The Student News Site of Lafayette High School

The Lafayette Times

  • Lafayette is looking for a new, student-designed logo! Submissions due by November 5th.
  • 10/25-10/29 Afternoon Bus Delays: 11, 959, 1815
  • 10/25-10/29 Morning Bus Cancellations: 11, 618, 959, 1815
  • Senior photos will take place in Beeler Auditorium on November 18th and 19th.
  • Lafayette Homecoming Dance on October 23rd
The Student News Site of Lafayette High School

The Lafayette Times

The Student News Site of Lafayette High School

The Lafayette Times

2017-2018 Staff

Blake Bethune

Blake Bethune

Sports Editor, Sports Writer. Blake Bethune is a senior at Lafayette High School. His hobbies include writing, playing sports with friends, playing video games, watching sports, and hanging out with family and friends. He is...

Maire Birdwell

Maire Birdwell

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...

Nia Brown

Nia Brown

Nia Brown is a 9th grader at Lafayette High School, and is also on the basketball team. Nia's favorite subjects in school are language arts and gym. Nia is an outgoing, hard working person who likes to sing, dance, write, and...

Nikki Cesiro

Nikki Cesiro

Nikki Cesiro is currently a junior at Lafayette High School and a member of the Lafayette Times. She is a former member of the Lafayette Orchestra and plans to return in the near future.She enjoys photography, music, and writing...

Elke Coenders

Elke Coenders

Elke Coenders is the Features editor of the Lafayette Times and is a freshman at Lafayette High School. She is in the SCAPA Literary Arts program and is bilingual, having studied in the Spanish Immersion program for nine years....

Brent Comley

Brent Comley

Brent Comley is currently a senior attending Lafayette High School and is enrolled in the School for the Creative and Performing Arts. He has also taken classes in drawing and design at SCAD and aspires to find a career as...

Katy Cornish

Katy Cornish

Katy is a freshman at Lafayette High School. She is a staff writer for the news section and the business manager for the Lafayette Times. She is also a member of the YSC Teenboard and the Dance Blue committee for Student Council....

Ryan Denney

Ryan Denney

Ryan Denney is a junior at Lafayette High School. He is from Lexington, Kentucky. He has experience in technology and art, although he prefers to write opinion-based articles.

Jack Dillender

Jack Dillender

Editor-in-Chief. Lexington, Kentucky born and raised. Life long Cincinnati Bengals and Nashville Predators fan. Amateur cook, hiker and writer, trying desperately for a scholarship. Would like to work in the film and TV industry...

Bekah Dunlap

Bekah Dunlap

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.

Nathan Elsensohn

Nathan Elsensohn

Nathan Elsensohn is a freshman at Lafayette High School. He was born in Louisiana and moved to Lexington after Hurricane Katrina. Nathan currently enjoys reading, meeting up with friends, and cooking. When he graduates college...

Ella Johnson

Ella Johnson

A member of the Lafayette newspaper when it was the Lafayette Ledger, Ella Johnson is now Editor-in-Chief of the Times. Being a senior, she seeks to pursue an English degree with a concentration in technical and creative writing....

Tierian Lawhon

Tierian Lawhon

Tierian Lawhon is a freshman at Lafayette Senior High School. He is from New York and has experience with technology and traveling.

Laura McPherson

Laura McPherson

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...

Lauren Mitchell

Lauren Mitchell

Lauren is a 15 year old sophomore who joined Lafayette last year after being redistricted from Dunbar. She joined journalism to write and help with the school newspaper. She loves to read and listen to music. A staff writer,...

Zane Mullins

Zane Mullins

Zane Mullins is a student athlete here at Lafayette high school and is very invested in sports/writing. He will provide factual and to the point stories about our sports. He is very excited to be on staff at the Lafayette Times.

Jack Renaud

Jack Renaud

Jack Renaud is a senior at Lafayette High School, and author of "Cinema Revisited", a series of articles highlighting some of the finest movies throughout the ages.  Since a young age, he has had an evident love for film and...

Victoria Steward

Victoria Steward

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.

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