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AUGUST- 16 SEPTEMBER-24 OCTOBER-36 


NOVEMBER- 52 DECEMBER- 68 




















LAKE CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL 


8400 Wicker Avenue 
St. John, Indiana 46373 
219.365.8551 


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QUIVER 2014 
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the teachers dismiss, 
into the hallways, packing 
South wing with conversation, back- 
Jeriod’s stories. The brush of a shoul- 
tper of a secret. The fragmented 
picked up from people you’ve never 
irief six minutes of chaos, students 
ir next classes and the rush is over, 
loment, over 3,000 students and 
completely overlapped, whether they 


know it or not. They have crossed paths, crossed 


lives, and ultimately shared experiences. The 
overlap happens every day. 

When first semester drew to a close, bitter¬ 
sweet good-byes to the old building swirled with 
the anticipation of what was to come. Rumors 
overlapped with the truth and when second 
semester began, the anxieties and fear of the 
unknown vanished. The new school was here 
to stay, but it was obvious that traces of the old 
school lingered around. Yellowing posters on 
brand new paint. Frail paper photo collages that 


barely survived the move. The old assimilated 
into the new and the state-of-the-art West Wing 
became Lake Central. 

Overlap is the way the past fades into the 
present. It’s when the construction-grade gravel 
blows into the parking lot or when the rumble of 
the bulldozers shake the third-story windows. It's 
how stereotypes collapse and the social lines 
blur. It’s when the school comes together to 
mourn a loss or celebrate a win or say goodbye 
to the place we called home. 





























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August 16 
September 24 
October 36 


When your locker slams shut at 2:09 p.m., 
the day’s experiences are not left locked 
inside. 


You never leave the community you 
build at school. Your educational 
experience is what makes you look 
twice at an LC sweatshirt in the gro¬ 
cery store or peek into the car sport¬ 
ing the envied blue parking pass. 


It is what brings together the three 
towns into one Lake Central commu 
nity. 

It is the school pride you establish that 

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into every aspect. 





















Whether the change involves a 
switch in hair color or the construc- 
i tion of a brand new school, it seems 
^ that our community thrives on the 

k concept of makeovers. 

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I We post Throwback Thursday 
If pictures weekly and occasion- 
f ally our parents even bring out the 
^ cringe-worthy photo albums. We 
feed off of celebrities’ high school 
yearbook portraits to see how far they 
have come. 





We share an appreciation for a good 

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On the night of Aug. 12, the night 
before the first day of school, stu¬ 
dents were unsure of what the next 
day would bring. They packed their 
backpacks, carefully laid out their 
outfits and looked ahead for the 
coming year. However, as the tran¬ 
sition from summertime to school 
began, they found that things were 
surprisingly ordinary. Sophomores, 
juniors and seniors were welcomed 
back by the same packed hallways 
and questionable drinking fountain 
water that they had left the previ¬ 
ous June. They faced the new year 
with the hope that the tips and 
tricks they’d learned in years passed 
would come in handy. Freshmen, 
too, hoped that what they had 




learned in middle school would carry^ 
over and ease them into the momen- # 
turn of the next four years. However, 
with all of the preparations they were 
making, they were still oblivious to 
the bigger changes yet to come, 3^] 
With construction underway for the 
famed new building, it would only 
be a matter of time before ordinary 
became a thing of the past. In a few 
months, their school year would not 
only overlap from summer to autumn, 
but old building to new. Until then, 
though, school would remain a mat¬ 
ter of the things that were left behind 
and the things carried over. 

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Kaileigh Kramer-Stephens (12) and the girls Varsity soccer team celebrate 
their sectional win against Munster on Oct. 12. “I think my biggest emotion 
was shock though because we were definitely the underdogs," Kramer- 
Stephens said. 

Photo by: Jillian Wilschke 













OVERLAP 





workers make progress in opening three-story academic wing 


I Since the referendum for Lake Central's new academic building was 
■pproved in Nov. 2011, controversy has stirred concerning the actual 
blueprints. 

I “I heard there's going to be new classrooms with huge smartboards. 

I am really looking forward to the space and refreshing view as well," 
ICraig Bronson (10) said. 

I Mr. Bill Ledyard, Director of Facilities, and his construction team will 
[finish their project around Thanksgiving and move all furniture into the 

|new building by January. 

“The construction process has gone very well so far. We have an ex¬ 
cellent construction team. There’s lots of communication, and it has been 
a great team effort overall," Ledyard said. 

Some students are excited about getting a brand new school for their 
second semester. 

“The three floors seem exciting; I’m also really looking forward to the 
massive pool they have been building," Jacob Graziani (11) said. 


In contrast to the students excited about the move, some think mov¬ 
ing their books to the new school midyear will be time-consuming and 
inconvenient. 

“It’s annoying that I will have to learn a new locker combination and 
move all my stuff,” Melissa Spanier (11) said. 

It also poses some trouble for teachers having to move their personal 
belongings, files and textbooks. 

“I’m moving all of my stuff out. I am just hoping that my room will be big 
enough to hold all of it," Mr. Tom Clark, Social Studies, said. 

Despite the inconvienence, Ledyard feels there will be a lot of positive 
feedback from the students when they see the new building. 

“I believe that most students wiH be stunned by the new layout. From 
the reactions that we have already gotten from some community mem¬ 
bers, I think what the students will like the most will be the wide-open 
hallways and the new pool," Ledyard said. 

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LOOKING AHEAD 


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new building 


1. The total construction of the “Wedge," the main entrance to 
the new school, is underway. The construction over phase one 
is expected to be completed by Thanksgiving weekend. Photo 
by: Bridget Protsman 2. A hallway nicknamed Main Street lays 
between the cafeteria and where the old track once stood. Main 
Street will connect the cafeteria and Freshman Center to the new 
school. Photo by: Jamie Zega. 3. Trucks come and take materi¬ 
als to and from the construction zone. The construction markers 
kept the possibly hazardous materials away from students and 
faculty. Photo by: Bridget Protsman. 4. A Community/Multipur¬ 
pose Room has been contructed in the new building. This room 
will offer space for community members to utilize and rent for 
various events. Photo by: Bridget Protsman 5. Mr. Bill Ledyard, 
Director of Facilities, walks through the hallways of the new 
academic wing. “From the reactions we have already recieved, I 
think that we will recieve some really positive feedback," Ledyard 
said. Photo by: Jamie Zega 6. Construction begins over the new 
art and music wing. The building is a part of phase two, which 
will be worked on more after first semester, when Phase One will 
be completed. Photo by: Jamie Zega. 


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I am really excited for the better hall¬ 
ways and the new, updated classes. 
I think the first few weeks will be 
difficult, but after a few weeks, we 
should all be adjusted to every¬ 
thing,” Kayla Radtke (10) said. 


^1 heard the new part of the school is 
l "going to be separated by classes, 
l like Science classes the first level, 

I Math the second and English the 
third. I think that sounds really cool," 
Chase Owczarzak (11) said. 

tfimk that students will like the 

hallways, which will give them 
more elbow room. It will also allow 
them to condense classes and give 
them less distance to travel," Mr 
Robin Tobias. Principal, said. 


1. The boiler room 
of the new school. 

2. Air conditioning 
pipes. 3. Class¬ 
rooms and hallways 
wait for ceiling 
panels to be deliv¬ 
ered and installed. 
Photos by: Jamie 
Zega and Bridget 
Protsman 
































Sophomore Colin Studer (10) steps 

The first game of the football season was more than the loss of a 
^SMgarne, but a loss of a crucial player. 

"1 Just a few minutes were left in the game against Munster on Aug. 

123 . In just seconds, quarterback Alec Olund (1 2) went from running 
■the ball to falling in pain. A Munster player speared his helmet into 
HOIlind's left hand, breaking both his hand and index knuckle. 

I i didn’t fumble [the ball], though,” Olund said. 

I With tears in his eyes, Olund watched as Colin Studer (10) was 
Icalled up to finish the game and begin his run as a sophomore starter. 
(The tears not only came from the pain, but also the unknown. 

“When it first happened, I was going through an extreme amount of 
pain. I didn't know how bad the injury was going to be. I didn’t know 
what was going to happen with baseball and if I was going to need 
surgery or not right away,’" Olund said. 

From the end of the Munster game, Studer stepped up to the start¬ 
ing quarterback position. 

“We obviously were disappointed that Alec went down, but when we 
started, Alec was really 1 A, and Colin was 1B. So we knew that we 


up to sub in for Alec Olund (1 2) 

weren’t really losing that much with bringing Colin in the game. Actu¬ 
ally in the first game, before Alec got hurt, Colin really played a big 
portion of the game," Coach Brett St. Germain said. 

Studer’s nerves and doubts were soothed by his teammates' encour¬ 
agement. 

“All the varsity guys, and even the JV guys, they all give you support 
no matter what you do. In my case, it really got me pumped up and 
less nervous," Studer said. 

Statistically, Studer kept up with other quarterbacks of the past, 
which remained consistent with Olund's expectations of the sopho¬ 
more starter. 

“Colin got moved up [to varsity] as a freshman last year, so he’s really 
familiar with what we’ve been doing the past year and a half, and when 
I went down, I didn’t have any worries about when he would come in 
because he knows the offense. He knows what to do. He’s athletic 
enough to do what our offense requires from the quarterback position. 
When I went down, I knew we would be in good hands,” Olund said. 
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In band, we were just starting to 
learn our show. We were learning 
the first few drill sets and color 
guard was learning their steps, 
too," Celine McCormick (11) said. 



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I had a foreign exchange 
student come live with us. 

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if joined color guard so that was 
"different because I used to play 
softball. It is a lot more work and 
time than softball ever was, but I 
like it," Isabella Gomez (9) said. 



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1. Brian Rice (12) embraces with former 
teammate David Yancey ('13). Last year, 
Yancey signed to play football for the 
Purdue Boilermakers. 2. Jake Turngren (12) 
attempts to plow past two Munster players 
Munster's defensive line was Lake Central’s 
biggest enemy that night, only allowing the 
Indians to score nine points. 3. Athletic 
trainers Chris Hall and Lydia Morgan try to 
calm down Alec Olund (12) after he was hit 
by a Munster player. Olund’s hit resulted in 
a broken hand and an absence for most of 
the season. 4. Antwan Davis (11) tries to 
escape a Munster player’s grip while run¬ 
ning. The Indians ended up losing that night 
27-9. Photos by: Hannah Reed 


SWITCH I NG UPTHE 



TEMPORARY TURNOVER 

Over the summer, the principals and 
guidance counselors switched from the 
middle of the building to the far south 
end, distant from their original places. 

“It hasn't really had an impact. We’re 
in a different location, but we're still 
working with the same people and doing 
the same things," Mr. Marty Freeman, 
Assistant Principal, said. 

The guidance department downsized 
to two groups in T101 and T102. 
Despite the tight quarters, the coun¬ 
selors have been able to work efficiently. 

“It’s actually fun working with other 
guidance counselors and secretaries. 
Being close to everybody is the best 
thing," Mrs. Robin May, Guidance Coun¬ 
selor, said. 



The main, guidance and attendance offices 
are all in what was once the Freshmen Center. 
The main and attendance offices were moved 
to the former Freshmen Center office, while 
the guidance offices were moved to the T101 
and T102 temporary classrooms. 

Photos by: Jamie Zega 


THE SHELVES GO TO STORAGE HOW DID YOUR SCHOOL YEAR BEGIN? 

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351 students polled 


fWe made posters in Biology 
®about ‘What is life?’ It was 
kind of weird that it was like 
the second day of school," 

Victoria Ross (9) said. 




^August 15th was the third day of 
™school, and it was my birthday. It 
was a bad day because it was a 
blue day, and I have all my hard 
classes," Caitlin Fortner (11) said. 


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^ [In football], we beat Crown 
"Point, and that was awesome. 
I transferred, [LC] isn’t too 
different from my old school," 

Devon Wright (12) said. 


August 14 < > August 15 


> August 30 


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The novelty of naviance 


Noah Sar key (1 2) 

1 feel like now that we’re 
seniors, [Naviance] is 
worthless. If we had it 
prior, it would've been 
useful, but there’s really no 
use now. “ 


Naviance 


Naviance is a huge help in 
preparing me for my future. 
It provides a ton of useful 
information in one place.” 

Eve Mendoza (12) 



1. Lauren Myers (12) starts the engine of her vehicle. 
The availibity of parking spots was scarce due to con¬ 
struction. 2. Thomas Quinn (12) listens to music as he 
opens his car door. Quinn was one of the 389 students 
that entered the parking lottery. 3. Michael Skvarek 
(12) gets into his car. Out of 811 seniors, 341 received 
passes. 4. Students travel to their designated buses. 
Once construction is finished, more bus-riding students 
will be able to get parking passes. Photos by: Bridget 

Protsman 


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Off to the races 



“It feels awesome [to be the 
third best runner]. I can’t 
believe it because I never really 
started running until high 
school. I didn't really see 
it coming. I started on JV 
and worked my way up. 

Then all of a sudden [Coach 
Ann] Downey [Math] said I was 
going to run Varsity. It came 
as a surprise. I had awesome 
teammates who pushed me 
to become better. I don't like 
[running] that much, but when 
I have people around me that 
support me through it, it’s re¬ 
ally fun and I enjoy it," Sydney 
Vandersteeg (9) said. 



students save cash and gas 
Joshua Engels (12) 

“I carpool because I have friends. I 
already have to drive my brother to 
school. Joey[Sawicki (12)] happens 
to live close to the school and it's 
on my way, so it works out. Plus, 
whenever I need help with a ride to 
school, like when I broke my collar 
bone and wasn't allowed to drive 
myself, Joey could help me out." 


Joseph Sawicki (12) 

“I carpool because I don’t always 
have a vehicle to use because my 
sister and I share it. This way, it's 
easier to get to and from school. I 
don’t have to wake up early to take 
the bus. It also works out because 
Josh [Engels (12)] broke his collar 
bone and needed me to drive him 
too, so it works both ways.“ 


Carpool to conserve: 


/in August, on the 2nd, 
"3rd and 4th, I went to 
Lollapalooza with some 
chums and had a neat 
time," Jacob Wahlen (12) 


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/I got to enjoy the sum- 
™mer, my friends, and 
my birthday all in one 
month," Michael Goin 
(12) said. 



/i went to the Taylor Swift 
^concert and it was fun 
because it was the first 
concert I went to," Lind¬ 
sey Gercken (10) said. 


August 2 < > August 9 


> August 10 






















Students face limits regarding parking passes 


In anticipation for the upcoming school year, students fret over schedules, 
looker locations, and especially the coveted “LC" plastic parking passes that 
■hold much value to junior and senior students. 

Because of construction, parking spaces were limited and fewer students 
vere originally issued passes. 

“[Parking at LC] is so convenient. If I didn’t have a parking pass, I would 
complain a lot," Alyssa Graziani (12) said. 

The lottery was open to all seniors with a valid license and vehicle, but many 
valked away empty-handed. Out of 811 seniors, 389 entered and only 341 got 
Ipasses. Some students decided against driving to school. 

“I don't mind [not driving to school]. [The bus] is a free drive. I don’t have to 
worry about anything else," Victoria Lydick (12) said. 

Others shared the wealth and split the ride. 

“I like carpooling because it helps save me gas money," Jessica Coniglio (12) 
said. 


For those with rides, the parking lot is a major convenience that gives stu¬ 
dents the opportunities to stay after for extracurricular activities, leave without 
the hassle of waiting for buses or go directly to work from school. 

“I really think all seniors that are involved in school activities deserve parking 
passes,” Graziam said. 

Luckily for the students who did not get passes, some spots opened up after 
the first few weeks of school. 

“We’ll be able to get a little bit more [available parking passes] once con¬ 
struction is done and [marching band] season is over," Principal Martin Free¬ 
man said. 

Although some seniors did not receive first pick, more parking passes were 
issued during the third and fourth weeks of school, relieving the students of 
their summertime sadness. 

Page by: Bridget Protsman, Matthew Carlton and Heather Stedt 


BACK IT UP, WE GOT IT 

Alyssa Staszewski (10) 


NAVIANCE by the numbers 



“[At Zig-e's] you have to walk 
a long way in the rain, snow 
and heat, which is a big 
pain." 


Mark Alieva (12) 


“I got a parking pass for the 
school so I do not have to 
worry about freezing during 
the winter." 



cent of students 
indifferent 


Poll out of: 333 students 


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Stormy nights turn into Saturday night lights 


Picking up speed and spreading fast, a powerful summer storm 
Hilled m just in time to delay the first home game of the varsity boys 
pootball season. 

The game against East Chicago was originally scheduled for Friday, 
jAug. 30, but it was postponed to Saturday, making for an unusual oc¬ 
casion: Saturday Night Lights. 

“The team was really pumped for the game; we were ready to play. 
It was a nonconference home game, and I think we transitioned really 
•veil, playing on Saturday, because we all were amped up to play. We 
were just ready," Colin Studer (10) said. 

Studer, being the new starting quarterback, was nervous for his first 
home game. The rainy weather brought challenges to his position on 
the team. 

“It was my first home game so I was definitely nervous, but the team 


really had my back. Our field is always muddy, so the mud and the rain 
didn’t really affect the gameplan that much, but you do face some 
challenges when you’re throwing and trying to catch the ball,” Studer 
said. 

The severe weather conditions not only affected the players, but 
also the fans. Administrators brought the fans out of the storm and 
into the school in order to keep everybody safe. 

“It was weird waiting inside LC. The storm was pretty nasty, but I 
was glad I was waiting inside instead of trying to drive through that 
mess,” Eve Mendoza (12) said. 

Although the series of events was altered by the weather, it did not 
stop the team from winning that Saturday game under the lights 24-0. 
Page By: Hannah Sonner, Alayna Wallace and Jillian DeGroot 


C l (fad a great experi¬ 
ence this August going 
to Greece with my best 
friends,” Tristan Garden- 
hire (12) said. 


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C figured out which 
lasses I preferred and 
how heavy my school 
work load will be," Ryan 
Bertossi (11). 


August 10 < > August 13 


> August 15 



Arty birthday was Aug. 

™1 5, and I had a shaving 
cream and water fight 
with my friends," Re¬ 
becca DeVries (12). 


























1. Senior fans seek shelter from the storm by relocating to the end of V Hall. The game was 
rescheduled to Saturday, Aug. 31. Photo by: Jamie Zega 2. Colin Studer (10), second- 
string quarterback breaks away with the ball in his possession. The Indians won 24-0. 

3. Colin Studer (10) goes to the sidelines for a timeout. Studer had five blocked passes 
throughout the game. 4. Colin Studer (10) throws to a teammate. The Indians shut out 
the Cardinals. 5. Brian Rice (12) and Trevor Miller (12) tackle East Chicago's running back. 
The defense fought to prevent them from taking more than 20 yards at a time. Photos by: 
Jeannine Toth 


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|l saw two concerts in Au¬ 
gust. The first one was the 
Aristocrats and the other was 
Umphrey’s Mcgee" Theofams 
Rauch (12) said. 


/In August, I finished my 
^online summer school 
classes. It felt good to be p 
able to relax again," Kelly ( 
Massei (12) said 


£\ was so excited when I 
■got accepted into III in 
August," Eve Mendoza 
(12) said. 


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f s very different from 
where I come from, I 
like the activities m 
school because it is 
connected with the 
school when, in Den¬ 
mark. it was not. I’m 
trying out for the gym¬ 
nastics team." Katrine 
Wetland (12) said 

// 

KAy host family [The 
schroeders] are my 
second family. I’m 
going on vacation with 
them after marching 
band is over,’ Anna 
Baldauf (11) said. 


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Anatomy 
oh, rats: 


class: 


Most students 
cannot say that they 
have dissected a 
pregnant rat, but for 
Anatomy students, it’s 
just part of the cur¬ 
riculum. 

“I didn’t think cutting 
the rat open was gross. 
I thought the gross part 
was bringing up my 
tray and getting a giant 
dead rat placed on it," 
Nicholas Kiepura (11) 
said. 


Photo by: Bridget Protsman 


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portions of food 
are bigger, which I like. 
The people here are 
much more friendly 
than in Germany. ’ Timo 
Janssens (11) said. 


^ly^rvorite thing 
about America is the 
lunch; it's different 
here. It's nice to 
have lunch with your 
friends," Cl 
bato (12) said. 


August 20 < > August 21 


> August 23 


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TRANSITIONS 
THROUGH TIME 



1. Emily Birlson (11), Tyler Hires (11) and Samantha Copeland (11) 
make guacamole. Mrs. Rosemary Kennedy’s Spanish classes have 
made Spanish food during the Matrix hour. Photo by: Sara Lisac 2. 
Tyler Ross (12) attatches metal to pieces of glass. The 3D Art Class 
pieced glass together to make design. Photo by: Cathryn Cearing 3. 
Alexandria Rico (11) starts her portrait tile. During the Matrix hour of 
her Ceramics I course, students made tiles to go into the new building. 

Photo by: Stephanie Torres 4. Isabella Giovane (11) works on her 
stained glass. Mr. Paul Volk, Art, decided to use the Matrix to continue 
projects. Photo by: Cathryn Cearing 5. Nikola Tepsic (11) takes an AP 
Biology practice test. Dr. Dustin Verpooten, Science, used the period 
to prepare his class for the test in May. Photo by: Cathryn Cearing 




MAKING USE OF THE MATRIX 




Mr. Rich Lawson, English 


“I use a portion of the Matrix 
periods to show videos that 
relate to the books we study 
in class." 


THE 8TH HOUR 


“During Matrix hour, we’re 
building virtual bridges. It’s a 
competition and we hand out 
candy as prizes.’’ 


Mr. Garrett Gray, Vocational 


DO YOU LIKE THE MATRIX? 



Poll out of: 300 students 


t\ surprisingly like [the 
"Matrix] because we have 
more time to catch up on 
work," Jovana Dodevska 
(10) said. 



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teachers off," Quinton 
Oster (1 2) said. 


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“to the wrong class,” Ga- 

brielle Aloia (11) said. 



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August 13 < > August 13 


> August 13 
































students adjust to the new schedule, utilize extra time in class 


dy definition, the word “matrix” means a central element around which 
other elements form. For students and staff members, the Matrix hour 
| has become a major influence on their schedules. 

“[Study hall] is not always the most productive time for teachers and 
Students. Teachers would rather be teaching with students, and stu¬ 
dents could better serve themselves by not having to take as many study 
I halls if we have the proper courses for them to consider. Analyzing that, 

I it was determined that a full eight-period day was not a very efficient 
schedule, and we looked to having a seven period day. That seems 
Ho give the proper balance of having students take the right amount 
of courses-the core courses as well as electives,” Mr. Robin Tobias, 
Principal, said. 

The schedule itself has been a long time coming. In 1998, the adminis¬ 
tration switched from a traditional schedule, with eight classes a day, to 
block scheduling, which included eight periods split into two four-period 
days. With factors like state funding and teacher work days coming into 
play, the decision to omit eighth period was made. 

“It was easy to say that Blue days could be [periods] one, two, three 
and four, but our White days, eliminating eighth period, meant we had an 


extra period that we would need to account for. We can’t just dismiss 
school early on those days because we still have to meet standard re¬ 
quirements of a traditional day, but the thought was that, if we looked at 
our seven periods and recycled that back into the last hour of the day as 
a Matrix period, it would allow teachers and students to see each other 
at least 12 more times in a year," Mr. Tobias said. 

The Matrix schedule is a play off of the previous schedule. Blue days 
remain the same as previous years with first, second, third and fourth 
periods. On White days, after fifth, sixth and seventh period is the Matrix 
period. The Matrix hour follows the order of the classes from periods one 
through seven. 

“When we’re looking at our standardized tests, AP tests and other 
finals, [the Matrix] gave teachers and students a better opportunity to 
prepare for those that they normally wouldn’t. On the other end of the 
spectrum, it has allowed teachers to get creative with some topics and 
lesson plans that they normally wouldn’t have time for in the curriculum,” 
Mr. Tobias said. 

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^because you don’t have 
to go to tutoring for 
classes," Rachel Frieling 
(9) said. 


August 13 < > August 13 


c 


[ffie Matrix] takes away 
c rom classes I want to 
take," Matthew Palm 
(11) said. 


> August 13 


fit 

gi 




Matrix] makes the 
®day interesting because 
it’s not the same thing 
over again all day," Ame¬ 
lia Hiestand (12) said. 















SEPTEMBER 


A 






1. Thomas Ruzga (12) reaches up to hit the ball. Ruzga, co¬ 
captain of the team, fought for victory but ended up losing both 
varsity singles games to Chesterton. 2. Michael Hemmerling (10) 
serves the ball to his opponent on Sept. 10. Hemmerling played 
JV 2 singles. 3. Nicholas Brandner (11) chases after a tennis ball 
during his match against Chesterton. Brandner and his doubles 
partner, Brett Balicki (10), played JV singles. 4. James Lafakis 
(11) serves the ball during his match against Chesterton. Lafakis 
played 3 singles and served as co-captain of the team. 5. Eric 
Shrader (12) tosses a ball into the air before serving it to Ches¬ 
terton. Shrader and his doubles partner, Keith Crawford (9), won 
their match, which decided who would win the entire meet. 
Photos by: Jillian Wilschke 



UNCOVERING THE CRIME 



Michael Heuberger (12) dusts his desk in 
carbon powder in order to reveal fingerprints 
underneath. The students in forensics class 
were allowed to find their own fingerprints 
on any hard, non-porous surface. Photo By: 
Samantha Gross 


Students have many science classes to 
choose from throughout high school. This 
large variety of choices include electives 
like Forensic Science. 

In Forensics, students do labs and get 
to experience everything hands-on. 

“We get to do a lot of cool labs. We 
get to play with blood and DNA and 
fingerprints," Mrs. Rachael Thomas, 
Science, said. 

After completing and passing 
Chemistry, students are allowed to take 
Forensics. 

“With all the shows and the news it 
makes [forensics] more real life to them. 
It’s a lot of fun,” Mrs. Thomas said. 


PICTURE PERFECT PREPARATION 


Aspyn Novak (11) 


“It probably took me about 45 min¬ 
utes and all I did was just straighten 
my hair and did my makeup." 



PICTURE DAY <* 


“I got up at six and I did my hair, I 
makeup, then got dressed in I 
about ten minutes. I wore a blazer ^ 
I just bought for picture day," 

Jaqueline Parish (10) 


^tl went to] the Kid Cudi 
^concert. I went because 
Kid Cudi is one of my 
favorite rappers," 

Marissa Clark (11) said. 




C he Counterpoint group 
ang for the 9/11 
memorial. There was 
a big turnout. It was t~ 

emotional," j 

Lauren Myers (1 2) said. , 



K“\ went to Riot Fest. It 
®was super rainy but it 
was really fun,” Elizabeth 
Andree (12) said. 


September 10 < 


> September 11 


> September 14 































THE MATCH 
ER TWO DAYS 

Boys tennis tests strengths at double-day match 


Trorr^ept" TO Sept. 11, boys’ varsity tennis 
olayed a match against Chesterton High School 
|that was different from the usual circumstances. 

On Sept. 10, the match started around 4 p.m. 
and lasted until sunset. The coaches deemed the 
ne unplayable once it got too dark and stated it 
vould be better to resume it the following day. 

I wanted the meet to end [the first night] 
because I had the momentum," Luke Oboy (12) 
said. 

Typically, varsity plays two sets each match, each 
set containing six individual games. Sometimes, if 
the sets have tied up, they play another. 

Oboy had to play the remainder of his varsity 
singles match on Sept. 11, along with Eric Shrader 
(1 2) and Keith Crawford (9), who had to resume 
their doubles match. 

“I thought we could have finished [the match] 
that day. I wish it would have ended because then I 
wouldn’t have had to think about it," Crawford said. 

The match overlapping between the span of two 


N-TEEMS WORK TO FREEZE TIME 



Kassie Woodworth (11) observes the 
decorations she made for the Winter 
Formal dance. Woodworth and Hannah 
Bryner (10) meet with their committee 
often to plan Winter Formal. Photo By 
Jillian Wilschke 


£\ went extreme mountain 
^biking. The trail was 
four miles long of rough 
terrian and steep slopes. 
It was intense," Nathan 
Zajac (11) said. 


While students stressed about finding Winter Formal 
dates, Kassie Woodworth (11) and Hannah Bryner (10) 
stressed about planning the entire dance. 

“I thought of it as planning a wedding," Woodworth 
said. 

Not only were Woodworth and Bryner in charge of all 
of the preparations for the event, but they also had the 
honor of picking the theme of the dance. 

“The theme is ‘Frozen in Time.’ We’re going to have 
big ice things with a clock in it," Woodworth said. 

Woodworth had a team of N-teens club members to 
help her, since N-teens is in charge of the dance. 

“[I am] going to have people come over and do an 
assembly line to assemble everything," Woodworth said, 
“It’s really stressful because everyone has their own 
ideas, [but] it was not that hard." 



i 


days increased the pressure on the boys. 

“We were up in the third set and we were just 
about to finish and then it got too dark for us to 
play, so we had to play the next day. There was a 
lot [of pressure]. We had to win for our whole team 
to win," Shrader said. 

In order for advancement, Oboy had to win his 
singles match. 

“It felt pretty good [to win] after all the hard work. 
It took a lot of energy,” Oboy said. 

After that, the outcome of the game depended on 
Shrader and Crawford’s game, and the two did not 
disappoint their team. They won their match with 
a score of 3-2, which concluded the entire match 
with a win for the boys. 

“It was a true test of endurance and willpower. 
Seizing that conference win propeled us with 
success for the remainder of the season,” James 
Lafakis (11) said. 

Page by: Jillian Wilschke, Hannah Reed and 
Veronica Davis. 


LOOKING FORWARD 
TO WINTER FORMAL 



Poll out of: 300 students 


/*‘l went to the shooting 
"range with my dad,” 

Alyssa Alfano (11) said. 


Ai 


C went to Homecoming, 
nd had a great time. [The 
atmosphere] was pretty 
wild; pretty crazy, Michael 
Siedentopf (12) said. 













I 


I 



£\ got accepted into IU 
^Bloomington," Sarah 
Pedersen (1 2) said. 



£\ got a game winning 
"interception against Por¬ 
tage," Mitchell Oskam 
(12) said. 



DON’T 

college applications 

Mrs. Sandy Wright, Guidance, 
gives advice on how to get ahead 
in college planning 

DO Focus on taking classes that prep you for 
college. 


DON’T Wait until your senior year to get 
prepared-start with your freshman year. 

DO Get involved in activities around the 
school. 

DON’T Forget to talk to your guidance 
counselors about your future. 


FIRST BUMP OUT FOR CANCER 



Freshman, JV, and Varsity teams wore their 
purple shirts for warm-up and after the 
game. Lavender represents awareness for 
all types of cancer. Photo submitted by: 
David Gross 


This year the girl's volleyball team held 
the first annual Bump Out Cancer event. 
The goal of this was to raise money for 
all cancer research. They held the event 
during Oct. 1 against Portage High 
School. 

This event rose a little over $6,000 for 
cancer research. Organizations were 
there to explain more about each cancer 
and how the procedures and medicines 
are used. The N.I.C.K organization 
(Northwest Indiana Cancer Kids), 

Cancer Resource Center, and Leukemia 
Lymphoma Society were all present at the 
volleyball match. 

Each survivor that showed up was given 
a lavender fish to wear to symbolize their 
survival of the fight against cancer. 

There were five adults and four children 
that survived cancer and attended the 
game. These survivors were recognized 
between J.V and Varsity matches. “Helping 
cancer patients was an indescribable 
feeling", said Julia Zlotkowski (10). 



1. Kesha Kandoi (12) talks to Alyssa Hulett (12) at the sign-in 
table. Many NHS members volunteered to help sign people in 
for NHS hours. 2. Victoria Gonzalez (12) prepares for the final 
step of the blood donation. The American Red Cross came to 
the school to assist this annual blood drive. 3. Reilly Cosgrove 
(12) begins the process of the blood donation. The assistant 
began to clean around the area with iodine before he inserted 
the needle. Photos by: Jessica Enriquez 



^fSRY 

^ W OVER 















September 13 < > September 28 


> September 28 


£ celebrated my three 
■year anniversary with my 
girlfriend," Patrick Delis 
(12) said. 




£is/e won the Toledo 
^championship for band," I 

Ana Boulas (11) said. | 




£ got a new car," Trevor 

■Mil! 


^^1 


Mler (12) said. 


BLOOD DRIVE BLUNDER 



“I’ve tried to donate 
blood two times, and 
both times it didn’t work. Last 
time they said it was because 
I was dehydrated. This time 
they didn’t say anything about 
dehydration. They just let 
. me fill up the whole bag 
and they weren’t going 
to tell me it didn’t work 
until I asked. Then they were 
just like, ‘we can’t use it' and 
they didn't really tell me why. 
Alyssa Graziam (12) said. 


WHERE DO YOU PLAN ON 
GOING TO COLLEGE? 

68 % 3 % 29 % 

INSTATE OTHER OUT OF 

STATE 

Poll out of: 152 seniors 


ING LIVES: 




tudents miss class to donate blood 



students filed into the gymna- 
iium with both fear and excitement. The Amer¬ 
ican Red Cross was hosting their semiannual 
ilood drive and this National Honor Society 
iponsored event had a large turnout. 

“We signed up over 130 [people] to 
lonate," NHS sponsor Mrs. Rhonda York, 
English, said. 

After students register to participate, the 
actual donation process is not as tedious as 
many may think. 

“[The donation process] took a little over 
a half an hour, so it wasn’t that bad," Jacob 
Kleimola (10) said. 

Sometimes, however, the donation process 
does not always go according to plan. Nathan 
Zajac (11) found this out when he passed out 
while giving blood. 

“I was just sitting there watching [the blood] 
fill up in the bag, and all of a sudden I started 
feeling woozy," Zajac said. 


Zajac had to put his knees up to his chest to 
keep from being sick. 

“I had to wait 30 minutes [before I could 
go back to class] because I still felt kind of 
lightheaded," Zajac said. 

There are different types of donations to give 
when donating blood. One of these types 
is plasmapheresis, which is the removal of 
plasma from the blood stream. The blood is 
then transferred back into the donor’s body. 

“They just kind of convinced me to do it. 

They said, ‘You have this blood type and that’s 
the type we need.’ I was down there for two 
hours, but the process only took, like, 45 min¬ 
utes. I did it because I wanted to help more 
people," Anthony Pupillo (12) said. 

Page by: Anne Riddering, Emily Rey and 
Courtney Kreykes 


27 















FIERCEST FEMALE 
W ON THE HELD 


Not only does Jillian Doan 
(11) dominate the soccer field, 
she is now taking over the foot¬ 
ball field as well. Doan has been 
playing soccer since she was just 
three years old. Since then, she has 
continued with her sport. Her constant 
training and practice has led to her 
success on Lake Central’s soccer team. 
Little did she know, the powerful soccer 
player she was would transform her into the 
first female football player on the team. 

“I thought it was pretty cool. The way you 
kick the ball is so much different. H was kind of 
awkward at first, but then I got the hang of it. It 
didr^t really affect soccer that much in the begin- 
f ningr Doan said. 

Doan never would have guessed that the varsity 
>fdotball coach would ask her to kick for his team. 

S' “Coach Saint told me to come try out, but mostly 
Tony Halterman and Mr. [Tom] Halterman, [Physical 
^Education], they were encouraging me to do it because 
_/hey know I have a pretty strong kick from soccer obvi¬ 
ously, so they like were the two main people. Gelen 
[Robinson (12)] and Johnny [Gbur (12)] were the kids that 
helped me out the most,” Doan said.^ 

Joining the football team was never a goal for Doan. 

“I never in a million years thought I would do football, but I 
tried out as a joke and I was actually good, and now I’m on the 






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team," Doan said. k 

As a varsity soccer player, Doan’s schedule was already filled 
with games and practices. On top of soccer, she was handed 
a position as kicker; now she had to balance football with 
school and soccer. 

“It didn’t [conflict] at first, but [for soccer] in Sectionals, 
our games are on Thursdays and Saturdays, and I have 
to be at practice, and the Friday night games and my 
practices conflict. I go to practices, then right after, go 
to games," Doan said. 

Some people would think that a soccer player 
would excel greatly as a kicker on the football team, 
and Doan proved this statement true. 

“The strength and I think with the pressure of 
being on the soccer team, like obviously you have 
a lot of pressure with being the starting player, 
and like one of the leaders on the team, so I 
feel like soccer has helped me deal with tlje 
pressure," Doan said. 

Most sports players would want to focus 
all of their attention on their one dominant 
sport, but Doan does not fit into this 
category. 

“I love football. It’s so different...I get 
a lot of credit from doing it and a lot 
of props, so it’s a good experience,” 

Doan said. 

Page by: Cassidy Coyle 






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Jillian Doan (11) runs for a field goal kick during the second half of a 
varsity football game Sept. 27. Lake Central ended the game with a 
24-10 win over Michigan City. Photo by: Hannah 







' * 





> September 2 


> September 6 


— 


RY 

OVER 


student body swings into spirit week 

The halls of Lake Central were decorated top to bottom on Sept. 22 
in an effort to get the student body ready for the Homecoming game on 
Friday, Sept. 27. 

“My favorite part of spirit week is picking the theme and coming up with 
the decorations," Ms. Myra Lolkema, Student Council sponsor, said. 

Behind closed doors, prepping for the week and finding people to get 
the job done quickly and efficiently is not always easy; that is why the 
school relies on Student Council and the class cabinets. 

“I love [Sophomore] Class Cabinet, and being part of the school com¬ 
munity and representing my grade,” Sean Meyer (10) said. 

Student Council spent the Sunday before spirit week transforming the 
school halls into a safari. Student Council worked on decorating and 
deciding the themes for the week. 

“Each class had their own hall, most of the decorations were handmade, 
but some were bought to help enhance the look,” Ms. Lolkema said. 

The spirit themes chosen for the week included Monday as mismatched 
day, Tuesday as college day, Wednesday as twin day, Thursday as tie 
dye and Friday as blue and white day. Lake Central Publications held an 
Instagram contest for all of this week where people could tag their photos 
for each day to @lakecentralnews and hope that their picture would win. 

“It felt really good to win [for Missmatched Day], I was actually really 


scared that I wasn't going to win, I was a little discouraged that I'm not 
nearly as cool as the other people, I don’t have a lot of followers or any¬ 
thing, and personally I thought that the more people that saw my clothes 
the more they would get excited for spirit week,” Juliet Johnson (11) said. 

The Student Council was not the only group celebrating school spirit. 
The senior girls dressed extravagantly at the Homecoming game to cel¬ 
ebrate their final year of high school. 

“[This year] was a lot better than every other year. All of the senior girls 
got to wear their senior girls shirts. It was more fun because we got to 
wear pink,” Amelia Hiestand (12) said. 

Even though some of the students were not seniors, they still showed 
their school spirit by making creative, customized shirts. 

“It took four hours to make our shirts. We cut fringes on the bottom, 
put beads on, cut a heart out of the back and glued the lace on. We used 
rhinestones and iron-on letters to write on the shirt,” Amanda Roberts (11) 
said. 

Spirit week ended with the Indians winning against Michigan City 24-10. 

“Spirit week went well, I saw a lot of kids dressed up and a lot voted for 
[Homecoming] king and queen,” Ms. Lolkema said. 

Page By: Megan Heifers, Breanna Dobos, and Kristina Plaskett 


£l went cosmic bowling at 
Brunswick Bowling on 
Labor Day weekend; you 
bowl and there are strobe 
lights, lazers and a fog 
machine," Jordan Bibbs 
(9) said. 


'm a cheerleader and I 
cheered at the games. I 
was nervous at first, but 
now I like it; it’s fun," Kayla 
Camarillo (9) said. 













September 7 < 


> September 20 


> September 27 




'e had cross-country 
meets, [my favorite part] 
was just seeing everyone 
improve and push them¬ 
selves, and to grow as a | 
team," Emily Bustamante 
(11) said. 



I 

L 



t 


went hunting; we go to 
a farm about an hour and 
a half away and we stay 
for three to four days," 

Jacob Gibson (9) said. 


I 

L 



had the football 
games and those were 
fun. It was fun [with] how 
close we got as a team," 

Ryan Bereda (10) said. 




1. In A-Hall, Sean Meyer (10) concentrates on 
making a safari-themed poster for this year’s 
spirit week. Student Council took charge 
of decorating the school. Photo by: Rachel 
Gross 2. Allison Onest (10) takes notes in 
Mrs. Kelsey Becich’s English class. Onest 
dressed in an Indiana University sweatshirt for 
college day. Photo by: Kennedy Phalen 3. Kai- 
tlyn Speckman (12) and Sarah Pedersen (12) 
stand side-by-side in the cafeteria dressed 
the same for twin day. The two planned to 
coordinate to participate in Spirit Week. Photo 
by: Heather Stedt 4. Andrea Abramowicz (11) 
and Nikkitia Banks (9) display their mismatched 
day attire. The two participated in the first day 
of Spirit Week. Photo by: Heather Stedt 



SENIORS’ LAST SPIRIT WEEK 


Michelle Gentz (12) 

“I hated it because the spirit 
days just weren’t fun. They 
were like every other day." 



Christine Foreman (12) 
“It wasn't very creative this 

year. Other schools had fun¬ 
ner ideas [this year] and no 
one dressed up." 



Alexander Tsiakopoulos (12) 


“I thought they were ok; they 
could’ve done better." 


Michael Goin (12) 


“It brought the school to¬ 
gether as a whole. I liked the 
themes, they were new and 
fun. Better than last year." 


HOW TO DRESS TO IMPRESS 


I Turchase a 
t-shirt, beads, 
lace and iron-on 
letters. 




ut the heart out. 
ut the bottom 
if the shirt, and 
tie on the beads. 




( 3d the lace 
— underneath the 
^fcheart, and iron on 
letters," Emma 
Hupp said. 



Shown is an example of an extravagantly deco¬ 
rated homecoming shirt. It took Emma Hupp 
(11), Amanda Roberts (11) and Marisa Mendoza 
(11) a total of three hours to finish their shirts. 


THEME THEORY 


Percent of students 
liked the spirit week 

themes 



Poll out of: 300 students 


31 
























SEPTEMBER 


September 16 < > Septermber 13 


^My dad got married. We 
"were late to the wedding 
cause the bus driver took 
the wrong way, but it 
was fun," Ethan Gomez 
(11) said. 


O 


_I I- 


C/a 




uamm 


a football game, I ate 
a goldfish. People were 
throwing them around for 
some reason," Andrew 

Tellas (11) said. 


HOMECOMING DANCE TURNOUT DISAPPOINTS MANY 


This year’s Homecoming dance was unlike 
previous ones in regard to attendance. This 
year, the dance had an unusually low number of 
attendees. 

“[The Homecoming dance] was fun in the 
beginning, but not a lot of people went. If more 
people went it would have been so much better," 
Amelia Hiestand (12) said. 

Football players and cheerleaders got into the 
dance for free, but students not involved in those 
activities had to pay $10. To some students, the 
money was not worth it. 

Photos by: Zachary Buntin 




Varsity football proves a victory at homecoming 


' a week full of school spirit, students 
dressed up in homemade T-shirts and 
other spirit gear to support their Indians 
i the Homecoming football game against 
Michigan City. The evening started at the 
tailgate with friends and family. At 7 p.m., 
[the team was ready to take the field, but 
before kick-off the whole stadium took 
i moment of silence for LaPorte football 
player Jake West, who died that week of 
cardiac arrest during practice. 

“We all knelt down on the field as a team 
and honored Jake West. It was such a 
nice thing to do and it made me realize that 
you have to live life to its fullest because 
you never know what can happen to you," 
Logan Lambert (11) said. 

Also in honor of Jake West, every mem¬ 
ber of the team wore an orange sticker 
with the number 26, West's jersey number, 
on their helmets. Once the game officially 
started, the student section cheered the 
team through the first quarter. They espe¬ 
cially showed their excitementand support 
towards the team’s new kicker, Jillian Doan 
(11). Doan was the first girl to ever dress 
and play for the varsity football team. 


“We were doing a lot of chants and defi¬ 
nitely cheering on Jill, especially when she 
first kicked the ball. That was awesome,” 
Nathan Zajac (11) said. 

With a tied score of 10-10 at halftime, 
the game became more intense in the 
second half. The Indians pulled through 
and defeated Michigan City with a score of 
24-10. Shortly after the game, the Home¬ 
coming dance took place in the gym. 

Some of the students who had bought 
tickets ended up going out with their 
friends afterward instead of attending the 
dance. There were also complaints about 
the cost of the ticket and rumors about the 
dance not being fun. 

“You'd think because it was our senior 
year more people would go to the dance, 
but I was disappointed when I showed up. 

I actually ended up leaving early. A lot of 
my friends didn’t go because they heard 
that nobody was going and I guess the 
rumor just spread," Juan Lopez (12) said. 

Whether students decided to go to the 
dance or go out with their friends, they did 
it in celebration of the team's victory. 

Page by: Sara Lisac and Megan Barenie 


32 


RY 

OVER 












September 14< >September 22 


> September 20 


( 


r spent my entire pay- 
check on a concert ticket 
for a concert that had 
already started that day,' ^ 

Juliet Johnson (11) said, 



I_ 


(f 




i counted ceiling tiles 
while sitting our entire 
hockey game—3,164 of 
them," Joseph VanVuren 
(9) said. 



|l broke my collar bone 
a football game and it 
was during the first play," 

Colin Studer (10) said. 


JUST DANCE 

| Michael Goin (1 2) 

Being a senior, I wanted to 
see all of my friends at my last 
Homecoming dance, and because | 
I’m on the football team, I got in 
for free. 


I didn't go to the Homecoming 
dance because none of my friends 
wanted to go. My friends ended 
up having a bonfire, and we just 
got pizza and hung out. 


HOMECOMING ROYALS 



Alyssa Alfano (11) * 


Thomas Quinn (12) and 
Bridget Protsman (12) 
pose as Homecoming king 
and queen. The two were 
shocked to be nominated by 
their classmates and teachers 
before the football game. 
Photo by: Hannah Reed 


After being nominated to Homecoming 
Court, Thomas Quinn (12) and Bridget 
Protsman (12) were both shocked to be 
crowned king and queen. 

“I was just really surprised. I was going 
up agaisnt Gelen [Robinson], Tyler Wide- 
man, and John Gbur, so I didn’t think I 
had a chance,” Quinn said. 

Both Quinn and Protsman were 
shocked to hear their name called. 

“I honestly didn't believe it. I didn’t 
expect to even be nominated so that 
made it 10 times better," Protsman said. 



1. Elijah Whitaker (12) tackles his 
opponent while he and his teammates 
defend the Indians against Michigan 
City. The Homecoming football game 
took place at the home field on Sept. 
27. 2. The student section, dressed 
in spirit wear, cheers on the Indians 
during the Homecoming football game. 
The Indians beat Michigan City with 
of score of 27-10. 3. Mia Gjeldum 
(12) sings the National Anthem at 
the Homecoming football game. The 
microphone malfunctioned during her 
performance, and the audience sang 
along for the remainder of the anthem. 
Photos by: Victoria Brazzale 


33 













EPTEMBE 


September 2 < 


> September 2 


jfgot hit by a car. I was in 
the hospital for about four 
hours. The doctors said 
that it was miraculous that 
I didn’t need stitches," 
Zachary Hansen (9) said. 



_I 


I_ 



broke my collar bone," 

Colin Studer (10) said. 


DON’T 


Battle of the new iPhones 



to making varsity golf 

Amanda Blais (1 2) discloses the secrets to 
making a varsity team 
DO practice all season long 

DON’T be late for practice 

DO participate in summer tournaments 

DON’T mess around while at practice 



Chelsey Schmock (10) 


IOS7 Mania 



isliked 


were 
indifferent and/ 
or didn’t own an 
apple product. 


Poll out of 350 students 


1. The Marching Band prepares to compete 
at Bands of America Regional Champion¬ 
ship at University of Toledo. Their show title 
was “A World of Her Creation" 2. Kylee 
Scheidt (10) practices with the rest of the 
marching band for the upcoming competi¬ 
tion at Toledo. 3. Nathan Little (9) plays 
his saxophone while posing. In the show, 
the main character is now transformed and 
the band follows her dark ways. 4. Jordan 
Martin (12) preforms with the Marching 
Band during their second home game 
preformance on Sept. 6, 2013. 
Photos provided by: Karen Sako, Gary 
Sako, and Madeline Conley 


Training for Toledo 


esse Veloz (11) 



All of our hard work led up to 
this, and it was worth every 
minute. 



Cassidy Michau (11) 


After working so hard and so 
long, it was nice to finally be 
rewarded. 


Dana DeLaurentis (10) 



















September 5< 


> September 12 


> September 29 


f 


got a car. It s a sil¬ 
ver Mitsubishi 2000 
Eclipse," Andjela 
Jovanovic (12) said. 



I_ 



|l got a kitten. He was 
probably only a couple 
weeks old when I found 

him," Jory Swider(12) 
said. 


I_ 



C t 

got my license. I got to 
drive my Mom home right 
after," Alec Glmski (10) 
said. 


Tribe of Pride marches 
to Regionals 


THETRIBE^^H 
I TAKES TOLEDO 


After montH?of hard work and preparation, the Lake Central marching band 
won first place the Band of America Regionals competition in Toledo, Ohio. 

The competition consisted of 21 other bands. The Regional final was out 
of ten groups, and shortly after competing, the Tribe of Pride was marching its 
way to the National competition. After their win at University of Toledo’s Glass 
Stadium, the band continued their journey to Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapo¬ 
lis. The band prepped for Nationals by reviewing their pieces and touching up 
any final issues. 

“We are cleaning up our show, we shift the focus on to our basic tech- 
ique. We also do a lot of run throughs," Emmanda McKenzie (10) said. 

The band is rehearsing the songs “Scary World”, “Imaginary World” and 
“Thoughtful World” daily. 

“‘Scary World’ is my favorite because it is so upbeat and there are many 
changes in the melody," Megan Gabe (10) said. 

Having a new piece with a creative twist, helps the band unite in harmony. 


The ballads are well-performed when the tempo is slower and the mood is 
more calm. 

“I was nervous, scared, and happy all at the same time while performing. 
Music moves you in an indescribable way. Each part was different. One was 
scary, one was nice. Moods change with the music," Amber Poortenga (10) 
said. 

The next step is figuring out what the Tribe of Pride needs to do to make 
it through the finals at Nationals. The band practices hard and long almost 
everyday to be the best. 

“[Nationals] will definitely be a lot tougher just because there will be a ton 
of competitors there. But I think if we just work off what we did at the last 
competition I think we’ll have a good chance to do well. Usually we don’t 
make the top bands, but I think we can this year," Griffin Taylor (10) said. 
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Spelling out success 



Meghan Adams (12)1 

I got a near-perfect, which is 
in eight out of nine. I got the 
est score on the team." 



I [Brandon Kozel (12) 

“There are about nine words 
you have to spell, and I think 
I got about five or six of them 
[correct].” 


M 


Rayyan Karim (10) 


I got a five out of nine. It 
asn’t that bad. [I thought] 
e did okay." 


Don Evora (12) 


[I got a] six out of ten. I 
thought it was pretty good. 
I think we all did pretty 
well." 


1. Megan Malatestmic (12) links arms with her parents as she 
crosses the gym floor. She was recognized for her four seasons with 
Lake Central Volleyball. 2. Kathenne Stephaman (12) smiles at her 
parents on senior night. She recieved red roses from her parents 
that night. 3. Megan Malatestimc (12) tears up as she talks with her 
mom. Malatestmic was emotional throughout the senior night. 
4. Volleyball players stand around a table, admiring all the memories 
of the seniors. The tables were arranged with pictures and decora¬ 
tions. 5. Katherine Stepaman (12) embraces Alexandria Davids (11). 

Davids wrote Stepaman a heartfelt speech. 

Photos submitted by: David Gross 




Setting the Stage: Tech Theater supports Fall Show 

Jacqueline Parish (10) 

“[The construction] was a group 
project, and we all got split up 
into different groups. Each group 
had to do a different assignment, 
and I had to build backdrops." 

Photos by: Alyssa Born 



Daniel Guzman (12) 

“I contributed by making the flats 
(the background). Me and my 
group did the whole boards and 
we built [the set] so the fall show 
can happen." 



Singers: Rookie vs Veteran 

Adam Gustas (9) 

[The concert] was fun. [The 
show] was kind of different 
because I had to dress up, and 
I had fur glued to my face be- 
k cause I was dressed as Animal 
i the muppets. 


[The Halloween concert] was 
a lot more organized [than 
the last one]. The songs were 
cuter and everyone was more 
into [the performance]. 

Autumn Scott (12) 


t thought [the PSAT] 
■was kind of easy, but 
there were some [parts] 
that were hard," Jacob 
Galvan (10) said. 



I 


I 



firne 'Pad Air] is irrel¬ 
evant. [Apple] is pretty 
much coming out with 
the same [product], 
only smaller," Lmdsey 
Gercken (10) said. 


2k 


October 16 < > October 22 


I 


> October 25 


went in my friend’s neigh- 
irhood and stole her 
neighbor’s pumpkins, and 
we carved them," Madison 
Carnagey (12) said. 








































ations, displays and tears were all part of volleyball senior 
night on Oct. 8th. The honoring of the two seniors took place in their 
ne gymnasium. 

“Senior night was very surreal because we put in so much time and 

ffort in four years, so it felt really good having all the girls celebrate 
vith us," Katherine Stepaman (12) said. 

The underclassmen put together tables filled with gifts that were 
dicated to the seniors. They received gifts such as blankets, candies, 
aictures. posters, pillows, flowers and balloons. Megan Malatestinic 
(12) received a hamster that was spray-painted pink. 

“It was nice to be honored. I have been looking forward to it for the 
past four years," Malatestinic said. 

The varsity team had a very successful season. For the first time in 
school history, the team won first place in the Duneland Athletic Con¬ 
ference. The seniors will leave the volleyball program with a sectional 
title, a regional title and a first place conference title. 

“All the summer conditioning [was] very stressful, but it all paid off in 


the end," Stepanian said. 

Heartfelt speeches were given to each senior by younger volleyball 
players and coaches. Although the emotional night was bittersweet, 
the seniors will leave the program with laughter and happy memories. 

“I’m excited, but I wish I was younger so that I still had more to look 
forward to,” Malatestinic said. 

As captains, the seniors led the volleyball program. They set positive 
examples and displayed good character for all the younger players in 
the program. 

“[The seniors] are excellent leaders, and they bring a lot of energy 
and a lot of experience to our team this season. Obviously, we rely on 
them on and off the court. I’m really excited to have the two of them 
leading the pack," Coach Tina Tinberg said. 

Ending senior night on a good note, the varsity volleyball team 
achieved a victory against the Merrillville Pirates. 

Page by: Rachel Gross. Maddie Hirschfield, and Amber Stedt 


t went to The Rocky Hor¬ 
ror Picture Show with 
my friends. We hung out 
with some of the actors 
after [the show]," Jessica 
Cialdella (12) said. 


Before Halloween] I got 
[morph suit] for Hallow¬ 
een. I was really excited 
to put it on. go to houses 
and go trick or treating.” 
Michael Clark (9) said. 


£My favorite part of 
“October is] Halloween. 

[I like it] because you get 
free candy," Noah Weils 
(9) said. 


Senior volleyball players say their goodbyes to a historic season 




October 26 < > October 29 


> October 31 


37 











OCTOBER 


A 




TO PRESENT OR TO NOT PRESENT: 
TIPS WITH DOUGLAS DEVRIES (9) 


I T picked the passage 
when Romeo gets 
banished from Verona. I 
chose it because it was 
simple." 




4 tei 

he 


prepared for my pre- 
mtation by practicing 
he passage over and 


^Jlfeel like my presenta¬ 
tion went really well. I 
^^.was happy to get it over 


vith." 



Douglas DeVries (9) acts out his passage from Romeo and Juliet 
with classmate, Jacob Denson (9). The freshmen English classes 
were required to act out part of the play at the end of the unit. 
Photo by: Allissa Aardema 



PLANNING FOR THE PSAT 


WHEN TWO BODIES UNITE: RED OUT 



percent of students 
decided to take the 
day off 


Poll out of 300 students 



LC Football 

The Lake Central Indians hud¬ 
dle before their game against the 
Merrillville Pirates. The team wore 
red socks in support of the Red 
Out. Photo by: Hannah Sonner 


Student Section 

Lake Central superfans, Michael 
Siedentopf (12), David Kelly (12) and 
Alexander Mantel (12) cheer for the 
Indians at the Red Out game. The 
student section dressed in red to show 
their support for the American Heart 
Association. Photo by: Meggan Glista. 


£\ broke my collarbone at 
B the end of August and 
I finally got to take my 
brace off," 

Joshua Engels (12) said. 


ft. 


I 


I 



|Rly friends and I 
^volunteered at the Color 
Run in Chicago. My friends | 
got to be mascots," . 

Tiffany Polyak \(11) said 



£\ went three for three on my 
“field goals at the 
football game on the 18th, 
which was my birthday," 

Jillian Doan (11) said. 


October 3 < > October 5 


> October 18 



















tlCross-country] won Re- 
"gionals. We’re pumped 
[for State] because we're 
ranked fourth,” 

Megan Zajac (11) said. 


/betting a Camera for the 
^weekend was the realization 
of a 1 7-year dream," _ 

Dr. Dustin Verpooten. I 

Science, said. | 


1. Lake Central senior superfans cheer on the varsity football team on a cool 
October evening. The Indians faced the Merrillville Pirates and fell 20-17, 
but sought revenge in the Sectional Championship. Photo by: Colleen 
Quinn 2. Ana Boulas (11) performs her flute solo during halftime. The band 
and color guard's routine was known as “A World of Her Creation." Photo 
by: Colleen Quinn 3. Michael Goin (12) carries the ball that was handed off 
by quarterback, Alec Olund (12). The play was successful in advancing the 
Indians' offense. Photo by: Colleen Quinn 4. Jesse Tragnitz (12) walked 
across the field at half time with parent for senior night. The Indians held 
their senior night durring the Heart Association game on Oct. 11. Photo by: 
Hannah Sonner 5. The color guard performed in full costume at half-time, 
captivating their audience. This was the first time the color guard performed 
competition-style. Photo by: Hannah Sonner 


Indians fall to Merrillville Pirates, but stand up for heart disease 

I Tn^aK^Central student section was overflowing with fans dressed tral joined the DAC. 
in red eager support the Red Out. The football team held a fundraiser “They’re the ones pushing us back from winning the championship," 


for the past three years to raise money for the American Heart Asso¬ 
ciation. The team sold T-shirts during lunch for several weeks. 

The Red Out was the theme of the game where all fans wear red in 
support of the American Heart Association. In addition to the student 
section representing the fundraiser, the football team participated by 
wearing red accessories during the Red Out. 

“It's definitely something I would continue to support in future sea¬ 
sons. It’s for a good cause and helps those who are close to us. The 
Red Out brings everyone closer,” Michael Goin (12) said. 

Aside from change in color, the game was far from ordinary. The 
Indians were facing their rivals, the Merrillville Pirates, for the Duneland 
Athletic Conference Championship. Lake Central players were advised 
not to use social media during the week of the game because of the 
conflicts that occur between the players. 

“[Trash talk] is unnecessary and it gives the other team motivation 
and we never want to give away advantages to the other team,” Goin 
said. 

The Indians have been unable to defeat the Pirates since Lake Cen- 


Brandon Scott (11) said. 

On the evening of Oct. 11, fans and players gathered at the Burial 
Grounds with excitement as the game began. The fight for the win 
started right after kickoff. 

The Pirates returned the Indian’s kick for a touchdown. However, the 
favor was returned when Alec Olund (12) returned the Pirates’s kick 
to the Pirates’s 10-yard line. By the end of the first half, the score was 
tied 14-14. The battle had only just begun at the start of the second 
half. The Pirates scored another touchdown; however, they did not get 
the extra points. This left the score at 20-14, the Indians down by six. 

After another quarter of fighting and anticipation, the time was up 
and Lake Central lost. The final score was 20-1 7 Pirates, but this loss 
did not defeat the Indians for good. Sectionals were a few short weeks 
away and fate was on their side when the revenge-seeking Indians 
blew the Pirates out of the water with a score of 31 -0 for the Sectional 
Championship. 

Page by: Gabriella Born and Abigail Peppin 


£\ visited my brother at 
"Harvard. We played soccer 
and went to dinner," 

Alexia Laurisch (10) said. 



October 19 < > October 24 


> October 24-26 














Nurses Vicki Mosca, R.N. and Linda 
Zandstra, R.N., give students advice on 
when to come to school if you’re sick. 


DON’T come to school 
with a fever. You must be 
fever free for 24 hours before 
returning to school. 

DO come to school when 
you have a little cold, it’s okay 
as long as you’re not conta- 
geous. 

DON’T come to 
school with Pink Eye or any 
unknown rash. It may be 
contageous. 

DO come to school if 
your doctor gives you a note 
stating that you can. 




SPACING OUT IN ASTRONOMY CLUB 


A 


Andrew P har azyn (12) 

“[The Astronomy Club] 
is pretty good. I joined it 
because I just really enjoy 
astronomy in general." 



Emily Weber-Brokke (9) 
|“I joined Astronomy Club 
because I wanted more 
nowledge of what I look up 
at night." 



a 


started practicing with 
oys varsity swimming. 
The practices and hours 
are insane," Brandon 
Walton (10) said. 



“i r 

i i 

i i 



t 


I was a scare actor 
at Lake Hills Haunted 
House. It was a really f~ 
fun experience," Hannah . 
Pratt (10) said. 

I 



j£j went to Texas for a 
"wedding, and danced 
the night away. It was so 
much fun," Maria Moricz 
(10) said. 


04Q E r 


October 1 < 


> October 5 


> October 7 

















1. Maragret llic (12) and Olivia Zlatic (10) 
board the bus to head back to school from the 
Dollar Tree in Schererville during second hour. 
Trips like this help West Lake students learn the 
value of money and how to react in public situ¬ 
ations for there futures. 2. Jeremy Dunne (12) 
checks out at the Dollar Tree counter. Dunne s 
shopping list included items for his family and 
supplies for his class. 3. Margaret llic (12) and 
Olivia Zlatic (10) play around in elf hats at Dollar 
Tree during a field trip. Zlatic was excited to 
be at the store and to pay for herself, as were 
other West Lake students. 4. Kara Hawkins (12) 
holds on to her instructor, Mrs. Linda Dreger. 
while buying classroom items for the West Lake 
students at Dollar Tree in Schererville. Com¬ 
munity field trips like this are a common part of 
the West Lake curriculum. Photos by: Anastasia 
Papanikolaou 






West Lake students embark on community field trips to gain skills 


day, the West Lake students take field trips to different 
Diaces around the community during second hour. 

“What [West Lake students] learn is appropriate behavior in public 
places and how to interact with other people socially. For example, in 
[the grocery store, they learn how to pay their bills,” Mrs. Debbie Stack, 
Vest Lake teacher, said. 

West Lake students aren’t the only people who benefit from these 
ommunity trips. Peer mentors join the West Lake program to gain 

experience with the students. 

“Some of the other peer mentors have talked about how much fun 
they had being one. My mom is also a special education teacher at 
Kolling Elementary School,” Daniella Dombovic (12) said. 

West Lake students have been taking these local trips for over 20 


£ I started playing for a 
™ new club soccer team, 


the Midwest Wings, ” 

Samantha Bernardy (10) 
said. 



years. Each week West Lake students, teachers and peer mentors 
arrive at a new destination. Their many field trips include traveling to 
stores and restaurants around town. 

“I feel like they learn how to do things on their own. I love going on 
these trips because I know I am helping them out. Going to Strack and 
Van Til and Target are my favorite. We hang out at Starbucks and the 
cafe there," Dombovic said. 

Throughout the year, the trips the students take help them learn adult 
responsibilities for the future. 

“They get to go out in the community and practice adult roles by 
buying groceries and dealing with money. I feel like it gives them their 
own sense of independence,” Dombovic said. 

Page by: Anastasia Papanikolaou and Emma Ritchie 



4! went to a bonfire for 
■golf for team bonding. It 
strarted to rain, so we 
went inside." Stephanie 
Sanders (10) said. I 



/I went to Six Flags Fright 
■Fest. It was a lot of fun 
to go there with my best 
^ friends, “ Brittany Mori 

® (10) said. 


October 1 7 < > October 19 


>October 26 




























October 21 < 


October 23 < > October 26 





042er 


(l stayed up all night 
long to study for my BC 
Calculus test," Andrew 

Silman (12) said. 


ile I was watching 
Spongebob I got a call 
from Minnesota-Duluth 
college asking if I would 
consider applying,” Aidan 
Wilkinson (12) said. 


a swim team time trials 
went well. The whole 
team did well for being 
so early in the season," 

Jordan Rosenwinkel (11) 
said. 


1. Sarah Zlatic (9) poses to represent the self-conscious feelings 
she experienced when she was bullied. She felt that adjusting her 
appearance might stop the bullying. Photo illustration by: Ellinee 
Nelson 2. Mr. Tim Bannon, Business, leads his 4th hour personal 
finance class in a discussion about bullying as he has done with 
all of his classes during the matrix period. The class shared ideas 
for potential solutions to high school bullying. Photo by: Ellinee 
Nelson 3. Kaitlyn Badger (12) plays the role of Zachary Buntin’s 
(12) and Mia Gjeldum's (12) victim in their advanced theater arts 
class's “Bystander Blues" video. The students acted out a bullying 
scenario that represents the types of bullying seen in high schools. 
Photo provided by: Mrs. Pam Neth, English. 4. Mia Gjeldum (12) 
stands with the American flag draped around her back in her music 
video “We Are One Nation." The video focused on equality-based 
freedom. Photo provided by: Thomas Lisac (12). 


PLANNING “FOUR” THE FUTURE 

I Grace Kawalec (9) 

[ I’d rather decide each year which 
classes I want to take because I will 
most likely change my mind, so I 
don’t exactly see the point. 


Nikkitia Banks (9) 


I will not stick to [the four 
year plan]. I will choose 
other classes as the years 
come around. 


Maxwell King (9) 


I think [the four year plan] is 
helpful. I want to have my 
plans set and not have to 
decide later. 


“WE ARE ONE NATION” 


Most seniors dread the scholar¬ 
ship application process unless 
they are showcasing their talents 
/ith their friends as Mia Gjeldum (12), 
i nomas Lisac (12) and Tyler Crocker- 
Payne (12) did in their patriotic music video. 

“The music video was for a video scholar¬ 
ship, so I made a video with a song I already 
had written. The video was supposed to 
be what inspires people to be American," 
Gjeldum said. 

In order to compose this music video, 
Gjeldum combined her inspirations with the 
talents of a few friends. 

“I’ve worked with Tommy and Tyler before, 
and they’re two of my closest friends. I knew 
the combination of our talents would produce 
a great video" Mia Gjeldum said. 























October 26 < 


> October 31 


> October 31 


a and my best friends 
got lost in Gary at 3 a.m. 
with no gas in the tank," 

Lauren Stockman (11) 
said. 



I_ 



was at a haunted house, 
and the creepy clowns 
touched me," Sydney 
Scherzmger (11) said. 


I_ 



a 


lidn’t go trick or treat¬ 
ing, but I farted on kids 
who came to my house to 
get candy,” Christopher 
Pritchett (12) said. 


STICKS 


students recognize effects of bullying 
during Bullying Awareness Month 


AND STONES 


Raising awareness of the bullying issue has become more and more 
prevalent in high schools. Not only are the victims of bullying affected, 
but teachers and other students are as well. 

“People sometimes bully others because they might feel insecure 
t themselves or they want to get a laugh out of other people and 
5 viewed as popular," Dr. Dustin Verpooten, Science, said. 

According to Verpooten, being aware of bullying and understanding 
Ithe feeling of humilitation is essential to stopping the problem. 

“Once you know firsthand what it feels like, you don’t want to make 
"others feel that way. You’re more conscious of others’ feelings,” Ver¬ 
pooten said. 

Some teens may even find themselves in difficult situations with their 


own friends. This situation can result in forms of bullying on a more 
personal level. 

“I’ve learned not to get in the wrong crowd. I just don’t really get 
super close with anyone too fast because the girl who bullied me the 
most was my best friend at first," Sarah Zlatic (9) said. 

It is important for those who witness bullying to take a stand. In 
most cases, those who are being victimized are not willing to stand up 
for themselves because they feel weak compared to the bully. 

“My advice is to just to do something because even the smallest 
thing can make a difference," Logan Sommer (10) said. 

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RAISING 
BULLYING 
AWARENESS: 
STEP BY STEP 


Talktoj^Bbchool 
guidance counselor 
or an ad^Bou 
trust. I 



Call the bullying 
hotline at 

1-800-273-TALK 

Fill buKy report 
! orm on lake^Centrai. 

CSC.uia 


043 
















DO YOU THINK THERE ARE 
GENDER SPECIFIC JOBS? 



Poll out of: 350 students 


25 % 

NO 


WORDS FROM THE WISE 




Stephanie Pomplin (12) 


I was unsure of what science 
careers existed, and WISE 
helped me to realize more op¬ 
tions that I am considering to 
! pursue in college. 



Sa manth a B rowne (12) 
Math and Science classes and 

clubs are generally male domi¬ 
nant, so WISE gives girls who 
are interested an opportunity 
to get together. 



“[WISE] is specifically for 
women because it’s a male 
dominated field so a lot of 
girls are looked down on, 
and a lot of times men 
are more assertive. 
Women are just as 
smart if not smarter 
:han the guys. We just 
express it differently so 
we are trying to under- 
I stand that dynamic, and 
| figure out to succeed 
\ when we go to college 
* most of us want to engi¬ 
neering, but others want 
to major in medicine," 
Mary Beggs (1 2) said. 


1. The four actors celebrate their achievement by gathering around 
Mr Ray Palasz, English, and their regional trophy. They then discussed 
their performance, hard work, and effort. Photo by: Zachary Buntin 
2. Mr. Ray Palasz, English, speaks to the cast and crew of “Drum 
Taps." He boosted the morale by recalling last year’s Regional experi¬ 
ence. Photo by: Cathryn Cearing 3. Mr. Palasz and his crew help set 
up boxes as props for the competition. The actors utilized these as 
objects to stand on. Photo by: Zachary Buntin 4. Jonathan VanHecke 
(12), Adam Gustas (9), Nichole Heusmann (10) and Raquel Rembert 
(10) read their scripts during “Drum Taps" rehearsal. The four were 


chosen to compete in the show. Photo by: Cathryn Cearing 





it 


|l got in a fight with a 

fll walked head first into 

D 

woman at work who 

an out door with a bunch 

wanted a discount for 

of people watching and 

no reason. 1 got fired 

— — ~] laughing,” Gabrielle Wal- 

-1 

for 

■ lington (11) said. 

, 



r 

i 

i 





took the Child Develop¬ 
ment [doll] to the apple 
orchard. A man said, 
Thank God it's not real,’" 

Samantha Anderson (10) 
said. 



October 8 < 


October 12 < > October 19 






























ITS Regional winners beat to the tune of their own drum 


I During the weeks leading up to Nov. 16, students in Lake Central 
Theater Company, LCTC, bustled to learn and perfect their play, 

“Drum Taps," for the chance to win an international thespian competi¬ 
tion called International Thespian Society regionals (ITS). 

“[The competition will be held at] Bethel College. The play is a 
sequenced collection of Walt Whitman poems about the American 
Civil War illustrating the shifting mood of the nation and of the soldiers 
themselves," Jonathan VanHecke (12) said. 

LCTC ran into an issue when auditions for this play were held. With 
a total of five characters, only the four following students showed: 
Adam Gustas (9), Jonathan VanHecke (12), Nichole Huesman (10) 
and Raquel Rembert (10). To solve the issue, Rembert and Huesmann 


each had a single character to play and shared the part of a second 
character. 

“Playing two roles was scary. It was double the lines to remember 
and confusing for me as well as the audience because both Nichole 
and I played Lizabeth," Rembert said. 

Although somewhat of a surprise that so few students joined, thes- 
pians continue to stay positive and hope to move on to state and then 
Internationals. 

“Internationals will cost $800 per student due to airfare and hotels, 
however, if we make it past state, we plan to fundraise a majority of 
the costs," Gustas said. 

Page by: Kelsey Wilkerson, Stephanie Torres, Paige Chelbana 



kissed a girl. That was 
weird, since I’m gay," 

Craig Bronson (10) said. 


W -1 



October 23 < 



> October 31 


( 


was trick-or-treating, 
and I fell off a porch and 
face-planted," Katherine 
Maddy (10) said. 


Dollars for Scholars seniors 
lend a helping hand 



Taylor Koutropoulos (12) 


1 joined because 1 realized it would 
be hard to pay off college loans. 1 
didn’t want price to be a factor in 
choosing the best college. 


Reilly Cosgrove (12) 

I4«t 

iJH 

| It offers some of the most fun 

volunteer opportunities and 
helps members prepare for the 
college application process. 

Rebecca Albright (12) 

tS 

1 chose to join because 1 wanted 
to have access to more volunteer 
opportunities and be able to be 
more involved in our school. 

0\ Jessica Coniglio (12) 



s for Scholars is a club that 
high schooler should join. It 
s you financially in college and 
s you plan for your future. 



> October 31 


r the summer I fell 
and hurt my knee, and I 
just found out now I can’t 
do swimming, so that 
was upsetting. I cried," 
Ariana Bulett (11) said. 



045 

























1. Mr. Paul Volk, Art, took down the murals just 
outside E-hall. The murals were put into stor¬ 
age to be placed into the new building later. 2. 
A sign written by a teacher blends in with the 
clutter of the storage room. Items are moved 
to storage when it’s no longer necessary 
for their classroom. 3. Mr. Jack Moorhouse, 
English, packs books into boxes that are to 
be transfered to his new room. 4. Trevor Miller 
(12) leads the way, carrying furniture from the 
art storage room to Mr. Paul Volk’s, Art, room. 

5. Ms. Rita Chavez, Business, looks at an 
email of the new room assignments for teach¬ 
ers. Photos by: Nathan Bowdish 6. The new 
art wing has been completed. The teachers 
will be moving their stuff in very soon. 

Photo provided by: Ms. Chris Colle, art 



WHEN STUDENTS TAKE OVER 
THE CLASSROOM 




( 


Celine Tucker (1 2) 


I enjoy freedom, trustworthiness, 
and confindence that is estab- 
1 between the student 
tr. It’s a great 


Exploratory 

Teaching 


I know a problem for some is driv¬ 
ing back and forth. We start our 
days at our exploratory teaching 
class, then go to LC, and on cer¬ 
tain Matrix days, we have to leave 
again, and it's a lot of driving. 

Brianna ■ 


HOW WERE YOU AFFECTED BY 
THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN? 



Ryan Wojcik (11) 


If they don't raise the debt 
ceiling, we're all going to be 
affected. 



Lindsey Gercken (10) 

My sister is married to a guy in 
the army, but because of the 
government shutdown, he can’t 
get home. 



Sean Flynn (11) 


I can’t really think of any reason 
it would affect me because I 
don't have a job or anything. 


|i went to a concert, The 
"House Party Tour. A Day 
to Remember and other 
bands [performed]," Kait- 
lynn Lemus (10) said. 


& 


I 



£ I got into a car accident 
“on my way down to a 
college visit at Purdue," 

Mary Mulligan (12) said. 



October 3 < > October 13 


I 


> October 15 


( I went to the zoo and 
;aw my favorite animal. 
I also saw camels and 
screamed, ‘hump day,'" 

Joshua Kirby (11) said. 


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New beginning, new start, new challenges, new solutions 


} transition into the new building that took place in December 
contained a variety of obstacles for teachers needed to be hurdled in 
order to make the the move a successful one. 

“We need to make a decision that promotes collaboration between 
|teachers by subject matter and grade level while minimizing student 
novement vertically between floors and horizontally between class¬ 
rooms," Mr. Robin Tobias, Principal, said. 

The move is scheduled to take place in early December, but 
|room assignments will be emailed to faculty during the first week of 
November. Some teachers, such as Mrs. Chris Colle, Art, had more 
items to pack than others. 

“We have multiple projects [to move] between all the classes, and 
we haven’t had time. Before I leave, I have to end the semester and 
start again right away. When it gets all packed and unpacked is my 
dilemma. I’m going to have to get students to help me; it’s going to 
be interesting. It’s going to be challenging, but the key is [buying the 
students] pizza,” Mrs. Colle said. 


Many teachers had memorable or special items that had to be 
moved into their new classrooms, but some items couldn’t be moved. 
Mr. Paul Volk, art wasn’t changing rooms, but he wanted to save the 
murals in the hallway from demolition. However, not all of them could 
be moved. 

“The murals in the hallway will be lost if we can’t move them suc¬ 
cessfully. If they’re glued, we’ll lose all that artwork. They have to be 
documented photographically before they’re destroyed," Mr. Paul 
Volk, Art, said. 

The design of the new building was created to allow for more 
coordination between teachers and clear the hallway congestion that 
plagued Lake Central’s corridors. 

“Each room is expected to have uniform technology that teachers 
can use for instructional purposes. As for the hallways, they’re ex¬ 
pected to be wider, and there will be more of them," Mr. Tobias said. 
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■ This old guy came up to me. 
*He said my name was ‘Sugar 
Sweetie Honey' and then he 
hugged me,” Breanna Powers 
(11) said. 


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£\ continued a 17-year 
"tradition of going to the 
midnight circus in Mid¬ 
night Plaza," Christopher 
Perez (11) said. 



It was me and two other 
:ouples on Halloween, 
so I was fifth wheeling 
so hard," Danielle Nowak 
(12) said. 


October 21 < > October 25 


> October 31 

















TU R KEYRUA/ 


Budlove’s 
Business classes 
roast Mr. Clark 


"^ve^/eaHh^Sod drive has been a competition between the 
classes. A rivalry, formed last year, continues at high stakes. On Oct. 

10, Mrs. Terri Budlove, Business, was ranting on about state stan¬ 
dards in her 7th-hour Advanced Business Management class when 
Patrick Delis (12) said, “Let’s steal Mr. Clark’s turkey.” 

That statement was the signal for the turkey run to begin. The class 
then began to plot their attack to capture Mr. Tom Clark's, Social 
Studies, beloved turkey because he treated the turkey as if it was 
Mrs. Budlove. 

“So, I decide to take all 35 of my Business kids downstairs. We 
snuck down the stairs like ninjas, very quietly and stealthily. Two stu¬ 
dents went in and asked if they could take a picture with Mr. Clark 
and the turkey. He went and grabbed the turkey and acted all cheesy. 
Then they asked if they could take a picture in the front of the room 
because I was hiding in the hallway," Mrs. Budlove said. 

He then threw the turkey in the garbage, and that gesture was 
Budlove’s cue. She ran into the room, grabbed the turkey and 
booked it down C-hall back to her class. 


