Kennedy Torch

Kennedy Torch

2018-2019 Staff

Olivia Haefner

Co Editor-in-Chief

Hello my name is Olivia Haefner I'm a senior and this is my 4th and final year being in the Torch family. Freshman year I started out as a writer who had never written or experienced journalism now I'm a seasoned editor. I initially...

Jenna Anderson

Co Editor-in-Chief

My name is Jenna Anderson, I am a senior and this is my fourth year in Torch. I have an older sister who goes to the University of Iowa, who encouraged me to be a part of journalism at Kennedy. I play both school and club volleyball,...

Haylee Brewer

Writer

Hi, I'm Haylee and I absolutely love writing and taking photos. I mostly take photos outside of nature and animals etc. I also love animals, whether it's taking them on walks or just playing with them. Reading books is also one...

Mackenzie Joseph

Writer

Hey I'm Mackenzie and I love writing and photographing. My favorite things to take photos of is my dog, Gracie, and the movement of water. My dog is kind of my best friend, which sounds cliche but she really is. Another thing...

Grace Hanrahan

Writer

Hi readers, my name is Grace Hanrahan and I am a new writer for Torch this year. I am a sophomore at Kennedy and I enjoy being involved in language arts activities and music. Show choir has been a part of my life since 6th grade,...

Alyssa Friedley

Writer

Hi! I’m Alyssa Friedley and this is my sophomore year at KHS. I am the second oldest of five brothers and have four pets. Some things I enjoy include animals, science, reading, and writing. During the summer I enjoy vacationing...

Jami Martin-Trainor

Writer

Heyo! I'm Jami Martin-Trainor and this year I'm a sophomore at Kennedy. I'm so excited for this year and all of the opportunities that come with. I'm a part of the Kennedy Varsity Dance Team, and have been dancing at Cherie's...

Mathew WorthingtonBarnes

Writer

My name is Mathew WorthingtonBarnes and this will be my first semester with Torch and I am really looking forward to it. I did the Intro to Media class. I have one dog and one cat. Both kind of annoying but I still love them.

Anna Reinhart

Opinion Editor

My name is Anna Reinhart and I am a senior at Kennedy. I have been a member of the journalism program at Kennedy all four years of high school and have had the positions profile editor and opinion editor. I have two older siblings and a dog, Lucy. In my free time, I'm usually playing p...

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