Lakes Student Media

2018-2019 Staff

Adam Hartzer

Editor-in-Chief

Adam Hartzer is a senior at Lakes Community High School. It is his second year on the Talon Times staff and is the Editor-in-Chief. He is involved in the theatre department backstage as the Stage Manager. He is a member of the ...

Kelly Scheuring

Editor-In-Chief

Kelly Scheuring is a Senior at Lakes Community High School. This is her third year on staff and is taking the position as Co-Editor-In-Chief. Kelly wants to get a degree in Marketing Communications; plans to attend Illinois State...

Colin McElduff

News Editor

Colin McElduff is a senior at Lakes Community High School, and this will be his second year as the News Editor for the Talon Times  He is deeply interested in writing thought provoking articles that inform social and political conversation...

Carmen Martinez

A&E Editor

Carmen Martinez is a senior at Lakes and is continuing her second year on the Talon Times staff. She joined the staff because she enjoys writing and would possibly like to pursue it further in the future. She is currently the vi...

Evan Bendall

Photo and Video Editor

Evan Bendall is a junior at Lakes Community High School. This is his first year on the Talon Times Staff. Evan is a varsity golf player for the school and plays a high level of ice hockey in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Besides sports,...

Faith Conway

Sports Editor

Faith Conway is a senior at Lakes Community High School. This is her second year on the Talon Times staff. She took this class because she hopes to pursue a journalism career in college. Faith enjoys writing stories about sports an...

Jason Volpe

Staff Reporter

Jason Volpe is a senior at Lakes Community High school. He is a member of the baseball team at Lakes. His favorite sport is baseball. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends. This is his first year on staff and he...

Andrew Butler

Staff Reporter

Andrew Butler is a senior at Lakes Community High School. This is his first year on the Talon Times staff. He has a deep interest in writing and has submitted some of his works to Mosaic, the school’s literary magazine. At La...

Lydia Runyan

Staff Reporter

Lydia Runyan is a sophomore at Lakes Community High School. This is her first year as a member of the Talon Times, and hopes you enjoy her articles in the magazine. She spends her free time listening to her favorite band, Beach Hou...

Amelia Westfall

Staff Reporter

Amelia Westfall is a sophomore at Lakes Community High School. This is her first year on staff. She took this class to improve her writing. Amelia likes to spend her free time listening to Bare: A Pop Opera and making short ho...

Jacob Brooks

Staff Reporter

Jacob Brooks is currently a junior at Lakes and is involved in many activities after and outside of school. He is on the soccer and tennis team, and joined the Talon Times staff this year so he could write about news and spor...

Sophia Donis

Opinions Editor

Sophia Donis is a senior at Lakes Community High School. She is a member of the girls bowling and soccer team, National Honors Society and German Club. She enjoys reading, watching Netflix and spending time with her family and friend...

Gabrielle Caputo

Adviser

Prior to teaching, Gabrielle Caputo cultivated experience in digital journalism as the Blog Administrator for Loyola University Chicago's Department of Fine and Performing Arts. Caputo graduated from Loyola in 2014 with dual Bachelor's...

Rachael Speck

Features Editor

  Rachael Speck is a senior at Lakes and this is her second year on the Talon times staff. She is very outgoing and athletic. During the school year she hopes to get better at writing and to show people her talent in th...

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