The Lafayette Times

2018-2019 Staff

Rebecca Bishop

Editor-in-Chief

Rebecca Bishop a Senior at Lafayette High School. She enjoys reading and writing, and 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 for 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 a sophomore and part of the 2021 graduation class at Lafayette High School. Usually she favors drawing, painting, and other forms of visual art; however she wanted a try journalism to broaden 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 is a staff writer for the Clubs section. She thoroughly enjoys dancing and dances outside of school. She plans to attend college ...

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 Section. She is also involved in Lafayette's choir and theater.

Hailey Lynne

Staff Writer

  Hailey Hellard is a senior staff writer for the Clubs section. She has experience in singing and modeling. She also enjoys watching basketball and  attending concerts.

Tierian Lawhon

Staff Writer

Tierian Lawhon is a sophomore at Lafayette High School. He is a staff writer for Features section of The Lafayette Times. He is  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.

Tylar Seavers

News Writer

Tylar Seavers is a freshman at Lafayette. She is part of the Pre-Engineering program. In her free time she enjoys hanging out with friends. Her favorite subjects are math and English. When she isn't attending school, you can find...

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 staff writer for the Features section and sometimes takes pictures. She is a part of the Y-Club and enjoys a good debate.

Brandon Baber

Sports Editor

Brandon Baber is a senior at Lafayette High School. He is the Sports Editor for The Lafayette Times. He has a passion for writing and loves to help others.  Brandon has been through a lot and he wants to share love and positivi...

Yazmin Diaz

Opinion Writer

Yazmin Diaz Montelongo is currently a sophomore at Lafayette High School. She is a staff writer for the Opinion section. She is a force to be reckoned with, she speaks her mind, and will let you know how she feels. She is extremely...

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. She has two...

Kylie Willis

Club Writer

Kylie Willis is a sophomore at Lafayette High School. 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 The 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 at Lafayette High School.  She is a writer for the Features section for The Lafayette Times and her best subject in school is English. She's also interested in music and enjoys songwriting.

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 ch...

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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