“Mrs. Budlove comes running in grabs the turkey and runs out of 
here like a football player. I chased her out the door and when I went 
out there was a wall of BIG, BIG boys! I was like no way. I mean, that 
would be like me going up against a brick wall. I was like no way and 
she just disappeared...! didn’t know that lady could move that fast, 
holy mackeral she was flying!” Mr. Clark said. 

The students could hear the chaos in the room and they prepared 
to make way for Mrs. Budlove and to block Mr. Clark. 

“So [Mrs. Budlove] starts running down the hallway and our entire 
class is blocking the door. We parted for Mrs. Budlove to get through 
and then got real close so Mr. Clark couldn’t get through if he tried. 
She is running down the hallway, and Mr. Clark starts yelling, ‘Hey, 
hey, you've got my turkey’,” Brandy Gabe (12) said. 

Once they got in the classroom, Mrs. Budlove had an idea of how 
to use their stolen turkey to help the food drive. 

“We are ransoming off the turkey, and he can get his turkey back 
when the ransom is met," Mrs. Budlove said. 

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XC RUNNERS CROSS OVER TO STATE 


Ellie Keith (9) 

£1 “We push each other hard at 


Jade Tazbir (12) 


practice. We build off each 
other. We are a tight group 
and very close." 



“Last year was the first year 
that we haven’t made it to 
State, so this year we wanted 
to be sure we made it back." 


J| 


Sarah Hunsley (9) 


“Our team is really strong. 
Past seasons were spent 
rebuilding, but this year we're 
back and going to State." 


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1. A group of students from Mrs. Budlove’s 
seventh hour buisness class block the C-Hall 
doorway. They were reinacting the wall they 
formed to prevent Mr. Clark from catching Mrs. 
Budlove running away with his turkey. 

2. Rebecca Cordell (12). Joseph Clark (12), 
and Kelly Belzeski (12) sell suckers during 
lunches to raise money for the food drive. 
Morgan Clapman (9) contributed by buying a 
sucker during her lunch. 3. A pile of donations 
fill the C-Hall foyer. Students made donations 
through their 6th-hour class periods for the 
food drive. 4. Mr. Clark tells the story of the 
stolen turkey to his 4th-hour class. Mrs. Bud- 
love promised to return the turkey if enough 
money was raised for the food drive. 

Photos by: Hannah Bryner and Zachary Buntin 


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went to Chicago with 
my friends. We went out 
to eat at Magianos. I love 
taking pictures at The 
Bean," Alyssa Staszewski 
(10) said. 



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le Penn tournament 
was one of the highlights 
of my four years playing 
LC volleyball. It was the 
best I’ve ever seen my 
team play," Megan Malat- 
estinic (12) said. 



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^K^friends and I went to 
Midwest Ice Rink and 
took the snow from the 
zambom and filled up 
two pick up trucks with it. 
We then put it in my yard 
and snowboarded on it." 
Thomas Lisac (12) said. 




TRICK OR TREATING: 
HOW OLD IS TOO OLD? 



Poll out of: 330 students 


THE SCARED AND THE SCARIER 



LAKE HILLS 

HAUNTED HOUSE 


Sydney Cuadrado (10) 


“My favorite part was walking 
through the inflatable wall 
because it got my adreneline 
pumping.” 


Courtney Weston I 


“I tend to follow the groups. 

I get the person who is most 
scared and I follow them 
through three rooms." 



The girls cross country team bolts from the starting line, in hope to get a strong lead. The girls won sectionals on October 15th, as well as regionals on October 19th. Megan Zajac (11) placed in the 
top six at semi-state on October 26th. which led her team to State on November 2nd. Though the girls placed 21st out of 23 teams, they had a successful season. Photo by: Jillian Wilschke 


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October 22 < 


> October 20 


fjl moved here from Crown 
Point. I was really scared 
at first because Crown 
Point is a lot smaller. I 
thought I was going to 
get lost." Megan Lucas 
(9) said. 



L 



£a week before tryouts, 

I was playing a game at 
the fieldhouse and tore 
my ACL. Knee surgery is 
my only option," Alyssa 
Todd (10) said. 


GIRLS CELEBRATE SWEET 16 



The varsity girls soccer team runs 
across the field after just receiving 
their Sectional trophy on Oct. 12. 
The final score of the Sectionals 
game against Munster was 5-2. 
Photo by: Jillian Wilschke 


The varsity girls soccer team 
remained Sectional champions 
for 16 consecutive years as they 
overcame the Munster Mustangs with 
a dominating score of 5-2. Brianna 
Dougherty (11) led the team to vic¬ 
tory by scoring three of the five goals 
with Kaileigh Kramer-Stephens (12) 
following closely behind with her two 
goals. 

“We lost to Munster in regular 
season, so we were all really nervous. 
After the first two minutes we scored, 
that’s when we realized we had it," 
Dougherty said. 

After their win, the girls went on to 
play Valparaiso in their first Regional 
game. They fell to the Vikings with a 
final score of 4-1. 


WALKING FOR WELLNESS 

Mrs. Louise Tallent, FACS 



We piloted a walk last spring. We 
record our steps, and at the end 
of the month the schools have an 
inter-school competition. 



Mr. Darre l l Wierzal, En glish 

Anything that promotes 
healthy living is a good idea, 
and it gets people motivated 
to take care of themselves. 


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October 25 < > October 31 


£ had a bonfire with some 
friends over fall break. It 
was a lot of fun to get 
together with everyone 

Micheal Skvarek (12) 
said. 



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|l saw Mayday Parade. 

It was better than get¬ 
ting candy. It was cool 
because I got to meet the 
drummer," Joseph Clark 
(12) said. 


TRIUMPH CARRIES TRADITION 



The Lake Central varsity 
boys soccer team proudly 
runs across the field with 
their Sectionals trophy. The 
boys advanced to Regionals 
where they played Crown 
Point. Photo by: Jillian 
Wilschke 



1. Caroline Haddad (10) and 
Julia Gruver (10) hang up 
a sign for one of the many 
booths at the Light the Night 
Walk. Haddad and Gruver 
volunteered their time as 
part of N-Teens. 2. Walkers 
raise their balloons in sup¬ 
port of those affected by 
cancer. This was a part of 
the ten-second countdown 
before the walk began. 3. A 
supporter of the organization 
displays a sign that explains 
her participation in the walk. 
She was one of the 500 
participants that were either 
supporters, survivors or walk¬ 
ing in memory. 

Photos by: Cassidy Niewia- 
domski 


In the first game of Sectionals, the varsity boys soccer 
team narrowly took a win over Highland with a score of 
1 -0. The singular goal that put them through to the Sec¬ 
tional Championship was scored by midfielder Ognjen 
Janjus (12). 

“Ogi came out big with his right-footed shot, and he’s 
a leftie," goalie Jorge Trujillo (11) said. 

In an intense Sectional Championship game, the team 
took on and overcame the Griffith Panthers with a score 
of 2-0. Within 10 minutes of the second half, Nikko 
Kolmtzas (9) scored the first goal. Janjus once again 
contributed to the Indians’ victory by scoring the team’s 
final goal with 18 minutes left of the game. 

“Within the last 10 minutes, we all started play¬ 
ing really well, and we got to be part of LC history for 
always winning Sectionals,” Trevor Clapman (12) said. 

The boys continued their season to Regionals and 
faced the soon-to-be State Champion Crown Point 
Bulldogs at Merrillville. Despite the loss, the team was 
able to carry on the winning tradition of Lake Central 
soccer. 


DID YOU GO TO A HAUNTED 
HOUSE THIS HALLOWEEN? 


77% 

NO 



19 % 

YES 


Poll out of: 330 students 


N-Teans helps illuminate the community 

i^olunte 


I N-Teens volunteered at the Light The Night Walk 
nosted by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society on 
Saturday. Oct. 19, at 6:15 p.m. at the Lake County 
Fairgrounds. The walk was taking place simultane¬ 
ously at different locations across the nation. Four 
teams participated in the walk, each raising between 
$2,000 and $7,000 for cancer research, shining a 
light on those affected. 

“The walk is our way of showing support for blood 
cancer. States from all over the nation participate, 
and the participants carry balloons which is where 
the name comes from because they light the night. 
Gold balloons are for those walking in memory of 
someone, white is for survivors, which includes those 
undergoing treatment, and red is for the supporters,” 
Ashley Clark, Revenue Manager of the Illinois chap¬ 
ter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, said. 

N-Teens is a volunteer organization run by Mrs. 
Kelsey Becich, English. Throughout the year, stu¬ 
dents take part in volunteering for different events in 
the community. Students shed light on organizations 
in need of support. 

“N-Teens is a good way to spread community 
awareness and get more people involved with school 
and helping out. Helping people out is easier than 
it may seem. I’m going to do more walks because I 
enjoyed helping out, and it’s not a lot of time out of 
my life to help improve someone elses," Julia Gruver 
(10) said. 


The Illinois chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma 
Society decided to bring the walk to Northwest 
Indiana because many Cancer 
patients of the area receive treatment at 
Chicago hospitals. This was the first time the chap¬ 
ter has ever come to the area and, given the positive 
experience, staff members are eager to return. 

“I liked that they were bringing [the walk] over to 
Indiana because I have had personal experiences 
with people affected by these cancers. It warmed 
my heart, and it’s part of the reason that I signed up 
for the event," Gruver said. 

With only four staff members present, the willing¬ 
ness of volunteers to sacrifice their time was much 
appreciated. The roles of the volunteers ranged from 
hanging up signs to working at registration booths to 
interacting with young children. 

“Our volunteers fulfill our walks. They really make 
them happen. There are so many people and not 
enough staff, so that’s where the volunteers come 
into the picture. We have four staffers here tonight 
and about 50 volunteers. There will be about 500 
walkers here, too. Chicago is expected to have 
5,000. That’s a lot more, but the meaning is still the 
same. We’re all just trying to raise awareness and 
find a cure,” Clark said. 

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November 

December 


& 


As the months passed and the weather 
grew colder, the school was ready for a 
makeover. Trash cans were situated un¬ 
der breaks in ceiling tiles where water 
had leaked through, principals and of¬ 
ficers stood at the entrance of E-Hall to 
direct traffic and students joked about 
which water fountains had drinkable 
water. The C-Hall classrooms had seen 
better days, with broken heating units 
and little defense from the cold that 
was just one thin wall awayjn-s^ort, 
the changejQ-tbe new school couldn’t 
come soon enouah. Word SDread 




me soon enough. Word sp 




about the new school, about open 
hallways and lots of windows. Students 
impatiently waited for the approval to 
explore the new wing. The question 
was no longer “When will it be done?" 
but rather “When can we go see it?” 
Principal-guided tours were offered 
during lunches to give students the 
opportunity to peek inside the building 
previously known only to the people in 
charge. 

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Copple and Kelly Paulson 




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NOVEMBER 


OVERLAP 


acked, prepared, and proceeding into the new school 


Since the last update, more preparations have been made for the new year. 
Lockers and other materials have been installed for use by students and 

staff. 

“Lockers will most likely be organized by grade level, and they are notice¬ 
ably wider. All of the freshman lockers will be located in the South Wing, 
also known as the Freshman Center. All of the sophomores will mainly be on 
the first floor, juniors on the second and all the seniors will have third-floor 
dockers. However, since we have teachers that teach various grades, we 
will have a variety of grade levels on each floor,” Mr. Robin Tobias, Principal, 
said. 

The organization of the classrooms has been made to minimize student 
traffic between wings. New details of the building include the addition of 
SMART boards, projectors, science activity tables and cabinetry. Once the 
construction is finalized, a new phase of the project will begin. 

“Eventually, the assistant principals, secretaries and the guidance counsel¬ 
ors that are in the [T-hall] rooms right now will move into new offices. Once 


the north side of the building gets demolished and the foundation gets set, 
they will start to build on the new main entrance, the new gym, new audito¬ 
rium as well as our new office areas right around the upper E-hall area," Mr. 
Tobias said. 

Final inspections are currently being made on the new building, such as 
fire alarm testing, temperature controls and sprinkler checks. 

“The biggest thing in the month of November was inspections. This includ¬ 
ed the mechanics like plumbing and the final electric, like the fire alarms. We 
have passed all those inspections,” Bill Ledyard, Director of Facilities, said. 

Construction will continue until students and staff move to the new build¬ 
ing after Christmas break. 

“We’ve already started the next phase of construction. The band practice 
area and the Fine Arts wing wasn’t supposed to be started until spring, but 
we had enough room to start that,’’ Mr. Ledyard said. 

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1. Student lab tables and student desks are ready for use. The new 
lab tables were installed with a sink located in the center of the table 
so students won’t be mobile with dangerous chemicals any longer. 

2. The “Wedge" main entrance located off the new parking lot is 
finalized. It was viewed by students driving around the back of the 
building daily, but has been unable to be toured. 3. This hallway is 
one of the hallways located on the first floor of the new building. This 
floor features sophomore lockers and academic classrooms. 4. This 
hallway is called “Main Street." It was built between the cafeteria and 
where the old track field was. This hallway will serve as the main 
connection between the three story academic wing and the freshmen 
center. 5. Stoves and microwaves are located in the new culinary 
rooms and have all been cleaned. The rooms have been updated with 
all new appliances. 6. Construction is finished in this hallway as blue 
and silver lockers are installed. Each floor was designed to have one 
class’s group of lockers. 7. Brand-new desks sit in a new classroom 
in the new wing. Each room was equipped with new desks, chairs 

and SMART Boards. 

Photos by: Jamie Zega. 



















WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT YOUR 
NEW CLASSROOM? 


THE INSIDE SCOOP ON THE 
NEW BAND ROOM 


I ln the new band 
room, there will 
be a flat floor, 
something the 
room didn’t have 
before. 




ie room will 
be much larger 
than before with 
more room for the 
instruments. 


|The ceilings 
are going to be 
Ihigher than the 
ones in the old 
building. 



Construction of the band and choir rooms is 
taking place on the East side of the property. 
Snowflakes swirled as the workers were building 
this part of the high school. Photo by: Rachel 
Gross 



Mr. David Harnish, Science 

What will be nice is that instead of hav¬ 
ing long, long benches [for chemistry 
labs] in which people constantly get 
in each other’s way, there will be eight 
separate lab stations. 


Mrs. Maureen Yaeger, Art 

I am looking forward to a clean, new 
room. I am concerned if it's going to be 
functional for us. It looks big now. but I 
don't know what will happen when the 
furniture goes in. 



PTE 


Mr. Jeff Rhody, Science 

I I am really looking forward to all the 
new technology and things we get to 
use. My concern with my particular 
room is I only have room for three or 
four lab tables. 



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NOVEMBER 


A 




SOLVING CLASS 


Forensics students participate in 
lab to study DNA through gel 


dost students do not come to school thinking they will learn to use 
DNA to catch criminals. However, in Mrs. Rachael Thomas’s Forensics 
class, that is exactly what her students were asked to do in a lab. 

On Nov. 5 and 6, students began their two-day lab, which consisted of 
comparing four different DNA samples to a “suspect” sample. Once they 
|found a sample that matches their “suspect” sample, their investigation is 
complete. In order to do so, students had to inject the DNA samples into 
small holes on a block of gel. 

“[The lab] was fun. It was kind of interesting, but I feel like we needed 
different material and a better explanation on how to do it and what 
we were supposed to be looking for. We literally held the gel blocks 
together with tape,” Alyssa Flens (12) said. 

The students used basic tools and equipment to complete the pro¬ 
cedures. Tape held the gel blocks ends together, and a very thin needle 
was the tool to inject the DNA into the gel. 

“The lab did a good job of demonstrating how DNA is applied in real 


life crime," Richard Rucinski (11) said. 

The main purpose was to allow students to understand the concept of 
DNA in school work and the real world. Cooperating with other students 
in the class helped demonstrate not only work relating to forensics, but 
also how to collaborate with others in groups. 

“It was fun to do [the lab]. It was kind of hard to do, though. We had to 
eject the gel plate into the DNA and match up the DNA. I worked with 
[Michael Flores (11)] and [Cody Schultz (11)]. I want to be a detective 
when I’m older, that’s why I took forensics," Matthew Druzbicki (12) said. 

Forensics is not a required class to take. Students can take it if they 
are interested in that type of career. 

“The class was a good introduction to the field of forensic science 
and that it was interesting to anyone who wants to pursue a career in 
forensic science one day," Rucinski said. 

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1. Kristina llic (10), Joseph Testa (11) and 
Mrs. Rachael Thomas, Science, examine 
a student’s DNA sample. This lab taught 
about comparing different DNA samples. 2. 
Students inject their suspect’s DNA into a gel 
square. They had to compare three different 
suspect samples to a refercence sample to 
see which one matched the reference. 3. 
Michelle Gentz (12) pulls out a DNA sample 
with a pipette needle. Students had to com¬ 
pare different types of DNA to the known 
suspect sample. 4. MarissaGrantham (11) ex¬ 
amines her DNA sample as another student 
shines a light into it. The light was used to 
see the DNA marks made into the gel. 

5. Alyssa Alfano (11) pours the gel filling 
into a plastic mold. Eventually, DNA is 
injected and analyzed. Photos by: Sophie 
Sablich 



















MAKING A MARK BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE 

Shaina Daniels (12) 

“(Mrs. Katheryn Clark, English] lets us 
write on the walls this semester. We 
each get a brick, and then, we write 
a book that we read this semester 
that wasn’t assigned. I’ve written two 
books down so far. It's just for this 
semester since they’re tearing down 
the school next year.” 



Theofanis Rauch (12) 

“Writing on the writing wall was very 
righteous. It’s cool to be able to see 
what books that everybody has read and 
leave our mark on the old building before 
it gets torn down. It’s almost like we’re 
making history. No other class will be 
able to write on these walls after us, and 
that makes it a great experience." 



t\ went to Indianapolis for 
®a soccer tournament. It 
was a great experience," 

Mohammed Hijaz (9) 
said. 



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(\ went on vacation to 
^Canada. We went sight¬ 
seeing and to Niagara 
Falls," Samantha Mc¬ 
Cormick (10) said. 




DON’T 



CHEERLEADING STATE 

Parriss Bettis (1 2) gives key advice to 
succeed at Cheerleading State 

DO Have your morning coffee before going 
to the competition. 

DON’T Forget your competition uniform 
or your cheer shoes. 

DO Go to practice during the week no matter 
what. 

DON’T Put on too much makeup even 
though it is a competition. 

DO Remember to double-check to make 
sure every single person is on the bus, includ¬ 
ing the coaches. 


THE STANDING OVATION 



“My favorite memory 
from Band Nation¬ 
als is the standing 
ovation and the 
energy from the 
crowd. It’s amaz¬ 
ing how much 
our show affected 
thousands of peo¬ 
ple. This shows the 
numerous hours of 
hard work that the 
students, staff, and 
even the parents 
have contributed 
to this year’s suc¬ 
cess,” Marc 
Mertsching (11) 
said. 


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November 2< 


November 2< 


> November 6 



( t 

I put in my two weeks at 
Beggars so I could focus 
on my schoolwork," Krista 
Vos (11) said. 


05&ER 


u had Nationals for 
band," Cassidy Michau 
(11) said. 


ith the clock running down, the screaming 
stands and pressed their bodies against the fence during the final sec¬ 
onds of the Sectional game. The students tried to contain their emo- 
|tions as they waited patiently for the fourth quarter to end. Although the 
Sectional Championship game caused the fans’ adrenaline levels to raise, 
the stakes were higher for Regionals and the disappointment of the loss 
shattered the team. 

“Whenever you see a big student body out there, you always feel a lot 
better because you feel like the school is getting into what you’re doing. 
Whenever someone believes in you. that always gets you pumped up. 

The more people, the louder it is and the better the atmosphere is. They 
[the student section] really help out," Brandon Scott (11) said. 

After defeating Crown Point in the first round of Sectionals, the varsity 
football team took on Merrillville for the Sectional Championship on Nov. 

1. They white washed the Pirates with a score of 31-0. 

“It is always something special to finally beat a team that has beat you 
16 times in a row in any sport, at any level of what you’re playing at. It 
really felt good to move LC towards the right direction in football," Alec 
Olund (12) said. 

Lake Central, who had fallen to Merrillville in the beginning of the sea- 


, finally came out on top after 11 years and 16 consecutive games < 
losing to Merrillville. The Sectional win was also the first Sectional title the 
football team has claimed as their own in 14 years. 

“It was an honor being a part of the first team that won a Sectional title 
in 14 years, especially winning it with all of the seniors. It was just so 
special," Jakob Brown (10) said. 

After the win against Merrillville, the team advanced to Regionals on 
Nov. 8 against Penn. The team lost with a score of 33-6 and did not 
advance to Semi-State. As the team knelt down and listened to their 
coaches final words of the season, tears filled both the players’ and the 
fans' eyes. 

“After a loss you never really want to talk to anyone or hear anyone, 
but whatever the coach says at the end is always reassuring and gets 
you over the mental hump of ‘you just lost and you’re ready for the next 
season,’” Scott said. 

Although the season ended on a loss, the football team ended the year 
with a record of 9-3. 

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got a job at JAKS Ware¬ 
house," Jennifer Einterz 
(11) said. 












November 7 < > November 24 


it 


went to a Panic! at 
the Disco concert and 
touched Brendon Urie’s 
hand indirectly," Danielle 
Kanosky (12) said. 



I I 

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J I_ 


C went to a concert at the 


UIC Pavilhon in Chicago. 
W ▼ f It was really fun and a 

SJ pi dope time," Rachel Yorok 

(10) said. 


> November 24 


l 


l_ 


rz 

A 


^At bonding in theatre, 
we had a huge shaving 
cream fight between the 
boys and the girls," Brett 

Balicki (10) said. 



1. The football team poses for a photo after the 
game against Merrillville on Nov. 1. For the first 
time since 1999, the team captured the 2013 
IHSAA 6A Sectional Championship. Photo by: 
Jamie Zega 2. Lucas Sanchez (11) and Colin 
Studer (11) comfort Nikola Paic (12) after the 
loss against Penn. The team lost the Regional 
game and did not make it to Semi-State. 3. 
Gelen Robinson (12), Tyler Payne (12), Ezekiel 
Doe (12) and Christopher Lessentine (12) 
walk to the sideline to talk with their coaches. 
The team came out with a 31 -0 win against 
Merrillville for the Sectional title. 4 Alec Olund 
(12) hugs coach Brett St. Germain, Assistant 
Athletic Director, after losing against Penn. 

The team finished with a 9-3 record. Photo by: 
Bridget Prostman 



DEBATE DAYS 

The Debate Team’s average competition 
Saturdays barely differs between varsity 
and JV members. 


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I wake up at 5:30 [a.m.] to 
6 [a.m.] and come to [LC]. 

DVP [Dr. Verpooten] has 
doughnuts for us so we eat 
doughnuts on the bus ride 
there, “ Jay Chopra (10) said. 

“Around 8 o’clock is usually 
when the tournament starts. 
You have one round in the 
morning. You have another 
round right before lunch. 
[After lunch] you go back for 
another round, and then the 
final round," Lance Pisowicz 
(12) said. 


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“There’s an hour before the 
awards [ceremony]. The 
awards [ceremony] takes 
about 30 to 45 minutes. 
You get a ribbon for first 
through eigth place," Cho¬ 
pra said. 


We probably get back 
to Lake Central between 
6-7 o’clock. The farther it 
is, the farther it will take 
to get back. It’s a pretty 
lengthy day," Pisowicz 
said. 


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1 Mr. Holden and his 3rd hour AP Psychology class 

2. Nini Le (11) 3. Julia Gruver (10) and Delia Mapes (12)4 Mr, Ralph 

Holden, social studies 



DON’T GET PSYCHED OUT 

Mr. Ralph Holden's, Social Studies, AP Psy¬ 
chology students tested out their senses in the 
Sensation and Perception Lab. 

While taking part in the lab, the students tested 
what it was like to function without their taste 
or motor skills. Mr. Holden placed a line of tape 
on the floor to test the class’s ability to navigate 
while imitating the effects of intoxication. 

“It was really fun when you put on the drunk 
goggles and tried to walk on a straight line," Nini 
Le (11) said. 



MORIAL MUSIC 


“We were asked to sing at 
the 9/11 memorial. One of 
the directors of the gradu¬ 
ation was there and asked 
us to come and do it [sing 
at the graduation]. It was a 
cool being able to share the 
experience of the ceremony, 
and see the policemens ac- 
One of our 
Caroline Jamga (12), 
was sick. We hadn't 
seen her in at least a 
week. Just to see her was 
really nice. It was cool to be 
able to leave school early and 
go to the ceremony," Lauren 
Myers (12) said. 


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November 2 < > November 13 


NOVEMBER 



£\ was walking across the 
“street and a car hit me," 

James Triska (12) said. 


-1 



/l asked my girlfriend out 
"by giving her a pizza. In 
the box it said ‘Will you be 
my girlfriend, or is this too 
cheesy?’" Nathan Aponte 
(10) said. 



SENIORS START THEIR LAST SPORT SEASONS 



Holly Spears (12) 

“I have been swimming for the last 
10 years and have been on the 
high school team for the past four 
years. I’m excited that this is my last 
season, but it is also heartbreaking. 
Knowing that I will be a swimmer at 
Indiana University next year is mak¬ 
ing it easier." 


Christopher Tuskan (12) 

“I have been playing basketball for the 
last 10 years and have been on the 
high school team the past four years. I 
feel like the coaches here have helped 
me prepare for playing at Rose-Hul- 
man Institute of Technology next year." 


INTERACT FOOD DRIVE 



Hosted by the Interact Club, 
the 31 st annual food drive was 
held. They hosted meetings and 
created posters to influence 
students and staff members to 
donate canned foods, money, 
and clothes. These items will 
then go to family in need around 
the community. 

“The food all goes to the differ- 

. P D „ . ent families and organizations 

Interact Club member Roger Kaufman (10) jots down 

and plots the ideas for the annual food drive. Students w bo may need it around tri-town 
met every Wednesday in Cl 03. Photo by: Annie area," Brandon Cole (1 2) Said. 
Riddenng Sixth ^our c | asses competed for 

a pizza party by bringing in as many items as possible. 

Mrs. Terri Budlove, Business, won first place with a total of $7,274. In total 
the school contributed $52,427. 

“Big time thank you to all the people who donated," Mr. Tom Clark, Social 
Studies, said. 


AP-TIP SATURDAY SCHOOL 
SESSIONS 



T£riMarkowski(12) 

,A u ?lped review for the fi 


gave examples for the AP test. At 
the end of the sessions, there’s a 
drawing for prizes like iPads and 
cards. 



Jose ph S awicki (12) 

I found out about this through my 

AP teachers. It [AP-TIP] was a 
review of the basic information of 
each course, these stats helped 
with what we're learning. 


06 CU 



1. Tara Zlotkowski (11) prepares to throw a free throw in the first period 
of the game. The free throw was good, adding another point to the score 
board for the Indians. Photo by: Larissa McBride 2. Rachel Bell (10) looks 
to pass the ball to her teammate at the Nov. 23 game. The girls varsity 
team lost to Penn 39-27. Photo by: Jeannine Toth 3. Rolanda Curington 
(12) stops progression of the ball with 20 seconds left in the first half. The 
girls kept the lead throughout the remainder of the game, winning 66-57. 
Photo by: Larissa McBride 4. Rolanda Curington (12) and Lindsey Kusbel 
(11) help Tara Zlotkowski (11) after she was pushed down by a Merrillville 
Pirate. The girls got right back into the game afterwards. Photo by: Larissa 
McBride 5. The girls varsity basketball team gathers together during a 
Merrillville time out. Coach Marc Urban prepared the team for the upcoming 

plays. Photo by: Larissa McBride 






















PLAY IN G WITH 

varsity girls start season with unexpected hardships 


( Girls varsity basketball began the season with the loss of a few team- 
nates due to injury, but still tried their best to keep up with games from 
he start of the season without Alyssa Todd (10) and Rachel Bell (10). 
“The season has started out well, as expected, [and] we only had one 
oss so far, and that loss we learned from, so it won’t happen again," 
Rolanda Curington (12) said. 

Although the team had their fair amount of winning games, the two 
individuals cope with stress over their injuries. 

“I tore my ACL at the Merrillville fieldhouse two weeks before tryouts 
for LC [on Oct. 20]. I was really upset for weeks about not being able to 
play my whole sophomore year," Todd said. 

The students also had their own opinions on the season with losing 
two teammates. 

“Losing two of our sophomores, who would have helped us tremen¬ 
dously, due to ACL problems was really devastating but coaches were 
able to make the necessary adjustments to continue with a successful 
season. Sadly, I will not be able to play with those two outstanding play¬ 
ers because they won't be back until the summer," Curington said. 

Even though the teammates with injuries cannot play, they still continue 


to participate in the girls’ games. 

“It is really hard not being able to play at all this season, but I’m happy 
I get to still cheer for my team. Rachel Bell (10) and I cheer on our team 
and give them words of encouragement," Todd said. 

Todd takes in the fact that she will not play for the rest of the season, 
which leads to her thinking of the positive alternatives. 

“Now it still sucks, but I have realized that the only thing I can do is 
come back stronger next year. I will be fully released to play basketball 
again within the first couple weeks of summer,” Todd said. 

Final thoughts of the season extenuate the teammates feelings for the 
rest of the year. 

“Personally, the season everyone will be in for a surprise on what we 
will accomplish as long as my teammates keep doing all the little things 
we will definitely make it far, so just be ready to hear about Lake Central 
girls basketball," Curington said. 

As final thoughts, the team is ready for what the season is going to 
bring to them, with losses and wins. 


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1. Robin Hood’s Merry Men surround Brett Balicki (10) and Jackson DeLisle 
(10). When told that his kingdom was about to be taken over, DeLisle sum¬ 
moned his army. Photo by: Darian Smith 2. Zachary Buntin (12), waits for the 
woman of his dreams by standing in her window. Alyssa Graziani (12) was 
surprised to see him. Photo by: Kristina Plaskett 3. Mia Gjeldum (12) rejoices 
because she believes the information on the note sent to Lady Marian is good 
news. This show was the last fall show performed in the auditorium. Photo by: 
Darian Smith 4. Alyssa Graziani (12) is upset because she believes her love 
life is over. Mia Gjeldum (12) tried to cheer up Graziani, by telling her jokes 
that she did not find amusing. Photo by: Darian Smith 5. Zachary Buntin (12) 
and Alyssa Graziani (12) embrace because they saved England from tyrant 
rule. The fall show ran the weekend of Nov. 21. Photo by: Kristina Plaskett 


FINDING LOVE 


fall show gives a witty take on a classic tale of justice 


Juring 1 


ling i 


} weekend of Nov. 21, the auditorium was transformed into 
Sherwood Forest with the performance of “The Somewhat True Tale of 
Robin Hood." 

I thought [the performance] was good. It was very different, my portray- 
I a man, because you have to do a bunch of different characteristics 
and, in the end, it was really stressful," Lauren Bourget (1 2) said. 

The show follows the title character, Robin Hood, as he plots to defeat 
Jthe evil Prince John. Struggling to keep all of his well-meaning Merry Men 
"under control, Robin Hood embarks on a journey to obtain the beautiful 
Lady Marian’s hand in marriage. 

“Once I put on my fancy medieval dresses, it made me feel more like a 
princess and helped me get more into my character,” Alyssa Graziani (12) 
said. 

While some people were stepping into their dresses, others were step¬ 
ping into their first roles in Lake Central Theater. Although William Kruzan 
(9) was a technician backstage, he was asked to play a small roll onstage 
at the last minute in order to add humor to the show. 


“I was not nervous at all when they asked me to do it because I had 
been in previous performances at my middle school. The seniors were also 
very helpful in making me feel comfortable," Kruzan (9) said. 

Many seniors partcipated in the fall show, so this was an opportunity for 
the underclassmen to learn from them and prepare themselves for next 
year. 

"I thought it was a great experience because I got to be in the last show 
with all the seniors and meet new people, like the freshmen. I also met 
some new juniors and sophomores," Brett Balicki (10) said. 

“Robin Hood" was the last fall show put on in the old auditorium. Many 
would find this to be a sad time, but some cast and crew members, like 
Bourget, found the experience more sweet than bitter. 

“It was different because I'm a senior. It was my last. I was trying to 
make it the best I could. It just felt like a family this year. Nobody really 
hated each other and we all had a good bond together,” Bourget said. 
Page by: Alyssa Born, Nathan Bowdish, Zachary Buntin, Brittany Raba- 
tine, Darian Smith and Jeannine Toth 


£ bought a new racecar 
"for my next racing sea¬ 
son at Uliana Speedway," 

Nicholas Minkema (12) 
said. 


^V^got 3rd place at Region¬ 
al for theater. I was shocked 
when we found out because 
the competition was tough," 

Raquel Rembert (10) said. 


£ participated in the 
"celebration of not shav¬ 
ing your face during the 
month of November," 

Thomas Quinn (12) said. 


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November 1 < 


> November 9 


> November 16 













THANKSGIVING ENDEAVORS 


I 


Sarah Colby (11) 


I saw a guy spray Listerine 
mouthwash into his eyes 
on purpose. Then he 
blamed us for it. 



Samuel Ruzga (9) 

I went pheasant hunting 
and did all the prep work 
for the meat with my step¬ 
brother. 



Michael Clark (9) 

I ran the Dyer Gobbler 
Classic 5K in the morning 
to raise money to support 
a local food drive. 



Munster meet marks begin¬ 
ning of wrestling season 

On Nov. 30, the JV wrestling team ap¬ 
proached the mat from a competitive stand¬ 
point for the first time this season. Although 
it was only a practice meet, the matches 
provided beneficial insight to the coaches. 

“A meet like this is a chance to see how 
[the freshmen] do. This is a good measure¬ 
ment for us to see how they’re doing and 
how we can improve," Coach David Gnaden 
said. 

The schools that participated in this meet 
include Valparaiso, Penn, Crown Point and 
Munster. 



1. Justin Barksdale (9) 2. Walker Brummet (9) 3. Aus¬ 
tin Langwinski (9) 4. Michael Townsend (9). Photos 
by: Brittany Rabatine 


STAR ATHLETES SET FUTURES IN STONE 


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Alec Olund (12) 


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Olund is going to play Divison I baseball at Purdue 
University and signed his letter of intent on Nov. 13. 
Though sought after by many colleges, Purdue pre¬ 
sented him with the best opportunities. “I had about 
11 or 12 offers from different schools I was in contact 
with,” Olund said. 

Photo submitted by: Alec Olund 


Gelen Robinson (12) 

Robinson signed a letter of intent on Nov.13 
to participate in football and track at Purdue 
University next fall. Robinson also competes in 
wrestling but is unable to do all three next year. 
“I couldn’t do all three because it was too close 
in season. Wrestling would tie too much into the 
seasons, but track is a spring sport so they're op¬ 
posite sides of the year so I can still do that too," 
Robinson said. 
Photo by: Gabriella Born 



£l was driving down 1-65, 
slid, spun around three 
times, and slammed into 
a median dodging a semi¬ 
truck," Brandon Evers (12) 
said. _ 




^Thie morning of Thanks¬ 
giving I ran a 5K at 
Faith Church," Camryn 
Halfeldt (9) said. 



£ went to New Buffalo, Michi¬ 
gan with my family. We all ate 
dinner together, and we will 
go there for Christmas, too," 

Joshua Taylor (9) said. 


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hung out with my best 
friends. I basically just 
spent time with my fam¬ 
ily," Jacob Zak (9) said. 


LEARNING STYLE ON THE MAGNIFICENT MILE 


Ashley Kropp (12) 


“We went to the Rosemont Fashion Outlets 
in Chicago. We learned a lot about deals 
that they had to offer and what is consid¬ 
ered to be high-end fashion and what’s 
considered to be low-end fashion." 


N brother and his fam¬ 
ily came over for a very 
eventful dinner. We woke 
up at 3 a.m. and went to 
Target to get a TV and 
came home with nothing," 
Danette Boring (12) said. 



FASHION 

MERCHANDISING 


“In Fashion Merchandising we learn the differ¬ 
ence between fads and trends. We went to the 
stores and looked at the displays. Now we know 
what’s in and what will be in, and we learn about 
how designers are already working on looks for 
summer during the winter." 


Michelle Saulters (1 2) 



H\ visited family and I went 
Black Friday shopping. 

I went to Ulta," Katrina 
Lozanoski (9) said. 


CATCHING FIRE HITS 
THE BIG SCREEN 


t 


went to Chicago. [I 
went with] my cousins. 
We walked around and 
went shopping,” Morgan 
Eriksen (10) said. 


P jjggjof sj 
wtooaaw “Calcfrmq 
Fire" 

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Percent of students 
who are not 
interested in seeing 
“Catching Fire" 


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went to Minnesota. I 


went to a Bears game 
with all of my friends," 

Gregory Thomas (12) 
said. 


MAY THE BOOKS BE 
EVER IN YOUR FAVORITES 



The Hunger Games trilogy, 
written by Suzanne Collins, 
follows Katniss Everdeen and 
her fight against the govern¬ 
ment of Panem. Throughout 
the years, the Hunger Games 
has gained many fans who 
are loyal to both the book and 
movie series. 

“[The books were] amazing. 

I read them when they first 
came out [and] when I was 
in 6th grade, and as soon as 
I read the first [book] I knew 
they were going to become a 
good series. I couldn't wait for 
the next one to come," 

Eva Kimberly (10) said. 


1. The Fashion Merchandising class gets 
assigned a class project. The students were 
told to decorate the classroom walls to rep¬ 
resent display windows. Photo by: Gabriella 
Born. 2. Michelle Saulters (12), Kailey Steaple- 
ton (12), Ashley Kropp (12), Andi Wartman 
(11) and Talia Harman (10) pose for a picture 
while on the field trip for Fashion Merchandis¬ 
ing. The class went to see the windows at 
the Fashion Outlets of Chicago after finishing 
their window display projects. Photo submit¬ 
ted by: Ashley Kropp. 3. Paper mannequins 
hang on the wall in the Fashion Merchandising 
room. This project was assigned to demon¬ 
strate what they had learned on a class trip to 
Chicago. Photo by: Gabriella Born. 4.Tiffany 
Polyak (11) shops in Victoria’s Secret early 
Friday morning on Nov. 29. Polyak participated 
in Black Friday shopping with a small group of 
friends. Photo by: Jennifer Maguire. 
















BLACK FRIDAY 


students search for the lowest deals and 

best finds over fall break 


he anticipation grew as people stood in line waiting to get the hottest 
"deals of the season. Whether it’s for the shoppers themselves or others, 
chaos was surely expected. People prepared for door-buster sales as the 
Black Friday shopping begins. 

“I went Black Friday shopping with a group of my friends. We left at 
about 9:30 p.m. I felt like we had good timing and got there at a decent 
time. My friends and I [stayed out] probably until 6 a.m.," Hannah Pratt 
(10) said. 

The stores carry limited-time sales, offering the lowest prices of the sea¬ 
son. Stores with electronics and clothing are the most common destina¬ 
tions for shoppers. 

“I [shop] for myself and my friends [on Black Friday]. The best deals are 
probably on electronics,” Tiffany Polyak (11) said. 

Many shopper’s competitive side was drawn out on Black Friday as they 
race to store entrances hours before opening. Some stores opened late 
on Thanksgiving night to attract more customers and increase their sales. 


BLITZ 

“I think that stores should open at midnight on Friday, instead of 6 p.m. 
on Thursday night. Thanksgiving is a time for families to be together, and 
Black Friday starting late Thursday night definitely cuts into that," Pratt 
said. 

Cyber Monday is similar to Black Friday, offering the same deals, except 
online. This takes place the Monday following Thanksgiving, offering 
shoppers another chance at the deals. 

“I like Cyber Monday better because that’s when all the best deals hap¬ 
pen, and I also don’t have to deal with the crowds and chaos of Black 
Friday," Paige Carter (10) said. 

Whether it was for Black Friday or Cyber Monday, many students partici¬ 
pated in this shopping frenzy. 

“I like the fun of it. The sales don’t really mean anything," Polyak said. 
Page by: Gabriella Born, Jennifer Maguire, Jessica McCullough, Abigail 
Peppin and Hannah Pittman 



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NOVEMBER 


A 


ALL NEW 

EVERYTHING 



rWith a new school comes new equipment. As the old 
fJBMequipment is given to other schools within the corpora- 
tHWtion or auctioned off, new equipment is placed in each 
Vof the new classrooms. 

■ “Before the demolition process, we will have a public 
^auction for anything that is leftover: doorknobs, doors, 
\idoor frames, student desks, bookshelves or anything 
else not being used in the new school. There will be 
about a two-week process just for the public to come 
in," Mr. Robin Tobias, Principal, said. 

Each new classroom will be furnished with new student 
desks and chairs. 

“[The desks and chairs] can move independent of each 
other, so teachers will have flexibility to create different 
classroom, conversation and group work arrangements 
that normally wouldn’t happen in the old school," Mr. 
Tobias said. 

In addition to the new student desks and chairs, the 
rooms will also have updated technology. 

“Since I won’t be using my overhead projector 
anymore, the classroom will be less paper and more 
electronic," Mrs. Rose Kennedy, Spanish, said. 

Classrooms will have an upgraded SMART Board 
with interactive projection features. They will not have 
chalkboards anymore; instead, dry-erase boards will be 
utilized. 


“The new SMART projectors project right onto a white 
board and it will have a fingertip-interactive technology 
to better presentation capabilities," Mr. Tobias said. 

Additionally, art classes will be getting new kilns and 
pottery areas, the auto shop will be receiving new lifts 
and other tool devices and the cooking classrooms will 
contain new ovens, sinks, refrigerators and dishwashers. 
Teachers will receive new computers in each classroom. 
The new equipment will greatly benefit teachers and 
how they run their classes. 

“The old electricity really affects how we have to run 
labs and now we will be able to complete these labs 
more effectively,” Mr. David Harnish, Chemistry, said. 

Along with benefitting the teachers, the modern equip¬ 
ment will help benefit the students as well and create an 
easier learning environment. 

“From what I hear there is a lot more space for the 
labs and more experiments can be done. I also hear that 
there will be more safety precautions," Marc Garcia (10) 
said. 

The new school will increase productivity levels in the 
classroom because of access to state-of-the-art tools. 
Page By: Megan Barenie, Julia Demma, Breanna Dobos, 
Megan Heifers, Sara Lisac, Maneet Mander, Kennedy 
Phalen, Kristina Plaskett and Zachary Tarnow 


out with the old, in with the new 




NO-SHAVE 

NOVEMBER 


of students 
who participated in 



poll out of 300 students 


Swimmers Swamp the Meet 


On Nov. 26, the girls varsity swimming 
and diving team had their first home 
meet against Portage and won 138-47. 

The girls feel like they will do well this 
season and progress more as time goes 
on. 

“I feel like the win will help us go far. It 
was our first meet, so we started off on 
a good note," Tracilyn Muszalski (12) 
said. 

The 2013-2014 team is the last group 
of swimmers who will start out a season 
in the old pool. 


MHHXiyy v'K'l*.r*** 

uppuuuuuuuumiuuumu 



Kayla Norris-Centre (10) swims freestyle 
during a home Highland meet. The JV girls 
swimmers raced in the heat prior to the varsity 
girls. Photo by: Heather Stedt 


fit was fun going to our 
*state cheerleading competi¬ 
tion. Before we performed, 
we kissed the State ring 
that last year’s team won," LV 
Olivia Middleton (10) said. 





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“I played for Los Polios 
iHermanos soccer team; 
we went 15 and 0.1 
scored 65 goals in seven 
games and we were the 
best in the state," Jack 
Kuehner (11) said. 


6* 


^‘1 went to a college 
“football game for the 
Wisconsin Badgers," 

Austin Chekaluk (10) 
said. 


November 9 < > November 13 


> November 22 


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1. Old furniture sits on the sidewalk waiting to be 
picked up for disposal. Most of the fumture in the old 
school was put up for auction. 2. Scrap supplies lie 
outside of the new building. The construction workers 
used the sidewalks for temporary storage. 3. The new 
equipment was available for students to view mid- 
December. The auto shop had all new tools added for 
students to use. Photos by: Zachary Tarnow 4. Old art 
stands were taken from storage for the art students 
to use. These easels will be used in the new building 
until new ones arrive. Photo by: Kennedy Phalen 5. 
Students sit in the classrooms while taking a tour of the 
new building. It was available for students to view in the 
middle of December. Photo by: Sophie Sablich 


INDIANS TAKE ON THE 59ers 

Tyler Wideman (12) 



£\ performed at the half¬ 
-time of the first basketball 
game of the season 
against Andrean," Kelsie 
Verhoeve (10) said. 


[The crowd] increases our 
intensity level and we feed 
off of them and it helps a lot. 



Matthew Meneghetti (12) 

I was just pumped to get 
back on the floor with my 
team. We hadn’t played them 
[Andrean] in forever. 


APUSH IT TO THE LIMIT 

Julia Gruver (10) 

We got the assingment at the begin- 
ning of October and I worked on it 
U ki every weekend. You had to write a 
w J summary about every chapter we’ve 
f ' learned and then you had to have 
’ interactive details that go with the 




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November 25 < > November 28 



summaries. 


It was difficult; you had to 
summarize every chapter in one 
page so you had to pick out all the 
important information and then go 
from there and add the interactive 
stuff. 

Samantha McCuaig (10) 



^*1 went to Michigan for 
“my soccer tournament, 
and I also went to my 
grandma’s house for p 

Thanksgiving," Nathan . 

Puch (10) said. 



I went to the movie theater to 
io see the new movie “Frozen" 
that came out on Thanksgiv¬ 
ing," Abby Markowski (9) said. 


> November 29 


067 























December 1 < 


December 2< 


> December 7 


/we had two varsity choir 
^concerts," 

Sydney Farmer (10) said. 



I £ I put up Christmas deco- 
"rations inside with my 
little sister," Jordan 
Garcia (10) said. 


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f\ was getting off the bus 
"and I rolled my ankle," 

Leanne Mroz (12) said. 


TRANSPORTATION 
IN THE WINTER 
WEATHER 



Percent of students drive 
with someone else 


Poll out of: 330 students 


DON’T 

winter formal 



Hailey Garlich (11) gives advice on 
the right way to ask a date to formal. 


DO make sure that when you ask your date, it 
comes as a surprise to them. 


DON’T do the typical way everyone asks 
their dates. 


DO make sure you put thought into the idea 
and make it really original. 


DON’T use a text message as the way you will 
ask your date. 


Tyler Sullivan’s (12) 
studying schedule 


E l decide to start studying 
at 5:00 in the evening. I 
have a poor grade in Pre- 
Calculus, and I really need 
LO to raise that grade. 



I stop my studying around 
this time. I end at this time “ 
because I need to get up qj 
really early. Before I go ■ 

to sleep, I re-do all of the ^ 
problems I already did. ■ 


E " This is the time I get up for 
school. I will be repeat- 
^ ing this schedule all three 
days that finals are. It’ll all 
LO be worth it in the end. 


SWIM TO VICTORY 

On Tuesday, Dec. 3, the 
boys swim team got back 
into the Lake Central pool 
for their first varsity meet 
against Valparaiso. The 
boys won the meet with a 
score of 97-89. 

“We went into the meet as 
underdogs, so it was really 
exciting winning," Tyler 
Hires (11) said. 



Ivano Garzo (10) comes 


up to take a breath while 
swimming the butterfly 
stroke. Garzo contributed 
to the Indians win over 
Valparaiso. 


GIVING BACK: ANGEL TREE 

Colin Rafalski (9) 


M 

L 


I bought some toys be¬ 
cause some people don’t 
have enough money to buy 
presents for their families. 


Alexis Mar tinez (11) _ 

It’s good to help people in 
need. My AP Psych class 
gave money to a student who 
went to buy all the presents. 


068 


ER 



1. Mr. Ron Fredrick’s, English, room is filled with 
pictures donated by students. Mr. Fredrick has 
been collecting these photos for the last 1 7 years. 
Photo by: Raeanne O'Day 2. Mr. Thomas Clark 
catches his student’s attention while explain¬ 
ing the propaganda on an old war poster. A 
student-teacher inspired his teaching style when 
he brought in WWII stuff and his students were 
amazed. Photo by: Christi Raichle 3. Although his 
classroom sits empty, Mr. Fredrick’s pictures bring 
a more personal vibe to the room. The pictures 
were left on the walls after the move. Photo by: 
Raeanne O’Day 4. Mr. Clark presents a historical 
document to his U.S. History students. Mr. Clark 
is known to incorporate items from history during 
class to enrich his teaching. Photo by: Christi 
Raichle 


m 






















December 7 < 


> December 8 


> December 8 


fv/e finally bought a real 
"Christmas tree and put 
it up. It looks so much 
better," Evie 
Reder (9) said. 


a 


_ J 


I_ 



^V^went Ripsticking when it | 
snowed. There was a hill by my |_ 
house that we used," Gage Ray 
(10) said. 


Pi 



fv£ had to run outside for 
"track. It was freezing and 
there was snow on the 
ground,” Sarah Hunsley (9) 
said. 


MOVING AHE4D 



^^asoned teachers anticipate 

A^TOecember 2013, the North Wing of the building will be 
nothing but memories. However, Mr. Thomas Clark, Social Studies, 
nd Mr. Ron Fredrick, English, have already focused on incorporat¬ 
ing history into their classrooms. 

Since the beginning of his teaching career, Mr. Clark has taught in 
oom Cl 03. Over the course of 31 years he has collected hun- 
reds of historical artifacts and was inspired to center his room 
round them after a student-teacher brought WWII items to share 
✓ith the class. 

“I’m a more hands-on type of teacher. Students appreciate learn¬ 
ing more when you bring stuff in. American history isn’t all about the 
dates; it’s about feeling the history. History is storytelling,’’ Mr. Clark 
said. 

When Mr. Fredrick began teaching 1 7 years ago, the walls of his 
room were blank. After students began asking why the room was 
so bare, he allowed them to start filling the walls with pictures. De¬ 
spite the history and stories these pictures bring to his classroom, 
they did not make it to his classroom in the new building. 


their future while cherishing the past 

“To move all the pictures would be virtually impossible. The 
pictures will stay with this room. They are this room. They will stay 
here,” Mr. Fredrick said. 

The technical aspects of moving are difficult enough to work 
around, but it is often harder to maneuver around the emotions and 
their affects. 

“I will miss it tremendously. It just hit me this morning that I'm not 
going to have this anymore. I look at the walls and at all my former 
students all the time, coming and going. It was nice to remember 
them. I will miss it," Mr. Fredrick said. 

History has the power to impact each person in a different way. 

For Mr. Clark and Mr. Fredrick, history made its mark in their class¬ 
rooms. 

“As you get older, it gets harder to accept change, but you need 
to get over it. Even though it's painful to move on from what seems 
so familiar, change is good,” Mr. Clark said. 

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bert, Allissa Aardema, Raeanne O’Day and Christi Raichle 


















BROKEN 


— 


the varsity girls put up a fight 
lainst the Merrillville Pirates 


he varsity girls basketball team had a triumphant win 
against Merrillville. The Lady Indians broke the Pirate’s streak. It took a lot 
of preparation for the Lady Indians to win 66-57. 

“I think we improved a lot from last year. We knew what their strengths 
|were, and we put a stop to [them],” Ashley O’Malley (11) said. 

Last season the girls were consistently unable to win against Merrill¬ 
ville. This season, however, the Lady Indians went into the game with a 
|positive mindset. 

“We really focused on everything we [could] improve [on] and on their 
weaknesses. We also worked on our weaknesses and made them our 
strengths,” Rolanda Curington (1 2) said. 

A new mindset was not all the varsity girls changed from last year. 

They prepared themselves physically by following a strict schedule of 
practice and conditioning and strategically by watching their opponents 
play. The improved bond between coach and players also proved helpful. 

“This year we know [Coach Marc Urban, Physical Education] better, 


STREAK 


and he knows us more and the positions we can play. He put us in the 
right places and gave us the right roles," Gina Rubino (11) said. 

One Lady Indian in particular was quite familiar with how the Merrillville 
Pirates played the game. Jayla Harvey (11) transferred from Merrillville to 
Lake Central this year. 

“[Transferring] was weird because we played with each other for so 
long, but it was fun playing against [Merrillville]. However, I had the same 
drive. Just because [the Merrillville players and I] are friends, [that] didn’t 
mean anything. I play for LC, not Merrillville," Harvey said. 

Rubino was well-prepared and ready for this big game. As a shooting 
guard, she made 29 points throughout the game. Six of these shots were 
3-pointers. 

“We just maintained our focus throughout the whole game. We didn’t 
stop playing even for a minute because that would give them a chance to 
score," Rubino said. 

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TESTING THE WATERS 



In December the boys and girls swimming and 
diving teams received permission to utilize the 
new pool. Unlike the old pool, the new 
pool can be divided into three separate 
B sections, which allows the teams to 

■ practice with more space. 

■ “I’d say we were all pretty excited for 
* the new pool. We were kind of bummed 

B because we were supposed to get in 

■ there earlier," Basile said. 

■ The new pool was modeled off of 
f Munster’s pool and was designed with en- 
; hanced features, such as a 3-meter diving 
| board and additional swimming lanes. 

I “There is a whole new cool-down pool, 
i The divers got to go in a seperate pool, and 

we don’t have to change the lane lines," 

I Vasquez said. 

Gavin Basile (10) Marina Vasquez (10) 



Getting in the 
finals spirit 


00 Wednesday. Dec. 1 8 was 
^ Pajama Day. “1 think every 
■ day should be pajama 

O day," Ariel Khalil (11) said. 

o 

r\ 






Thursday, Dec. 19 was 
Hawaiian Shirt day. “It 
was a very colorful day. It 
felt like summer," Navneet 
Kaur (11) said. 

Dec. 19 



Friday, Dec. 20 was Ugly 
■ Sweater or Ugly Tie day. 

O “People got really creative 
w with what they wore," Tyler 
Q Payne (12) said. 



1. Tara Zlotkowski (11) prepares to take 
a shot just inside the three-point line. She 
contributed a total of 15 points through¬ 
out the game. 2. Gina Rubino (11) blocks 
a Merrillville player from passing the ball. 
Rubino started playing for the Indians 
during her freshman year. 3. Victoria 
Gard (10) aggressively dribbles the ball 
down the court for the Indians. This was 
exciting for Gard because she got to play 
varsity. 4. Gina Rubino (11) attempts to 
make a shot while being guarded by the 
Merrillville team. Rubino contributed a 
total of 29 of the 66 points the Indians 
earned in that game. Photos by: Jennifer 
Mohamed 



WHAT TO EXPECT 
FROM ZOMBIE PROM 

Elise Bereolos (10) 


£ 



“1 hope it's a really amazing 


show because it's the last 

■ -4VV firfi. 

show in the auditorium." 



Megan Barry (10) 

* 

“The actual lines of the show 
are really cheesy and hilan- 
ous. 1 laugh every time." 



Lauren Bourget (12) 


“It’s my senior year so I 
hope it’s going to be the best 
one yet." 


£\ got in a car accident 
“in my neighborhood 
because my brother 
accidently rolled a stop 
sign. The car was to¬ 
talled," Benjamin Geyer 
(10) said. 



t 


saw my brother for the 
first time in three and a 
half years. He lives in Los 
Angeles," Katie Schoen- 
berger (12) said. 



. 


went to Chicago for my 
sixteenth birthday," Hay- 
lee Sherlund (10) said. 



tore [my ACL] during 
a basketball game and 
I was driving to the lane 
and jump stopped," 

Rachel Bell (10) said. 




I 

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'si 


December 5 < 


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December 20 < December 20 < >Decembei 





































i 


got a job and I learned 
how to ice-skate with 
my best friends," Tiffany 
Polyak (11) said. 


December 1 < 


_I 


December 2< > December 3 



if 


] went sledding and I pre¬ 
pared to move houses," 

Kyle Hayes (11) said. 



_I 


I_ 



C l 

went to downtown Chi¬ 
cago with my boyfriend, 
and we saw a movie 
together," Sarah Milzarek 
(10) said. 


HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT 
FORMAL TICKET SALES? 


Daniel Sanchez (11) 



I thought it was well-organ¬ 
ized and went smoothly. 
Everyone cooperated, so it 
wasn't hectic or crazy. 



Clare Majchrowicz (10) 


I don’t think it was organ¬ 
ized. The line was so long, so 
I went to the front to avoid 
waiting for tickets. 


1. Joseph Bannister (11) pushes off a 
Bowman defender to find a path to the hoop. 
In the third quarter Bowman caught up and 
the Indians led the score by one point, 39-38. 

2. Focused on his opposing player, Tyler Ross 
(12) defends against the Bowman Eagles 
player on offense. The Indians led the game 

17-6 at the end of the first quarter. 3. The 
student fan section cheers on the Indians 
as they fight against the Bowman team. The 
Indians fed off of the crowd's energy, and the 
team's performance encouraged more chants. 
4. With an expression of determination on his 
face, Cory Dickelman (12) prepares to shoot 
a free throw. After a tough battle the Indians 
lost the game to the Bowman Eagles, 63-58. 
Photos by: Ashley Bates 



Zachary Beemsterboer (11) 


Buying formal tickets was re¬ 
ally easy. The only downside 
was the long line which we 
didn’t have with online sales. 



Rylee Ollearis (10) 


It was a long line to buy 
formal tickets, but it wasn’t 
difficult. I thought it was 
pretty easy. 



HARVEST 
CLASSIC 
COMPETITION 
DEC. 7, 2013 


tling teams 
feted I 


LAST” IGHT 




The plact that L - 
Central^^B^d as 
a team 


Wrestlers placed 
in the top 8 of their 
weight class 


CONCERT BRINGS NOSTALGIA 

Due to the move to the academic wing, Jazz I, 
Jazz II and Symphonic bands performed their last 
concert in the auditorium. 

“It was an emotional night for me knowing that 
it was also one of my last Lake Central jazz con¬ 
certs ever," Theofanis Rauch (12) said. 

With students aware that it was their last night, 
the atmosphere was quite different. 

“As soon as the concert finished, I had a flash¬ 
back to my high school career. I thought about all 
of the memories that I have made in this building, 
and now it’s coming to an end," Rauch said. 

Now that the old school is closed, all further jazz 
concerts will be held in the gymnasium. 



1 Zachary Nipperl (12) 2. Mr. Chris Harmon and Ja zz Band 3. Ben¬ 
jamin Moore (10) 4. Chnstopher Tamowski (11) Photos by: Matthew 
Carlton and Madeline Conley 


072 


ER 






























December 5< > December 7 


> December 8 


£ I played recreational 
hockey with my friends 
and competed with my 
team," Jeffrey Vervlied 
(12) said. 




spent time with my 
friends, and I had dance 
practice," Julia DelSangro 
(10) said. 


I 

L 



a 


lid nothing. All I did was 
sit at home on the couch 
and watch TV," Mark 

Cydick (9) said. 



FAITH IN THE 


Boys go head-to-head against the 
Eagles for basketball bragging rights 

The Fieldnouse filled with students, parents, and fans who had the op¬ 
portunity to watch the Indians face off against the Thea Bowman Leader¬ 
ship Academy Eagles on Dec. 13. 

“Coming into this game we were all looking forward to playing the 
seventh best team in the nation. The student section was packed and wild 
because everyone was so excited to see how this game would turn out,” 
Matthew Meneghetti (12) said. 

The boys gained the lead at the end of the first quarter with a score of 
1 7-6. As the game continued, the win became an outcome that could go 
either way. The crowd's cheers were deafening and rarely ceased. 

“Our team had a lot of turnovers. We played to their game instead of 
ours, which let them get ahead,” Joseph Bannister (11) said. 

The game ended with the Eagles being given the title of 2013 Class 
2A Basketball State Champions. This game would have granted a big win 



and bragging rights to Lake Central and the Region if it had gone in the 
Indians' favor. 

“As a team, I think we finished strong. The intensity level of the other 
team was different from what we’re used to. They’re all really athletic, so it 
was a fast-paced game," Amir Ransom (11) said. 

The score was a rollercoaster throughout the game, which encour¬ 
aged the crowds’ frantic cheers. After an intense battle, the Indians lost 
the game 63-58. The close score, however, showed that the team had the 
potential to really shine this season. 

“The student section was really crazy for this game. The atmosphere 
was fun, and even though we lost, it was a great game to be able to be 
at," Joule Tazbir (10) said. 

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NHS elves BRING CHEER 




Best part of holiday cheer 


During the Christmas season, Prairie Park 
in St. John decorates the area and provides 
activities for vistors. National Honors Sociey 
members volunteered to make the event a 
success. 

“I thought it was very nice for the town to 
come together with volunteers and donations 
for the food," Alexis Morales (11) said. 

The students helped by distributing candy 
canes and bring children to see Santa. 

“Really, the best part was just giving back to 
the community and working with the kids," Tari 
Markowski (12) said. 


DON’T 

Christmas 



Radiant Sykes (9) gives 
advice on avoiding a 
Christmas disaster 

DO wrap red and white lights 
around a railing to make it look 
like a candy cane. 

DON’T put too many lights 
in personal rooms, like bed¬ 
rooms. 

DO try and give a gift to some¬ 
one special. 

DON’T get upset if you don't 
get anything because Christmas 
is about giving. 


HOW DO YOU SPEND THE HOLIDAYS? 



Talia Harman (10) 


“We celebrate Hanukkah. Each 
day, you get a present, and in my 
family [the presents] get bigger 
each night. My family says prayers, 
and we play games, and then we 
light the [menorah]." 


TRADITIONS 


“I celebrate Serbian Orthodox Christmas 
on January 7th. [On Christmas] we make 
a bread and put dimes in it. If we find the 
dime in the bread, then you have good 
luck for the whole year." 


Angelina Kapetanov (11) 



^My senior cousin and I 
played a study game to 
help me study for Chem¬ 
istry," Xochitl Regalado 
(10) said. 



^My dad and I took my 
little siblings sledding," 

Gabrielle Frigo (11) said. 





i 


I went to church and ate 
breakfast with my family 
and grandparents. Then, 
we opened presents," 

Veronica Wing (10) said. 



ER 


December 18< 


December 21 < 


> December 25 



















JINGLE BELL 


theater company sings at 
Strack and VanTil 


)n Wednesday, Dec. 18, the Lake Central Theater Company went to 
Strack & Van Til to sing carols for the customers and raise money for future 
iproductions. This was the eleventh year that the theater members have car- 
loled at the Strack and Van Til grocery store. 

I “I would say that it was one of the more enjoyable experiences than years 
lpast because there was a large crowd of carolers, and there were a lot of 
shoppers that stopped to say thank you,” Mr. Ray Palasz, English, said. 

During the performance, the members had a donation box to collect con¬ 
tributions from passers-by. Emma Rose (12) held a collection box for these 
shopper donations while the customers did their shopping. 

“If people wanted to donate money to us, we had buckets there for dona¬ 
tions. We entertained the people we needed to and had a great time doing 
it and raised about $350 total," Aidan McCambridge (11), thespian society 
treasurer, said. 

Since 2003, theater students have taken part in this event that is now a 
tradition, and they intend to continue it for years to come. 


“This is my fourth year caroling with the company. My favorite part is just 
how much bonding you get to do with people, and I also think that the 
people walking by were happy to hear us," Rose said. 

The caroling is not only becoming a tradition, but something that the thes- 
pians begin to look forward to. 

“It’s tradition that we always bring cheer to my dark, dismal life,” McCam¬ 
bridge said. 

Even though this event has become a yearly tradition, the style of this 
year’s event was a little different than before. All of the students received 
caroling “scripts” with different pages, so they had to make up words as the 
caroling progressed. 

“The mix-up was pretty funny, and my favorite memory was probably 
when [McCambridge] and I sang a duet that only lasted about 30 seconds. 
Despite the mix-up, the group still performed with gratitude and enthusiasm. 
It was a lot of fun, and I look forward to doing it next year," Mr. Palasz said. 
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1. Theater students sing Christmas carols at the Schererville Strack 
& Van Til. They sang many holiday favorites during their performance. 

2. Megan Barry (10), Anastasia Rauch (10) and Erini Collaros (10) sing 
in a small group. Some carolers dressed in Christmas attire for an extra 
touch of holiday spirit. 3. Emma Rose (12), Aidan McCambridge (11) 
and Mr. Ray Palasz, English, sing in a small group. Rose was in charge of 
collecting donations for the theater company. 4. Emma Rose (12 ) takes 
donations from shoppers while caroling. These donations went to the 
theater program. Photos by: Zachary Buntin 
















ludents discuss the different ways to celebrate the holidays 


Holidays are not always celebrated in the way they show in mov- 
|ies and television shows; it is not always done by leaving milk and 
cookies for Santa or hanging up stockings on the fireplace. Traditions 
change from family to family, so each student has his or her own way 
[to celebrate. 

“For Christmas Eve, I went to the Serbian Church and they had a 
huge bonfire, and then on Christmas we opened presents and had a 
huge dinner," Angelina Kapetanov (11) said. 

Because of different ethnicities or traditions passed down through 
families, every student that celebrates the holidays celebrates it a little 
bit differently. Students like Andrew Tellas (11) stray away from the 
conventional customs. 

“My parents hide the pickle somewhere in my house, and whoever’s 
the first person to find it is the one that gets to open up the first pres¬ 
ent," Tellas said. 

Many people believe that the second that children wake up on 
Christmas morning, they rush straight to the tree full of excitement. 
However, some students did not wake up to open presents under their 


tree Christmas morning. Instead, they traveled somewhere to celebrate 
with their families. 

"I traveled to Mexico, and I had a party with my family on Christmas," 
Denise Castaneda (9) said. 

Others stayed home for Christmas to take part in the festivities. 

“I woke up and opened some gifts, and then we went to church and 
went to my grandma’s house. I went to my dad’s house and opened up 
gifts there, too," Alexia Laurisch (10) said. 

Many students took the time to spend the holidays with their rela¬ 
tives, whether they were close to home or a few hours away. 

“I visited my great-grandma who lives in [Valparaiso]. We watched 
football, and, well, she’s 95, so she can’t really move around, so we 
had to help her get to different places,” Christian Sullivan (12) said. 

Students spent the holidays traveling or staying home. One common 
pastime of the holiday season, though, is spending time with friends 
and family. 

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went snowboarding at 
ittersweet," Erin Todd 
(11) said. 


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VER 


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I 


I 



( went ice fishing 
fith my friends 
over break," Quinn 
O'Keefe (11) said. 


December 21 < > December 20 


I 


ft 


lefore winter break, we 
left for Wisconsin and 
didn’t take any of our 
finals," Thomas Lisac 
(12) said. 


> December 18 
















A BEST BUDDIES CHRISTMAS 



Jacob Kiefor (10) 

“This meeting was fun because I got 
to spend time with my friends and all 
the things we did together was fun, 
too. The cookies turned out really 
good, we put a bunch of decorations 
on the sugar cookies." 


Alexandria Tyler (10) 

“We decorated the pre-packaged 
sugar cookies with M&M’s and 
sprinkles. It was fun to hangout with 
the kids and be able to bake with 
them." 


DON’T 

grocery store caroling 



Anastasia Rauch (10) gives advice 
on harmonizing to holiday tunes 


DO have a lot of energy and be positive; make 
people happy. 


DON’T sing for someone if they don’t want 
you to sing. 


DO 


dress warm and seasonal. 


DON’T sing any songs you dont know all of 
the words to. 



1. Towards the end of a church service, Katarina 
Radoja (10) goes up to get a specially made 
and blessed bread which represents the body 
of christ. Radoja celebrates Serbian Orthodox 
Christmas with her family on January 7th. Photo 
submitted by: Katarina Rodoja. 2. Pictured is the 
Serbian hall that people go to after the service 
ends. Many stay here to socialize with friends. 
Photo submitted by: Katarina Rodoja. 3. Ariana 
Bulatovich (11) poses with her family after a 
church service on Christmas Eve. Before the 
service, Bulatovich’s family burns their Christ¬ 
mas tree and keeps the pieces that didn’t burn 
in her home until the following year. 4. Dreidels, 
traditional Hannukah toys, lie on a counter. 
Hannukkah began on the evening of Wednes¬ 
day, November 27 and lasted until Thursday, 
December 5. Photo by: Rachel Gross 



/My sister had her baby 
B shower over break, so 
I helped get ready for 
that," Marissa Grantham 
(11) said. 




£\ got a new car," Bran- 
“don Evers (12) said. 


FINALS BEFORE BREAK 



Matthew Beemsterboer (9) 

I do not think they should be 
before winter break, because 
I dont like to be stressed out 
before I go on vacation. 


Thomas Ruzga (12) 


I think it's a good idea. I don't 
like studying over winter 
break, so it makes sense. 



Nathaly Velazquez (9) 


I liked it because we didn't 
have to worry about studying 
over break. 



Emily Miklusak (10) 


I like taking exams before be¬ 
cause then you have time to 
review, go over information, 
and I won’t forget anything. 



C went bowling with 
legan Anderson [(12)]," 

Daniel Mikrut (1 2) said 


December 14 < 


> December 13 


> December 18 


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January 2< 


January 12< 

>January 15 


my cruise ship, they 
shot off fireworks on New 
Years. The cruise was 

a-.j 

£1 

|l went snowboarding, 
and it was the best time 
of my life. Except, 1 also 

• 

Jil -- j 

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I 

l 

d\ went out to dinner at 
House of Kobe for my 
birthday. 1 went with my 


to the Bahamas," Jenna 
Gabel (12) said. 


broke my ankle and 
wrist," Alyssa Davids (10) 
said. 


mom, her boyfriend and 
my grandma," Stephanie 
Spigolon (10) said. 


SNOWED IN AND 



Indiana calls state of emergency due to dangerous conditions 


Indiana may not have had a white Christmas this year, but it did experi¬ 
ence a post-Christmas shock. On the Sunday and Monday following New 
Years, Northwest Indiana was hit by a “Snowpocalypse." 

The state of Indiana called a state of emergency on Jan. 5, 6 and 7, ad¬ 
vising everyone to not drive on the roads. During this time, students had to 
either stay indoors and occupy themselves or face the subzero conditions. 

“I’ve never gone to a Blackhawks game before, and I've always wanted 
to go. I realized after so long that the snow might be an issue. We called 
[the box office] because our roads were closed that night and there was 
no way for us to get to the game. They told us, Tough luck, the game is 
still going on’,” John Hearne (12) said. 

Though some people had to miss out on fun activities, others had to 
pass up events a bit more serious. 

“Serbian Christmas was on Tuesday, Jan. 7. My family always buys the 


Christmas tree the weekend before, but because of the impact of the 
snow, this year we were not able to get a tree. My family also skipped 
church because the roads were too bad for us to drive there. There is 
another tradition where we have to walk around the church with candles 
and we could not do that because of the freezing temperatures,” Melanie 
Stepanovic (10) said. 

Some students decided to take action, regardless of the weather sever¬ 
ity. One student and his friends jumped at the opportunity to help out 
fellow community members in need. 

“On Wednesday when we had school off, me and my friends would 
drive around and look for tiny cars. Then we would use our bigger cars to 
help pull them out of ditches,” Brandon Evers (12) said. 

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STUDENTS STORM TWITTER 

Lake Central LCHSK ws Jo- 

Stay in those pajamas folks because school 
is cancelled for Wednesday, Jan. 8! 


Melanie Stepanovic (10) 

guys imagine if it was 32+ degrees., all 
this snow would be rain and we’d be like a 
whole new lake or somethin rn 

llija Marinkovic (11) 

So I’m gonna jump off my garage into a 

huge pile of snow in just shorts.yolo right? 

Check my vine in like 10 min 

Kaitlyn Schmitt (12) 

state of emergency??? ya the emergency is 
that i’m going INSANE 


January 18 < > January 22 


i I went to a Jake Bugg 
concert. It was very inter¬ 
esting, and it was a great 
atmosphere," Ethan 
Gomez (11) said. 


got the wording inked 
"into my tattoo," Brandon 
Manchak (12) said. 




> January 27 




a 


ne night, three friends and 
got into my car and drove 
around for four hours, blasting 
music and drove to all our 
friends’ houses in the Tri-Town 
area," Tristan Gardenhire (12) 
said. 


ALUMNI MEET AGAIN 


079 


FREDRICK’S 

FINAL 


Photos face the wrecking ball 

Though everyone has not had Mr. Ron Fredrick, 
English, as a teacher, most students and staff 
are familiar with the uniqueness of his former 
classroom. 

Mr. Fredrick’s classroom was covered wall- 
to-wall with donated pictures of his students; 
however, after the move to the new building, the 
pictures remained. 

“That room is that room. That room is the old 
Lake Central. This room is new. [The pictures] 
needed to stay," Mr. Fredrick said. 

A going away party was held for his old room, 
where around 70 of his former students came to 
say their goodbyes. Despite the great loss many 
felt regarding the room, there are currently no 
plans to continue this tradition. 

“As far as recreating that in the new room, I’m 
not into sequels," Mr. Fredrick said. 


1. Photos lay on the floor of El 12, and desks lay skattered. 

2. A group of former students pose for a picture with Mr. 
Ron Fredrick in his room. 3. At least 2,000 pictures stay 
on the walls in Mr. Fredrick’s classroom. Photos by: Ashley 
Bates 


g 1. Sheets of snow and ice cover the sports 
fields surrounding the school. Multiple sports 
had to reschedule events due to the freezing 
temperatures. 2. Snow blocks students' path as 
they walk from their parking spots from Zig-E’s 
Funland to the school. Students were forced 
to trudge through the snow. 3. Children play in 
the snow, enjoying the accumulation that had 
gathered over the past month. Students spent 
a total of five days at home due to the massive 
snow storms that occured. 4. Lake County resi¬ 
dents prepare to sled down a hill. Many people 
took advantage of the snowy weather. 

Photos by: Hannah Bryner 




4 


1. Current and alumni 
swimmers gather at the 
old pool for the alumni 
swim meet. 2. Elizabeth 
Markiewicz (‘ 13) swims 
backstroke m the alumni 
swim meet. Photos by: 
Bridget Protsman 


Around 50 former swimmers and their families 
rallied together for one last meet in the old pool 
on Dec. 28. 2013. 

“It started by word of mouth...but it spread pretty 
quickly," Coach Todd Smolinski, Social Studies, 
said. 

The group had a much bigger crowd than ex¬ 
pected and put a twist on a typical swim meet. 

“It was an abbreviated meet [with] a little more 
fun to it. We had a generation relay, so a grad 
from the 80's, a grad from the 90’s, a grad from 
2000," Smolinski said. 

























FULL CIRCLE 

When Lake Central was first opened in 1966, Mrs. Sandy Wright was a 
freshman. As a current guidance counselor at LC, her career has seen 
the full transition of the high school. After four years of being a student 
and 40 years as a staff member, her life can be defined as being over¬ 
lapped with the history of LC. 



Sandy Wright, Guidance, came from a small middle school and 
ntered LC along with 1,100 other students. Because this was a big 
ransition in her life, she was a bit apprehensive about coming into the 

w school. 

“My sister was a senior when I was a freshman, and at that time, they 
lowed hazing of freshmen. We had these blue-green beanies that we 
lad to wear and, at that time, blue-green put together was not cool, you 
'eally stood out in the crowd,” Mrs. Wright said. 

Although she was put through initiation her freshman year, she really 
looked forward to having the opportunity to change classes throughout 
the school day. At the time, the school itself was built to accommodate 
1,500 students. 

“I remember that everyone was new to the building, so there was no 
one to really show you around. Even though I went to summer school 
prior to coming over, summer school was over at what is now, Kahler, 
so being over there was not useful for getting you used to the building," 
Mrs. Wright said. 


Though the school was not nearly as big as it is now. It was a brand 
new school that still confused many students, including Mrs. Wright. 

“The original building consisted of E-hall, part of V-hall, the fieldhouse, 
and cafeteria. When they first built the school, they didn’t accommodate 
for the growth that was there," Mrs. Wright said. 

Her graduating class had about 300 students as compared to over 800 
students this year. 

“I still think it [Lake Central] is an excellent place for student to get an 
education if they take advantage of the opportunities here. There are 
probably about five times as many courses available now than at that 
time," Mrs. Wright said. 

After going away to college, she decided to come back to LC as a sub¬ 
stitute teacher. In January of 1975, Mrs. Wright was hired as a physical 
education teacher. 

“It was nice to come back to the high school where you were because 




« 


started to get interested 
‘in journalism my soph- 
more year. I thought 
‘this is something I can 
see for my future',” Mrs. 
Wright said. 


ft 


/! remember my junior 
"English class taking a 
field trip to Chicago to 
see a stage play for the 
first time," Mrs. Wright 
said. 



^My senior year, the stu¬ 
dents organized a field 
trip and we asked the 
teachers to sponsor us, r 

Mrs. Wright said. 



I_ 



The horse-shoe 
entrance allows 
entrance for 
the students 
and staff. Now, 
this part of the 
school is demol¬ 
ished. 

Photo from: 

1968 Quiver 


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Mrs. Wright and her friend are included 
in an ad for Sauzer’s Waffle Shop. 

The two of them enjoyed a snack after 
shopping in 1970. 

Photo from: 1970 Quiver 


The building stands in 1970 before any 
alterations were made to it. Mrs. Wright 
was a senior at the time. 

Photo from: 1970 Quiver 












MRS. WRIGHT REFLECTS ON HER 
FOUR YEARS AS A STUDENT AT 
LAKE CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL 


44 



The total amount of years 
Mrs. Wright has spent 
working and studying at LC. 


12 


We had to go 
through initiation. 

Our group of us 
qualified for a 
state track meet. 
There was a lot 
of excitement and 
drama around 

Boys basketball 
won sectionals. 


you know the background, and I knew a majority of 
the staff because I had them as teachers when I was 
there,” Mrs. Wright said. 

She was excited to become a bigger part of the 
school that she previously attended. In 1979, she 
became a guidance counselor for the school. Also, 
she was the founder of Dollars for Scholars. 

“I always enjoyed working with children, and it was 
something I really truly enjoyed," Mrs. Wright said. 

Because she became a counselor, she got to see the 
school grow, change, and develop into what it is today. 

“I almost cried when the building started to come 
down because that is where I was, but, it needed to be 
done and the focus needed to be there,” Mrs. Wright 


Although Mrs. Wright had felt an emotional connec¬ 
tion to the old building, she was excited for the new 
opportunities. 

“I think to give our students the opportunity to have 
much better facilities, that’s what it’s all about. That’s 
what education should be, it should provide the stuff 
that our students need to excel. I want to see kids 
have more opportunities," Mrs. Wright said. 

This year is Mrs. Wright’s last year as a staff member 
here and she will take with her many memories with 
her. 

“I had thought about retiring last year, but I wanted to 
stick around to see this," Mrs. Wright said. 

Page by: Sara Lisac, Megan Barenie, Hannah Sonner 
and Alayna Wallace 



Mrs. Sandy Wright, Guidance 


Mrs. Wright drives the Highland Cab 
that would transport students home 
when the family car was in use. The car 
was also used for picking up handi¬ 
capped and special education students 
in the community. 

