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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...

Erin Lafferty goes Gold with her troop

Erin Lafferty goes Gold with her troop

by Kelsey Ward, Reporter
December 19, 2016
Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Fall 2016

The Eagle Scout award in Boy Scouts is familiar to everyone as the height of leadership and personal achievement.  For Girl Scouting, the Gold Award has not had the same attention, even though it is equivalent and, possibly, more difficult to earn.  It was modernized in 2010, making it a personal l...

Lancer of the Week: Dana Kullgren

Lancer of the Week: Dana Kullgren

by Bridget Murphy, Editor
December 13, 2016
Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Fall 2016, Showcase

Class of 2020 member, Dana Kullgren, is a Lancer who deserves to be recognized. Kullgren is involved in the Gay Straight Alliance and the Harry Potter Alliance. In Harry Potter Alliance, Dana is a proud member of Ravenclaw. Good friend, Elizabeth Anderson, said, "Some people may see her as 'nerdy' b...

Hannah Lemen, a friendly face and an amazing athlete

Hannah Lemen, a friendly face and an amazing athlete

by Kelsey Ward, Reporter
November 11, 2016
Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Fall 2016, Showcase

Hannah Lemen: teachers think of her as a hardworking student; friends think of her as a reliable companion; and teammates think of her as a positive role model. However, she is most recognizable by the contagious smile that is constantly spread wide across her face.  Class of 2018 member, Lem...

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