The Student News Site of Lafayette High School

The Lafayette Times

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The Student News Site of Lafayette High School

The Lafayette Times

The Student News Site of Lafayette High School

The Lafayette Times

2022-2023 Staff

Logan Ward
Editor in Chief

Logan Ward

Logan Ward is one of the two Editors-in-Chief of The Lafayette Times. A senior, this is Logan’s second year with the Times. During his time as a writer with The Lafayette Times, Logan has done everything from writing a review of t...

Molly Anderson
Copy Editor

Molly Anderson

Molly Anderson is a junior at Lafayette High School. She is also Copy Editor of the Lafayette Times. She is interested in politics, arts, and opinions stories. Molly attended SCAPA for five years and is now teaching piano at Hurst...

Katelyn Conrad
Copy Editor

Katelyn Conrad

Katelyn Conrad is a freshman at Lafayette, her first year in journalism. She was also a member of the Junior Beta Club. Outside of writing, she enjoys listening to music, baking, and running for the Lafayette cross country team....

Sydney Breeze
Copy Editor

Sydney Breeze

Sydney Breeze is a junior attending Lafayette High School. Her writing interests are news, features, sports, alumni, and opinions. She enjoys all sports and plays soccer. Aside from writing for the newspaper, she enjoys writing...

Eva Alcaraz-Monje
Staff Writer

Eva Alcaraz-Monje

Eva Alcaraz-Monje is a sophomore at Lafayette. This is Eva’s first year at Lafayette and with the Lafayette Times. They moved from Indianapolis, Indiana, to Lexington in the Summer of 2022. Eva enjoys creative and journalistic writing,...

Mirabel Anderson
Staff Writer

Mirabel Anderson

Mirabel Anderson is a freshman at Lafayette. She is excited to work for The Lafayette Times, creating social media content and doing photography. Outside of journalism, she is also involved in theater, doing set design. She enjo...

Andrew Briggs
Staff Writer

Andrew Briggs

Andrew Briggs is a Freshman at Lafayette and is enrolled in the Pre-Engineering Program. He’s a former SCAPA drama student. He plans on writing reviews, opinions, news, and whatever interests him. In his free time, he enjoys...

Morgan Brown
Staff Writer

Morgan Brown

Morgan Brown is a sophomore at Lafayette High School. She’s excited to cover sports and take pictures at the events. She enjoys reading and writing about her feelings and hopes to write advice pieces to help her peers. Morgan...

Claire Cornett
Staff Writer

Claire Cornett

Claire Cornett is a junior at Lafayette interested in student-led stories and events. She's involved in choir and history club. She is also heavily involved with her church and wants to become a nun after high school. Claire has...

Isaac Critchfield
Staff Writer

Isaac Critchfield

Isaac Critchfield is a freshman at Lafayette High School and is enrolled in the School for the Creative and Performing Arts (SCAPA) magnet program, majoring in visual arts. Isaac loves to make art in his free time but also enjoys...

Axel Dean
Staff Writer

Axel Dean

Axel Dean is a first-year writer for the Times. They are a freshman at Lafeyette, and can typically be found wearing baggy jeans with their AirPods in. Their favorite artists/bands are Metallica, Slipknot, Green Day, and Fleetw...

Isabella Dietzel
Staff Writer

Isabella Dietzel

Isabella Dietzel is a freshman, and it is her first time writing for the Lafayette Times. Isabella wants to join the girl's lacrosse team in the spring. She enjoys reading, playing guitar, and listening to Taylor Swift.

Chloe Gibson-Beall
Staff Writer

Chloe Gibson-Beall

Chloe is a sophomore, and this is her first year in journalism. She has written short stories before and is known to write a few songs now and then. Chloe enjoys reading and writing opinions and fictional pieces. Chloe is very...

Neveah Gray
Staff Writer

Neveah Gray

Nevaeh Gray, a student at Lafayette high school, is a very caring person with many great personalities. A story writer for Lafayette's journalism class. She is on a mission for the amazing stories to upload and will be a great...

Logan Gwynn
Staff Writer

Logan Gwynn

Logan Gwynn is a freshman at Lafayette High School. Logan loves anything that has to do with theatre, music, singing, or cooking and baking. He spends his free time hanging out with friends or traveling. He hopes to share important...