Photo from: 1970 Quiver 


it’s time for the 

OVERLAP 















BYE 


Downpours of rain. Icy sleet. Bitter blizzards. Scorch¬ 
ing heat. Through all of these, construction workers on 
the new building have persevered. From the Olympic¬ 
sized pool to the 54th stairstep on the third floor, the 
development of the academic wing, pool and Main 
Street has finally come to its completion. 

From the groundbreaking day on Aug. 1,2012 to the 
first school day on Jan. 8, 2014 in the new academic 
wing, members involved have poured work and dedi¬ 
cation into the construction project. 

This entire project \s the result of the Tri-Town vote 
on Nov. 8, 2011. Students, staff and community 
members alike celebrated soon after when it was 
decided that the $130 million plan was to be put into 
action with 6,775 voting “yes" and 5,434 voting “no." 
This project would include the construction of a new 


1. Tba co struction crew works on the 
West Side of the Academic Wing outside of 
the Wedg-3. The Wedge will act as a com¬ 
munity err mce. 2. Crew members work 
lis of Main Street. Main Street 

| school to the old school. 
Rstruction, filled the pool 
with 800,000 gallons of water. It took 153 
complete. Photos by: 


connoM the ne 
3. Helm feoup, 


academic building, auditorium and updated sports 
facilities. All that was left was to wait. 

The ground was cleared away in preparation for 
the first phase: the academic wing. With it went the 
practice football field and track. From there, the five- 
year project sprung into action. The groundwork was 
laid, the walls were put up, and, suddenly, a three-story 
building rose before everyones’ eyes. 

By the second semester of the 2013-14 year, 
students were walking the newly-constructed halls 
and experiencing everything the school had to offer. 
However, this was only the beginning. 

Over the course of the next two years, a new audito¬ 
rium, band room, football field and track will take shape. 

It has been a long time coming, but there’s still a long 
way left to go. 


Rumors dubunked 

MggpirBeck, Assistant Principal, puts 
^^-school gossip to rest 


Teachers will not be getting 
clocks in their classrooms 

“The clocks are all on back order. 

They will be here soon," Mr. Beck, 
Assistant Principal, said. 

There is a cell phone 
blocker in the new school 

“This is not true. I think that there is so 
much steel in the new building that it 
created an unintentional block in the 
new school. [The staff] couldn’t even 
get their walkie-talkies to work,” Mr. 
Beck said. 


There was a fire the day 
before school resumed 

“The sprinkler machine malfunctioned 
and [the alarm] went off. Since the 
sprinklers started, that made the fire 
alarm automatically go off," Mr. Beck 
said. 

There are cameras in the 
new classrooms 

“We are definitely not allowed to put 
cameras in the classrooms. There are 
only cameras in the gym, but there 
always has been cameras in there," Mr. 
Beck said. 


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I 


graphics 


m 


The graphics room 
includes in-line binding 
and trimming systems. 

The software used to 

design banners, such 
as the ones in the Town 
Square, can now be 
made in the graphics 
room instead of outer 
sources. 

--r pOOi 



A feature of the new 
school includes an 
Olympic-sized swim¬ 
ming pool, available for 
both school and com¬ 
munity events. Lake 
Central is the second 
high school in North¬ 
west Indiana that has an 
Olympic-sized pool. 



tours 




The new building was 
officially open for stu¬ 
dent tours on Dec. 12. 
Teachers could take 
students during class, 
or Mr. Richard Moore, 
Assistant Principal, and 
Mr. Marty Freeman, 
Assistant Principal, led 
groups during lunch 
periods. 





MRS. LORI BRUMM, 
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 



“I think this [move] has more excitement 
[than Freshmen Center move in ‘94] be¬ 
cause of the pool and the restructuring of 
all the athletic areas that will be happen¬ 
ing," Brumm said. 

Upon the completion of the Freshman 
Center in 1994, Lake Central experienced 
its largest freshman class in the history of 

the school. 

“My oldest son came in [the Freshmen 
Center] and it was so exciting because 
they built it and it was supposed to be so 
modern and different with the commons 
and the display cases. It was an incredible 
leap for making the school better," Mrs. 
Brumm said. 



with 


the old 


1. Lockers in the former C-Hall 


2. Old desks are stacked to be 
sold at the auction. 3. The auction 
at the high school was on Feb. 1. 
The auction helped the school get 
rid of all old equipment. Photos by: 
Samantha Gross 


Community members from various parts of Lake 
County gathered on Feb. 1, 2014 for a final auction 
of supplies left behind. All kinds of people came to 
grab items, such as refrigerators, baby simulators, and 
scrap metal pieces. A lot of old school belongings 
were taken by other schools in the area. The auction 
generated $50,287 for the high school. 



I 


Q and A: Mr. Robin 


Tobias, Principal 


Are you excited for the new 
building? 

The old building has served its 
purpose and will go down quickly, we 
hope. 

Are you upset about leav¬ 
ing the old school? 

No, no I'm very much involved in the 
new building process and I am look¬ 
ing forward to being a part of how 
our students will adapt to that and 
teachers too. 


Do you have any memories 
that will disappear with the 
old building? 

There is a lot of tradition and history 
that can be set back to that old pool or 
eventually when we get a new gym, we 
will get to accomplish more. It's impor¬ 
tant to remember where programs 
started and how they’ve came about. 
But that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t 
focus on where we are going. 











photo by: Bridget Protsman 



Main S 


he rAOb room allows students to have class in a 
:lean and energy-efficient environment. The new 
ooms have state-of-the-art equipment. 


photo by: Sophie Sablich 






The Main Street stands clean 
and fresh in its own fashion. 

It was designed to provide 
a convenient connection 
between the Freshmen Center, 
the cafeteria and the new 
Academic Wing. The design¬ 
ers intended for it to give off 
an urban feeling, while using 
colors from the old school to 
connect the old and new. 



YOUS 


Welcome to the new and improved Lake Central 



i the doors, your eyes landing on the new 
Tnew ceiling, new... everything. Despite the 
he new school, despite the missing red, orange 
Jbckers, there is no denying it- this school holds the 

_Rosphere of the one you left just a short two weeks 

ago. This school is still Lake Central. 

The sound of slamming lockers and laughter ricochets against 
the walls. You catch snippets of information from the conversa¬ 
tions ofjthose you pass, but nothing substantial. The building 
might have changed, but the sound of high school certainly has 
not. 

There is more space in the hallways and you no longer have to 
fight your way through a crowd of students to arrive on time to 


your first hour, although, trudging up to the third floor first thing 
on a Monday morning does not really make things easier. 

Panting, you walk into your first hour class. Everything is 
larger, from the room itself to the desks to the chairs. Your 
teacher has trouble with the new SMART Board and you do 
your best not to laugh too loudly. 

You look out your classroom window, transfixed as the bull¬ 
dozer continues its assault on the old building. A funny sort of 
sadness clenches your chest at the sight of the mangled insides 
of the school you once roamed. That is your school that is slowly 
being reduced to nothing more than debris and rubble. You 
shake off the feeling with a jab at how easy it must be to destroy 
the school. 


^Tfie classroom num¬ 
bers don’t go in order," 

Amanda O'Drobinak (11) 
said. 


£l love the rocking chairs. I will go 
insane on them. It's also really 
clean. The old school was kind 
of scummy," Thomas Quinn (1 2) 
said. 


^[tTie school is] a maze, but 
I like how the temperature 
is consistent throughout the 
school,” Jocelyn Bathurst 


£l love the feeling [of the 
new school]. It has a new 
car scent," Lilianna DelToro 
(1 2) said. 

























photo by: Hannah Sonner 


fhiteb 
get SM 

8 Mr. Sean Begley, 
man Center Principal, 
explains the new technol¬ 
ogy being placed in the 
^Academic Wing. The 
^new SMART Boards will 
^operate directly on top 
®nf the whiteboards, as 
ipposed to how they 
vere a separate unit in 
:he old building. Teachers 
are now able to use the 
jSMART Board by simply 
[tapping the whiteboard. 


photo by: Jillian Wilschke 


Located in the Academic Wing, six new flat screen televisions 
adorn the walls of the west “Wedge.” The televisions turned on 
for the first time Jan. 30 and displayed Lake Central's logo. “The 
sky’s the limit on what information we can put up there,” Mr. 
Robin Tobias, Principal, said. 


AY GOODBYE 


The days go by; you grow used to the new building. Your teachers master 
their SMART Boards, making classroom discussions more entertaining 
and visually pleasing. The larger classrooms allow more movement in your 
classes, giving your teachers more opportunities to try bolder and newer 
activities. 

The bell rings. It is a sound that you more readily associate with a security 
buzzer at a clothing store than with a dismissal from your class, but you have 
grown too used to it to bother with a joke. 

You climb the stairs and find yourself out of breath once you reach the third 
level. You assumed you would grow used to the trek upstairs from the first 
level, but it still manages to leave you breathless. 

Fighting to control your breathing, you walk into your next class when 
there is a rumble beneath the floor and the image of another piece of the 


old school being knocked down flashes in your mind. Someone calls it an 
“earthquake” and you smirk, forgetting for a moment that your school is being 
torn apart. 

You overhear a swimmer gushing about the new pool, an auto student 
bragging about how the new auto shop is the largest in any high school in 
the state, a group of theater kids imagining the new auditorium and a football 
player wishing he could play on the new field when it is complete. 

That is when it hits you- this is only the beginning. The loss of the old build- 
ing, of the mismatched lockers, of the tape on the floor designating standing 
areas, paves the way for the new. Another rumble echoes beneath your feet 
and a small smile spreads across your face. This is the beginning of some¬ 
thing bigger and better, and you have a front row seat. 

Story by: Raeanne O’Day 


£lt£ really big, but it's a 
little bit undecorated,” 

Madison Magdziarz (9) 
said. 


^Itfiink it’s overall pretty cool. 

I hey could have invested 
in other things besides flat 
screen TVs, though” Jennifer 
Alvarez (10) said. 


^You can actually walk 
in the hallways without 
being crushed,” Dylan 
Anderson (11) said. 


Jl like that it’s clean, updated, 
"spacious and new,” Kayla 
Radtke (10) said. 




















Along with the new Academic Wing, a new Aquatic Center was built 
This 100-meter pool is much larger than the old pool, allowing Lake 
Central to hold more home meets. In the future, Lake Central is hoping 1 
to rent out lanes for other schools to practice in. 


BUTISAYHE 


NEW ART CLASS - "I also like the fact that we have a digital 
ROOMS INTRODUCE^ room, so all of our computers are in a 
MODERN A separate room now, which is nice,” Jenna 
FA Cl LITIES Resendiz (12) said. 



“Overall, we have 

a lot more space, but I do miss how 
in the old room we had higher ceilings 
because it was homier and it had more of 
an artistic vibe,” Adeline Perez (12) said. 


“This room is a beautiful space, 
but it is not set up functionally right now. 

The old room was like an old shoe, a little 
beat up but still functional," Mrs. Chris 
Colle, Art, said. 


1 1 fike how all the classes are 
near each other for freshmen, 
sophomores and seniors," 

Morgan Shoemaker (10) said. 


£l lite the desk space, but 
it is very cold in the new 
building," Kelly Massei 
(12) said. 


^The desks are bigger and 
the classrooms are easier 
to find," Kyle Vlcek (1 1 ) 

said. 


£l lite the bell, and the 
school is a lot bigger. 
People aren’t running into 
me,” Ryan Fisher (11) said. 

































— 


Photo illustration by: Bridget Protsman 
and Matthew Carlton 


n tne Academic wing or 
the new building, a new fully 
functioning auto shop, was 
built to replace the old one. 
Lake Central is the only high 
school in Indiana with a fully 
functioning auto shop accord¬ 
ing to Mr. Dennis Brannock. 
New advanced auto equip¬ 
ment has positively affected 
auto students' education in 
automotive technology. This 
new equipment prepares the 
students for jobs and for using 
the equipment in the future. 


asia-P; 


zLLO 


Behind the blueprints: Tom Neff, principal architect tells the story 


In 2009. Schmidt Associates was introduced to Lake Central to do a 
facility assessment to rank the condition of the corporation’s buildings. They 
dentified LC as being in the worst condition. Two years later, the company 
was hired to start the design of the new, 850,000-square foot building. 

With a total budget of $130 million to work with, the company took on the 
cflHige of correcting the problems of narrow hallways, small classrooms, 
outdated technologies and a pool that was deteriorating at a rapid rate. To 
eijjfale the plan in a short time period, the firm used new methods of com¬ 
munication and followed an aggressive schedule. 

“The Indianapolis team generated 3-D computer models of the concepts 
and re-uploaded them so that the group in St. John could assess them and 
review them with the staff," Tom Neff, principal of Schmidt Associates, said. 

Schmidt Associates spent several hours of planning with the staff. The 


team has taken something more than a paycheck from the experience. 

“I know that I speak for the entire Schmidt team that this project has been 
a career highlight to have been part of such a remarkable experience, work¬ 
ing with such talented and inspiring individuals from Lake Central," Neff 
said. 

Although the perks of a new building are exciting, LC does not strive to 
be a school based on looks, but a place to challenge students for a suc¬ 
cessful life. 

“One of the goals presented to us by the administration and school board 
was to create an environment that spoke to the future of education, that 
looked beyond a typical high school experience, and captured a vision of a 
worldly exposure and expectation,” Neff said. 

Story by: Cassidy Niewiadomski 


£l iTte that you can actually 
drink the water," Savan¬ 
nah Childress (10) said. 


£l llte that the desks are 
closer so I can talk to my 
friends," Tanner Recklicz 
(10) said. 


£l llte the wall of TVs," ^ 

"Benjamin Klebs (10) said. 


like the close proximity of ev¬ 
erything. The passing periods 
seem so much longer now," 

Stephen Diamantos (11) said. 


















January 

February 


New classrooms, hallways, lockers, desks, tech¬ 
nology, bus locations and parking spaces are all part 
of the next chapter in the school's story. With innova¬ 
tive aspects of a new school comes confusion and it 
was up to students and faculty to turn the confusion 
into an adventure. 

- The school’s adventure began when winter break 
Was extended for another two days due to hazard- 
ous weather conditions. While most students stayed 
indoors to avoid the high winds, others scouted the 
new building to prepare for the transition. 

Students are not the only ones adjusting to the 
new wing. Teachers personalize their new class¬ 
rooms as they prepare for the new semester. Mr. 

Tom Clark, Social Studies, already has artifacts and 
posters covering from one end of his classroom to 
the other, ready for students. 

With all of the confusion of the big switch, stu¬ 
dents, teachers, and faculty members had to work 
together as a cohesive team. Mr. Ed Beck, assistant 
principal, and Mr. Sean Begley, Freshman Center 
principal, directed students to their buses on the 
first week back from the extended break. Another 
way students accustomed to the transition was by 
implementing “buddy systems” to help each other 
find classes and buses. Other students used the 
maps that were provided by principals before the 
break. 


With the old parking ^hno longer 
usable by students, the newly extlnd-H 
ed one only addecfto the disorder. The 
first day of the second semester, traffic 
backed up aJo4| 77th Street and US 
41. The excessive traffic caufcd many I 
buses to be late, making students tardy 
to their fir^ hour classes. Students had 
trouble finding their appropriate parking 
spot due to the build-up of snow covering 
the spot numbers. Som^tuc^^?hacl to 
endure the long, frigid walk from Zig-E’s , 
the new West Wing. 

Students now have to adapt to the winding 
maze of hallways and stairwells. As predict¬ 
ed, the bigger hallways cut back on student 
traffic. The new system offers more routes 
for students and teachers alike to get to their 
destination. Where the North Wing lacked 
in efficiency the West Wing makes up for it. 
Through combined efforts, time, and a little risk, 
the history of Lake Central is ready to turn over 
the page and begin the next chapter of its future 
Page by: Nathan Bowdish, Cathryn Cearling, 
Kristen Copple, Kelly Paulson, Brittany Rabatine 
Darian Smith 



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IT’S TIME TO 
TURN OVER 



e \ -n^r^a lnr : n rubble after its destruction. The destruc- 

sn of the North wing commenced after winter break and will 
continue until the land is leveled by bulldozer in April. 

Photo by: Matthew Carlton 
























January 28 < > January 22 January 11 < > January 6 





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lid schoolwork because 
it was freezing outside, 
but I did go sledding 
with [Stephanie Miller 
(10)]," Jocelynn Cheese- 
bourough (10) said. 


H\ went sledding and 
snowboarding with my 
brother at Northgate," 

Collin Keylor (10) said. 



went to a Keith Urban 
concert with [Devon Kelly 
(9)] and [Megan Tuemor 
(9)]," Macey Anderson 
(9) said. 


( went to the Science 
and Industry Museum in 
Chicago," Hannah Hes- 
termann (9) said. 


(l got my braces off on 
Jan. 22; I had them for 
two and a half years," 

Adare Pitchford (10) said. 


I 

k 


d l^ent ice-skating at 
Midwest,” Benjamin 
Perez (9) said. 


CENTS TAKE THE CHICAGO COURT 



The varsity Centralettes show off the tricks 
that they have been working on throughout the 
season. The Bulls performance served as a prac¬ 
tice for the upcoming competition season. Photo 
submitted by: Kimberly Dobos 



Kennedy Moore (10) shows off her Jamfest jacket. 
Jamfest is an international event production company that 
hosts approximately 70 cheer and dance competitions 
across the United States, Europe, and Canada. Photo 
Submitted by: Kennedy Moore 

Cheerleaders Conquer Competition 

On Jan. 18 and 19, the varsity cheerlead¬ 
ers competed at Nationals in Indianapolis and 
returned to St. John as champions. 

“We had a good chance of winning. It wasn't a 
very large competition for us; we've done bigger 
competitions locally in Illinois. It’s a heavily at¬ 
tended All Star competition, but as far as school 
teams, there wasn't a lot of [them] there, so I 
thought we had a really good chance, “ Cheer 
coach Mrs. Joan Loden, Mathematics, said. 

To make it to Nationals and have a good chance, 
like the Varsity girls, they had to rely on their train¬ 
ing and routine. 

“We’ve had our routine since summer, and 
we've made some changes for Nationals. Some 
of our stunts had to be taken up a level, tumbling 
and so forth, our dance everything we do is pretty 
much the same so other than elevating our stunts 
a bit. It's the same routine we’ve competed with all 
fall," Mrs. Loden said. 

Considering it was the varsity team's third time 
in a row winning, they were very excited. Receiv¬ 
ing leather jackets, holding the trophy, and taking 
all the pictures was just as rewarding as the years 
before. 


On Jan. 4, the Centralettes performed at the Chi¬ 
cago Bulls pregame. After a traffic-filled bus ride, the 
Centralettes were ready to show what they had been 
working on. 

“Besides our music messing up, I thought it was cool 
to be dancing at the United Center. It’s a big stadium," 
Michelle Gentz (12) said. 

The dancers learned a new routine the weekend prior 
to the performance. Dancing at such an event was new 
in the history of Centralettes. Because of this oppor¬ 
tunity, the team practiced more over winter break than 
usual. 

“I didn't like having four-hour practices every day, but 
in the end, it was worth it because we looked good out 
on the floor, and it prepared us for competitions," Kelsie 
Verhoeve (10) said. 

During the pregame, JV and varsity both performed 
their hip-hop routine. The performances ended with a 
newly-learned routine, which was a mix of pom and hip- 
hop. Both JV and varsity danced together at the end. 
After dancing, some Centralettes were told that they 
were seen on television. 















JANUARY 


POLAR VORTEX 

Northwest Indiana 
freezes over, forces 
students indoors 


HITS HARD 


I This winter, dangerous weather conditions were faced across the country. 
■Northwest Indiana, in particular, was not the most fortunate. 

On Jan. 5 the “polar vortex" came in full swing, causing many school can¬ 
cellations and endless delays. Even the governor of Indiana, Mike Pence, 
declared a state of emergency. 

“The main factor considered for cancellation is whether or not we believe 
our buses, staff and student drivers can safely navigate the trip to school. 
We divide up the district and drive the roads, consult with IN DOT [Indiana 
Department of Transportation] reports on the internet and check in with 
local police departments to hear their opinion since they have squad cars 
driving around the towns," Dr. Larry Veracco, Superintendent, said. 

The temperatures reached record-breaking lows, forcing many students to 
wear several layers of clothing to protect from frostbite. 

“I shoveled my driveway in -15 degree weather," Julia Zlotkowski (10) 
said. 

Even though weather was cold, it did not stop students from embracing 
the snow. From throwing boiling water out the window to see it vaporize 
to sledding down Icoal hills, students bundled up to make the best of this 
winter weather. 

“Me and [Kyle Grunewald (12)] got snowed-in together, so we played 


hide-and-seek in the snow and went into the hot tub," Anthony Pupillo (12) 
said. 

Many students found alternative ways to have fun, even if they did not en¬ 
joy the snow. They spent their days drinking hot chocolate, watching movies 
on Netflix or sitting by the window and watching the snowfall. 

“I stayed in and watched movies, like Avatar,’ and read the first two books 
of the ‘Divergent’ series," Gelen Robinson (1 2) said. 

Some challenges were also faced by Dr. Veracco as he had to make the 
big decisions on when to cancel school, have a two-hour delay or a normal 
school day. As snow days increase, so does the number of days that need 
to be made up at the end of the year. 

“Generally, we prefer to call for a two-hour delay if we honestly believe the 
two hours will result in better driving conditions but when conditions are 
really poor we go straight to a cancellation. We will also make the decision 
the night before if we know we cannot get our parking lots ready or if the 
forecast indicates overwhelming chances of dangerously low temperatures 
or if side roads will clearly not be ready for safe travel," Dr. Veracco said. 
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1. Jonathan Gross (‘13) back flips over friends at 
White Hawk driving range. Thomas Lisac (12) and 
friends went to White Hawk because Mark Crook 
(*13) owns it. Photo Submitted by: Thomas Lisac 
(12) 2. Samantha Marino (10) captured the beauty of 
the landscape around her. She took this photo in the 
woods behind her neighborhood. Photo Submitted 
by: Samantha Marino (10) 3. Ryan Emery (11) and 
friends John, Brian, Chad, Matt, and Owen were 
playing pond hockey in Canada at the local pond. It 
was -25 degrees Fahrenheit, but the cold did not stop 
them from playing. Photo Submitted by: Ryan Emery 
(11)4. Alexander Mantel (12) snowboards at Bitter¬ 
sweet. Snowboarding is one of the many ways people 
entertain themselves in the winter. Photo Submitted 
by: Brenden Seren (12) 


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FRESH START 

IN NEW WATER 


stud ent s an d faculty switch over to the new aquatic area 


l^^While starting second semester in the new school build¬ 
ing, swimmers faced the challenge of leaving behind the old 
■pool and all of the memories there to finish the season in the 

•brand new facility. 

To help say goodbye to the old pool, Mr. Robin Tobias, Prin¬ 
cipal, and Mr. Ed Beck, Assistant Principal, hosted an Alumni 
swim meet in December. 

“The event was an opportunity to reunite LC swimming 
and diving alumni for a final farewell to the old pool and to 
recognize the championship program established by Mr. [Jim] 
Tonkovich, [PE.]” Mr. Tobias said. 

Once school started back up on Jan. 7, the swimmers were 
introduced to a new and improved pool that holds 750,000 
gallons of water, as much as a standard Olympic-sized pool. 
The staff seemed quite impressed by it as well. 

“The new pool looks better after the construction. They did 
a good job with it. It restates pride Lake Central has for the 
swim team. I think [the new pool] will inspire and reinvigo¬ 
rate [the swimmers’] desire to train,” Coach Todd Smolinski, 
Social Studies, said. 

Smolinski’s statement was proven correct once some swim¬ 
mers gave their feedback. 


“We want to improve as a team, and we think that the pool 
can help us do that,” Sarah Diviney (10) said. 

Aside from the pool, swimmers showed their gratitude for 
the many new aspects of the aquatic center. All of the equip¬ 
ment was replaced, and the new pool gave them a cleaner 
enviroment to practice in. 

“We all really like the new lockers. They aren't so rusty and 
have more room for all of our stuff," Kyle Massa (10) said. 

After saying a final farewell to the old pool and being 
introduced to the new aquatic center, students and faculty all 
share mixed feelings on the positive and negative aspects of 
the experience. 

“The new pool is fantastic. It's 50 meters, and that is a huge 
opportunity in itself, but you can’t replace [the old pool]. This 
is where all of us started. We all started right here in this 
pool when we were five or six years old. So I’m really jealous 
for all of the new kids coming in, for them to be able to swim 
in that pool, but it doesn’t compete with this [the old pool],” 
Lesley Payonk (‘09) said. 

Page by: Jessica Enriquez, Paige Chelbana, Stephanie 
Torres and Larissa McBride 



GETTING A LICENSE TO FLY 



“There's three parts for getting a 
pilot license. First. I had to go to 
Ground School at Griffith-Mer- 
rillville airport. [Getting my pilot * 
license] required a lot of flight 
time, and it was very time-con¬ 
suming because I would have 
to take time out of my summer. 

I didn't have any free time. The 
total process took 11 months, 
starting in January and ending in 
November. I had to pass three 
exams: a written test, an oral 
test and a flying test. I want to 
be a helicopter pilot eventually, 
so I’m doing all of this through 
the Navy Pensacola in Florida. I 
did this early because all naval aviators start out with getting their private pilot license, 
and this way I will have more of a chance to pick what I want to fly," Christopher Rath 
(12) said. Photo provided by: Christopher Rath 


TRANSFERRING TO GRADUATE 

“I moved to Ohio on Dec. 26 of last year. I moved be¬ 
cause my dad got a job transfer. Now, I 
live with close family friends. I grew up 
with them, so it’s not weird. My parents 
were okay with this idea after all of 
the talking about whether I’d come 
back to graduate or not. In Ohio, 
it was okay. It was a good area 
and I had friends, but it just wasn’t 
the same. The brand-new building here 
really confused me; it’s like I transferred 
to two new schools in a year. I went to 
Ohio and had to learn that whole school 
and it was just as big as Lake Central 
in terms of population. Then, I came 
back and I was confused all over again. 

I asked friends to help me out, but 
they were all confused too. It feels like 
home here. Everything is the same as it 
was before I moved. I’m just glad I can graduate here 
because that was my biggest thing since I’ve been 
in the Lake Central Corporation since kindergarten," 
Madison Gomez (12) said. 



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recorded a CD and 
;old them," Tanner Re- 

chlicz (11) said. 


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A 


(I celebrated Orthodox 
^Christmas," Eva Elmalh 
(10) said. 



(A bus was coming down 
“the street and I slipped 
and fell when I got into 
my friends car and they 
laughed," Jordan Bibbs 
(9) said. 


January 1 < > January 7 


08 &ER 


> January 13 














1. Mr. Robin Tobias, principal, competes 
in a breaststroke event during the Alumni 
Swim Meet. “The event was an opportunity 
to reunite LC swimming and diving alumni 
for a final farewell to the old pool and to 
recognize the championship program 
established by Mr. Tonkovich," Tobias said. 
Photo by: Bridget Protsman 2. As the 
official sounds the horn marking the start of 
the race, swimmers take off to get ahead 
of the rest. Swimmers were eager to get 
the best times during the first meet in the 
new pool. Photo by: Megan Bareme 3. The 
new pool is surrounded by antsy students, 
faculty and swimmers for the first time. 
Swimmers prepared for their first meet in 
the new pool on Jan. 14. Photo by: Heather 
Stedt 




1. Kailee Turnbough (12) Photo by: Alyssa Born 2. N-teens members Photo by: 
Alyssa Born 3. Mrs. Kelsey Becich, English Photo by: Hannah Bryner 


FINISHING TOUCHES 
ON WINTER FORMAL 

N-Teens students have taken on the responsibility to organize almost 
everything for the 2014 Winter Formal, from small decorations to the theme 
itself. 

“I think we were really good about starting decorations, general decisions 
and the theme early. I think that sometimes students are hesitant to voice 
their opinions at meetings, but we generally get good ideas shared. I’m 
excited to see it all come together and the excitement from the students," 
Mrs. Kelsey Becich, English, said. 

Normally scheduled club meetings were every other Tuesday, although 
with Winter Formal preparation, N-Teens began adding on an extra meeting 
on Thursdays from November to January. 

“It took from the Sunday to Wednesday of the week before formal to make 
the trees and pour the concrete on it. A spray-paint booth was made to 
finish the log pieces that will be placed on the tables. We are also placing 
blacklights in the room to make the trees glow," Woodworth said. 

With all of the ideas being brought together, Winter Formal is hoped to be 
successful and show off all of the hard work that was put into it. 

“I think the preparation for Winter Formal is going well. But I think we will 
get it done and Formal will be awesome," Gloria Maxwell (11) said. 



fl drove all the way out to 
"Milwaukee in a blizzard 
just to watch a basketball 
game, “ Lindsay Kusbel 
(11) said. 




41 went to go see ‘Phan¬ 
tom of the Opera’. It was 
the new showing they 
came out with," Austin l~ 

Traina (10) said. | 

_ | _ 


x 


le and my friend made 
snowman together and 
drank hot chocolate with 
marshmallows," Brandon 
Cole (12) said. 


January 18 < > January 21 


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> January 22 






















car 



aziness 


Students share parking location due to limited number of spots 


Because of the construction, student parking 
spots were very limited compared to last year. 

The school held a lottery to see which seniors 
would receive spots. 

u We are down 189 spots compared to last year, 
so we issued 349 parking passes to [senior] 
students," Mr. Marty Freeman, Assistant Principal, 
said. 

Many students had the dilemma of not receiv¬ 
ing a place to park after the winners of the lottery 
were chosen. There were not many solutions to 
this problem that students encountered. 

w At first, I did not get a spot, so I complained to 
the office to see if there was any way I would be 
able to, but there was no leftover spots to give 
anyone," Daniella Dombovic (12) said. 

The office received many complaints about park¬ 
ing the first week of school. 

11 We are trying to park kids any place we can. 

We issued spots in the central office, back of the 
school, faculty spots and across the fence,” Mr. 

.Freeman 


Unfortunately, this still left many people without 
a place to park. As a result, carpooling became a 
common choice for students. 

“I carpool with [Aaron Ludwig (11)], my sister 
[Cailee Wilkinson (9)], and Joseph Van Vuren (10) 
because we live down the street from each other,” 
Aidan Wilkinson (12) said. 

With gasoline prices fluctuating daily, deciding 
to carpool was a solution to both parking and cost 


“Bryan [Studniarz (11)], Tommy [Balicki (12)] and 
I carpool to school. We usually switch off driving 
every other day because it saves us each gas 
money," Joseph Starcevich 
(12) said. 

With a portion of the current parking spaces 
l- being set aside for construction reasons, admin¬ 
istrators and students alike bear with the chaos in 
order to reach their ultimate goal - having a safe, 
i fully-funtional parking lot. 

Page by: Julia Demma, Maneet Mander, and Ken¬ 
nedy Phalen 




Photo illustration by: Zachary Tarnow 




















FROZEN FOR 


students escape the 
polar vortex’s clutch 



Every year, girls don their fanciest dresses and boys get fitted for their 
tuxes for Winter Formal. Though the theme changes yearly, the amount of 
time and energy that N-teens put into it never wavers. 

, “The committee and I sat down and thought about lots of different 
ideas. I feel like [the theme “Frozen in Time"] turned out good. As long 
as everyone else had fun, I’m happy with how it turned out," Kassie 
Woodworth (11) said. 

Being stressed for formal is a common thing. In preparation for nights 
like this, students spend weeks getting groups of friends together, 

. making reservations and arranging after-parties. School dances are 
something that most girls have been looking forward to since they were 
in pigtails. 

“Going to formal, I was kind of nervous because I am only a sophomore 
and I didn't really know what to think of it. I thought the whole dance 
would be seniors doing their own thing and everybody else just sitting 
around, but I was wrong. Everyone was having so much fun the whole 


time. It was just like a huge party," Jacqlene Beemsterboer (10) said. 

Every year a formal queen and king are announced toward the end of 
the dance. John Gbur (12) and Brooke Lambert (12) were voted this 
year’s king and queen. 

“[I didn’t really expect to win formal king] because [Alexander Mantel 
(12)] and [Alec Olund (12)] are both my friends, and when it comes 
down to it, being nominated is an honor," Gbur said. 

For some girls, being crowned formal queen is a highly-coveted honor. 

“I didn’t know that I was going to get nominated. I don’t really know 
how that process works. I was surprised when I got nominated, so I was 
kind of up in the air. [When I got announced,] it was cool," Lambert said. 

Formal is a night where students hope to live up to the hype they see in 
movies and magazines, with glittery shoes and elaborate hairstyles. 

“[Winter Formal] was bittersweet. The dances to me are all the same, 
so the fact that it was my senior year made it special," Lambert said. 

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DON’T 

school dances 



Olivia Middleton (10) gives her 
how-to’s for having fun while 
boogeying down 

DO Go with someone you're comfort¬ 
able with. 


DON’T Spend a million dollars on a 
dress: you'll only wear it once. 


DO Have the time of your life, and 
dance the night away. 

DON’T Stress out about it. 


WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS 
ON THE WINTER WEATHER? 



Kylie Martino (11) 

I don’t do anything on snow 
days because I can’t leave 
my house because it's snow¬ 
ing. 



I .Eva Kimberly (10) 

[The weather is] way different 
than last year, and I wish it 
would end because I liked 
last year’s weather better. 


Tabitha Burrink (9) 



I like the snow around Christ 
mas time, but now I’m done 
with it. 


£\ got snake bite [pierc¬ 
ings]," Jeremey Goodale 
(10) said. 



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£\ broke my tail bone and 
“had to sit on a cushion 
in all of my classes," 

Brianna Wisnewski (10) 
said. 



£ went to Fort Wayne for 
^volleyball," Kelly Orze 
(9) said. 


ER 


January 20 < > January 23 


>January 25 



















JANUARY 





1. Olivia Sardella (11) and Jonathan Gross (*13) dance at 
Winter Formal on Jan. 25. Formal started at 6 p.m. and doors 
opened at 5:30 p.m. Photo by: Giolas 2. Brooke Lambert 
(12) and Susan Anderson (12) stand together waiting to hear 
the announcement of formal queen. Lambert was crowned 
as queen in the end. Photo by: Hannah Reed 3. Alexa Adams 
(10) slow dances with her date, Michael Ippolito (12). Paul 
Segal and 219 Productions were the disc jockeys for the 
night. Photo by: Sophie Sablich 4. Nicholas Sambor (10) 
crowd-surfs at Winter Formal on Jan. 25. Formal was held at 
The Halls of Saint George. Photo by: Sophie Sablich 


TECHIES TAKE CENTER STAGE 



Members of the Lake Central Theater Company put Winter 
Formal on the back burner and headed down to Indianapolis 
for their annual State competition on Jan. 24. 

“State was amazing. It’s always really cool to spend an 
entire weekend with super-friendly people who have similar 
interests to you," Rachel Dobias (12) said. 

This year’s events brought new faces to the stage. 

“[Cathryn Cearing (11)] and I did an individual event of dual 
acting, which was really strange for both of us beause we’re 
technicians, not actors," Dobias said. 

The individual event gave the girls a very different outlook 
on performing. 

“We performed the piece at State after a few weeks of 
rehearsal, and although we didn’t win an award of any kind, it 
was a really cool experience for us to come out from behind 
the curtains and learn something new," Dobias said. 



“I wanted to [be assigned a 
college roommate at random] 
because I love change and 
new experiences. I wanted to 
start fresh at IU and meet all 
new people and make new 
friendships rather than hang¬ 
ing onto old high school ties. 
I’m very happy with my 
decision, and I’m lucky that 
I ended up with a roommate 
that I would easily be able to 
get along with," Meghan Tar 
(12) said. 


£\ had a softball tourna- 
■ment, and we got first," 

Kaylee Rodell (10) said. 



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l\ played in the snow," 

™Elfie Keith (9) said. 


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rip-sticked at a 
kate park," Anthony 
Meneghetti (10) said. 


January 25 < > January 27 


>January 31 


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was playing Call of Duty 
one night when my girl¬ 
friend texted me to break 
up with me," Nathan 
Fallon (10) said. 


January 21 < 


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gl watched the Black- 
hawks get a tie and lose 
in overtime. I was so 
upset," Paige Smedley 
(12) said. 


January 22 < 


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> January 23 



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/[Brenden Seren (12)] 
"and I went to JAKs. We 
go-karted and played 
laser tag. I won both 
times," Daniel Jacobsen 
(12) said. 




JUST KEEP 
SWIMMING 


after the storm of switching pools comes the calm of new beginnings 


^ Tl 


it is supposed to be a time of recognition and reflection. The 
Isenior girls of the swim team had a brief exposure to the new pool. How¬ 
ever, the memories made in there and the past four years will wade on for 

years to come. 

Since they were freshmen, Tracilyn Muszalski (1 2) and Holly Spears 
(1 2) had grown acclimated to the waters of the old Lake Central pool. 
[Though it has been said that change brings opportunity, humans are often 

nwilling to change. 

like the old pool better. There’s just so many more memories for me in 
there, and it’s just kind of being demolished. I do feel like we did need a 
new pool; it was definitely something that we needed," Muszalski said. 

This year's swimmers and divers had the privilege of being the first team 
to use the brand new, state-of-the-art facility. 

“I thought [the new pool] was really nice. I thought it was a replica of 
Munster's pool, but ours is bigger. I’m really glad that it was finished for my 
senior year. I just wanted to be in the new pool before I left," Spears said. 
The meet on Jan. 23 against Munster brought a whirlpool of emotions 


for those in attendance. Many goodbyes were exchanged—goodbyes to 
teammates and to the place the girls had spent much of their high school 
caeers. 

“I had to stop myself from crying because [the Munster meet] was the 
last time I’ll ever swim in this pool and with this team. I can’t think of a 
word to describe it," Spears said. 

The meet against Munster marked the seniors’ last home races in the 
new pool. The team could not be sad for long; Sectionals was their next 
objective. 

“As a team, I think we all did really good times which makes us really 
excited for Sectionals in a few weeks," Brianna Shoemaker (12) said. 

Although they have said their farewells, the possibility of Spears and 
Muszalski crossing paths in the future is very promising. Spears has com¬ 
mitted to swimming at Indiana University, while Muszalski will attend Ball 
State University on a swimming scholarship. 

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JANUARY 


I got my dress fit¬ 
ted three days before 
Formal. I didn't pick it 
up until the day before 
the dance. I had major 
anxiety," Meggan Glista 
(12) said. 


January 24 < > January 24 


> January 25 



| ^My mom was driving 

"2V ®down Route 30 and hit 
a pothole, busting the 
gXVi tire. We were stranded," 

Jordan Bibbs (9) said. 


I_ 



|My mom and I slid into 
®a ditch on Route 30 the 
morning of F ormal after 
my hair appointment," 

Marisa Mendoza (11) 
said. 



BREAKING A LEG AT STATE 


1. Tracilyn Muszalski (12), Holly Spears (12), Victoria 
Springman (10), and Hailey Garlich (11) embrace 
their 3rd place win in the 400-freestyle relay. With a 
time of 3:33.47, the girls qualified for State. Photo 
by: Anastasia Papanikolaou 2. Brianna Shoemaker 
(12) and her parents enter a tunnel of underclass¬ 
men. Every senior passed through this tunnel as a 
tradition. 3. Rachel DiNino (12) and her mother pose 
for a photo. Seniors choose their role models to walk 
out with them. 4. Tracilyn Muszalski (12), Victoria 
Springman (10), Rebecca Albright (12), and Kaitlyn 
Krachenfels (11) look at the senior booklet. Although 
the girls lost against Munster, they still celebrated 
afterwards. Photos by: Heather Stedt 




Winter Formal is an event many high 
school students look forward to, and on the 
weekend of Jan. 24, the International Thes- 
bian Society students sacrificed their big 
weekend to attend the State Conference. 
The club’s performance of “Drum Taps" 
returned as a Chapter Select show 
for the region. As a Chapter Select 
show, it was a State winner and 
will also be performed in June at the Inter¬ 
national Conference held in Nebraska. 

“I enjoyed [the State Conference] 
because I was with everyone I love. I was 
happy and doing great activities the whole 
weekend. The shows were better than what 
they were last year. There was a lot of 
talented people performing this year," 
Lauren Bourget (12) said. 


HISTORY TEACHERS DISCUSS 
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY 

Mrs. Claire Kuhlenschmidt 


I think it’s the importance of 
equality and making sure that 
everyone has equal access 
to anything in society. 


Victory over the Vikings 

On Jan. 24 the Valparaiso varsity boys basket¬ 
ball team met at Lake Central’s home court. 

With a few seconds left on the clock, Tye 
Wilburn (12) missed his freethrow shot, but with 
a swift move Tyler Wideman (12) stole the ball 
back, tying the game 36-36. 

“Valpo has always been a tough team for us 
to play, but our fans were behind us the whole 
game. Winning by one point felt a little disap¬ 
pointing because we didnt play to our full poten¬ 
tial," Tyler Ross (12) said. 

After all the madness, the Indians were able to 
steal the win with a final score of 48-47. 





Mr. Tom Clark 


Martin Luther King Jr. was a 
man of peace that we should 
study more in depth. I talk 
about all kinds of individuals. 

Mrs. Amanda Schuyler 


As a teacher, you see kids 
from all walks of life. It's nice 
to see that there is someone 
who is willing to step up. 


1. Cory Dickelman (12) 2. Members of the Lake Central varsity boys 
basketball team 3. Tye Wilburn (12) 4 Robert Ryan (12) Photos by 
Courtney Kreykes 


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( 


took my niece sledding 
in her backyard and I fell 
a lot. After we watched 
Mickey Mouse Club¬ 
house, it's her favorite 
show," Sarah Livingston 
(10) said. 


£l went sledding at 
Calumet Hill," Anthony 
Bednarek (10) said. 



SENIORS GET RECOGNIZED 

After four years of skating together, the Lake 
Central hockey club had a ceremony to recognize 
this year’s 13 seniors on Jan. 31. The team then 
defeated Cathedral-Chatard with a score of 4-1. 

“I am going to miss this team. I feel like this has 
been the closest team we’ve had, so we are all 
really good friends," Thomas Balicki (12) said. 

Although it was an emotional night for some, the 
stands were still filled with dedicated fans cheer¬ 
ing on the Indians. 

“[Senior night] pumped us up because there 
was a lot of people there and it was kind of bit¬ 
tersweet because it was one of the last home 
games of the season," Jeffrey Vervlied (12) said. 


SKATING THEIR 



1. Lake Central Hockey Club Seniors 2. Jacob Vervlied (11) and 
Jeffery Vervlied (12) 3. Justin Williams (12) 4. Quinton Oster (12) 
Photos provided by: Dennis Biegal 




ALL ABOUT 
ART CLASSES 


students take interest in different art classes 


dost students take art classes to fulfill graduation requirements; 
however, some students are captivated by art and want to learn 
nore. 

“I’ve always been surrounded by art, and it was just kind of like a 
natural choice for me to take it because I’ve never been strong with 
academic classes or anything," Kelly Massei (12) said. 

Currently Massei is in Mrs. Maureen Yaeger’s, Art, AP 2D Art 
class and is working on her portfolio. She has taken art throughout 
high school and pians to continue studying it in the future. 

I plan on going to Herron Art School at IUPUI,” Massei said. 

While 2D art is very popular, many students decide to take 3D 
art, as well. Two-dimensional art deals with both drawing and 
painting on flat surfaces, while three-dimensional art links height 
and depth to create more sculptural pieces. 

“Because I’ve been in 2D for so long I wanted to try something 
different,” Kassie Woodworth (11) said. 

The 3D Art classes put an emphasis on glass projects. This quar¬ 
ter the students are making beads, which can be used to make 
necklaces and pendants. 


"[Mr. Paul Volk, Art] encourages us to get stuff from Hobby 
Lobby and make our own and take them to concerts and sell 
them," Woodworth said. 

While this semester students focus on making beads, last semes¬ 
ter students focused on fusing glass. 

“I smashed up all the glass then fused [the pieces] together to 
make a big clock," Charles Lasky (12) said. 

Not only do students learn about art in class, but they also get to 
take the projects home as a memory of their high school art experi¬ 
ence. 

“My favorite project was the glass project, and I chose to make 
glass birds, “ Kayla Mathews (10) said. 

The class offers many new learning experiences for students will¬ 
ing to go beyond their academic classes. 

“I would recommend the class for anyone who doesn't like sitting 
still and drawing all the time. 3D Art is cool because you get to get 
up and build stuff," Lasky said. 

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Heifers, Sara Lisac, Maneet Mander, Kristina Plaskett 



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JANUARY 



Daniella Dombovic (12) and Genevieve Blessing (12) teach a dance to girls in grades K-3. 
The girls danced to “Hey Mickey" and had fun while learning about how to use technique. 
Photo by: Kristina Plaskett 


DECADES OF DANCING 

On Sunday, Feb. 9, the Centralettes hosted a kids camp at M2 dance center for 
kids from kindergarten to eighth grade. At the camp Centralettes taught the girls a 
dance and tried to help educate the upcoming generation of dancers. 

“I like the fact that we get to teach some of the little girls what we do and they 
get to dance with us on Saturday [the day of the competition],” Daniella Dombovic 
(12) said. 

There were two dances that the Centralettes taught to the girls. The girls K-3 
grade danced to “Hey Mickey" by Toni Basil and the girls 4-6 grade danced to “A 
Little Party Never Killed Nobody” by Fergie. 

“I really enjoy [teaching the camp.] It makes me happy to see younger kids get¬ 
ting interested in dance at such an early age. Just seeing all of the little girls look 
up to us was really cool," Genevieve Blessing (1 2) said. 


ARE YOU SICK 
OF WINTER 
YET? 


Percent of students 
who are tired Of 



Percent of students 
who do not want 
the winter to end 


Poll out of: 375 students 




1. Albert Castillo (11) uses a torch to make glass beads during 
3D Art. The class worked with glass both first and second 
semester. Photo by: Veronica Davis 2. Luis Landeros (12) 
and Dayhlaina Lucka (11) cut designs into a copper square 
to make keychains. Many students took 3D Art for a differ¬ 
ent perspective on art. Photo by: Sara Lisac 3. Kevin Philbin 
(12) makes a plate in Ceramics I. Making plates is one of the 
many projects Ceramics students worked on. Photo by: Rachel 
Gross 4. Sicilia Herrera (12) paints a project she is working on 
in 3D art class. The class worked on a project and they had to 
portray an invention that changed the world. Photo by: Sara 
Lisac 



093 











A day in the life of a 

student, Anthony Dous 

(12) compared to an 

athlete, John Gbur (12) 

■ 

S “| wake up at 6:30, and I 
grab a granola bar on the 


way out the door," Dous 
® said. 

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balls. 1 do this for about 45 

minutes every morning," 

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Gbur said. 

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usually sleep when 1 get 


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we stretch, play some 

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catch, then we start 


practices usually every day 

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except games," Gbur said. 

3 



NEW ENTRANCE CAUSES PARKING FRENZY 





Andrew Jackson (12) 

“It's really annoying because to get to 
class on time you have to [be getting 
into the parking lot] by 6:30 and even 
then you are lucky to be on time. It’s just 
awful." 


Hailey Garlich (11) 

“I was hoping to get a parking spot 
this year, but since there’s less 
spots [because of constuction,] I 
park at Ziggy’s and it’s awful to have 
to walk so far through the snow and 
the cold every day." 


DO YOU GO TO 

BASKETBALL 

GAMES? 


Pmm always go A 
to basketball games 



Percent never go to 
basketball games 


Poll out of: 300 students 


did Winter Percus- 
iion [for band,]" Sean 
Pidrak (12) said. 





February 4 < > February 6 


£\ competed my beam 
"routine at the gymnastics 
meet," Kayla Mathews 
(10) said. 



> February 7 


£\ went snowmobiling 
"in Wisconsin," Melanie 
Stepanovic (10) said. 


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FEBRUARY 




1. Samantha LeRose (12) and Tiffany Jessup (11) 
dissect a shark in their zoology class. The class did 
this lab on Feb. 11.2. Elizabeth Seymor (12) starts 
to cut into the body of a shark. Her Zoology class 
did this lab on Feb. 11. Photos by: Abigail Peppin 3. 
Anthony Pupillo (12) examines the anatomy of the 
sheep heart. Some students responded with unease 
throughout the period. 4. Anthony Pupillo (12) exam¬ 
ines the anatomy of the sheep heart. Some students 
reacted with queeziness during the process. Photos 
by: Breanna Dobos 


HANDS-ON 

students are given the 
opportunity to learn in new 
ways through science classes 



e Central offers a large pool of classes to spark students’ 

I interests, especially in the science field. 

“[Zoology] is really fun. It’s really interesting on what new things 
you can learn about different animals,” Taylor Jackson (10) said. 

Zoology classes participate in multiple labs, giving them a lot of 
hands-on learning experiences. 

“We dissect sharks and a bird, and a frog and a fetal pig. [Dis¬ 
secting the shark] was really smelly but it was really cool and you 
learned a lot about them," Breanna Zeller (10) said. 

1 Zoology is only one of many classes offered. Another popular 
choice among students is Forensic Science, in which students 
learn how to apply science to building cases in the criminal justice 
system. 

“I’m in Forensics [as well,] and it’s really interesting. We learn 
about serial killers and stuff," Zeller said. 

Students are not the only ones getting the great opportunities 
from these not-so-ordinary classes. 


“I do feel that LC students are lucky that we offer so many choices 
in the Science department. Other schools offer the basic classes 
and then students have to wait until college to dive further into their 
field of science. I also feel students who do not plan on studying 
science are able to experience these learning opportunity that is 
not offered at other schools,” Mrs. Rachael Thomas, Science, said. 

These elective science classes have hands-on activities for stu¬ 
dents to experience learning in different ways. 

“I believe that hands-on activities create interest in the subject 
and longer retention of the material,” Mrs. Thomas said. 

These innovative ways of teaching tend to spark students’ interest 
in the material. 

“I believe that the instructor guidance should be visual, interesting 
and appealing to all students and should be supplemented by the 
hands-on activities," Mrs. Thomas said. 

Page by: Jennifer Maguire and Jessica McCullough 


/I went to see That Awk- 
"ward Moment. [I, saw 
it] with Krista Vos (11),” 

Emily Frame (12) said. 



n r 

i i 

i_i 



C hung out with my boy- 
riend for Valentine’s Day. 
We went to Panera," 

Makayla Morns (11) said. 


r 

i 

i 



/Molly Beggs (12) and 
■l went to White Castle 
for Valentine’s Day," 

Meghan Adams (12) 
said. 


095 


February 8 < > February 14 


> February 14 















Samantha Kowalski (12) writes an array of math facts on a third floor- 
window. For the last couple of years, Kowalski doubled up on math 
classes to get ahead and save money fofcollege, and earn as many 
transferable credits as possible 
Photo illustration byTCassidy Coyle 













Students layer multiple math classes to get ahead for the future 


pen 


College-bound students always keep their eyes wide 
for opportunities to get ahead in school. Samantha 
walski (12) has taken these classroom challenges to a 

level. 

are really expensive in college, so to be able to 

in a year up is really nice," Kowalski said. 

During her freshman and sophomore years, Kowalski 
it upon herself to double up on math classes to get a 

start on college classes, 
did Algebra II the same time I did Geometry, and I took 
the same time I took Pre-Calc, and I mostly did it 
this year I'm ahead," Kowalski said, 
are many benefits to doing this, but it does not 
without hard work. 

[Taking two math classes is] really homework intensive, 
prepare, you just have to pay attention in class more 
se you’re not gonna have as much outside time, so 
really have to work at it in class. You have to dedicate a 
of homework tjme to it,” Kowalski said. 

Dugh the homework is tough, doubling up on math 
3S can have its benefits in a high school and even a 


■>k 


ats 1 


college schedule 

“[Because of accelerated classes]. I'll go into college 
with like 42 credit hours which is like a sophomore. So 
it just puts you ahead on scheduling, you get priority 
scheduling, [so] there’s a lot of benefits to taking an 
accelerated schedule,” Kowalski said. 

Even if getting college credit is not a priority, taking two 
math classes can relieve stress and open up space for 
other classes. Ryan Leatherman (9) took advantage of this 
sort of scheduling. 

“It’s really worth it because I was in between taking 
another math class or study hall. [Doubling up on math] 
gives me room to do more things as a senior," Leatherman 
said. 

When looking for ways to get ahead, consider doubling 
up on math classes to get ahead just like Kowalski and 
Leatherman. 

“I think it's a really good choice if you have the time," 
Kowalski said. 

Page by: Madeline Conley, Cassidy Coyle and Veronica 

Davis. 














February 2< 


February 8 < > February 14 


^My friends] all came 
over, and we played the 
computer game League 
of Legends all night," 

Andrew Tellas (11) said. 


& 


_i 


( went to Eagle River, 
Vise, and went snow 
mobiling," Matthew 
Pharazyn (9) said. 


_I 



Bankers Life Fieldhouse was packed 
with enthusiastic fans and hard-working 
athletes on Friday, Feb. 21 and Saturday, 
Feb. 22. Members of the varsity wrestling 
team were competing in the 76th Annual 
IHSAA Wrestling State Finals. With only 
two wrestlers, the Indians finished ninth as 
a team with 34 total points. 

The team moved beyond the post-sea- 
son tournaments into the State competition 
with two qualifiers, Jacob Sebahar (12) at 
the 145-pound weight class and Gelen 
Robinson (12) at the 220-pound weight 
class. 

After passing the preliminary matches on 
Friday, Sebahar beat Greenwood’s Bailey 
Schober in his first match. In his second 
match, he fell to Perry Meridian’s Cody 
LeCount but was still able claim a third 
place title after wrestling another match. 
Sebahar finished with a record of 38-11. 

“My coaches told me when they were 
in that position what they were thinking. 
[They told me], ‘Just know that it [is] your 
last match and could possibly be the last 
match you ever wrestle in your life, so leave 
it all out on the mat.’ That’s what I did," 
Sebahar said. 

After two pins in his first two matches, 
Robinson advanced to the Semifinals 
where he faced Cardinal Ritter’s Dylan 
Faulkenberg. After defeating Faulkenberg, 
Robinson moved on to the State Champi¬ 
onship match, where he wrestled Kokomo’s 
Fletcher Miller and won in a 1 7-4 decision. 
Robinson finished first in the state with 


an undefeated record of 52-0, giving him 
back-to-back championships. 

“I’m glad that I got to carry the Lake Cen¬ 
tral Indian name all the way down here to 
State and be successful and come out on 
top two years in a row,” Robinson said. 

Along with the coaches and two State 
qualifiers, many Indian fans were also pres¬ 
ent at the tournament. 

“I’ve been [at the State tournament] for 
the past four years [as a fan], but every 
year it is just as crazy. It was really awe¬ 
some to see Gelen win again, and then to 
see Sebahar get third. That was awesome 
because he was kind of more of an under¬ 
dog at first," Jacob Kleimola (10) said. 

The Indians finished their season with 12 
Regional qualifiers, eight Semi-State quali¬ 
fiers, and two State qualifiers. Although 
they completed the season with plenty of 
success, the plans are bigger and better 
for next year. 

“Next season [our goals] would be to 
improve upon each and everything that we 
fell a little short on. I would like to definitely 
improve our dual meet record. I would like 
to have all 14 of our [varsity] wrestlers 
qualify out of the Sectional. We should 
have a few Regional champs to say the 
least. We should have a couple of Semi- 
State champs, and we should have three 
or four kids that are down at the State 
tournament next year,” Coach Mr. Ryan Alb 
said. 

Page By: Madeline Hirschfield and Hannah 
Giese 


I_ 




^fon Valentine’s Day], I 
nad a nice family dinner 
over at Chili’s," Spero 
Vrehas (9) said. 


1. Jacob Sebahar (12) grabs his 
opponent’s leg. Sebahar finished third 
overall at State in the 145-pound 
weight class. 2. Gelen Robinson (12) 
attempts to pin his competitor. Robin¬ 
son won his second State Champion¬ 
ship in the 220-pound weight class on 
Saturday, Feb. 22. 3. Jacob Sebahar 
(12) celebrates with his coaches after 
winning his match. About halfway 
through the match against Bailey 
Schober of Greenwood, blood began 
to rush from Sebahar’s nose and 
would not stop. 4. The referee raises 
Gelen Robinson’s hand to show that 
he was victorious in his match. Robin¬ 
son finished off his senior season with 
a State title and a record of 52-0. 
Photos by: Hannah Sonner 





e DO fl’ 

Kaylyn Risse (1 2), I 


T 

Science Fair projects 


BAND DINNER’S SPAGH 


098er 



heading to state, 
gives advice on how to succeed in 
the science fair. 

DO start early! 

DON’T come unprepared. 

DO rehearse before you talk to the judges. 
DON’T procrastinate. 





STATS 


people were served 
spaghetti 


Numbers provided by Mr. Alan Buzalski, Performing Arts 

















February 15 < > February 16 


t\ got a job at Munster 
Pool,' 


"Pool," Riley Parks (10) 

Voe> r said, 
f 


> February 26 


t 


irst, you have 
go to the end 
the board and 
get your mind 
[ready]. 


the 

Jt 

f' 


Step-by-step to Sectional success 

Abigail Prince (1 2) reveals her routine 


en, bounce on 
he board and 
form the position 
[in the air]. 


|[Lastly], you try to 

% enter the water 
as gracefully as 
possible." 


Abigail Prince (1 2) 

Photos by: Anastasia Papanikolaou 


099 


February 


A FIERCE FINISH 

Sebahar and Robinson dominate at 2014 IHSAA State Wrestling Finals 


^My birthday was in 
February, and I went to a 
Lady Antebellum concert 
with my best friend," 

Hannah Keith (11) said. 


£ went to Ball State for 
"the first time. I real¬ 
ized that I like smaller, 
in-state colleges," Katlyn 
Kleimola (12) said. 











February 3< 


February 15< >February 20 


( 


went snowboarding in 
Alpine Valley and did a 
jump for the first time," 

Jacob Gibson (9) said. 




t 



_I 


went to Chicago to help 
the homeless," Maria 
Elgend (12) said. 



_I 


I_ 


$ u snowboarding and 
- broke my arm," Zachary 

Fredrickson (11) said. 



dead end 

^^Members of th^Tak^Central Theater company went into “The Some- “At first it was kin 

/hat True Tale of Robin Hood” believing it would be the last show in the 
luditorium. However, as they prepared their goodbyes, the directors were 
ipproached by Mr. Robin Tobias. Principal. 

“[Mr. Robin Tobias] told me, according to the construction schedule, 
things were going to be delayed, so if we could do the musical in Februrary 
*ve would have the auditorium, but if we still wanted to do it in March we 
would have to find someplace else to go. I thought it would be easier to use 
the facility we had,” Mrs. Pam Neth, English, said. 

Paralleling the last days of the theater company’s seniors with the old 
auditorium, “Zombie Prom" was about a group of seniors’ last days in high 
school together. 

“It feels weird to know that I will never be allowed to go back on that 
stage or laugh backstage. It’s a weird feeling to see all of our memories be 
locked up and crushed," Lauren Bourget (12) said. 

While some were saying goodbye, Micah Ellis (11) was saying hello. In 
August, Ellis transferred to Lake Central from the Chicago High School for 
the Arts. Transferring schools posed many challenges for her. 



auditorium showcases 
“Zombie Prom" before 
closing doors forever 

“At first it was kind of daunting because I did come from another school, 
but it became a really amazing experience for me, figuring out what it was 
like to be in a high school where people aren’t doing theater all day every 
day,” Ellis said. 

Ellis, however, was not the only one encountering new experiences. After 
taking a break from the stage for a few years, and even playing the clarinet 
in the pit for last year's musical, Nicholas Kiepura (11) decided to return to 
the stage. 

“At first it was scary, but then it was really awesome because I knew a 
bunch of the people. I wanted to try it freshman and sophmore year, but I 
was to scared to do it," Kiepura said. 

When the auditorium goes down with the rest of the school, it will be 
taking many fond memories with it, from the 1970s until now. 

“My favorite part of the show was being able to be on stage with my two 
best friends and being able to feel the heart onstage," Mia Gjeldum (12) 
said. 

Page by: Nathan Bowdish, Zachary Buntin and Brittany Rabatine 


1. Caroline Janiga (12) and Brett Balicki (10) embrace during 
the prom scene. They both played the typical nerdy couple 
throughout the show. 2. Mia Gjeldum (12) and Zachary 
Buntin (12) hash out their differences through song. Buntin's 
character had just been crowned Prom King. Photos submit¬ 
ted by: David Gross 3. Gjeldum’s character, Miss Strict, 
terrorizes the students. She threatened to take away the 
prom if she saw anyone supporting the return of Buntin’s 
recently-deceased character, Jonny Warner. 4. Toffee, 

Lauren Bourget’s (12) character, mourns over the loss of her 
boyfriend Jonny. Her two friends could not believe she was 
still crying after three weeks. 5. Jonny and Toffee, played by 
Buntin and Bourget, hold a pose at the end of their love song. 
Toffee could not decide whether she should take her zombie 
boyfriend back. Photos submitted by: Sandra Buntin 




1 OQ/er 











FEBRUARY 


February 22 < > February 25 


> February 28 


| I had my masquerade 
Qumceanera. There was 
a lot of dancing and I 
was a princess," Nadia 
Magnabosco (9) said. 




t 


wrote a script for my 
short film to run my friend 
over with a car," Martha 
Mapes (10) said. 


I 

I 

L 



d\ bought a ‘79 Cutlass 
Supreme, an old classic 
car. It’s worth more than 
double what I make," 

Jacob Powers (12) said. 



CENTS SHOW OFF SKILLS 

Lake Central held its annual dance invitational 
this year on Feb. 15. In spite of the rule that the 
school hosting the competition cannot place, the 
Centralettes still competed and received scores. 

“My favorite dance would probably be this 
year's jazz, the Romeo and Juliet one, because it 
has so much intensity and I feel like I can just por¬ 
tray the story so well. I’ve never been so confident 
with one dance," Kaitlyn Speckman (12) said. 

Following the LCDI was the seniors’ awards 
ceremony, where each senior team member is 
recognized. 

“It was the hardest to say goodbye to Michelle 
Gentz (12) because she’s a very strong member 
of the team and I’ve known her a long time," 

Nicole Vanek (10) said. 


Shaking UP 



1. Abby Markowski (9) and Tari Markowski (12). 2. Michelle 
Gentz (12). 3. Kristina Plaskett (10) and Gina Irwin (10). 4. 
Michaela Vuckovic (11). 


REGIONAL CHAMPS TELL ALL 


, Gel en Robinson (1 2) 

“The experience of being [at 

Regionals] three times has 
helped [me succeed at Re¬ 
gional] and winning it three 
times was definitely a major 
part of my success." 

“You don't really think about that 
you haven’t wrestled at [Regionals] 
before. [It will help me next year 
because] I think I’ll know what to 
expect a lot more." 

Jacob Kleimola (10) 



FOR WHOM THE BELLS TOLL: 


HANDBELLS CONCERT 

Lauren Rademacher (10) 

a 

It’s really nerve-wracking when 
you go up and everybody 
stares, but when 1 start playing, 
it calms me down. 

Amanda Mitcheltree (10) 

,y 

If you have a different part, you 
have to come in either after 
school or lunches to practice 
on your own time. 


Eva Kimberly (10) 

The LG I was filled to capacity. 
We had to pre-sell tickets to 
make sure we had enough room 
for everyone. 



101 

























. i 






















Mi 




Courtney Deavours (12) and Jessica Cialdella (12) prepare to go < 

and work in the town, San Pedro de Macoris. The students left the 
orphanage every morning to build a house in the poor rural community SS: 
and meet new people. Photo by: Jessica Enriquez 





















MAKE IT A 





students lives overlap with those in the Dominican Republic 


Making a difference is not something only spoken of on The students took on three jobs: building a house, painting 

television: its a reality. Emily Birlson (11), Eric Shrader (12), a special-needs home and playing and interacting with the 
Courtney Deavours (12) and Jessica Cialdella (12) made children during their two weeks there, 

the decision to dedicate their winter break to participate in “I miss sharing everything with each other and not having a 

St. John Evangelist's annual mission trip to the Dominican strict schedule with all of the jobs we had to do. Things got 

Republic at Nuestros Pequenos Hermanos. Nuestros Peque- done when they got done and everyone was laid back about 
nos Hermanos, meaning “our little brothers and sisters,” is it," Deavours said. 

an organization that aims to house orphaned and abandoned Some students may see the trip as just a vacation, but stu- 
children in Latin America. dents like Cialdella took the excursion to heart. 

The trip gave the students insight into a different culture while “I miss how simple life is in the Dominican and the kids 
helping the less fortunate. They were also given a challenge by and friends I made at NPH. Overall it was a really amazing 

being around people who only spoke Creole and Spanish. experience to immerse myself in a completely different culture 

u l learned a lot about relating to people just as people and and do so many different things I could never do in the U.S.," 

loving them simply for being human. It was interesting to make Cialdella said. 

friends without knowing the same language, but somehow we One goal that the group wanted to accomplish before leav- 
made it work. I felt like those friendships were just as, or even ing the Dominican Republic was learning how to make friend- 

more, genuine than friendships I made [with] English speakers ships and bond with people who lived completely different 

that we went with on the trip," Deavours said. lifestyles. It was not hard for many of the members to look past 

After returning to the United States, the students were able the language barrier and find common ground, 
to see the differences between the two countries’ ways of life. “It was weird how easy it was to get along with kids from a 
“Life was slower there. Our only obligations was to be there whole different culture. When it comes down to it, the kids 
for lunch and dinner. I miss everything about [Nuestros Peque- there were just like the kids here; we are all kids that just want 

nos Hermanos], and I definitely left my heart there. Next year, to play, have fun and have a good time,” Cialdella said. 

I'm going back to find it, my heart, again," Deavours said. Page by: Jessica Enriquez and Larissa McBride 






February 15< 


February 16< > February 23 


^Durlng February, 1 flew i J 

£1 visited Indiana State 


down to [the] Siesta I 1 — — — 

University [over the 1 

11 

Keys and met my friends 

four-day weekend]," Jane 1 

there,” Morgan Ericksen JL |M ^ ^ 

Graham (1 2) said. 1 

~ ft 



fcfe 


really fun time I had in 
February was going to 
Munster's turnabout," Jay 

Chopra (10) said. 



ANIGHT OF 

CELEBRATION 

three winter sport teams rejoice and reflect with their senior members 


doys basketball, cheerleading, gymnastics and athletic trainers honored 
[their seniors on the Lake Central basketball court on Thursday, Feb. 13. 

Before the game officially started, seniors linked arms with their family 
nembers and walked the width of the court. During this time, fans, under¬ 
classmen and fellow teammates took the time to appreciate the seniors 
and all the hard work they have put forth throughout their high school 
athletic careers. 

“It was pretty sad because it’s the last home game and everything. I was 
sad, too, because my dad passed away two years ago. He probably would 
be very proud of me and everything. I felt like he would have enjoyed that. 

It was also very exciting because we have a really good team, and I had six 


other people to enjoy that day with," Christopher Tuskan (12) said. 

Achievements and heartfelt messages from family members were an¬ 
nounced as the seniors walked across the court. 

“It was really upsetting knowing that this is my last home game because 
those are the most fun to cheer at. It was sad knowing that my cheer ca¬ 
reer is almost over because I’m going to miss it so much next year. It just 
seems like this whole year went by really fast, and it doesn’t feel like I’m a 
senior,” Susan Anderson (12) said. 

Page by: Hannah Giese, Shannon Hearne, Madeline Hirschfield, Jennifer 
Mohamed 


I O^Ier 



























February 24 < >February 26 


> February 28 


BOYS SWIMMING AND 
DIVING GO TO IHSAA STATE 


Alexander Morgan (10) 


“It was an honor to represent 
my school at State. Even 
though I didn’t do my best, 
the meet was unforgettable.” 


Drake Hunt (9) 


“State was a great atmos¬ 
phere. We hope to have 
many more points scored 
next season." 


“State was cool. Being one 
of the only freshmen there 
made it a very memorable 
experience." 


Jamiere Wilson (11) 


105 


FEBRUARY 


SNOW DRIFT STIRS DILEMMAS 

On Thursday, Feb. 20, the north cafeteria was 
dotted with large blue garbage cans in order to 
catch falling water as students made their way to 
the lines to get their lunches. 

“The whole roof is covered with four feet of 
snow, and it’s going to get worse before it gets 
better. Even the new school is leaking," Mr. Tom 
Rainwater, Head of Maintenance, said. 

Not only is there water leakage in the cafeteria, 
but in classrooms like Cl 31 as well. The class¬ 
room was vacated as a result of the leaks. 

“We’re trying to spend the least amount of 
money on it now, because we’re going to spend a 
lot of money on it [later]." Rainwater said. 


leak 0 ”- 


3. South Cafeteria 4. South Cafeteria Photos by: Jessica McCullough 


1. Christopher Tuskan (12), accompanied by his mother and 
sister, walks to the center of the floor during Senior Night. Tus¬ 
kan was on the basketball team for all four years. 2. Standing 
with his parents, Matthew Meneghetti (12) is applauded by the 
crowd. Meneghetti played on the varsity basketball team. 

3. Brooke Lambert (12) and her mother stand on the basketball 
court while Lambert’s achievements are acknowledged. Lam¬ 
bert was a varsity cheerleader for all four years of high school. 

4. Walking with her mother, Parriss Bettis (12) is recognized 
for her cheerleading and gymnastics accomplishments. Bettis 
made the All-State team for cheer this year. 

Photos by: Hannah Pittman 


i got my braces off in 
February," Mariam Silman 
(10) said. 




ly friends and I went 
skiing, thanks to all the 
snow we got," Ethan 
Gardenhire (10) said. 


DON’T 


prom planning 

Tiffany Polyak (11) tells how Junior 
Class Cabinet plans the big dance. 

DO think about the food to serve at the dance. 

DON’T pick messy foods beacuse it 
might spill on people. 

DO put some thought into the theme. 

DON’T go over budget. 

DO remember to pick an item to give to prom 
attendees. 


t£ 


am learning to speak 
French," Derrick Watkins 
(9) said. 



























SOPHOMORE ENGLISH HITS 
THE HOLOCAUSE MUSEUM 

Stephanie Sanders (10) 



“I learned more about the history 
that I didn't know. I was surprised 
at how small the cattle cars were 
that they traveled in." 




Devon Moseley (10) 

It was everything from the rise 
of power to the end; they had an 
actual cattle car that they trans¬ 
ported Jews in. It was interesting.' 

Emily Trichak (1 0) 



“Talking to a Holocaust 
survivor was an amazing 
■ experience." 


1. The boys swimming team gets ready to dive into the 
water and start the race. This meet was held at Mun¬ 
ster High School. Photo by: Ellie Nelson 2. Gavin Basil 
(11) launches into the water. The meet was in the new 
aquadics center. 3. Joshua Barajas (11) backstrokes 
across the pool in the race. The meet was against 
Chesterton. 4. Connor Homans (11) dives backwards 
into the water to start the race. He competed against 
swimmers from Chesterton. Photos by: Megan Bareme 



OF THE 



NOT-SO-SHEEPISH STUDENTS 

Most people would find the idea of dissecting 
a sheep's heart hard to stomach, but students 
in Mrs. Roberta Harnish’s, Science, 7th hour 
Anatomy and Physiology class were not sheepish 
about taking on the operation. 

“The point of the sheep dissection, the heart, 
was to look at the structure in terms of how it 
was similar to the atria, the ventricles, the valves, 
your chordae tendineae. That’s basically what we 
were looking at as we were dissecting," LynNora 
Trosper (11) said. 

The hands-on link between the class topics 
and real life had some mixed reactions. 

“At first, I really thought the lab was gross, 
but the moment you make your first actual cut 
into whatever you are dissecting, it gets easier," 
Trosper said. 


S&jHPX 

_ o' afar-- 





1. LynNora Trosper (11), Noelle Matasovsky (11), 
Navneet Kaur (11) 2. Mackenzie Garibay (12), Alexis 
Martinez (11) and Emily Mueller (12) 3. Tess Ruzga 
(11)4. Joseph Maxwell (12) Photos by: Breanna 
Dobos 


£"\ went to [Colleen 
® Quinn's (10)] birthday 
party," Rebecca Cain 
(10) said. 




£ I was outside sledding 
down my driveway," 

Madeline Lenting (9) j— 
said. 





£ I had to take a lot of 
™tests at school," Darby 
McGrath (9) said. 


March 1 < > March 2 


> March 4 































MARCH 



SWIMMING 




( 


Varsity boys swim team finish their season strong 


ong and dedicated season, the boys swim team not only 
ichieved their initial goals, but they also succeeded more than they 

iticipated. 

We had a really good end of the season, but I didn’t expect to be as 
food as we were and for us to win two individual events at Sectionals 
as a really big boost for our team,” Joshua Barajas (11) said. 

The season started in the middle of September and ended at the be- 
inning of March. Practicing about six days a week, the boys had both 
morning and after school practices, which brought the team closer. 

“It was good because we worked as a team and we worked hard and 
we did better than we expected,” Michael DeYoung (12) said. 

Overall, the team ended up receiving third place at Sectionals, the 
Highland Invite and DAC. These accomplishments were not achieved 
alone, as the team motivated each other to work harder. 

“We were really close as a team and we brought the whole team 


down to State. Our coach believed that to succeed we had to become 
close as a team quickly at the end of the season,” Barajas said. 

This year the team received the chance to send a few individuals to 
State, which took place on Feb. 28 and March 1. 

“This was my third year going down [to State] but it was my first year 
individually, so I mean it was a really good learning experience for next 
season,” Barajas said. 

The road to State provided the boys with great experience that not all 
swimmers can say they had. 

“It’s a lot more competitive when you get down to State because ev¬ 
erybody there has got to be fast to get there, and then the parents are 
shouting and there’s tons of people there, and the Natatorium at IU PUI 
is just great; it’s a great pool,” Jamiere Wilson (11) said. 

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and Kristina Plaskett 


i 


I practiced every day 
for Indiana High School 
Dance Team Association 
state competition," Alexa 

Szatkowski (9) said. 




£\ tried out for baseball 
"and I made it," Benjamin 
Nisle (9) said. 



t\ was at Purdue University 
"for a softball tournament," 

Madelyn Long (9) said. 


March 5 < > March 7 


> March 8 















LL ALL 
OOTH 

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arch 

April 







Students and staff have just about everything 
down by the third month with the new wing. 

By now, the best spots to stop and meet with 
friends have been mapped out, along with the 
best staircases to avoid the 2:09 rush. Teach¬ 
ers are finally getting the hang of their new 
SMART Boards. That familiar sense of normal¬ 
cy was back, but there is still work to be done. 

As spring started to appear and the snow 
began to melt, every aspect of the commu¬ 
nity faced the record low tempuratures and 
stepped into the sun. There was an end to 
the seemingly endless winter, and the slippery 
walks school and huddled treks into the park¬ 
ing lot brought about a sense of school com¬ 
munity. The rough winter was smoothing into 
spring, and everyone rejoiced. 

Whether the school comes together in times 
of triumph or tragedy, the sense of community 


AAA A 

reigns strong. After the deaths of two students, vAM/ 

the period of mourning was smoothed over Ap\ 

with mutual understanding and support. Life A/v^A 

moved on and the student body did too. They 
carry fond memories with them as the year WXWWBTT 

progresses toward summer. 

Just by glancing out a third-story window, 
students can see the old building that they had 
left behind just months earlier. However, as 
cranes and construction crews began taking 
it apart, the once familiar school became less 
and less recognizable and eventually into just 
piles of rubble and earth. 

It was starting to set in: the old school was on - 

its way out, and the new school was here to -- 

stay. It is all starting to smooth over. ___ -IB- 

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Samantha Gross and Kelly Paulson 


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Victoria McKenzie (10) and Parriss Bettis(12) hand off a baton 
in the 4x4 race at the rescheduled track meet on April 16. The 
meet at Crown Point was supposed to be the day before but 
was postponed due to late-season snow and low tempera- * 
tures. I 

Photo by: Hannah Giese 




























Bryan Tunis (10) and Aaron McDonald (10) make family ties 




/ 



Bryan Tunis (10) and Aaron Mcdon- 
ald (10) first met at daycare in 2001, 
but neither of them knew just how close 
they would become later in life. As the 
years passed, their lives overlapped more 
and more as they evolved from friends to 
teammates to brothers. 

“It didn’t take long [for us to become friends.] 
We met when we were four,” McDonald said. 
Christina Gonzalez, mother of Bryan Tunis, 
and Jamie McDonald, father of Aaron McDonald, 
met each other when dropping their four-year-old 
kids off at daycare. Soon after the parents met, they 
began dating. When their sons were five, the families 
began living together. 

“It took about nine years for my dad to pop the ques¬ 
tion,” McDonald said. 

Mcdonald's father didn’t tell them about the proposal, 
so when they came home from a friend’s house it was a big 
surprise. 

“We had no idea. We just came home one day and heard the 
news," McDonald said. 

Throughout the years, the brothers have played the same 
sports together. The two played football, baseball and even 
wrestled on the same team. 

We played baseball together for a few years. [Our dad] coached 


for one year but he couldn’t handle it. He got stressed out over me 
and my brother fighting. [We] fought competition-wise, like who was 
better," McDonald said. 

Tunis and McDonald went to the same elementary school, 
middle school and now high school. They have helped each 
other with homework and have made many of the samefriends. 

"[Bryan, my friends, and I] all get along pretty well. It’s fun, 
and we always have a good time,” McDonald said. 

Although they get along well with friends, sometimes they 
tend to have arguments with each other. 

“When we fight it’s usually about the stupidest things, .• •M 

like who gets to watch what they want on TV," Tunis 
said. 

Despite the arguments the brothers have, they still 
connect with each other and remain close 
with each other in many ways. 

Although the two are both friends and step¬ 
brothers they agree that if their parents had not 
gotten together they probably would not be as 
close as they are now. Through all the teams, 
the r classes, the fights, and the wedding, the 
Bppbrothers’ lives continue to overlap as 
time goes by. 

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DESTRUCTION 



1. The front of the old building stands after partial demolition. This 
area was near the auditorium (left), A-hall and main offices of the 
past building. 2. Through the hallway next to the North cafeteria, an 
excavator demolishes the old school. 3. A large Mack truck carries 
away debris from the construction site. The debris was later sorted 
and taken to an off-site disposal area. 4. Where there were once 
shelves filled with books now sit boxes of abandoned equipment in 
the library. The library was one of the first parts of the school to be 
demolished. 5. Where the “horseshoe" once stood now sits piles 
of rubble and construction debris. The front offices were also torn 
down during the first phase of the demolition. Photos by: Matthew 
Carlton 


OUT WITH THE OLD 

Mark Ferguson (9) 


“The new school is better than the 
old one. I was only in there [the old 
school] for a semester. I feel like the 
new school has some improvements, * 
like the wider hallways." \ 



f 


i 

5 


ADJUSTING TO NEW 


“All my siblings went to the old school 
and so did I, so having to switch so 
abruptly was a surprise. The new 
school is nice, but it’s just not Lake 
Central." 


