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Dufresne earns black belt and teaches Tae Kwon Do to children

Dufresne earns black belt and teaches Tae Kwon Do to children

by Alicia Nasto, Editor-In-Chief
May 26, 2017
Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase

Earning a black belt in Tae Kwon Do is rigorous for anyone at any age. Hanna Dufresne earned her black belt at age 10 and has been training at Sykesville Tae Kwon Do since she was five years old. To reach black belt status, Dufresne had to pass three separate tests: a physical, written, and performance. Sh...

Bremer earns Lastova’s PLTW Engineer of the Year Award

Bremer earns Lastova’s PLTW Engineer of the Year Award

by Bailey Davis, Reporter
May 19, 2017
Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase

Claudia Bremer may one day be the pediatric neurosurgeon operating on your child's brain or the engineer designing a prosthetic leg for a wounded soldier. She is a member of the Class of 2019 and has earned recognition in all of her classes. "I think the school should know that Claudia absolutely...

Sophie Kirschner, the super-artist

Sophie Kirschner, the super-artist

by Nicole Muller and Savannah Sitler
May 5, 2017
Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase

From superheros, beautiful portraits, and even mermaids, Sophie Kirschner, Class of 2018, has conquered it all. She has had a taste of nearly all of the art classes offered and has explored many different types of crafts.  As long as Kirschner can remember, she has been fascinated by illustrator...

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,...

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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