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Faces in the crowd: Freshman Abi Murray

Faces in the crowd: Freshman Abi Murray

By Lyndsey Kluge, Staff Reporter
March 2, 2017
Filed under Faces in the Crowd, Features, Showcase

As a contrast to living through Michigan’s dreary and cold winter, freshman Abi Murray was surrounded by crystal clear water and sandy beaches during this year’s mid-winter break. “We got to relax on the beach. It was really nice to take a break from school,” Murray said. “I went for five d...

Faces in the crowd: Senior Will Fishwick

Faces in the crowd: Senior Will Fishwick

By Ritika Sanikommu, Editor-In-Chief
March 2, 2017
Filed under Faces in the Crowd, Features, Showcase

After he graduates this spring, senior Will Fishwick’s college journey will be an unconventional one. Unlike many students, who will go on to pursue an education at a traditional college or university, Fishwick hopes to study voice and vocal performance at a music conservatory. A music conservat...

Faces in the crowd: Junior Ellie Frame

Faces in the crowd: Junior Ellie Frame

By Michal Ruprecht, Assistant Editor
March 2, 2017
Filed under Faces in the Crowd, Features, Showcase

Instead of going home after school on Thursdays, junior Ellie Frame heads to Beaumont Hospital Grosse Pointe where she serves as a volunteer. Frame started at the beginning of the school year. She escorts and discharges patients, delivers flowers and directs visitors. “My grandma was a nurse at Beaumont so she...

Faces in the crowd: Junior Lee Daniel

Faces in the crowd: Junior Lee Daniel

By Lyndsay Kluge, Staff Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under Faces in the Crowd, Features, Showcase

Few students graduate early. However, junior Lee Daniel is on that path, having the required amount of credits. “I’m doing it because my family is moving to North Carolina this summer and I didn’t want to switch schools for senior year,” Daniel said. Daniel plans to attend a college ...

Faces in the crowd: Junior Elijah Manson

Faces in the crowd: Junior Elijah Manson

By Tarun Sanikommu, Staff reporter
February 14, 2017
Filed under Faces in the Crowd, Features

Watching characters come to life on page is what junior Elijah Manson has dedicated himself to. While everyone enjoys reading comics, Manson takes it upon himself to make them. Manson has drawn comics for four years, using a digital tablet rather than a pencil and paper. “Sometimes I do funny o...

Faces in the crowd: Sophomore Paul Treder

Faces in the crowd: Sophomore Paul Treder

By Michal Ruprecht, Assistant Editor
February 13, 2017
Filed under Faces in the Crowd, Features, Showcase

For sophomore Paul Treder, history and politics go hand in hand. “I just find it interesting and I like to kind of see how history reflects the world around me,” Treder said. “I like to just read about the two of them and just kind of connect almost to the two of them in a certain sense....

Faces in the crowd: Freshman Will Aufdemberge

Faces in the crowd: Freshman Will Aufdemberge

By Sofia Ketels, Staff Reporter
February 7, 2017
Filed under Faces in the Crowd, Features

To freshman Will Aufdemberge, soccer has been a steadying force in life since almost before he can remember. His soccer career began when he was only4, and while he doesn’t see himself playing professional soccer as a career, he wouldn't trade the past 11 years for the world. Aufdemberge plays so...

Faces in the crowd: Junior Anna Elliott

Faces in the crowd: Junior Anna Elliott

By Sofia Ketels, Staff Reporter
February 7, 2017
Filed under Faces in the Crowd, Features, Showcase

Junior Anna Elliott and her horse, Scout have been riding and jumping together since she was 11. Over six years and many competitions, the two have successfully ridden through difficult courses and taught each other how they can best work as a team. To Elliott, jumping provides an adrenaline rush that no other ac...

Faces in the crowd: Senior Jacob Foulkrod

Faces in the crowd: Senior Jacob Foulkrod

By Tarun Sanikommu, Staff reporter
February 3, 2017
Filed under Faces in the Crowd, Features, Showcase

Sports are a big part of many people’s lives, and many students play for high school teams. Senior Jacob Foulkrod does something a little different. Foulkrod plays federation baseball. This type of baseball involves travelling around the state or even the country. Foulkrod started the sport wh...

Faces in the crowd: Junior Katie Sauget

Faces in the crowd: Junior Katie Sauget

By Bella Lawson, Staff Reporter
January 18, 2017
Filed under Faces in the Crowd, Features

Between 11 hours of dance a week, assistant teaching 10 hours per week, school, clubs and other extra curriculars, junior Katie Sauget has a lot on her plate. She said her favorite part of dance are all of the opportunities she’s been able to experience and the people she has met throughout the year...

Faces in the crowd: Junior Lilly Reinhard

Faces in the crowd: Junior Lilly Reinhard

By Bella Lawson, Staff reporter
December 11, 2016
Filed under Faces in the Crowd

Junior Lilly Reinhard’s love for music began during car rides with her mom jamming to Dixie Chicks when she was a young girl, whose concert they attended this summer. Reinhard has been in choir since fifth grade and enjoys playing guitar and writing music and lyrics to accompany it. “I’ve b...

Faces in the crowd: Senior Bianca Jason

Faces in the crowd: Senior Bianca Jason

By Zoe Graves, Intern
December 1, 2016
Filed under Faces in the Crowd, Features, Showcase

Music and the arts are two very important parts of senior Bianca Jason’s life. Art has been one of her passions ever since she was a kid. “When I was little I always had my hands in some sort of art material.” Jason said. “I’ve been more serious about painting since like 6th grade.” ...