The Bengal's Purr

The student news site of Lewiston High School

The Bengal's Purr

The Bengal's Purr

2022-2023 Staff

Photography Manager

Matthew Dugdale

Hey, I'm Matthew! I work here at Bengal's Purr as the Photography Manager. This is my third year as a staff member, and I am hoping I can continue writing great(?) stories!

Gabriella Wormell

Gabriella Wormell

Hi, I'm Gabby. I'm a sophomore at LHS but this is my first year in journalism. I enjoy being a part of the Bengal's Purr staff and I'm so happy to contribute to something that will leave its mark on our...

Maggie Carr

Maggie Carr

Hey, my name is Maggie! I'm a Junior at LHS and this is my first year on The Bengal's Purr. I love Jesus, being active, and hanging out with my friends and family! I am a swimmer on both the school and...

Ella Bruck
Staff Reporter

Ella Bruck

Heyyy, I'm Ella and this is my first year on the Bengal's Purr! I love sports, music, and animals! I play on the LHS tennis team, and I play clarinet and oboe in the band. I am also the president of the...

Daphne Root
Staff Reporter

Daphne Root

Hey, my name's Daphne. This is my first year on the Purr staff. I like drawing, taking photos, and listening to music.

Rachel Sheppard
Reporter

Rachel Sheppard

Hey! My name is Rachel, and this is my first year on The Bengal's Purr staff. I have a passion for writing and journalism, and I'm so excited to be involved in something I see as an important part of our...

Josie Sager

Josie Sager

Hi im Josie! I'm a junior and this is my second year of being apart of the Bengals purr and im so excited for this year! ...

Josh Tatko
Managing Editor, News Editor, Copyeditor

Josh Tatko

Hey, I'm Josh. I am a managing editor, news editor and copyeditor for the Bengal's Purr. France

Ava Mohr
News Assistant, Copyeditor, Website Editor

Ava Mohr

Hello! My name is Ava Mohr and I joined the Bengal's Purr last school year. In the present school year (2022-2023), I am a Senior at Lewiston High School. I enjoy reading, listening to music and playing...

Sophia Gill
Entertainment Assistant

Sophia Gill

HELLO! I'm Sophia Gill, an entertainment assistant, and this is my second year being a part of the Bengals Purr. Some fun facts about me: I'm an LHS varsity cheerleader, I play bass in a band, my favorite...

Kendra Kelley
Sports Editor

Kendra Kelley

Hello, my name is Kendra! I am a junior at LHS and play for the girls' soccer team. This is my second year being a part of the Bengal's Purr, and I am excited to see what this year has in store!

Scout Alford
Entertainment Assistant

Scout Alford

Hey, I'm Scout. My full name is Tessa Scout Alford but I prefer to go by my middle name. I am a varsity cheerleader and a tennis player. Some fun facts about me are that I love the outdoors, have a fraternal...

Kaitlyn Fowler
Business Assistant

Kaitlyn Fowler

Hi, I'm Kaitlyn. I'm a sophomore at LHS and this is my second year working with the staff. I'm very excited to be writing this year.

Jordis Aiken
Sports Assistant

Jordis Aiken

Hi, my name is Jordis Aiken. I am a junior at LHS and currently a LHS cheerleader! This year I am one of the sports assistants and can't wait to write about our schools sport seasons. It's going to be...

Paxtyn Latta
Opinion Assistant

Paxtyn Latta

Hello! My name is Paxtyn Latta, and I'm the opinion assistant and a copyeditor for the 2022-2023 school year. This is my second year on the Bengal's Purr, and I can't wait to bring new perspectives and...

Madeline Gibson
Editor-in-Chief

Madeline Gibson

Hey, I'm Maddie! I am so excited to have the opportunity to improve my journalistic writing and work with the amazing students apart of the staff!

Jasmine Schmidt
Editor-in-Chief

Jasmine Schmidt

Hey, I'm Jasmine. I like food, dinosaurs, and being cool. This is my second year on the Bengals Purr, and it has been one of my favorite parts of LHS. I'm excited to be an Editor-in-Chief this year and...

Seyi Arogundade
Features Editor, Opinions Editor

Seyi Arogundade

Hello everyone! My name is Seyi Arogundade, and this is my second year of being a part of the Bengal's Purr. I am a senior this year, and I am the Features and the Opinions editor. I am super excited to...

Danica Keane
Sports Editor

Danica Keane

Hi, I'm Danica and I'm a Junior at LHS. I'm on the LHS cheer team. I'm this year's sports editor and it is my second year on the staff. I hope to have a great year with the purr!

Entertainment Assistant

Sydney Ball

Hi, I'm Sydney! I'm a junior, and an Entertainment Assistant for the Bengal's Purr.

Declan Cattrysse
Entertainment Editor

Declan Cattrysse

France sucks. I write a lot of satire about Queen Elizabeth II, and I write entertainment reviews as well. Merry Christmas. ...

Copyeditor, Managing Editor

Lauren Martin

Hi, I'm Lauren! I am a copyeditor and managing editor for the Bengal's Purr! I joined the staff as a Freshman and I've loved it ever since. This newspaper has been such a crucial part of our school's history...