Christine Foreman (1 2) 



HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT 
THE SCHOOL DEMOLITION? 



23 % 60 % 

SAD MIXED 



17 % 

HAPPY 


Poll out of: 335 students 


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MARCH 



staff and students experience destruction with front-row seats 


The foundation of Lake Central High School was laid in 1967. Now, in 
March 2014, those bricks are coming down. 

The old school once stood undisturbed of construction workers fash¬ 
ioned in yellow hard hats, but students now have front-row seats to all of 
the action that showcase the demolition of history. 

“It is really cool that we have a really neat view of everything going on. 
People come in here and before they come and sit down [in class] they’ll 
go look out the window," Mrs. Jennifer Fandl, Math, said. 

Mrs. Fandl teaches her students from the third floor of the new 
academic wing. Her window allows her and her students to view the 
demolition as it happens, but sight is not the only sense affected by the 
wrecking process. 

“It is definitely noisy at times [like] when the students are taking a quiz 
or a test. You see a lot of the students look at the window and wonder 
what that noise is coming from. Everyone tends to think something just 
fell or something important happened so they all tend to stand up and 
want to see what just happened," Mrs. Fandl said. 


Curious students flock to the windows of classrooms located on the 
second and third floor on the north side of the building in order to catch 
a glance of the bulldozing progress. 

“Even principals have come up here to look out the window," Mrs. 
Teresa Zentz, Social Studies, said. 

Like the teachers, students also have acclimated to the construction dis¬ 
turbances, usually having more complaints about the permanent school 
noises rather than those from the temporary construction. 

“[The construction] really isn’t loud at all. Even the hand-dryers are 
louder than the construction,” Roger Jachna (12) said. 

Right now the students can view the demolition, but soon the view will 
be of the construction of other academic structures. 

“It is kind of exciting to see everything that’s happening on a day by 
day basis and I think it will be exciting to watch as they start building it 
up too,” Mrs. Fandl said. 

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FORTY-DAY 

FAST 



percent of students 
participated in Lent but 

did not succtitd' W 9 



percent of students 
participated and suc¬ 
ceeded 


Poll out of: 310 students 



1. Sarah Hunsley (9) sprints to the finish at the girls track meet in 
Carthage. Hunsley was one of the freshman to make varsity and 
strived to beat multiple records. Photo by: Abigail Peppin 2. Holly 
Blair (11) attempts one of her three long jumps. She was able to make 
it to the finals and placed in the top eight. Photo by: Abigail Peppin 
3. Kelly Shelton (9) and Jennifer Crague (9) pace off each other in 
the two-mile race. The girls team was able to beat both Munster and 
Morton High School. Photo by: Hannah Giese 4. Victoria McKenzie 
(10) and Renee DiNino (10) run their 200 dash at Carthage College. 
They placed in the top 10 out of all the girls. Photo by: Abigail Peppin 
5. Holly Blair (11) runs the 4x200 at the pre-season meet against 
Kankakee Valley. The Indians ended up winning the entire meet. Photo 
by: Jennifer Mohamed 



Do you have what it takes 
to get into Harvard? 


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:o take the 
iost rigorous 
courses as pos¬ 
sible 


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s possible on 
:he ACT and 
SAT 


r Be an overall 
Iwell-rounded 
Lstudent 


Tips courtesy of Riley 
McGrath (11) 





Gwen Hochman Stewart (‘02) from Harvard 
University came to talk to students with her 
husabandon March 4. They gave tips to 
those interested in applying 
Photo by: Amber Stedt 


STUDENTS TALK ABOUT 
MARDI GRAS 



Cara Scott (9) 


“We made masks and talked about 
what happens in France during the 
Mardi Gras.” 



Michael Toler (10) 


“1 thought making the masks was 
interesting. Some of the celebra¬ 
tions are cool.” 

Denise Castaneda (9) 


“[My favorite thing is] the fact that 
families still celebrate Mardi Gras 
with family that are not in the same 
country." 


/'“I went to the University 
®of Miami “The U" for a 
scholarship interview," 

Noah Sarkey (12) said. 


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March 1 < > March 1 


^lt was my birthday. 
®My friends and I went 
to Chicago and had 
dinner at Seasons 
52," Hailey Mueller 
(11) said. 






I 


> March 3 


t? * 


^“\^e started organizing 
®St. Baldrick’s by calling 
barbers, selling tickets and 
calling the newspaper," 

Mrs. Angela Ohlenkamp, 
Math said. 

































MARCH 



TAKE YOUR 


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As spring hesitantly approaches, the girls track team prepares for their 
next season. They begin training as soon as their season ends. Mr. Ron 
Fredrick, English, schedules practice throughout the summer months to 
keep the girls that do not participate in another sport in shape. 

Working out year-round helps the girls improve on individual weakness- 
s. Once winter comes, more girls begin to condition. When February 
oils around, Mr. Fredrick hosts tryouts for the team. Each girl chooses to 
print or run a longer distance. The tryouts last six out of seven days. At 
he end of the week, Mr. Fredrick and Mrs. Amanda Allen-Breski, Math, 
split the girls up into certain events based off their times. Practices begin 
every day for several weeks before the girls are able to run pre-season 
meets. 

This year, the girls had three pre-season meets. The girls were able to 
steal the victory at the dual meet against Morton and Munster. Also, they 
took a win against Kankakee Valley, but had a tough time placing at their 
meet up in Kenosha, Wis. The Indians last pre-seaon meet was located 
at Carthage College. Because the track is 200 meters, it helped the 
runners. With less of a curve, the girls were able to drop several seconds 


MARK 

from their overall time. These times helped set the girls’ goals for the rest 
of the season. 

M l want to drop 14 seconds in the mile and 20 seconds in the two mile 
by the middle of the season,” Sarah Hunsley (9) said. Hunsley set these 
goals shortly after breaking her personal record. Although numerous girls 
did well, the team had a rough time placing. Out of 37 teams, the Indians 
were able to place 6th. 

“Although our competition wasn't difficult to beat at home meets, we 
realized we had to work harder after our meet up in Wisconsin," Maritza 
Castaneda (11) said. 

The team is greatly motivated by their coaches, Mr. Fredrick and Mrs. 
Allen-Breski. Each year they set goals and usually are able to achieve 
them. A permanent goal every year is to win Sectionals and Regionals. 
Upon the result from Regionals, the team hopes to send numerous girls 
to State. This year there are great expectations for many girls to medal at 
State. 

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£ u l performed downtown 
"and dressed up for my 
mom’s work,” Kendra 
Williams (11) said. 



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I I 

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£\ went to see Miley 
®Cyrus in concert in 
Chicago," Megan Zajac ^ _ _ 
(11) said. 


| u l went to Purdue West 
"Lafayette for a college 

visit," Wyatt Sommer 
(12) said. 



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March 5< > March 7 


> March 8 















March 10 < 


March 13 < > March 16 


fT6 


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OVER 


a 


slid on ice and got in a 
car crash," Ola Yacoub 
(12) said. 


EXPANDING 

IMAGINATION 

Advanc ed Drama reads to Kolling Elementary students for a national event 

On March 3, Advanced Drama students took the day to participate in encouraging the students to make a story come to life. Even if the charac- 


( wii iviarun o, /-vuvcuiutsu urama siuuems iuuk me day to participate 
lational Read Across America day by reading to the children at Kolling 
Jementary School and performing skits centered around the “Miss Nel- 
on" children’s book series by Harry Allard. 

During their class time, skits and reading activities were organized. The 
tudents divided themselves into groups, each narrating one of the three 
ooks they had brought to share with the kindergarten students. 

“We were trying to promote reading and the fact that everybody’s imagi¬ 
nations are different, so what we did was we asked the kids to use their 
imaginations. We brought these stories to life as we had a narrator read 
the stories," Brittany Busby (10) said. 

The students took on this event for more reasons besides just promoting 
reading. 

“Our main thing was to have them read and have fun, but also put their 
own insight into this by imagining what the characters look like. We were 


encouraging the students to make a story < 
ter is the same in each story, they can still make it different and put their 
own twist on it,” Caroline Dienes (12) said. 

The hard work and dedication that went into the skits and reading was 
rewarding for the Advanced Drama students as well. 

“My favorite part was probably going back to Kolling and seeing old 
teachers that I used to be around, and watching the kids’ reactions as 
they were looking up at us," Kendra Williams (11) said. 

Overall, the children gave positive feedback to the student skits. 

“The kids really enjoyed it, they laughed at all jokes that were meant to 
be funny. They also sent a thank you card; they wrote and drew pictures of 
what their favorite story was,” Dienes said. 

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McBride and Ellie Nelson 


got pulled over in my 
_J own driveway at mid¬ 

night," Shayan Sheikh 
(12) said. 


came to school with two 
different shoes on,” Tayl 
Kotroupolos (12) said. 










MARCH 


March 20 < > March 6 


t l^ot pulled over because 
I was speeding at the 
intersection of 30 and 
4land I got a warning," 

Ryan Price (12) said. 


|al 


I_ 



watched bronze casting 
at an art show at South 
Suburban college" Isaac 
Pyzik (12) said. 


> March 24 


l_ 



saw The Neighbor¬ 
hood live at the Aragon 
Ballroom," Thaddeus 
Kraska (11) said. 



1. Kendra Williams (11) and Jackson DeLisle (10) begin their 
play for the Kolling students. The members of the Drama II Class 
presented their scenes for the kids. 2. Jack Larson (10) and 
members of the Drama II Class use their imagination to perform 
a skit for the elementary school. The class went to Kolling to per¬ 
form. 3. The children at Kolling showed their excitement to attend 
in the performance. Afterwards, they made thank you cards for 
the Advanced Drama students with drawing of their favorite acts. 
4. Caroline Dienes (12), Mia Gjeldum (12) and Lauren Bast¬ 
ing (12) present the three stories to the children. They split into 
groups to read and be a narrarator for each of the books. Photos 
by: Zachary Buntin 



EXCELLING IN AP CERAMICS 


^Make sure all 
lair bubbles are 
[smoothed out 
with a kidney 
tool. 


r° 

Am 

Hsli 


Ise a damp 
paper towel for 
loisture and use 
lip or vinegar to 
help mold your 
piece more easier. 




|Take your time 
— and be efficient, 
^■patient and 
creative. 

tips by Juliet Johnson (11) 



Juliet Johnson (11) molds her organic sculp¬ 
ture project. These sculptures were inspired by 
totems and their objective was to create move¬ 
ment and texture. Photo by: Cassidy Coyle 


SPEAKING" 1 ™ Y0UR 


STARTING A NEW CLUB TO 
PROMOTE SIGN LANGUAGE 

A new group, American Sign Language, 
was added to the club roster in March. 

The ASL teaches students a new way to 
communicate nonverbally. While this group 
is not official yet, it is still in the works of 
getting recommended as a club. 

“I thought it would be a good idea to start 
the high school with a new ASL group next 
year. If there are people who join then again 
we will try for an ASL club officially. Since 
the school board has not approved the club, 
we can not call it a club yet," Mrs. Sarah 
Mayer, Kahler, said. 

Students had the opportunity of be¬ 
ing taught on how to hold a conversation 
with a deaf or hard-of-hearing person. 

They learned the different techniques and 
shortcuts on how to say different everyday 
slang words. 



1. Mrs. Mayer teaches Alexandra Adams (10) and Demitra Adams 
(11) how to sign the alphabet in American Sign Language. The 
call-out meeting for the new American Sign Language group was on 
Wednesday. March 19. 2. Ms. Mayer teaches students how to sign 
some of the many different phrases that are used in American Sign 
Language. The club was just added dunng second semester Photos 
by: Stephanie Tomes 


STUDENT SECTION SHOWS 
THEIR INDIAN SPIRIT 



Alexand er Tsiakopoulos (12) 

It was a time to be with ail my 

friends and have a good time 
cheering for our team. See¬ 
ing everyone come together, is 
something I'll never forget. 

| Anth ony Wojcik (11) 

All my friends go. so its fun 
to go. I like the whole atmos¬ 
phere because everyone is 
so happy to be there. 


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118 


OTH 

OVER 


SHOT AT STATE 

boys basketball competes for state title, falling short by four points 


On March 29. the Varsity boys basketball team traveled to Bankers Life 
Fieldhouse in Indianapolis for their State Championship game. They lost by 
a mere four points after climbing back from a 15-point deficit in the first half, 
ending the game with the close score of 63-59. 

“Before the game, I wasn’t nervous at all. Me, Joe [Bannister] and Ethan 
[Darter] were watching Spongebob in the hotel room before we left. I was 
calm. I was excited and ready to go out and play in front of all those people,” 
Robert Ryan (12) said. 

The atmosphere was intense as the opening buzzer sounded, and each 
player prepared both mentally and physically for the pinnacle of their season 
against the Arsenal Tech Titans. The Titans proved to be a worthy opponent 
as they took control of the first half with a lead of 15 points making the score 
27-12. 

“During halftime, Coach was telling us to play harder and take care of 
the ball, and once we started doing that, we were playing a lot better,” Tyler 
Wideman (12) said. 

The Indians seemed out-of-sync throughout the entire first half. If they 
wanted a chance to win, something was going to need to change quickly. 

“At halftime, I brought the kids together and [told them] we're going to play 


to the buzzer and [we're] not going to give up because we’ve worked all year 
and worked hard so we’re just going to keep playing,” Joseph Bannister (11) 
said. 

Picking up in the second half, the Titans cooled down and missed some 
shots, giving the Indians one last chance to win it all. A sudden feeling of 
hope kept the team pushing forward. Although the game ended in a devasta¬ 
tion, the team has their eyes set on making it just as far next year. 

“We lost a lot of seniors so I’m just going to have to step up and play a 
bigger role next year and try to lead the team, just try to get everybody on the 
same page in the same sync, and maybe we can get back there next year," 
Bannister said. 

The day after the game, a group of local basketball players and fans rode 
in the back of pickup trucks escorted by police, waving signs supporting the 
team. Though the championship was lost, the fans continued to show pride ir 
the Tribe. 

“As a whole, it was fun. It was a good experience - everyone being together 
in Indianapolis. To have everyone come out there and all be together, I felt like 
we were all still in the LC crowd section, ” Danielle Kanosky (12) said. 

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MARCH 



GRIMMER HOSTS CONCERT 

Choir singers and spectators packed their 
bags on Tuesday, March 18 and relocated their 
concert to Grimmer Middle School’s gymnasium 
because the auditorium had been demolished. 

“[Performing at Grimmer] was definitely more 
challenging having our voices carry throughout 
a gymnasium rather than the theater. It was 
more like performing in middle school,” Jackson 
DeLisle (10) said. 


THROWBACK 




1. Mrs. Sandy Hobbs, Art. 2. Holly Alexander (12). 3. LeAnn Stutler 
(11). 4. Madison Breford (10). Photos by: Madeline Conley 


SPRING BREAKOUT 


peOBof students 

.vho left the area for 
spring break 



percent of students 
who stayed in the 
area for spring 

break 


Poll out of: 324 students 




1. Tyler Wideman (12) jumps and goes in 
for a slam dunk while Indianapolis stands by. 
Wideman scored the 19 points for the team, 
the most of any player. 2. The team poses for 
a picture after the game finishes. The team 
lost to Indianapolis Arsenal Tech 63-59. 3. 
Christopher Tuskan (12) guards a player 
from Arsenal Tech. There were 18,165 fans 
in attendance at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. 

4. Surrounded by Arsenal Tech Titans, Tyler 
Ross (12) goes to shoot a basket. Fifteen 
boys were listed on the varsity roster, start¬ 
ing at Sectionals and through State. 5. Tye 
Wilburn (12) looks ahead for an opportunity 
to score. Wilburn has been starting guard 
for the entire season. Photos by: Bridget 
Protsman 


EARNING COLLEGE CREDIT 

^Eric Gonsiorowski (11) ^ 

I took AP classes because it 
would look good for college, and 
wanted to challenge myself. They 
aren’t that hard, but they’re a 
lot of work. 


AP CLASSES 


The pressure to make college 
decisions hits hard junior year, so 
as I was deciding sophmore year, 

I decided [to take] as many [AP 
classes] as possible my junior and 
senior years. 

Gabrielle Barrett (11) 




£\ went to Florida for Spring 
"Break with Lake Central 
Campus Life," Hannah 
Hecht (9) said. 


interviewed for the yearbook on 
my birthday," Jennifer Schnurlein 
(10) said. 




































MAKEUP■ 
YOUR MIND 


Adeline Perez makes childhood hobby into a career 


Art has always been a huge 
part of Adeline Perez’s (12) life. 
She has been involved in art for 
as long as she can remember and 
is now eager to turn her passion 
into a career. 

“I always looked forward to color¬ 
ing during school and my mom always 
bought me sketchbooks [when I was 
younger],” Perez said. 

As the years went on, Perez took a 
great interest in drawing female faces. 
She works with a variety of mediums— 
paint, pencils, etc. to shape her work. 

M l love working with charcoal and chalk 
pastels. They allow me to create very realistic 
images,” Perez said. 

As Perez got older she began to overlap her 
love of creating faces into the world of makeup 
artistry. 

“In sixth grade, my mom took me to a makeup 
store. In eighth grade, I started looking through 
magazines and becoming more interested in it,” 
Perez said. 

As the school comes to a close, seniors are 
making decisions about their futures, the colleges 



they want to attend and the career path they want 
to pursue. 

“I want to do something more than work in a 
salon,” Perez said. 

Perez concluded that her love of drawing faces 
was a sign that makeup artistry, instead of art 
school, was right for her. Her love for makeup is 
an extension of her love for art because it still 
incorporates her favorite creative elements. 

Recently, Perez decided to attend Makeup 
First in Chicago next year, one of the best 
makeup artistry schools in the country. 

“I'm really excited because it is in a big 
city but still close to home,” Perez said. 

Perez’s family is her greatest support 
system. 

“When I told [my family] I wanted to 
go into makeup artistry, they said, ‘Just ** i 

because you aren’t going to a four- * 

year school, don’t feel like you aren’t |^|#4 

going to be successful or that we ( 

would be less proud of you,’” Perez 
said. 

Page by: Gabriella Born and 

Abigail Peppin * * f 




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Adeline Perez (12) works on her AP 2D Studio Art Project. The project 
was about how something looks from a certain perspective. Perez chose 
a snowglobe with a city skyline. 








MAKING A “BALD” 

STATEMENT 


Students and staff come together to support St. Baldrick’s 


Bi 


( The gymnasium flooded with people on Mar. 17 during 3rd hour matrix 
is students and faculty lined up to either shave their heads for the St. 
aldrick’s foundation or watch and support those who did. St. Baldrick's 
is an organization that encourages participants to raise money in order to 
fund research for finding a cure to cancer. 

“I felt really good about myself [for raising money and shaving my head] 
and seeing all the support made me really happy," Alayna Prisby (11) 
said. 

Prisby was among the 30 students who participated in the event along 
with four staff members. Overall, the students and staff were able to 
raise over $10,000 for St. Baldrick’s fundraiser. 

44 We still have money coming in, but we are over $10,000. We are at 
$10,100," Mrs. Angela Ohlenkamp, Math, said. Mrs. Ohlenkamp has 
been involved with St. Baldrick’s since it came to LC in 2007. 

“[It started with] a student in my SRT back in 2006. His father was 
one of the owners of The Quest and it was one of the first places in this 
whole area to do it and he told me about it right before it happened, 
so I went to The Quest and watched it. The following year we got it 
approved at our high school. It was just a cool event, lots of excitement, 
lots of money raised, just a fun atmosphere to be in," Mrs. Ohlenkamp 
said. 


THE BUZZ ON THE BRACKETS: 
MARCH MADNESS 



Tyler Ross (12) 


I made my bracket before the 
tournament started and half 
way through I just forgot about 
it becuase there was so many 
upsets. It was hopeless. 


Ga brielle Gomez ( 11) 

My bracket was really bad. I 
guessed on every one and in 
the first round everything was 
wrong. 

David Kelly (12) 


I had pretty much every team 
in the final four that lost in the 
first two rounds of the tourna¬ 
ment. 


LI went to Navy Pier, 

"“Sara Anderson (12) 
said. 


LC had been unable to host a St. Baldrick's event in the past two 
school years and struggled to get the event ready to be hosted on time 
this year. 

“With it being in a new school and the fact that we are still moving, we 
didn't get approved for the event until four weeks prior to where most 
years we knew three months in advanced. We had to do a lot of fund¬ 
raising and getting ‘shavees’ very quickly in order to have a full event," 
Mrs. Ohlenkamp said. 

To Mrs. Ohlenkamp’s surprise, the volunteers and donations came 
flowing in very quickly which made setting up and hosting the event 
much easier. 

Many students participate in St. Baldrick's not just to be involved with 
the excitement, but for a sentimental reason. 

“A little over a year ago my aunt was diagnosed with brain cancer. 
Seeing my family and everything they went through made me want to 
shave my head," Prisby said. 

Not only is St. Baldrick’s a fun way to get involved, it also raises cancer 
awareness and gives support to the cause. 

Page by: Julia Demma, Kennedy Phalen, and Hannah Pittman 


Some Things Never Change 


“At the beginning of my senior 
year I knew I wanted to become 
a teacher,” Mr. Brian McNamara 
said. 

\ McNamera was 
voted “most likely to return as 
a teacher" at his senior banquet 
in 2008. Fulfilling expectations, 
McNamara returned to teach 
and coach at LC second semes¬ 
ter. 

“I knew I wanted to teach high 
school because I wanted to 
coach baseball. Coming back 
this year is a stepping stone 
to my ulimate goals of being a 
social studies teacher and varsity 
baseball coach" McNamara said. 




£\ had a visit at IU," 

®Brandy Gabe(12) said. 


March 1 < > March 2 


> March 4 

















MARCH 





1. Mr. Eric Bushong, Math, gets his head shaved for St. 
Baldrick’s with the help of Caleb Beasley (9). Beasley raised 
money in order to do the honor of shaving Bushong’s head. 
Photo by: Hannah Reed 2. Alayna Prisby (11) shows her sup¬ 
port by sporting the cancer ribbon on her shoes. She did this 
in honor of those who are fighting cancer. Photo by: Jamie 
Zega 3. Alexis Murphy (11) supports St. Baldricks by getting 
her head shaved. Her head was shaved to be donated to 
make wigs for those with cancer. Photo by: Alayna Wallace 
4. Daniel Reising (12) gets his hair sectioned off into pony¬ 
tails. His hair was then cut and his head shaved to support 
St. Baldrick’s. Photo by: Jamie Zega 



RUNNING WITH REMODELING 


Ethan Gomez (11) 


It’s harder to run because we don't have spikes on, 
the turns are sharp and we don’t have the greatest 
indoor track. In the indoor meet I run the 4x200, 
the 50. and the 200. 


Indoor Track 


You have to really want to do it and it’s not always 
easy. It’s a lot harder than outdoor. It is harder 
because the atmosphere makes it harder to breathe, 
you have to pace yourself different, and the curvers 
are tighter. 


Charles Sykes (11) 
























April 2 < 

April 3 < 

> April 4 


II got a moped. Because 

1 can’t drive, it’s good 
transportation to get 
around town," A 

Joseph Szydlo (9) said. 1 


made a dance video and 1 

posted it on YouTube," _ _J 

Jesus Hernandez (12) 

i 

fl went to San Francisco. 
tr 1 1 travel a lot to go to 

* o concerts and there was 

a band that we were fol- 

~ lowing," Gina Gutierrez 

wr 


(11) said. 


TALK TO THE HANDS 


Demitra Adams (11) demonstrates how to say “Hi, nice to 
meet you" through the use of sign language. She is involved 
in the new American Sign Language club. 


I This gesture means “hi" 
and is done through the 
wave of the hand. 

2 The next gesture involves 
running your fingers over 
the palm of the hand 
which means “nice." 

3 Then, you use your two 
pointer fingers and place 
them parallel to each other 
against your chest which 
means “to meet." 




4 Lastly, you point at your 

specific target which means 
“you." 



1. Mr. Sean Begley, Freshman Center principal, reveals 
a winning student’s name at the AP-TIP IN conference 
on April 5. Students had the opportunity to enter in a 
raffle after attending four classes. 2. Students at the 
AP conference take a break from their classes to eat 
lunch. Lunch was catered by Pepino’s restaurant. 3. 
While waiting for the class to start, students converse 
about previous sessions in C318. The students took 
this specific session to learn more about the AP Eng¬ 
lish Language exam. 4. A speaker teaches students 
about computer science at the AP conference. The AP 
Computer Science exam will be given Tuesday, May 6. 

Photos by: Nathan Bowdish 


>4 


I 




WORKING FOR 


LOVE FOR THE LETTERWINNERS 

The Academic Letterwinners banquet was held 
on April 4 at the Casa Maria Banquet Hall in Dyer. 
The banquet awarded those members of Academic 
Letterwinners who maintained a 3.9 GPA. 

“I keep organized and my time to make sure 
everything gets done when it needs to be and, 
when I can, I work ahead," Rachel McCord (12) 
said. 

Students who achieve the qualifying grades are 
eligible to receive different awards. These awards 
follow an order: numerals, chevron, letter, chevron, 
pin, chevron, plaque, chevron. 



Francis Jagiella III (12) accepts a plaque for recievmg 
a 3 9 GPA for seven semesters. He was congratulated 
by Mr Robin Tobias, pnncipal, and Academic Let¬ 
terwinners officers. Photo by: Chnsti Raichle 


DO YOU THINK AP CLASSES 
ARE BENEFICIAL? 



Poll out of: 350 students 


19 % 

NO 














April 5 < > April 12 


> April 13 


£\ I went to Bobby's, 
"which is like an Un- 
dergound Punk Show 
in Chicago," Sarah 
Pramuk (11) said. 



I I 

J L 



^.ast Saturday, we went to the I 
beach and had chicken fights |_ 
in the sand," Colin Westerman 
(11) said. 




rode my ATV out on the 
track near my house," Brett 

Brown (9) said. 




TH E WEEKEND 


students sacrifice their Saturdays to prepare for spring AP tests 


I To help plan ahead for their futures, some students choose to join AP 
classes to acquire skills that could be helpful in college and receive man¬ 
datory college credits while still in high school. 

“The main reason [I take AP classes] is because you can get college 
credit and pass out of the required classes that you usually have to take 
during freshman year of college," Brandon Kozel (1 2) said. 

In addition to getting prepared for college level classes and testing out 
of required courses, AP classes encourage students to learn at an ac¬ 
celerated pace and with a more individual way. 

“There is more leniency in the class of how you can approach learning 
and the material is a lot different of that you would learn normally other¬ 
wise," Kozel said. 

The grant from the National Math and Science Initiative provides Lake 
Central with the opportunity to offer students in AP English, Math, and 
Science courses the ability participate in AP-TIP (Advanced Placement 
Training and Initiative Program) conferences. 


“The conference helps you summarize and review all the stuff that is 
otherwise crammed into one spot,” Kozel said. 

Having this extra boost gives AP students the opportunity to get extra 
help in order to earn college credit from the AP tests in May. 

“I’m learning what [college students are] learning right now [while I’m] in 
high school," Robert Hemmerling (12) said. 

Students are able to recognize their ability through AP classes by push¬ 
ing themselves to understand and apply the material and by attending the 
Saturday conferences as often as possible. By putting in the extra time 
and work, students have learned that dedication can open up a world of 
opportunities. 

“AP classes have taught me that whatever I set my mind to doing I can 
do," Meghan Adams (12) said. 

Page by: Megan Barenie, Julia Demma, Sara Lisac, Maneet Mander and 
Alayna Wallace 


125 















SLIDING SHORT 


JV Indians put up a fight but fall 

jloomy day brought even more dull attitudes to the JV softball 
slayers after a loss to Lowell High School on Monday, April 7. Expe¬ 
riencing their first loss of the season at home was saddening, but the 
girls promised to push themselves harder for their next opponents. 

“Having a home loss isn’t the best, but we’re going to try our hard¬ 
est to get them next time. We need to stay focused and cheer each 
other on," Crystal Guzman (9) said. 

Teams usually perform different techniques to get fired up and 
prepare themselves to play their hardest. 

“We warm up then we do our pre-game. To get pumped up, we do 
our Indians cheer," Natalye Johnston (9) said. 

Unfortunately, the Indians fell behind when it came to batting. How¬ 
ever, the girls are aware of the mistakes they made and hope to make 
better hits in upcoming games. 

“I wasn’t expecting them to hit as much as they did. We needed to 
stay focused and be more involved in the game. I’m trying to improve 
on my hitting. I was injured, so I hadn’t seen live pitching in a while, 


short against Lowell Devils 

and my timing was off. I’m looking forward to a more intense game 
altogether," Savannah Childress (10) said. 

Even with good hits from the opponents, the Indians maintained 
their strength when it came to fielding. They did the best that they 
could at the defensive end of the game. 

“We struggled a little bit at the plate, but we had some good defen¬ 
sive plays too. We’re pretty sound defensively, but we need to work 
on getting more aggressive at the plate,’’ Guzman said. 

Enhancing their skills on the field will bring them closer to their goal 
of success for this season, and even more seasons to come. 

“One of our goals for the season has to be to be on varsity next 
year," Johnson said. 

Encouragement, dedication and love for the game are reflected 
throughout this season. Even with an upsetting loss, the Indians 
pulled through and are doing all they can to come out on top. 

Page by: Erin Dosen, Hannah Giese and Jennifer Mohamed 


t\ went to the Dunes with 
■my friends and then went 
to eat at Quaker Steak 
n' Lube," Melanie Stepa- 
novic(IO) said. 



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i i 

i i 



t\ spent all day at the 
■beach with my friends," 

Joseph Schneider (11) 

said. r* 

I 

I 


■^9 

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£\ played basketball with a 
■big group of my friends," 

Kyle Grunewald (12) 

said. 



April 6< > April 6 


> April 8 















APRIL 



3 


1. Ready to let go of a pitch, Sofia Hay (9) winds up the ball 
on the pitcher's mound. Despite the fight they put up, the team 
suffered their first loss of the season, 4-2. 2. Emily Thompson (9) 
looks to her coach for a signal to call the next pitch. Thompson 
caught for seven full innings against Lowell. 3. Kylie Extin (9) 
slides into home, meeting Lowell catcher at the plate. In a close 
call she was tagged out, but the play showed Lake Central’s 
aggressive base running throughout the game. 4. Emma Frye 
(10) prepares to take another base. The loss against Lowell 
brought the team's record to 2-1 at the time. Photos by: Cassidy 
Niewiadomski 



TECHIE TURNED THESPIAN 



“I find ‘Drum Taps' to be a neutral 
show. It’s not like I like it but it's 
not like I don’t like it, it’s sort of just 
there for me. After doing lighting 
and design for “Drum Taps," it’s a 
basic show. I’ve never been into 
poetry and that's essential what 
this show is, just reversing poetry. 
But when I go to Lincoln in the 
summer, I’m going to be an actor, 
and I hope that will bring more 
insight for me. Over-rehearsing 
causes more errors than benefit for 
this, so we are having a series of 
rehearsals towards the end of the 
school year, and because I’m new 
to acting, I’m going to be coached 
by Mr. [Ray] Palasz [English]," 
Aidan McCambridge (11) said. 




PROMPOSALS MAKE A TREND 


Each year, guys gain the courage to be unique 
in asking anxious girls to Prom. Creativity is key 
when thinking of the perfect way to find a date. 

“He casually asked me to go out on a date on 
Saturday. He told me to dress really fancy. When 
I opened the door, I saw a limo behind him," 
Adeline Perez (12) said. 

Since there is not much to do in the Region, 
guys must think long and hard in order to impress 
their dates. 

“We went into the limo and there were roses all 
over and “PROM?” was hanging up. I was really 
surprised," Perez said. 



1. Austin Ruthrauff (11) and Julia DelSangro (10) Submitted 
by: Julia DelSangro 2. Chris Delgadillo (St. Rita High School) 
and Adeline Perez (12) Submitted by: Adeline Perez 3. Dan¬ 
iel Mikrut (12) and Nicholas Frassinone (11) Submitted by: 
Nicholas Frassinone 4. Cody Schultz (11) and Kristen Kaiser 
(11). Submitted by: Kristen Kaiser. 


SPRING BAND CONCERT 

Cassidy Michau (11) 



“Performing in the gym is 
strange because we can 
see the audience, which we 
couldn’t in the auditorium." 



Jesse Jashenski (11) 

“Due to [remodeling], we had 
to do it in the gym this time, 
and it is a horrible place to 
perform in." 



Timothy Giazzon (11) 


“Playing in front of a crowd 
prepares you for important 
performances, like ISSMA 
that we have coming up." 


£\ had basketball practice 
®three times a week," Tara 
Zlotkowski (11) said. 


£ went zip-lining for 
■the first time," Sydney 
Flores-Cuadrado (10) 
said. 


April 9 < > April 10 


> April 12 




























April 1 < > April 10 


April 1 < 


( 


I went to an Asking 
Alexandria concert," 

Hannah Aulinskis (10) 


said. 



( 


( got a new job at JAK's 
Warehouse," Livan Rivera 
(10) said. 



L 



LI had my last band con¬ 
cert," Ty Kullmann (10) 

said. 


RUNNING IN 

community paticipates in 
Tri Kappa Tie Dye Dash 



\pril 1 2, students and the community participated in a 5 kilometer 
|run/walk sponsored by Zeta Psi Chapter of Tri Kappa, for the first ever 
Tie Dyed Dash. Zeta Psi Chapter Tri Kappa is an organization through 
iDyer, Schererville and St. John which raises money and donates it to other 
organizations. 

"The organization is a collection of women in a sorority in which you 
need an invitation to join. We have [around] 40 members. I came up with 
[this idea of a colorful run so we thought we could try that. Omni teamed 
up with us, which was awesome because they brought people in," Mrs. 
Lori Brumm, Principals' Secretary, said. 

Tri Kappa has held community events before, but they wanted to draw a 
different crowd. A community of various ages participated in this run/walk. 

u We have held 5Ks before, but we wanted to have a family-oriented run 
where they could have strollers and wagons," Brumm said. 

Runners of all ages joined the run/walk that morning. The money col¬ 


lected from the event will be donated to local organizations involving 
education, charity and culture. 

“I just like running and Tri Kappa is a really great organization. It was a 
double plus because I was staying healthy and helping the community at 
the same time," Samantha Kowalski (12) said. 

Families, students and teachers from all around the community were 
interested in running in the event because it was a fun run. At certain 
locations throughout the course, the participants were drenched in bright 
colored powder. 

“I came because I enjoy running and the fact that there was color. I 
knew that my kids would enjoy it," Mrs. Angela Ohlenkamp, Math, said. 

Many of the event's participants were happy with the event’s outcome. 

“I think it went well. The weather was amazing. I was happy with the turn 
out, but I hope next year it grows even larger," Brumm said. 

Page by: Anastasia Papanikololaou and Emma Ritchie 


1. A child plays in the colorful powder at the Tri Kappa 
Tie Dyed Dash. The run raised money to help the 
Tri Kappa Sorority help others in the community. 2. 
Samantha Kowalski (12) and Alexandra Surowiec (12) 
throw colors at each other after running the Tri Kappa 
Tie Dyed Dash. The 5K took place on Saturday, April 
12. 3. Participants of the Tri Kappa Tie Dyed Dash talk 
after the run. 4. Mrs. Louise Tallent. FACS and Janice 
Malchow, school board member, run to the finish line 
with a Lake Central flag. Lake Central students, teach¬ 
ers and families from the area ran or walked the 5K. 

Photos by: Sara Lisac 





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APRIL 


April 11 < > April 19 


> April 20 


( 


I went to my brother’s 
confirmation, and I was 
his sponsor," Jenna 
Pfeiffer (10) said. 



_ J 


I_ 




became a distributor for | 

'Herbalife, " Meghann Borowski . 
(10) said. 



i It was Easter and my dad 
"made some good steak," 

Oscar Andrade (12) said. 



SEVERING THE SNAKES 

Students dissected snakes in Mrs. Lisa Moreno’s, 
Science, Zoology class on April 1 7. They made inci¬ 
sions and placed pins on the snake’s skin to hold the 
snake open as they examined the body. Then they 
were asked to to learn the placement of a snake’s 
organs and state why they are in the spot they are in. 

“[I wanted the students] to look at a snake up 
close and see that a snake’s organs go in a line 
because of its narrow body," Mrs. Moreno said. 

The students got the chance to dissect snakes 
because of a financial grant from the Lake Central 
Education Foundation. 


FOF GOODNESS ’ 



Rachel Yorek (10) and Taylor Jackson (10). Photos by: Rachel 
Gross 


SWING AND A MISS 



“We started off the season pretty 
slow. We played some good 
teams and had a few losses in 
the beginmg of the season. Right 
now we play our last three 
games in the Duneland and 
against Chesterton. We won 
7-2 in that game. Then we beat 
Michigan City and they were 
leading the conference at the 
time. But we played them and 
won 16-1 so we're starting to 
turn things around now. None of 
the losses matter yet until the de¬ 
termined time but now it’s about 
getting better for Sectionals," 
Blake Bosold (12) said. 



TENNIS HITS IT AT HOME 



Katrina Lozanoski (9) 

“At my first home tennis 

match I was pretty nervous, 
but other than that I think I 
did pretty well." 



Elayne Wisniewski (11) 


‘Our first match was against 
Highland. We were all really 
excited for it, and we won. Per¬ 
sonally, I think I played well." 



Emily Birlson (11) 


“I thought I played really well 
in our first match. Overall we 
did really well; we only lost in 
one position." 


129 































April 6 < > April 17 


> April 19 


m,. R 


HEARTS FOR 

students hang hearts on lockers to spread love 


^pril 22, many students’ first concern was studying for the next day’s ACT 
Itest. They sharpened their pencils, brushed up on vocab words and prepared 
[themselves for the test that would help shape their futures. 

However, on the way to their designated test-taking rooms, students could not 
help but stop in the hallway to gaze at the lockers and the decorations that adorned 
|them. A paper heart with the handwritten message, “You are loved,” was taped to 
ery locker in the school. 

I didn’t want anybody else to feel like they were all alone. We did have those two 
cent suicides. It was really upsetting to me,” Sabrina Wiater (10) said. 

After the recent deaths of two students, Wiater decided to take matters into her 
own hands, and was the driving force behind this movement. But before she could 
make her dream happen, she had a lot of work to do. 

“I went to [Mr. Robin Tobias, Principal,] first and I told him about this. I walked out 
of his office and I was kind of overwhelmed. I felt like I just bit off more than I could 
chew,” Wiater said. 

After consent from the administration, Wiater spent time planning how she would 
accomplish this task. She had a committee of friends and students who assisted 


her and stayed after school with her on April 22 to hang the handwritten signs on 
every locker in the school. 

“It was a lot of work, but if I had helped at least one person, it would’ve all been 
worth it. My hands hurt really bad, but I don’t regret it whatsoever," Wiater said. 

The students were moved by her heartfelt mission and were brought together 
during the tragic time. 

“It was a good way to let everyone know that people do care out there and that 
you’re not alone," Hannah Hestermann (9) said. 

During the tragic time, the students were brought together because of Wieter's 
wish for a movement of love. 

“I’m so glad I had the help of my friends [and] I was so glad I had the support 
of the school. I’m glad that I got to do it. The point of this was that I didn't want 
anybody to feel alone,” Wiater said. 

The signs remained on the lockers, untouched, even weeks after the ACT, re¬ 
minding students daily that they are loved. 

Page by: Cathryn Cearing, Hannah Reed, Jillian Wlschke and Emily Rey 


t\ went hunting with my 
■uncle. We hunted white- 
tail deer and big game — 
turkeys," Jesse Jashenski * 
(11) said. I 

I 


£1 went to Oakridge Prai- 
®rie on a date, and there 
were geese, and they 
all hissed at us," Kelly 
Matakovic (12) said. 


■K; 


was my birthday," 

atherine Freeman (10) 
said. 














APRIL 




1. Sabrina Wiater (10) tapes a paper 
heart on a locker. Wiater organized the 
Hearts for Hope event. 2. Sean Harper 
(10) places a heart on a locker. He 
volunteered his time after school to help 
make people feel loved. 3. Katie Palmer 
(10) adds some finishing tape to a 
heart on a locker in the upper Freshman 
Center. All of the hearts had “You are 
loved" hand-written on them. 4. Bobby 
Belzeski (11) and Emalie Vernengo (11) 
stand together as they tape hearts to 
lockers. The pair was part of the group 
that decided to hang the signs on the 
lockers all around the school. Photos by: 
Jillian Wilschke 



D'DONTct. 

Mr. Sean Begley, Freshman Center Principal, 
gives advice on how to do well on the ACTs 

DO show up on time, prepared with a pencil, an ID [and] 
your calculator. 

DON’T leave [preparation] until the last minute. Use all 
the resources that [Lake Central has] for the PSAT and the 
ACT to help students get prepared for those tests. 

DO Eat a good breakfast, get a good night's sleep. Give 
your best effort. 

DON’T go back to the test before and start bubbling in 
the test. That gets you in trouble. 




AWARDING THE AP ARTISTS 

Preparation for the Tri-County High School 
Art Show at the Performing Arts Center in 
Munster took the whole year as students 
prepared pieces to enter. Submission began 
in April, and the showings lasted through 
Memorial Day. Two Lake Central students won 
awards from this show: Hannah Pittman (12) 
and Socheata Ing (12). 

“[I won] the outstanding award for 25 dollars, 
and best ceramic piece award for 75,” Ing 
said. 

Pittman also won a scholarship award of 
$2,500 to go toward her education at School 
of the Art Institute of Chicago. 



1. Art Show wall. 2. Kassie Woodworth (11). 3. Emily Frame (12). 
4. Socheata Ing (12) 


Softball hits home 
Ciera Novak (10) 


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“We practice every day 
after school except for 
game days. At 2:30 [p.m.] 
we go out and hit if it’s an 
away game." 


“If it's a home game we 
probably get out [on the 
field] at around 3 [p.m.] 
and start hitting, throwing 
and stretching." 


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“It depends on the game. 

If it’s a good game, some¬ 
times we have 13-inning 
games, we get back at like 
9 [p.m.]." 


“[For home games] after 
field maintenance and 
stuff, I probably [get home] 
at 7-7:30 [p.m.]." 


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"Northwest Regional in 
Crown Point," Brianna 
Shoemaker (1 2) said. 



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went to my boyfriend's 
>and’s concert in 
Milwaukee," Amanda 
Mitcheltree (10) said. 


£\ went to San Diego, 
■Mi "California, with a friend." 

Sean Meyer (10) said. 


mi 


April 23 < > April 23 


> April 25 


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From the pitchen 

TO HOME 


Baseball team manages their time between sports and school 


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When baseball season begins, Ryan Polito (12), 
Jack Kuehner (11), Ryan Ruthrauff (10) and the 
other players on the team try to balance baseball, 
school and a social life. 

“[The hardest part is] definitely managing all the 
sports practices and then doing your homework 
and being on top of your grades,” Kuehner said. 

Before baseball tryouts even begin there is pre¬ 
season conditioning, but what makes this condi¬ 
tioning so unusual is the time they have to wake up 
in the morning. Workouts start at 4 a.m. for these 
student athletes. 

“[My schedule is] baseball, school, working out, 
another sport like basketball or soccer and then 
homework. Workouts start at [4:40 a.m.] so I get 
up at [4:00 a.m.]," Polito said. 

The baseball players struggle to keep up with 
their grades and maintain a social life while balanc¬ 
ing their athletic commitments. Some athletes as 
play in other sports. Ruthrauff has a season of 
basketball to finish up before he can officially start 


conditioning with the baseball team. 

“Not going to the workouts because of basket¬ 
ball did not affect my relationship at all. I play travel 
with most of the kids on the team and I hang out 
outside of school with them, so it makes it stron¬ 
ger, and I guess I'll be a little behind but it won’t 
take me long to get back into the swing of things,” 
Ruthrauff said. 

Because of this strict schedule, a good night’s 
sleep is hard to come by, but lack of sleep does 
not manage to slow the players down. Polito man¬ 
ages to keep his grades high enough to be on the 
A-honor roll and a have job at Jak’s Warehouse by 
taking naps during breaks in his busy schedule. 

“Sometimes I get lucky, and I sleep a normal 
amount and then probably about five hours max. 
Naps are so important,” Polito said. 

The teams’ hard work ethic continues to push 
the athletes closer to success into the season. 
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Emily Rey 















April 2< 


April 1 7 < > April 18 






T38L 


DO YOU THINK THE ACT 
EXPLORE HELPED YOU? 


340/0 570/o 

YES INDIFFEREM 


9% 

NO 


Poll out of: 100 freshman students 


^“1 joined the Explorer Pro¬ 
gram. It gives you police 
training so if you go into 
law enforcement, it gives 
you a head start," Kevin 
Calderone (11) said. 


BOYS TAKE ON RIVALS IN 
DOUBLE DUAL MEET 

Boys track took on Crown Point and Portage in 
a double dual meet on April 16. 

“It was two meets combined into one big meet. 
[Our rival] is moreso Portage than Crown Point," 
Roger Jachna (12) said. 

The meet took place at Portage High School. 
The boys participated in multiple events, includ¬ 
ing both long and short distance races, as well 
as field events such as the long jump and pole 
vaulting. However, they came up a bit short. 

“We came in second overall. We lost to Por¬ 
tage, but we did beat Crown Point," Jachna said. 

The boys will face the Michigan City track team 
on Tuesday, April 22nd. 


1. Sarah Dingman (11) holds her racket 
up in preparation for a volley on Friday, April 
25th. The girls faced Griffith on that day 
and beat them 5-0. 2. Navneet Kaur (11) 
prepares herself for hitting the ball using 
her forehand. Kaur defeated her Griffith 
opponent. Photos by: Cassidy Coyle 3. 
Emily Birlson (11) stands in place waiting 
to volley the next ball. Birlson played varsity 
one doubles for the majority of the season. 

Photo by: Jeannine Toth 4. Kristina Tins¬ 
ley (9) prepares to hit a forehand. Tinsley 
played as varsity one singles for the whole 
season. Photo by: Cassidy Coyle 


HONORING BASKETBALL 


^“lt was Evan Bukowski’s 
(12) birthday, so we had 
a party for him, went camp¬ 
ing, and went fishing," 

Jacob Vervlied (11) said 


|My dad turned 50 on the 
18th. We took him out to 
dinner and decorated the 
yard with gravestones," 

Noelle Matasovsky (11) said. 


DOUBLE the 


1. Daniel Matcham (11) Photo by: Christi Raichle 2. Roger Jachna (12) 
3. Collin Westerman (11) Photos by: Kelly Paulson 4 Matthew Tao 
(10) Photo by: Christi Raichle 


At the April 24 School Board 
meeting, the Lake Central 
Board of Trustees recognized 
the Clark 8th grade girls 
basketball team for their unde¬ 
feated season and varsity boys 
basketball team for their State 
Runner-Up finish at the State 
Finals on March 29. 


Sean Griffin (10) shakes the hand of George 
Baranowski. school board president. The Lake Central 
boys basketball team was recognized for their finish at 
State. Photo by: Jamie Zega 











> April 26 


April 19 < > April 26 


^ftfomas Lisac (12) wrote 
out “Prom?" in Christmas 
lights on my garage," 

Jennifer Einterz (11) said. 




a 30 Hour Famine 
with my youth group," 

Alyssa Scanlon (9) said. 


£! played some of the 
Provisional matches in 
League of Legends," Noah 
Sebenste (10) said. 


X 

COMPLIMENTS 
ON THE COURT 



girls tennis players share words of encouragement “family" style 


£ 


A word of encouragement can take one’s confidence level from the bot¬ 
tom to the top in just a matter of seconds. This year’s girls tennis team has 
found a new way to help motivate each other on and off the court. 

The girls are split up into “families” made up of three or four girls. There 
iis a “mom,” an “older sister," a “middle sister" and a “younger sister.” The 
lirls then write motivational cards to their “families" before each match. 

“It definitely boosts your confidence and makes you feel like you can do 
mything. One of the girls [Anna Wachowski (9)] sometimes she'll write 
hem for everybody, like the whole team. She writes really sweet ones, and 
it makes you think somebody actually cares about how you do and it’s not 
just another game. It’s just really uplifting. If you’re nervous, you’re totally 
not after you read the little encouragement cards. I think it's just a really 
good idea. We didn’t do it last year. My freshman year, I’ve been on the 
team since then, and we haven’t done anything like that. It brings us closer 
and we’re like a little family. I like it,” Elena Eickleberry (11) said. 

The cards are given to each other before each game. The girls will put 
the date and who they are playing for those who keep them as keepsakes. 


“I think they're really cute. It gives you a good attitude before you step 
on the court. It lifts you up if you’re having a down day," Kristina Tinsley 
(9) said. 

The girls have found other ways to become closer and make their sea¬ 
son more memorable. 

“I think we do a lot more team bonding than just the cards. A couple 
girls go out to Panera. We’ve gone out to breakfast at the beginning of the 
season. We did Easter baskets and filled them up with candy. A couple 
of the girls made shirts. [When you get] closer as a team, it makes it a lot 
easier going to and from each match. You get to know the girls off the 
court as well,” Tinsley said. 

This season brought the girls together in a way never done before. Be¬ 
ing on this team goes further than just being teammates; it’s about becom¬ 
ing a family. 

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April 21 < 


April 22 < 


> April 23 




DRIVE 
DO GOOD 


students take time out of class to give back to the community 


4 


down to the gym throughout the day on Apr. 25 to 
help give back to the community by participating in the biannual blood 
rive run by the American Red Cross. 

“I love giving blood. This year was my third time. I used to be so nervous 
uring it, but now I’m just excited,” Danielle Kanosky (12) said. 

It is important for students to take various precautions before donating 
lood so that it goes as smoothly as possible. 

It really is important to eat a healthy breakfast before with water be- 
ause my second time [donating,] I passed out. This time I chugged two 
water bottles before and it was smooth sailing,” Kanosky said. 

Many students are looking for a way to lend a hand in the community 
and help out the people around them, but aren’t sure how to go about it. 
The blood drive is somewhere for students to start. 

“I honestly wanted to give blood because it feels really good afterwards 
because you feel like you've done something to help someone else and it 
was definitely worth the wait," Brianna Shoemaker (12) 


Many students are afraid of needles, but they find ways to cope in order 
to get through the experience. 

“To get my mind off of the needle, I usually talk to the nurses ask them 
why they started doing this," Kanosky said. 

Students faced these fears, however, because they saw a bigger picture 
and knew how many people they would help. 

“My philosophy is [that] ‘giving blood is something almost everyone can 
do, and it is a very selfless act,’" Kanosky said. 

Many students have participated in past blood drives held here at Lake 
Central. 

“I did [the blood drive] in the fall. The last time I did it, I was more scared 
because I had never donated blood before, but this time I was a lot more 
excited and just wanted to do it," Shoemaker said. 

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Hannah Pittman, and Jamie Zega 















April 25 < > April 25 


> April 25 


c 


I planned my sister's 
birthday," Duaa Hijaz 
(10) said. 



L 


© 

i i 


t\ went to my first fashion 
"show in Chicago with 
my Fashion Merchandise 

class," Craig Bronson 
(10) said. 


I 

L 



C t was my brother’s 
birthday and we went 
to the Lighthouse [res¬ 
taurant,]" Rilee O'Day 
(9) said. 




1. Joseph Stulgate (11) anxiously sits while 
getting his blood drawn. Stulgate was getting 
his blood drawn to donate to the American Red 
Cross. 2. Alexander Armstrong (12) waits with a 
smile before his blood drawing procedure begins. 
The American Red Cross held the blood drive at 
Lake Central on Apr. 25. 3. Students socialize 
and eat after they donate blood. The American 
Red Cross provided the students with food and 
water. 4. Jillian Mclntire (12) signs in with National 
Honors Society before she donates blood. The 
blood drive was organized by Ms. Rhonda York, 
English, the sponsor of NHS. Photos by: Ashley 
Bates 


GOING FOR THE GREEN 



“Some positive things of [the 
golf] season is we won the DAC 
conference, number one in the 
area, favored for sections, and 
favored to get to State. Bus 
rides are fun with the guys, the 
practices are fun and it’s an 
independent sport. I have been on 
varsity most of the years, except my 
freshman year. The season ends 
middle of June and I am going to 
miss the guys at the end of the 
season. Since my freshman year 
I have become more intelligent 
about the game." Ryan Dahlkamp 
(11) said. 



BASEBALL FACES THE RAIN 

On April 21, the varsity boys baseball team took 
on the Crown Point Bulldogs. Due to heavy rains, 
the game was called and postponed to resume 
April 24. With Crown Point's early start, the game 
resumed in the first inning with a score of 4-0. 

“[The rainout] probably helped because it took 
away their momentum. It gave us a little time to 
regroup and kind of feed off of it and gain some 
momentum," Alexander Nisle (11) said. 

When the Indians had their first at-bat of the 
game, they cut the lead and evened the score 
back to 4-4 thanks to home runs from Alec Olund 
(12) and John Gbur (12). 

“There was something sluggish about our team 
that day and being able to come back after the 
rainout, we were ready to play. In the end, we 
didn’t get the result we wanted to, but we still 
came out better," Christian Sullivan (12) said. 


RAIN 0NTHEIR 



1. Coach Brett Summers. Charles Alexa (12) and Alec Olund (12) 2. 
Boys varsity baseball team 3. Alexander Mantel (12) 4. Christian Sul¬ 
livan (12) Photos by: Shannon Hearne 


PROM DATE PANIC 

Lucas Sanchez (11) 



I asked my date late to Prom 
because I thought ‘Good things 
come to those who wait’ 


£il" 

d H 

c 

£71 l i 

1 i 

^ Jr* 


Brooke Lambert (12) 


was being a spaz about [the 
promposal]. It wasn't [Nikola Paic's 
(12)] fault, the cop had to do it a 
eek later than originally planned 


Sydney Ollearis (12) 

[My date and I] planned on going 
together and he thought it would 
be funny to ask me late to make 
me mad but it didn’t work 


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April 26 < 


April 27 < >April 27 


t 


l^ad surgery on my knee," 

"Paige Carter (10) said. 



( 


^fwas delivering pizzas 
_j — and this guy answered 
the door naked. While I 
was standing there he 
was trying to get dressed 
in front of me but it was 
too late," Adam Witt (12) 
said. 


ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 
EDIBLE SCIENCE 


Lance Pisowicz (12) 



[The edible landfill] taught us that 
landfills are very dirty and some¬ 
thing that you want to prevent 
using if you can recycle 


Austin Kunis (11) 


[The edible landfill] was an Oreo 
pie crust with whipped cream 
and Oreos and it demonstrated 
the landfill process 


Chase Doescher (11) 


I brought in the Oreos and 
just made it the same as a 
real landfill but foodwise 


SIX FLAGS N-TEENS TRIP 


Sarah Bredar (10) 

For N-Teens, they require you 
to have 20 hours to go to Six 
Flags for free. I have 39 [hours of 
volunteering]. Instead of taking a 
bus with everyone, they just give 
you the ticket. 



N-TEENS 


I have 24 volunteer hours. I volun¬ 
teered at Top Soccer, the Harvest 
Festival and HUM. I will not be 
attending the Six Flags trip, but I 
have enough hours to. 


Jay Chopra (10) 




_I 


I_ 


4 


£“l went camping and it was 
"supposed to be the raini¬ 
est weekend of the year, 
so that was fun," Lauren 
Rademacher (10) said. 


1. Kristi Schultz (12) oversees a class of elementary 
students as they work on a German activity. Schultz 
traveled to elementary and middle schools to teach 
German to young students. 2. Rebecca Albright (12) 

(12) teaches the basics of saying your name to the 
students. This was the first time many students had 
the chance to learn a new language. 3. Kristi Schultz 
(12) lectures to the students about German culture. 
German IV students wanted show younger students 
the excitedment of learning German. 4. Kristi Schult 
(12) teaches the basics of saying your name to the 
students. This was the first time many students had the 
chance to learn a new language. 

Photos by: Ashley Bates 



DON’T 

FOR AP STUDYING 

Julia Gruver (10) gives advice on the 
do’s and don’ts on AP studying. 

DO Look at the key papers that teachers give 
you throughout the year. 

DON’T Study immediately before the test 
because the only things that will stick are the 
things you just saw. 

DO Dress comfortably [for the AP test] because 
you will be sitting for a long time. 

DON’T Bring your phone [to the AP test] 
because if it goes off, your test is terminated. It's 
better to just leave it in your locker. 


T3& ER 

























DISCOVERING 

GERMAN 


German IV students introduce the 
language to elementary students 


)n May 1, German IV students traveled to the elementary and middle 
■schools, teaching those students the basic components of the German 
|language. 

“We went to elementary schools and middle schools and we taught 
Ithem how to say their names, colors, how to count and words about 
Jtheir families. Also, a lot about the German culture,” Emma Rose (12) 

(said. 

This year, there are only eleven students in German IV and they are 
trying to revitalize their program through the elementary and middle 
school students. 

“We went to promote the German language to younger students 
because they're trying to phase it out. They’re telling younger students 
that they can't take German. [The school] is trying to rebuild the Ger¬ 
man program so that’s why we [went,]” Kristi Schultz (1 2) said. 

This trip was unique for the students because it gave them the expier- 
ence of being the teacher. 

“We sometimes did one person to a class, but it was hard because it 
would be one for a class of 30 kids,” Schultz said. 


This was the first year German students have done this, and because 
it went so well, plans for next year are in mind. 

“[Mrs. Leslie Iwema, Foreign Language] wants to get approval of tak¬ 
ing her German III students too, so we can reach more kids next year,” 
Schultz said. 

The elementary and middle school students were excited about learn¬ 
ing about this foreign language. 

“My favorite part was how they were all really receptive to us. They 
weren’t disrespectful and they really wanted to try and learn. There are 
usually kids who were always annoyed, but even those kids were in to 
it, too,” Rose said. 

This lesson has wrapped up the seniors’ last year of high school Ger¬ 
man with a memorable experience. 

“This was the most rewarding aspect of doing German IV,” Schultz 
said. 

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A DIFFERENT 
SPIN ON PROM 


_ ^ upperclass students make Prom their own 

I When thinking about what to do after Prom, the typical student would 
^Bthink to go out to dinner and hang out somewhere afterwards, and the 
■next day go to Six Flags Great America or destinations out of town, but 
wthis year some students had a different take on their Prom experience. 

1 “[We went] to a walk for the Voices Against Brain Cancer, and what we 
Idid was we walked to raise money to find a cure for brain cancer. All the 
girls in my group got up [the day after prom] and we all went to Chicago, 
then we spent the day [there],” Erin Todd (11) said. 

Todd’s group got up at 6 a.m. on Sunday morning and went to Chicago 
to particpate in the walk that started at 8 a.m. 

“It’s kind of bittersweet because obviously you wanna be there and sup¬ 
port the cause, but at the same time we had to wake up so early," Todd 
said. 

As some find something different to do after Prom, others may think of a 
more creative way to make their Prom experience one to remember. 

“I saw other people record concerts and get a first-person perspective 


on big social events, and I just thought it would be really cool to have my 
Go Pro strapped on my head after the dance or afterwards when we went 
to Turkey Run to get a first-person perspective of the whole trip and show 
people what it’s like to go through your senior prom," David Kelly (1 2) 
said. 

When creating the Go Pro video, Kelly kept in mind all of the aspects of 
Prom, not just the dance portion. 

“Hopefully [the video] takes off because Go Pro does a video of the 
week so hopefully I could get something up there. That’s what my goal is," 
Kelly said. 

Other groups of Prom-goers had a more relaxed end to their Prom night. 

“Well the 10 of us just pretty much chilled [at the lake house] watch¬ 
ing movies and it was pretty relaxing, we all just had a great time there,” 
Rebecca Cordel (12) said. 

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Sophie Sablich 


/ went to a reptile show 
■in Tinley Park and bought 
a poisonous dart frog," 

Michael Gella (10) said. 



14Q 


H 

VER 



May 5 < > May 9 


/! got my first job at 
■Cu 


Culver’s and I got my 
first pay check," Megan _ _ 

Serratore (9) said. I 




/l made my Confirma¬ 
tion. I got to talk at it, 
so it was an interesting 
experience," Morgan 
Clapman (9) said 


> May 9 











1. Students form a cirlcle and dance 
in the middle of it at Prom on May 3. 

2. Sarah Pedersen (12) and Mitchell 
Osinski (12) dance together at Prom. 
Prom started at 6 p.m. Photo by: 
Rachel Gross 3. Lyana Burrink (12), 
Alyssa Graziani (12), and Brooke 
Lambert (12) hold hands and listen to 
hear who won Prom queen. Lambert 
ended up winning Prom queen. Photo 
by Rachel Gross 4. David Kelly (12) 
walks around Prom with his “Go Pro." 
He took numerous videos of the event 
with it. Photo by: Jennifer Mohamed 


Three steps to organize a triathlon 


1 Raise money to 
fund the triath¬ 
lon by getting 
sponsors to give 
□nations 


^Jor 

* Me< 


leet with local 
Ipolice officers to 
Idiscuss how the 
course will work 


%a, 


jSpray paint the 
triathlon course 
nd get volunteer 
shirts 



A triathlon athlete gets ready to start the biking portion 
of the race. The triathlon was on May 3. 

Photo by: Emily Rey 


f 

* 


Alyssa Graziani (1 2) 


i 


“It was cool to win [last year] 
because you’re in a competition, 
and all you can depend on is your^ 
speech. People want you to be 
in your position and you’re 
excited so it’s really cool." 


Tm still excited [over being picked 
for Vice President]. Nothing's 
going to bring me down from this 
postition. I’m always going to have 
a hundred percent effort into all my 
work that I have for it.“ 


Bret^alick^H)^P* 


COMMENCEMENT CRAZE 



Students and parents wait outside of 
Lake Central for extra commencement 
tickets. People slept over the night 
before for a good spot in line. 

Photo by: Gabnella Bom 


On May 10. extra commencement tickets were sold in 
the aquatic center at 8 a.m. 

“I got there at 6:30, and I was maybe 40 people back. 
The line was from inside by the pool wrapped all the 
way outside to where the old E-hall used to be. People 
had lawn chairs, pillows, blankets- it was crazy," Nicole 
Stegenga (12) said. 

Because the amount of tickets available was limited, 
students only received two extra tickets after receiving 
their original three. Some students camped out in the 
parking lot to ensure they were guaranteed the extra 
tickets. 

“Trevor [Clapman] (12) and I camped outside of LC in 
my car, so we could be first in line for commencement 
tickets. We wanted to beat the crazy senior moms that 
show up at 5:30 a.m.," Joseph Clark (12) said. 


£\ went to Best Buddies 
®prom. I really enjoyed 
myself, and it was a 
memorable experience," 

Camryn Halfeldt (9) said. 



a 

^M^ friends and 1 went 
®to Six Flags, and we 

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Ml 

t\ took the SAT at Munster 
■high school. It started at 

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got stuck on the Raging 

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8:00 a.m. and it lasted a 

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Bull," Christopher Less- 

f /\ 

couple of hours," Megan 

1 

entine (11) said. 

: 

J Gabe(10) said. 


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May 18 < >May 20 


>May 21 
















TAKING CENTER 

STAGE 


Freshmen step up to star in 
student-directed plays 


half-1 


tvery year, the Lake Central Theater Company puts on productions 
Ranging from plays to musicals where auditions are open to all four 
grades. However, the last production of the year, a collection of “fresh- 
nen shows,” gives the underclassmen their chance to shine. 

On April 30, four of these freshman shows were performed: “Superhero 
Support Group,” “4 a.m.," “The First Date," and “Cave Dream.” These 
-hour productions allowed freshmen to audition without worry of not 
eing casted in favor of older thespians. 

“We can try out [for the other high school plays] but there are so many 
great actors and actresses [in the company.] We aren’t used to doing 
productions yet though so I didn’t feel I was being isolated. It was better 
for me,” Stephanie O’Drobinak (9) said. 

These shows, reserved exclusively for the freshmen, gave them the abil¬ 
ity to prosper and develop as actors. The only upperclassmen involved in 
the productions were the student directors and technicians, so they were 
able to get the full experience of being in a production without all the 
pressure. 

“A lot of times, upperclassmen get bigger parts [in the high school 


plays] because they are usually more talented. [Plays for only freshmen] 
help because we’re just starting out,” Adam Gustas (9) said. 

For many of the actors involved, the freshmen shows are their first 
experiences onstage, but even seasoned actors like Gustas, who has 
been involved in other shows at Lake Central, dealt with cases of the 
nerves. 

“I was really nervous because the rehearsal prior to the performance 
was really awful, so going onstage, I was nervous. Yet I had a feeling it 
would go well because I figured it could only get better compared to the 
rehearsal we just had," Gustas said. 

The freshmen shows were also a learning opportunity to upperclass¬ 
men, who, instead of just acting and doing technical work, directed their 
own shows and worked with the new talent coming into the company. 

“The freshmen were a lot more talented than I expected this year. They 
were all really good; I was kind of blown away. Usually the freshmen 
aren't that good because it’s their first show," Emma Rose (12) said. 
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A BALLfOR US 



1. Sara Logan (10) and Jacob Kiefor (10) 2. Ali Ehsan Raja (10) and 
Emily Hepburn (12) 3. Austin Huber (9) 4. Jacob Kiefor (10) and Best 
Buddies members Photos by: Megan Heifers 


1. Hannah Souronis (9) and Parker Danner (9) 
perform as police officers who are trying to capture 
the monster from under the bed. Both Souronis and 
Danner played two parts in their play, “4 a.m." 2. 
Katherine Veronesi (9) twists Walter Aleksic’s (9) 
ear during a performance of “Superhero Support 
Group." This show circled around the message 
that anyone can be a hero, no matter who they are. 
3. Emily Badger (9) and Stephanie O’Drobinak (9) 
perform together in the play “4 a.m." as best friends 
Anne and Monica. The show dealt with many teen¬ 
age characters who searched for a connection with 
others at four in the morning. 4. Evelyn Reder (9), 
Bianca Alessia (9), and Noah Katalinic (9) perform 
as Della, Jaquelyn, and Brad in the play "The First 
Date." The character Della had a compulsive steal¬ 
ing problem, which perplexed her date. Photos by: 
Joseph Pavell 



MM? 



Best Buddies Boogie at Banquet 

The annual Best Buddies banquet took place 
on Friday, May 9, in the cafeteria. Students 
gathered to celebrate the end of the year. 

“We have done it for the last three to four 
years. It really brings everyone together and 
allows for us to have one more good meet¬ 
ing before next year," Noah Sarkey (12), vice 
president, said. 

Instead of having a DJ, the club did some¬ 
thing a little different with the music this year. 

“We got a jukebox, and that was really a lot 
of fun," Jacob Taylor (11), future president of 
Best Buddies, said. 

This was the last formal Best Buddies meet¬ 
ing of the school year. 


DID YOU PREPARE FOR 
THE AP TEST? 



Poll out of: 172 students 


35 % 

DIDN’T 

STUDY 


THREE MARCHERS STEP 
UP TO THE PODIUM AS 
DRUM MAJORS 


M 


Marc Mertsching (11) 


We always say conducting is 
the least important and the 
most important is leading the 
band and helping everyone. 



Rebecca Cain (10) 

I stand on the podium and 
conduct and I do a lot of 
paperwork. We basically do 
everything the directors do. 





Abigail Keith (10) 

[Being a drum major] is a lot 
more interacting with the staff 
and being the bridge between 
marchers and directors. 




ly dad and I went 
;earching for rivers on 
the weekend," Maya 
Tobin (9) said. 



went to my friend 
Emily’s house, and 
we swam all day [on] 
Saturday," Elizabeth 
Ayersman (10) said. 



( 


went to Six Flags with 
my friends," Ayanna 
Robertson (9) said. 




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ENDING 

despite small turn-out, 

day 16, seniors gathered at Villa Cesare dressed in costumes to 
celebrate Senior Banquet and the last moments they will share with their 
class. 

M To be honest, my group changed twice. I had a bit of anxiety, but then 
last minute I found [Parriss Bettis (12)] and we were cheerleaders from 
rBring It On’." Madison Gomez (1 2) said. 

J Gomez was not the only senior who assembled costumes last-minute. 

A multitude of students prepared for Senior Banquet in a thrown-together 
fashion. 

“I went to Walmart five minutes beforehand on the way to banquet to get 
my costume. [I was] Nick Fury [from “The Avengers”,]" Brandon Cole (12) 
said. 

Prom, one of the most commonly anticipated celebrations for a senior, 
was not necessarily the most memorable in all cases for this year’s class. 
For example, Senior Banquet does not require formal wear or dates. The 
two also differ in music, attire and location. 


WITH A 

seniors enjoy banquet 

“It was fun. The music was good, a lot better than Prom, music-wise. The 
awards were good and there were a lot of cookies that I ate," Andrew 
Beggs (12) said. 

Seniors were able to forget for a moment that they will be parting ways 
with their friends, and instead, were able to enjoy the time they had left as 
a class. Even the people that have not seen each other since freshman 
year or people who did not like each other came together to celebrate their 
last event. 

“[Senior Banquet] was the greatest dance all year. I loved it. [I loved] 
the lights. The music was better than Prom and everyone was having fun. 
There was no drama for one night," Gomez said. 

Though only 266 students purchased tickets, many people expressed 
that they had no regrets for attending. 

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man, 


BANG-QUET 



£ got a Goldendoodle 
®puppy named Paisley," 

Spencer Shipman (10) 
said. 



3 * 

m 


friend accidentally 
®threw her phone out the 
window and then another __ 

car ran over it," Mia I 

I 


I 


1 


£\ got two different Friday 
^schools from two differ¬ 
ent teachers on the same 
day," Kendra Williams 
(11) said. 


May 13< > May 13 


> May 14 













SENIOR CELEBRATION NIGHT 

Senior Honors Night was held on May 14. Stu¬ 
dents and their families were invited to celebrate 
four years of success and promise for the future. 

“I liked hearing where people are going [for col¬ 
lege] and hearing the Counterpoints sing. I was 
crying because [Mrs. Maureen Yaegar. Art] said 
a lot of things and it meant a lot for me," Jenna 
Resendiz (12) said. 

Teachers, administrators and representatives 
from outside organizations awarded scholar¬ 
ships to select students. Teachers awarded 
department-based awards for the top students in 
each subject. Principals gave awards to student 
leaders and seniors of the year. 


MADE 0F 




1 Meghan Adams (12). Elizabeth Andree (12), Mary Beggs (12). 
Amanda Blais (12) and Blake Bosold (12) 2. Mrs. Sandy Wright. 
Guidance and Shama Daniels (12) 3. Ms. Maureen Yaegar. Art and 
Socheta Ing (12) 4. Mr. Sean Begley and Susan Anderson (12) 
Photos by: Megan Bareme 


DON’T 

AP testing 

Brandon Kozel (12) gives 
insight on his strategies to 
passing an AP test 

DO Study everything until you know 
1 the material because if you're lacking in 
one section, that could be the difference 
between a 5 and a 4. 

DON’T Try to re-learn materials the 
night before because you may end up hav¬ 
ing a 10-hour study session. 

DO Have a plan on what to study for. 

il DON’T Give yourself a set time to 

study. Study periodically throughout the year. 




1. Katelyn Schmitt (12) poses as rapper. Two 
Chainz, at Senior Banquet. The celebration 
was held at Villa Cesare on May 16. Photo by: 
Hannah Bryner. Photo illustration by: Samantha 
Gross. 2. Joseph Brown (12) dances in his 
Spongebob Morph suit. Seniors crowded the 
dance floor from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Photo by: 
Jillian Wilschke. 3. Elijah Weathersby (12) does 
“The Wobble." The DJ played music videos on 
television screens set up near the speakers. 
Photo by: Hannah Bryner 4. Christopher Pritch¬ 
ett (12), dressed as Captian Jack Sparrow, 
won the best individual costume. Seniors at the 
banquet were able to vote for best individual 
and group costumes, but all seniors were able 
to vote for the rest of the awards via a Google 
document form. Photo by: Jillian Wilschke 


SENIORS PERFORM A 
MEMORABLE LAST CONCERT 


0 

m 


Rebecca DeVries (12) 



& 


I was excited that [the Classics 
concert] was outside. It was bit¬ 
tersweet. You want it to come, but 
you don't want it to end. It also 

means that life is moving on. . f \ 


CHOIR 


The concert was bittersweet. 

We put in all of our effort for four 
years and it is the last we will ever 
perform together. 


Lauren Myers (12) 



am going to see Lana 
"Del Rey in concert at the 
Aragon Ballroom," Ashley 
Payne (10) said. 


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/1'n^going to an airsoft 
"event where proceeds to 
go the Wounded Warrior 
Project," Nelson Florek 
(9) said. 


& 


/! am leaving to go camp¬ 
ling in Michigan," Anthony 
Rea (9) said. 


May 16 < > May 17 


> May 18 


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AAFT National French Reception 



[Every year, the AAFT National 

French Reception is hosts an 
0 awards ceremony] to honor 
people who scored in the 
top five in the region for the 
French test. [Mrs. Nancy Tilka, 
World Language] gave us a note 
telling us our average score, our 
place in the region and then where 
we are ranked nationally. In order 
to be invited, you had to receive 
a formal letter inviting our parents 
and families for a reception dinner. 
If you scored about average, you 
had a very good chance of placing 
in the top five in the district; but it 
depends on how well you do and 
who takes it. I received a medal 
for having the third highest score 
in the district for the fourth 
level. This year was my fourth 
year participating in French class," 


1. Senior Girls choir members sang in their final 
concert for Lake Central. The concert was held in 
the park for the first time because of the construc¬ 
tion on the auditorium. Photos by; Zachary Buntin 2. 
Trebleaires sings on Saturday, May 1 7 at Lake Hills 
Ampitheather. The choir members’ family and friends 
all gathered for this free concert in the park. 3. Bells I 
played at Lake Hills Ampitheather for the first concert 
in the park. 4. Megan Barry (10), Patyon Pawelski 
(10) and Alayna Prisby (11) sing at the choir concert 
on May 1 7. This was the first time the choir depart¬ 
ment had a choir outside of the auditorium. 







Girls Track races to title 


On Tuesday, May 20, the Lake Central Girls 
Track team traveled out to Lowell to participate 
in the IHSAA Sectional meet. With the goals 
to get out of sectionals and make it to region¬ 
al, the girls had to place in the top four. Once 
the meet started, the events began to roll on 
through. After the 200 meter final, lightning was 
spotted and the meet was delayed until the next 
day, Wednesday, May 21. The next meet the 
girls traveled back out to Lowell. With only four 
events left to score, the Indians waited to hear 
the winner of the IHSAA Sectional meet. After 
all events were finished, the scores revealed the 
Lake Central Indians won the meet continuing 
their record to 23 straight sectional wins. 



MAKING 

CHOIR 

COUNT 



after school 
choirs: Trebleaires 
and Counter¬ 
points 


1 Victoria McKenzie (10) 2. Gabriella Zwoll (12) and Jessica Gerlmg 
(11)3. Alexandria Tyler (10) 4 Renee DiNino (10) Photos by: Abigail 
Pepptn 


£\ had a bonfire at my 
®house. There were like 
50 people there," Tess 
Ruzga(ll) said. 



tm 


H 

OVER 


f^\ 




May 3< > May 5 


£\ celebrated Cinco de 
“Mayo with my family. We 
had tostadas, burritos — 
and rice for dinner," 

Ashley Linares (9) said. I 



> May 18 


spent the night at my 
lister’s apartment. We 
played games and had 
a small party," Ashley 
Keichinger (10) said. 

















A BREATH OF 


choir hosts “Rewind" concert 
at Lake Hills Amphitheater 


->n Saturday May 1 7, the choir students and their families met at the Lake 
Hills Amphitheatre in St. John, for the last concert of the year. The throwback 
Itheme. titled “Rewind," was nothing short of appropriate, as each group sang 
(favorites they have performed before. 

“I sang a Queen medley and the senior girls sang tribute songs together. 

he Concert Choir, which would be described as the top choir, sang a Lion 
<ing mash up too," Mia Gjeldum (1 2) said. 

This concert was quite different compared to ones in the past. Due to the 
demolition of the old building including the choir’s auditorium, choir adminis¬ 
trators had to find a new venue that would be suitable to hold all attendees. 
Working with outdoor acoustics, free admission and attendees bringing their 
own seating, these choir students were praying for the best. 

“It was different than performing in the auditorium because we had no 
time to practice. There was no day we could just go outside. I felt like it was 


RESH AIR 


harder to hear us since it was such a huge venue," Lauren Bourget (12) said. 

As far as the season goes, the choir kids kept the tradition alive and re¬ 
ceived all gold ratings at each and every one of their competitions this year. 

“It was neat [getting all gold ratings] because I knew that someday I would 
be in that position and have to beat that. I was in one of the individual en¬ 
sembles that got gold, so I feel that I need to keep up and not mess up for 
the next few years to come,” Megan Barry (10) said. 

With every ending comes a new beginning. The past memories made will 
never be forgotten, but seniors look forward to the future with high hopes. 

“It was bittersweet as my last concert, but I'm excited to move on and go to 
college. The people I met and the friends I have made in choir is what I am 
going to miss most," Bourget said. 

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ikolaou, Abigail Peppin, Stephanie Torres and Sydney Thompson 


§ am going to the Sox 
"versus Yankees game, 
and it's going to be 
Derek Jeter's last game," 

Danette Boring (1 2) said. 


May 22 < > May 10 


(I went to an Indian 
"Culture night at the 
Indian Culture Center in 
Merrillville," Sean Meyer 
(10) said. 




> May 31 


/I'm going to Serbia all 
"summer, I’m going to 
see my family while I am 
there," Sara Potkonjak 
(11) said 


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FAMILY 



ILI A 

FIRST A 



Sophomore sisters sacrifice snow day make-ups for summer vacation 


Due to the school cancellations that 
took place this winter, the extended 
calendar has conflicted with some 
students’ summer vacation plans. Sisters 
Megan Gabe (10) and Taylor Duffy (10) 
were forced to choose between school and 
family. 

They plan to leave for vacation to Cedar 
Point on Friday, May 30, which means that the 
two will have to miss the last student day of the 
school year. 

“It’s a family vacation. We’ve done it for the last 
two years, and it’s my sister’s [Brandy Gabe (12)] 
last year with us because she is a senior. My sister will 
graduate on Thursday, the day before we leave, so it 
works out nicely,” Gabe said. 

Both Gabe and Duffy are also active members of Lake 
Central’s marching band, so the two sacrifice a majority of 
their summer to musical activities. 

“We have a mandatory two weeks of band camp at the end 
of July, so we decided [to go on vacation] early so we wouldn’t 
have to miss those days,” Duffy said. 

