The Lance

2017-2018 Staff

Jacob Bolger

Co-Editor-in-Chief

Jacob Bolger (@JakeBolger2) is a member of the class of the class of 2019 and a third year journalism student. He enjoys playing soccer and playing basketball. He spends his free time hanging out with his ...

Kelsey Ward

Co-Editor-in-Chief

Kelsey Ward (@kward1116) is a member of the class of 2018. This is her second year in Journalism. She is a captain of the Linganore pom and dance team, and this is her fourth year on the team. She is a m...

Bridget Murphy

Co-Editor-in-Chief

Bridget Murphy (@bridgetrmurphy) is a fourth year journalism student, and she is a part of the Class of 2018. She enjoys playing lacrosse as the goalie. Bridget likes writing about community-related ...

Devin Barge

Co-Editor-in-Chief

Devin Barge (@DevinBarge) is a member of the Class of 2018. Originally from North Carolina, he moved to the Frederick area. Devin looks forward to collaborating for the fourth time and last time with the...

Emily Reed

Co-Editor-in-Chief

Emily Reed (@Emily_Jane_Reed) is a member of the Class of 2019 and a fourth semester Journalism student. She enjoys writing poetry, watching black and white movies, dancing, hiking through nature, and baki...

Ethan Hart

Editor

Ethan Hart (@ethanhart1331) is a member of the Class of 2020 and a second-year journalist. He is a part of the JV basketball team and plays the piano. He also makes his own music. Some of his hobbies ...

Grace Brooks

Editor

Grace Brooks (@gracebrooks33) is a member of the Class of 2018.  She is number 45 and a six-foot forward on the Varsity basketball team. She loves history classes. In her spare time, she is baking in th...

Tyler Roman

Editor

Tyler Roman is a member of the Class of 2020, and is in his second year of journalism. Tyler spends most of his free time drawing, reading, and trying to find the perfect mix of cream and sugar for his...

Kaycee Morris

Editor

Kaycee Morris (@k99morris) is a member of the Class of 2018 and is a second  year journalism student. She is on the Linganore Varsity Field Hockey team and plays club Basketball. She plans on attendi...

Elizabeth Anderson

Editor

Elizabeth Anderson (@_elizanderson_) is in the Class of 2020 and is a second year journalist. She is an avid reader, artist, dancer, and musician, and absolutely loves creative writing. This past Nov...

Grace Gaydosh

Editor

Grace Gaydosh (@_ggaydosh) is a member of the Class of 2020. This is her second year of journalism. She is involved with JV cheer and is a member of the Asian Culture Club. Grace enjoys piano, reading...

Bailey Davis

Editor

Bailey Davis (@BaileyDTheLance) is a member of the Class of 2019 and a second year Journalism student. He enjoys running, playing basketball, and hanging out with his friends. He also likes to pencil ske...

Lily Weaver

Editor

Lily Weaver ( @lilweaves_) is a member of the class of 2019 and this is her second year of journalism. Lily Weaver is a tennis player, dancer and a childhood cancer fighter. Lily is a Spokesperson for...

Asher Curtis

Reporter

Asher Curtis (@S1lverAshie) is a member of the class of 2020. He follows a passion of creative expression through art and writing.  Along with a lifelong artist journey, he actively defends minorities' right...

Natalie Roth

Reporter

Natalie Roth (@Natalie_LHS) is part of the class of 2021. She is a member of the Drama club, Creative Writing club, and an active participant in the LHS Theater Department. She played Fiona in LHS’s ...

Tymira Davis

Reporter

Member of class 2021, Tymira Davis (@Tymira_marie) is a varsity cheerleader and is a new student from Northwest High school. She enjoys writing, listening to music, and keeping up with her workouts in ...

Sammie Hoefs

Reporter

Sammie Hoefs (@SammieHoefs) is in the class of 2021, and is a first-year journalist. She took journalism because she loves to write about sports. She played for Linagnore Girls JV soccer team. She plays ...

Catie Jo Tansey

Reporter

Catie Jo Tansey (@catiejojo01) is a member of the Class of 2019 and is a first-year journalist. She is a three-year varsity cheerleader, as well as an athlete on the world champion cheerleading team, The ...

Sean Alvarado

Reporter

A member of the Class of 2020, Sean is finally putting his love of art, music, movies, and news to use. Sean enjoys writing, being outdoors, going out with friends, and spending time with his four rescue...

Mackenzie Berry

Reporter

Mackenzie Berry (@kenzieberr) is in the Class of 2021, and is a first-year journalist. She is actively involved in theater, with the LHS drama program as well as in the community, mainly with the Fredericktowne Players. She is also involved in the...

