The student news site of John F. Kennedy High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Kennedy Torch

The student news site of John F. Kennedy High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Kennedy Torch

The student news site of John F. Kennedy High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Kennedy Torch

2017-2018 Staff

Jami Martin-Trainor

Jami Martin-Trainor

Hi! I'm Jami Martin-Trainor, I'm a senior at Kennedy, and this is my second year as Editor-in-Chief of the Torch. I dance on the Kennedy Varsity Dance Team and have been dancing at Cherie's Dance Studio for 14 years. My favorite...

Mathew WorthingtonBarnes

Mathew WorthingtonBarnes

My name is Mathew WorthingtonBarnes and I am a proud member of Torch. I am so happy to be doing this. It is just so much fun and is kind of relaxing but a very high stress job. This will be my first full year of Torch and so far...

Olivia Haefner

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...

Anna Reinhart

Anna Reinhart

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...

Jenna Anderson

Jenna Anderson

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,...