2017-2018 Staff

Amanda Egland

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...

Sandra Kinney

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.

Leah Schmidt

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.

Annabelle Ady

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.

Abby Bower

Abby Bower

Hi, I'm Abby Bower, and this year will be my 3rd on the Bengal's Purr! This year am Co-managing editor, News editor, and a Copy editor. In my free time I like to bake, travel, and hang out with my friends. I am so excited for...

Grace Eller

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...

Josie Hafer

Hi, I'm Josie! This is my second year with the Bengal's Purr, and I am so excited to be this year's opinion editor as well as a co-managing editor! In my spare time I love watching Marvel movies and performing in local theatre....

Kaitlyn Hinkley

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...

Braeden Keane

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,...

Skylar Raymond

Skylar Raymond

Hey! My name is Skylar Raymond and this is my third and final year on the Purr as Co-Managing Editor and Features Editor.

Gracyn Richardson

Hi, my name is Gracyn Richardson I am the editor-in-chief for The Bengal's Purr for the 2018-2019 school year! I love to act and play with my dogs, and I love sauce (unlike Eli).

Erika Schlafman

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

Eli Thomas

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.

Mikey Vidovich

I have been part of The Bengal's Purr for two years, and I enjoy writing movie reviews.


My interests are music, performing arts, and just any art in general. I also love nature and dying my hair so much that I'm an ever-changing rainbow. I mostly cover concert reviews, entertainment stories and feature stories such...

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