Allison King

Reporter

Allison King (@aking664) is a first year journalism student and a member of the Class of 2018. She is a captain of the Varsity Field Hockey team and a Fellowship of Christian Athletes club leader. She...

Tatyana Bennett

Reporter

Tatyana Bennett (@lhs_taty) is a member of the class of 2018. She is a new student from Northwest High School, and this is her first year of journalism. She is active in the art and drama community and l...

Lilly Player

Reporter

Lilly Player (@playerlilly)  is a second year journalism student and a member of the Class of 2019. In her free time she enjoys creative writing, filming and film editing, reading as many books as possibl...

Lindsey Russo

Reporter

Lindsey Russo (@lindsrusso16) is a member of the Class of 2020 and a first year journalism student. She likes to read, go on walks with her two dogs and spend time with her friends. She has a dachshund nam...

Jason Byrd

Reporter

Jason Byrd (@Jason_Byrd2021)is a member of the Class of 2021, and is excited to join Lancer Media. He enjoys playing basketball, writing about sports, and spending time with friends. He was a player for the N...

Lauren Hall

Reporter

Lauren Hall (@lauren_hall) is a member of the Class of 2018 and is a first year journalism student. She enjoys working and meeting new people at The Frederick Coffee Company. In her free time, she loves ...

Nicholas Stephan

Reporter

Nicholas 'Nick' Stephan (@nick_stephanCC) a member of the class of 2018. Growing up in the Fredrick area, he traveled Europe for nearly five years; visiting France, Ireland, England, and Germany, before re...

Alexis Fowler

Reporter

Alexis Fowler (@alexisfowler21) is a member of Class of 2020. Alexis is a first year journalism student.  She enjoys reading and writing and hanging out with friends. Alexis enjoys going to football games...

Allyson Duda

Reporter

Allyson Duda (@ally_duda02) is a member of the Class of 2020. This is her first year as a journalism student. She is a member of the Linganore pom and dance team, and is apart of the French Honors Socie...

Tommy Moyer

Reporter

Tommy Moyer (@tmoyer20) is a first year journalism student and a member of the Class of 2018. He serves as the Treasurer for the Class of 2018, National Honor Society, and French Honor Society. He has p...

Renata Farrell

Reporter

Renata Farrell (@ren2021farrell) is a first year journalism student and a member of the Class of 2021. She enjoys swimming and hopes to be on the tennis team this spring. Her favorite subjects are math...

Greyston Harding

Reporter

Greyston Harding (@greystonxnicole) is a part of the Class of 2018 at Linganore. She is a member of GSA and the Drama Club. Greyston is interested in Veterinary Science, International Affairs, and Cosmeto...

Jacob Blue

Reporter

Jacob Blue (@JacobSBlue88) is a member of the class of 2020 and is a first year journalism student. He enjoys acting, writing, playing video games, and sleeping. He spends his free time hanging with friends. ...

Adam Cooper

Reporter

Adam Cooper (@lhslanceCooper) is a member of the Class of 2019 and a first-time reporter. This year will be his first year on Varsity football team as an offensive lineman and linebacker. Adam looks for...

Emily Webb

Reporter

Emily Webb (@emilyw_lhs) is a member of the Class of 2020 and a first year journalism student. She is currently involved in the National German Honor Society and is a member of the Girl's Cross Country ...

Yesenia Montenegro

Reporter

Yesenia Montenegro (yesimo02) is a member of the Class of 2020 and a first year journalism student. Originally from Deizisau, Germany, she is excited to meet new people and learn more about writing. I...

Katie Gallagher

Reporter

Katie Gallagher (@ktgallagher13) is a member of the class of 2018. She runs track and her main events are the high jump and the high hurdles. In her free time she can be found riding her horse, Hank. Sh...

Matthew Gelhard

Reporter

Matthew Gelhard is a second year journalist student and is a part of the Class of 2019. Matthew volunteers at many places in the community in his free time. He has played baseball since he was 4 years...

Mason Eddins

Reporter

Mason Eddins (@MasonlhsJournal) is a member of the Class of 2020. He loves music. He also likes comics, poetry, history and video games. He describes himself as open-minded. Mason enjoys writing in al...

Nicole Muller

Reporter

Nicole Muller is a member of the class of 2019. She is a digital artist who favors creating digital portraits and photo editing. She fills her free time with training her ex-racehorse "Tango" to event....

Larry Liu

Guest Reporter

Class of 2020 member, Larry Liu is  soccer player, a stellar student, and enjoys hanging out with his friends. Larry plans to graduate early, but for now he is looking forward to contributing his skills...