With set reservations at a popular vacation spot, rescheduling 
might not be in tune for busy families like Megan and Taylor’s. 
“We’re going to Cedar Point for a week and the Indiana Dunes 
for two weeks right after that, so there’s really no room to change our 


schedules," Gabe said. 

In addition to being involved in band, the two have also taken on 
challenging classes. However, missing crucial testing days is a risk 
they are willing to take. 

“Depending on what test we’ll have to miss, it could be ben¬ 
eficial to our grades or detrimental because we might have to 
miss some of the study sessions. I’m [planning on staying] 
after school with some of my teachers for my harder classes, 
like Chemistry and [AP U.S. History]. I usually do the study 
guides and try to make some of my own. For finals, I usually 
spend three to four hours studying, depending if I have 
band," Duffy said. 

Studying can be demanding, but a positive and deter¬ 
mined mindset can make the difference. 

“I think [studying] is important because it really 
dictates where you go in life. Especially if I’m going 
to go to Cedar Point, I don’t want to have to worry 
about failing my finals," Duffy said. 

Despite the conflicts and added stress, the 
issue will be pushed to their rear-view mirror as 
they travel to Cedar Point. 

“It stinks that we had snow days, but 
they’re not going to change our summer," 

Gabe said. 

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Megan Gabe (10) and Taylor Duffy (10) study AP U.S. 
History together after school. The sisters study between 
three to four hours a night. 

Photo by: Cassidy Niewiadomski 





















INDUCTION 



I The annual National Honors Society induction ceremony was held on 
May 21 in the gym, where 139 students were welcomed into a club of 
volunteer work and national merit. 

NHS officers for the 2014-2015 school year were also announced: 
Ryan Wiebe (11), President, Nicholas Kiepura (11), Vice President, Jen¬ 
nifer Mohamed (11), Treasurer and Alayna Wallace (11), Secretary. 

“I feel honored, definitely. I’m glad I did it. I’m ready to dedicate a lot of 
my time to doing this— I’m happy,” Wiebe said. 

Wiebe aspires to improve the club during his time as President. 

“I really want to get NHS more involved by doing more service for the 
community. [I hope to] get more people in NHS, to do more good for the 
organization, [and] make NHS a better group than it was when I got in,” 


Wiebe said. 

Allison Beck (11) is one of many newly-inducted NHS members who is 
enthusiastic about being able to do some good out there. 

“I’m excited about being in NHS. I wanted to be in it since middle school. 
Right now I’m coaching a 10U softball team in Dyer, so I hope to continue 
that for NHS next year,” Beck said. 

After a year of providing volunteer work for the town, members often exit 
the club with a refined character and a sense of accomplishment. 

“It felt good helping out the community and being able to give back. It 
made me feel like a better person," Jillian Poplon (12) said. 

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nikolaou, Abigail Peppin, Sydney Thompson and Stephanie Torres 


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> May 21 


May 17 < >May 18 


a 


1y friend Robbie got a new 
record in Kan Jam," 

Kassandra Hunt (12) said. 




watched bronze casting 
at an art show at South 
Suburban College." Ben¬ 
jamin DeBaggis (9) said. 


I 

L 



t 


went to Sectionals 


for track, and I placed 
fifth for disc," Melanie 
Gurney (11) said. 



1. Parents and students fill the gym to induct the newest class of 
National Honor Society members. The floor was silent as people 
listened to the ceremony. 2. Students wait for their names to be 
called during the ceremony. On May 21, 139 certificates were 
given to new members. 3. Students receive awards as an honor 
of being inducted into the society. The crowd applauded the 
audience to recognize awarded students. 4. Haley Garlich (11) 
accepts her certificate to be inducted to the National Honors 
Society. Ms. York, English, called out the next student to come to 
the front and receive their certificates. Photos by: Sara Lisac 



Finding the perfect roommate 

Trevor Clapman (1 2) discovers someone to kick it with 



t Ne met on the 
irand Valley 
tate Univer¬ 
sity Facebook 
group." 


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nd I think we will 
let along well." 




Itwon’t be weird 
^ living with a 
^fcstranger because 
we won’t see 
each other often." 


SUMMER VACATION PLANS 

Connor Scott (10) 



I'm going to California from 
June 5 to June 25 to visit my 
grandparents. 


Jarod Green-Moore (10) 


I am going to Nicaragua with 
my church to build houses 
and schools. 


Olaa Yacoub (12) 


FINALS PREPARATION 

Sonme Lopez (1 2) 

When I was a freshman I studied 
a lot and I had a lot of anxiety, but 
now that I’m a senior and I alreadyj 
,got accepted to college I don’t 
care about studying. 


AP CLASSES 


Well I usually just wing it and I try 
to do my best, and I always end 
up doing well. Before the test I say 
to live your life, don’t stress. Live 
young, wild and free. 


After graduation, I am going 
on a road trip with friends to 
California. 



Rolanda Curington (1 2) 



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With the demolition of the old 


DEPARTING DIPLOMAS 


The inside of the diploma cover 
displays the old building and an Indian 
head. 


school and the beginning of a new 
image of Lake Central, the Class 
of 2014 could potentially be the 
last class to see the old building 
on the inside of the diploma cover. 
The cover shows a picture of an 
Indian head, which also is subject 
to change. Once construction is 
completed, new designs for the 
diploma cover will be considered. 


1. Sonnie Lopez (12) and Bridget Protsman (12) give the opening 
speech at the commencement ceremony to welcome students, 
families, teachers, guidance counselors and administrators. Lopez 
was President of the Senior Class and Protsman was the Vice 
President. Photo by: Hannah Sonner 2. Jake Kelley (12) throws 
his hands up and cheers as he walks across stage. Students 
gave Kelley and his classmates a standing ovation as they made 
their way to get their diploma covers. Photo submitted by: David 
Gross 3. Mr. Robin Tobias, Principal, welcomes students and their 
families to the graduation ceremony. The ceremony took place 
at the Radisson Star Plaza on May 29. Photo by: Jillian Wilschke 
4. Rachel DiNino (12) smiles at the audience during her speech. 
DiNino, who graduated Summa Cum Laude, made her speech 
about reflecting on the changes over the last four years. Photo by: 

Jennifer Mohamed 


Stud 


acad 


onors 


who graduated with 
Summa, Magna, or Cum Laude 


t hrowing our caps and 
nowing we were done felt 
more accomplishing than 
walking across the stage 
and receiving a diploma," 
Joseph Sawicki (12) said. 


1. Samantha Kowalski (12) Photo by: Jennifer Mohamed 2. Samantha 
Kowakski (12) Photo submitted by: Samantha Kowalski 3. Noah Sar- 
key (12) Photo by: Jillian Wilschke 4. Mr. George Baranowski, School 
Board President Photo by: Jennifer Mohamed 


41 feft like it would be nice if I clapped 
“for every single person. It was almost a 
competition with myself to see if I could 
keep going. After 20 minutes of clap¬ 
ping my hands were numb. [Ms. Carrie 
Wadycki, English] timed it, and I clapped 
for 52 minutes," Katelyn Schmitt (12) 
said. 


^ o^tly, it felt almost like an 
HS induction where you 
just go, you're just there 
and then you leave. I think 
it's going to really set in 
in a couple days," Mary 
Beggs (12) said. 


FIRST, LET ME TAKE A SELFIE 

Following her “looking forward" speech about 
the growing impact of technology on our genera¬ 
tion, Samantha Kowalski (12) added in her clos¬ 
ing comments: “But first, let me take a selfie." 

“I added a selfie at the end [of my speech] 
because it's one of those things that defines our 
generation right now. It was my way of bringing 
everyone on to the stage with me because the 
night was about all of us. Selfies are our own 
way of adding a piece of ourselves to the world 
around us," Kowalski said. 

As of June 2, the selfie reached 127 retweets 
and 293 favorites on Twitter, 182 likes on Face- 
book and 108 likes on Instagram. Kowalski also 
changed her name on Twitter to “Selfie Queen." 


SELFIE ofthe 




















— 

EMBRACING 
TECHNOLOG Y 


Commencement speeches focus on the electronic age 


This generation is so frequently told that technology is going to have 
a negative effect on social skills and ability to be more academically 
motivated than the previous generation. The class of 2014, however, 
begs to differ. 

“It is being said that we will be the first generation to accomplish less 
than our parents before us, and that we lack true social skills thanks to 
the advancement of technology. I wholeheartedly disagree," Samantha 
Kowalski (1 2) said in her commencement address to the class of 2014. 
“We are a generation that realizes that there are more important things 
in life than money and power. We are a generation that understands 
happiness is the key to success. We are a generation that operates 
at speeds unheard of before us thanks to those pesky computers 
and smart phones. Yes, we may be young, naive, and compulsive, but 
weren’t our parents before us and their parents before them? We are 
young. We will make mistakes, but we will also bring about progress 
and innovation that the world has never seen," Kowalski said. 

Among the 11 eligible Summa Cum Laude graduates, Rachel DiNino 
(12) and Kowalski were selected to give commencement speeches 
about looking back and looking forward, respectively. DiNino empha¬ 


sized holding onto these memories while going into the future. 

“Remember that those memories will always be inscribed on the 
metaphorical pages of a diary. Whether your time at Lake Central was 
a sentence, a paragraph, a page, or twenty pages, you will always carry 
the diary and the memories with you. Now, as we prepare to go our 
separate ways, never forget the support that exists for you right here in 
this room from your classmates, family, and friends," DiNino said. 

In the age of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media 
outlets, technology will not only allow students to look at their past, but 
also to look to the future and make a difference. 

“I believe [technology] will not only allow us to stay connected even 
over great distances, but it will also allow us to give life to our ideas and 
dreams. Technology gives us all of the tools we need at our fingertips, 
and now all we need to do is provide innovation. I don’t think many of 
us can accurately imagine the feats our generation will accomplish with 
technology at our side," Kowalski said. 

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People 

Ads 

Index 


The end of the year brought a major 
sense of accomplishment. Students had 
survived the building of the new school, the 
demolition of the old, a student sit-in, finals 
and all of the other struggles that the school 
year had brought. Students faced ceiling 
leaks, technological nightmares and more 
snow days than they could have bargained 
for but in the end, they came out stronger and 
more comfortable in the school they now called 
home. 

Everyone had their own trials and tribulations 
that they had to face, but as the poet Robert 
Frost said, “The only way out is through." Be¬ 
ing able to look back at how far they had come 
would make everything worth the fight. Whether it 
was pulling all-nighters to cram for those last AP 


tests or facing off against Munster to bring home 
the Sectional title for baseball, the end of the year 
provided reassurance that hard work pays off in 
the end. 

On Thursday, May 29, the classrooms were full 
of focused students and the gym was packed 
with soon-to-be graduates. Conversations of 
summer plans and college destinations filled 
the school, and it seemed as if the entire 
student body was looking forward to the new 
stories they would tell. 

No two persons’ stories were exactly alike, 
but one thing that everyone has in common 
now is that they can finally say, “Over and 
out, LC.” 

Page by: Cathryn Cearing, Kristen Copple 
and Samantha Gross 



Nicholas Good (10) follows through on his shot at Palmira golf course on June 
2. The golf team was practicing for their sectional game on Friday, June 6. 
Photo by: Victoria Brazzale 


















1 ■' 



When students get their schedules for the 
upcoming school year, the first thing some of 
them may do is post it on the internet or text 
it around to figure out who’s in their classes. 
Some may find that they have the same 
teacher, just a different hour. Though stu¬ 
dents’ schedules may differ greatly, there 
is a chance that some of their teachers 
may overlap. 

“It’s annoying [that my friends and I 
aren’t in the same class] but the only 
good thing is I can always ask them 
for the homework if I need it,” Taylor 
Jagiella (11) said. 

Some students with siblings are 
used to hearing the phrase “Your 
last name sounds familiar, are you 


related to so-and-so?" asked 
by the teachers who have 
known their siblings from the 
past. 

“It’s always kind of exciting 
for me [to have siblings of past 
students]. It gives me something 
else to talk with the younger sibling 
about, I just feel like I almost get to 
know that second sibling better than 
I got to do [the first],” Mr. Tim Bannon, 
History and Business, said. 

As students rotate through their four 
years, the faculty stays the same. They are 
the common demoninator. Who will you 
overlap with? 

Page by: Hannah Reed 





Amanda Allen-Breski 
Pamela Andersen 
Karen Areheart 
Don Bacso 
Joseph Bafia 
Laurel Bankroff 


Tim Bannon 
George Baranowski 
Tony Bartolomeo 
Kelsey Becich 
Sean Begley 
Beverly Bovard 


Karen Bowman 
Lori Brumm 
Eric Bushong 
Darryl Carstensen 
Erica Churilla 
Kathryn Clark 


John DeVries 
Ann Downey 
Dawn Duerst 
Katelin Ellis 
Jennifer Fandl 
Joe Fox 


Scott Freckelton 
Kim Freeman 
Marty Freeman 
Al Gandolfi 
Valerie Gardner 
Andy Gurnak 


Chris Harmon 
David Harnish 
Nancy Hoban 
Cynthia Hoffman 
Ralph Holden 
Kathy Ignas 


Robert Jackowski 
Julie Koricanac 
Cynthia Lale 
Rita Laskey 
Andrew Locke 
Joan Loden 



>OVER AND OUT 














































Janice Malchow 
Howard Marshall Jr. 
Robin May 
Doug McCallister 
Kimberly McDermott 
Dave Milausnic 


Stacy Mills 
Chris Mockovac 
Corinne Moore 
Michelle Moore 
Richard Moore 
Jack Moorhouse 


Lisa Moreno 
David Nelson 
Pamela Neth 
Ray Palasz 
Allison Peda 
Adam Pieters 


Jereme Rainwater 
Mary Rebey 
Melissa Rettig 
Jeff Rhody 
Terry Richardson 
Amy Rokita 


Jackie Ruiz 
Lauren Sandor 
Amanda Schuyler 
Jeff Sherman 
Jason Shupryt 
Julie Shupryt 


Stephanie Sivak 
Kendal Smith 
Todd Smolinski 
Sherri Smoljan 
Melissa St. Clair 
Brett St. Germain 


Wayne Svetanoff 
Bryan Szalonek 
Kathy Szewciw 
Louise Tallent 
Rachael Thomas 
Brian Thomson 


FACULTY 


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World Language teachers Mrs. Chris Scheider and Mrs. Leslie Iwema 


Mrs. Chris Schneider’s, World Lan¬ 
guage, and Mrs. Leslie Iwema’s, World 
Language, lives have overlapped in the 
halls of the Freshmen Center since 2001. 
Their classrooms have been next to each 
other for 12 years, and although they teach 
different languages, they have a friendship that 
nothing can come between. 

“It’s interesting to experience the same problems 
in our classrooms and compare language structure,” 
Mrs. Schneider said. 

Through the back office that all the language teachers 
share, Mrs. Schneider and Mrs. Iwema see each other 
many times each day. 

“Our classrooms have always been next to each other 
since I came here in 2001, and when we met we instantly 
clicked and became friends,” Mrs. Iwema said. 

Because of their friendship and similar personalities, Mrs. 
Schneider and Mrs. Iwema share everything from stories to teaching 
methods. 

“I know I can always bounce an idea off of her and can always share 
ideas and count on her for ideas, and she reciprocates,” Mrs. Iwema 
said. 


Their friendship does not just stay inside the walls of Lake Central— they 
have developed a bond out of school as well. _ 

“I'm [Mrs. Iwema’s] daughter’s godmother, and we exchange birthday 
and Christmas presents every year. We invite each other to parties 
too,” Mrs. Schneider said. 

In February of 2012, Mrs. Schneider and Mrs. Iwema traveled to 
Florida to participate in the Disney Princess half marathon. 

“We had a really good time doing the half marathomn Disney 
last year. We dressed up as Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, 
and it was really fun. We’re going back again in February to 
do it again," Mrs. Iwema said. 

With the switch over to the new building changing up 
teachers’ classrooms, Mrs. Iwema and Mrs. Schneider 
will no longer be next to each other but that will not 
stand in the way of their friendship. Page by: Jessica 
McCullough 


“When we met, 
.. we instantly 
clicked and be¬ 
came friends,” 


Mrs. Leslie Iwema, German, said! 


h 




Mrs. Schneider and Mrs. 
Iwema pose in front of the 
Magic Kingdom for a haH 
marathon in Feburary 2013. 
Both teacher’s finished the half 
marathon and had a blast. 
Photo provided by: Chris 
Schneider 





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Robin Tobias 
Marc Urban 
Nicole VanDyke 
Vivian Velasco 


Dustin Verpooten 
Sarah Verpooten 
Carrie Wadycki 
Amy Wilkins 
Sally Wilkins 



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CLOSER THAN 


Mr. Jeff Sandor, English, and 
Mrs. Lauren Sandor, Guidance, 
are one of the couples at Lake 
Central. This spring marked the first 
year the two have worked only a 
classroom away from one another. 
Photo by: Cassidy Niewiadomski 


Faculty members bridge the gap between departments 


This year, Mr. Jeff Sandor, 
English, and Mrs. Lauren 
Sandor, Guidance, had the 
r ~ opportunity to work only a 
KT classroom away from each 
^F other. 

* “[Working close to each other 

W is] not awkward at all. As a baseball 
f coach and working in credit recov- 
ery, I might go to her if a student’s 
Wt guidance counselor isn’t there at the 
^F time. I don't think there's anything outra- 
fff geous about it. It’s helpful though,’’ Mr. 
W Sandor said. 

As one of the couples working at Lake 
F Central, Mr. and Mrs. Sandor have experi¬ 
enced some of the benefits of working in such 
close proximity. 

“[It helps when] I forget something at home or 
if she forgets something at home. It’s just the little 


things, and the reminders. It’s a little better than 
trying to get a text message in a school that has no 
service. I never really thought about it that way," Mr. 

Sandor said. 

Whether professional or personal, communication 
is key in any relationship. 

“We have to have a lot of communication mostly 
because of credit recovery and sometimes we have 
students in common that are also on my case 
load,” Mrs. Sandor said 

Although the two work nearly ten steps away 
from each other, seeing each other throughout 
the work day is not always guaranteed. 

“Everyday is different. Some days I don’t 
see him at all. Some days he’s in here 
asking me questions, and some days I’m 
in there asking him questions. Everyday’s 
different," Mrs. Sandor said. 

Page by: Cathryn Cearing and 
Cassidy Niewiadomski 






























Coming to high school can be difficult 
for freshmen. Whether it’s beginning high 
school or immersing themselves into 
new experiences, freshman year is a 
time to adjust to the next chapter of 
their lives. 

Freshmen have a new building to 
get used to as well as new class¬ 
mates. They have to get acclimated 
to waking up two hours earlier for 
school every day. In the first few 
days of school, passing periods 
will most likely be spent clue- 
lessly wandering the halls in 
hopes of finding the correct 
classroom. These anxieties 
are common for freshmen, 
but they do not face them 
alone. 

\ Second semester, 


the entire school 
became freshmen 
again. The anticipa¬ 
tion of letting go of the 

comforts of their familiar 
territory left some stu¬ 
dents longing for familiar¬ 
ity. The new additions left 
even the seniors stumbling 
around, unsure of where to 
go. This is the first time since 
the opening of old LC that 
everyone is adjusting to the new 
school together. 

The 2013-2014 student body is 
the first and o'nlv class where every-' 
one, from freshmen to seniors, can be 
lost together 

Page by: Christi Raichle and Allissa 
Aardema 







ft 


Andrew Ackerman (9) presents his Romeo and Juket proj¬ 
ect during Mr. Rich Lawson’s, English, 3rd hour class. The 
class project was to memorize a passage from Romeo and 
Juliet and recite it to the class. 




Jenan Abdelhamid 
Lena Abdelqader 
Andrew Ackerman 
Matthew Adams 
Emily Agresta 
Luis Aguilar 
Walter Aleksic 
Bianca Alessia 

Justin Ali 
Kristina Almeida 
Jacob Amft 
Marlene Anaya 
Macey Anderson 
Matthew Andrews 
Patrick Andrews 
Raychel Anoe 

Rachel Arnold 
Samantha Arnold 
Austin Atkins 
John Babick 
Brian Bader 
Emily Badger 
Gavin Baisa 
Michael Balcazar 

Aaron Balka 
John Banaag 
Nicholas Bandura 
Evan Bane 
Nikkitia Banks 
Christopher Baranowski 

Rachel Baranowski 
Justin Barksdale 

Zyanya Barnes 
Dakota Barnett 
Sam Barnhart 
Kenneth Barsic 
Hannah Barton 
Emily Bates 
Morgan Bates 
Jordan Bathurst 

Caleb Beasley 
Adam Bednarek 

Alex Bell 
Brittany Benedict 

Aaron Benninghoff 
Cody Benson 
Joshua Benson 
Brian Best 

Abagail Betancourt 
Payal Bhatt 
Jordan Bibbs 
Hannah Biegel 
Jenna Bishop 
Matthew Blair 
Nathan Bland 
Eric Blankenship 

Colin Blaze 
Madison Blythe 
Kailey Bodell 
Jordyn Boecker 
Diana Bolanos 
Alexandra Bolivar 
Elijah Bonhama 
Allison Book 

Steven Booth 
Olivia Born 
Jack Bosold 
Anthony Bossi 
Torrence Bradley 
Matthew Brady 
Kristofer Brokop 
Manuel Brooks 



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Samantha Brosseau 
Brett Brown 
Jack Browne 
Walker Brummett 
Parker Bryant 
Danielle Buckley 
Michelle Buckman 
Rhys Buckmaster 

Cameron Bugg 
Ethan Bukowski 
Alyssa Bulic 
Jenna Buntin 
Tabitha Burrink 
Elizabeth Bustamante 
Alex Caird 
Morgan Calligan 

Kayla Camarillo 
Lily Camilleri 
Christina Camp 
Alyssa Carter 
DeMarco Caruso 
Denise Castaneda 
Aaron Chadd 
Ellie Chandos 

Samantha Chapa 
Jennifer Chavarria 
Madison Chelbana 
Ruth Chen 
Zachary Chess 
Haeryung Cho 
Aisha Choudhry 
Michael Cialdella 

Angela Cistaro 
Morgan Clapman 
Michael Clark 
Taylor Cleeton 
Tyler Cline 
Jillian Cloghessy 
Cesily Coffman 
Dennis Collier 

Sarah Combis 
Dianne Cometa 
Joyce Cometa 
Kayley Cook 
Kobe Cook 
Nicholas Cook 
Stephen Cook 
Tyler Copak 

Stephanie Cornejo 
Jennifer Crague 
Keith Crawford 
Cayla Cress 
Anna Crnkovich 
Miya Cruz 
Anthony Crylen 
India Cunningham 

Alexis Curatolo 
Adam Cymerman 
Brock Cyrek 
Braden Czerwinski 
Ezra Daehn 
Jack Daniels 
Parker Danner 
Ryan Davidson 

David Davis 
Benjamin DeBaggis 
Nina Decker 
Ryan Decker 
Emma DeGroot 
Zachary DeJoris 
Mikenzie Delia 
Elizabeth Delis 


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Brendan Demantes 
Jacob Denson 
Douglas DeVries 
Daniel Diaz 
Isabella Diaz 
Ryan Dittmer 
Erin Diviney 
Jacob Dobias 

Ryan Dobkowski 
Rade Dobrijevich 
Daniel Dodig 
Zachary Doe 
Alex Dolata 
Enrique Dominguez 
Larry Doss 
Lacey Doyle 

Nemanja Drezga 
Dylan Drlich 
Joshua Drosos 
Marcus Drzewiecki 
Brandon DuBose 
Phoebe Duke 
Joshua Dulski 
Ljiljana Duvnjak 

Jeffrey Dykstra 
Nate Edvardsen 
Megan Eierman 
Bradley Elder 
Jacob Engels 
Emily Erickson 
Ethan Erickson 
Matthew Ernst 

Sara Erwin 
Ramez Eskandar 
Ferris Esposito 
Kylie Extin 
Reilly Fagan 
Serene Fakhoury 
Nicole Farag 
Lauren Farmer 

Zachary Farmer 
Michael Faso 
Hunter Fedora 
Kylie Fehrman 
Mark Ferguson 
Jacob Fiorio 
Ryan Fischer 
Kaitlyn Fisher 

Kyra Fitzgerald 
Taylor Fitzsimmons 
Nelson Florek 
Angel Flores 
DeVonte Flowers 
Ian Flynn 
Ryan Fowler 
Tyler Frank 

Kylee Freckelton 
Kyle Freel 
Rachel Frieling 
Anthony Frolik-Ramirez 
Rachel Front 
Christopher Fundich 
Rachel Furmanek 
Guiseppe Fushi 

Zachary Futch 
Cameron Gabouer 
Ljubomir Gacevic 
Samantha Gagliardi 
Anthony Garcia 
Tyler Garrison 
Jenna Garza 
Nicole Geer 



168 


>OVER AND OUT 






















Christopher Genovesi 
Kaitlin George 
Justin Gereg 
Bradley Gerlach 
Alexis Gerstner 
Justin Gerstner 
Jayden Getz 
Jacob Gibson 

Anthony Giles 
Lexis Gillen 
Christopher Gillespie 
Charles Gist 
Kaelynn Givens-Coley 
Kennedy Givens-Coley 
Gage Glista 
Brooke Glover 

Cameron Godinez 
Carly Godshalk 
David Golden 
Samuel Goldman 
Christina Gomez 
Isabella Gomez 
Kara Gonnella 
Kayla Gonnella 

Antonio Gonzalez 
Gina Gonzalez 
Jacob Gorman 
Elena Gorney 
Samantha Gorton 
Neal Govam 
Rachel Graan 
Brianna Graf 

Joseph Graziano 
Alexis Griffin 
Kayla Griffin 
Nathan Grimmer 
Lucas Grkinich 
Leah Gross 
Jordan Gruthusen 
Joseph Grzybek 

Erica Guevara 
Ryan Guilfoyle 
Jacob Gurney 
Adam Gustas 
Jade Gutierrez 
Keith Gutierrez 
Dominic Guttillo 
Nyia Guy 

Crystal Guzman 
Marco Haddad 
Camryn Halfeldt 
Anna Hallowell 
Brandon Hamby 
Kara Hamilton 
Hope Hamner 
Kayla Hans 

Zachary Hansen 
Madison Hardy 
Mary Hauter 
Sofia Hay 
Debra Hayes 
Thomas Hayes 
Jessica Hearne 
Hannah Hecht 

Kristen Hecht 
Megan Heflin 
O’ljwan Henderson 
Sarah Hermanek 
Brandon Hernandez 
Donna Hernandez 
Nataly Hernandez 
Kristyn Herrera 


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169 


































Joseph Hess 
Hannah Hestermann 
Alexandra Hickey 
Abigail Hiestand 
Mohammed Hijaz 
Alexandria Hill 
Abigail Hines 
Samantha Hmurovich 

Tyler Hoevker Hoff 
Hannah Hoff 
Jacqueline Hoffman 
Kyle Holman 
Jack Hopkins 
Raven Horneman 
Jessica Howell 
Austin Huber 

Gary Hueftlein 
Darius Hughes 
Matthew Hughes 
Sarah Hunsley 
Drake Hunt 
Owen Hunt 
Samuel Hupp 
Isaiah Huppenthal 

Kiana Ibarra 
Alexandra Idalski 
Kalie Ingram 
Jennifer Iragana 
Jacob Irvin 
Dalia Isa 
Abigail Ispas 
Austin Ivin 

Tristin Jackowski 
Kennedy Jackson 
Nathan Jackson 
Nathaniel Jackson 
Morgan Janik 
Elaine Januchowski 
Candace Jarzombek 
Andrea Jimenez 

Jessica Jinkerson 
Michael Johnson 
Nia Johnson 
Robert Johnson 
Natalye Johnston 
Elise Jones 
Marcus Jones 
Nicholas Jones 

Stefanie Jones 
Kelly Joy 
Madeline Jurek 
Jacob Jurkovic 
Marc Kanosky 
Noah Katalinic 
Quinn Kaurich 
Grace Kawalec 

Ellie Keith 
Devon Kelley 
Joelle Kelley 
Alexis Kelly 
Olivia Kelly 
Adam Kharchaf 
Ryan Kilinski 
Jared King 

Maxwell King 
Megan Kirby 
John Kish 
Rebekah Kissee 
Alyssa Klapkowski 
Perry Klee 
Collin Knaley 
Vera Kohut 



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>OVER AND OUT 




























Nikko Kolintzas 
Michael Kopack 
Frances Kornelik 
Marisa Kostecki 
Dara Kovacevic 
Rachel Kozel 
Stefan Krajisnik 
Ashley Kralik 

Nicholas Kritikos 
Taylor Kroon 
Steven Kruk 
William Kruzan 
Andrew Kurzeja 
Christine Kutka 
Jesse Kwiecinski 
Peter Ladowski 

Maura Lake 
Jeannie Lam 
Jason Lamont 
Cameron Lane 
Dylan Lane 
Austin Langwinski 
Brooke Lanting 
Carl William Laput 

Brianna LaRock 
Richard Larson 
Mark Layne 
Natalia Lazic 
Loan Le 
Solomon Lea 
Evan Leatherman 
Ryan Leatherman 

Charles Lee 
Madeline Lenting 
Peyton Lessentine 
Kyle LeVan 
Ashley Linares 
Tia Lingvay-Guardiola 
Jason Lionberg 
Ryan Lionberg 

Emily Lisac 
Nathan Little 
Ian Littrell 
Matthew Litwicki 
Marcus Lobaugh 
Dasia Lockett 
Lenoire’ Lockett 
Bradley Loden 

Madelyn Long 
Alexis Lopez 
Alicia Lopez 
Amanda Lopez 
Jarrett Lopez 
Sean Gregory Lopez 
Katrina Lozanoski 
Nicholas Lucas 

Michael Lueder 
Hanna Lutz 
Mark Lydick 
Jordan Lykowski 
Carl Lyza 
Dylan MacLagan 
Justin MacNeill 
Caitlyn Magdziak 

Madison Magdziarz 
Thalina Magmas 
Nadia Magnabosco 
Lucas Mago 
Jonathon Makowski 
Faith Maldonado 
Adam Maluchnik 
Reetam Mander 


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WHEN W 


COLLIDE 



■ 



■ 

I 

r No matter what social group a 

student falls into, the basis of freshman 
year is usually the same. It is all about 
meeting new people and preparing for the 
rest of one’s high school career. 

Hallways are bigger, classes are more dif- 
■ ficult and the student body is massive - which 

rP gives plenty of opportunities to meet new faces. 

“I have really made more new friends. They are 
from Kahler, Grimmer, Highland and ail over,” Emily 
Lisac (9) said. 

When students from the three middle schools come 
together, their social lives overlap. They must adjust to the 
change of having students from three middle schools come 
together into one school, along with upperclassmen. 

“My friend group has changed quite dramatically, i met a lot of 
people from different schools $ho are a lot more like me, whereas 
|r at [Clark Middle School] I did dot,” Camryn Wallace (9)\said. 
f The rumor in eighth grade is that once someone gets to high school 
they will lose touch with all of their middle school friends, but this is not 
always true. 


Students from different middle school 


s mesh 


•i 


student 
year is usi 
eeting ne^ 
of one’s I 


during freshman year 

rk Middle School] and I are still the clos- 




“My two best friends from [Clark Miagle School] and I are s 
est,” Wallace said. 

While some construct a completely nXw friend group, others add onto 
the one they already have, merging old Ah new. 

“My group of friends has changed but djso stayed the same. I have 
made new friends, but also kept my new OTtes,” Matthew Mireles 
(9) said. 

With the opportunity to come in and out of others’ lives so 
easily, it is not hard to lose sight of one’s self. 

“Show your dominance. Do not move out of the way for 
anybody, do not let anyone take advantage of you,” Mire¬ 
les said. 

Page by: Hannah Bryner, Jenna Crawford, Madeline 
Hirschfield, Sara Lisac, Jessica McCullough, Anasta¬ 
sia Papanikalou, and Joseph Pavell 


. “Show your 
dominance. Do 
f not move out of 
the way for 
anyone,” 




A 


Students stand in the lower 
Freshman Center halllway 
between third and fourth hour. 
Freshman classes and lockers 
were assigned in this wing of 
the high school. 

Photo by: Jenna Crawford 


r 





































Anthony Mangan 
Isabelle Marino 
Abby Markowski 
Denisse Marrufo 
Jacob Marshall 
Samantha Marshall 
Hope Martens 
Skylar Martens 

Lauren Martin 
Anahi Martinez 
Karina Martinez 
Miles Mathis 
Maxim Maximtsev 
Michelle Maynard 
Rachael Mazon 
Teagan McCormack 

Cassidee McCoy 
Conner McCoy 
Darby McGrath 
David McKinney 
Nicholas McManimen 
Anthony Mejia 
Peter Merlo 
Maxwell Meseberg 

Noah Meyer 
Andrea Michael 
Samuel Michniewicz 
Andrijana Mihajlovic 
Hunter Mihalic 
Samantha Mikrut 
Cory Mikuly 
Nicole Milaszewski 

Bianca Miranda 
Matthew Mireles 
Adam Miskus 
Madison Mitchell 
Haroon Mohiuddin 
Jessica Montella 
Alyssa Moore 
Joshua Morales 

Benjamin Moredich 
Alexis Morris 
Brett Morris 
Darby Morris 
Tory Morris 
William Morris 
Linda Morton 
Liana Motel 

Eric Mularski 
Shannon Mulvihill 
Joseph Munsie 
Matthew Murphy 
Marisa Nadon 
Autumn Napiwocki 
Marcus Naranjo 
Isaac Nash 

Anthony Navarro 
Damian Navarro 
Joseph Nelson 
Andreas Nicolaou 
Ethan Niewiadomski 
Lana Niewiadomski 
Benjamin Nisle 
Madelyn Nohos 

Cassidy Nordyke 
Daniel Nowak 
Justin Nowak 
Rilee O’Day 
Kevin O'Donnell 
Stephanie O'Drobinak 
Nkem O’Gonuwe 
Gena Olshavsky 



174 


>OVER AND OUT 






































Aaron Ooms 
Samuel Opacic 
Kaitlyn Opperman 
Kelly Orze 
Bailey Oski 
Jeffrey Osmulski 
Olivia Oster 
Harley Padin 

Erik Palm 
Tabitha Pappas 
Alex Paredes 
Myranda Parker 
Cameron Parkinson 
Falyn Parnell 
Derek Pass 
Maxwell Pattison 

Kyle Paul 
Antonio Pavloski 
Jered Pawlak 
Madison Payne 
Monet Payne 
Halle Pederson 
Michael Pena 
Paige Pennavaria 

Benjamin Perez 
Michael Perez 
Thalia Perez 
Hannah Peters 
Francesca Pezzuto 
Matthew Pharazyn 
Hailey Phelps 
Tangieanna Phillips 

Daniel Picioski 
Tyler Pilackas 
Ethan Pinkston 
Anna Pinkus 
Julian Pinon 
Annabella Piunti 
Brandon Piunti 
Alexis Pivovarnik 

Daniel Ponce 
Brandon Porras 
Adrianna Portela 
Rebecca Poulter 
Madeline Price 
Luke Prince 
Andrew Pruitt 
Maxwell Quandt 

Anahi Quezada 
Jacob Quijas 
Ryan Raeck 
Colin Rafalski 
Joshua Ramirez 
Inna Maraine Ramos 
Sara Ramos 
Victoria Ramos 

Nerville Rance-Cox 
Halas Randell 
Alyssa Ranieri 
Hunter Rattray-Elizondo 
Justin Ratulowski 
Kaseem Ray 
Anthony Rea 
John Reato 

Logan Rechlicz 
Evelyn Reder 
Alexander Reed 
Jaicie Reed 
Tyler Reel 
Mamie Reising 
Ruby Reising 
Kellie Repasi 


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175 































Lucas Rhone 
Edward Rice 
Autumn Richards 
Gunnar Richardson 
Adrian Rinconeno 
Nathan Risse 
John Rizzo 
Morgan Roach 

Ayanna Robertson 
Charles Rogers 
Jack Rogers 
Jessica Rogers 
Elizabeth Romero 
Rafael Rosario 
Victoria Ross 
Nicholas Rossi 

Randa Ruder 
Taylor Rudnick 
Jennifer Ruiz 
Samantha Rusch 
Colton Rydlewski 
Cora Sakai 
Jonathon Salazar 
Marcela Salazar 

Michael Salazar 
Mohammed Saleh 
Anna Samels 
Austin Sandoval 
Hannah Sarkey 
Ashley Sarsfield 
Thomas Sarsfield 
Kylie Sauls 

Ashley Scanlon 
Isabelle Scarnavack 
Brooke Scartozzi 
Gavin Schalk 
Nicholas Schallmo 
Allison Schuch 
Dylan Schwader 
Cara Scott 

Emily Scott 
Abigail Sebahar 
Madison Seehausen 
Kaitlyn Seitz 
Ashley Sencaj 
Megan Serratore 
Hilor Shah 
Michael Shanks 

Hanan Shatat 
Naseem Shatat 
Brianna Shaw 
Logan Shaw 
Zeeshan Sheikh 
Kelly Shelton 
Michael Sinchar 
Emily Sixtos 

Brandon Slater 
Amanda Slavich 
Kathryn Sly 
Anthony Smierciak 
Norell Smith 
Shannon Smyth 
Cody Snoreck 
Jacob Snyder 

Audrey Sobolewski 
Courtney Solis 
Hannah Souronis 
Kimberly Spindler 
Sarah Spivak 
Caitlyn Squire 
Jasmine Stachelski 
Sydney Stanek 



176 


>OVER AND OUT 






























Zachary Stanek 
Dylan Steliga 
Joseph Stevens 
Desiree Stoces 
Jenna Stockman 
Kyle Stovall 
Rachel Streck 
Dawson Stroud 

Nina Strubing 
Sameh Subuh 
Sarah Sukalo 
Makayla Sullivan 
Marko Suvocesmakovic 
Karli Swanson 
Brett Szabo 
Alexa Szatkowski 

Joseph Szydlo 
Paige Szymczak 
Jennifer Tabernacki 
Naser Taharwah 
Jorge Tapia 
Lauren Tatina 
Erin Taylor 
Joshua Taylor 

Michael Taylor 
Aleksandar Tepsic 
Meghan Teumer 
Isabelle Thomas 
Emily Thompson 
Kaitlyn Thompson 
Eva Throckmartin 
Joseph Tigges 

Kristina Tinsley 
Giannoula Tjortjis 
Maya Tobin 
Jesus Torres 
Melissa Torres 
Micheal Townsend 
Anh Tran 
Andrew Trinidad 

Sandra Tsakopoulos 
Mia Tucker 
Ashlee Turnbough 
Zeeshan Uddin 
Benjamin Uram 
Kaitlyn Vander Laan 
Sydney Vandersteeg 
Noah VanderZanden 

Jacob VanDeursen 
Lauren VanDrunen 
Joseph VanVuren 
Nemanja Vasic 
Andriana Vasquez 
Nathaly Velazquez 
Victoria Venturelli 
Katherine Veronesi 

Everardo Vicente 
Maja Vidovic 
John Michael Villanueva 
Michael Villarreal 
Kollin Vos 
Spero Vrehas 
Anna Wachowski 
Matthew Waddell 

Kyle Wagner 
Kate Walker 
Camryn Wallace 
James Waller 
Maegan Walton 
Kaylynn Ward 
Trey Wardian 
Alexys Watkins 


FRESHMAN 


177 






























Derrick Watkins 
Seth Wayner 
Emily Weber-Brokke 
Nara Welcher 
Noah Wells 
Ryan West 
Ciana White 
Jacob Widowfield 

Jake Wiggins 
Alexis Wilkes 
Victoria Wilkes 
Cailee Wilkinson 
Arttenaej Williams 
Mhejhana Williams 
Tyler Winiecki 
Michael Winker 

Jaime Winquist 
Windy Witt 
Jessica Wojton 
Trevor Woodcock 
Alyssa Woods 
Jennifer Wright 
Esam Yacoub 
Christopher Young 

Jacob Zabrecky 
Jacob Zak 
Helana Zakher 
Ana Zanza 
Veronica Zappa 
Violett Zappa 
Jacob Zasada 
Karlee Zbella 



Ryan Zega 
Sydney Ziron 
Anthony Zito 
Sarah Zlatic 
Katherine Znavor 
Chase Zrnchik 
Michael Zubeck 


>OVER AND OUT 









v\ 


She a-fine 

to 

TT ^TBi 

Nikkitia Banks (9) leaps over obstacles in her pursuit of dance 


tiki* 


When Nikkitia Banks (9) learned that she had premature 
juvenile arthritis in both her knees and hands, she was told that 
she would never dance again. She refused to let the diagnosis 
stop her from doing what she loved. She continues to dance, 
cheer, and do gymnastics. 

“If I walk around too much, it bothers me. Walking up and 
down the stairs hurts. Going to the third floor is the worst,” 
Banks said. 

Banks’s arthritis affects her on a daily basis and because 
of it, she was pushed quit dance and cheer competitions. 
Despite the challenges she faces, Banks continues to practice 
with her sister in order to keep herself in shape. 

“I’ve been closest with [my sister] since we were born 


because there’s four of us. I think [dance] is what brought us 
closer together. I aspire to be like my sister,” Banks said. 

As time passed by, Banks overcame the pain that devel¬ 
oped with the arthritis in order to further advance her dancing 
and cheering career. 

“I got used to dancing through the pain. I'm not sure if I’ll be 
able to dance in the future, but I hope so," Banks said. 

To people who, like Banks, face pain on a daily basis, she 
encourages them to never give up on what they love. 

“When you really want to do something, sometimes you 
have to work through the pain," Banks said. 

Page By: Allissa Aardema and Jeanine Gilbert 


FRESHMAN 


179 




Nikkitia Banks (9) practices a turn before school. Banks has had 
arthritis since she was 12, but continues to a perform despite the 
daily challenges she faces. 

Photo by: Allissa Aardema 










At 
the 

beginning of 
sophomore year, 

hinqs 

evolve, oopnomnr 
sions. where one comes to realizations about the future. 

With every conclusion, there is a new beginning. New 
friends, new teachers and new relationships all come at 
the price of something else ceasing to be. Experiencing 
the ending of the old high school and the beginning of 
the new one, the sophomore class underwent the termi¬ 
nation of the eight-period school day and the beginning 
of the Matrix. The sophomores will reach the end of the 
underclassmen era and begin one of being upperclass¬ 
men. 

The transition of the renovation caused unity and 
acceptance between the upper class and the sopho¬ 
mores. 

Having an exceptional year, the sophomores got 
to see their leaders break a 14-year streak in 
which our football team had not beat 
Merrillville, and the ending of a 
30-year period between 
the last semi-state 
game for bas¬ 
ketball. 






These 
endings 
bring about 
new opportunities for 
sophomores. With the up- 
perclassmen graduating, sopho¬ 
mores will have to push and prove 
themselves exhibiting their true potential. The 
end of this year marks the beginning of the best 
and the toughest years of high school. 

With all of these endings, it is hard to see what posi¬ 
tives will come from their hardwork. Whether it be ath¬ 
letically, academically, or creatively, every ending brings 
the opportunity for the sophomore class to be excep¬ 
tional. They can take the challenge of the unknown and 
face it head on. The sophomore class will become the 
ones who will take initiative and start new legends and 
surpass old ones. This is the class to rebuild from the 
rubble of so many things and create a legacy that will be 
an inspiration for years to come. Although it is said that 
all good things must come to an end, the ending for the 
so phomores is really just the beginning of snmi 

















Picking 
where 
others 


Elise Smith (10) performs her beam routine at the gymnastics 
meet on Feb. 3. Smith has been on varsity gymnastics since 
her freshman year. Photo by: Kristen Copple 


V\ v 


\ 












Allissa Aardema 
Nathan Aaron 
Mohammed Abdelrazzaq 
Michael Abramowicz 
Madelyn Ackerman 
Alexandra Adams 
Sarthak Aggarwal 
Mia Ainscough 

Alexandra Alcantara 
Brandon Alder 
Andrew Alexander 
Samuel Almaguer 
Jasmin Alvarado 
Jennifer Alvarez 
Leah Alvarez 
Kelsey Andersen 

Samantha Anderson 
Nina Angus 
Miranda Anuszkiewicz 
Nathan Aponte 
Marianne Apuyod 
Isaac Araujo 
Joshua Arreola 
Renn Arvanitis 

Hannah Aulinskis 
Francisco Ayala 
Elizabeth Ayersman 
Paola Ayes 
Ammar Azzam 
Summer Bakker 
Brett Balicki 
Max Barnhart 

Sydnee Barrins 
Nicolas Barron 
Megan Barry 
Kendall Bartochowski 
Chelsea Barzycki 
Natasa Beader 
Ryan Beckwith 
Anthony Bednarek 

Jacqlene Beemsterboer 
Matthew Beemsterboer 
Kaitlin Behrens 
Hailey Bell 
Rachel Bell 
Samantha Bell 
Matthew Bellar 
Elizabeth Beilis 

Desiree Benavides 
Randy Benko 
Ryan Bereda 
Elise Bereolos 
Bianca Bernal 
Samantha Bernardy 
Zha’rece Bertollim 
Madison Berumen 

George Beshara 
Alexander Bielawski 
Isaiah Billot 
Emily Birkmann 
Austin Blake 
Alyssa Blevins 
Ashley Bloom 
Jadon Bloom 

Stephen Bodine 
Jessica Bodnar 
Gavyn Boeckstiegel 
Jenna Boiler-Smith 
Kevin Bonds 
Meghann Borowski 
Jacob Boshears 
Hannah Bougher 



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>OVER AND OUT 































Nathan Boyle 
Kaitlin Brack 
Cory Brackett 
Sarah Bredar 
Madison Breford 
Neal Broad 
Melanie Brokke 
Craig Bronson 

Desmond Brown 
Dylan Brown 
Jakob Brown 
Michael Brown 
Katrina Brownewell 
Hannah Bryner 
Jordan Buckmaster 
Emily Burvan 

Brittany Busby 
Neal Buss 
Rebecca Cain 
Alexa Campbell 
Abby Cappello 
Ksenija Capshaw 
Paige Carter 
Stefany Carvajal 

Sabrina Castillo 
Paul Centanm 
Vinayak Chaki Roy 
Angelica Chalifoux 
Matthew Chapski 
Allison Chavez 
Jocelynn Cheesebourough 
Austin Chekaluk 

Savreet Chhokar 
Savannah Childress 
Jay Chopra 
Jamey Church 
Trevor Cieslak 
Alexandra Clark 
Samuel Clark 
Elise Classen 

Alexander Cody 
Erini Collaros 
Casey Conner 
Hunter Conner 
Morgan Conner 
James Cook 
Michael Couture 
Jenna Crawford 

Hannah Crilley 
Reyna Crothers 
Cynthia Cruz 
Katelynn Culbertson 
Brandon Cullen 
Jonathan Culver 
Brandon Cure 
Rojue Curtis 

Jessica Czajkowski 
Walter Dahlkamp 
Nathan Daliege 
Elizabeth Daly 
John Damarjian 
Jashawn Dameron 
Blake Dancer 
Tara Dangerfield 

Gabriella Danko 
Ethan Darter 
Alyssa Davids 
Jordan Davis 
Jackson De Lisle 
Dante De Los Santos 
Tara DeGrauwe 
Jaime Del Real 


SOPHOMORE 


183 


























Salvador Del Real 
Dana DeLaurentis 
Julia DelSangro 
Alexander DelValle 
Kyle DeMichael 
Cosmo Demir 
Tyler Dernulc 
Cecelia Desiderio 

Vivian Diaz 
Sean Diehl 
Frank Dijak 
Renee DiNino 
Emma DiPasquo 
Sarah Divmey 
Breanna Dobos 
Jovana Dodevska 

Elijah Doggett 
Trevor Doogan 
Anthony Doreski 
John Dosen 
Marissa Douglas 
Cassidi Doyle 
Lauren Druzbicki 
Eric Duffey 

Eamonn Duffy 
Taylor Duffy 
Gino Duggan 
Brittany Dunbar 
Chandler Duncanson 
Andrew Dunn 
Evelyn Duran 
Michelle Duran 

Jessica Durkin 
Anthony Dye 
Jacqueline Eader 
Cole Easterday 
Patrick Echlin 
Dijon Edwards 
Meaghan Ehlert 
Luke Elliott 

Noah Elliott 
Jocalyn Ellison 
Eva Elmalh 
Margaret Elton 
MacKenzie Emerson 
Morgan Ericksen 
Jocelyn Estrella 
Mackenzie Evers 

Donovan Ewing 
Kai Fair 
Nathan Fallon 
Sydney Farmer 
Courtney Fastabend 
Skylar Feldman 
Sabrina Fentress 
Andrew Fernandez 

Ryan Fife 
Samuel Fioretti 
Alec Fiorio 
Emily Fiorio 
Clifford Fitch 
Nicholas Flahive 
Sydney Flores-Cuadrado 
Stephanie Foster 

Francis Fredrickson 
Katherine Freeman 
Rylee Friel 
Emma Frye 
Samantha Fuscaldo 
Megan Gabe 
Nicholas Gagliano 
Danielle Gaines 



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Alexis Gallegos 
Amaris Gallegos 
Jacob Galvan 
Jordan Garcia 
Marc Garcia 
Marina Garcia 
Nicholas Garcia 
Victoria Gard 

Ethan Gardenhire 
Victoria Gardenhire 
David Garibaldi 
Matthew Garton 
Casey Garvey 
Ivano Garza 
Alexia Geenen 
Michael Gella 

Lindsey Gercken 
Benjamin Geyer 
Russell Gibbs 
Ian Gifford 
Jeanine Gilbert 
Alec Glinski 
Alexandra Gomez 
Julissa Gomez 

Gabriella Goncher 
Laurel Gonsiorowski 
Kaitlyn Gonzalez 
Nicholas Good 
Jeremy Goodale 
Megan Gora 
Harrison Gordon 
Jake Gorton 

Michael Gosnell 
James Gotch 
Amie Goulet 
Brandon Grabarek 
Michael Grahovac 
Lauren Granskog 
Jarod Green-Moore 
Hannah Greer 

Sean Griffin 
Rachel Gross 
Julia Gruver 
Brett Guffey 
Niklas Gustafson 
Caroline Haddad 
Kimberly Haddad 
Brandon Haddon 

Kimberly Hainsworth 
Edward Halbe 
Sydney Halfeldt 
Brandi Hall 
Krystian Hameen 
Adam Hanchar 
Emily Hansen 
Nicholas Hansen 

Talia Harman 
Sean Harper 
Thomas Harrington 
Joseph Haskins 
Clayton Hatfield 
Patrick Haugh 
Joseph Hearne 
Shannon Hearne 

Daniel Heinrikson 
Megan Heifers 
Micheal Hemmerling 
Gabriel Henderson 
Thomas Hentush 
Crystal Hernandez 
Michelle Hernandez 
Kayla Hestermann 


SOPHOMORE 



























Sarah Heuberger 
Nichole Heusmann 
James Hickey 
Tristan Hiduke 
Duaa Hijaz 
Jenna Hinchman 
Jace Hirosky 
Madeline Hirschfield 

Jodie Hodges 
Andrew Hoffman 
Desirae Hoffman 
Morgan Horgash 
Michael Horvath 
Zhanae Howard 
Autumn Huber 
Jorge Huicochea 

Kevin Huicochea 
Marcellus Hunt 
Zachary Hupp 
Dina Hussein 
Kristina llic 
Sreysar Ing 
Rachel Inglese 
Matthew Irving 

Gina Irwin 
Marvin Ishii 
Ahmad Ismail 
Anes Issa 
Christian Ivezic 
Brittany Jacinto 
Taylor Jackson 
Ashley Jadernak 

Casey Jamrock 
Sabrina Janosz 
Timo Janssens 
Jessica Jarach 
Ronald Jessen 
Leonardo Jimenez 
Jayla Jones 
Jessica Joy 

Matthew Jumonville 
Sydney Jureczko 
James Juscik 
Kelsey Kallen 
McKayla Karagias 
Rayyan Karim 
Adam Karr 
Peter Katsiris 

Roger Kaufman 
Veronica Kazmierski 
Amber Keichinger 
Ashley Keichinger 
Abigail Keith 
Erica Keleman 
Madison Kelly 
Kirsten Kenney 

Collin Keylor 
Brianna Khoury 
Jacob Kiefor 
Casondra Kilburn 
Eva Kimberly 
Madison King 
Michael King 
Benjamin Klebs 

Jacob Kleimola 
Alyssa Klootwyk 
Kyle Koehler 
Kameron Konopasek 
Jacob Koontz 
Matthew Korneck 
Samuel Koster 
Mikala Kotecki 



>OVER AND OUT 








































Timothy Koutropoulos 
Emma Kowalik 
Tyler Kramer-Stephens 
Courtney Kreykes 
Michael Krga 
Anthony Kroledge 
Jasmine Kroninger-Mackey 
Joshua Krout 

Matthew Kruszewski 
Julia Kruzan 
Logan Kulinski 
Ty Kullmann 
Alexandra Kurivial 
Natalia Kuzbiel 
Phillip Ladd 
Brandon Lagreco 

Sagar Lalla 
Samantha Lane 
Mary Langdon 
Taylor Langwinski 
Jack Larson 
Alexia Laurisch 
Aaron Lawson 
Adam Lechowicz 

Kaitlynn Lemus 
Cody Leonhardt 
Hannah Leyba 
Sarah Livingston 
Gerardo Llano 
Anthony Lloyd 
Sara Logan 
Jessica Lopez 

Leslie Lopez 
Luzila Lopez 
Mia Lopez 
JaVonte Loving 
Michael Lucas 
Brian Ludke 
Nicholas Luecke 
Milos Lukic 

Lauren Lutes 
Jerald Lyda 
Cameron Macak 
Tyler Maciejewski 
Jackeline Maciel 
Katherine Maddy 
Trevor Magiera 
Walkere Mago 

Clare Majchrowicz 
Monserrate Maldonado 
John Mamelson 
Jacob Mantel 
Anthony Mantoan 
Martha Mapes 
Morgan Marchi 
Samantha Marino 

Stephanie Marquez 
Abigail Marra 
Rachel Martens 
Cody Martin 
Frank Martin 
Justice Martin 
Karlie Martino 
Kyle Massa 

Morgan Massei 
Tyler Mathas 
Kayla Mathews 
Timothy Matthews 
Randall Maxie 
Paul Maywald 
Larissa McBride 
Noelle McBride 


SOPHOMORE 














































ULLING AT H 



=AR\ T STRIN 

Clifford Fitch (10) strums his way to success 


Being a part of a band is something 
that most kids only dream of as they grow 
up and then miss their chance. Clifford 
Fitch (10) seized his opportunity at a young 
age to fulfill his dream. 

1 “In 4th grade, my music teacher brought in 
a bunch of guitars and I had grabbed one and 
had no idea what I was doing on it, but it just felt 
m t » natural so later I decided to learn. I first started 

- 

playing guitar around five years ago in May when I 
was in fifth grade,” Fitch said. 

§ ~ m Fitch did not just leisurely strum his guitar in his 

^ bedroom, in the past five years he has been in three 

bands including the one he currently plays in. 
x wBB/f “I used to be in a different band called Escaping Aces, 
also known as Frontline, for about two years with Alexan- 
mt der Morgan (10), Adam Lechowicz (10), and Tyler Miklusac 
(10). I was also in another band with Will Wyatt (1 2), Alex- 
ander Morgan (10) and Leslie Lopez (10) called Jack of All 
#, Trades,” Fitch said. 

Fitch now jams out in his band Emerald Lace which he has 
*** f been playing in for almost two years now. 

“Emerald Lace started a while ago before I had joined but they 
were looking for another guitarist. The other members are Tary 
Rolfe (12), Evan Demarre (*12) and Theofanis Rauch (12). Tary and 
I started jamming and he liked my guitar playing so he asked if I could 
join the band. We worked it out so I could still be in Escaping Aces. 
There is no real definition for it, but the best way to put it is Emerald Lace 
is progressive rock,” Fitch said. 

As of right now, Emerald Lace can be considered a “basement band.” 



m 


They spend their time writing songs and practicing with one another for fun. 

“We haven’t played at any gigs, but we just finished recording our 
EP, which is a demo album to feature some songs, but it is not super 
professionally recorded. We have been putting it through Facebook and 4 
Soundcloud and Twitter. We don’t have many views yet because we 
just posted it. When we record them more professionally we hope to 
sell them,” Fitch said. 

Being in a band involves a strong commitment not only to the 
other members, but just in general. There are some sacrifices that 
not only Fitch has to make, but also his parents. 

“We practice at Tary’s house in his basement out in Hobart 
which is about an hour away and I don’t drive so my parents 
have to help out and drive me there. They are very supportive 
about me and the band,” Fitch said. 

Emerald Lace is just starting to spread their name 
through social media, but they are planning on it going 
further than that. 

“To get our name out there we are going to perform 
a lot more next year around Northwest Indiana and get 
bands and places to know us and then move on to 
Chicago," Fitch said. 

Fitch is not in the band just for fun— the experi¬ 
ence teaches him more than he could have 
thought of. 

“Being the least experienced is probably the 
best part about it because I get to learn so 
much from them and their skills," Fitch said. 

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Michael McClelland 
Samantha McCormick 
Samantha McCuaig 
Jessica McCullough 
Jayna McDermott 
Aaron McDonald 
Samuel McFarland 
James Mclntire 

Emmanda McKenzie 
Victoria McKenzie 
Ka-Ontay McQuay 
Solange Medeiros 
Joe Mekhael 
Anthony Meneghetti 
Dominic Meneghetti 
Ashley Merath 

Grace Mercado 
Sean Meyer 
Steven Meyer 
Corey Meyers 
Matthew Mickelson 
Olivia Middleton 
Emily Miklusak 
Aleksandra Miladinovic 

Madeline Miles 
Michael Miller 
Stephanie Miller 
Brianna Mills 
Gianna Mills 
Sarah Milzarek 
Victoria Mink 
John Minor 

Pablo Miranda 
Daniel Mishevich 
Megan Misirly 
Amanda Mitcheltree 
Benjamin Moore 
Haley Moore 
Kennedy Moore 
Alexander Morgan 

Eric Morgan 
Brittany Mori 
Maria Moricz 
Cassandra Morris 
Serena Morton 
Devin Moseley 
Christian Mota 
Brandon Mueller 

Edward Muscarella 
Ashruf Musleh 
Samer Musleh 
David Nathansen 
Nathan Neal 
Timothy Nebel 
Brandon Neff 
Emma Nelson 

Robert Nevarez 
Kara Newell 
Cassidy Niewiadomski 
Logan Nippert 
Kayla Norris-Center 
Taliah Norwood 
Ciera Novak 
Nathen Novak 

Elizabeth Nunez 
Nwamaka Nwannunu 
Nickolas Nykiel 
Joseph Okwara 
Adeola Oladeinde 
Monica Oljace 
Rylee Ollearis 
Morgan Olson 






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>OVER AND OUT 







































Allison Onest 
Lauren Oparah 
Alexis Orseske 
Antonio Ortiz 
Oscar Ortiz 
Bernardo Oseguera 
Kalie Ostapchuk 
Nicholas Pachowicz 

Miguel Palacios 
Zachary Palaggi 
Katie Palmer 
Michael Palomo 
Tyler Paluszak 
Bnanna Panici 
Anastasia Papamkolaou 
Tristan Pappas 

Jacqueline Parish 
Riley Parks 
Alexandra Parlor 
Nathan Pasyk 
Breanna Patrick 
Daniel Paulauski 
Joseph Pavel I 
Payton Pawelski 

Emma Pellegrini 
Bailey Perez 
Manuel Perez 
Nicholas Perez 
KC Perry 

Brandon Peterson 
Nicole Peterson 
Logan Pettenger 

Jenna Pfeiffer 
Tristan Pintor 
Adare Pitchford 
Kristina Plaskett 
Paige Plaut 
Hailee Poe 
Nicholas Pokropmski 
Daria Pomiotlo 

Amber Poortenga 
Sara Potkonjak 
Takoda Potts 
Joshua Prather 
Nathan Pratl 
Hannah Pratt 
Nicholas Presta 
Maggie Previs 

Justin Price 
Cameron Prisby 
Tyler Pritchett 
Derek Pruett 
Nathan Puch 
Jeremy Putnam 
Sarianne Pyzik 
Colleen Quinn 

Lexis Quiroz 
Lauren Rademacher 
Katarina Radoja 
Kayla Radtke 
Maxmilian Radziejeski 
All Raja 
Angie Ramirez 
Bryant Ramos 

Vanessa Ramos 
Eric Rasmussen 
Antonio Ratliff 
Anastasia Rauch 
Gage Ray 
Tanner Rechlicz 
Xochitl Regalado 
Alexis Reichart 


SOPHOMORE 


191 



















Raquel Rembert 
Emily Res 
Emily Rey 
Matthew Reyes 
Reanna Reyes 
Cole Reynolds 
Savannah Reynolds 
Emily Ribelin 

Chloe Ricciardi 
Lauren Rice 
Dallas Richards 
Michael Ridder 
Emma Ritchie 
Antonio Rivera 
Edgar Rivera 
Jesus Rivera 

Livan Rivera 
Samantha Robinson 
Vanessa Robles 
Kaylee Rodell 
Eliasart Rodriguez 
Tyler Rodriguez 
Brianna Roethler 
Lawrence Rogers 

Shea Rogers 
Mackenzie Rudolf 
Kristen Ruegger 
Antonietta Ruffolo 
Haley Rugis 
Ryan Ruthrauff 
Joseph Ryder 
Matthew Sabatino 

Daniel Sadural 
Cristian Sahagun 
Sierra Salamanca 
Kady Salapatas 
Cassie Salgado 
Brendan Salus 
Nikolas Sambor 
Jennifer Sanchez 

Melanie Sanchez 
Opal Sanchez 
Stephanie Sanders 
Anthony Santiago 
Eric Santiago 
Matthew Sarkisian 
Gillian Saternus 
Alyssa Scanlon 

Julia Schassburger 
Kylee Scheidt 
Nicholas Schmitt 
Chelsey Schmock 
Troy Schneider 
Jennifer Schnurlein 
Dakota Schreiber 
Aaron Scott 

Connor Scott 
Noah Sebenste 
Edwin Seehausen 
Emily Segovia 
Brandon Serba 
Niji Shah 
Mariam Shatat 
Haylee Sherlund 

Spencer Shipman 
Morgan Shoemaker 
Malek Shuaibi 
Carly Shuman 
Nicholas Sikora 
Mariam Silman 
Haley Skinta 
Damon Sklivas 



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>OVER AND OUT 






























Kristina Skvarek 
Riley Siegers 
Darcy Smith 
Elise Smith 
Robin Smith 
Skyler Smith 
Tyler Smith 
Christopher Smolen 

Gino Solis 
Logan Sommer 
Toni Soria 
Brooke Sotelo 
Chelsie Spiegel 
Romel Spight 
Stephanie Spigolon 
Haley Spindler 

Conrad Spizewski 
Victoria Springman 
Danielle Sprouse 
Brittany St. Germain 
Rocky Stallard 
Joshua Stancik 
Anja Stanic 
Stefan Stankovic 

Alyssa Staszewski 
Amber Stedt 
Melanie Stepanovic 
Joshua Sterne 
Milan Stojanovic 
Erin Stovall 
Emma Strohacker 
Colin Studer 

Hannah Studer 
Malik Suleiman 
Steven Sweeney 
Jason Swetlik 
Brian Sytsma 
Randy Tadros 
Andria Talavera 
Jacob Tano 

Matthew Tao 
Jordan Tate 
Austin Taylor 
Brittany Taylor 
Griffin Taylor 
Matthew Taylor 
Joule Tazbir 
Jonathan Teumer 

George Theodore 
Samuel Thomas 
Breana Thompson 
Alyssa Tieri 
Christina Tipman 
Alyssa Todd 
Michael Toler 
Samantha Torres 

Jeannine Toth 
Kaleb Toweson 
Noah Tracy 
Allison Tragnitz 
Austin Traina 
Aidan Trevino 
Celeste Trevino 
Emily Trichak 

Anthony Tugman 
Bryan Tunis 
Zachary Turnbough 
Alexandria Tyler 
Tori Ulloa 
Haley Urbam 
Hilary VanderVelde 
Nicole Vanek 


SOPHOMORE 










































Rachel VanGundy 
Marina Vasquez 
Jerimiah Velazquez 
Dustin Venditti 
Nicole Verdeyen 
Anthony Verduzco 
Kelsie Verhoeve 
Bnanna Vidaurri 

Jelena Vramc 
Milica Vranic 
Nikola Vuckovic 
Alyssa Wagner 
Donald Wagner 
Brandon Walton 
George Wascher 
David Watkins 

Geena Wauchop 
Emma Weissbeck 
Griffin Welch 
Brian West 
Merrick Westerfield 
Jeremy White 
Tyler White 
Sabrina Wiater 

Cory Widing 
Anthony Williams 
Jayzhonna Williams 
Trevor Williams 
Annette Wilson 
Veronica Wing 
Rheanne Wippo 
Spencer Wise 

Brianna Wisniewski 
Jessica Wisniewski 
Joshua Wisniewski 
Stephanie Witkowski 
Jacob Witry 
Michael Wojcik 
Kenneth Wolfrum 
Matthew Wunderlich 

William Wyatt 
Matthew Wydrinski 
Lauren Yacono 
Khalid Yacoub 
Tanner Yepsen 
Rachel Yorek 
Madeline Young 
Tyler Young 

Daniel Zahorsky 
Christopher Zaikos 
Cynthia Zatlokowicz 
Chris Zeheralis 
Breanna Zeller 
Autumn Zendzian 
Christopher Zielinski 
Olivia Zlatic 

Julia Zlotkowski 



>OVER AND OUT 























Jayna McDermott (10) cheers on the sidelines of a footbal game. 
McDermott was both a cheerleader and softball player for her first two 
years of high school. Photo by: Victoria Brazzale 


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Jayna McDermott (10) takes on overlapping athletic seasons 


Many students nowadays have busy schedules, beginning at 
7:15 a.m. each day for school, and continuing on for extra¬ 
curricular, homework, spending time with family and making 
time for friends. Doing all of this takes prioritizing, balancing 
and maintaining a schedule. Jayna McDermott (10) is one of 
these students-she juggles varsity cheerleading and a place on 
the JV softball team. 

“I like both of the sports equally and chose to play softball 
and cheer because they are the two sports that I love and 
couldn’t imagine my life without them,” McDermott said. 

When softball is not in season for Lake Central, she plays for 
her travel team. For cheerleading, she takes tumbling and gym¬ 
nastics classes to help improve her skills. By the time cheer¬ 
leading season starts coming to a close, softball conditioning 
has started for the season. 

“The two sports conflict with each other a lot, but I always 


choose the sport that is in season first," McDermott said. 

This year is her second year being on both teams. During her 
freshman year, she was on JV softball and JV cheerleading. 

“I have been cheering and playing baseball and softball for 
pretty much my whole life,” McDermott said. 

With such time-consuming activities, some students must 
resort to staying up late after a practice or a game to catch up 
on schoolwork. 

“I would say that playing both sports and focusing on school- 
work definitely gets stressful sometimes," McDermott said. 

Being in two sports as a sophomore in high school can be 
overwhelming and stressful. Some, like McDermott, are just 
taking it little by little and enjoying the ride. 

“I am not really sure where my future will take me but I am just 
trying to follow my dreams,” McDermott said. 

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Fighting 
for their 
future 








Junior 
year is the 
time for stu¬ 
dents to pile on the 
AP classes, clubs and 
teams in hopes that it is 
not too late to start impressing 
colleges. It is a time to start seri¬ 
ously thinking about the future beyond 
high school. 

This is the opportunity to put together all of 
the knowledge that school has given and advance 
to life’s next stage. Remember to keep an open mind 
and consider choices for further education. 

“I feel like junior year is much more diffcult than the 
other years, especially since I have been taking a lot of 
harder clases," Nini Lee (11) said. 

When it comes to deciding which school is the right fit, 
the options may appear endless. More often than not, it 
may be difficult to remain calm when thinking about im¬ 
pressing colleges, so it is important to try to stay relaxed. 

“Junior year has influenced me because it's helping me 
prepare for my future. This year is when I found out that 
I want to be an economics major at the Kelley School 
of Business [at Indiana University],” Brendan Kelly (11) 
said. 


It is a common belief that junior year is the hardest 
school year for most students. High school life 
begins to overlap with the preparation 
of college applications. The list 
of things to do does 

not just include 
home¬ 


work 
from 
classes, 
but also get¬ 
ting ready to taking 
standardized tests like 
the ACT or SAT in order to 
apply to college. 

“I haven’t even thought about col¬ 
lege yet because it seems really over¬ 
whelming. I need to start studying for the 
SAT. The school is making us take the ACT, so I 
have to study for that too so I can get my scores up 
for a good application," Maxwell Rees (11) said. 

So, keep calm during those all-nighters; everything 
that comes out of the overlap is going to be worth it 
once the future comes. 

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Sandy Abbassi 
Andrea Abramowicz 
Yousaf Abughofah 
Demitra Adams 
Alyssa Aguilera 
Eric Ainsley 
Olivia Alexander 
Aaron Ali 

Monica Almeida 
Gabrielle Aloia 
Guadalupe Alvarado 
Lidia Alvarez 
Qiana Alvarez 
Dylan Anderson 
Hannah Anderson 
Carolyn Andrews 

Gabriella Angellotti 
Andrew Angotti 
Matthew Applegate 
Nicholas Applegate 
Anthony Arenas 
Christian Arenas 
Jake Armato 
Elizabeth Arnold 

Kaitlyn Augustine 
Charles Badillo 
Emily Baginski 
Alex Baker 
Nicholas Bakouris 
Anna Baldauf 
Sarah Banasiak 
Alexandria Banks 

Joseph Bannister 
Joshua Barajas 
Teresa Baranowski 
Taylor Barchi 
Megan Barenie 
Logan Barnes 
Derek Barnett 
Nicholas Barrera 

Gabrielle Barrett 
Gavin Basile 
Jocelyn Bathurst 
Nicole Batres 
Alison Beck 
Taylor BeDuhn 
Zachary Beemsterboer 
Jason Beezhold 

Julia Beggs 
Lauren Behrens 
Joshua Bell 
Robert Belzeski 
Jasper Benavides 
Sarah Benedict 
Cheyenne Benko 
Jared Benson 

Myiah Bermingham 
Ryan Bertossi 
Morgan Betancourt 
Selena Betancourt 
Nikolas Beushausen 
Brandon Bianco 
Nicholas Biegel 
Austin Bilbro 

Emily Birlson 
Alec Bisone 
Sierra Black 
Holly Blair 
Brandon Blanchard 
Radmila Bobic 
Austin Bodell 
Breann Bolton 



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>OVER AND OUT 














































Alyssa Born 
Samantha Born 
Ana Boulas 
Nicole Boulazeris 
Nathan Bowdish 
Grant Bradtke 
Ashley Brandner 
Nicholas Brandner 

Kevin Brandt 
Teigen Breshock 
James Broad 
Lindsey Brooker 
Devonte Brooks 
Sara Brooks 
Kayla Broussard 
Kevin Brown 

Kelly Browne 
Laurel Brummett 
Karlie Buchler 
Ariana Bulett 
Matthew Burgess 
Skylar Burgess 
Maria Bushey 
Emily Bustamante 

Brian Butler 
Kevin Calderone 
Alyssa Camarillo 
Emily Capps 
Alyssa Cardinal 
Courtney Carlson 
Benjamin Cash 
Brianna Cassidy 

Maritza Castaneda 
Albert Castillo 
Jonathan Casto 
Cathryn Cearing 
Guadalupe Cervantes 
Joseph Chatel 
Paige Chelbana 
Colin Chenoweth 

Lorenzo Childs 
Alexandria Christensen 
Kodie Christenson 
Christine Chung 
Joseph Cinko 
Elijah Clark 

Marissa Clark-Debutch 
Emily Classen 

Hannah Classen 
Adam Cobban 
Sarah Colby 
Madeline Conley 
Samantha Copeland 
Reese Coros 
Justin Cortez 
Luis Cortez 

Cassidy Coyle 
Toni Cribari 
Arnoldo Cuevas 
Nathaniel Dado 
Ryan Dahlkamp 
Concetta DalSanto 
Jack DalSanto 
Laura Danesean 

Alexandria Davids 
Antwan Davis 
Veronica Davis 
Haley Decker 
Clarence Deckinga 
Julissa Degollado 
Oscar Delgado 
Margaret Delis 


JUNIOR 


199 




























Ryan Delis 
Taylor Devine 
Jeremiah Deyarmin 
Stephen Diamantos 
Jorey Dimopoulos 
Sarah Dingman 
Gina DiNino 
Andrew Dittrich 

Matthew Djordjevich 
Jillian Doan 
Chase Doescher 
Taylor Doetterl 
Megan Dolci 
Marco Dominguez 
Yvette Dominguez 
Alisha Donovan 

Kristina Donovan 
Jeffrey Dorsch 
Erin Dosen 
Michael Doss 
Brianna Dougherty 
Milan Dragisic 
Autumn Dransoff 
Jacob Dulski 

Jacob Dunn 
Joshua Dunn 
Taylor Eagle 
Hayley Edgcomb 
Courtm Edmonds 
Cody Eickleberry 
Elena Eickleberry 
Jennifer Einterz 

Danielle Ellis 
Taylor Ellis 
George Ewing 
Brady Extin 
Delaney Fagan 
Kaitlyn Fassoth 
Ashley Ferguson 
Jacob Fickett 

McKenzie Finlon 
Meridith Fionda 
Ryan Fisher 
Katelyn Flanagan 
Faustino Flores 
Mark Flores 
Michael Flores 
Nicole Flores 

Erica Florez 
Sean Flynn 
Emma Ford 
Caitlin Fortner 
Dominic Foushi 
Justin Fox 
Nicolas Frassinone 
Zachery Fredrickson 

Gabrielle Frigo 
Michael Gagliano 
Carissa Galindo 
Morgan Gallas 
Paulina Gallegos 
Caroline Ganser 
Adam Garcia 
Marcus Garcia 

Hailey Garlich 
Jacob Garza 
Ashley Gayton 
Kevin Geiser 
Nicholas Gellinger 
Michelle Gergets 
Nicholas Gerlach 
Jacklyn Gerling 



200 


>OVER AND OUT 





























































Jessica Gerlmg 
Alessandra Giannetta 
Timothy Giazzon 
Hannah Giese 
Daniel Gilbert 
Collin Gillespie 
Isabella Giovane 
Haley Golec 

Ethan Gomez 
Gabrielle Gomez 
Vincent Gomez 
Eric Gonsiorowski 
Brian Gonzalez 
Cain Gonzalez 
Melia Gonzalez 
Adam Gorman 

Emil Govam 
Katlynn Grace 
Marissa Grantham 
Alyssa Graves 
Jacob Graziam 
Deni Grgic 
Jared Griffin 
Sarah Grimier 

Hallie Grimmer 
Nicholas Grimmer 
Tyler Gruthusen 
Skylar Grzesik 
Celeste Guevara 
Nicole Guillermo 
Kara Guinn 
Jacob Guizar 

Melanie Gurney 
Gina Gutierrez 
Benjamin Guzek 
Samuel Hager 
Robert Hahney 
Hagen Haley 
Kayla Hallowell 
Tarah Hamby 

Omar Hamed 
Kayla Harris 
Jayla Harvey 
Rebecca Hasley 
Kara Hawkins 
Kyle Hayes 
Allan Hearn 
Alexandra Hecht 

Quilyan Henderson Ramos 
Cassandra Hensley 
Alexis Hernandez 
Alondra Herrera 
Kayla Hill 
Tyler Hires 
Samuel Hirosky 
Jason Holechko 

Ryan Holechko 
Joseph Holman 
Joshua Holmes 
Connor Homans 
Christian Huber 
Ethan Hunt 
Tarik Hunter 
Emma Hupp 

Andrea Hynek 
Kawthar Issa 
Marko Ivetic 
Myeisha Jackson 
Ty Jacobson 
Taylor Jagiella 
Jacob Jakubowicz 
Cayla Jansky 


JUNIOR 


201 

























Joseph Jansky 
Thomas Januchowski 
Jesse Jashenski 
Rachel Jensen 
Tiffany Jessup 
Dane Jevtic 
Richard Jimenez 
Juliet Johnson 

Jacob Johnston 
Corey Jones 
Marisa Jones 
Cameron Jung 
Kristen Kaiser 
Eric Kaminsky 
Angelina Kapetanov 
Annabel Karberg 

Michael Kaufman 
Navneet Kaur 
Owen Kawalec 
Taryn Keels 
Hannah Keith 
Emma Keleman 
Jorie Kelley 
Brendan Kelly 

Morgan Kelly 
Christopher Keylor 
Ariel Khalil 
Gurleen Khatra 
Nicholas Kiepura 
Jacob Kieta 
Kyle Kil 
Joshua Kirby 

Samuel Kirmani 
Jessica Knerler 
Elaine Knizek 
April Koepke 
Connor Konieczka 
Nada Kovacevic 
Andrea Kowalewicz 
Kaitlyn Krachenfels 

Cole Krakowiak 
Sarah Krasek 
Thaddeus Kraska 
Megan Krol 
Elizabeth Krysinski 
Michaela Krysinski 
Jack Kuehner 
Austin Kunis 

Lindsay Kusbel 
Matthew Kutka 
Jessica Ladowski 
James Lafakis 
Logan Lambert 
Wilson Lambert 
Alyssa Langwinski 
Ariel Lara 

Lazar Lazarevic 
Nini Le 
Michael Leal 
Ronald Lee 
Austin Lessentine 
Austin LeVan 
Laura LeVander 
Jennifer Lindholm 

Sara Lisac 
Michael Lobaugh 
Destiny Lockett 
Gianni Lockhart 
Johan Londono 
Brandon Long 
Chrissa Lopez 
Isabel Lopez 



202 


>OVER AND OUT 

















































Yunuen Lopez 
Nia Loubeau 
Chase Lowden 
Jason Lowe 
John Lubotina 
Phillips Lucas 
Dayhlaina Lucka 
Aaron Ludwig 

Marissa Lugo 
Ryan Lulich 
Alejandro Luna 
Jesus Luna 
Monica Luna 
Rogelio Luna 
Sara Lunsford 
Samira Lyons 

Vincent Mabunay 
Nicole Maciolek 
Taylor Mack 
Adam Madouros 
Alec Madsen 
Krista Magurany 
Mia Malan 
Carmela Marciano 

Jacob Marcinek 
Alyssa Marcinkovich 
llija Marinkovic 
Kurtis Markiewicz 
Lauren Markulin 
Brett Marovich 
Brianna Martin 
Ian Martin 

Alexis Martinez 
Matthew Martinez 
Sarah Martinez 
Kylie Martino 
Noelle Matasovsky 
Daniel Matchain 
Samuel Matchain 
Kyle Mathews 

Quinn Mathews 
Charles Matlon 
Jacob Mavity 
Gloria Maxwell 
James Mays 
Nicholas Mazon 
Cody McCall 
Korrina McCall 

Ryan McCallister 
Aidan McCambridge 
Celine McCormack 
Kyleigh McCoy 
Lainautica McCoy 
Demi McDaniel 
Mariah McGee 
Ian McGrath 

Marlee McGrath 
Riley McGrath 
Taylor McKeller 
Miranda McNeiley 
Justin Mender 
Marisa Mendoza 
Alejandra Meraz 
Jose Merced 

Jaren Mercer 
Summer Merriman 
Marc Mertsching 
Cassidy Michau 
Bailey Micka 
Benjamin Migliorati 
Carlie Mikuly 
Nikola Mileusnic 


JUNIOR 




































Female Freedom 
Fighter 


Alyssa Alfano (11) sacrifices senior year for service 


In high school, the typical thing to do is to 
graduate at the end of senior year and proceed 
on to some sort of higher education, but Alyssa 
Alfano (11) is testing the status quo and gradu¬ 
ating early to join the United States Marines 
Corps. 

