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Sean Butehorn performs acrobatic stunts for Worlds

Sean Butehorn performs acrobatic stunts for Worlds

by Summer Etzler, Reporter
April 14, 2017
Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase

Sean Butehorn may just seem like your average sophomore. He gets good grades, has many friends, and does “normal” teenage activities. Many describe him as outgoing and fun to be around.  “Sean is a whirlwind. He is constantly busy when at home. Frequently, we will be talking to him, turn aro...

Eaves sisters show their way into the future with FFA

Eaves sisters show their way into the future with FFA

by Emily Sherwood, Reporter
March 24, 2017
Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Spring 2017

Farming is not just a hobby. It is a way of life. Being born into a family of farmers means that you are naturally going to have an appreciation for the one thing that makes the world "grow" around -- agriculture. FFA members, sisters and fifth generation farmers, Rayann and Rachel Eaves, show their love...

At 15, Barbagallo aims for pilot’s license

At 15, Barbagallo aims for pilot’s license

by Jacob Bolger, Reporter
March 10, 2017
Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase, Spring 2017

He flies planes through the air as a hobby, but is well grounded in his education, Student Government, and soccer. Dominic Barbagallo is a member of the Linganore High School Class of 2019. One of the things that set Barbagallo apart from other Linganore students is his passion for aviation. In order...

Flutist Katsumoto, more than a melody

Flutist Katsumoto, more than a melody

by Emily Reed, Editor
March 3, 2017
Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase, Spring 2017

Since fourth grade, Erika Katsumoto has been playing the flute. Six years later, she is still pursuing her passion. She is a part of Linganore's concert band and second semester symphonic band. Outside of school, she is involved in the woodwind ensemble at Hood College, Frederick Youth Flute Choir, and All-County band. "She has earned first chair in All-County Band as a fresh...

Kelly Stouffer dances to her own beat

Kelly Stouffer dances to her own beat

by Beau Cameron, Editor
February 24, 2017
Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase, Spring 2017

Not everyone has what it takes to make it in the competitive arts community. However, at only 15, sophomore Kelly Stouffer is modeling, dancing, and planning her future career in electronics. Stouffer has been dancing for almost 11 years with the Cheryl O’Hara Dance Elite, specializing in ballet,...

Chappell flips for varsity cheer

Chappell flips for varsity cheer

by Taylor Holmes and Grace Gaydosh
February 17, 2017
Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Spring 2017

Class of 2020 member Alyssa Chappell is mainly known as the “freshman on varsity cheer.” However, Chappell is more than just a cheerleader. She is a stellar student who enjoys reading, gymnastics, and horseback riding. Making varsity cheer is a hard task. “I started out as an alternate but the...

Haley Stone struts her stuff on the runway

Haley Stone struts her stuff on the runway

by Lily Weaver, Reporter
February 10, 2017
Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase, Spring 2017

Imagine a long line of high kicking Rockettes on stage at Radio City Music Hall. Class of 2019 member, Haley Stone, can see herself in that line and has begun her journey toward professional dance and modeling. Stone is working towards living in NYC and being on runway booking modeling jobs. Being a ...

Ani Boghossian-James increases profile of African Americans with new club

Ani Boghossian-James increases profile of African Americans with new club

by Kelsey Ward, Reporter
February 3, 2017
Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase, Spring 2017

With less than three percent African American students on campus, it's easy to disappear in the crowd. An opposite problem is in a mostly white school, as a subgroup, African Americans can get unwanted attention. The African America Culture Club is a solution to both of these problems. Class of 2018 member, Ani...

Macy Armagost performs her heart out on the stage

Macy Armagost performs her heart out on the stage

by Emma Wynkoop, Reporter
January 20, 2017
Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase, Spring 2017

What do Ariel, Louisa Von Trapp, and Tessie Hutchison have in common? They've all  been brought to life by sophomore Macy Armagost. Macy has been in eight local shows so far, and has taken several years of vocal lessons. She's performed with a local community theatre, Spotlight Musical Theatre as well as Linganore s...

Nick Lang becomes Lancers’ new basketball star

Nick Lang becomes Lancers’ new basketball star

by Grace Weaver, Editor-in-Chief
January 13, 2017
Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase, Spring 2017

For junior, Nick Lang, the basketball court has always been his second home. His father played basketball at Georgetown University and Nick and his brothers all grew with a competitive drive. Lang has been playing competitive basketball since he was four years old. Lang's mother, Stacy said,"I love...

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