School of Journalism and New Media

The University of Mississippi

Column: Being part of a military family can be challenging and rewarding

Posted on: November 29th, 2019 by ldrucker

University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media journalism student Madisyn Bornfleth, 20, is a junior from Swansboro, North Carolina. When her family moved to Meridian, she learned about the University of Mississippi. She was determined to attend Arizona State University, since most of her friends did, but after touring Ole Miss with a friend, she became a Rebel.

Madisyn Bornfleth and family.

Madisyn Bornfleth and family.

Bornfleth came to college to study nursing, but decided to pursue writing, reading and sports. She is pursuing a career in sports journalism. She hopes to intern for ESPN or the SEC network. Her dream job is to become a sports sideline reporter for the NFL.

She plans on moving back to Arizona after graduation, but now, she’s seeking an internship. Read her column about growing up in a military family on