Kaitlyn Cashdollar, a Sophomore, has been going to Manitou for seven years. She has been writing for the same amount of time. Through the influence of her mother and friends, she has grown very fond of creative writing throughout the years. Due to the lack of creative writing classes at the school, Cashdollar thought the school could use a place where creative art could be published and celebrated. Using this inspiration, she made The Manitou Muse, with the help of her teachers Dr. Robinson and Mrs. Rockenbach. She hopes that the Muse will be used as a creative outlet for students to express themselves. Along with creating the Muse, she is also the Student Editor of the site. Cashdollar is also a Senior Reporter for the Prospector, MSHS’s newspaper.