Emma Hacker
Staff Writer

Emma Hacker

Emma Hacker is a junior at Lafayette High School; she loves to draw and write and has since she could hold a pencil. She has been taking drawing classes for five years and likes to write her own stories in her free time. Emma...

Liv Harbour
Staff Writer

Liv Harbour

Liv Harbour is a freshman at Lafayette High School. She enjoys writing poetry, going to new places, and making pieces of art. She was on Jessie Clark's cheerleading team for three years and has cheered since she was eight. She...

Joey Hester
Staff Writer

Joey Hester

Joey Hester is a sophomore who just recently moved here from Rhode Island. This is their first year with the Times. Joey enjoys reading and writing fiction in their free time. They will bring the views of someone who has not lived...

Madi Hatfield
Staff Writer

Madi Hatfield

Madi Hatfield is a freshman at Lafayette. She is on the Lafayette Bowling team. She enjoys bowling, drawing, and journaling in her free time. When Madi is not in school, you will most likely find her at Southland Bowling Lanes.

Meonna Holloman
Staff Writer

Meonna Holloman

Meonna Holloman is currently a freshman at Lafayette High School. She attended the Living Arts and Science Center to learn about animals and art activities. She has also taken art classes for drawing, painting, and pottery to...

Chance Howard
Staff Writer

Chance Howard

Chance Howard is a sophomore attending Lafayette, and a first-year writer for the Lafayette Times. Chance’s areas of expertise include religion and politics. He offers the unique lens of the Bible and God’s law through which to...

Raya Isenstein
Staff Writer

Raya Isenstein

Raya Isenstein is a freshman at Lafayette High School. She is involved with the Lafayette Theatre along with writing for The Times. She is interested in pop culture, human rights, and fashion. In her free time, she watches movi...

Sasha Jacobs
Staff Writer

Sasha Jacobs

Sasha Jacobs is a sophomore at Lafayette and a returning writer for the Times. She enjoys reading and writing both fiction and current events within the world. She's excited to bring both lighthearted and important topics to the T...

Christian Knight
Staff Writer

Christian Knight

Christian Knight is a freshman at Lafayette high school enrolled in journalism. He will write for the news section for The Lafayette Times. Christian will bring diversity and unique opinions to the newspaper.I t's his first ye...

Brylee Lester
Staff Writer

Brylee Lester

Brylee Lester is currently a freshman at Lafayette High School. She is a member of the Lafayette color guard. She enjoys reading and listening to music. This is her first year as a writer for the Lafayette Times.

Alyssa Lucas
Staff Writer

Alyssa Lucas

Alyssa Lucas is a freshman at Lafayette and in her first year writing for The Lafayette Times. Her hobbies include photography, writing, baking, and listening to music. In her free time, she's usually hanging out with her frie...

Wyatt Talboo
Staff Writer

Wyatt Talboo

Wyatt Talboo is a freshman at Lafayette and part of the Pre-Engineering program. Wyatt is a photographer for the Lafayette Times. He enjoys being outside and likes to ride his bicycle. He is excited to be a part of the Lafayett...

Jolena Thomas
Staff Writer

Jolena Thomas

Jolena Thomas is a freshman and part of the “hype duo'' on the Lafayette volleyball team. The “hype duo” is a running joke on the team about how Jolena and her friend are always the most excited during games. She does track...

Addison Trimble
Staff Writer

Addison Trimble

Addison is a junior at Lafayette. This is her second year in journalism. Addison loves to read and write, mainly fictional and opinion pieces. She has one dog and two cats whom she loves dearly. Addison is very excited about...

Addison Smith
Staff Writer

Addison Smith

Addison Smith is a freshman at Lafayette and a photographer and writer for the Lafayette Times. She plays club and high school volleyball. She also recently joined Lafayette's student council. She has a big interest in creative...

Gabriel Smith
Staff Writer

Gabriel Smith

Gabriel Smith is a freshman at Lafayette. He is new to Lafayette Times, being led by his brother (editor-in-chief) Josh Smith. He runs cross country for Lafayette and is excited to give the inside account of the team. He loves...

Acacia Wilkerson
Staff Writer

Acacia Wilkerson

Acacia Wilkerson is a senior at Lafayette. This is her first year with Lafayette Times. Some of her interests include psychology and cosmetics. She has a bearded dragon named Eddie and a puppy named Finn. She is very excited ...

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