“I honestly feel like high school isn’t for every¬ 
one, and overall I’ve had a good high school 
experience, but I just felt like it was time for me 
to move on to bigger and better things, I’ve 
always hung out with older people and I just 
felt older than I really am. My mom graduated 
a semester early from high school but the rest 
of my family is kind of against it. They want me 
to wait it out the four years but [I’ve convinced 
them] and they’re for it now and very supportive 
and happy for me,” Alfano said. 

As soon as she graduates in May, Alfano will 
begin training for the Marines. 

“After I graduate, I’ll be at the recruiting sta¬ 
tion at 7 a.m. every day to prepare for boot 
camp. In May, I will swear in and enlist and go 
to Indy for two days, you’ll basically do physi¬ 


cal fitness tests, you’ll get fingerprinted, drug 
tested, and they just check out your body so 
they know that you qualify physically to be a 
Marine,” Alfano said. 

Alfano has been preparing for boot camp 
throughout the end of her junior year, to make 
sure she is ready. 

“As of right now since I’m a guest, I go every 
Wednesday and work out, run, do agility and 
then you’ll get your shipment date," Alfano said. 

The influence of her family, especially her dad, 
helped Alfano realize her calling for the Marines. 

“My dad was a Marine and now he’s in the 
National Guard just to keep up with military, all 
my uncles were Marines. Neither my older sister 
or older brother wanted to be in the Marines, 
and when I asked my dad about it he was 
literally flabbergasted. I’m planning on going to 
college while I’m in the military but I’m thinking 
about making it a career," Alfano said. 

Page by: Jennifer Maguire and Jessica 
McCullough 




Alyssa Alfano (11) salutes in her Marines sweatshirt. Alfano will be 
going to boot camp to train for the Marines in the summer. 

Photo illustration by: Jennifer Maguire 















Jessica Miller 
Noah Miller 
Ashley Millette 
Marko Milunovic 
Logan Mink 
Adrian Miranda 
Hannah Miskell 
Jennifer Mohamed 

Mitchell Monsma 
Alexis Morales 
Mateo Morales 
Danielle Morang 
Victor Moreno 
Emily Morin 
Brandon Morris 
Dashawn Morris 

George Morris 
Makayla Morris 
Hailey Mueller 
Dana Mularski 
Dyanna Munoz 
Mario Munoz 
Emma Munson 
Alexis Murphy 

Nicholas Murphy 
Sarah Mysliwy 
Paul Nadon 
Reem Nammari 
Tyler Nash 
Jacob Navarra 
Erin Navarro 
Jessica Nelson 

Blake Newell 
Brooke Neyhart 
Nikole Nicholls 
Hayley Nichols 
Mitchell Nickolaou 
Anthony Nicola 
Alexander Nisle 
Michael Norcutt 

Nicholas Norris 
Jacob Nosich 
Aspyn Novak 
Danielle Nowak 
Mara Nunez 
Ugonna Nwannunu 
Ashley Nylen 
Gage O’Connor 

Kacey O’Connor 
Amanda O’Drobinak 
Quinn O’Keefe 
Ashley O’Malley 
Kristina Ochoa 
Michael Opperman 
Chelsea Oprea 
Anthony Osorio 

Chase Owczarzak 
Ryan Palkon 
Mathew Palm 
Anthony Panozzo 
Brandon Paolella 
Quinn Paprocki 
David Park 
Piotr Parol 

Nicholas Pass 
Damian Patitsas 
Joseph Paulas 
David Paulauski 
Kelly Paulson 
Robert Pawlak 
Samuel Payne 
Nicole Pelc 



>OVER AND OUT 
































Brandon Peoples 
Abigail Peppm 
Christopher Perez 
Rachael Peterson 
Austen Phelps 
Monica Pimentel 
Anessa Pinon 
Montes Pirtle 

Tyler Platusic 
Kevin Plenus 
Andrew Pluskis 
Austin Polak 
Joellyn Polaski 
Raymond Pollalis 
Taryn Polled 
Tiffany Polyak 

Jennifer Popiela 
Madelyn Potucek 
Nicholas Poulos 
Breanna Powers 
Ryan Powers 
McKaya Pozzi 
Sarah Pramuk 
Austin Praski 

Antonio Presta 
Alayna Prisby 
Tabitha Prowse 
Dillon Pryszcz 
Michael Pryszcz 
Faiq Quadeer 
Brittany Rabatine 
Samuel Radjenovich 

Christi Raichle 
Andres Ramirez 
Benjamin Rangel 
Amir Ransom 
Helena Raptis 
Asia Reed 
Hannah Reed 
Maxwell Rees 

Brooke Renner 
Zachary Retske 
Daniel Revoir 
Kyle Rhein 
Johnathan Rice 
Ashley Richards 
Kylie Richardson 
Alexander Richwalski 

Alexandria Rico 
Krysta Rietveld 
Jeffery Riis 
Dino Rinaldi 
Andrew Ring 
Anthony Risch 
Amanda Roberts 
Haleigh Robertson 

David Robinson 
Deamontria Robinson 
Daniel Rodda 
Jordan Rosenwinkel 
Jacob Rozek 
Casey Ruberry 
Jacob Rubick 
Gina Rubino 

Richard Rucinski 
Matthew Ruiz 
Austin Ruthrauff 
Tess Ruzga 
Ryan Ryba 
Morgan Sabatim 
Carlos Salas 
Ricardo Salgado 


JUNIOR 




































Daniel Sanchez 
Lucas Sanchez 
Sabrina Sanchez 
Melissa Sancya 
Amarpreet Sandher 
Nicholas Sanfratello 
Destiny Santina 
Olivia Sardella 

Tyler Satkowski 
Amy Sayger 
Samuel Scarnavack 
Leah Scartozzi 
Jeffery Schafer 
Abigail Scherer 
Hannah Scherer 
Nicholas Scherwin 

Sydney Scherzinger 
Sarah Scheub 
Andrew Schmied 
Joseph Schneider 
Laura Schoonmaker 
Madison Schroeder 
Haley Schuberth 
Collin Schuler 

Cody Schultz 
Kiera Schultz 
Nicholas Schulz 
Ryan Schulz 
Andrea Schuster 
Brandon Scott 
Michael Scott-Cortes 
Megan Seibert 

Jessica Sellers 
Bayan Sharawi 
Kaitlin Sheets 
Christopher Shell 
Peter Shepherd 
Sherry Shibu 
Kylie Shoemake 
Scott Sieved 

Jazmyn Sills 
Kenneth Singleton 
Austin Siwinski 
Shane Smelser 
Courtney Smith 
Darian Smith 
Samuel Sobun 
Lindsey Solan 

Dhruv Solanki 
Joshua Soliday 
Nicolas Solis 
Hannah Sonner 
Danielle Soucie 
Sarah Sowinski 
Jackson Spanburg 
Melissa Spanier 

Alexander Sparling 
Lauren Spaseska 
Nina Spata 
Ashleigh Sprehe 
Brian St. John 
Emily Stafford 
Elizabeth Stefaniak 
Stephanie Stefano 

Alyssa Stepney 
Jacob Stewart 
Jessica Stewart 
Lauren Stockman 
Brandilyn Stockton-Fresso 
Elnora Stroud 
Francesca Stuchlak 
Bryan Studmarz 



208 


>OVER AND OUT 











































Chrystian Studzinski 
Joseph Stulgate 
Emily Stutler 
LeAnn Stutler 
Luke Sutherland 
Alexxa Sutton-Schifo 
Jessica Swatosh 
Brian Sweeney 

Jeremy Swetlik 
Elizabeth Swets 
Joshua Swinford 
Charles Sykes 
Natalie Szpylka 
Robert Talliaferro 
Justin Tancos 
Tiffany Tao 

Christopher Tarnowski 
Brandon Taylor 
Jacob Taylor 
Nicholas Taylor 
Andrew Tellas 
Nikola Tepsic 
Andrea Terrazas 
Joseph Testa 

Douglas Thornberry 
Michael Tiller 
Calyn Tinklenberg 
Konstantinos Tjortjis 
Nicholas Tocci 
Erin Todd 
Ellen Tonkovich 
Daniel Torres 

Raygen Travis 
TaShara Travis 
Sara Trembczynski 
Hannah Triveline 
Sarah Triveline 
LynNora Trosper 
Jorge Trujillo 
Branden Truver 

Kazimierz Trybunia 
Sinai Valdez 
Andrew VanDenburgh 
Bryan Vanderlee 
Joseph VanEck 
Allyson Vanek 
Karlie VanHouten 
Eric Vargas 

Jesse Veloz 
Evan Vendl 
Emalie Vernengo 
Jacob Vervlied 
Surya Vezhavendan 
Melina Villanueva 
Kyle Vlcek 
Krista Vos 

Andrew Voss 
Jessica Vrbanoff 
Michaela Vuckovic 
Nenad Vujnic 
Emma Waddell 
Emily Wagenaar 
Alayna Wallace 
Gabrielle Wallington 

Kathryn Walsh 
Kyle Walton 
Andi Wartman 
Samantha Watson 
Michelle Weber 
Schyler Weiss 
Joshua Weissbeck 
Ryan Wells 


JUNIOR 


209 



































Erin West 
Kyle West 
Collin Westerman 
Gerald White 
Nicholas Widlowski 
Ryan Wiebe 
Joseph Wiechart 
Etura Williams 

Kendra Williams 
Lukas Williams 
Samuel Willis 
Sandra Willoughby 
Rachel Willy 
Jillian Wilschke 
Jamiere Wilson 
Jarea Wilson 

Lauryn Wnarski 
Amber Winborn 
Karl Wing 
Elayne Wisniewski 
Anthony Wojcik 
Jennifer Wojcik 
Ryan Wojcik 
Kassie Woodworth 

Ryan Wright 
Jakub Wrobel 
Carrie Young 
Megan Zajac 
Nathan Zajac 
Eustina Zakher 
Vincent Zamora 
Amanda Zendzian 




Michael Zivanovich 
Tara Zlotkowski 
Mia Zubeck 
Candace Zummak 


>OVER AND OUT 












“I cut my hair really for anyone fighting cancer in general. But a little 
over a year ago, my aunt was diagnosed with brain cancer. Seeing 
what she and my family went through really upset me," Alayna Prisby 
(11) said. 

Photo by: Jamie Zega 



No vanity^ 
just vaIGT 




Alayna Prisby (11) contributes to cause dear to her heart 


t was diagnosed with brain canci 
jly wefit through really upset me, 


Some girls spend hours combing, blow drying, straightening and 
curling their hair to make it look just right. Hair can be a girl’s prized 
possession. Hair product advertisements cloud media today, and 
for rpany, hair is the center of beauty But sometimes, selflessness 
and qravery say more about someone’s Beauty than appearances. 

“I cut my hair real(y for anvonefighting cancer in general, but a 
little overayear ago, my aunt was diagnoseoVith brain cancer. 
Seeing what she and my family wefft through-really upset me," 
Alayna Prisby (1 1)‘said. 

- Prisby shaved her head for St. Baldrick’S on March 17, a coura- 
£ geous act that inspired conv ocat ion. But still, some quietly won¬ 
dered why or how she had the nerve to chop off her long, dark hair. 
"I was thinking of doing it foF'everyone!^here’s a lot of history of 
■ cancer in my family and a scary amount of cases in the U.S.," Prisby 
said. jfc. * 

For Prisby, the hair did not matter, it was a selfless act she felt 
necessafy and an inspirational act of courage. Although Prisby had 


her bouts of nervousness, her purpose was clear, and she was 
determined to put it above all else. 

“The day of, I was actually really excited. It was the week before 
[that] I was nervous. During [the haircut] I got a little nervous, but 
after the first piece was cut I relaxed. I felt really good about myself 
after. Seeing all the support and everyone cheering me on made me 
really happy,” Prisby said. 

Prisby alone raised $3,800 dollars for the cause, and that is not 
including the priceless value of the wig that her hair will make. The 
money raised will go to continue cancer research, and eventually, 
finding a cure. 

In 2014, it is estimated that 1,665,540 people will be diagnosed 
with cancer in America. One-third of women develop cancer. There 
are plenty of women who need a wig, and thanks to Alayna Prisby, 
one more woman in need will have one. 

Page by: Paige Chelbana 









Shouting 



the final 


on the first 

day of freshman 

year, some students 
wonder how it is going to 
feel when high school is over, 
whether the final day will bring grief or 
relief. As a senior, the responsibilities, expec¬ 
tations, college applications and post-high school 
decisions pile up. Whether students are going to col¬ 
lege or right into a career, the future is finally becoming 
reality. 

While the future is approaching, so is the time before 
leaving high school behind. Saying goodbye to high 
school does not hit until everything becomes a “last." 
Some may not grasp that it is the last time exchang¬ 
ing schedules with friends or sitting and cheering at a 
football game. It is the last time writing an essay for In¬ 
tensive Writing or gathering with friends in the hallway 
during passing period. It can be playing the last game, 
taking the last period of a favorite class or enjoy¬ 
ing the last Saturday night with the people 
that have helped make a million mem¬ 
ories. When May comes around 
and all of the seniors are 
finishing the last 

dance at prom, 
maytje it 
will 



hit 
that 

these high 
school memories 
are the ones that never 
go away. 

At graduation, seniors will start to 
look around and realize that they will nev¬ 
er see some of these faces again. It does not 
matter what social groups some joined, what clothes 
were worn, or what music was listened to when ev¬ 
eryone is passing through the same stage to get their 
diplomas. Everything has been leading up to this: 
packing away 18 years of memories and making room 
for the new ones. From the smiles, joys, struggles and 
tears that have overlapped during high school, this is 
the moment many have been waiting for. 

Page by: Jessica Enriquez 


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Jehan Abdelhamid 
Meghan Adams 
Christine Addison 
Austin Aguilar 
Nikola Ajder 
Rebecca Albright 


Erik Alcantar 
Charles Alexa 
Holly Alexander 
Alyssa Alfano 
Stephanie Allcott 
Mark Alieva 


Lena Almaguer 
Randall Almazan 
Kyler Anderko 
Megan Anderson 
Sara Anderson 
Susan Anderson 


Zachary Anderson 
Elizabeth Andree 
Jeremy Andres 
Alexander Armstrong 
Wilson Ashby 
Ashley Avecillas 


Kaitlyn Badger 
Brandee Baez 
Danyela Bagatella 
Demetri Bairaktaris 
Thomas Balicki 
Alexander Bardoczi 


Rhett Barker 
Alexander Barnes 
Michael Barrins 
Danielle Barron 
Christopher Bartlett 
Lauren Basting 


Ashley Bates 
Sofia Beaudry 
David Beer 
Andrew Beggs 
Mary Beggs 
Kelly Belzeski 



214 


>OVER AND OUT 






























































Emily Bernacki 
Bianca Berumen 
Carla Berumen 
Jacob Betten 
Parriss Bettis 
Kathryn Biegel 


Alec Bisone 
Taylor Bisone 
Nicolette Bizoukas 
Amanda Blais 
Genevieve Blessing 
Adam Bogenrief 


William Bolton 
Danette Boring 
Gabriella Born 
Blake Bosold 
Lauren Bourget 
Ryan Boyle 


Victoria Brazzale 
Katelynn Broderick 
Alexandra Brown 
Alina Brown 
Anthony Brown 
Joseph Brown 


Laura Brown 
Samantha Browne 
Derek Brownewell 
Evan Bukowski 
Zachary Buntin 
Lyana Burrink 


Lauren Bustamante 
Adam Bzdyl 
Clarissa Campos 
Matthew Carlton 
Madison Carnagey 
Stephanie Carpenter 


Courtney Cary 
Olivia Castaneda 
Brandon Cavins 
Linci Cergizan 
Soyeon Cho 
Jessica Cialdella 


SENIOR 


215 
















































Paige Cieslak 
Trevor Clapman 
Jamie Clark 
Joseph Clark 
Brandon Cole 
Breanna Cole 


Jessica Coniglio 
Courtney Conner 
Brady Cooper 
Kristen Copple 
Rebecca Cordell 
Reilly Cosgrove 


Chandler Cowser 
Tyler Crocker-Payne 
Katelyn Crose 
Jazmin Cruz 
Kevin Culp 
Rolanda Curington 


Eric Daly 
Megan Daly 
Crystal Damarjian 
Tabitha Dambek 
Gina Daniele 
Paul Daniele 


Shaina Daniels 
Courtney Deavours 
Jillian DeGroot 
Jenna DeJoris 
Jennifer Delbovo 
Adrian Delgado 


Patrick Delis 
Lilianna DelToro 
Ryan DeMichael 
Harper Demir 
Julia Demma 
Breanna DePaolo 


Aaron DeSalvo 
Rebecca DeVries 
Michael DeYoung 
Cory Dickelman 
Caroline Dienes 
Rachel DiNino 



216 


>OVER AND OUT 
























































































Rachel Dobias 
Melissa Dobos 
Ezekiel Doe 
Daniella Dombovic 
Jake Dombrowski 
Anthony Dous 


Matthew Druzbicki 
Jack Dugan 
Jeremy Dunne 
Bradley Duran 
Courtney Durnavich 
Kathleen Dvorak 


Sean Dvorscak 
Mena Elmalh 
Jason Elrod 
Joseph Elton 
Rachel Engelhaupt 
Joshua Engels 


Jessica Enriquez 
Jason Ernst 
Romario Eskandar 
Don Evora 
Jordan Faberbock 
Josilyne Farmer 


Devin Fassoth 
Jacob Ferree 
Eric Filler 
Ashley Fitch 
Alyssa Flens 
Erik Flens 


Selena Flores 
Caitlin Flynn 
Christine Foreman 
Emily Frame 
Michael Frey 
Kelli Frieling 


Christopher Fritza 
Nicole Futch 
Brandy Gabe 
Jenna Gabel 
Connor Gabouer 
Rory Gard 


SENIOR 

































































Tristan Gardenhire 
Mackenzie Garibay 
Tyler Garrett 
Michelle Gentz 
Tiffani Gibson 
Alexis Giles 


Carli Gill 
Mia Gjeldum 
Cory Glatt 
Patrick Glinski 
Meggan Glista 
Luke Glover 


Michael Goin 
Madison Gomez 
Alyssa Gonzales 
Nicholas Gonzalez 
Victoria Gonzalez 
Lauren Gorczynski 


Julia Gotch 
Douglas Goulet 
Jacob Gouwens 
Taylor Graeber 
Brandon Graves 
William Gray 


Alyssa Graziani 
Samantha Gross 
Kyle Grunewald 
Joshua Grzywana 
Chi Ann Guillermo 
Daniel Gustas 


Daniel Guzman 
Anthony Haddad 
Jimmy Hagen 
Bradley Hager 
Ashley Halterman 
Edward Harley 


Sarah Harnish 
Leah Harrison 
John Hearne 
Robert Hemmerling 
Alondra Hernandez 
Jesus Hernandez 



>OVER AND OUT 


































































Dylan Heroux 
Meagan Heroux 
Taylor Heroux 
Sicilia Herrera 
Michael Heuberger 
Amelia Hiestand 


Jordan Horan 
Leanne Horne 
Michelle Howes 
Alyssa Hulett 
Caitlynn Hunt 
Cassandra Hunt 


Margaret llic 
Socheata Ing 
Michael Ippolito 
Mohammed Issa 
Andrew Jackson 
Amanda Jacobs 


Daniel Jacobsen 
Francis Jagiella 
Caroline Janiga 
Nenad Jasnic 
Brenda Jimenez 
Vincent Joffre 


Kiana Jongsma 
Andjela Jovanovic 
Stephen Juarez 
Lauren Jubera 
Tanja Jurek 
Nikola Jurkovic 


Brittany Kacir 
Zachary Kahn 
Kesha Kandoi 
Danielle Kanosky 
Maria Karras 
Alex Karwatka 


Zachary Kassie 
Jake Kelley 
Robert Kelley 
David Kelly 
Kaitlyn Kelly 
Phalen Kennedy 


SENIOR 


219 




























































Michael Skvarek (12) had the oppportunity to manage the State 
Runner-Up basketball team. He contributed to LCTV, along with shad 
owing people from the technology department. 

Photo by: Jenna Crawford 








Computers 

on the cou 




Michael Skvarek (12) spends high school career balancing sports and technology 


As the bell rings at 2:09 each day, some students are free to 
use their time at their leisure. Michael Skvarek (12), however, 
has a little more on his plate. Not only was he a student direc¬ 
tor for LCTV, involved in all honors classes and an assistant to 
the athletic trainer and technology department, he also man¬ 
aged the State Runner-Up basketball team. 

“During fall and spring seasons for sports, I helped [Chris 
Hall, athletic trainer]. I got to know Chris and all that he does, 
and I saw behind the scenes of the athletic side and how stuff 
is done," Skvarek said. 

Skvarek had the opportunity to manage the State-qualifying 
basketball team— a sport that has always been close to his 
heart. 

“I really liked basketball from a young age. My dad played 
basketball in high school and I have always been a huge fan. I 
trained under one of the former managers for a year," Skvarek 

said. 

Although he greatly enjoys athletics, he found that technol¬ 
ogy also sparks his interest. 

“I always thought making websites and doing stuff with 
computers was cool. I started out with LCTV and got to know 
[Mrs. Laura Zeller, English] real well. For the first few weeks 
she could tell that I knew what I was doing and could trust 



me,” Skvarek said. 

Being a member of LCTV opened up opportunities for Skva¬ 
rek to shadow the technology department and get to know 
more about his field of interest. 

“I would be aiding for the IIS room and go room-to-room to 
learn how to fix this and that. During the summer Mrs. Zeller 
and [Mrs. Lisa Moreno, Science] helped me get a job with 
technology. I really learned a lot from [the technology] guys 
because they all had been in my shoes, and most of them 
went to high school here and went to college for computers or 
math. They know how I feel. Yes, you’re a student, but you are 
learning at the same time," Skvarek said. 

Skvarek is planning on attending Purdue University. He 
wants to major in either computer engineering or computer 
science, but the technological aspects of his life have found 
ways to overlap with others. 

“Things that I do in tech can help for sports because we do 
stats for basketball, and we bring a computer and printer to 
every game. It kind of helps having a basic computer back¬ 
ground, just in case something breaks you know how to fix it 
on the scene," Skvarek said. 

Page by: Hannah Bryner, Alyssa Born and Jenna Crawford 


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Alexa Klapkowski 
Katlyn Kleimola 
Katlyn Kleszynski 
Stephen Klootwyk 
Austin Koerner 
Collin Konieczka 


Taylor Koutropoulos 
Samantha Kowalski 
Brandon Kozel 
Kaileigh Kramer-Stephens 
Sarah Kranc 
Daniel Krga 


Kristin Krizic 
Ashley Kropp 
Paige Kruk 
Caitlin Kuechle 
Rachel Kwain 
Paige Lacey 


Casimir Laczkowski 
Laurren Ladwig 
Brooke Lambert 
Matthew Lambertino 
Michael Lambrosa 
Michael Lamont 


Jonathan Landl 
Andrew Lane 
Charles Lasky 
Tatiana Lazic 
Samantha Lea 
Mia Leatherman 


Cory Lehnert 
Zachary Lesniewski 
Thomas Lisac 
Paige Lockhart 
Juan Lopez 
Katrina Lopez 


Sonnie Lopez 
Andrzej Luberda 
Devin Lundin 
Noah Lush 
Britainy Lutes 
Victoria Lydick 











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Natalia Madera 
Megan Magdziarz 
Jennifer Maguire 
Nikole Malachowski 
Megan Malatestinic 
Kevin Maloney 


Brianna Mamelson 
Krista Mamone 
Brandon Manchak 
Maneet Mander 
Brandon Manno 
Alexander Mantel 


Delia Mapes 
Cody Marciniak 
Tari Markowski 
Vanessa Marrufo 
Amanda Martinez 
Jaide Martinez 


Kelly Massei 
Kelly Matakovic 
Vanessa Matthews 
Joseph Maxwell 
Gabrielle McAllister 
Edward McBride 


Jessica McBride 
Rachel McCord 
Brayden McCoy 
Lauren McCracken 
Julio Medina 
Rita Mehas 


Eve Mendoza 
Matthew Meneghetti 
Jacob Mercado 
Alishia Merta 
Daniel Mikrut 
John Milaszewski 


Abigail Miller 
Trevor Miller 
Nicholas Minkema 
Sarah Miotke 
Aaron Miranda 
Robert Miranda 


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Matthew Misirly 
Jonathan Miskus 
Brendan Mitchell 
Zachary Moore 
Raul Morales 
Steven Morris 


Julia Mrdak 
Leanne Mroz 
Nicholas Muehlman 
Emily Mueller 
Cole Mulcahy 
Mary Mulligan 


Natalie Mullin 
Megan Mundell 
Bianca Munoz 
Jamie Munson 
Asma Musleh 
Tracilyn Muszalski 


Alex Myers 
Kaitlyn Myers 
Lauren Myers 
Miguel Navarro 
Christopher Nebesnyk 
Patrick Nellemann 


Ellinee Nelson 
Lindsey Nevins 
Valerie Ninahualpa-Graves 
Zachary Nippert 
Aaron Nolan 
James Noles 


Carly Norman 
Liam Norris 
Amelie Nosal 
Jonah Nosal 
Connor Novitski 
Kelly Nugent 


Raeanne O’Day 
John O’Donnell 
Luke Oboy 
Sydney Ollearis 
Alec Olund 
Victoria Ortega 



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Alyssa Ortiz 
Charles Osearo 
Mitchell Osinski 
Mitchell Oskam 
Quinton Oster 
Judith Owens 


Andrew Owerko 
Melanie Pabon 
Felix Padin 
Benjamin Pattison 
Ryan Payne 
Sarah Pedersen 


Hali Pedersoli 
Stephanie Pekala 
Adeline Perez 
Jazmyn Perez 
Emily Peters 
Lawrence Pezzuto 


Andrew Pharazyn 
Kevin Philbin 
Brian Picked 
Sean Pidrak 
Jeremy Pietrzak 
Tyler Pinkston 


Alex Pinkus 
Lance Pisowicz 
Hannah Pittman 
Ashlyn Plants 
Niko Plessas 
Hannah Pokraka 


Lauren Polak 
Ryan Polito 
Stephanie Pomplin 
Adriana Ponce 
Jillian Poplon 
Alyssa Portela 


Christopher Pouch 
Ryan Price 
Abigail Prince 
Christopher Pritchett 
Bridget Protsman 
Geoffrey Pucci 


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Anthony Pupillo 
Thomas Quinn 
Jonathan Radjenovich 
Christopher Rath 
Brittany Rattray 
Theofanis Rauch 


Valerie Rauch 
Sydney Raynor 
Kayla Rech 
Daniel Reising 
Marisa Repasi 
Jenna Resendiz 


Anne Riddering 
Kaylyn Risse 
Jacob Rivera 
Morgan Robertson 
John Rodriguez 
Emma Rose 


Jesse Ruiz 
Thomas Ruzga 
Robert Ryan 
Claudia Sabatino 
Sophie Sablich 
Kaylee Saggus 


Aaron Sako 
Cameron Salach 
Gabriela Salazar 
Justin Salgado 
Patrick Salus 
Alberto Sanchez 


Everett Sanders 
Justin Sansone 
Angelique Santiago 
Ashley Saporito 
Noah Sarkey 
Michelle Saulters 


Joseph Sawicki 
Colin Scartozzi 
Mark Schelling 
Zachary Schenck 
Alexander Scherer 
Nathan Scherer 



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Katelyn Schoenberger 
Nicholas Schuch 
Kristi Schultz 
Christopher Schweiger 
Autumn Scott 
Jacob Sebahar 


Brett Sefcik 
Rachel Sencaj 
Brenden Seren 
Elizabeth Seymour 
Matthew Shaw 
Shayan Sheikh 


Rebecca Shelton 
Justin Shock 
Justin Shock 
Brianna Shoemaker 
Eric Shrader 
Andrew Silman 


Shaun Simmons 
Steven Sisk 
Anthony Skees 
Michael Skvarek 
Lauren Smith 
Danielle Smolen 


Stephen Sobek 
Holly Spears 
Kaitlyn Speckman 
Brianne Spiegel 
Sarah Stancik 
Kailey Steapleton 


Jessica Stearns 
Heather Stedt 
Selina Steele 
Nicole Stegenga 
Kristen Steliga 
Katherine Stepaman 


Serena Stincic-Perez 
Morris Stokes 
Elizabeth Stone 
Shane Strehl 
Jessica Stuchlak 
Matt Stutler 


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Victoria Toren (12) and Elizabeth Toren (12) prove that twins don’t 
always follow the same paths. Elizabeth decided to graduate a 
semester early, while Victoria attended for both semesters of senior 
year. 

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Twin sisters Elizabeth and Victoria Toren (12) hold separate future goals 


Being twins does not automatically mean two siblings hold 
identical futures. Senior year is the time to find one’s own path 
to success. In Elizabeth and Victoria Toren’s (12) case, being 
separated by a semester graduation has been bittersweet. 

u l was sad [when I graduated at semester] because we 
always waited at the bus stop together and walked to class 
together. I didn't want her to be alone because I knew I 
wouldn’t see her as much." Elizabeth said. 

Leaving high school early was beneficial for Elizabeth’s goals 
and finances. Now she has the time to focus on what she 
would like to do for her future career and think more about 
becoming a veterinarian. 

“I wanted to work to get money for school. I work at the 
Humane Society Calumet Area in Munster and will go to the 
Vet institute in Tinley in October,” Elizabeth said. 

Although her sister has already moved on, Victoria is finish¬ 
ing her last year through second semester. She is ready to 
move forward with her life and leave home. 

“I think I’m just ready to be done. I’m ready to move on. I 
never thought I would want to leave home, but now I’m ready 
to," Victoria said. 


Both girls have memories from their high school experience 
that they share, including both being involved in marching 
band and color guard. 

“It has been nice; I’ve met a lot of new people. My color 
guard is like a family,” Victoria said. 

Overall, Victoria enjoyed her past years at Lake Central but 
is relieved to know her high school experience is coming to a 
close. Starting a new life is not easy, however, her time in high 
school has prepared her for her future. 

“I felt more relaxed this year knowing it was the end. I had 
the most friends this year because I made all of them from the 
past four years.” Victoria said. 

Senior year can be a challenge at first, but becomes easier 
with time. Being involved and having supportive friends and 
family members make the four years less difficult. However, 
the years you spend in high school help pave the path for the 
future. Elizabeth and Victoria feel they are prepared to begin 
their own journeys onward to the rest of their lives. 

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Christian Sullivan 
Adam Surowiec 
Jory Swider 
Mariusz Szlembarski 
Brandon Szwet 
Sabrina Talavera 


Tyler Tampauskas 
Meghan Tar 
Jade Tazbir 
Kyle Theil 
James Thomas 
Sydney Thompson 


David Timmer 
Elizabeth Toren 
Victoria Toren 
Stephanie Torres 
Jesse Tragnitz 
James Triska 


Alexander Tsiakopoulos 
Celine Tucker 
Robin Tucker 
Paige Tulk 
Kailee Turnbough 
Christopher Tuskan 


Matthew Tutto 
Giovanni Valente 
Christine Valentin 
Nicholas Vanderbilt 
Emmett VanGundy 
Jonathan VanHecke 


Jessica Vargas 
Ashley Vega 
Nancy Vega 
Nadine Velasquez 
Jeffrey Vervlied 
Allyson Villarreal 


Crystal Voogd 
Matthew Voss 
Zachary Wachowski 
Christopher Wagner 
Jacob Wahlen 



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Alexandra Wail 
Michael Wail 
Zachary Warner 
Ryan Wauchop 
Elijah Weathersby 
Katrine Weiland 


Julie Wellinski 
Maverick Wells 
Ryan Wess 
Sarah West 
Courtney Weston 
Elijah Whitaker 


Keegan Whitney 
Tyler Wideman 
Misty Widing 
Alexandra Widowfield 
Tye Wilburn 
Kelsey Wilkerson 


Aidan Wilkinson 
Justin Williams 
Kyle Witkowski 
Adam Witt 
Andrea Wojnar 
Ryley Wolverton 


Alexander Zamora 
Jonathan Zatorski 
Jamie Zega 
Kevin Zielinski 
Jonathan Znavor 
Gabriella Zwoll 


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Justin Salgado 



Love, 

Mom & Dad 


Congratulations, we are 
so proud of you! All your 
hard work has paid off 
and soon you will be off to 
college. Just remember to 
stay true to yourself and 
you will be successful in 
everything you do. Please 
never forget, we will 
always be here for you. 
Wishing you happiness in 
all you do! 


Justin- 


Jesse Tragnitz 



I can’t believe you are graduating high school 
already! You are my first child and it will be hard 
to let you leave for college. Congratulations! 

I love you. 

Love, 

Mom 


Madison Gomez 



Congratulations Madi Gomez! 

Mom and Dad are so proud of you and we wish you all the 
happiness and success that the future holds for you! 

Remember - “Keep true to the dreams of your youth.” 
^Friedrich Von Schiller. 

We love you “Honey Bunny”!! 



become. 
Love, Mom 


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Zachary Kahn 






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Congratulations Zach! It's so hard to believe that you 
are already graduating from high school! You were 
always such a shy, quiet, little boy and now you're 
grown up to be such an outgoing, confident, young 
man. You are such a giving, generous person, and you 
have the biggest heart of anyone we know. We are 
so proud of the person you’ve become! You also have 
such a creative, entrepreneurial mind, and we know 
that you are going to b successful in whatever path 
you choose to take in life. Good luck in college! You 
are going to have a bright and beautiful future! We love 
you! 

Love, 

Mom, Dad and Ashley 


Adeline Perez 


Michelle Howes 




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My dearest sweet Adeline, you 
graduated and are on your way 
to making all your dreams come 
true. We know that you will 
shine and make this world a 
better place with your beautiful 
artistic talent. You are a strong, 
smart and kind young lady with 
a wonderful soul. Please never 
give up and always do your 
best. You always make us smile 
and we are blessed to have you 
as our daughter. 

With all our love, Mom, Dad & 
Angela. 




Be strong, 
independent, 
and follow your 
dreams. Keep 
your faith; God 
has a plan. You 
will always be 
our sunshine. 
MGC...OPM... 
MLU 

We love you, 
Mom and Dad 


Alyssa Gonzales 


m It seems like 
yesterday we first 
^ brought home, 
our little miracle 
* baby. Since then 
you have brought 
so much joy & 

| laughter into our 
lives. We wish you 
all the best as you 
follow your dreams. Always remember to 
be happy, make the right choices, & never 
give up! We are so proud to call you our 
daughter. Congratulations! Love, Mom, 
Dad. & Tay.or 



Matthew Shaw 



Matthew, 

You are a very 
special young man. 
You are compas¬ 
sionate, kind, and 
thoughtful. We 
love you and are 
very proud of you. 
We know that you 
will be successful 
in life. 

Love, 

Mom, Dad, and 
Sarah 


Aaron Sako 


Breanna DePaulo 


Anthony Hadaad 





Aaron, 

You have always 
been ‘driven’ 
to accomplish 
whatever you've 
set your mind 
to. We are so 
proud of you! 
With much love, 
Mom, Dad, 
Hannah and 
Jacob 



I As parents 
I we have been 
I blessed beyond 
I belief with a 
I loving intelligent 
sweet beauti- 
I ful girl who can 
achieve any 
goal she puts 
j her mind to. So 
proud of you 
today and will be 
forever! 

Love Mom & Dad 



We are so proud 
of you. We 
wish you all the 
happiness and 
success in the 
world. 

All our love, 
Mom, Dad, 
Jennifer, Emily, 
Stephanie, 
Caroline and 
Kimberly 


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>OVER AND OUT 

























Ashley Fitch 



Ashley Sharyn, 

Eighteen years ago out lives 
changed forever. Born on Hal¬ 
loween our “little pumpkin" sure 
has grown into a wonderful 
young lady. We have always beer 
proud of the decisions you have 
made, and your dedication to 
achieving your dream of becom¬ 
ing a doctor. We always knew in 
our hearts that you were meant tc 
do great things. Even though you 
will be far away at college, we will always be 
here for you! Dream big! 

Love, Mom, Dad. Cliff and Adam 


Christine Addison 


We are so proud 
of you and every¬ 
thing you have 
accomplished. 
We knew from 
the moment we 
saw you that you 
were something 
special. We love 
you with all of our 
hearts! 

Love, 

Mom & Dad 


Carli Gill 


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Love you and 
are proud of 
the unique and 
vibrant woman 
you have 
become. Listen 
to your heart 
as you journey 
through life 
and make your 
dreams come 
true! 


Alyssa Hulett 



Dear Alyssa, 

Your father and I are very proud of everything you have accom¬ 
plished. You have become a beautiful and smart young woman. 
This next year will be filled with many changes and adventures. 
Please embrace and enjoy every minute. We all love you and wish 
you years of happiness because that’s what you have given us. 

Love always, 

Dad, Mom, Brenden and Andrew 


Abigail Miller 



Brianna Shoemaker 



Celine Tucker 


We are SO proud 

' . Celine you have 

of you, your 

& ■ jk grown from this 

accomplishments, 

little to a 

and who you've 

beautiful young 

grown to become! 

woman. We are 

Continue to follow 

so proud of you 

your dreams ... 

and love 

happiness and 

I Mom. Dad and 

success will 

Mia too xxoo 

follow. 


Love, 


Mom. Dad and 


Morgan 



Andrew Pharazyn 


Congratulations Abi! Baby girl is all grown up and graduating. 

The time went way too fast but we are blessed with so many great 
memories. We are so proud of you and of the amazing young lady 
you have become. You are beautiful, intelligent, outgoing, funny, 
and determined. You are the best daughter and sister a family 
could ask for. Believe in yourself, follow your dreams and enjoy all 
that is yet to come. May your future be filled with love, laughter, 
and success. We love & cherish you Peanut! 

Love, 

Mom, Dad and Luke 



We have been truly blessed. You 
are an amazing son with such a 
promising future. You have so much 
to be proud of. We can't believe you 
are graduating from high school and 
college bound. As you start the next 
chapter in your life. Know we are 
so proud of the wonderful man you 
have become. Believe in yourself. 
We will always be there to support 
you in every way. Whatever your 
future holds, we know you will be 
successful. We love you. 

Love, 

Mom, Dad & Matthew 


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Samantha Gross 


In a blink of an eye you transformed from an adorable 
little mush ball into an amazing and adorable young 
woman. Throughout the years you have given us a 
tremendous amount of joy and happiness. Your aca¬ 
demic excellence gives us an amazing sense of pride, 
we know you will go far in life and continue to grow 
and achieve your goals. As a journalist, we know you 
will continue to express your own ideas and make your 
mark on the world. Every stage of your life has been 
spectacular and we are so excited to share your future 
with you. As you enter new challenges we advise you 
to stick to the core values you have developed over 
the past 18 years and certainly good things will follow. 
Remember always, “hard work pays off!” Good luck as 
you move on to the next exciting phase of your life. 
Love, Mom & Dad 


Christine Foreman 


Cory Dickelman 


Julia Demma 


It's hard to 
believe you’re all 
grown-up and 
going to college. 
We are so proud 
of you. Con¬ 
gratulations and 
success to our 
beautiful, bright, 
and talented 
daughter. 


Hannah Pittman 


Cory, 

You have grown 
up to be such 
a loving and 
intelligent young 
man. We are so 
blessed to be 
your parents/ 
brother. We wish 
you success, love 
and happiness 
throughout your 
life. 

Love, Mom, Dad 
and Kyle 






Congratulations Hannah, we are 
proud of you. As we reflect back 
from preschool through High 
School, you have always given 
your best. You are an amaz¬ 
ing, talented young lady, with 
a tender loving heart. You have 
always shown great school spirit, 
with a passion for art. Follow 
your dreams, stay true to who 
you are and your beliefs. 

We Love you. 

Mom and Dad 


Dear Julianna, 

It really does go by in a blink, 

I remember your first day of 
Kindergarten, you were so 
READY waiting all morning to 
leave, always so independent 
and confident in yourself. 

From very early, you knew you 
weren’t meant to stay here. 
California dreams were all you 
talked about. In the second 
picture of you on your way 
to San Diego State, so sure about your future. We know you’ll become a strong, 
independent adult who will contribute to our world and make it better. We have been 
soblessedandsopr^udtocallyoudaughter. Love Mom & Dad 


Geoffrey Pucci 


Geoff, you are as 
cute today as you 
were then! Wow 
what an amazing 
young man you 
are! We are so 
proud of you! 
Never stop reach¬ 
ing for the stars! 
Love you tons, 
Mom & Dad 


Hannah Pokraka 


To our beautiful 
daughter, we 
cannot believe 
how fast time has 
gone. We are so 
proud of all you 
have accom¬ 
plished and what 
your future holds. 
Love, 

Mom and Dad 


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Charles Alexa 




Chuckie, 

have brought so much joy 
and laughter to our lives. Your 
witty remarks are legendary at 
family gatherings. We treasure the 
time spent watching you compete 
in sports, especially on the base¬ 
ball field. 

We admire the calm, cool col¬ 
lected competitor you have 
become. We can't wait to 
see what amazing things you 
accomplish at the next level, both academically and athletically. We are so proud of 
the young man you have become and know you have the confidence to achieve your 
aoals. Love. Mom and Dad 

3 - ■ - 


Kelly Massei 


Lauren Bustamante 


Congratulations 
Kelly! You are 
an amazing, 
creative, very 
talented artist 
and we know 
you will make 
all your dreams 
come true! 

Love, Mom, 

& Katie 


Lauren, you were 
named after your 
dad “Lawrence." 
People with your 
name have a 
deeper desire to 
serve humanity and 
focus on achieve¬ 
ment. Dream big, 
work hard, explore 
life and most 
important ENJOY 
YOUR JOURNEY. 
Love Dad and Mom 






Jamie Zega 


You are intel¬ 
ligent. You are 
strong. You are 
compassionate. 
You are kind. 
You are witty. 
You are loved. 
You are my sun¬ 
shine. 

And I am proud. 
Mom 


Genevieve Blessing 


— 


Jenna Blessing, 
Our shining star! 
Always crack¬ 
ing us up. Keep 
dancing, laughing, 
learning, loving, 
living: Time goes 
so fast, enjoy 
your journey! Your 
future is as bright 
as you are! Go IU 
Love you 
Dad, Mom, Jade 
and Sweet Pea 


Daniel Mikrut 


Jonathan Landl 


Kaitlyn Badger 


When we look at this picture from preschool graduation, we see a 
sweet boy who stole our hearts. And when we look at you as you 
graduate from high school we see a young man with a kind heart 
and a caring personality. We are so proud of the person you have 
become. With your ambition and drive you will achieve all of your 
goals and dreams. During this next phase of your life, when you 
head off to college, remember who you are and stay true to that! 
Please never lose that. It’s who you are! 

Love you to the moon and back, Mom, Dad and Sami <3 


JonJon, we are 
very proud of the 
wonderful and 
responsible 
young adult 
you've become. 
Through the 
years, you have 
been through a 
lot of difficult sit¬ 
uations and you have grown stronger as a 
result of your actions. You are coming to 
the end of this milestone in your life and 
beginning new adventures. 

Love, Mom, Dad & Mason 


Jillian DeGroot 


Katie. 

From the moment 
we first held you 
in our arms our 
lives have been 
enriched and 
brightened by 
your laughter, cre¬ 
ativity and sense 
of wonder. You are 
what is best in us 
and we could not 
be more proud. 
Love, Mom and 
Dad 


Jill, it has been so much fun to share in your accomplishments and 
I am excited for the next chapter in your life’s story. No words can 
express that love and gratitude I feel for you! Never stop playing 
and always shoot for the moon! 

Love, Mom 

You have always been a role model for me. In my eyes, no one 
could be better. I know you will achieve amazing things in life. 
When you leave for college, I’ll be sad to see you go, but happy to 
see you succeed. I’m so proud of you! 

Love, Emma 


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Jacob Gouwen 



Jacob, you have grown up so quickly. We are so proud of you! 

It’s been a joy to see you grow up into such a fine young man. 

You have a bright future ahead of you and we look forward to 
seeing you begin a new chapter in your life. Remember that 
everything is possible and follow your dreams. Love, Mom & Dad. 


Paige Lockhart 



My only baby 
has grown up to 
be a beautiful, 
intelligent, strong 
young lady. I am 
so proud of you 
and all you have 
accomplished. 
Live the life you 
love and make a 
difference! 

Love, Madre 


Rachel DiNino 



Congratulations Rachel! We are so proud 
of you! You are a beautiful and very tal¬ 
ented young woman. Follow your dreams 
and reach for the stars! 

Love, Mom, Dad & Renee 


Connor Gabouer 



Connor- 

From the very start you have had 
such a joy about you; the way 
' you take every day and get the 
r ~ most out of it. We are very proud 
f * of the fine young man you have 
g I become today. As you enter the 
next part of your life we hope you 
£ continue to find joy in each and 
every day. We look forward to 
^ * watching you take on the chal- 

* lenges ahead with determination, 

thoughtfulness, and kindness. 
Love, Mom & Dad 


Marisa Repasi 



Dear Marisa, 

It seems like just 
yesterday you 
were starting pre¬ 
school and now 
you are graduat¬ 
ing high school 
and going off to 
college. 18 Years 
goes by too fast. 
We are so proud 
of you! 

Love. Mom, Dad. 
Bobby, and Kellie 


Mary Mulligan 


Jaide Martinez 





Mary, 

Congratulations! 
We love your 
happy nature, 
contagious smile 
and humor. Good 
luck in college. 

J Remember the 
sky is the limit. 
Love you always, 
Mom, Dad, Kris¬ 
tine and Suzanne 



Emily Mueller 



Our dearest Emily, you have 
filled our lives with such 
happiness. Who would have 
thought 18 years would go so 
fast. You have become such 
a beautiful young woman that 
we are so proud of. You have 
accomplished so many things 
already and you have so many 
more to come. We have such 
confidence that you will achieve 
all you set out to do. You have 
never settled for less! 

With all our love, Mom, Dad, 


My little Jaidey is about to 
begin one of the greatest 
journeys of her life. On this 
bittersweet occasion, my 
heart bursts with pride at the 
accomplishments you have 
achieved. As the world is 
about to open up for you, 
always remember to aim for 
the stars, strive to work hard 
and don’t be afraid to fall. I 
will always be there to support | 
you, but I trust in your strength 
and resilience to pick yourself up and keep on going. 

Enjoy life, work hard, and always be yourself!! 

With Love Always, 

Mom 


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Kailee Turnbough 


Kaileigh Kramer-Stephens 



Kailee, we are so proud of 
you! You have accomplished 
so much at LCHS. Achieving 
academic honors and being 
inducted to NHS, winning a 
state cheerleading champion¬ 
ship in your junior year are 
just a few. You make us very 
proud. We love you! 

Love, 

Mom, Dad, Zack, and Ashlee 


Rebecca Albright 


Jason Elrod 



Rebecca, 

We couldn’t 
be more proud 
of your many 
accomplish¬ 
ments, but we 
are even more 
proud of the 
amazing young 
woman you have 
become. 

We love you! 
Mom, Dad, Chris 
& Rachel 



sweet little boy 
you were to the 
loving & caring 
man you have 
become, we are 
proud to call you 
our son. We are 
impressed with of 
all your hard work 
during your journey through high school 
and the goals you have set for your future. 
Congratulations! 

H...j & K .-.t jS, M( n )& u ■ ■ : 


Jason Layne 
Elrod. From the 



Kaileigh, since you were little we knew there was something very 
special about you and you have excelled in life. You are funny, 
beautiful and so smart. The house will be different without you 
when you attend college. You already know we are very proud of 
you so we would rather focus now on your future. Now you look 
toward your occupation and your own family one day. The world is 
yours - continue to tell yourself that you can do it and remember 
that voice nudging you further is your mom and dad saying, “You 
rock!” 


Brooke Lambert 


Reilly Cosgrove 


Rory Gard 




Brooke- High school graduation, 
a time to close a chapter of your 
story while looking eagerly to the 
next. You have achieved admirably, 
both academically and athletically 
at LC, and we are proud of you. 

We admire you for your deter¬ 
mination, focus, and hard work, 
attributes that have defined your 
success at LC. Even more impor¬ 
tantly, it’s who you are as a person 
that really sets you apart. You are 
kind, sweet, thoughtful, insight¬ 
ful, contemplative, and caring. As 
you move into the next chapter of 
your life, put God first, stay true 
to yourself, maintain your genuine 
personality, and be thoughtful of 
others. 

Love, Dad & Mom 



Reilly, you have 
a bright and 
exciting future 
ahead of you! 
We love you! 
Mom, Dad, and 
Zach 



Rory, 

It seems like 
yesterday you 
were starting 
pre-school, and 
now you are 
graduating. We 
are so proud 
of the young 
man you have 
become. Keep 
working hard and always remember we 
believe in you! 

Love, Mom, Dad, Ricky, and Vicki 


Lauren Myers 




Lauren, where do we begin? 
How can it be that our little 
girl is graduating, you're 
eth baby' It seems like just 
yesterday that you were 
attending White Oak and 
now you are heading off to 
college. We cannot tell you 
enough how proud we are of 
you and everything you have 
accomplished in the past 
twelve years. We know that 
you are going to do great in college and wherever your path takes you, you will 
succeed. Good luck Lauren we love you! Love, Dad. Mom, & Courtney 


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Eve Mendoza 


Ryan Polito 


Sarah Pedersen 


Valerie Graves 


Zachary Buntin 


Victoria Brazzale 


Victoria- The years have gone so quickly and as much as we miss 
our ToriaLoria - and the mischief she would get into - we don’t 
want to go back from the amazing woman that you are becom¬ 
ing. You are so beautiful, smart, and let’s not forget - talented. We 
are so impressed with your strength and courage and even more 
blessed to have you as our baby. Don’t forget to keep pushing 
for what you want - we will always be right behind you. Always 
remember your faith and your family and may God continue to 
bless you. Oh - and don’t forget what Mehm said! 

Love- Mom and Dad 


Mom, Dad and Isaac 


Ryan, we are 
so proud of the 
awesome young 
man that you 
have become! 
Dream big! The 
world is yours! 

Love always, 
Mom & Wajew 
Dad & Linda 


Valerie Rauch 


We are so 
proud of you. 
We love you 
so much. God 
bless you 
always, Val. 
Love, Dad, 
Mamy, Dawn, 
David, Shay, 
Wes, Rouge, 
Boddy 


Kaitlyn Kelly 


You are the most creative, vivacious, beautiful and persistent young 
lady the world is yet to know. We have been so lucky to be with 
you on your adventures through your first 18 years and are so 
proud of you. We are certain that anything you wish to achieve is 
within your grasp. We look forward to seeing what comes next. 
Congratulations! We love you. 


Sydney Ollearis 


Love, Dad, Mom, 
John, Ross 


You are a 
patient, kind and 
beautiful young 
woman. You 
bring laughter 
into our house! 
We are so 
“lucky" to be 
your parents! 

We love you 
more- Mom & 
Dad 


desires. 


Kaitlyn Kelly, 

We have watched you grow 
from a chunky little baby into 
a mature, smart and beauti¬ 
ful young woman. We have 
enjoyed every minute of it. You 
are truly a blessing to our life. 
You are not the most talkative 
person we know so when you 
start to speak we know to listen, 
because it must be important. 
Congratulations on graduating 
high school early. We are truly the luckiest and proudest parents to have you as our 
daughter. We will love you forever our most special gift. 

,LQve. Padand Mom 


Dear Sarah, 
You’re a smart, 
lovely young 
lady. We're very 
proud of you and 
your accomplish¬ 
ments! Good 


luck at IU and 


we’re always 
here for you! 


We know you are 
going to make the 
world a brighter 
and better place. 
We are so proud 
of you and love 
you with all our 
hearts. Family is 
forever! 

Love, 

Dad, Mom, & Nick 


We couldn’t have 
imagined a more 
perfect you if we 
tried. We are so 
very proud of 
^ how talented and 
good-hearted 
* you have grown 
£ U P *° be. Always 
■ follow your heart, 
dreams, and 


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Kelli Frieling 


Kennedy Phalen 





Kelli, 

We can’t believe it’s already 
time for you to graduate! It has 
been so much fun watching 
you grow up to the beautiful 
young lady that you are! You 
have made us so proud in how 
you’ve handled yourself with 
all the decisions you've had to 
make this year. Continue giving 
your best and you will go far! 


Love you! Dad, Mom & Rachel 



Tracilyn Muszalski 


I Tracilyn Muszalski - 
I OH WOW! Eighteen years, 

I where have they gone? My 
sweet little girl, you have become 
such a beautiful, intelligent, 
caring young lady and we are so 
very proud of you! Congratula¬ 
tions on your graduation from 
Lake Central. We are so excited 
for you to start the next chapter 
in your life...college 1 WE know 
you will succeed in whatever you 

choose to do. Please, be yourself, be proud and ENJOY!! Love, Mom and Dad 



Nicole, 

Congratulations! Very well done on all of your accomplishments 
so far. You are smart, beautiful, funny, and we are so lucky to have 
you in our lives. The next couple of years will be fun and exciting 
for you. You will be good at whatever you choose to do. We love 
you so much! 

Mom, Dad, & Zac 



Kennedy, 

So you’ve graduated high school and had a wonderful 18 years. The great 
times and accomplishments are small compared to what lies ahead. The 
wonderful times you’ve had with your family and countless friends are great 
memories for you to cherish forever. Your success in school and accep¬ 
tance into Purdue show what you can achieve academically. It is so difficult 
to let go of our baby girl, but there is a world out there for you to conquer. 
Your charm, charisma, sense of humor, and beautiful smile has always put 
smiles on our faces. You are always so fun to be around, you light up a 
room! With those wonderful traits you can go far in life! We’ll always love 
you and look forward to watching you grow into a terrific young woman! 
Best of luck to a successful future! 

Love, Mom, Dad, Quinn, Kramer & Keller 


Bridget Protsman 






Dearest Bridget, 

We are so proud of you. 
We are proud of how 
hard you work at school, 
at work, and at home to 
be the best person you 
can possibly be. We 
are proud that you are a 
“glass half full" person 
who embraces life and 
finds the joy and light in 
nearly everything. We 
are proud of how your 
life goals are focused on 
serving others, (includ¬ 
ing your brother, who 
adores you). You make us 
very happy. You are our 
Christmas miracle and 
we love you more than 
you can possibly know. 
Love, Dad, Mom, and 
Matt 


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Matthew Meneghetti 


Katie, 

We are so proud of the truly amazing person you have become. 
From a shy little girl to a fierce competitor, you have been an inspi¬ 
ration to all of us with your determination and work ethic. You are a 
beautiful, caring 

young lady, who can and will do many great things in life. Good 
luck in college, and remember: 

Dreams really do come true! 

All our love, 

Mom and Dad 


We are so proud of the intel¬ 
ligent, motivated, hard working 
man you have become. We 
never had to push, you always 
pushed yourself. Shooting 
baskets in the driveway for 
hours or practicing golf. You are 
always determined to do better. 
It has been a blast watching 
you compete in sports and we 
appreciate your dedication. 
Follow your dreams and never 
give up!! We love you more 
than words can say! 

Your parents and family 


Francis Jagiella 


Trey, 

You are a wonderful son! It has 
been a privilege to watch you 
grow from an innocent, loving 
baby into the intelligent, loving 
young man that you are today. 
You will be missed while you are 
at college and you are pursuing 
bigger and better things and 
achieving your dreams. Wish¬ 
ing you a lifetime of love, faith, 
happiness and success! We will 
always be proud of you! 

Love, Mom, Dad and Taylor xo 


Rachel Engelhaupt 


Kaitlyn Speckman 


Eighteen years ago, God 
blessed us with our little boy. It 
seems as if only a few precious 
seconds have passed since we 
first held you, but somewhere in 
busy moments, you have 
grown into a wonderful, caring, 
handsome man. You have always 
exceeded our expectations and 
made us proud. From your aca¬ 
demic success to being a great 
athlete, words cannot express 
the joy you have given us. As you head to Purdue, know that anything is possible, 
follow your dreams, and set your goals high! With all our love, Mom and Dad 


Katie, Congratulations! Words cannot describe how proud we are of 
you and all of your accomplishments. Graduation! This is a day I hope 
you will remember for a lifetime. It represents a lot of hard work that 
you have dedicated to your education and your passion for dancing. It 
seems like just yesterday that I was taking you to high school for your 
first day at LC. You have made a lot of good friends and memories 
along the way! Now another chapter begins. College will bring new 
challenges and opportunities. Embrace it. We will always support you. 
Best wishes and all of our love as you begin your journey at IU Bloom¬ 
ington! 

Love, Mom & Dad 


Rachel, 18 years ago, you 
came into our world giving 
us much joy and happiness. 
Since then, we’ve seen you 
grow into the beautiful young 
lady you are today. You’ve 
made us proud many times 
throughout your life as we are 
sure you will continue to do. 
With your intelligence and 
drive, success is just around 
the corner. 

Love, Mom and Dad 


Michael DeYoung 


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Adrian Delgado 


Jacob Mercado 



Congratulations Adrian, 

Follow your dreams, find your happiness and 
keep making me proud. 

Love, Mom 




Jacob, 

We are so proud of the 
responsible young man 
you have become. May 
your dreams for your future 
be plentiful and may God 
Bless and Protect you 
always! 

“Congratulations!” 

With all my heart, Mom, 
Dad, Jessie and Grace 
Ann. 



Senior year is a year of letting go. 
When being parents becomes a 
complicated mixture of pushing 
you forward and wanting to hold 
you back. As we shed a few tears 
at the idea of you growing up, we 
are also very excited for you to 
embrace this next phase of your 
life. Have fun, work hard, enjoy 
every single day and remember 
that you are loved more than you 
could possibly imagine. We are 
so proud. Love always, 

Mom, Dave, Gram Chris, Brett 


Matthew Carlton 


Jennifer Delbovo 



Wow, you blessed my life 18 years ago and continued 
to amaze me every day. I am so proud of the young man 
you have become, strong, proud, and passionate about 
your beliefs. Always remember Momma loves you and 
don’t ever be afraid of the path life’s journey takes you. 
Embrace it and enjoy the ride. :) 

Love you, 

Mom and Dan 



Jennifer, 

It’s hard to believe eighteen years have passed and you’re now 
college-bound! It seems it was only yesterday that you were our 
busy little girl, always “doing” and “creating” and so full of life. It 
has been an absolute joy watching you grow from our loving baby 
girl to a caring and loyal young woman with a generous, sensitive, 
and fun-loving spirit. We are so proud of you the young woman 
you have become. May your life be filled with much love, health and 
happiness. And may all your dreams come true. You Go Jenny Girl! 
We love you, 

Mom and Dad 


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Dear Maneet, 

We brought you home on a cold winter night in 1995. You have 
grown up into a beautiful daughter and a loving sister. Today you 
are ready to step out to find a piece of the world of your own. 

We believe in you and your vision. Always stand up for what you 
believe in. Go out there and live your dream. We are with you in 
every step of your journey. We hope someday you are able to have 
a pet dog named Brownie. Good luck and best wishes. 


Matthew Voss 


Congratulations 
Matthew! We are 
so proud of you! 

I You are the best 
son/brother we 
| could ask for! 
Good luck in 
college! 

, Love, Dad, Mom, 
Ashley and Abby 


Brandy Gabe 


We are so 
proud of your 
accomplish¬ 
ments and are 
excited about 
your future. 
Keep striv¬ 
ing to achieve 
everything you 
desire. Your 
intelligence, 
beauty and ambition will guide you as will 
our love. 

Love Mom, Dad, Megan & Taylor 


Maneet Mander 


Shaina Daniels 


Shaina, 

We are so proud of the beautiful person you have become! You 
made our job as parents easy! We could not ask for anything 
more. We are so excited to see what your future holds. We love 
you and will always be here for you. Congratulations. 

Love, 

Mom & Dad & Michael 


Sydney Thompson 




“I carry your heart with me (I carry it in my heart) I am never without it 
(anywhere I go you go, my dear, and whatever is done 
By only me is your doing, my darling)” - E. E. Cummings 

Sydney, 

God gave me a beautiful baby girl and you have grown into a beauti¬ 
ful young woman. I can’t imagine what my life would have been 
like without you in it. Words cannot express the love I have for you. 
Continue to follow all your dreams and you will succeed. You are my 
everything and I am so proud of you. 

Love, 

Momma Erika 


We are very proud and honored 
to call Sophie our daughter. She 
is a fun-loving, hard-working, 
caring person that has never 
been afraid of a challenge. She 
has always stayed true to herself 
and has remained a feisty, red¬ 
headed, beautiful person (inside 
and out) with a free spirit and an 
infectious laugh. We wish you 
much happiness, success, love 
and peace as you enter the next 
chapter of your life. We love you 
very much! Forever, Mom, Dad, 


Love, 

Mom & Dad 


Sophie Sablich 


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fin, Michael Norcutt, Marco Dominguez, Cory Brackett Row 2: Nikola Paic, Jacob Stewart, Quinn Paprocki, Malik Suleiman, Jacob Dulski, Andrew VanDenburgh, 
Matthew Kruszewski, Desmond Brown, Robert Pawlak, Luke Sutherland, John Gbur, Brandon Scott Row 3: Zeke Doe, Antwan Davis, Jordan Goodwin, Jake Turn- 
gren, Gino Solis, Jacob Dunn, Charles Sykes, Michael Goin, Samuel Kirmani, Brian Rice, Christopher Lessentine, Kenneth Singleton, Mitchell Oskam Row 4: Juan 
Rivera, Devin Lundin, Jesse Ruiz, Victor Bolivar, Collin Keylor, Kyle Freel, Elijah Whitaker, Thomas Winker, Tyler Payne, Joseph Schneider, Alec Olund, Lucas San¬ 
chez, Colin Studer, Conrad Spizewski Row 5: Jeremy Pietrzak, Jake Wisniewski, Devon Wright, Jake Johnston, Timothy Matthews, Michael Taylor, Jesse Tragnitz, 
Nico Solis, Harrison Gordon, Brandon Cure, Daniel Heinrikson, Matthew Djordjevich, Drew Tuemer Row 6: Trevor Miller, Thomas Quinn. Nathan Aponte, Anthony 
Williams, Josh Prather, Walter Dahlkamp, Calvin Williams, Jeffery Riis, Cody Shultz, Gelen Robinson, Ryan Bereda, Daniel Duvnjak, Ethan Darter, Justin Mender 
Back row: Megan Kirby, Bnanna Roethler, Jennifer Ruiz, Madison Kelly, Coach Nicholas Stoming, Coach Garrett Gray, Coach Michael Bork, Head Coach Brett St. 
Germain, Coach Brian Jones, Coach Tom Halterman, Head Athletic Trainer Chris Hall, Assistant Athletic Trainer Lydia Morgan, Mike Skvarek, Kennedy Phalen, Drew 
Gray, Valerie Rauch 


1. Lucas San¬ 
chez (11) and 
Alec Olund (12) 
Photo by: Bridget 
Protsman 

2. Antwan Davis 
(11) Photo by: 
Anne Riddermg 

3. Ethan Darter 

( 10 ) 

Photo by: Jean- 
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Back Row: Coach Jereme Rainwater, Coach Cory Juran, 
Josh Dulski, Damian Navarro, Miguel Palacios, Chandler 
Duncanson, Michael Horvath, Nikko Vuckovic, Justin MacNeill, 
Mohammed Hijaz, Coach Shawn Thomas 
Front Row: Alex Reed, Daniel Picioski, Eric Santiago, 
Bernado Oseguara, Jason Lionberg, Austin Chuckaluk, 
Michael Zubeck, Jacob Galvan, Enrique Dominguez, Brandon 
Oseguara 


Andrean 

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Crown Point 

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South Bend 

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Portage 

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Chesterton 

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Merrillville 

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1. Micheal Cortez 

( 10 ) 

Photo by: Jessica 
McCullough 

2. The JV Boys 
Soccer team 
Photo by: Jessica 
McCullough 

3. Kyle Kil (11) 
Photo by: Zach¬ 
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Front row: Daniel Diaz, Keith Gutierrez, Drew Nicolaou, D.J. DeVries, Peyton Lessentine, Brett Morris, Joshua Drosos, Maxwell King, Logan Rechlicz, Jacob Mar¬ 
shall, Zachary Doe Row 2 Tyler Garrison, Nate Grimmer, Brandon Piunti, John Villanueva, Tyler Hoevker Hoff, David McKinney, Tyler Cline, Dylan Schwader, Derrick 
Watkins, Nicholas Lucas, Gage Glista, Kyle Holman Row 3: Joey Szydlo, Michael Pena, Justin Ratulowski, Joshua Benson, Ian Littrell, Justin All, Carl Lyza III, Cam¬ 
eron Parkinson, Walker Brummett, Anthony Garcia, Hunter Elizondo Row 4:Dakota Barnnett, Michael Winker, Nathaniel Jackson, Thomas Sarsfield, Kyle Paul, Sam 
Opacic, Nathan Bland, Quinn Kaurich, Adam Maluchnik, Aaron Chadd Row 5: Austin Atkins, Antonio Pavloski, Ryan Decker, Sam Barnhart, Derek Pass, Aaron 
Benninghoff, Isaiah Huppenthal, Michael Townsend, Collin Knaley, Andrew Pruitt, Christopher Fundich, Tyler Frank Back row: Scott Freckelton, Brian Tomson, Jeff 
Sherman 


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Munster 

14-14 T 

Kankakee Valley 

32-30 W 

Portage 

38-28 W 

Crown Point 

28-14 W 

LaPorte 

35-6 L 

Michigan City 

40-0 W 

Chesterton 

7-6 L 

Merrillville 

52-38 L 

Valparaiso 

40-14 L 





1. Freshman 
Football team 
Photo by: 
Meggan Glista 

2. Freshman 
Football team 
Photo by: 
Meggan Glista 

3. Christopher 
Gillespie (9) 
Photo by: 
Meggan Glista 



1. The Varsity 
Boys Soccer 
team 

Photo by: Jillian 
Wilschke 

2. Jorge Trujillo 
(11) Photo by 
Hannah Sonner 

3. Everett Sand¬ 
ers (12) Photo by: 
Kristen Copple 



Andrean 

4-1 W 

Crown Point 

4-0 L 

South Bend 

3-0 L 

Highland 

3-2 W 

Michigan City 

1-0 L 

Portage 

1-0 L 

LaPorte 

2-1 W 

Chesterton 

1-0 L 

Munster 

C 

Valparaiso 

7-0 L 

Guerin 

2-2 T 

Catholic 


Highland 

1-0 L 

Merrillville 

1-0 L 

Griffith 

2-0 W 



Front Row: Enrique Dominguez, Michael McClelland, Trevor 
Clapman, Ogi Janjus, Jorge Trujillo, Joshua Ramirez, Geoff 
Pucci, Christopher Baranowski, Kyle Kil 
Back Row: Coach Jereme Rainwater, Ben Klebs. Nathan 
Puch, Nikko Kolintzas. Anthony Doreski, Nikola Tepsic. Samuel 
Willis, Michael Flores, Everett Sanders, Coach Cory Juran, 
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Crown Point 

25-18,25-17 

LC invite 

1 st place 

Highland 

25-16, 25-7 

Munster 

25-22,25-18 

Chesterton 

25-15,25-23 

Portage 

25-17,25-15 

Michigan City 25-7, 25-8 

Merrillville 

25-11,25-13 

Calumet 

25-6, 25-8 

LaPorte 

18-25, 

25-23,15-12 

Valparaiso 

24- 25, 

25- 16,14-15 

Lowell 

25-18, 25-8 

Fairfield 

25-16,25-16 

Marian 

25-19, 
23-25, 15-8 

Mishawaka 

24- 25, 

25- 22,15-10 

Penn 

23-25, 

25-21,14-15 


Wheeler 

4-1 W 

Munster 

5-0 L 

Highland 

3-2 W 

East Chicago 

5-0 W 

Crown Point 

5-0 L 

Lowell 

4-1 W 

Portage 

4-1 W 

Chesterton 

3-2 W 

Valparaiso 

5-0 L 

LaPorte 

3-2 L 

Michigan City 

4-1 W 

Merrillville 

3-2 W 

Kankakee Valley 4-1 W 

Lowell 

4-1 W 

Crown Point 

5-0 L 

Crawfordsville 

2nd place 

Lafayette Invite 

7th place 

Delta Invite 

7th place 


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Back row: Richard Larson (9), John Mamelson (10), Kollin 
Vos (9), Coach Dave Cafmeyer, Eric Shrader (12), Luke Oboy 
(12), Milos Lukic (10) 

Middle row: Timo Janssens (10), Evan Leatherman (9), 
James Lafakis (11), Michael Hemmerling (10), Alex Pinkus 
(12), Thomas Ruzga (12), Raymond Pollalis (11) 

Front row: Chase Owczarzak (11), Jacob Navarra(11), Brett 
Balicki (10), Keith Crawford (9), Nicholas Brandner (11) 


1. James 
Lafakis (11) 
Photo by: Jillian 
Wilschke 2. 
Luke Oboy 
(12) Photo by: 
Jillian Wilschke 
3. Nicholas 
Brandner Photo 
by: Cassidy 
Niewiadomski 


1. Linda Morton (9), 
Julia Zlotkowski (10), 
Courtney Kreykes 
(10) 2. Members of 
the JV volleyball team 
3. Linda Morton (9) 
4. Natasa Beader 
(10) and Bnanna 
Mills (10) 5. Nicole 
Milaszewski (9), 
Grace Mercado (10), 
Brianna Mills (10), 
MacKenzie Evers 
(10) Photos by: 
Samantha Gross 


Front row: Alyssa Born (11), MacKenzie Evers (10), Nicole 
Milaszewski (9), Brianna Mills (10), Grace Mercado (10), 
Rachel Gross (10). 

Back row: Courtney Kreykes (10), Natasa Beader (10), Linda 
Morton (9), Jacqueline Eader (10), Jennifer Einterz (11), Julia 
Zlotkowski (10), Coach Jennifer Fandl 































Marquette 

25-10,25-14 

Fishers 

25-19, 25-18 

Christian ACA 25-18, 25-14 

Hamiliton 

22-25, 27-29 

Fort Wayne 

18-25, 24-26 

Highland 

25-17,25-21, 

25-18 

Munster 

19-25, 15-25 

Chesterton 

25-14,25-13, 

25-22 

New Prairie 

19-25, 19-25 

Muncie Burris 25-1 7, 25-20 

Penn HS 

18-25, 25-18, 
15-8 

LaPorte 

25-21,25-16, 

25-20 

Valparaiso 

25-19,24-26, 

9-15 

Calumet 

25-9, 25-19 

Crown Point 

25-20, 23-25, 
25-14, 27-29 

Portage 

25-13,25-14, 

25-17 

Michigan City 25-18,25-14, 
25-23 

Merrillville 

25-17,25-14, 

25-11 

Sectional: 

22-25, 25-20, 

Munster 

19-25, 16-25 


Andrean 

25-18,25-17 

Highland 

25-18,23-25, 

15-14 

Munster 

25-22,25-18 

Chesterton 

25-11,25-11 

Crown Point 

23-25,22-25 

Portage 

25-15,25-15 

Michigan City 25-13, 25-7 

LaPorte 

25-12,21-25, 

11-15 

Valparaiso 

25-19,25-18 

Lowell 

25-11,25-11 

Hanover 

25-24,10-25, 

15-11 

Morgan 

25-25,25-10, 

15-11 

Wheeler 

25-22,25-11 

Bishop Noll 

25-9, 25-7 


Front row: Olivia Oster (9), Thalia Perez (9), Frances 
Kornelick (9). Christina Gomez (9), Caitlyn Magdziak (9), 
Jacqueline Hoffman (9) 

Back row: Mhejhana Williams (9), Jenna Garza (9), Morgan 
Calligan (9), Coach Lindsay Thompson, Anna Mihajlovic (9), 
Kelly Orze (9), Rachel Furmanek (9) 


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leyball team Photo by: Alayna 
Wallace 2. Rylee Ollearis (10) 
Photo by: Alyssa Born 3. Rylee 
Ollearis (10) Photo by: Court¬ 
ney Kreykes 4. Alyssa Stepney 
(11) and Samantha Anderson 
(10) Photo by: Alyssa Born 5. 
Varsity volleyball team Photo 
by: Courtney Kreykes 


Front row: Danielle Ellis (11), Alyssa Stepney (11), Saman¬ 
tha Anderson (10), Stephanie Spigolon (10), Rylee Ollearis 
(10), Taylor Ellis (11) 

Back row: Coach Tinberg, Katherine Stepanian (12), Julia 
Kruzan (10), Megan Malatestinic (12), Alex Davids (11), Victo¬ 
ria Gardenhire (10), Brooke Renner (11), Coach Bill Gray 


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Back Row: Assistant Coach Don Reed, Joshua Weissbeck 

(11) , Joshua Rech (12), Tokoda Potts (10), Indy-Han Mesman 

(12) , Brian St. John (11), Justin Price (10), Jacob Koontz (10), 
Roger Jachna (12), Steven Sweeney (11), Kyle Massa (10), 
Ryan West (9), Head Coach Jeff Rhody 

Middle Row: Zachary Hupp (10), Antonio Ortiz (10). 

Brandon Long (11), Cole Reynolds (10), Andrew Lane (12), 
Michael Lucas (10), Colin Chenoweth (11), Daniel Gustas 
(12), Riley Parks (10), Tyler Kramer-Stephens (10) 

Front Row: Anthony Smierciak (9), Gavin Baisa (9), Mat¬ 
thew Blair (9), Cole Easterday (10), Matt Garton (10), Jeremy 
Putnam (10), Casey Garvey (10), Kameron Konapasek (10) 
Cosmo Demir (10) 


Rudy Skorupa 2nd 

Merrillville 

15-50 W 

Harrison 

6th 

Chesterton 

15-49 W 

Michigan City 

15-50 W 

Lowell 

2nd 

Portage 

32-25 L 

Crown Point 

32-23 L 

Valparaiso 

39-20 L 

LaPorte 

28-27 L 

Culver 

18th 

DAC 

3rd 

Sectionals 

2nd 

Regionals 

3rd 

Semi-State 

23rd 


1. Brandon Long 
Photo by: Jillian 
Wilschke 2. Boys 
Cross Country 
Team and Coach 
Don Reed 
Photo by: Abigail 
Peppm 3. Zach¬ 
ary Hupp and 
Tyler Kramer- 
Stephens 
Photo by: Jillian 






a ^ Back Row: Coach Ann Downey, Rebecca Albright (12), 

V# Hannah Keith (11), Andrea Hynek (11), Jade Tazbir (12), Dana 
Mularski (11), Zoe Carroll (12), Alexa Klapkowski (12), Maritza 
Castaneda (11), Angela Cistaro (9), Josie Polaski (11), Ellie 
Ih Keith (9), Coach Karen Arehart 

Middle Row: Elizabeth Ayersman (10), Hannah Sournis 
(9), Jenny Crague (9), Kelly Shelton (9), Hannah Geise (11), 
Megan Zajac (11), Sara Erwin (9), Melanie Stepanovic (10), 
Melissa Spamer (11), Autumn Huber (10) 

Front Row: Tiffany Tao (11), Sydney Vandersteeg (9), Sara 
Hunsley (9), Olivia Born (9), Sara Ramos (9), Emily Busta¬ 
mante (11), Emma Weissbeck (10), Joule Tazbir (10), Jeannie 
Lam (9) 


Rudy Skorupa 

1st 

Merrillville 

W 

Lafayette 

5th 

Michigan City 

W 

Chesterton 

W 

Lowell 

3rd 

Crown Point 

W 

Portage 

W 

New Prairie 

5th 

LaPorte 

L 

Valparaiso 

W 

Culver 

9th 

DAC 

3rd 

Sectionals 

1st 

Regionals 

1st 

Semi-State 

5th 

State 

22nd 


1. Varsity Girls 
Cross Coun¬ 
try Photo by: 
Hannah Geise 

2. Megan Zajac 
Photo by: Abigail 
Peppin 

3. Jade Tazbir 
Photo by: Jillian 
Wilschke 






Left to Right: Kristen Steliga (12), Kylie Shoemake (11), 
Allison Onest (10), Megan Seratorre (9), Kiana Jongsma (12), 
Coach Chris Rossiano, Julia Beggs (11), Kaitlyn George (9), 
Amanda Blais (12), Stephanie Sanders (10), Brooke Scartozzi 
(9) 


Laffayette 

158-177 L 

Crown Point 

174-184 W 

Michigan City 1 69-240 W 

Merrillville 

159-243 W 

Valparaiso 

184-168 L 

Portage 

160-210 W 

LaPorte 

169-197 W 

Chesterton 

174-186 W 

DAC Invite 

2nd 

Youche 

4th 

Ravines 

2nd 

Laffayette In. 

