Nikolas Bailey, Co-Editor of the Colonel and Horizons
Senior Nikolas Bailey is a co-editor for the 2018-2019 Colonel newspaper and Horizons yearbook. In LHS he participates in soccer and baseball while also pursuing hobbies in graphic design and photography. When he’s not working, you’ll find him watching movies.
Cassidy Carroll, Co-Editor of the Colonel and Horizons
Senior Cassidy Carroll is a co-editor for the 2018-2019 Colonel newspaper and Horizons yearbook. She participates in varsity cross country, lacrosse, and track for LHS, while also being a member of NAHS. Outside of Ledyard, she’s often taking part in daring adventures…but she didn’t share any.
Anna Leandri, Co-Editor of the Colonel and Horizons
Junior Anna Leandri is a co-editor for the 2018-2019 Colonel newspaper, Horizons yearbook and a serious Harry Potter addict. When she’s not eating Moe’s, she’s practicing volleyball and track plotting how to defeat all of her friends and family in various board games.
Tajeah Winston Co-Editor of the Colonel and Horizons
Junior Tajeah Winston is a co-editor for the 2018-2019 Colonel newspaper and Horizons yearbook. She loves just about any sport almost as much as she loves cows. She is often spotted eating crazy amounts of white rice.
Hannah Avila, Staff Writer
Sophomore Hannah Avila is a staff writer for the 2018-2019 Colonel. She is a three-sport athlete who participates in volleyball, indoor track, and softball. When she’s not playing or practicing sports she is home with her dog and usually has her nose in some type of romance novel.
DeJohn Griffin, Staff Writer
Senior DeJohn Griffin is a staff writer for the 2018-2019 Colonel. He is an athlete on the LHS football and tennis teams. He is really funny and cute. He loves garlic parmesan chicken wings more any other food.
Sandra Jimenez, Staff Writer
Junior Sandra Jimenez is a staff writer for the 2018-2019 Colonel. At LHS she participates in SAVE Club while pursuing her hobby in photography. After school, you’ll most likely find her studying Japanese and Korean while listening to K-Pop.
Sarah Moynihan, Staff Writer
Senior Sarah Moynihan is a staff writer for the 2018-2019 Colonel. She is a member of the LHS volleyball team, Key Club, and one of the co-presidents for Amnesty International. In her free time, she can be caught practicing volleyball, reading, or watching the latest movie. And if you see her in the hallways of school, she is probably laughing at her own joke with her best friend Nayeli by her side.
Mackenzie Peluso, Staff Writer
Sophomore Mackenzie Peluso is a staff writer for the 2018-2019 Colonel. She is a cheerleader and often volunteers for school events. Her goals in life are to learn Italian and watch every Marvel movie in order. You can often see her wearing checkered Vans or a striped sweater.
Morgan Sanborn, Staff Writer
Senior Morgan Sanborn is involved in five different choirs, including Chamber, Concert, Womens, Acabellas and Carolers. She is also involved in the drama department, appearing in the 2017-2018 productions of “Almost, Maine”, and “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”. Morgan is also involved in Cheerleading for the football and basketball season, and volunteers at events to raise money for the senior class.
Milliam Torres, Staff Writer
Senior Milliam Torres is a staff writer for the 2018-2019 Colonel. Although she’s not enrolled in any clubs or sports, she spends that free time hanging out with friends, watching movies, and working the 8-hour shifts her job loves to give her.
Jacob Viramontez, Staff Writer
Junior Jacob Viramontez is a staff writer apart of the 2018-19 Colonel. He plays drum set and percussion in the LHS Jazz band and wind orchestra. He likes to practice and play shows with out of school bands in his free time. You can always see Jacob wearing Vans clothing tapping on any object he touches.
Omar Whitmore, Staff Writer
Junior Omar Whitmore is a staff writer for the 2018-2019 Colonel. He enjoys mac and cheese and playing basketball. He also volunteered this past summer at Horses for Healing working in the office completing different tasks every day.
Anthony Zinno, Staff Writer
Senior Anthony Zinno is a staff writer for the 2018-2019 Colonel. He is an avid member of the music and drama programs at LHS. Outside of school, he could be found watching “The Flash” or going on hikes.
Claire Malavazos, Advisor
English teacher Claire Malavazos is co-advisor of the Colonel Newsmagazine. She enjoys cuddling with her two cats, traveling wherever she can, and making as many Harry Potter references possible.
Summer Szell, Advisor
English teacher Summer Szell is co-advisor of the Colonel Newsmagazine. She enjoys tacos, watching the Giants, and trying to make it through all 80 days of 80 Day Obsession.