The Lafayette Times

2018-2019 Staff

Rebecca Bishop

Editor-in-Chief

Rebecca Bishop a Senior here at Lafayette High School. She enjoys reading and writing, this is her second year learning as a journalist. As a member of the Pride of the Bluegrass Marching Band, she has little time to write, though...

Victoria Steward

Editor-in-Chief

Victoria Steward is a Senior at Lafayette High School. She was the Managing Editor and Co-Editor of the Arts column for the 2017-2018 school year. She is now the Editor-in-Chief for the 2018-2019 school year.

Maire Birdwell

Managing Editor and Features Editor

Maire Birdwell is a sophomore at Lafayette, and she is happy to say that she is the Managing Editor and Features Editor!  She contributes to Lafayette by marching and playing with our outstanding band, helping others, and giving...

Isabella Osborne

Copy Editor

Isabella Osborne is a sophomore at Lafayette. She is one of the copy editors of the Lafayette Times. Isabella loves to write poetry and journal whenever she has a sliver of free time. She will bring a positive attitude and lots...

Laura McPherson

Copy Editor

Laura McPherson is a senior at Lafayette High School. As a member of the Lafayette Times staff, Laura is both author and copy editor. She plays clarinet in the Lafayette Band and thoroughly enjoys both marching and playing. While...

Moe Wheat

Arts Editor

Moe Wheat is a senior at Lafayette high school. This is her first year working with the Lafayette Times. She is the editor of the Arts section. She plans on graduating in December, and going to college the following year for creative...

Jacquelyn Cesiro

Arts Writer

Jacquelyn Cesiro is part of the 2021 graduation class here at Lafayette as a sophomore. Usually she tends to move more towards drawing, painting, and other forms of art, however she wanted a try at journalism to widen her horizons....

Sarah McPherson

Arts Writer

Sarah McPherson is a freshman at Lafayette High School. She is a writer for the Arts section. She plays in the String orchestra, but when she's not playing the cello, she is cooking away in the kitchen.

Zaida Bell- Frantz

Clubs Editor

Zaida Bell-Frantz is currently a freshman at Lafayette High School. Zaida is the editor of the Clubs column for The Lafayette Times.  Zaida is a member of both the Lafayette advanced women's choir and the Lafayette concert orchestra....

Ariana

Clubs writer

Ariana Spencer is a sophomore at Lafayette. She is a new journalist for the Lafayette Times. She writes for the clubs. She dances outside of school and thoroughly enjoys dancing. She plans on attending college to pursue her career...

Tylar Seavers

News writer

Tylar Seavers is a freshman at Lafayette High School . She is one of the News writers for the Lafayette Times.  She is also part of the Pre-Engineering program at Lafayette. Tylar also enjoys spending time at Southland Christian...

Maya Farrell

Staff Writer

Maya Farrell is a sophomore at Lafayette high school. She is a writer for the opinion column. She is involved in Lafayette's choir and theater.

Hailey Lynne

Staff Writer

  Hailey Lynne is a senior staff writer. She is a writer for the clubs column. She has experience in singing and modeling. She also enjoys basketball and going to concerts.

Tierian Lawhon

Staff Writer

Tierian Lawhon is a Sophomore at Lafayette Senior High School. He is a staff writer for the Lafayette Times. He is also from New York and has experience with advanced technology and traveling.

Joey Corbin

Staff Writer

Joey Corbin is a freshman at Lafayette and this is their first year in journalism. They have a Blue Heeler- Border Collie mix. Their favorite books series is the Unwind Dystology. Joey is a clubs writer for the Lafayette times.

James Barnett

News Editor

James Barnett is a freshman at Lafayette High School. James is a part of the GSA club. He enjoys going out to the local football events, but only for the friends and food. He writes for the Alumni section for The Lafayette Tim...

Emma Taylor

Sports Writer

Emma Taylor is a freshman at Lafayette. She is a writer for the sports section. She plays double bass in the Lafayette Concert Orchestra and in CKYO's Repertory Orchestra. Although Emma does not know much about sports, she is...

Olivia Adams

Opinions

Olivia Adams is a Junior at Lafayette High School, and is the Opinions Editor for the 2018 – 2019 school year. Her favorite color is Green and she loves plants.

Lily Cruse

Photographer

Lily Cruse is a sophomore at Lafayette High School. She is a part of the Y-Club and takes pictures sometimes.

Brandon Baber

Sports Editor

Brandon Baber is a senior in high school. He has a passion for writing. He loves to help others and has kindness in his heart. Brandon has been through a lot and he wants spread love and positivity  to everyone despite what they...

Yazmin Diaz

Opinion Writer

Yazmin Diaz Montelongo is currently a sophomore at Lafayette High School, that enjoys spending time with family and friends. She loves listening to music and mysterious "Up and vanished" podcasts. She is a force to be reckoned...

Taylor Hanley

News Writer

Taylor Hanley is a freshman at Lafayette High School. She's a writer for the news section. She likes to read but if she isn't reading she'll be hanging out with friends and family. Taylor enjoys listening to music. Taylor has...

Kylie Willis

Club Writer

Kylie Willis is a sophomore at LHS. She is a new journalist for the Lafayette Times, specifically reporting on clubs. Kylie's dream career is to work at NASA.

Katelyn Keemle

Sports

Katelyn Keemle is a freshman at Lafayette high school , her favorite subject is English, she is a sports writer for Lafayette times. When she has free time she is usually hanging out with friends and family

Brianna Sloat

Features Writer

Brianna Sloat is a freshman here at Lafayette. She attended Beaumont Middle School and was apart of Wyldlife. She's apart of the features crew for the Lafayette Times and her best subject in school is English. She's also interested...

Kiley Hughes

Opinion Writer

Kiley Hughes is a freshman at Lafayette High school. This is her first year on The Lafayette Times as an opinion Writer. She enjoys reading and writing poetry. Writing helps her escape from reality and express herself. Kiley chose...

Noah Cryder

Sports Writer

Noah Cryder is a Sophomore at Lafayette High School. He plays baseball for Lafayette and is a staff writer for the sports section of the Lafayette Times. He is also interested in almost all sports most predominantly baseball,...

Brynn DeLuca

Alumni Editor

Brynn DeLuca is a freshman at Lafayette. She enjoys cross country and writing. She loves horror movies especially The Shinning and It by Stephen King. Brynn loves music of all types.  She is the Alumni Editor.

Bekah Dunlap

Photography Editor

Bekah Dunlap is a senior at Lafayette High School and is the photography editor and writer for the alumni and arts columns for the Lafayette Times. She is also a part of the Front Ensemble in the Lafayette Marching Band.

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