4th 

Knollwood 

12th 

LC Invite 

2nd 

KV Invite 

2nd 

Pat Ford 

2nd 


1. Kiana Jongsma 
Photo by: 
Gabriella Born 

2. Allison Onest 
Photo by: Bridget 
Protsman 3. 
Amanda Blais 
Photo by: Gabri¬ 
ella Born 




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and Freshman 
Cheerleading 
Photos by: 
Gabriella Born 


Purdue 

1st 

State 

2nd 

Carl Sand¬ 

1st 

burg 

2nd 

Rolling - 


Meadows 

3rd 

Buffalo Grove 






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Back Row: Samantha Mikrut (9), Paige Plaut (10), Morgan 
Kelly (11), Ashley Merath (10), Brianna Wisniewski (10), 
Emma DiPasquo (10), Kristina Skvarek (10), Jessica Gerlmg 
(11), Marissa Grantham (11) 

Middle Row: Francesca Pezzuto (9). Skylar Martens (9), 
Madeline Price (9), Elizabeth Daly (10), Alyssa Blevins (10), 
Darby Morris (9), Alexis Griffin (9), Hope Martens (9) 

Front Row: Jasmine Stachelski (9), Ashley Sarsfield (9), 
Thalina Magmas (9), Alexandra Gomez (10), Alexis Morris (9), 
Morgan Conner (10), Lauren Tatina (9), Lauren Farmer (9), 
Emily Scott (9) 


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1. Varsity Cheer¬ 
leaders Photo by: 
Bridget Protsman 

2. Varsity Cheer¬ 
leaders Photo by: 
Amber Stedt 3. 
Varsity Cheer¬ 
leaders Photo by: 
Colleen Quinn 


Purdue 

1st 

State 

4th 

Carl Sand¬ 

1st 

burg 

1st 

Rolling - 


Meadows 

4th 

Buffalo Grove 

1st 

Nationals 




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Back Row: Brittany Jacinto (10), Jayna McDermott (10), 
Brooke Lambert (12), Karlie VanHouten (11), Elizabeth 
Stefaniak (11), Olivia Middleton (10), Parriss Bettis (12), 
Susan Anderson (12) 

Front Row: Kayla Camarillo (9), Abby Capello (10), 
Kennedy Moore (10), Jennifer Lindholm (11), Leah Scartozzi 
(11), Taylor Devine (11), Brooke Glover (9), Makayla 
Sullivan (9) 




I 1. Mad- 

t ^*-=1 eline Jurek (10) 
Photo by: Jen- 
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J 2. Abigal 
Peppin (11) 
Photo by: Jillian 
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Gabriella Born 




Crown Point 

6-2 l 

S.B. Adams 

3-0 W 

S.B. St. John 

3-1 L 

Northridge 

4-0 L 

Michigan City 

9-1 W 

Highland 

C 

Portage 

10-0 w 

Munster 

5-0 L 

Andrean 

c 

Griffith 

2-2 T 

LaPorte 

3-1 W 

Chesterton 

4-2 L 

Concord 

4-2 L 

Valparaiso 

1-0 W 

Penn 

3-1 L 

Merrillville 

3-1 W 

Griffith 

3-1 W 

Munster 

5-2 W 

Valparaiso 

2-0 L 



Front row: Teresa Baranowski (11), Madeline Jurek (9). 
Darby McGrath (9), Kara Gonnella (9), Stephanie O’Drobinak 
(9), Riley McGrath (11), Hanna Lutz (9), Kayla Gonnella (9), 
Cara Scott (9), Morgan Clapman (9) 

Middle row: Serena Stincic-Perez (1 2), Gabriella Born (12). 
Christine Kutka (9), Sarah Triveline (11), Alexia Laurisch (10), 
Megan Mundell (12), Hannah Triveline (11), Cailee Wilkinson 
(9), Alyssa Scanlon (10) 

Middle row: Meghan Teumer (9), Tabitha Burrmk (9), Brianna 
Dougherty (11), Lyana Burrink (12), Samantha Bernardy (10), 
Abigail Peppin (11), Alexandra Bolivar (9). Amanda Lopez (9). 
Clare Majchrowicz (10) 

Back row: Ashley Scanlon (10), Ashley Halterman (12), 
Rachel Inglese (10), Jillian Doan (11), Sarah Bredar (10), 
Lindsay Kusbel (11), Camryn Halfeldt (9), Kaileigh Kramer- 
Stephens (1 2), Jessica Hearne (9), Madison Berumen (10), 
Debra Hayes (9) 


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Front row: Robert Ryan (12), Amir Ransom (11), Matthew Meneghetti (12), Tye Wil¬ 
burn (12), Skyler Smith (10), Joseph Bannister (11) 

Middle row: Christopher Tuskan (12), Ian Martin (11), Tyler Wideman (12), Tyler Ross 
(12), Cory Dickelman (12) 

Back row: Jordan Martin (12), Michael Skvarek (12), Coach Doug McCallister, Coach 
Dave Milausnic, Coach Andrew Locke, Anthony Meneghetti (10) 


Andrean 

79-37 

W 

Hammond 

75-44 

W 

Gary West 

75-33 

W 

Bowman 

63-58 

L 

Munster 

47-38 

W 

Morton 

87-41 

W 

Merrillville 

72-33 

w 

Crown Point 

71-45 

w 

Ind. Tech 

80-61 

L 

LaPorte 

65-46 

W 

Highland 

82-38 

W 

Portage 

64-48 

W 

Valparaiso 

48-47 

W 

Chesterton 

77-45 

w 

Merrillville 

65-43 

w 

East Chicago 

58-50 

L 

Michigan City 

70-52 

w 

Crown Point 

77-43 

w 

South Bend 

61-51 

w 

Homestead 

79-57 

w 

Arsenal Tech 

63-59 

L 




Front row: Sean Griffin (10), Edwin Wilson (10), Brandon Serba (10), Skyler Smith 
(10), Gage Ray (10), Jerimiah Velazquez (10) 

Middle row: Amir Ransom (10), Ryan Bereda (10), Ethan Darter (10), Frank Dijak (10), 
Ryan Ruthrauff (10) 

Back row: Coach Doug McCallister, Coach Dave Milausnic, Coach Andrew Locke 


Andrean 

32-15 W 

Gary West 

34-31 W 

Bowman 

34-32 W 

Munster 

40-26 W 

Morton 

48-31 W 

Ind. Tech 

35-32 W 

LaPorte 

45-43 L 

Highland 

48-36 W 

Portage 

41 -35 W 

Valparaiso 

62-59 L 

Chesterton 

45-37 W 

Merrillville 

56-53 W 

East Chicago 

43-41 L 

Michigan City 

49-40 W 

Crown Point 

37-36 W 

South Bend 

44-39 W 


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Front row: Sean Lopez (9), Dennis Collier (9), Ryan Davidson (9), Kobe Cook (9), 

Joshua Benson (9) 

Middle row: Bradley Gerlach (9), Sam Barnhart (9), Nate Edvardsen (9), Thomas Hayes 
(9), Nicholas Bandura (9), Joseph Graziano (9). Jack Bosold (9) 

Back row: Coach Brian Tomson, Jack Browne (9), Kollin Vos (9), Austin Atkins (9), Norell 
Smith (9), Jason Lamont (9), Antonio Pavloski (9), Benjamin Nisle (9), Coach Brett Sum- 


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Valparaiso 

31-30 

W 

Crown Point 

49-44 

W 

Chesterton 

58-43 

W 

Merrillville 

50-45 

W 

Portage 

50-27 

W 

Michigan City 

52-44 

W 

LaPorte 

49-43 

L 

Munster 

52-47 

L 

Crown Point 

48-35 

W 

Merrillville 

52-44 

W 

Chesterton 

52-21 

w 

LaPorte 

40-33 

L 

Munster 

37-33 

L 

Highland 

42-20 

W 

Lowell 

49-34 

W 

East Chicago 

48-31 

W 

Valparaiso 

41-38 

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Griffith 

72-23 

W 

Hamilton S.E. 

53-41 

W 

Penn 

39-27 

L 

Chesterton 

57-54 

W 

Munster 

56-28 

W 

Merrillville 

66-57 

w 

Hobart 

63-41 

w 

Michigan City 

88-49 

w 

East Chicago 

71-37 

w 

Crown Point 

61-39 

w 

Crown Point 

45-41 

w 

Merrillville 

52-50 

w 

Morton 

76-32 

w 

La Porte 

61-57 

L 

Gary West 

68-60 

W 

Portage 

47-42 

w 

Lowell 

69-49 

w 

Valparaiso 

60-29 

w 

Andrean 

64-36 

w 



Front row: Jayla Harvey (11), Christine Addison (12), Jacklyn Gerling (11), Tara Zlot- 
kowski (11), Danielle Morang (11), Gina Rubino (11), Megan Krol (11) 

Back row: Coach Andy Gurnak, Ashley O’Malley (11), Alyssa Todd (10), Lindsay 
Kusbel (11), Coach Marc Urban, Victoria Gard (10), Rachel Bell (10), Rolanda Curing- 
ton (12), Coach Keith Hauber 




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Griffith 

44-02 

W 

Penn 

36-30 

W 

Chesterton 

40-30 

W 

Munster 

50-13 

W 

Merrillville 

48-24 

W 

Hobart 

42-23 

W 

Michigan City 

59-18 

W 

East Chicago 

64-19 

W 

Crown Point 

29-17 

W 

Merrillville 

34-32 

W 

Portage 

43-15 

W 

Morton 

62-11 

W 

LaPorte 

36-22 

W 

Gary West 

76-23 

W 

Portage 

36-14 

W 

Lowell 

51-18 

W 

Valparaiso 

42-32 

W 

Andrean 

43-13 

W 



Front row: Ellery Anderson (10), Crystal Guzman (9), Nicole Verdeyen (10), Zhanae 
Howard (10), Sydney Farmer (10) 

Back row: Kelsey Andersen (10), Victoria Gard (10), Coach Keith Hauber, Kylie Feh- 
rman (9), Hannah Sarkey (9) 




Andrean 

43-20 W 

Portage 

34-28 W 

Munster 

41-16W 

Valparaiso 

29-27 L 

Crown Point 

43-20 W 

Chesterton 

30-19 L 

Portage 

27-19 W 

Highland 

28-11 W 

Hobart 

37-36 W 

Valparaiso 

29-25 W 

Crown Point 

31-12W 

Chesterton 

37-36 L 

Hobart 

43-37 W 



Front row: Ruby Reising (9), Olivia Kelly (9), Sarah Spivak (9), Kelly Joy (9), Kylee 
Freckelton (9), Faith Maldonado (9) 

Back row: Coach Scott Freckelton, India Cunningham (9), Ljiljana Duvnjak (9), Jordyn 
Boecker (9). Jehan Abdelhamid (9), Coach Karen Arehart 



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Back row: Christopher Keylor (11), Kyle Massa (9), Michael DeYoung (12), Joshua Barajas 
(11), Connor Homans (11), Brandon Walton (10), Ryan Bertossi (11), Logan Nippert (10), Alex¬ 
ander Bielawski (9) Coach Emily Tobias, Coach Thomas Slivka 

Middle row: Matthew Applegate (11), Jamiere Wilson (11), Tyler Hires (11), Zachary DeJoris (9), 
Gavin Basile (11), Christopher Rath (12), Alexander Morgan (9), Coach Jeff Kilinski, Coach Dale 
Ramsey 

Front row: Colin Blaze (9), Ivano Garza (10), Jeffrey Dykstra (9), Marcus Naranjo (9), Gavin 
Baisa (9), Ryan Kilinski (9), Michael Sinchar (9). Drake Hunt (9) 




Back Row: Coach Luke Triveline, Coach , Michael Taylor (9), Jacob Kleimola (10), Gelen Robinson 
(12), Romel Spight (10), Devin Lundin (12), Coach David Gnaden, Coach Ryan Alb 
Middle Row: Kodie Christenson (11), Tristan Pintor (10), Jacob Stewart (10), Branden Truver (11), 
Nicholas Minkema (12), Bryan Tunis (10), Daniel Paulauski (10), Antonio Presta (11) 

Front Row: Tyler Pilackas (9), Kameron Konopasek (10), Cole Easterday (10), Daniel Vargas (12), 
Nicholas Taylor (11), Jacob Sebahar (12), Anthony Osorio (11) 


Harrison Invite 

9-1 L 

Michigan City 

82-0 W 

Harvest Classic 

3rd 

Valparaiso 

38-28 L 

Crown Point 

49-13 L 

Munster Invite 

3-2 L 

Al Smith Invite 

7th 

LaPorte 

46-27 W 

Lake County Classic 

2nd 

Merrillville 

41-19 L 

DAC 

5th 

Portage 

48-16 L 

Sectionals 

2nd 

Regionals 

3rd 

State 

9th 




Top Row: Assistant Coach Luke Triveline, Assistant Coach Josh Morgan , Robert Nevarez (10), 

Brett Brown (9), Kevin Plenus (11), Russell Gibbs (10), Daniel Matchain (11), Samuel Matchain (11), 
Christopher Genovesi (9), Matthew Sabatino (10), Ryan Fisher (11), Takota Potts (10), Samer Musleh 
(10), Assistant Coach David Gnaden, Head Coach Ryan Alb 

3rd Row: John Rizzo (9), Justin Ali (9), Noah Sebenste (9), Justin Barksdale (9), Celeb Beasley (9), 
Nathen Novak (9), Austin Langwmski (9), Samuel Ruzga (9), Hunter Rattray-Elizondo (9), Micheal 
Townsend (9), Ronald Jessen (10), Michael Kaufman (11) 

2nd Row Jesus Rivera (10), Austin Taylor (10), David Garibaldi (10), Luke Sutherland (10), Quinn 
Kaurich (9). Matthew Taylor (10), Edward Halbe (10), Michael Pena (9), John Villanueva (9). Ryan 
Lionberg (9), Logan Mink (12), Benjamin Geyer (10), Francisco Ayala (10) 

Front Row : Sean Harper, Josh Taylor (9), Antonio Gonzalez (9), Cory Mikuly (9), Jason Lionberg (9), 
Nicholas Lucas (9), Walker Brummett (9), Livan Rivera (10), Jacob Marshall (9), Nickolas Nykiel (10), 
Maxwell King (9), Anthony Konopka (9) 


264 


>OVER AND OUT 


Crown Point 

Michigan City 

Valparaiso 

LaPorte 

Merrillville 

Rensselaer 


















Portage 

1-0 W 

Valparaiso 

2-0 W 

Highland 

3-0 W 

Merrillville 

4-0 W 

Laporte 

5-0 W 

Michigan City 

6-0 W 

Highland Invite 

3rd 

Chesterton 

6-1 L 

Crown Point 

6-2 L 

Munster 

6-3 L 

DAC 

2nd 

Sectionals 

2nd 

State 

17th 


Portage 

14-14 T 

Merrillville 

32-30 W 

Crown Point 

38-28 W 

Michigan City 

28-14 W 

Lowell 

35-6 L 

Valparaiso 

40-0 W 

Chesterton 

7-6 L 

LaPorte 

52-38 L 

Hobart 

40-14 L 


Milwaukee 

1 St 

Grimmer 

1st 

UIC 

2nd 

Munster 

1st 

Homestead 

1 St 

Kahler 

1st 

LCDI 

1st 

Regionals 

1st 

Nationals 

1 st jazz, 

-Orlando, FL 

5th hip hop 

State 

1 st 

-New Castle, 

IN 



Back row: Kaitlyn Krachenfels (11), Julia Beggs (11), Brianna Shoemaker (12), Sarah Krasek (11), 
Haley Golec (11), Rachel DiNino (12), Victoria Springman (10), Holly Spears (12), Margaret Elton (10), 
Hailey Garlich (11), Coach Emily Tobias, Coach Abigail Homans 

Third Row: Maura Lake (9), Kaitlin Sheets (11), Tori Ulloa (9), Ana Zanza (9), Brittany St. Germain (9), 
Kayla Norris-Center (10), Marina Vasquez (10), Reilly Fagan (9), Coach Thomas Slivka, Coach Todd 
Smolinski 


Second Row: Anna Pmkus (9), Tracilyn Muszalski (12), Rebecca Albright (1 2). Ariel Lara (11), Nicole 
Futch (12), Kalie Ingram (9), Alyssa Camarillo (12), Jordan Rosenwinkel (11), Hannah Leyba (10) 

First Row: Nathaly Velazquez (9), Abigail Prince (12), Sarah Diviney (10), Jessica Lopez (10), Stepha¬ 
nie Stefano (1 jj, Alejandra Meraz(11), Rachel Graan (9), Gabrielle Goncher (10) _ _ 



Back Row: Coach Lydia Morgan, Alyssa Alfano (12), Megan Misirly 
(10), Katrine Weiland (12), Lauren Druzbicki (10), Alyssa Klapkowski 

(9) , Coach Myra Lolkema 

Middle Row: Megan Gora (10), Andi Wartman (11), Amaris Gallegos 

(10) , Emma Weissbeck (10) 

Front Row: Maya Tobin (9), Kayla Mathews (10), Elise Smith (10), 
Lauren Markulin (11) 



Back Row: Alyssa Carter (9), Coach Kevin Mathis, Nicole Vanek (10), Emma Stro- 
hacker (10), Reyna Crothers (10) 

Middle Row: Emma Hupp (11). Michaela Vuckovic (11), Courtney Carlson (11), Ally- 
son Vanek (11), Amanda Roberts (11), Jillian Poplon (1 2) 

Front Row: Amelia Hiestand (12), Tari Markowski (12), Julia Demma (1 2), Kaitlyn 
Speckman (12), Damella Dombovic (12), Genevieve Blessing (12), Michelle Gentz (12), 
Christine Foreman (12) 
























Stutler plays the mountain dulcimer amongst the other instruments 
she has mastered. Stutler developed a love for music and decided 
she wanted to pursure a career in performing at a young age. 

Photo by: Ellinee Nelson 
















TH E LOVE* 


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LeAnn Stutler (11) pursues her dream of a life full of music 


LeAnn Stutter’s (11) love for music is proven by her 
ability to overlap as much music as possible in her life. 
Not only does she sing for the school, but she also plays 
and performs with her church and her band. 

To improve her musical education she has taken music 
theory, music history and appreciation and AP music 
theory, and to participate in the school’s programs she 
sings with the choir and Trebleaires. 

“Trebleaires is the all-girls show choir so there’s singing 
and dancing involved most of the time. For the most 
part [we perform] in the concerts here [at LC.] We get a 
grade for them,” Stutler (11) said. 

Outside of school, Stutler plays piano, guitar, mandolin, 
saxophone and more. She feels that her strength lies 
in her voice, and she uses her vocal skills to help her 
develop in playing instruments. 


because I’m a stronger singer than musician, those skills 
are still developing,” Stutler said. 

Stutler overlaps playing and singing when she per¬ 
forms with her band, Capernaum, at local venues and 
festivals. SHHI 1 

“[My band does] St. John’s ‘Concert in the Park,’ we 
did Griffith’s last year. We’re doing St. John’s ‘Concert 
in the Park’ on June 14, too. We play at Goodfella’s in 
Cedar Lake. They have a jam night on Sunday nights 
that’s open to minors," Stutler said. 

In addition to Capernaum, Stutler performs with the 
musical groups at her church. 

“I play in the chime choir at my church. I play in both 
the adult and the youth [musical groups] at my church, 
[and] I play guitar in that and I sing in that,” Stutler said. 
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Back Row Coach Bryan Szalonek, Jory Swider (12), Colleen Quinn (10). Emily Birlson (11), 
Coach Katelin Ellis 

Front Row: Navneet Kaur (11). Kristina Tinsley (9), Jeannme Toth (10), Sarah Dingman (11) 





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Back Row: Coach Bryan Szalonek, Elena Eickleberry (11). Kaitiin George (9) Amber Stedt 

(10), Elayne Wisniewski (11). Anna Wachowski (9), Coach Katelin Blis 

Front Row: Katrina Lozanoski (9). Hope Martens (9). Skylar Martens (9). Victoria Wilkes (9) 



Hammond 

W 

Griffith 

W 

Lowell 

W 

East Chicago 

W 

Highland 

W 

Whiting 

L 

Valparaiso 

L 

Portage 

L 

Munster 

L 

Chesterton 

L 

Crown Point 

L 

Merrillville 

W 

Michigan City 

L 

LaPorte 

L 

Hobart 

W 

South Bend 

W 


Hammond 

W 

Griffith 

W 

Lowell 

W 

East Chicago 

W 

Highland 

W 

Whiting 

W 

Valparaiso 

W 

Portage 

W 

Munster 

L 

Chesterton 

L 

Crown Point 

W 

Merrillville 

W 

Michigan City 

W 

LaPorte 

W 



Back Row: Anthony Bossi (9). Andrew Beggs (12). Ryan Wells (11). Coach Chns Ros- 
stano Rhett Barker (12). Tyter Copak (9). Ryan Dahlkamp (11 ) Front Row Matthew 
Meneghetti (12). Benjamin Uram (9). Andrew Te ias (11). Kyte The«l (12). Nicholas Good 
(10). Jordan Lykowski (9) 

268 >OVER AND OUT 


Harrison Invitational 

1st 

Munster 

W 

Highland 

W 

Chesterton 

W 

Crown Point 

W 

Aberdeen Classic 

1st 

Forest Park Classic 

2nd 

Michigan City 

W 

LaPorte 

Tie 

Portage 

W 

Valparaiso 

W 

Merrillville 

W 






























Pumas/ Indians 1 st 

Valparaiso 

W 99-33 

Portage 

W 89-43 

Merrillville 

W 91-41 

Crown Point 

W 91-41 

Laporte 

W 89-43 

Michigan City 

W 125-7 

Chesterton 

W 84-48 


Back Row: Emily Bustamante (11), Kylee Freckelton (9), Valerie Rauch (12;, Nicole 
Verdeyen (10), Etura Williams (11). Madison Gomez (12). Ba/ley Perez (10). Sarah 
Scbeub (11). Kylie Sauls (9), Laura Schoonmaker (11). Ksemja Capshaw (10). EJise 
Jones (9) Brooke Glover (9). Morgan Olson (10). Abigail Hines (9). Adeola Olademde 
(10). Mantza Castaneda (11) Sydney Vandersteeg (9). Zoe Carroll (12). Renee DiNmo 
(10). Kelly Shelton (9). Victoria McKenzie (10). Zhanae Howard (10). Paro%% Bettis (12) 
Middle Row: Melissa Spanier (11). Ho / Blair (11). Sarah Hur ley (9) Darby McGrath 

(9) Alexandria Tyler (10), Jennifer Crague (9). AJexxa Sutton (11). Nicole Farag (9). Abi- 
ga Pepp n (11) Front Row Melane Stepanovic (10), Jessica Gerlmg (11), Samantha 
Lane (10). Sara Ramos (9), Kimberty Haddad (10), Megan Zajac (11). Sarah Heuberger 

(10) . Sarah Martinez (11). Brooke Lambert (12). Kristen Kaiser (11), Kelly Joy (9). Saman 
tha Bell (10) 




LC Invrte (Indoor) W 

Chesterton 

W 84-48 

Portage 

W 68-64 

Munster 

W 89-43 

Crown Point 

L 65-67 

Memlfville 

V/ 88-43 

LaPorte 

W 85-56 

Michigan Crty 

L 77-55 



DAC 

W 94-38 


Back Row: Coach Pa^ Vofc. Coach Je* Rhody Matthew Djordfe/oh (11). Michael 
Hor/ath (10), Bnan St John (11). Jacob Koontz (10). Kofcn Vos (9) Ge*en Robinson 
(12) Nathan Zayac (11). Anthony Wrfltems (10) Juslan Pr?oe (10). Walter Dahfc a mp (10). 
Samuel Matchain (11). Dame Matcham (11). John Dosen (10) Ccrffcn Wester mar (11), 
Coach Garret! Gray Coach Tom Moore Third Row: Zachary Hupp (10) Robert He^ - 
merftng (12) Michael Lucas (10) Joseph, Brown (12) Kenneth Singleton (11) Roger 
Jachna (12) Kyie West (11). Jonathan Teumer (10) Antonio Pa/oefci (9) Rome! Spigot 
(10). Tyler Mrtchuson (12). Novak (10), Cofcn Keytor (10) Aks*aander Tepsc (9) 

Zachary Beemsterboer (11) £d/rr // y/ (9 Second Row: PAa***tew Tac (10) Kertr Cra wford (9), Joseph Schneider (11) Cfcipnn Paprocki (11) John Rzzo 
(9)- Ryan West r 11; Ser //ayner (9) E%ah /A *arer (12; Noah Sebenste (10/ Ethan Gomez (11; Nathan Bowcfcsh (11) Tafcoda Potts (10; Antonio Ck*z 
10> Aaron Balia '9) T/er Kramer-Stephecs (10). Charles S/Ves Jr (11), Matthew Adarrs (9) Kameron Konopaaefc (10) Logan Peer cz (9. Front Row 
Eamo-^ Duffy (10) Dar e G^sras (12; Casey Garvey (10), A.dam Lechowcz (10) Brerdar DeMar*es (9) Robed Pawak (11) Christopher Ke/or (11) 

Shane Sme ser (11). 1 * choias Mazcn (11). Kud-s Marv eorcz (11) Jared Benson (11) Ndtobs Fahr/e (10; Anthony G es (9) J >s!r A '9) Ryan Fr*e (10) 
’Matthew &.a.' '9; Coe Easterday (10). Jordan Bpcs r 9; 



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Front Row: Ciera Novak (10), Reanna Reyes (10), Sarah Banasiak (11), Paige Carter (10), 
Crystal Guzman (9), Aspyn Novak (11) 

Middle Row: Julia Schassburger (10), Sydney Scherzinger (11), Christine Addison (12), 
Ashley Nylen (11), Olivia Sardella (11), Laurren Ladwig (12), Jayna McDermott (10), Lauren 
Gorczynski (12) 

Back Row: Coach Stephanie Harnew, Alexandra Hickey (9), Annabel Karberg (11), Lili- 
anna DelToro (12), Coach Jeff Sherman, Melanie Pabon (12), Abigail Sebahar (9), Elizabeth 
Seymour (12), Coach Leslie Iwema 


Munster 

5-4 W 

Penn 

6-4 L 

Lowell 

10-0 W 

Madison-Grant 

4-0 W 

Rising Sun 

10-0 W 

Jennings County 

2-0 L 

Indianapolis 

1-0 W 

McCutcheon 

11-1 W 

Franklin Central 

8-3 L 

Harrison 

8-4 L 

Lafayette Jefferson 

9-4 W 

Carmel 

5-2 W 

Michigan City 

17-0 W 

Valparaiso 

11-1 W 

Chesterton 

6-4 W 

Portage 

7-0 W 

Hobart 

5-1 W 

Crown Point 

1-0 L 

Merrillville 

10-0 W 

LaPorte 

11-0 W 

Griffith 

11-3 W 




Front Row: Crystal Guzman (9), Abigail Sebahar (9), Max Barnhart (10), Kylie Extin (9), 
Reanna Reyes (10) 

Middle Row: Emma Frye (10), Savannah Childress (10), Sofia Hay (9), Haylee Sherlund 
(10), Jayna McDermott (10), Alyssa Ranieri (9) 

Back Row: Coach Jeff Sherman, Kristen Hecht (9), Madison Blythe (9), Coach Stephanie 
Harnew, Alexandra Hickey (9), Emily Thompson (9), Coach Leslie Iwema 


Munster 

22-9 W 

Penn 

4-0 W 

Lowell 

4-2 L 

LaPorte 

7-5 L 

Michigan City 

11-1 W 

Highland 

2-0 W 

Griffith 

4-1 W 

Merrillville 

19-1 W 

Crown Point 

3-2 L 

Penn 

6-1 L 

Portage 

3-2 W 

Portage 

16-4 W 

Portage 

7-5 L 

Chesterton 

7-5 L 

Munster 

7-2 W 

Merrillville 

17-4W 

Chesterton 

14-11 L 

Michigan City 

13-0 W 

Valparaiso 

5-3 W 


270 


>OVER AND OUT 













Bishop Noll 

12-2 W 

Cathedral 

6-5 L 

Lafayette 

5-2 W 

St. Laurence 

9-5 L 

Munster 

8-4 L 

Hamilton 

4-2 L 

Chesterton 

9-3 L 

Portage 

12-1 W 

Lawrence 

8-1 W 

Crown Point 

9-8 L 

Merrillville 

10-0 W 

LaPorte 

2-1 L 

Hammond Morton 

5-3 L 

Michigan City 

16-1 W 

Valparaiso 

11-2 W 

Chesterton 

7-2 W 

Portage 

10-2 W 

Crown Point 

5-3 W 

LaPorte 

13-3 W 

Michigan City 

9-7 W 

Valparaiso 

7-0 W 

Hobart 

7-3 W 



Front Row: James Mays (11), Alexander Mantel (12), Charles Alexa (12), John Gbur (12), 
Jacob Rivera (12) 

Middle Row: Ryan Polito (12), Blake Bosold (12), Brenden Seren (12), Mitchell Osinski (12), 
John Milaszewski (12), Jack Kuehner (11), Zachary Turnbough (10), Bryan Vanderlee (11) 
Back Row: Coach Jeff Sandor, Alec Olund (12), Nicholas Gerlach (11), Christian Sullivan 
(12), Ian Martin (11), Ryan Palkon (11), Alexander Nisle (11), Jorey Dimopoulos (11) Assistant 
Coach Brett Summers 



Bishop Noll 

11-1 W 

Morton 

10-0 W 

Munster 

6-2 W 

Hanover Central 

14-1 W 

Highland 

19-8 W 

Chesterton 

15-8 W 

Portage 

11-5 W 

Merrillville 

15-3 W 

Crown Point 

16-5 W 

LaPorte 

8-4 W 

Valparaiso 

3-1 W 

Lockport 

6-4 W 

Lockport 

4-1 L 

Chesterton 

13-1 W 

Boone Grove 

10-0 W 

Boone Grove 

13-2 W 

Crown Point 

6-5 L 



Front Row: Christian Mota (10), Cody Martin (10), Joseph Morsovillo (10) 

Middle Row: Aaron McDonald (10), Ryan Ruthrauff (10), Maxmilian Radziejeski (10), 
Steven Meyer (10), Ian Gifford (10), Daniel Zahorsky (10) 

Back Row: Jake Wisniewski (10), Colin Studer (10), Jason Lamont (9), Ethan Darter (10), 
Benjamin Nisle (9), Matthew Litwicki (9), Coach Marc Escobedo 



Highland 

9-5 W 

Chesterton 

13-2 W 

Portage 

14-4 W 

Valparaiso 

16-4 W 

Hobart 

19-5 W 

Munster 

9-6 W 

Andrean 

8-5 W 

Andrean 

6-3 W 

Lowell 

5-2 W 

Valparaiso 

14-3 W 

Lockport 

3-0 W 

Lockport 

12-9 W 

Chesterton 

11-8 W 

Portage 

15-0 W 

Portage 

12-3 W 



Front Row: Noah Wells (9), Jarrett Lopez (9), Alex Paredes (9), Jacob Zabrecky (9), Parker 
Bryant (9), Hunter Mihalic (9). Brad Loden (9), Jack Bosold (9), Tyler Wimecki (9). Dennis 
Collier (9) 

Back Row: Maxwell Pattison (9), Sam Barnhart (9). Joseph Graziano (9), Nicholas Bandura 
(9), Tyler Frank (9). Christopher Fundich (9), Kyle Freel (9), Michael Faso (9), Coach Brian 
McNamara 






































Tao plays the piano during 
Winter Percussion practice 
on Feb. 4 in the band room. 
Winter Percussion was made 
up of a modern-rock four piece 
and other classical percussion 
instruments. 

Photo by: Madeline Conley 














Matthew Tao (10) plays to the beat of his own metronome 


Matthew Tao (10) 
finds the time to 
balance out a heavy 
schedule of four honors 
classes and band. It might 
not be as easy as it sounds, 
but Tao molds his schedule to 
work for him so he can excel in 
his musical endeavors. His goal « 
is to become the best at what he 
* does. 

s “I’m in Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band. 

| Winter Percussion and Marching 
Band,” Tao said. 

u& Tao started playing piano at an early 
age and continues to perfect his talent 
1# by practicing every day. Playing just one 
instrument can be a challenge in itself, but 
after learning how to play the piano, Tao 
¥ started to play the French horn. 

“The first instrument I played was the piano. 


I started in third grade. I took lessons with the 


teacher, then in middle school I played the French 


horn. I play piano for Jazz Band and Winter Per 


cussion. I played French horn for Wind Ensemble 


and mellophone for Marching Band," Tao said. 


The saying “practice makes perfect" is a motto 
that Tao lives by. To become great at what he 
plays, practicing is a must. 

“I practice piano a lot. I practice anywhere from 
two to three hours. French horn, I practice a half of 
an hour to an hour," Tao said. 

Not only does Tao want to be great at playing 
for his own satisfaction, but he has others in mind 
when he plays and practices. 

“My inspirations are making my teachers proud 
and achieving new standards for myself. I want to 
be the best I can be," Tao said,. 

With his vast areas of interest in music, Tao 
remembers to view his music positively and enjoy 
his work above all else. 

“I like them all a lot. Everytime I’m in the class 
it’s just really fun to be there, and I never get 
tired,” Tao said. 

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and Colleen Quinn 


My. inspirations are 
making my teachers 
proud and achieving 
new standards for 
myself. I want to be 

I can b°. 


atthew Tao (10) said 

























Lacking ZZZs, 


cramming for APs 



Advanced Placement tests cause sleep deprivation for many students 

Every year in May, Advanced Placement (AP) exams are teenager should get nine and V* hours in order to function at 

given by the College Board. For some students, the exams the highest level. However, some high schoolers do not even 

mean studying for long hours to earn the highest AP score receive half of those recommended hours, 

possible. For most universities, one must earn a three or higher M [l usually get] three to four hours [of sleep],” Kozel said, 
to receive credit for the class. However, earning a qualifying The stressful time of year brings many students to spend 

score often means long hours of studying, and little sleep. hours upon hours studying. These study blocks occupy most 

M [l took] [AP Chemistry], [AP Calculus], and AP English [Lit- of the day for most, 
erature and Composition]. Junior year I only took two tests, [AP “I usually marathon study, [which is] where I do large boxes 
U.S. History] and AP English [Language and Composition],” of studying at a time. [I take] maybe eight hours for one sub- 

Katelyn Schmitt (12) said. ject." Mary Beggs (12) said. 

Balancing the time to study for multiple AP classes takes a The overall stresses of AP classes are significant, to say the 

toll on the mental and physical health of high school students. least. On top of regular homework and tests, AP classes add 

The study schedules is a balancing act, but the final outcome a whole new element to the lives of students, 

is rewarding. “The [amount of] homework throughout the year is way 

“[I’ve taken] six, and have my last one tomorrow, so seven higher than it would be in a normal class so it’s more timecon- 

[total]. If I'm studying for just a normal test, maybe [I will] put suming. When AP tests start, they’re really nerve-wracking 

three hours into it. For AP tests, it’s really just up until the night to start with and then you still have other homework to do 
before. I'll spend all night [studying]. I’d say [AP tests] are defi- for other classes. I lost way more sleep than I should have. I 

nitely worth it, whether it is college credit or just getting to see could’ve prepared a little more in advance but I didn’t because 



how good you do at a certain subject if you enjoy that subject," I procrastinate, which is a problem. It’s really stressful, espe- 
Brandon Kozel (12) said. daily when you have tests on days that are back to back, or 


Sleep deprivation is a serious health issue among many you have tests on the same day.” Rebecca Albright (12) said, 

high school students. According to sleepfoundation.org, a Page by: Rachel Gross, Shannon Hearne and Megan Heifers 







WIND ENSEMBLE 


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Back row: Alexander Sparling (11), Stephen Diamantos (11), Elijah Weathersby 
(12). Nicholas Kiepura (11), Marc Mertsching (11), Benjamin Guzek (11), Zach¬ 
ary Nippert (12), Benjamin Cash (11), Timothy Giazzon (11), Tyler Sullivan (12), 
Adam Bogenrief (12), Rocky Stallard (10), Mr. Chris Harmon Third row: Brandon 
Barehead (12), Sean Flynn (11), Christian Ivezic (10), Adam Cobban (11), Gabri- 
elle McAllister (12), Emily Peters (12), Michael Ippolito (12), Nicholas Sanfratello 
(11), Mateo Morales (12), Andres Ramirez (11), Christopher Tarnowski (11) 
Second row: Jesse Veloz (11), Alex Karwatka (12), Jesus Rivera (10), Matthew 
Tao (10), Madelyn Ackerman (10), Samantha McCuaig (10), Emily Peters (12), 
Ana Boulas (11), Joseph Jansky (11), Gina Daniele (12), Celine McCormack (11), 
Julia Mrdak (12), Adam Surowiec (12) First row: Madelyn Potucek (11), Madison 
Schroeder (11), Morgan Robertson (12), Christine Chung (11), Alexandra Adams 

(10) , Abigail Keith (11), Demitra Adams (11), Alexandra Hecht (11), Carmela Mar¬ 
ciano (11), Kelly Browne (11), Michelle Howes (12) Not pictured: Ethan Hunt 

(11) . Kevin Zielinski (12) 


SYMPHONIC BAND 



Back row: Mr. Chris Harmon, Ronald Jessen (10), Aaron Chadd (9), Chrystian 
Studzinski (11), Nicholas Schallmo (9), Ian Flynn (9), Jordan Gruthusen (9), 
Austin Langwinski (10), Ricardo Salgado (11), Kyle Vlcek (11), Brandon Haddon 

(10) Fourth Row: Nathan Risse (9), Anthony Mangan (9), Rachel Engelhaupt 
(12), Jessica Jarach (10), Rylee Friel (10), David Davis (9), Victoria Lydick (12), 
Alayna Pnsby (11), Matthew Hughes (9), Mark Lydick (9), Third row: Andrew 
Dittrich (11), Vincent Gomez (11), Ryan Fowler (9), Kristopher Brokop (9), 
Benjamin Perez (9), Kyle LeVan (11), Carly Norman (12), Victoria Ross (9), Halle 
Pederson (12) Second Row: Zachary Chess (9), Alexis Murphy (11), Teagan 
McCormack (9), Candace Jarzombek (9), Bradley Moore (11), Erica Keleman 
(10), Matthew Beemsterboer (11), Harroon Mohiuddin (9) First row: George 
Beshara (10), Dianne Cometa (9), Dasia Lockett (9), Denisse Marrufo (9), Alexys 
Watkins (9), Sarah Hermanek (9), Alexis Lopez (9), Lauryn Winarski (11), Eric 
Vargas (11) Not Pictured: Emily Frame (12), Mary Hauter (9) 


PERCUSSION 


JAZZ ENSEMBLE 




Back row: Jacob Boshears (10), Justice Martin (10), Jordan Martin (12), Jacob 
Gouwens (12), Francis Jagiella (12), Sean Pidrak (12), William Wyatt (10), Jeremy 
Andres (12), Andrew Dunn (10), David Nelson Third row: Nadia Magnabosco 
(9). Niklas Gustafson (10), Rustin Vernengo (12), Matthew Brady (9), Anna 
Baldauf (11), Anthony Panozzo (11), Griffin Taylor (10), Dawson Stroud (9) 
Second row: Luis Aguilar (12), Madelyn Nohos (9), Erin Taylor (9), Allison Book 
(9), Amber Poortenga (10), Neal Buss (10), Ian McGrath (11), Cassidy Michau 

(11), Aaron Sako (12) First row: Samantha Browne (9), Stephanie Pomplin (12), 
Hannah Peters (9), Leah Gross (9). Sara Anderson (12), Jesse Jashenski (11), 
Kaitlyn Seitz (12) 


Back row: Alexander Sparling (11), Christopher Tarnowski (11), Alex Karwatka 

(12), Ryan Payne (12), Demetri Bairaktaris (12), Griffin Taylor (10), Mr. Chris 
Harmon Third row: Zachary Nippert (12), Kiana Jongsma (12), Celine McCor¬ 
mack (11), Joseph Brown (12) Second row: Anthony Gallegos (12), Leslie 
Lopez (11), Evan Vendl (11), Theofanis Rauch (12) First row: Jacob Wahlen 

(12), Nicholas Schulz (11), Mateo Morales (11), Robert Pawlak (11), Timothy 
Giazzon (11), Steven Morris (12) Not pictured: Ethan Hunt (11), Amber Plonka 
(12), Tyler Sullivan (12) 


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CONCERT BAND JAZZ ENSEMBLE 



Back row: Mr. David Nelson, Dana DeLaurentis (10), Justin Fox (11), Devonte 
Flowers (9), Christopher Bartlett (12), Mathew Palm (11), Ty Kullman (11), 

Nathan Little (9), Samuel McFarland (10), Erik Palm (9), Ryan Leatherman (9), 
Nicholas Schulz (11), Justin Lee (1 2), Brian West (10), Daniel Matchain (12), 
Shea Rogers (10), Mr. Chris Harmon Fourth row: Sarah Benedict (11), Clayton 
Hatfield (9), Matthew Beemsterboer (10), Andrew Ackerman (9), Kylee Scheldt 

(10) , Michael Villarreal (9), Mary Mulligan (12), Michael Ippolito (12), Rebecca 
Cain (10), Nina Angus (10), Elise Claussen (10), Maxwell Rees (12), Evan Vendl 

(11) , Jered Pawlak (9), Samuel Matchain (11) Third row: Elizabeth Kutka (12), 
Taylor Duffy (10), Alexis Hernandez (11), Jayla Jones (11), Bianca Bernal (9), 
Jennifer Chavarria (9), Jennifer Wojcik (11), Sean Harper (10), Trevor Williams 

(10), Marlee McGrath (11), Ciana White (9), Courtney Smith (11), Brian Best 

(9) Second row: Emily Classen (12), Erica Guevara (9), Julissa Degollado (11), 
Erin Stovall (10), Andrea Terrazas (11), David Golden (10), Allyson Villarreal (12), 
Xochiti Regalado (10), Megan Gabe (9), Antoneia Galvin (10), Emmanda McK¬ 
enzie (10), Hannah Classen (12) First row: Haley Skinta (10), Nicole Pelc (11), 
Celeste Guevara (11),Madison Payne (9), Liana Motel (9) Not pictured: Robert 
Belzeski (11), Miya Cruz (9), Jacob Denson (9) 


U 



Back row: Gunnar Richardson (9), Parker Danner (9), Christian Ivezic (10), 
Kenneth Wolfrum (10), Nathan Little (9), Matthew Waddell (9), Benjamin Moore 

(10), Lucas Mago (9), Anthony Gallegos (10), Brett Brown (9). Shea Rogers 

(10), Kenneth Barsic (9), Christopher Daniels (12) Third row: Tyler Paluszak 

(10) , Eliasart Rodriguez (10), Kyle Stovall (9), William Wyatt (10), Eamonn Duffy 

(11) , Matthew Adams (9), Neal Buss (10), Anthony Panozzo (11), Kyle West 

(11), Andrew Dunn (10), Cole Mulcahy (12), Jacob Wahlen (12) Second row: 
Mr. Chris Harmon, Clifford Fitch (11), Trevor Williams (10), Joseph Holman (9), 
Michael Shanks (9), Nicole Kekelik (12), Michael Clark (9), Michael Johnson (9), 
David McKinney (9), Kyle Holman (9), Ethan Erickson (9) Gavin Schalk (9), Mat¬ 
thew Carlton (12) First row: Kevin O’Donnell (12), Nicholas Perez (11), Doug¬ 
las DeVries (9), Matthew Tao (10), Rachel Kwain (12), Rachel Kozel (9), Nicole 
Pelc (11), Madison Payne (11), Erin Todd (11). Zachary Hansen (9), Jonathan 
Zatorski (12), Brendan Demantes (9), Kenneth Singleton (11) Not pictured: 
Keegan Whitney (12), Vincent Gomez (11), Jered Pawlak (9) 



MARCHING BAND 


Front Row: Alexandra Kurivial (10), Nia Loubeau (11), Mariah McGee (11), 

Nyia Guy (9), Margaret Delis (11), Calyn Tinklenberg (11), Kayla Hestermann 
(10), Hannah Hestermann (9), Amber Plonka (12), Elijah Weathersby (1 2), 

Marc Mertsching (11), Ana Boulas (11), Jocelyn Bathurst (11), Victoria Toren 

(12), Kayla Harris w(11), Madison O’Drobinak (8), Cassandra Hunt (12), Haley 
Spindler (10), Sabrina Wiater (10), Hannah Sako (8) Second Row: Katie 
Palmer (10), Emalie Vernengo (11), Lauren Davidson (8), Alondra Hernandez 

(12), Andrea Kowalewicz (11), Morgan Gallas (11), Cayla Cress (9), Nicole 
Kowalewicz (8), Amy Sayger (11), Isabella Gomez (9), Danielle Sprouse (10), 

Katelyn Flanagan (11), Mia Brann (8), Monica Oljace (10), Alexandra Brown 

(12), Hali Pedersoli (12), Emily Stutler (11), Kaitlyn Fisher (9), Danyela Bagatella 
(12), Brianna Panici (10), Autumn Dransoff (11), Ashlynne Dransoff (8) Third 
Row: Dana DeLaurentis (10), Andrea Terrazas (11), Allyson Villarreal (1 2), 

Liana Motel (9), Ciana White (9), Marlee McGrath (11), Michelle Howes (1 2), 

Elizabeth Kutka (12), Courtney Smith (12), Madelyn Potucek (11), Erin Stovall 

(10) , Alexandra Adams (10), Samantha McCuaig (10), Madelyn Ackerman (10), 

Erica Guevara (9), Elise Classen (10), Xochiti Regalado (10), Alexis Hernandez 

(11) , Kelly Browne (11), Madison Schroeder (11), Haley Skinta (10), Justin Lee 

(12) Fourth Row: Adam Surowiec (12), Mary Mulligan (12), Michael Ippolito 
(12), Morgan Robertson (12), Christine Chung (11), Carmela Marciano (11), Jennifer Chavarria (9), Nina Angus (10), Alexandra Hecht (11). Emmanda Mckenzie (10). Gabrielle 
McAllister (12), Rocky Stallard (10), Jayla Jones (11), Rebecca Cain (10), Nicole Pelc (11), Samuel Matchain (11), Celeste Guevara (11), Nicholas Kiepura (11), Jennifer 
Wojcik (11), Nathan Little (9), Justin Fox (11), Emily Classen (11) Fifth Row: Kylee Scheldt (10), Nicholas Schulz (11), David Golden (9), Jason Elrod (12), Timothy Giazzon 

(11), Megan Gabe (10), Mateo Morales (11). Neal Buss (10), Trevor Williams (10), Ryan Leatherman (9), Joseph Jansky (11), Jesus Rivera (10), Zachary Nippert (12), Andres 
Ramirez (11), Ty Kullmann (10), Tyler Sullivan (12), Samuel McFarland (9), Benjamin Cash (11), Christian Ivezic (10), Taylor Duffy (10), Daniel Matchain (11), Ethan Hunt (11) 
Sixth Row: Mathew Palm (11), Miya Cruz (9), Alex Karwatka (12), Hannah Classen (11), Robert Belzeski (11), Demitra Adams (11), Sean Harper (10), Christopher Tarnowski 
(11), Jesse Veloz (11), Shea Rogers (10), Brian Best (9), Christopher Bartlett (12), Erik Palm (9), Jered Pawlak (9), Julissa Degollado (11), Sarah Benedict (11), Bianca Bernal 
(10), Emily Peters (12), Madison Payne (9), Gina Daniele (1 2), Cory Lehnert (12), Matthew Tao (10), Clayton Hatfield (10), DeVonte Flowers (9), Jacob Denson (9) Seventh 
Row: Alexander Sparling (11), Nicholas Sanfratello (11), Abigail Keith (10), Maxwell Rees (11), Adam Cobban (11), Andrew Ackerman (9), Stephen Diamantos (11), Evan 
Vendl (11), Sean Flynn (11), Celine McCormack (11), Michael Villarreal (9), Matthew Brady (9), Aaron Sako (12), Jeremy Andres (12), Niklas Gustafson (10), Andrew Dunn 
(10), Ian McGrath (11), Jacob Gouwens (12), Jordan Martin (12), Cassidy Michau (11), William Wyatt (10), Justice Martin (10), Allison Book (9). Madelyn Nohos (9), Jacob 
Boshears (10), Dawson Stroud (9), Jesse Jashenski (11) Back Row: Francis Jagiella (12), Keegan Whitney (12), Griffin Taylor (10). Anthony Panozzo (11). Amber Poortenga 
(10), Anna Baldauf (11), Hannah Peters (9), Sara Anderson (1 2), Theofams Rauch (12). Brandon Barehead (12), Adam Bogennef (12), Kevin Zielinski (12). Brian West (10), 
Benjamin Guzek (11), Matthew Beemsterboer (10), Stephanie Pomplin (1 2), Samantha Browne (12), Elizabeth Toren (12), Kaitlyn Seitz (9), Nadia Magnabosco (9). Erin Taylor 
(9), Sean Pidrak (1 2), Leah Gross (9), Rustin Vernengo (1 2) 


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CONCERT CHOIR 

— — U 



Front Row: Rachel McCord (12), Lena Almaguer (12), Rachel Dobias (12), 
Christi Raichle (11), Austin Traina (10), Brenda Jimenez (12), Caroline Jamga 
(12), Ashley Bates (12) Second Row: Lauren Bourget (12), Lindsey Solan 

(11) , Jackson DeLisle (10), Adam Gustas (9), Brett Balicki (10), Jacob Kennedy 

(12) , Christopher Bartlett (12), Micheal Krga (10), Sarah Stancik (12), Josilyne 
Farmer (12), Alayna Prisby (11) Third Row: Holly Alexander (12), Victoria 
Gonzalez (12), Paige Kruk (12), Jennifer Alvarez (10), Justin Cortez (11), Montes 
Pirtle (11), Roger Kaufman (10), Deamontria Robinson (11), Reilly Cosgrove 

(1 2), Emma Rose (12) Back Row: Breanna Powers (11), Lauren Myers (1 2), 
Francis Jagiella (12), Charles Lobaugh (12), Zachary Buntin (12), Ronald Lee 
(11), Matthew Martinez (11), Spencer Wise (10), Daniel Guzman (12), Ryan 
Powers (11), Kristi Schultz (1 2) Not pictured: Victoria Brazzale (12). Mia Gjel- 
dum (12), Jadon Bloom (10) 



Front Row: Kaitlynn Lemus (10), Larissa McBride (10), KC Perry (10), Brit¬ 
tany Rattray (12), Brenda Jimenez (12), Elnora Stroud (11), April Koepke (11) 
Second Row: Rachel McCord (12), Sydney Farmer (10), Anastasia Rauch 

(10) , Megan Barry (10), Lauren Druzbicki (10), Victoria Gonzalez (12), Morgan 
Massei (10) Third Row: Breanna Patrick (10), Megan Seibert (11), Madison 
Breford (10), Mariam Shatat (10), Chelsea Barzycki (10), Kennedy Moore (10), 
Morgan Horgash (10), Ashley Jadernak (10) Back Row: Paige Kruk (12), Chris¬ 
tina Tipman (10), Elise Bereolos (10), Payton Pawelski (10), Hannah Scherer 

(11) , Michelle Duran (10), Kristina Donovan (11) Not Pictured: Caroline Jamga 


BELLS I 



Front Row: Eva Kimberly (10), Amanda Mitcheltree (10), Macey Anderson (9), 
Hannah Hestermann (9), Maya Tobin (9) Second Row: Hilary VanderVelde (10), 
Katherine Znavor (9), Jaime Winquist (9), Concetta DalSanto (11), Savannah 
Childress (10), Katlynn Grace (11), Jennifer Alvarez (10) Third Row: Danielle 
Gaines (10), Katherine Veronesi (9), Michelle Hernadez (10), Jasmin Alvarado 
(10). Leah Alvarez (10), Lauren Tatina (9) Back Row: Danielle Sprouse (10), 
Elizabeth Arnold (11), Samantha Lane (10), Madison Magdziarz (9), Spencer 
Wise (10), Lauren Rademacher (10), Katherine Freeman (10) Not Pictured: 
Michelle Hernandez (10) 


BELLS II 



Front Row: Emily Baginski (11), Concetta DalSanto (11), Rachel McCord (12) 
Second Row: Stephanie Pekala (12), Nicole Batres (11), Katlynn Grace (11) 
Third Row: Kara Guinn (11), Ashley Gayton (11), Marisa Jones (11), Marissa 
Grantham (11) Back Row: Breanna Powers (11), Ashley Ferguson (11), 
Rebecca DeVries (12), Delia Mapes (12), Margaret Delis (11), Meghan Adams 
( 12 ) 


278 


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VARSITY CHOIR 



Front Row: Jorie Kelley (11), Gabriella Goncher (10), Chelsea Barzycki (10), 
Breana Thompson (10), Jennifer Sanchez (10), Angelica Chalifoux (10), Sarah 
Logan (10) Second Row: Paige Kruk (12), Vivian Diaz (10), Sydney Farmer 
(10), Oscar Andrade (12), Tara DeGrauwe (10), Brianna Roethler (10), Kaitlynn 
Lemus (10), Jenna Pfeiffer (10) Third Row: Carrie Young (11), Cameron Jung 
(12), Bennett Young (12), Nicholas Rossi (9), Savannah Childress (10), Saman¬ 
tha McCormick (10), Korrina McCall (11) Back Row: McKayla Karagias (10), 

Ty Kullman (10), Jeremy Goodale (10), Malik Whitaker (10), Troy Schneider (10), 
Brandon Bianco (11), Ona Ahmed (10) Not Pictured: Jessica Wisniewski (10), 
Antonietta Ruffolo (10) 


JUNIOR TREBLE 



Front Row: Marianne Apuyod (10), Camryn Wallace (9), Ashley Jadernak (10), 
Hannah Hoff (9), Jennifer Sanchez (10), Marisa Nadon (9), Jenna Buntin (9) 
Second Row: Anna Samels (9), Maegan Walton (9), Victoria Wilkes (9), Kellie 
Repasi (9), Lauren Yacono (10), Olivia Alexander (11), Jennifer Alvarez (10), 
Isabella Gomez (9), Tia Lingvay-Guardiola (9) Third Row: Rosalinda Velasquez 

(9) , Giannoula Tjortjis (9), Danielle Buckley (9), Mikenzie Delia (9), Desiree 
Stoces (9), Stephanie O’Drobinak (9), Vera Kohut (9) Back Row: Ona Ahmed 

(10) , Alexandra Idalski (9), Isabelle Thomas (9), Megan Barry (10), Hannah Sou- 
roms (9), Kaitlyn Vander Laan (9), Michelle Duran (10), Rachel Arnold (9), Lana 
Niewiadomski (9) Not pictured: Angelica Chalifoux (10), Kayla Griffin (9) 


COUNTERPOINTS 


TREBLEAIRES 



Front Row: Holly Alexander (12), Austin Traina (10), Josilyne Farmer (12), Brett 
Balicki (10) Second Row: Ryan Powers (11), Charles Lobaugh (12) Third 
Row: Caroline Janiga (1 2), Lauren Myers (12), Ashley Bates (12) Back Row: 
Justin Cortez (11), Lauren Bourget (12), Zachary Buntin (12), Kristi Schultz (12), 
Ronald Lee (11) 



Front Row: Christi Raichle (11), Elnora Stroud (11), Lena Almaguer (12), 
Victoria Gonzalez (12) Second Row: Leah Harrison (12), Payton Pawelski 

(10) , Michelle Duran (10), Emma Rose (12) Third Row: Rachel McCord (12), 
Madison Breford (10), Lindsey Solan (11), Rachel Dobias (12), Alayna Prisby 

(1 1) Back Row: Breanna Powers (10), Elise Bereolos (10), Megan Barry (10), 
LeAnn Stutler (11) 


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CLUBS 



Front row: Lucas Phillips (11), Michelle Gergets (11), Nicho¬ 
las Rossi (9), Katlyn Kleszynski (12), Jesse Jashenski (11), 

Alec Bisone (12), Jacob Kiefor (10), Sara Logan (10), Jade 
Martinez (12), Robin Tucker (12), Emily Hepburn (12) 

Second row: Mrs. Cynthia Hoffman, Rachel Streck (9), 

Alyssa Woods (9), Cameron Jung (12), Elizabeth Beilis (10), 
Ashley Millette (11), Samantha Gross (12), Rachel Gross (10), 
Taylor Barchi (11), Ali Raja (12) Third row: Jack Rogers (9), 
Sarah Anderson (12), Jake Kelley (12), Elijah Doggett (10), 
Pablo Miranda (10), Austin Huber (9), Haley Rugis (10), Krysta 
Rietveld (11), Ryan Sweeney (11), Maneet Mander (12), 
Fourth row: Jacob Kleimola (10), Chase Lowden (11), Troy 
Schneider (10), Camryn Halfeldt (9), Brandon Bianco (11), 
Jacob Taylor (11), David Watkins (10), Kyleigh McCoy (11) 
Back row: Noah Sarkey (12), Courtney Kreykes (10) 



Front row: Caroline Dienes (12), Kristina Skvarek (10), 
Maneet Mander (12), Ashley Nylen (11), Christine Addison 
(12), Susan Anderson (12) Second row: Madison Gomez 
(12), Jordan Martin (12), Thomas Lisac (12), Erik Alcantar 
(12), John Hearne (12) Third row: Justin Lee (12), Tyler 
Crocker-Payne (12), James Lafakis (11), Rolanda Curington 
(12), John Gbur (12) Back row: Christopher Pritchett (12), 
Michael Skvarek (12) 



YOUNG AMERICANS 


Front row: Mary Beggs (12), Meghan Adams (12), Joshua 
Engels (12), Rylee Ollearis (1 0) Middle row: Kevin Culp 
(12), John Milaszewski (12), Andrew Beggs (12), Blake 
Bosold (12) Back row: Anthony Dous (12), Noah Sarkey 
(12). Joseph Sawicki (12) 


AMERIC AN SIGN LANGUAGE 



Front row: Jorge Tapia (9), Julissa Degollado (11), Alexan¬ 
dra Adams (10), Sabrina Castillo (10), KC Peery (10), Jarea 
Wilson (11) Middle row: Haley Rugis (10), Sarah Benedict 
(11), Candace Jarzombek (9), Demitra Adams (11), Madelyn 
Ackerman (10) Back row: Rebekah Lamb, Nichole Heus- 
mann (10), Raquel Rembert (10), Marcus Garcia (10), Matea 
Morales (11), Robert Belzeski (11) 


ACADEMIC SUPERBOWL 



Front row: Tiffany Tao (11), Andrew Voss (11), Eric Gon- 
siorowski (11), Roger Kaufman (10) Middle Row: Laura 
LeVander (11), Etura Williams (11), Guadalupe Cervantes 
(11 ) Back row: Arooj Mohammed (12), Nikola Tepsic (11), 
Brandon Grabarek (10), Candace Zummak (11) 


SCIENCE OLYMPIAD 



Front row: Rachel Kozel (9), Payal Bhatt (9), Sarah Her- 
manek (9), Madison Payne (9), Leanne Mroz (12), Tiffany 
Tao (11), Joyce Cometa (9), Brandilyn Stockton-Fresso (11) 
Second row: Andrew Pharazyn (12), Mohammed Hijaz (9), 
Mary Mulligan (12), Michael Shanks (9), Rachel Arnold (9), 
Guadalupe Cervantes (11). Third row: Gavin Schalk (9), 
Robert Hemmerling (12), Robert Belzeski (11), Faiq Quadeer 

(11) , Emil Govani (11), Lucas Rhone (9), Neal Govani (9) 
Fourth row: Sarthak Aggarwal (10), Marcus Cymerman 

(12) , Raymond Pollalis (11), Surya Vezhavendan (11), Arooj 
Mohammed (12), Michael Hemmerling (10) Back row: Austin 
Kunis (11), Aidan McCambridge (11), Chase Lowden (11), 
Jacob Jakubowicz (11), Jay Chopra (10) 


ENVIRONMENTAL 



Front Row: Anana Bulett (11), Jenm Popiela (11), Sarah 
Dingman (11), Ashley Millette (11) Back Row: Robert Belz¬ 
eski (11), Ariel Lara (11) 


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ANIME 



Front row: Jaclyn Lagunas (12), Marisa Repasi (12), Kimberly 
Hainsworth (10), Soyeon Cho (1 2). Socheata Ing (12) Middle 
row: Brittany Rabatine (11), Nicole Kekelik (12), Crystal Dam- 
arjian (12), Sarah Kranc (12) Back row: Margaret llic (12), 
Anthony Gallegos (12) 



Front row: Jamie Zega (12), Hannah Sonner (11), Jillian 


DeGroot (12), Sydney Thompson (12), Ashley Bates (12) 
Middle row: Victoria Brazzale (12), Samantha Gross (12), 
Jessica Enriquez (12), Sophie Sablich (12) Back row: Zach¬ 
ary Buntm (12), James Lafakis (11), Bridget Protsman (12), 
Alayna Wallace (11) 



Front row: Jamie Zega (12), Taylor Koutropoulos (12), Emily 
Mueller (12) Second row: Kelly Belzeski (12), Niji Shah 

(10) , Alyssa Scanlon (10), Amanda Roberts (11), Christine 
Foreman (12), Sarah Pedersen (12), Ashley Scanlon (9), 
Katrina Lozanoski (9), Jillian Wilschke (11), Alexis Morales 

(11) Third row: Rachel Kozel (9), Rachel Streck (9), Nicole 
Futch (12), Guadalupe Cervantes (11), Vanessa Marrufo (12), 
Alyssa Flens (12), Lauren Bustamante (12), Ashley Bates 

(12) , Sophie Sablich (12), Jennifer Mohamed (11), Madeline 
Hirschfield (10) Back row: Gurreet Chhokar (12), Reilly 
Cosgrove (12), Michelle Buckman (9), Cassidy Michau (11), 
Breanna Zeller (10), Stephanie Allcott (1 2), Maneet Mander 
(12). Rebecca Albright (12). Amanda Blais (12), Holly Alexan¬ 
der (12), Brandy Gabe (12) 


WORD OF LIFE 



Front row: Mary Beggs (12). Meghan Adams (1 2), Delia 
Mapes (1 2), Abigail Prince (12) Back row: Andrew Beggs 
(1 2), Anthony Dous (1 2), Robert Hemmerling (1 2), Joseph 
Brown (12) 



Front row: Tiffany Tao (11), Ashley Fitch (12), Navneet Kaur 

(11) , Stephanie Pomplin (12). Kelly Browne (11) Middle row: 
Mia Leatherman (12). Samantha Browne (12), Sherry Shibu 

(12) . Guadalupe Cervantes (11) Back row: Hailey Mueller 

(11) , Mary Beggs (12), Katelyn Schmitt (12), Meghan Adams 

(12) , Delia Mapes (12). Mary Mulligan (12) 



Front row: Mary Beggs (12), Meghan Adams (12), Hailey 
Mueller (11), Don Evora (12) Alexys Watkins (9) Middle row: 
Robert Hemmerling (12), Rayyan Karim (10), Arooj Mohammed 
(12) Faiq Quandeer (11) Back row: John O’Donnell (12), 
Tristan Gardenhire (12) 



Front row: Jamie Zega (12), Emily Mueller (12), Taylor 
Koutropoulos (12) Second row: Jovana Dodevska (10), 
Eamonn Duffy (10), Robert Belzeski (11), Samantha Browne 
(12), Stephanie Pomplin (12), Sabrina Sanchez (11), Emil 
Govani (11), Alex Baker (11), Nicholas Brandner (11), Andrea 
Abramowicz (11) Third row: Cole Reynolds (10), Sarah 
Bredar (10), Robert Hemmerling (12), Tari Markowski (12). 
Bridget Protsman (12), Gurleen Khatra (11), Taylor Doetterl 
(11), Jory Swider (12), Paige Cieslak (12) Fourth row: Kyle 
Vlcek (11), Noah Sarkey (12), Anthony Williams (10), Jacob 
Koontz (10), Jacob Jakubowicz (11), Jay Chopra (10), Chris¬ 
topher Shell (11), Marc Mertsching (11), Katelyn Schmitt (12), 
Jessica Comglio (12) Back row: Christopher Tuskan (12), 
Adam Bogenrief (12), Ryan Wiebe (11) 


RUNE 



Front row: Victoria Brazzale (12). Sophie Sablich (12), Jenna 
Resendiz (12), Socheata Ing (12) 


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Front row: Anastasia Rauch (10), Emma Rose (12), Madison 
Breford (10), Ashley Bates (12), Craig Bronson (10), Katie 
Badger (12), Sarah Hermanek (9), Eve Mendoza (12), Megan 
Eierman (9), Brandilyn Stocktan-Fresso (11), Elise Bereolos 

(10) Second row: Halle Pederson (9), Lily Camilleri (9), 
Derek Brownewell (12), Mia Gjeldum (12), Adam Gustas 
(9), Cathryn Cearing (11), Holly Alexander (12), Madeline 
Conley (11), Jessica Swatosh (11), Candace Jarzombek (9), 
Samantha Gross (12) Third row: Josilyne Farmer (1 2), Paige 
Kruk (1 2), Stephanie O’Drobinak (9), Walter Aleksic (9), Kyle 
Stovall (9), Ronald Lee (11), Coa Sakai (9), Rachel Front (9), 
William Kruzan (9), Madison Magdziarz (9), Kaitlyn Opperman 
(9) Back row: Mrs. Pam Neth, Alayna Wallace (11), Raquel 
Rembert (10), Parker Danner (9), Aidan McMambridge (11), 
Nicole Heusman (10), Kendra Williams (11), Zachary Buntin 
(12), Brett Balicki (10), Jackson DeLisle (10) 



ACADEMIC LETTER WINNERS 


Front row: Sophie Sablich (12), Madeline Hirschfield (10), 
Gabriella Born (12), Jamie Zega (12), Jillian DeGroot (12), 
Brandilyn Stockton-Fresso (11) Second row: Etura Williams 

(11) , Maneet Mander (12), Emily Rey (10), Samantha Gross 

(12) , Rachel Gross (10) Third row: Bridget Protsman (12), 
James Lafakis (11), Robert Belzeski (11), Madeline Conley 

(11) Back row: Aidan McCambridge (11), Jacob Jakubowicz 
(11), Anthony Dous (12) 


INTERACT 



Front row: Jordan Bibbs (9), Ryan Emery (11), Brandon 
Cole (12), Mr. Tom Clark, Brandon Szwet (12), Alexander 
Armstrong (12) Second row: Brooke Neyhart (11), Taylor 
BeDuhn (11), Anna Hallowed (9), Vanessa Maruffo (12), Alexis 
Morales (11), Jillian Wilschke (11), Jeccika Scialabba (10), 
Leanne Horne (12) Third row: Nicolette Bizoukas (12), Kayla 
Hallowed (11), Nicole Peterson (10), Kyle Kil (11), Sara Trem- 
bczynski (11), Gage O’Connor (11), Kayla Rech (12), Steven 
Sisk (12), David Paulauski (11) Back row: Jacob Mavity (11), 
Kazimierz Trybuma (11), Mitchell Nickolaou (11), Jacob Gra- 
ziani (11), Elizabeth Stefaniak (11), Denise Maruffo (9), Sarah 
Miotke (12), Rebecca Shelton (12) 


N-TEENS 



Front row: Jeanine Gilbert (10), Eva Kimberly (10), Sophie 
Sablich (12), Jillian DeGroot (12), Ashley Bates (12), Taylor 
Kourtropoulos (12), Jillian Wilschke (11), Gianna Mills (10) 
Middle row: Payal Bhatt (9), Duaa Hijaz (10), Lauren 
Druzbicki (10), Craig Bronson (10), Kayla Hallowed (11), 
Anna Hallowed (9), Diana Bolanos (9), Back row: Hannah 
Bryner (10), Joseph Gryzbek (9), Paige Cieslak (12), Jessica 
McCullough (10), Allissa Aardema (10), Gloria Maxwell (11), 
Nicole Geer (9) 



Front row: Evelyn Reder (9), Candance Jarzombek (9), Emma 
Rose (12), Madison Breford (10), Paige Kruk (12), Kaitlyn 
Badger (12), Eve Mendoza (12), Hade Pederson (9), Brandilyn 
Stockton-Fresso (11), Ashley Bates (12) Second row: Derek 
Brownewell (12), Mia Gjeldum (12), Adam Gustas (9), Rae- 
anne O’Day (12), Cathryn Cearing (11), Madeline Conley (11), 
Anastasia Rauch (10), Jessica Swatosh (11), Craig Bronson 
(10), Jackson DeLisle (10), Josilyne Farmer (12) Third row: 
Mrs. Pam Neth, Ronald Lee (11), William Kruzan (9), Kyle 
Stowed (9), Brett Balicki (10), Kendra Williams (11), Elise 
Bereolos (10), Cora Sakai (9). Alayna Wallace (11) Back row: 
Parker Danner (9), Madison Magdziarz (9), Raquel Rembert 
(9), Nichole Heusmann (10), Aidan McCambridge (11), Zach¬ 
ary Buntin (1 2), Walter Aleksic (9) 



NHS 


Front row: Kristen Copple (12), Jamie Zega (12), Lauren 
Bustamante (12), Sophie Sablich (12), Nicole Futch (12), 
Kaylyn Risse (12), Emma Rose (12), Alyssa Graziani (12), 
Tracilyn Muszalski (12), Amanda Blais (12), Alyssa Portela 
(12) Middle row: Rachel Kwain (12), Had Pedersoli (12), 
Stephanie Allcott (12), Natalia Madera (12), Trevor Clapman 
(12), Caroline Dienes (12), Emily Peters (1 2), Carly Norman 
(12), Stephanie Pomplin (12), Samantha Browne (12), Katlyn 
Kleimola (12), Rebecca Albright (12), Gabriella Born (12), 
Samantha Gross (12) Back row: Tiffani Gibson (12), Gurreet 
Chhokar (12), Brett Cassidy (12), John Hearne (12), Francis 
Jagiella (12), Jeremy Andres (12), Michael Deyoung (12), 
Kaileigh Kramer-Stephens (12), Emily Mueller (12), Brianna 
Shoemaker (12), Rachel DiNino (12), Megan Daly (12), 
Bridget Protsman (1 2) 


282 >OVER AND OUT 




















Front row: Brandon Long (11), Nicholas Biegel (11), 

Brayden McCoy (12), Brandy Gabe (12), Ashley Fitch (12), 

Valerie Ninahualpa-Graves (12), Alyssa Portela (12) Second 
row: Nathaniel Jackson (9), Michelle Buckman (9), Rachel 
Kozel (9), Brendan Kelly (11), Joseph Clark (12), Hailey Muel¬ 
ler (11), Brian Sweeney (11) Third row: Joseph Grzybek (9), 

Andrew Ring (11), Ethan Hunt (11), Andrew Pharazyn (12), 

Katelyn Schoenberger (12), Arooj Mohammed (12), Surya 
Vezhavendan (11) Fourth row: Sarthak Aggarwal (10), Cory 
Lehnert (1 2), Jacob Jakubowicz (1 2) Back row: Michael 
Lamont (12), Nikola Tepsic (11), Eric Shrader (12), Noah 
Sarkey (12) 

SOPHOMORE CLASS CABINET 



Front row: Rachel Gross (10), Madeline Hirschfield (10), Eva 
Kimberly (10), Gianna Mills (10) Back row: Emily Rey (10), 
Jessica McCullough (10), Sean Meyer (10), Allissa Aardema 
( 10 ) 

JUNIOR CLASS CABINET 



Front row: Tiffany Polyak (11), Manssa Grantham (11), Jen¬ 
nifer Lindholm (11), Jillian Wilschke (11) Middle row: Sara 
Lisac (11), Morgan Kelly (11), Megan Barme (11), Abigail 
Peppin (11) Back row: James Lafakis (11), Robert Belzeski 
( 11 ) 



Front row: Nkem O’Gonuwe (9), Christine Kutka (9), Nicole 
Geer (9), Emily Badger (9), Nyia Guy (9) Back row: Joseph 
Grzybek (9), Michelle Buckman (9), Hailey Phelps (9), Kaitlin 
George (9) 


FUTURE MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS 



Front row: Madeline Hirschfield (10), Amanda Roberts 
(11), Christine Foreman (12), Payal Bhatt (9) Middle row: 
Tari Markowski (12), Sonme Lopez (12) Back row: Sarthak 
Aggarwal (10), Jacob Jakubowicz (11), Nikola Tepsic (11), Jay 
Chopra (10) 



Front row: Joyce Cometa (9), Milica Vramc (10), Hilary 
VanderVelde (10), Jennifer Popiela (11), Jenna Resendiz (12), 
Adeline Perez (12), Emily Bernacki (12) Second row: Laura 
Brown (12). Bianca Munoz (12), Socheata Ing (12), Ugonna 
Nwannunu (11), Tiffany Tao (11). Anna Hallowell (9) 

Third row: Rachel Front (9), Erin Diviney (9), Emily Frame 
(12), Joellyn Polaski (11), Nicole Kekelik (12), Shannon 
Hearne (10), Courtney Smith (11) Back row: Jacob Wahlen 
(1 2), Randall Almazan (1 2) 


SENIOR CLASS CABINET 



Front row: Mia Leatherman (12), Samantha Gross (12), 
Sophie Sablich (1 2), Eve Mendoza (12), Ashley Bates (12) 
Middle row: Lauren Bustamante (12), Mary Beggs (12), 
Bridget Protsman (1 2), Sonme Lopez (12) Back row: Zachary 
Buntin (1 2), Katelyn Schmitt (12), Noah Sarkey (12) 


STUDENT COUNCIL 



Front row: Abigail Prince (12), Amanda Blais (12), Ariana 
Bulett (11) Back row: Victoria Brazzale (12), Sonm Lopez 
(12), Gurreet Chhokar (12). Ariel Lara (11) 


283 

































COLOPHON 




284 


>OVER AND OUT 

























Ictv & digital yearbook staff 



LETTER FROM THE EDITOR 


As hackneyed as it sounds, my 
high school experience seems to 
have slipped between my fingers. It's 
an odd thing how fast a school year 
seems to go, because as a publica¬ 
tions staff and as a school, we have 
accomplished so much and come 
such a long way. 

As a staff, we were behind the 
scenes when our school made 
national news and when the Lake 
Central we knew and loved came 
crumbling down. We covered news 
in a professional manner and gained 
a huge audience on our social media 
platforms as well as our up-and-com¬ 
ing website- lakecentralnews.com. I 
think the “Pub" experience is a unique 
one in the sense that we get to do 
such “grown up" duties while having 
the times of our lives. 

My Publications experience has 
taught me so much more than how 
to put together a 300-page book 
or meet deadlines. These past two 
years have been about building 
lifelong friendships and working under 

book information 


pressure and stepping up to take 
responsibility. It's been about totally 
geeking out over fonts and sympathiz¬ 
ing about curly-haired struggles with 
VP. It’s about making complex excel 
sheets with Wad over a couple boxes 
of Thin Mints. The things I will remem¬ 
ber won’t be tearing my hair out over 
a yearbook copy but horsey-back 
rides with Tristyn, Matt and Jamie or 
jamming out to Beyonce when stress 
relief was absolutely necessary. I 
could go on forever, because it seems 
like in Publications, there are always 
memories to be made. Publications 
has truly defined my high school 
experience by giving me a place to 
call home and journalism career path 
to follow into my future. 

My gratitude toward all the people 
in both Publications and at Lake 
Central who made my time here so 
memorable is hard to put into words, 
but I hope a simple thank-you will 
suffice for all I have gained from the 
overlap of my amazing high school 
experience. 

love, Samantha Gross 

YBKEIC 2013-2014 


Quiver Volume 48. Overlap, was printed by Herff Jones. 2525 Midpoint Drive, Edwardsville, KS 66111, 
with the assistance of Customer Service Adviser Lisa Merino, Technical Support Adviser Debbie Kind 
and Sales Representative Betty Samples. This book has a press run of 1,550, featured on 100 lb. paper 
Dunng early orders at registration, the book cost $50, while end-of-year orders in May reached $70. All 
page layouts were created using Adobe InDesign CS4 and Adobe Photoshop CS4 Our staff photog¬ 
raphers shot thousands of digital images using Canon Digital 50D, 60D and T3i. Giolas Photography 
in Merrillville shot all underclass, senior and group photos All the text in this book is set in the Berthold 
Akzidenz Grotesk family. 

Quiver Volume 47 was ranked Superior by the Indiana High School Press Association, and a First 
Class with two marks of distinction from the National Scholastic Press Association and many Harvey 
Awards through the IHSPA. 

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maker Finalist, was a Hoosier Star finalist from the IHSPA. and earned many Harvey Awards through the 
IHSPA. 



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1995 - 

2014 






£ ^R/like would make everyone happy and have everyone have a smile 
on their face. Everyone that would hang out with him got closer as a 
family. I think [that] now we talk more and help each other out after 
what happened to him,” Mark Flores (11) said. 


I didn't really know my brother because he was always [kept to] 
himself. He was also with his friends all the time, so he wasn’t really 
home. I did know that he loved football, and he loved to destroy a lot of 
stuff. He liked to hang out with friends all the time. When our family was 
over, he would usually be at a friend’s house, [or] at Redar playing a foot¬ 
ball game or something. He loved to go to the weightlifting room, too. 

He was a really strong man, obviously. I’m just, I’m going to miss him. He 
tested a lot of people when he left, and if you went to the funeral, there 
was a lot of people there. [His friends] were there, and [they] were really 
supportive. [They] helped us with a lot," Larry Doss (9) said. 


286 >OVER AND OUT 


( 


Mike Doss was like a brother to me. He is going 
to most definitely be remembered for the things 
that he has done for of all of us, especially how 
he changed most of our lives and putting smiles 
on our faces just by being there for us and be¬ 
ing the friend that he is. Even though he is not 
here with us physically, we know that he is still 
here with us emotionally, considering the love 
that we have for him is so big, and the love that 
he had for all of us is so big. We all still have the 
emotion for Mike in our hearts. That peace will 
not leave us at all. We go day to day struggling 
and just talking about how Mike has left us, but 
we still know that when we come together, that 
Mike is still with us. We pray about him and we 
talk about him all the time as if he is still here. 
We feel like he is spiritually [here], especially the 
people that were most affected by him leaving. 
Knowing that Mike is gone has really [had] an 
effect on all of us, but in a positive way. We've 
gotten closer and closer. The people who have 
had their struggles with each other were able to 
come together and settle their differences. It’s 
crazy how one man can change a lot of us for 
the better. Even when he was here, he would 
always make things better for us. Just knowing 
that he is gone, it uplifts our spirit every day to 
just constantly tell ourselves that this what Mike 
would've wanted,” Malik Whitaker (1 0) said. 


Mike was like a brother to all of us, and we 
miss him. He did a lot of things for us, [and] he 
was always there for us," John Lubotina (11) 
said. 


( 


Mike was always a good friend. One of the 
things that I always remember about Mike is 
when you’d make him laugh, he always had 
that really big smile. He just smiles real big. He 
was always really the first one to help some¬ 
one. If anyone had any problems, he was there. 
Mike was definitely like a brother," Joshua 
Lambert (11) said. 


Mike was always like a big brother to me. 

Even though he is gone now, he will still be 
my big brother. I have known him since the 
day he moved out here. He literally changed 
my life completely, and even though his soul 
[has] gone away from us, I still dream about 
him, just giving me advice when I have my ups 
and downs. I just hope he knows that we are 
always thinking about him, and we will visit any 
time he feels,” Rachael Mazon (9) said. 


^Mlfce was-one of the funniest guys I knew, and he 
was always there for me. He was there for every¬ 
one else that needed him. He was so kind and he 
was just fun to be around. Everyone is going to 
miss him, and I know that I will keep my promise 
to him and keep him and his family and his friends 
and Jessie [Bodnar] safe," Duaa Hijaz (10) said. 








