2017-2018 Staff

Skylar Raymond

Features Assistant

Hey I'm Skylar! It's my first year on the Purr and I'm so excited to be writing features. Outside of school I love to travel and my dog Romeo.

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Josie Hafer

Opinion Assistant

Hey, I'm Josie! This is my first year on the Bengal's Purr and I am so excited to write about topics that I'm passionate about. Opinion writing is something I have always been interested in. I like listening to Camilla Cabello's...

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Erika Schlafman

Sports Assistant

Hi I'm Erika! I like sports and Harry Styles.

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Feature Ent. Assistant

Hey im Alexx, I've been in journalism for a few years, and now im on the Bengals purr, my interests are music, preforming arts, and just any art in general. I also love nature and dying my hair so much that im an ever-changing...

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Eli Thomas

New Assistant

Hello. My name is Eli. I have been on the Purr staff since my sophomore year. I enjoy playing and listening to music, tennis, and hanging out with my friends. I write news stories.

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Abby Bower

News Assistant

Hi, I'm Abby, this is my first year on the Purr. I will be writing news, and I am excited to learn more about how everything works. Outside of school I play soccer, and I like to travel.

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Annabelle Ady

Opinion Editor

Hello, My name is Annabelle Ady, I am a senior and the Purr's Opinion Editor. Each month I write about something that makes me angry.

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Gracyn Richardson

Entertainment Editor

I have been on the Bengal's Purr for a little over a year, and have helped with yearbook videoing too. I have been in 29 plays--for school and for Civic Theater--and I have a total of 13 animals in my house (three saint bernards,...

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Mikey Vidovich

Entertainment Assistant

I am an Entertainment Assistant. I have been apart of the Bengals Purr for 1 year, and enjoy writing movie reviews.

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Kaitlyn Hinkley

Sports Editor

Hi, I'm Kaitlyn Hinkley and I have been writing for the Bengal's Purr for 3 years now. I started my sports writing in the Golden Throne edition of 2016, where I wrote the Clearwater Classic wrestling story. For my future, I plan...

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Grace Eller

Photo Editor/Sports Assistant

My name is Grace Eller, I am 17 years old. I am this years photo editor and sports assistant. I enjoy being able to go to the sports events and take photos and to have them published in the paper. I am very excited to spend my...

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Amanda Egland

Co Editor in Chief

Hi! My name is Amanda Egland and I am the Co Editor in Chief and News Editor. I am 18 years old and I enjoy hiking and spending time with my friends. I am an LHS Cheerleader, leadership member, and DECA Officer. I am looking forward...

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Leah Schmidt

Chief Copyeditor

My name is Leah and I am 18 years old. I have played the piano since I was 6 years old and still play now. I love being a part of The Bengal's Purr and love all of the staff and people I work with.

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Sandra Kinney

Co Editor in Chief

The Bengal's Purr has been a huge and influential part of my life. As Co Editor in Chief and Features Editor, journalism is extremely fulfilling, and I'm grateful for every single member of my Purr Fam.

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Braeden Keane

Sports Feature Editor

My name is Braeden Keane, I am 17 and a 1/2 and a senior at LHS. I plan on joining the golf team as well as the LHS Bowling team. I enjoy writing and plan on helping make great papers this year. I am the Sports Features editor,...

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