Our...
January 19, 2023

Girls Varsity basketball hustles for a 37-33 win over Columbia

Nyah McKinney, In Our School/Town/Editorials Editor
December 17, 2022
Boys basketball cruises past Nutley in home opener

Boys basketball cruises past Nutley in home opener

Nyah McKinney, In Our School/Town/Editorials Editor
December 16, 2022

Boys Basketball Home Opener Preview

Nyah McKinney, In Our School/Town/Editorials Editor
December 16, 2022
West Orange Girls Soccer lining up before the start of the N1G4 Sectionals Semifinals.

WOHS Girls Soccer Season Recap

Nyah McKinney, Section Editor: Op-Ed & In Our...
December 16, 2022
Thrifting by Amelia Flower with Folio illustration and animation agency.
Link to the original post: https://dribbble.com/shots/14035179-Thrifting

The Reality Behind Thrifting

Nyah McKinney, Section Editor: Op-Ed & In Our...
December 16, 2022
The PSAT

The PSAT

Nyah McKinney, In Our School/Op-Ed Editor
November 9, 2022
The Masquerade

The Masquerade

Nyah McKinney, In Our School/Editorials Editor
October 13, 2022
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