Savannah Houdeshell is an accomplished scholar, leader, and athlete at Ledyard High. The Colonel: What clubs are you involved in here at Ledyard High? Houdeshell: I’m the president of both the National Honor Society and Operation Smile, and I also help organize and run events for Cupcakes and Causes. The Colonel: We heard that you … Continue reading Senior Spotlight: Savannah Houdeshell
Sara Tomis is a dedicated member of Ledyard High School’s agri-science program, and is our school’s secretary of the Future Farmers of America (FFA) The Colonel: What activities are you involved in? Tomis: I do 4-H and am part of the 4-H fair board. I am the secretary of the Future Farmers of America, and … Continue reading Senior Spotlight: Sara Tomis
Olivia Strelevitz is a senior at Ledyard High School. She is known for being a varsity swimmer, as well as for her volunteerism. She will continue her education at Southern Connecticut University, and will be pursuing a career in education. The Colonel: What do you do outside of school? Strelevitz: I swim for my … Continue reading Senior Spotlight: Olivia Strelevitz
Senior Ben Vajdos ran across New Hampshire the weekend of September 14, 15 and 16 as part of a charity event to give back to the community that has given him so much. Before the race, Vajdos was approached to discuss this. Q- Why are you running across New Hampshire? A- Well, I work for … Continue reading Move over Forrest, Ben’s giving you a Run for your money
Many of you know him, whether it be from having him as a teacher in AP Chemistry, AP Physics, Environmental Science or from being on the annual ski trip and going down the mountain with him. Scott Woodruff was named Teacher of the Year for 2017, and he definitely deserves it. While Mr. Woodruff is … Continue reading The Man, The Myth, The Legend, The Teacher of the Year!
Junior Kenneth (Ken) Turner is new to the game of soccer. For the first two years of Turner’s athletic career at LHS, he has been a three-sport athlete. This year, however, he decided to take a step back from football and try soccer. This was all very new to him, since he has always been … Continue reading Student Spotlight: Kenneth Turner
The thundering roars of over 2,000 voices filled the clamorous gymnasium at Waterford High School. The room was pulsing with energy. At the front of the sea of color and costumes that was the Ledyard student section, stood Jacob Money, dressed as Moses and holding a staff in the air. In what seemed like slow … Continue reading ‘Hot Shot’ Jacob Tyler Money
https://youtu.be/5HQbZLoq7U4 Moriya Phillips, Staff Writer Senior Moriya Phillips is a staff writer for the 2016-17 Colonel. She is the President of the Gospel Music Club and participates in Select Singers, Concert Choir, and Acabellas. She plays basketball and throws shot put and discus for Track and Field. Outside of school, she can be found … Continue reading Senior Spotlight: Lauren Hippowitz
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmAqMbYvC7Q&feature=youtu.be Ruth Gowitzke, Staff Writer Senior Ruth Gowitzke is a staff writer for the 2015-2016 Colonel. She participates in Symphonic Band, Marching Band and Jazz Band.
Seniors Hannah Lawrence and Liz Blodgett are both freelance models in the 2015-2016 school year. They recently discussed their new interest with The Colonel. The Colonel: How long have you been modeling? HL: I did my first shoot in the summer of 2014. LB: I've been a signed model for about five months now. … Continue reading Senior Spotlight: Hannah Lawrence and Liz Blodgett