Emily Kelley

Guest Reporter

Emily Kelley is a member of the class of 2021. She is a member of the orchestra and has been playing the violin for five years. She also enjoys reading, traveling and biking. Emily's favorite classes are...

Fiona Rowan

Guest Reporter

Fiona Rowan (@fionarowan__) is a member of the Class of 2019 and is a point guard for the girls varsity basketball team and a center-mid for the girls varsity soccer team. She has played basketball and...

MaKenzie Llewellyn

Guest Reporter

Class of 2019 member, MaKenzie Llewellyn (@MaKenzie_LHS), is a softball player, a member of the Mock Trial team, and active in class council. She enjoys helping and mentoring her softball organizations 10 an...

Ave Boghossian-James

Guest Reporter

Ave is a member of the Class of 2020, and is a guest reporter for the Lance. She is the vice president of the African American Culture Club. Ave is also a first year member of the Linganore pom and dance...

Vivien Hagy

Guest Reporter

Vivien Hagy (@viviennn02) is a member of the Class of 2020. She is a guest reporter for Lancer Media. Vivien enjoys listening to music and watching movies. She also likes to spend time with her friends ...

Benjamin Rose

Guest Reporter

Ben Rose, a member of NHS, SGA, and Class the of 2019, is a guest reporter for The Lance. He enjoys talking to friends, hunting, fishing, running, and working out. Additionally, he has been a member of the gol...

Jessie Hernandez

Guest Reporter

Jessie Hernandez is a part of class 2021, and it is her first time creating work for the school.   She enjoys drawing small comics and films such as Stranger Things and It.  She also is into conspirac...

Sarah Brady

Guest Reporter

Brady is a member of the class of 2019. They are an active member of Linganore's drama department, the NAHS, Mock Trial, and the GSA. They are interested in art, history, politics, and writing. Brady hopes...

Nicole Escalante

Guest Reporter

Nicole Escalante (@nicoleescalant) is a member of the Class of 2019 and is a shooting guard for the girls varsity basketball team. She has played basketball since she was in elementary school and loves...

Meredith Moyer

Guest Reporter

Meredith Moyer is a member of the class of  2024 who attends New Market Middle School.  She enjoys running and horseback-riding.  In the winter, she likes going skiing with her family.  Meredith lov...

Riley Glynn

Guest Reporter

Riley Glynn (@Riley_Glynn2021) is a member of the Class of 2021. He enjoys music and likes to play the guitar and other instruments. He also enjoys spending time with his friends and helping his community. ...

Emma Howard

Guest Reporter

Emma Howard is a member of the Class of 2020. Emma enjoys playing with her dog, Maisy, and listening to music. She also likes to draw and read. Emma wanted to try journalism to learn more about it and deci...

Chris Eastlake

Guest Reporter

Christopher "Chris" Eastlake is a member of the Class of 2019 and a transfer from Urbana High School. He is very involved in the varsity wrestling team, as well as the Project Lead The Way program. He...

Brandon Neuman

Guest Reporter

Brandon Neuman is a member of the Class of 2021 and he enjoys the outdoors. His favorite subject is Government. In his spare time he enjoys listening to and playing music. He has two dogs and loves to wa...

Gabrielle Smith

Guest Reporter

Class of 2021 member Gabrielle 'Gabbie' Smith (@Danceflutemasta) is a competitive dancer, old music lover, and a member of the Dance Club and Drama Club. Gabrielle enjoys playing video games, binge wa...

Brianna Dellavalle

Guest Reporter

Brianna Dellavalle (@bridellavalle) is a member of the Class of 2018 and is a shooting guard for the girls varsity basketball team. She has played basketball since she was in elementary school and loves...

Braden Weinel

Guest Reporter

Class of 2020 member, Braden Weinel (@braden_weinel), is a wrestler, varsity soccer player, and is an active member of the Student Culture Committee. He enjoys helping others through the Young Life program...

Nick Titus

Guest Cartoonist

Nick Titus is a part of the Linganore Class of 2021. He likes to draw pretty much everything, from people to objects to perspectives. He tries his best to improve, and one day hopes to show the world his...

Nick Titus

Guest Cartoonist

Nick Titus is a Class of 2021 member trying to negotiate the first year of high school. He loves pretty much every kind of animal, except for spiders. He also really loves to draw; he draws pretty much...

Julian Espino

Junior Reporter

Julian Espino is a guest reporter from Windsor Knolls Middle School and is a part of the class of 2022. He enjoys acting, baking, painting, reading, and hanging out with his pets in his free time. In t...

Hannah Haught

Co-Editor-In-Chief

Hannah Haught is a member of the class of 2018. This is her fourth year in journalism. She's excited to enter her fourth year in Journalism with more responsibility and hopes that she can keep everything...

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