Lori Keekley serves as the Quill and Scroll director in her role as an assistant director for the National Scholastic Press Association in Minneapolis. Lori has been the adviser at St. Louis Park HS in Minnesota (2002-2022), Plymouth Middle School in Minnesota (2001-2002), and Portage HS in Indiana (1995-1998). She also worked as the national director for contests and critiques at NSPA from 1998-2000. She also served the Journalism Education Association as the Scholastic Press Rights director from 2017-2020, and was in charge of the Minnesota High School Press Association‘s mentor program from 2009-2012. She has a bachelor’s degree in English from Indiana University and a master’s degree in education from the University of Missouri. Lori was the 2016 Dow Jones News Fund National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year.