Nicolas Campana is a senior, Enlgish-Communication Arts major at St. Mary’s University. He typically jokes that it was his destiny, since he was born in San Antonio, Texas on “Chaucer” street, and his college is right down the road from “Canterbury” street. Raised around the military since birth, he was a member of JROTC his entire stay at high school, and has decided to enroll in the military upon graduating from college. While in JROTC he was a member of mulitple teams, most notably Sabre Guard for three years, Color Guard for two, and rifle team for one, while serving as captain for some time.
While at St. Mary’s, he has worked for The Rattler student newspaper as a photographer since 2008. He has photographed sports, numerous conferences and student gatherings. He prefers to photograph for stories that focus on a particular person, enabling him to be more close to his subject and portray them in a creative way.
In November 2011, Campana received a certification from the Language Department of St. Mary’s for taking three years of German. Prior to and upon receiving the award, Campana also studied Japanese. He plans to continue to take both languages while at St. Mary’s and hopes to apply those skills in his future career plans with the United States Navy.