Caleb was the [best] friend I have ever had. 
Since my freshman year of high school, we 
have been best friends. We got really close 
this year because we had two classes in a row 
together, and all we did was talk and laugh. He 
always brightened my day when he smiled or 
whenever we would laugh. His laugh was so 
obnoxious, just like mine. I’m pretty lucky that I 
got to be so close to someone like him. He [is] 
the best person I know, and he will never be 
replaced. I’ll love him forever. No matter what, 
he will be in my heart," Cayla Jansky (11) said. 


1 1 could talk about how perfect mine and 
Caleb’s relationship was and how important 
he was to me, but he already knows that, and 
that’s all that counts. Caleb and I had one of 
the most complicated relationships for two 
years that I don’t think anybody in the world 
could understand but us, and somehow it 
always worked for us in the long run. He was 
my rock and inspiration. Caleb was there when 
no one else was, he believed in me when no 
one else [did]. He also had loved me more 
than anyone else could love a person. I would 
do anything to bring him back here with me, 
so we could spend one last moment together, 
but knowing he is in a better place puts a 
little ease at my mind, even if it’s without all 
his close friends and loved ones by his side. I 
know he is watching over every one of us, by 
our side, always looking out for us, because 
that’s what he did even when he was here. I 
think of every moment and memory we had 
together and will cherish that forever. He was 
my first love, and I will never forget him. I love 
you Caleb Michael Salazar and will see you 
sometime again, Superman," Brianne Spiegel 
(12) said. 


Caleb Michael Salazar truly was one super 
man. Caleb had not only physical strength, but 
he had a mind full of strength and a spirit full of 
courage and love. He was one who accepted 
change. He knew everything had a beginning 
and an end, and the only thing that stayed con¬ 
stant was change itself. He made me realize 
nothing is permanent, and you must fully live in 
the present. This is the biggest lesson I have 
learned from his passing. He will live on in my 
heart and the hearts of others. Some people 
come into our lives as blessings, and others 
come into our Ives as lessons, but he was truly 
both to many. Rest easy, Cal,’’ Logan Sommer 
(10) said. 


daleb was the most understanding person in 
the world, [and he] always gave the best ad¬ 
vice, even if he was in a tough position himself. 
He was ridiculously funny, and you never knew 
what he was going to do next. That’s one of 
the best memories I have: him being spontane¬ 
ous and crazy. He was the strongest person 
I knew, and I looked up to that. He always 
seemed like he was older, even though I was,’’ 
Christopher Pritchett (1 2) said. 





We Will Meet Again Little Cuz 

My eyes filled up with tears as I heard the news 

It never occured to me, how much I could lose 

I find myself wishing that it wasn't real 

Every time I think about it, pain is all I can feel 

Tears fall from my eyes, I can barely see 

But my heart tells me that he’ll always be with me 

I’m glad he feels no pain now; he lives in a perfect land 

I can still feel the soft touch on my shoulder of his loving hand 

And I will love and miss him forever 

Until the day we are again together. 

Together in that perfect place above, 

Filled with caring, sharing and love 

But until that day comes, I will wipe my tears away. 

And hopefully see him again someday 
Rest in Peace Caleb Michael 
I love you! 

Ms. Jessica LaPato, West Lake 


(Caleb and I met in seventh grade and from then on, we became best 
friends. Within a year or two, we knew everything about each other. I never 
thought of him as a ‘best friend’ because he was family. I called his mom 
Mom’, and he did the same to mine. Caleb was my brother. No matter what 
has happened, he will never be anything less than the person he always 
acted towards me," Brandon Manchak (1 2) said. 














1995 - 

2014 

O 




You'll always be our shining ‘Starr’! 
Leotie= 

Loveable 

Energetic 

Optimistic 

Talented 

Intelligent 

Enthusiastic 

Rita McClure, Grandmother 


Her biggest quote was definitely ‘live life to the 
fullest.’ She was a good chick; it sucks that 
she's gone," Steven Morris (12) said. 


She was a very interesting girl. She spoke her 
mind, which I liked. She had some interest¬ 
ing ideas, obviously. I liked her for as long as I 
knew her. She was only in my class for the last 
nine weeks of school, and it was very upsetting 
when I read about that in the summer. I felt 
[really] bad. It just shows you [that] you never 
know what’s happening in people’s lives," 

Mr. Bryan Szalonek, History, said. 


Leotie attended the Lake Central School 
[Corporation] from Kindergarten to fourth 
grade; then [she] moved to LaPorte, Indiana 
and returned to Lake Central High School in 
January 2013. She was a friend to all whom 
she met, but you didn’t want to get on her 
bad side. She had intelligence beyond books, 
as her teachers, friends and family knew very 
well. She had wisdom beyond her age. She 
loved her family with all her heart. When she 
saw her little brothers, she’d holler ‘It’s the 
baybays!’ She loved animals, especially her 
pet mouse, Hashimoto. We will never forget 
our beautiful Leotie. She shines down from the 
stars, especially after it rains, so when you see 
that rainbow, it is her watching and guiding 
us. Leotie is our bright shining ‘Starr,’ shining 
down upon us from afar,” 

Rita McClure, Grandmother, said. 



288 >OVER AND OUT 








INDEX 



Aardema, Allissa 14, 38, 69, 110, 140, 
179. 182, 282, 283, 284 
Aaron, Nathan 182 
Abbassi, Sandy 198 
Abdelhamid, Jehan 214,263 
Abdelhamid, Jenan 166 
Abdelqader, Lena 166 
Abdelrazzaq, Mohammed 182 
Abramowicz, Andrea 31, 198, 281 
Abramowicz, Michael 182 
Abughofah, Yousaf 198 
Ackerman, Andrew 166, 277 
Ackerman, Madelyn 182,276,277,280 
Adams, Alexandra 89, 11 7, 182, 276, 
277, 280 

Adams, Demitra 117,124,198,276, 

277, 280 

Adams, Matthew 166, 269, 277 
Adams, Meghan 36, 95, 1 25, 145, 214. 

278, 280, 281 

Addison, Christine 214, 235, 263, 270, 

280, 285 

Aggarwal, Sarthak 182, 280, 283 

Agresta, Emily 166 

Aguilar, Austin 214 

Aguilar, Luis 166,276 

Aguilera, Alyssa 198 

Ahmed, Ona 279 

Ainscough, Mia 182 

Ainsley, Eric 198 

Ajder, Nikola 214 

Alb, Ryan 98, 264 

Albright, Rebecca 45, 91, 138, 146. 

214, 239, 254, 260, 265, 275, 281,282 

Alcantar, Erik 214,280,285 

Alcantara, Alexandra 182 

Alder, Brandon 182 

Aleksic, Walter 143,166,282 

Alessia, Bianca 166 

Alexa, Charles 137,214, 237, 271 

Alexander, Andrew 182 

Alexander, Holly 119, 214, 278, 279, 

281, 282 

Alexander, Olivia 198, 279 
Alfano, Alyssa 25, 33, 56, 204, 214. 

265 

Ali, Aaron 198 

Ali, Justin 166,257.264,269 
Allcott, Stephanie 7,214,281,282 
Allen-Breski, Amanda 115, 158 
Alieva, Mark 19,214 
Almaguer, Lena 214.278,279 
Almaguer, Samuel 182 
Almazan, Randall 214.283.301 
Almeida, Kristina 166 
Almeida, Monica 198 
Aloia, Gabrielle 22, 198 
Alvarado, Guadalupe 198 
Alvarado. Jasmin 182, 278 
Alvarez, Jennifer 182, 278, 279 
Alvarez, Leah 182, 278 
Alvarez, Lidia 198 
Alvarez, Qiana 198 
Amft, Jacob 166 


Anaya, Marlene 166 
Anderko, Kyler 214 
Andersen, Kelsey 182,263 
Andersen, Pamela 158 
Anderson, Dylan 198 
Anderson, Ellery 263 
Anderson, Hannah 198 
Anderson, Macey 82, 166, 278 
Anderson, Megan 77,214 
Anderson, Samantha 44, 182, 259 
Anderson, Sara 122,214,276,277, 
280 

Anderson, Susan 89, 104, 214, 255, 
261,280 

Anderson, Zachary 214 
Andree, Elizabeth 24, 145, 214 
Andres, Jeremy 214,276,277, 282 
Andrews, Carolyn 198 
Andrews, Matthew 166 
Andrews, Patrick 166 
Angellotti, Gabriella 198 
Angotti, Andrew 198 
Angus, Nina 182,277 
Anoe, Raychel 166 
Anuszkiewicz, Miranda 182 
Aponte, Nathan 60, 182, 256 
Applegate, Matthew 198, 264 
Applegate, Nicholas 198 
Apuyod, Marianne 182,279 
Araujo, Isaac 182 
Arehart, Karen 158, 254, 260, 263 
Arenas, Anthony 198 
Arenas, Christian 1 98 
Armato, Jake 198 

Armstrong, Alexander 137, 214, 282 
Arnold, Elizabeth 198,278 
Arnold, Rachel 166, 279, 280 
Arnold, Samantha 166 
Arreola, Joshua 182 
Arvanitis, Renn 182 
Ashby, Wilson 214, 301 
Atkins, Austin 166, 257, 262 
Augustine, Kaitlyn 198 
Aulinskis, Hannah 128, 182 
Avecillas, Ashley 214 
Awards, Senior 301 
Ayala, Francisco 182, 264 
Ayersman, Elizabeth 143, 182, 254, 
260 

Ayes, Paola 182 
Azzam, Ammar 182 



Babick, John 166 

Bacso, Don 158 

Bader, Brian 166 

Badger, Emily 143,166,283 

Badger, Kaitlyn 42, 214, 237, 282 

Badillo, Charles 198 

Baez, Brandee 214 

Bafia, Joseph 158 

Bagatella, Danyela 214,277 

Baginski, Emily 198,278 

Bairaktaris, Demetri 214,276 


Baisa, Gavin 166. 254, 260, 264 
Baker, Alex 198,281 
Bakker, Summer 182 
Bakouris, Nicholas 198 
Balcazar, Michael 166 
Baldauf, Anna 21, 198, 276, 277 
Balicki, Brett 24,59,62,100,141. 

182, 258, 278, 279, 282 

Balicki, Thomas 92, 214 

Balka, Aaron 166, 269 

Banaag,John 166 

Banasiak, Sarah 198, 270 

Band, Concert 277 

Band, Jazz 72, 273 

Band, Marching 34, 35, 57, 143, 273, 

277 

Band, Percussion 276 
Band, Symphonic 276 

Bandura, Nicholas 166,262,271 

Bane, Evan 166 

Bankroff, Laurel 158 

Banks, Alexandria 198 

Banks, Nikkitia 31,42, 166, 179 

Bannister, Joseph 72, 73, 118, 198, 

262 

Bannon, Tim 42, 157, 158 
Banquet, Best Buddies 143 
Banquet, Senior 144,145 

Barajas, Joshua 106, 107, 198, 264 
Baranowski, Christopher 166, 257 
Baranowski, George 152,158 
Baranowski, Rachel 166 
Baranowski, Teresa 198, 255, 261 
Barbato, Chiara 21 
Barchi, Taylor 198, 280 
Bardoczi, Alexander 214,301 
Barehead, Brandon 276, 277 
Barenie, Megan 32, 66, 85. 92, 106, 
107, 125, 135, 145, 198, 283, 284 
Barker, Rhett 214,268,301 
Barksdale, Justin 63, 166, 264 
Barnes, Alexander 214 
Barnes, Logan 198 
Barnes, Zyanya 166 
Barnett, Dakota 166 
Barnett, Derek 198 
Barnhart, Max 182,270 
Barnhart, Sam 166. 257, 262, 271 
Barnnett, Dakota 257 
Barrera, Nicholas 198 
Barrett, Gabrielle 119, 198 
Barrins, Michael 214 
Barrins, Sydnee 182 
Barron, Danielle 214 
Barron, Nicolas 182 
Barry, Megan 71, 75, 146. 147, 182, 
278, 279 

Barsic, Kenneth 166,277 
Bartlett, Christopher 214, 277. 278 
Bartochowski. Kendall 182 
Bartolomeo, Tony 158 
Barton, Hannah 166 
Barzycki, Chelsea 182, 278, 279 
Baseball, Freshman Boys 271 
Baseball, JV Boys 271 
Baseball, Varsity Boys 129, 132, 

137, 271 

Basile, Gavin 71, 106, 198. 264 

Basketball, Varsity Boys 60, 67, 73, 

91, 104, 118, 134 

Basketball, Varsity Girls 61,70 

Basting, Lauren 19,117,214 
Bates, Ashley 72, 79. 137, 138. 144, 
214, 278, 279, 281,282, 283, 284. 301 
Bates, Emily 166 
Bates, Morgan 166 


Bathurst, Jocelyn 198, 277 

Bathurst, Jordan 166 

Batres, Nicole 198,278 

Beader, Natasa 182, 258 

Beasley, Caleb 123, 166, 264 

Beaudry, Sofia 214 

Becich, Kelsey 31.51.85. 158 

Beck, Alison 150.198 

Beck, Ed 8. 84 

Beckwith, Ryan 182 

Bednarek, Adam 166 

Bednarek, Anthony 92. 182 

BeDuhn, Taylor 14. 198, 282 

Beemsterboer, Jacqlene 88, 182 

Beemsterboer, Matthew 77, 182, 276, 

277 

Beemsterboer, Zachary 72, 198, 269 

Beer, David 214 

Beezhold, Jason 198 

Beggs, Andrew 144, 214, 268, 280, 

281,301 

Beggs, Julia 198. 254, 260, 265 

Beggs. Mary 44.95,145,152,214. 

275, 280, 281,283, 301 

Begley. Sean 8. 124, 131, 145, 158 

Behrens, Kaitlin 182 

Behrens, Lauren 198 

Bell, Alex 166 

Bell, Hailey 182 

Bell, Joshua 198 

Bell. Rachel 60,61,71,182,263 

Bell, Samantha 182, 269 

Bellar, Matthew 182 

Beilis, Elizabeth 182,280 

Belzeski, Kelly 49,214,281 

Belzeski, Robert 131, 198, 277, 280, 

281, 282, 283 

Benavides, Desiree 182 

Benavides, Jasper 198 

Benedict, Brittany 166 

Benedict, Sarah 198,277,280 

Benko, Cheyenne 198 

Benko, Randy 182 

Benninghoff, Aaron 166. 257 

Benson, Cody 166 

Benson, Jared 198, 269 

Benson, Joshua 166. 257, 262 

Bereda. Ryan 31, 182, 256, 262 

Bereolos, Elise 71, 182, 278, 279, 282 

Bermingham, Myiah 198 

Bernacki, Emily 215,283 

Bernal, Bianca 182,277 

Bernardy, Samantha 41, 182, 255, 261 

Bertollini, Zha’rece 182 

Bertossi, Ryan 20, 198, 264 

Berumen, Bianca 215 

Berumen, Carla 215 

Berumen, Madison 182,255,261 

Beshara, George 182, 276 

Best, Brian 166.277 

Betancourt, Abagail 166 

Betancourt. Morgan 198 

Betancourt, Selena 198 

Betten, Jacob 215 

Bettis, Parriss 57, 105, 144, 215, 233, 
255, 261,269 
Beushausen, Nikolas 198 
Bhatt, Payal 166. 280, 282, 283 
Bianco, Brandon 198,279,280 
Bibbs, Jordan 30. 84, 91, 166. 269, 
282 

Biegal, Dennis 92 
Biegel, Hannah 166 
Biegel, Kathryn 215, 242 
Biegel, Nicholas 198. 283 
Bielawski, Alexander 182.264 


289 



Bilbro, Austin 198 

Billot, Isaiah 182 

Birkmann, Emily 182 

Birlson, Emily 22, 103, 129, 134, 198, 

268 

Bishop, Jenna 166 

Bisone, Alec 198, 215, 280 

Bisone, Taylor 215, 301 

Bizoukas, Nicolette 215,282 

Black, Sierra 198 

Blair, Holly 114,198, 269 

Blair, Matthew 166, 254, 260, 269 

Blais, Amanda 34, 145, 215, 254, 260, 

281,282, 283 

Blake, Austin 182 

Blanchard, Brandon 198 

Bland. Nathan 166,257 

Blankenship, Eric 166 

Blaze, Colin 166, 264 

Blessing, Genevieve 93, 215, 237, 265 

Blevins, Alyssa 182, 255, 261 

Bloom, Ashley 182 

Bloom, Jadon 182, 278 

Blues, Bystander 42 

Blythe, Madison 166,270 

Bobic, Radmila 198 

Bodell, Austin 198 

Bodell, Kailey 166 

Bodine, Stephen 182 

Bodnar, Jessica 182 

Boecker, Jordyn 166, 263 

Boeckstiegel, Gavyn 182 

Bogenrief, Adam 150, 215, 276, 277, 

281 

Bolanos, Diana 166, 282 

Bolivar, Alexandra 166, 255, 261 

Bolivar, Victor 256 

Boiler-Smith, Jenna 182 

Bolton, Breann 198 

Bolton, William 215 

Bonds, Kevin 182 

Bonhama, Elijah 166 

Book, Allison 166,276,277 

Booth, Steven 166 

Boring, Danette 64, 147, 215 

Bork, Michael 256 

Born, Alyssa 36, 48. 62, 78, 85, 199, 

221, 258, 259, 284 

Born, Gabriella 39, 63, 64, 65, 115, 

121,215, 254, 255, 260, 261,282, 

284, 301 

Born, Olivia 166,254,260 
Born, Samantha 199 
Borowski, Meghann 129, 182 
Boshears, Jacob 182, 276, 277 
Bosold, Blake 129, 145, 215, 271, 

280, 301 

Bosold, Jack 166, 262, 271 

Bossi, Anthony 166, 268 

Bougher, Hannah 182 

Boulas, Ana 27, 39, 199, 276, 277 

Boulazeris, Nicole 199 

Bourget, Lauren 62,71,91,100,147, 

215, 278, 279 

Bovard. Beverly 158 

Bowdish, Nathan 8, 46, 47, 62, 100, 

118, 124, 135, 199, 269, 284 
Bowman, Karen 158 
Boyle, Nathan 183 
Boyle, Ryan 215 
Brack, Kaitlin 183 
Brackett, Cory 183, 256 
Bradley. Torrence 166 
Bradner, Nicholas 258 
Bradtke, Grant 199 
Brady. Matthew 166, 276, 277 

290 >OVER AND OUT 


Brandner, Ashley 199 

Brandner, Nicholas 24, 199, 258, 281 

Brandt, Kevin 199 

Brann, Mia 277 

Brassea, Jeffery 301 

Brazzale, Victoria 33, 135, 155, 195, 

215, 240, 278, 281,283, 284 

Bredar, Sarah 138, 183, 255, 261,281 

Breford, Madison 119, 183, 278, 279, 

282 

Breshock, Teigen 199 

Broad, James 199 

Broad, Neal 183 

Broderick, Katelynn 215 

Brokke, Melanie 183 

Brokop, Kristofer 166,276 

Bronson, Craig 14, 45, 137, 183, 282 

Brooker, Lindsey 199 

Brooks, Devonte 199 

Brooks, Manuel 166 

Brooks, Sara 199 

Brosseau, Samantha 167 

Broussard, Kayla 199 

Brown, Alexandra 215, 277, 301 

Brown, Alina 215 

Brown, Anthony 215 

Brown, Brett 125, 167, 264, 277 

Brown, Desmond 183, 256 

Brown, Dylan 183 

Brown, Jakob 58, 183, 256 

Brown, Joseph 136, 145, 215, 269, 

276, 281 

Brown, Kevin 199 

Brown, Laura 215,283 

Brown, Michael 183 

Browne, Jack 167, 262 

Browne, Kelly 199, 276, 277, 281 

Browne, Samantha 44, 215, 276, 277, 

281,282 

Brownewell, Derek 215,282 

Brownewell, Katrina 183 

Brumm, Lori 128,158 

Brummett, Laurel 199 

Brummett, Walker 63, 167, 257, 264 

Bryant, Parker 167,271 

Bryner, Hannah 7, 25, 48, 49, 78, 79, 

85, 135, 145, 172, 183, 188, 221,282, 

284 

Buchler, Karlie 199 

Buckley, Danielle 167,279 

Buckman, Michelle 167, 281,283 

Buckmaster, Jordan 183 

Buckmaster, Rhys 167 

Budlove, Terri 48, 60 

Bugg, Cameron 167 

Bukowski, Ethan 167 

Bukowski, Evan 134,215 

Bulatovich, Ariana 77 

Bulett, Ariana 45. 199, 280, 283 

Bulic, Alyssa 167 

Buntin, Jenna 167,279 

Buntin, Zachary 32, 42, 44, 48, 49, 62, 

75, 78, 100, 11 7, 135, 146, 213, 215, 

240. 256, 278, 279, 281,282, 283, 

284, 301 

Burgess, Matthew 199 
Burgess, Skylar 199 
Burrink, Lyana 141,215,255,261 
Burrink, Tabitha 167, 255, 261 
Burris, Muncie 259 
Burvan, Emily 183 
Busby, Brittany 116, 183 
Bushey, Maria 199 
Bushong, Eric 1 23, 1 58 
Buss, Neal 183,276,277 
Bustamante, Elizabeth 167 


Bustamante, Emily 31, 199, 254, 260, 
269 

Bustamante, Lauren 74, 215, 237, 281, 

282, 283, 301 

Butler, Brian 199 

Buzalski, Alan 98 

Bzdyl, Adam 215,301 



Cabinet, Freshman Class 283 
Cabinet, Junior Class 105,283 
Cabinet, Senior Class 283 
Cabinet, Sophomore Class 30, 283 

Cain, Rebecca 106, 143, 183, 277 
Caird, Alex 167 
Calderone, Kevin 134, 199 
Calligan, Morgan 167,259 
Camarillo, Alyssa 199, 265 
Camarillo, Kayla 30, 167, 255, 261 
Camilleri, Lily 167, 282 
Camp, Christina 167 
Campbell, Alexa 183 
Campos, Clarissa 215 
Cappello, Abby 183, 255, 261 
Capps, Emily 199 
Capshaw, Ksenija 183, 269 
Cardinal, Alyssa 199 
Carlson, Courtney 199, 265 
Carlton, Matthew 3, 19, 52, 72, 81, 
112, 147, 150, 196, 215, 243, 277, 
284, 301 

Carnagey, Madison 36,215 
Carpenter, Stephanie 215 
Carroll, Zoe 254, 260, 269 
Carstensen, Darryl 158 
Carter, Alyssa 167, 265 
Carter, Paige 65, 138, 183, 270 
Caruso, DeMarco 167 
Carvajal, Stefany 183 
Cary, Courtney 215 
Cash, Benjamin 199,276,277 
Cassidy, Brett 282 
Cassidy, Brianna 199 
Castaneda, Denise 76, 114, 167 
Castaneda, Maritza 115, 199, 254, 
260, 269 

Castaneda, Olivia 215 

Castillo, Albert 93, 199 

Castillo, Sabrina 183, 280 

Casto, Jonathan 199 

Cavins, Brandon 215 

Cearing, Cathryn 8, 12, 22, 23, 44, 53, 

108, 155, 163, 199, 282, 284 

Centanni, Paul 183,256 

Centralettes, JV 82 

Centralettes, Varsity 82, 93, 101, 

265 

Ceremony, Commencement 141, 
152, 153 

Cergizan, Linci 215 
Cervantes, Guadalupe 199,280,281 
Chadd, Aaron 167, 257, 276 
Chaki Roy, Vinayak 183 
Chalifoux, Angelica 183, 279 
Chandos, Ellie 167 
Chapa, Samantha 167 
Chapski, Matthew 183 
Chatel, Joseph 199 
Chavarria, Jennifer 167,277 
Chavez, Allison 183 
Chavez, Rita 46 


Cheerleading, Freshman Girls 255, 
261 

Cheerleading, JV Girls 255, 261 
Cheerleading, Varsity Girls 57, 82, 
255, 261 

Cheesebourough, Jocelynn 82, 183 
Chekaluk, Austin 66, 183 
Chelbana, Madison 167 
Chelbana, Paige 45, 84, 142, 199, 211 
Chen, Ruth 167 

Chenoweth, Colin 199,254,260 
Chess, Zachary 167, 276 
Chhokar, Gurreet 281,282, 283 
Chhokar, Savreet 183 
Childress, Savannah 126, 183, 270, 
278, 279 

Childs, Lorenzo 199 
Cho, Haeryung 167 
Cho, Soyeon 215, 281 

Choir, Junior Treble 279 
Choir, Senior Treble 146, 278 
Choir, Varsity 279 

Chopra, Jay 59, 104, 138, 183, 280, 
281,283 

Choudhry, Aisha 167 
Christensen, Alexandria 199 
Christenson, Kodie 199, 264 
Chuckaluk, Austin 256 
Chung, Christine 199, 276, 277 
Church, Jamey 183 
Churilla, Erica 158 
Cialdella, Jessica 37, 102, 103, 215 
Cialdella, Michael 167 
Cieslak, Paige 216,281,282 
Cieslak, Trevor 183 
Cinko, Joseph 199 
Cistaro, Angela 167, 254, 260 
Clair, Melissa St. 159 
Clapman, Morgan 49, 141, 167, 255, 
261 

Clapman, Trevor 51,151,216, 257, 
282 

Clark, Alexandra 183 
Clark, Ashley 51 
Clark, Elijah 199 
Clark, Jamie 216 

Clark, Joseph 49,51,141,216,283 

Clark, Kathryn 57, 158 

Clark, Marissa 24 

Clark, Michael 37, 63, 167, 277 

Clark, Samuel 183 

Clark, Tom 8,14,48,60,68,69,91, 

282, 302 

Clark-Debutch, Marissa 199 

Class, Bells I 278 
Class, Bells II 278 

Classen, Elise 183,277 

Classen, Emily 199,277 

Classen, Hannah 199,277 

Cleeton, Taylor 167 

Cline, Tyler 167,257 

Cloghessy, Jillian 167 

Club, Academic Letterwinners 124, 

282 

Club, Academic Superbowl 280 

Club, Anime 281 

Club, Art 283 

Club, Astronomy 40 

Club, Best Buddies 77, 280 

Club, Debate 59 

Club, Enviromental 280 

Club, Interact 60, 282 

Club, Lake Central Hockey 92 

Club, Life 281 

Club, N-Teens 25,51,138,282 
Club, Rune 281 



Club, Scholars 281 

Club, Science Olympiad 280 

Club, Scroll 281 

Club, Sign Language 117,124,280 
Club, Spell Bowl 281 
Club, WISE 44,281 
Club, Young Americans 280 

Cobban, Adam 199, 276, 277 
Cody, Alexander 183 
Coffman, Cesily 167 
Colby, Sarah 63, 199 
Cole, Brandon 60, 85, 136, 144, 216, 
282 

Cole, Breanna 216 
Collaros, Erini 75, 183 
Colle, Chris 46, 47 
Collier, Dennis 167,262,271 
Combis, Sarah 167 
Cometa, Dianne 167,276 
Cometa, Joyce 167, 280, 283 
Concert, Choir 147 
Coniglio, Jessica 19,45,216,281 
Conley, Madeline 5. 34, 58, 72, 75, 97, 
113, 119, 199, 272, 282 
Conner, Casey 183 
Conner, Courtney 216 
Conner, Hunter 183 
, Conner, Morgan 183, 255, 261 
Cook, James 183 
Cook, Kayley 167 
Cook, Kobe 167,262 
Cook, Nicholas 167 
Cook, Stephen 167 
Cooper, Brady 216 
Copak, Tyler 167, 268 
Copeland, Samantha 22,199 
Cordell, Rebecca 49, 140, 216 
Cornejo, Stephanie 167 
I Coros, Reese 199 
I Cortez, Justin 199,278,279 
Cortez, Luis 199 
Cortez, Micheal 256 
Cosgrove, Reilly 26, 45, 216, 239, 278, 
281 

Council, Student 30,31,283 
Country, Varsity Boys Cross 254, 

260 

Country, Varsity Girls Cross 254, 

260 

Couture, Michael 183 
Cowser, Chandler 216 
Coyle, Cassidy 29, 58, 76, 96, 97, 117, 
134, 135, 195, 199, 284 
Crague, Jennifer 114,167, 254, 260, 
i 269 

Crawford, Jenna 139, 1 72, 180, 183, 

220 , 221 

Crawford, Keith 24, 25, 167, 258, 269 
Cress, Cayla 167,277 
Cribari, Toni 199 
Crilley, Hannah 183 
Crnkovich, Anna 167 
Crocker-Payne, Tyler 42, 59, 71, 216, 
256, 280, 285 
Crose, Katelyn 216 
Crothers, Reyna 183, 265 
Cruz, Cynthia 183 
Cruz, Jazmin 216 
i Cruz, Miya 167,277 
Crylen, Anthony 167 
Cuevas, Arnoldo 199 
Culbertson, Katelynn 183 
Cullen, Brandon 183 
Culver, Jonathan 1 83 
Cunningham, India 167,263 
I Curatolo, Alexis 167 


Cure, Brandon 183, 256 
Curington, Rolanda 60, 61,70, 151, 
216, 263, 280, 285, 301 
Curtis, Rojue 183 
Cymerman, Adam 167 
Cymerman, Marcus 280 
Cyrek, Brock 167 
Czajkowski, Jessica 183 
Czerwinski, Braden 167 



Dado, Nathaniel 199 
Daehn, Ezra 167 
Dahlkamp, Ryan 137, 199, 268 
Dahlkamp, Walter 183, 256, 269 
Daliege, Nathan 183 
DalSanto, Concetta 199, 278 
DalSanto, Jack 199 
Daly, Elizabeth 183, 255, 261 
Daly, Eric 216 
Daly, Megan 216,282 
Damarjian, Crystal 216, 281 
Damarjian, John 183 
Dambek, Tabitha 216 
Dameron, Jashawn 183 
Dance, Homecoming 32 
Dance, Prom 137, 140 
Dancer, Blake 183 
Danesean, Laura 199 
Dangerfield, Tara 183 
Daniele, Gina 216,276,277 
Daniele, Paul 216 
Daniels, Christopher 277 
Daniels, Jack 167 
Daniels, Shaina 57,145.216,244 
Danko, Gabriella 183 
Danner, Parker 143, 167, 277, 282 
Darter, Ethan 183,256,262,271 
Davids, Alexandria 36, 199, 259 
Davids, Alyssa 78,183 
Davidson, Lauren 277 
Davidson, Ryan 167,262 
Davis, Antwan 1 7, 199, 256 
Davis, David 167, 276 
Davis, Jordan 183 

Davis, Veronica 25, 58, 76, 93, 97, 195, 
199, 284 

De Los Santos, Dante 183 

Deavours, Courtney 7, 102, 103, 216 

DeBaggis, Benjamin 151, 167 

Decker, Haley 199 

Decker, Nina 167 

Decker, Ryan 167,257 

Deckinga, Clarence 199 

Degollado, Julissa 199, 277, 280 

DeGrauwe, Tara 183, 279 

DeGroot, Emma 167 

DeGroot, Jillian 20, 140, 216, 237, 

281,282, 284 
DeJoris, Jenna 216 
DeJoris, Zachary 167, 264 
Del Real, Jaime 183 
Del Real, Salvador 184 
DeLaurentis, Dana 34, 184, 277 
Delbovo, Jennifer 216, 243 
Delgado, Adrian 216, 243 
Delgado. Oscar 199 
Delia, Mikenzie 167,279 
Delis, Elizabeth 167 
Delis, Margaret 199, 277, 278 
Delis, Patrick 27,48,216 


Delis, Ryan 200 

DeLisle, Jackson 62, 11 7, 119, 278, 
282 

DeLisle, Jackson 183 
DelSangro, Julia 73,127,184 
DelToro, Lilianna 216,270 
DelValle, Alexander 184 
Demantes, Brendan 168,269,277 
DeMichael, Kyle 184 
DeMichael, Ryan 216 
Demir, Cosmo 184, 254, 260 
Demir, Harper 216 
Demma, Julia 66. 86, 92, 122, 125, 

216, 236, 265, 284, 301 

Denson, Jacob 38, 168, 277 

DePaolo, Breanna 216,234 

Dernulc, Tyler 184, 256 

DeSalvo, Aaron 216 

Desiderio, Cecelia 184 

Devine, Taylor 200, 255, 261 

DeVries, Douglas 38, 168, 277 

DeVries, John 158 

DeVries, Rebecca 20, 145, 216, 278 

Deyarmin, Jeremiah 200 

DeYoung, Michael 107, 216, 242, 264, 

282 

Diamantos, Stephen 200, 276, 277 

Diaz, Daniel 168,257 

Diaz, Isabella 168 

Diaz, Vivian 184.279 

Dickelman, Cory 72, 91, 216, 236, 262. 

301 

Diehl, Sean 184 

Dienes, Caroline 116,117,216, 280, 
282. 285 

Dijak, Frank 184, 262 
Dimopoulos, Jorey 200, 271 
Dingman, Sarah 134, 200, 268, 280 
DiNino, Gina 200 

DiNino, Rachel 91, 152, 216, 238. 265, 
282 

DiNino, Renee 114.146,184,269 
DiPasquo, Emma 184,255,261 
Dittmer, Ryan 1 68 
Dittrich, Andrew 200, 276 
Dive, Varsity 99, 105, 264, 265 
Diviney, Erin 168, 283 
Diviney, Sarah 84, 184, 265 
Djordjevich, Matthew 200, 256, 269 
Doan, Jillian 29, 32, 38, 200, 255, 261 
Dobias, Jacob 168 
Dobias, Rachel 217,278,279 
Dobkowski, Ryan 168 
Dobos, Breanna 30, 66, 83, 92, 95, 

106, 107, 184, 259, 284 

Dobos. Melissa 21 7, 301 

Dobrijevich, Rade 168 

Dodevska, Jovana 22, 184. 281 

Dodig, Daniel 168 

Doe, Ezekiel 59,217,256 

Doe, Zachary 168, 257 

Doescher, Chase 138, 200 

Doetterl, Taylor 200, 281 

Doggett, Elijah 184. 280 

Dolata, Alex 168 

Dolci. Megan 200 

Dombovic, Daniella 41.86, 93, 21 7, 

265 

Dombrowski, Jake 217 
Dominguez, Enrique 168,256,257 
Dominguez, Marco 200, 256 
Dominguez, Yvette 200 
Donovan, Alisha 200 
Donovan, Kristina 200, 278 
Doogan, Trevor 184 
Doreski, Anthony 184, 257 


Dorsch, Jeffrey 200 

Dosen, Erin 56, 73, 126, 135, 197, 

200, 228, 284 

Dosen, John 184, 269 

Doss, Larry 1 68, 286 

Doss, Michael 200, 286, 302 

Dougherty, Brianna 50, 200, 255, 261 

Douglas, Marissa 184 

Dous, Anthony 94, 21 7, 280, 281,282 

Downey, Ann 158, 254, 260 

Doyle, Cassidi 184 

Doyle, Lacey 168 

Dragisic, Milan 200 

Dransoff, Ashlynne 277 

Dransoff, Autumn 200, 277 

Dreger, Linda 41 

Drezga, Nemanja 168 

Drive, Blood 27.136 

Drlich, Dylan 168 

Drosos, Joshua 168, 257 

Druzbicki, Lauren 184,265,278,282 

Druzbicki, Matthew 56, 21 7 

Drzewiecki, Marcus 168 

DuBose, Brandon 168 

Duerst, Dawn 158 

Duffey, Eric 184 

Duffy, Eamonn 184, 269, 277, 281 

Duffy, Taylor 148, 149, 184, 277 

Dugan, Jack 217 

Duggan, Gino 184 

Duke, Phoebe 168 

Dulski, Jacob 123, 200, 256 

Dulski, Joshua 168, 256 

Dunbar, Brittany 184 

Duncanson, Chandler 184, 256 

Dunn, Andrew 184, 276. 277 

Dunn, Jacob 200, 256 

Dunn, Joshua 200 

Dunne, Jeremy 41,217 

Duran, Bradley 217 

Duran, Evelyn 184 

Duran, Michelle 184,278.279 

Durkin, Jessica 184 

Durnavich, Courtney 44. 217 

Duvnjak, Daniel 256 

Duvnjak, Ljiljana 168, 263 

Dvorak, Kathleen 217 

Dvorscak, Sean 217 

Dye. Anthony 184 

Dykstra, Jeffrey 168, 264 



Eader. Jacqueline 184. 258 
Eagle, Taylor 200 

Easterday, Cole 184, 254, 260, 264. 
269 

Echlin, Patrick 184 
Edgcomb, Hayley 200 
Edmonds, Courtni 200 
Edvardsen, Nate 168, 262 
Edwards, Dijon 184 
Ehlert, Meaghan 184 
Eickleberry, Cody 200 
Eickleberry. Elena 135,200,268 
Eierman, Megan 168. 282 
Einterz, Jennifer 58. 135, 200, 258 
Elder, Bradley 168 
Elgend, Maria 100 
Elizondo. Hunter 257 
Elliott, Luke 184 
Elliott, Noah 184 


291 










Ellis, Danielle 200, 259 

Ellis, Katelin 158,268 

Ellis, Micah 100 

Ellis, Taylor 200, 259 

Ellison, Jocalyn 184 

Elmalh, Eva 84,184 

Elmalh, Mena 217 

Elrod, Jason 217,239,277 

Elton, Joseph 217 

Elton, Margaret 184. 265 

Emerson, MacKenzie 184 

Emery, Ryan 83. 282 

Engelhaupt, Rachel 217, 242, 276 

Engels, Jacob 168 

Engels, Joshua 18. 38, 217, 280 

Enriquez, Jessica 26, 61,84, 102, 103, 

116, 139,212,217, 281,284 

Ensemble, Counterpoints 279 

Ensemble, Jazz 276, 277 

Ensemble, Trebleaires 279 

Ensemble, Wind 273,276 

Ericksen, Morgan 64, 104, 184 

Erickson, Emily 168 

Erickson, Ethan 168,277 

Ernst, Jason 217 

Ernst, Matthew 168 

Erwin, Sara 168, 254, 260 

Eskandar, Ramez 168 

Eskandar, Romario 217 

Esposito, Ferris 168 

Estrella, Jocelyn 184 

Evers, Brandon 63, 77, 78 

Evers, MacKenzie 184, 258 

Evora, Don 36,217,281,301 

Ewing, Donovan 184 

Ewing, George 200 

Extin, Brady 200 

Extin, Kylie 127,168,270 



Faberbock, Jordan 217 

Fagan, Delaney 200 

Fagan, Reilly 168.265 

Fair, Kai 184 

Fakhoury, Serene 168 

Fallon, Nathan 90, 184 

Fandl, Jennifer 113,158, 258 

Farag, Nicole 168. 269 

Farmer, Josilyne 21 7, 278, 279, 282 

Farmer, Lauren 168. 255, 261 

Farmer, Sydney 68, 184. 263, 278, 279 

Farmer, Zachary 168 

Faso, Michael 168,271 

Fassoth, Devin 217 

Fassoth, Kaitlyn 200 

Fastabend, Courtney 184 

Fedora, Hunter 168 

Fehrman. Kylie 168, 263 

Feldman, Skylar 184 

Fentress, Sabrina 184 

Ferguson, Ashley 200, 278 

Ferguson, Mark 112, 168 

Fernandez, Andrew 184 

Ferree, Jacob 217 

Fickett, Jacob 200 

Fife, Ryan 184. 269 

Filler, Eric 217 

Finals, Wrestling State 98, 99 

292 >OVER AND OUT 


Finlon, McKenzie 200 

Fionda, Meridith 200 

Fioretti, Samuel 184 

Fiorio, Alec 184 

Fiorio, Emily 184 

Fiorio, Jacob 168 

Fischer, Ryan 1 68, 200, 264 

Fisher, Kaitlyn 168, 277 

Fitch, Ashley 217. 235, 281.283 

Fitch, Clifford 184, 188, 277 

Fitzgerald, Kyra 168 

Fitzsimmons, Taylor 168 

Flahive, Nicholas 184, 269 

Flanagan, Katelyn 200, 277 

Flens, Alyssa 56,217,281,301 

Flens, Erik 217 

Florek, Nelson 145, 168 

Flores, Angel 168 

Flores, Faustino 200 

Flores, Mark 200,286 

Flores, Michael 56, 200, 257 

Flores, Nicole 200 

Flores, Selena 217 

Flores-Cuadrado, Sydney 49, 127, 184 

Florez, Erica 200 

Flowers, DeVonte 168,277 

Flynn, Caitlin 217 

Flynn, Ian 168,276 

Flynn, Sean 46. 200, 276, 277 

Football, Freshman Boys 257 

Football, JV Boys 256 

Football, Varsity Boys 16,20,29, 

32, 38, 58, 256 

Ford, Emma 200 

Ford, Pat 254, 260 

Foreman, Christine 31, 112, 217, 236, 

265, 281,283 

Formal, Winter 25, 85, 88, 89, 91 

Fortner, Caitlin 1 7, 200 

Foster, Stephanie 184 

Foushi, Dominic 200 

Fowler, Ryan 168,276 

Fox, Joe 158 

Fox, Justin 200, 277 

Frame, Emily 95,131,217,276,283 

Frank, Tyler 168,257,271 

Franovich, Jake 150 

Frassinone, Nicolas 127, 200 

Freckelton, Kylee 168, 263, 269 

Freckelton, Scott 158, 257, 263 

Fredrick, Ron 68, 69, 79, 115 

Fredrickson, Francis 184 

Fredrickson, Zachery 100, 200 

Freel, Kyle 168,256,271 

Freeman, Katherine 130, 184, 278 

Freeman, Kim 158 

Freeman, Martin 19 

Freeman, Marty 1 7, 86, 152, 158 

Frey, Michael 217 

Friel, Rylee 184,276 

Frieling, Kelli 217,241 

Frieling, Rachel 23, 168 

Frigo, Gabrielle 74. 200 

Fritza, Christopher 21 7 

Frolik-Ramirez, Anthony 168 

Front, Rachel 168, 282, 283 

Frye, Emma 127,184.270 

Fundich, Christopher 168, 257, 271 

Furmanek, Rachel 168, 259 

Fuscaldo, Samantha 184 

Fushi, Guiseppe 168 

Futch, Nicole 217,241,265,281,282 

Futch, Zachary 168 



Gabe, Brandy 48. 122, 148, 21 7, 244, 
281,283 

Gabe, Megan 35, 140, 148, 149, 184, 
277 

Gabel, Jenna 78,217 

Gabouer, Cameron 168 

Gabouer, Connor 21 7, 238 

Gacevic, Ljubomir 168 

Gagliano, Michael 200 

Gagliano, Nicholas 184 

Gagliardi, Samantha 168 

Gaines, Danielle 184,278 

Galindo, Carissa 200 

Gallas. Morgan 200, 277 

Gallegos, Alexis 185 

Gallegos, Amaris 185, 265 

Gallegos, Anthony 276, 277, 281 

Gallegos, Paulina 200 

Galvan, Jacob 36, 185, 256 

Galvin, Antoneia 277 

Game, Boys State Basketball 118 

Game, Homecoming 32 

Gandolfi, Al 158 

Ganser, Caroline 200 

Garcia, Adam 200 

Garcia, Anthony 168, 257 

Garcia, Jordan 185 

Garcia, Marc 66, 185, 280 

Garcia, Marcus 200 

Garcia, Marina 185 

Garcia, Nicholas 185 

Gard, Rory 217,239 

Gard, Victoria 71, 185, 263 

Gardenhire, Ethan 105, 185 

Gardenhire, Tristan 20, 79, 218, 281 

Gardenhire, Victoria 185, 259 

Gardner. Valerie 158 

Garibaldi, David 185, 264 

Garibay, Mackenzie 106, 218, 301 

Garlich, Hailey 68, 91,94, 151, 200, 

265 

Garrett, Tyler 218 

Garrison, Tyler 168, 257 

Garton, Matthew 185,254,260 

Garvey, Casey 185,254,260,269 

Garza, Ivano 68, 185, 264 

Garza, Jacob 200 

Garza, Jenna 168, 259 

Gayton, Ashley 200, 278 

Gbur, John 33,88,94,137,256,271, 

280, 285, 301 

Geenen, Alexia 185 

Geer, Nicole 168, 282, 283 

Geise, Hannah 254, 260 

Geiser, Kevin 200 

Gella, Michael 141, 185 

Gellinger, Nicholas 200 

Genovesi, Christopher 169, 264 

Gentz, Michelle 31,56. 82, 101,218, 

265, 301 

George, Kaitlin 169, 254, 260, 268, 
283 

Gercken, Lindsey 18, 36, 46, 185 
Gereg, Justin 169 
Gergets, Michelle 200, 280 
Gerlach, Bradley 169, 262 
Gerlach, Nicholas 200,271 
Gerling, Jacklyn 200, 263 
Gerling, Jessica 146,201,255,261, 
269 

Gerstner, Alexis 169 
Gerstner, Justin 169 


Getz, Jayden 169 

Geyer, Benjamin 71, 185, 264 

Giannetta, Alessandra 201 

Giazzon, Timothy 127,201,276,277 

Gibbs, Russell 185, 264 

Gibson, Jacob 31, 79, 100, 169 

Gibson, Tiffani 218,282 

Giese, Hannah 56, 98, 104, 114,126, 

201,284 

Gifford, Ian 185,271 
Gilbert, Daniel 201 

Gilbert, Jeanine 14, 69, 110, 142, 179. 

185, 282, 284 

Giles, Alexis 218 

Giles, Anthony 169, 269 

Gill, Carli 218,235 

Gillen, Lexis 169 

Gillespie, Christopher 169, 257 

Gillespie, Collin 201 

Giovane, Isabella 22, 201 

Gist, Charles 169 

Givens-Coley, Kaelynn 169 

Givens-Coley, Kennedy 169 

Gjeldum, Mia 33,42,62,100,117, 

147, 213, 218, 278, 282, 301 

Glatt, Cory 218 

Glinski, Alec 35,185 

Glinski, Patrick 218 

Glista, Gage 169, 257 

Glista, Meggan 38,61,91,218,257 

Glover, Brooke 169, 255, 261, 269 

Glover, Luke 218 

Gnaden, David 63, 264 

Godinez, Cameron 169 

Godshalk. Carly 169 

Goin, Michael 18. 31,33, 39. 218, 256 

Golden, David 169,277 

Goldman, Samuel 169 

Golec, Haley 201, 265 

Golf, Varsity Boys 137, 154, 268 

Golf, Varsity Girls 34, 260 

Gomez. Alexandra 185, 255, 261 

Gomez, Christina 169, 259 

Gomez. Ethan 32, 79, 122, 201,269 

Gomez, Gabrielle 123, 201 

Gomez, Isabella 16, 169, 277, 279 

Gomez, Julissa 185 

Gomez, Madison 84, 144, 218, 233, 

269, 280, 285, 301 

Gomez, Vincent 201,276, 277 

Goncher, Gabriella 185, 265, 279 

Gonnella, Kara 169, 255, 261 

Gonnella, Kayla 169,255,261 

Gonsiorowski, Eric 119, 201,280 

Gonsiorowski, Laurel 185 

Gonzales, Alyssa 218, 234 

Gonzalez, Antonio 169, 264 

Gonzalez, Brian 201 

Gonzalez, Cain 201 

Gonzalez, Christina 110 

Gonzalez, Gina 169 

Gonzalez, Kaitlyn 185 

Gonzalez, Melia 201 

Gonzalez, Nicholas 218 

Gonzalez, Victoria 26, 218, 278, 279 

Good, Nicholas 155, 185, 268 

Goodale, Jeremy 88, 185, 279 

Goodwin, Jordan 256 

Gora, Megan 185, 265 

Gorczynski, Lauren 218,270 

Gordon, Harrison 185,256 

Gorman, Adam 201 

Gorman, Jacob 169 

Gorney, Elena 169 

Gorton, Jake 185 

Gorton, Samantha 169 



Gosnell, Michael 185 

Gotch, James 185 

Gotch, Julia 218 

Goulet, Amie 185 

Goulet, Douglas 218 

Gouwens, Jacob 218, 238, 276, 277 

Govani, Emil 201, 280, 281 

Govam, Neal 169, 280 

Graan, Rachel 169, 265 

Grabarek, Brandon 185, 280 

Grace, Katlynn 201,278 

Graeber, Taylor 218 

Graf, Brianna 169 

Graham, Jane 104 

Grahovac, Michael 185 

Granskog, Lauren 185 

Grantham, Marissa 56,77,201,255, 

261,278, 283 

Graves, Alyssa 201 

Graves, Brandon 218 

Gray, Garrett 22, 256, 269 

Gray, William 218,256,259 

Graziani, Alyssa 19,27,62,141,218, 

282, 301 

Graziani, Jacob 14, 201,282 

Graziano, Joseph 169, 262, 271 

Green-Moore, Jarod 151,185 

Greer, Hannah 185 

Grgic, Deni 201 

Griffin, Alexis 169,255,261 

Griffin, Jared 201 

Griffin, Kayla 169,279 

Griffin, Sean 185,256,262 

Grimier, Sarah 201 

Grimmer, Hallie 201 

Grimmer, Nathan 169,257 

Grimmer, Nicholas 201 

Grkinich, Lucas 169 

Gross, David 26, 36, 100, 152 

Gross, Jonathan 83, 89 

Gross, Leah 169,276,277 

Gross, Rachel 31,37, 54, 55, 77, 93, 

129, 141, 185, 258, 274, 275, 280, 

282, 283, 284 

Gross, Samantha 3, 24, 108, 145, 155, 
218, 236, 258, 280, 281,282, 283, 

284, 285, 301 

Grunewald, Kyle 83, 126, 218 

Gruthusen, Jordan 169, 276 

Gruthusen, Tyler 201 

Gruver, Julia 51,59,67,138,185 

Grzesik, Skylar 201 

Grzybek, Joseph 169, 282, 283 

Grzywana, Joshua 218 

Guevara, Celeste 201,277 

Guevara, Erica 169,277 

Guffey, Brett 185 

Guilfoyle, Ryan 169 

Guillermo, Chi Ann 218 

Guillermo, Nicole 201 

Guinn, Kara 201,278 

Guizar, Jacob 201 

Gurnak, Andy 158, 263 

Gurney, Jacob 169 

Gurney, Melanie 151,201 

Gustafson, Niklas 185, 276, 277 

Gustas, Adam 36, 44, 45, 142, 169, 

278, 282 

Gustas, Daniel 218, 254, 260, 269 
Gutierrez, Gina 124,201 
Gutierrez, Jade 169 
Gutierrez, Keith 169,257 
Guttillo, Dominic 169 
Guy, Nyia 169,277,283 
Guzek, Benjamin 201, 276, 277 
Guzman, Crystal 1 26, 169, 263, 270 


Guzman, Daniel 36,218,278 

Gymnastics, Varsity Girls 265 



Haddad, Anthony 218,234 

Haddad, Caroline 51, 185 

Haddad, Kimberly 185,269 

Haddad, Marco 169 

Haddon, Brandon 185,276 

Hagen, Jimmy 218 

Hager, Bradley 218 

Hager, Samuel 201 

Hahney, Robert 201 

Hainsworth, Kimberly 185, 281 

Halbe, Edward 185. 264 

Haley, Hagen 201 

Halfeldt, Camryn 63, 140, 169, 255, 

261,280 

Halfeldt, Sydney 185 

Hall, Brandi 185 

Hall, Chris 17,221,256 

Hallowell, Anna 169, 282, 283 

Hallowed, Kayla 201,282 

Halterman, Ashley 218, 255, 261 

Halterman, Tom 256 

Hamby, Brandon 169 

Hamby, Tarah 201 

Hamed, Omar 201 

Hameen, Krystian 185 

Hamilton, Kara 169 

Hamner, Hope 169 

Hanchar, Adam 185 

Hans, Kayla 169 

Hansen, Emily 185 

Hansen, Nicholas 185 

Hansen, Zachary 34, 169, 277 

Hardy, Madison 169 

Harley, Edward 218 

Harman, Talia 64, 74, 185 

Harmon, Chris 72,158,276,277 

Harnew, Stephanie 270 

Harnish, David 55, 66, 158 

Harnish, Roberta 106 

Harnish, Sarah 218 

Harper, Sean 131, 185, 264, 277 

Harrington, Thomas 185 

Harris, Kayla 201,277 

Harrison, Leah 218, 279 

Harvey, Jayla 70, 201,263 

Haskins, Joseph 185 

Hasley, Rebecca 201 

Hatfield, Clayton 185, 277 

Hauber, Keith 263 

Haugh, Patrick 185 

Hauter, Mary 169,276 

Hawkins, Kara 41,201 

Hay, Sofia 127,169,270 

Hayes, Debra 169,255,261 

Hayes, Kyle 72,201 

Hayes, Thomas 169, 262 

Hearn, Allan 201 

Hearne, Jessica 169, 255, 261 

Hearne, John 78, 218, 280, 282, 285 

Hearne, Joseph 185 

Hearne, Shannon 35, 54, 104, 137, 

185, 275, 283, 284 

Hecht, Alexandra 201,276, 277 

Hecht, Hannah 119, 169 

Hecht, Kristen 169, 270 

Heflin, Megan 169 

Heinrikson, Daniel 185,256 


Heifers, Megan 30, 66, 83, 92, 132, 
143, 185, 275, 284 

Hemmerling, Micheal 24, 185, 258, 280 
Hemmerling, Robert 125, 218, 269, 
280, 281 

Henderson, Gabriel 185 
Henderson, O’ljwan 169 
Henderson Ramos, Quilyan 201 
Hensley, Cassandra 201 
Hentush, Thomas 185 
Hepburn, Emily 143,280 
Hermanek, Sarah 169, 276, 280, 282 
Hernadez, Michelle 185,278 
Hernandez, Alexis 201,277 
Hernandez, Alondra 218, 277 
Hernandez, Brandon 169 
Hernandez, Crystal 185 
Hernandez, Donna 169 
Hernandez, Jesus 124, 218 
Hernandez, Nataly 169 
Heroux, Dylan 219 
Heroux, Meagan 219 
Heroux, Taylor 219 
Herrera, Alondra 201 
Herrera, Kristyn 169 
Herrera, Sicilia 93. 219 
Hess, Joseph 1 70 
Hestermann, Hannah 82, 130, 170, 

277, 278 

Hestermann, Kayla 185,277 

Heuberger, Michael 24, 219 

Heuberger, Sarah 186, 269 

Heusmann, Nichole 44. 186, 280, 282 

Hickey, Alexandra 1 70, 270 

Hickey, James 186 

Hiduke, Tristan 186 

Hiestand, Abigail 1 70 

Hiestand, Amelia 23, 30, 32, 219, 265 

Hijaz, Duaa 137, 186, 282, 286 

Hijaz, Mohammed 57, 1 70, 256, 280 

Hill, Alexandria 1 70 

Hill, Kayla 201 

Hinchman, Jenna 186 

Hines, Abigail 1 70, 269 

Hires, Tyler 22,68,201,264 

Hirosky, Jace 186 

Hirosky, Samuel 201 

Hirschfield, Madeline 37, 98, 104, 142, 

172, 186, 281,282, 283 

Hmurovich, Samantha 1 70 

Hoban, Nancy 158 

Hobbs, Sandy 119 

Hodges, Jodie 186 

Hoevker Hoff, Tyler 1 70, 257 

Hoff, Hannah 170,279 

Hoffman, Andrew 186 

Hoffman, Cynthia 158, 280 

Hoffman, Desirae 186 

Hoffman, Jacqueline 1 70, 259 

Holden, Ralph 59, 158 

Holechko. Jason 201 

Holechko, Ryan 201 

Holman, Joseph 201,277 

Holman, Kyle 170,257,277 

Holmes, Joshua 201 

Homans, Abigail 265 

Homans, Connor 106, 201,264 

Hopkins, Jack 170 

Horan, Jordan 219 

Horgash, Morgan 186,278 

Horne, Leanne 219,282 

Horneman, Raven 1 70 

Horvath, Michael 186, 256, 269 

Howard, Zhanae 186, 263, 269 

Howell, Jessica 170 

Howes, Michelle 219, 234, 276, 277 


Huber, Austin 143. 170, 280 

Huber, Autumn 186, 254, 260 

Huber, Christian 201 

Hueftlein, Gary 170 

Huesman, Nichole 45 

Hughes, Darius 1 70 

Hughes, Matthew 170, 276 

Huicochea, Jorge 186 

Huicochea, Kevin 186 

Hulett, Alyssa 26, 219, 235 

Hunsley, Sarah 48,69,114,115,170, 

254. 260, 269 

Hunt, Caitlynn 219 

Hunt, Cassandra 151,219, 277 

Hunt, Drake 105, 1 70, 264 

Hunt, Ethan 201,276, 277, 283 

Hunt, Marcellus 186 

Hunt, Owen 1 70 

Hunter, Tarik 201 

Hupp, Emma 31,201,265, 285 

Hupp, Samuel 170 

Hupp. Zachary 186. 254, 260, 269 

Huppenthal, Isaiah 1 70, 257 

Hussein, Dina 186 

Hynek, Andrea 201, 254, 260 



Ibarra, Kiana 1 70 

Idalski, Alexandra 1 70, 279 

Ignas, Kathy 158 

llic, Kristina 56, 186 

llic, Margaret 41,219,281 

Ing, Socheata 131,145,219,281,283 

Ing, Sreysar 139,186 

Inglese, Rachel 186,255,261 

Ingram, Kalie 170,265 

Ippolito, Michael 89,219,276,277 

Iragana, Jennifer 170 

Irvin, Jacob 1 70 

Irving, Matthew 186 

Irwin, Gina 101,186 

Isa, Dalia 1 70 

Ishii, Marvin 186 

Ismail, Ahmad 186 

Ispas, Abigail 1 70 

Issa, Anes 186 

Issa, Kawthar 201 

Issa, Mohammed 219 

Ivetic, Marko 201 

Ivezic, Christian 1 86, 276, 277 

Ivin, Austin 1 70 

Iwema, Leslie 139, 161,270 



Jachna, Roger 113, 134, 254, 260, 269 

Jacinto, Brittany 186.255,261 

Jackowski, Robert 158 

Jackowski, Tristin 1 70 

Jackson, Andrew 94, 219 

Jackson, Kennedy 1 70 

Jackson, Myeisha 201 

Jackson, Nathan 1 70 

Jackson, Nathaniel 170, 257, 283 

Jackson, Taylor 95, 1 29, 186 

Jacobs, Amanda 219 

293 



Jacobsen, Daniel 90,219 

Jacobson, Ty 201 

Jadernak, Ashley 186, 278, 279 

Jagiella, Francis 124, 219, 242, 276, 

277, 278, 282 

Jagiella, Taylor 157,201 

Jakubowicz, Jacob 201,280, 281,282, 

283 

Jamrock, Casey 186 

Janiga, Caroline 59, 100, 219, 278, 

279 

Janik, Morgan 136, 170 
Janjus, Ognjen 51,257 
Janosz, Sabrina 186 
Jansky, Cayla 201, 287 
Jansky, Joseph 202, 276, 277 
Janssens. Timo 21, 186, 258 
Januchowski, Elaine 170 
Januchowski, Thomas 202 
Jarach, Jessica 186,276 
Jarzombek, Candace 170, 276, 280, 
282 

Jashenski, Jesse 127, 130, 202, 276, 
277, 280 

Jasnic, Nenad 219 

Jensen, Rachel 202 

Jessen, Ronald 186,264,276 

Jessup, Tiffany 95, 202 

Jevtic, Dane 202 

Jimenez, Andrea 170 

Jimenez, Brenda 219,278 

Jimenez, Leonardo 186 

Jimenez, Richard 202 

Jinkerson, Jessica 1 70 

Joffre, Vincent 219 

Johnson, Juliet 30, 33, 117, 202 

Johnson, Michael 170, 277 

Johnson, Nia 170 

Johnson, Robert 1 70 

Johnston, Jacob 202, 256 

Johnston, Natalye 126, 170 

Jones, Brian 256 

Jones, Corey 202 

Jones, Elise 170 

Jones, Jayla 186,277 

Jones, Marcus 170 

Jones, Marisa 202, 278 

Jones, Nicholas 1 70 

Jones, Stefanie 170 

Jongsma, Kiana 219,254,260,276 

Jovanovic, Andjela 219 

Joy, Jessica 186 

Joy, Kelly 170,263,269 

Juarez, Stephen 219 

Jubera, Lauren 219 

Jumonville, Matthew 186 

Jung. Cameron 202, 279, 280 

Juran, Cory 256, 257 

Jureczko, Sydney 186 

Jurek, Madeline 1 70, 255, 261 

Jurek, Tanja 219, 284 

Jurkovic, Jacob 170 

Jurkovic, Nikola 219 

Juscik, James 186 



Kacir, Brittany 219 
Kahn, Zachary 19, 219. 234 
Kaiser, Kristen 127,202,269 
Kallen, Kelsey 186 
Kaminsky, Eric 202 


Kandoi, Kesha 26,219 

Kanosky, Danielle 59, 118,136,219, 

301 

Kanosky, Marc 170 
Kapetanov, Angelina 74, 76, 202 
Karagias, McKayla 186,279 
Karberg, Annabel 202, 270 
Karim, Rayyan 36, 186, 281 
Karr, Adam 186 
Karras, Maria 219 
Karwatka, Alex 219,276,277 
Kassie, Zachary 219 
Katalinic, Noah 143, 170 
Katsiris, Peter 186 
Kaufman, Michael 202, 264 
Kaufman, Roger 60, 186, 278, 280 
Kaur, Navneet 71, 106, 134, 202, 268, 
281 

Kaurich, Quinn 170, 257, 264 

Kawalec, Grace 42, 1 70 

Kawalec, Owen 202 

Kazmierski, Veronica 186 

Keels, Taryn 202 

Keichinger, Amber 186 

Keichinger, Ashley 146, 186 

Keith, Abigail 143, 186, 276, 277 

Keith, Ellie 48, 89, 1 70, 254, 260 

Keith, Hannah 99, 202, 254, 260 

Kekelik, Nicole 277,281,283 

Keleman, Emma 202 

Keleman, Erica 186,276 

Kelley, Devon 82, 170 

Kelley, Jake 152,219,280 

Kelley, Joelle 170 

Kelley, Jorie 202,279 

Kelley, Robert 219 

Kelly, Alexis 170 

Kelly, Brendan 197, 202, 283 

Kelly, David 38,123,140,141,219 

Kelly, Kaitlyn 219,240 

Kelly, Madison 186, 256 

Kelly, Morgan 202, 255, 261,283 

Kelly, Olivia 1 70, 263 

Kennedy, Jacob 278 

Kennedy, Rose 22, 66 

Kenney, Kirsten 186 

Keylor, Christopher 202, 264. 269 

Keylor, Collin 82, 186, 256, 269 

Khalil, Ariel 71,202 

Kharchaf, Adam 1 70 

Khatra, Gurleen 202, 281 

Khoury, Brianna 186 

Kiefor, Jacob 77, 143, 186, 280 

Kiepura, Nicholas 21, 100, 150, 202, 

276, 277 

Kieta, Jacob 202 

Kil, Kyle 202, 256, 257, 282 

Kilburn, Casondra 186 

Kilinski, Jeff 264 

Kilinski, Ryan 1 70, 264 

Kimberly, Eva 64, 101, 186. 278, 282, 

283 

King, Jared 1 70 
King, Madison 186 
King, Maxwell 42,170,257,264 
King, Michael 186 
Kirby, Joshua 46, 202 
Kirby, Megan 1 70, 256 
Kirmani, Samuel 202, 256 
Kish, John 170 
Kissee, Rebekah 170 
Klapkowski, Alexa 222, 254, 260 
Klapkowski, Alyssa 1 70, 265 
Klebs, Benjamin 186,257 
Klee, Perry 1 70 

Kleimola, Jacob 27, 98, 101, 186, 264, 


294 


>OVER AND OUT 


280 

Kleimola, Katlyn 99, 222, 282 
Kleszynski, Katlyn 222, 280 
Klootwyk, Alyssa 186 
Klootwyk, Stephen 222 
Knaley, Collin 170,257 
Knerler, Jessica 202 
Knizek, Elaine 202 
Koehler, Kyle 186 
Koepke, April 202,278 
Koerner, Austin 222 
Kohut, Vera 170,279 
Kolintzas, Nikko 51, 171, 257 
Konapasek, Kameron 254, 260 
Konieczka, Collin 222 
Komeczka, Connor 202 
Konopasek, Kameron 186, 264, 269 
Konopka, Anthony 264 
Koontz, Jacob 186, 254, 260, 269, 281 
Kopack, Michael 171 
Koricanac, Julie 158 
Korneck, Matthew 186 
Kornelik, Frances 171,259 
Kostecki, Marisa 171 
Koster, Samuel 186 
Kotecki, Mikala 186 
Koutropoulos, Taylor 45, 116, 222, 281, 
282 

Koutropoulos, Timothy 187 
Kovacevic, Dara 1 71 
Kovacevic, Nada 202 
Kowalewicz, Andrea 202, 277 
Kowalewicz, Nicole 277 
Kowalik, Emma 187 
Kowalski, Samantha 96, 97, 128, 152, 
222, 301 

Kozel, Brandon 36, 125, 145, 222, 

275, 301 

Kozel, Rachel 171,277, 280, 281,283 
Krachenfels, Kaitlyn 91,202, 265 
Krajisnik, Stefan 171 
Krakowiak, Cole 202 
Kralik, Ashley 171 

Kramer-Stephens. Kaileigh 13, 50, 74. 
222, 239, 255, 261, 282, 301 
Kramer-Stephens, Tyler 187, 254, 260, 
269 

Kranc, Sarah 222, 281 

Krasek, Sarah 202, 265 

Kraska, Thaddeus 11 7, 202 

Kreykes, Courtney 27, 58, 76, 91, 132, 

136, 187, 195, 258, 259, 280, 284 

Krga, Daniel 222 

Krga, Michael 187,278 

Kritikos, Nicholas 171 

Krizic, Kristin 222 

Krol, Megan 202,263 

Kroledge, Anthony 187 

Kronmger-Mackey, Jasmine 187 

Kroon, Taylor 171 

Kropp, Ashley 64, 222, 301 

Krout, Joshua 187 

Kruk, Paige 222, 278, 279, 282 

Kruk, Steven 171 

Kruszewski, Matthew 187,256 

Kruzan, Julia 187,259 

Kruzan, William 62, 171, 282 

Krysinski, Elizabeth 202 

Krysinski, Michaela 43. 116, 202, 267, 

284 

Kuechle, Caitlin 222 
Kuehner, Jack 66, 132, 202, 271 
Kuhlenschmidt, Claire 91 
Kulinski, Logan 187 
Kullmann, Ty 128,187,277,279 
Kums, Austin 138, 202, 280 


Kurivial, Alexandra 187,277 

Kurzeja, Andrew 171 

Kusbel, Lindsay 60, 85, 202, 255, 261, 

263 

Kutka, Christine 171,255, 261, 283 

Kutka, Elizabeth 277 

Kutka, Matthew 202 

Kuzbiel, Natalia 187 

Kwain, Rachel 222, 277, 282 

Kwiecmski, Jesse 171 



Laan, Kaitlyn Vander 1 77, 279 

Lacey, Paige 222 

Laczkowski, Casimir 222 

Ladd, Phillip 187 

Ladowski, Jessica 202 

Ladowski, Peter 171 

Ladwig, Laurren 222, 270 

Lafakis, James 24, 25, 202, 258, 280. 

281,282, 283, 285 

Lagreco, Brandon 187 

Lagunas, Jaclyn 281 

Lake, Maura 171,265 

Lale, Cynthia 158 

Lalla, Sagar 187 

Lam, Jeanme 171,254, 260 

Lambert, Brooke 88. 89, 105, 137, 

141,222, 239, 255, 261,269, 301 

Lambert, Logan 32, 123, 202, 256 

Lambert, Wilson 202, 286 

Lambertmo, Matthew 222, 301 

Lambrosa, Michael 222 

Lamont, Jason 171, 262, 271 

Lamont, Michael 222, 283 

Landeros, Luis 93 

Landl, Jonathan 222, 237 

Lane, Andrew 222, 254, 260 

Lane, Cameron 1 71 

Lane, Dylan 171 

Lane, Samantha 187,269,278 

Langdon, Mary 187 

Langwinski, Alyssa 202 

Langwinski, Austin 63, 171,264, 276 

Langwinski, Taylor 187 

Lanting, Brooke 171 

Laput, Carl William 171 

Lara, Ariel 202, 265, 280, 283 

LaRock, Brianna 171 

Larson, Jack 117, 187 

Larson, Richard 171, 258 

Laskey, Rita 158 

Lasky, Charles 92, 222 

Laurisch, Alexia 39, 76. 187, 255, 261 

Lawson, Aaron 187 

Lawson, Richard 22 

Layne, Mark 171 

Lazarevic, Lazar 202 

Lazic, Natalia 171 

Lazic, Tatiana 222 

Le, Loan 1 71 

Le, Nim 59,202 

Lea, Samantha 222 

Lea, Solomon 171 

Leal, Michael 202 

Leatherman, Evan 171,258 

Leatherman, Mia 152, 222, 281,283 

Leatherman, Ryan 97, 171, 277 

Lechowicz, Adam 187, 269 

Ledyard, Bill 14,15,54 

Lee, Charles 171 



Lee, Justin 277, 280, 285 
Lee, Nini 197 

Lee. Ronald 202, 278, 279, 282 

Lehnert, Cory 222, 277, 283 

Lemus. Kaitlynn 46, 187, 278, 279 

Lentmg, Madeline 106,171 

Leonhardt, Cody 187 

LeRose, Samantha 95 

Lesmewski, Zachary 222 

Lessentine, Austin 202, 256 

Lessentine, Christopher 59, 140, 256 

Lessentine, Peyton 171,257 

LeVan, Austin 202 

LeVan, Kyle 171,276 

LeVander, Laura 202, 280 

Leyba, Hannah 187,265 

Linares, Ashley 146, 171 

Lindholm, Jennifer 202, 255, 261,283 

Ungvay-Guardiola, Tia 171, 279 

Lionberg, Jason 171, 256, 264 

Lionberg, Ryan 171, 264 

Lisac, Emily 171,172 

Lisac, Sara 22, 32, 66, 92, 93, 107, 

125, 128, 136, 151,1 72, 202, 283, 284 
Lisac, Thomas 42, 49, 76, 83, 135, 

222, 280, 285, 301 

Little, Nathan 34,171,277 

Littrell, Ian 139,171,257 

Litwicki, Matthew 171, 271 

Livingston, Sarah 92, 187 

Llano, Gerardo 187 

Lloyd, Anthony 187 

Lobaugh, Charles 278, 279 

Lobaugh, Marcus 171 

Lobaugh, Michael 202 

Locke, Andrew 158, 262 

Lockett, Dasia 171, 276 

Lockett, Destiny 202 

Lockett, Lenoire' 171 

Lockhart, Gianni 202 

Lockhart, Paige 222, 238 

Loden, Bradley 171,271 

Loden, Joan 82, 158 

Logan, Sara 143, 187, 279, 280 

Lolkema, Myra 30, 265, 285 

Londono,Johan 202 

Long, Brandon 202, 254, 260, 283 

Long, Madelyn 107,171 

Lopez, Alexis 171,276 

Lopez, Alicia 171 

Lopez, Amanda 171,255, 261 

Lopez, Chrissa 202 

Lopez, Isabel 202 

Lopez, Jarrett 171,271 

Lopez, Jessica 187, 265 

Lopez, Juan 32, 222 

Lopez, Katrina 222 

Lopez, Leslie 187,276 

Lopez, Luzila 187 

Lopez, Mia 187 

Lopez, Sean 171, 262 

Lopez, Sonme 151, 152, 222, 283, 301 

Lopez, Yunuen 203 

Loubeau, Nia 203, 277 

Loving, JaVonte 187 

Lowden, Chase 203, 280 

Lowe, Jason 203 

Lozanoski, Katrina 64, 129, 171, 268, 
281 

Luberda, Andrzej 222 
Lubotina, John 203, 286 
Lucas, Megan 50 

Lucas, Michael 187, 254, 260, 269 
Lucas, Nicholas 171,257, 264 
Lucas, Phillips 203 
Lucka, Dayhlaina 93, 203 


Ludke, Brian 187 
Ludwig, Aaron 86, 203 
Luecke, Nicholas 187 
Lueder, Michael 171 
Lugo, Manssa 203 
Lukic, Milos 187,258 
Lulich, Ryan 203 
Luna, Alejandro 203 
Luna, Jesus 203 
Luna, Monica 203 
Luna, Rogelio 203 
Lundin, Devin 222, 256, 264 
Lunsford, Sara 203 
Lush, Noah 222 
Lutes, Britamy 222 
Lutes, Lauren 187 
Lutz, Hanna 171,255, 261 
Lyda, Jerald 187 
Lydick, Mark 73,171,276 
Lydick, Victoria 19,222,276 
Lykowski, Jordan 171,268 
Lyons, Samira 203 
Lyza, Carl 171,257 



Mabunay, Vincent 203 

Macak, Cameron 187 

Maciejewski, Tyler 187 

Maciel, Jackeline 187 

Maciolek, Nicole 203 

Mack, Taylor 203 

MacLagan, Dylan 171 

MacNeill, Justin 171,256 

Maddy, Katherine 45, 187 

Madera, Natalia 223, 282 

Madouros, Adam 203 

Madsen, Alec 203 

Magdziak, Caitlyn 171, 259 

Magdziarz, Madison 171,278, 282 

Magdziarz, Megan 223 

Magiera, Trevor 187 

Maginas, Thalina 171,255, 261 

Magnabosco. Nadia 101, 171,276, 

277 

Mago, Lucas 171,277 
Mago, Walkere 187 
Maguire, Jennifer 64, 65, 88. 95, 136, 
204, 223, 255, 261,284 
Magurany, Krista 203 
Majchrowicz, Clare 72, 187, 255, 261 
Makowski. Jonathon 1 71 
Malachowski, Nikole 223 
Malan, Mia 203 

Malatestinic, Megan 36, 37, 49. 223, 
259 

Malchow, Janice 159 
Maldonado, Faith 171,263 
Maldonado, Monserrate 187 
Maloney, Kevin 223 
Maluchnik, Adam 171,257 
Mamelson, Brianna 46, 223 
Mamelson, John 187,258 
Mamone, Krista 223 
Manchak, Brandon 79, 223, 287, 301 
Mander, Maneet 66, 86, 92. 107, 125, 
144, 223, 244. 280, 281,282, 285, 301 
Mander, Reetam 1 71 
Mangan, Anthony 174, 276 
Manno, Brandon 223 
Mantel, Alexander 38, 83. 88. 137, 223, 
271,301 

Mantel, Jacob 187 


Mantoan. Anthony 187 
Mapes, Delia 59, 223, 278, 281 
Mapes, Martha 101,187 
Marchi, Morgan 187 
Marciano, Carmela 203, 276, 277 
Marcmek, Jacob 203 
Marcimak, Cody 223 
Marcinkovich, Alyssa 203 
Marmkovic, llija 79, 203 
Marino. Isabelle 1 74 
Marino, Samantha 83,187 
Markiewicz, Elizabeth 79 
Markiewicz, Kurtis 203, 269 
Markowski, Abby 67, 101, 1 74 
Markowski, Tan 60, 74, 101,223, 265, 
281, 283 

Markulin, Lauren 203, 265 

Marovich, Brett 203 

Marquez, Stephanie 187 

Marra, Abigail 187 

Marrufo, Denisse 1 74, 276, 282 

Marrufo, Vanessa 223, 281,282 

Marshall, Jacob 1 74, 257, 264 

Marshall, Samantha 1 74 

Marshall, Jr., Howard 159 

Martens, Hope 174, 255, 261,268 

Martens, Rachel 187 

Martens, Skylar 174, 255, 261,268 

Martin, Brianna 203 

Martin, Cody 187,271 

Martin, Frank 187 

Martin. Ian 203, 262, 271 

Martin, Jordan 34. 262, 276. 277, 280. 

285 

Martin, Justice 187, 276, 277 

Martin, Lauren 1 74 

Martinez, Alexis 68. 106, 203 

Martinez, Amanda 223 

Martinez, Anahi 174 

Martinez, Jaide 223, 238, 280 

Martinez, Karina 1 74 

Martinez, Matthew 203, 278 

Martinez, Sarah 203, 269 

Martino, Karlie 187 

Martino, Kylie 203 

Massa, Kyle 84, 187, 254, 260, 264 

Massei, Kelly 21,92,223,237 

Massei, Morgan 187,278 

Matakovic, Kelly 130, 223 

Matasovsky, Noelle 106, 134, 203 

Matchain, Daniel 134,203,264,269. 

277 

Matchain, Samuel 203, 264. 269, 277 

Mathas, Tyler 187 

Mathews, Kayla 92, 94, 187, 265 

Mathews, Kyle 203 

Mathews, Quinn 203 

Mathis, Kevin 265 

Mathis, Miles 1 74 

Matlon, Charles 203 

Matthews. Kyle 256 

Matthews. Timothy 187, 256 

Matthews, Vanessa 223 

Mavity, Jacob 203, 282 

Maxie, Randall 187 

Maximtsev, Maxim 1 74 

Maxwell, Gloria 85, 203, 282 

Maxwell, Joseph 106,223 

Maynard, Michelle 174 

Mays, James 203,271 

Maywald, Paul 187 

Mazon, Nicholas 203, 269 

Mazon, Rachael 1 74, 286 

McAllister, Gabnelle 223, 276, 277 

McBride. Edward 223 

McBride, Jessica 223 

McBride, Larissa 60, 61,84. 103. 116. 


147, 150, 187, 278. 284 

McBride, Noelle 58, 75, 113, 132, 187, 

284 

McCall, Cody 203 
McCall, Kornna 203, 279 
McCallister, Doug 159,262 
McCallister, Ryan 203 
McCambridge, Aidan 75, 127, 203, 
280, 282 

McClelland, Michael 190,257 
McCord, Rachel 124, 223, 278. 279 
McCormack, Celine 16, 203, 276, 277 
McCormack, Teagan 174, 276 
McCormick, Samantha 57, 190, 279 
McCoy, Brayden 223, 283 
McCoy, Cassidee 174 
McCoy, Conner 1 74 
McCoy, Kyleigh 203, 280 
McCoy, Lainautica 203 
McCracken, Lauren 223 
McCuaig, Samantha 67, 190, 276, 277 
McCullough, Jessica 65. 88, 95, 105, 

140, 161, 1 72, 190, 204. 256, 282, 

283, 284 

McDaniel, Demi 203 

McDermott, Jayna 190. 195, 255, 261. 

270 

McDermott, Kimberly 1 59 
McDonald, Aaron 110, 190, 271 
McFarland, Samuel 190, 277 
McGee, Mariah 203, 277 
McGrath, Darby 106, 174. 255. 261, 
269 

McGrath, Ian 203, 276, 277 

McGrath, Marlee 203, 277 

McGrath, Riley 114, 203, 255, 261 

Mclntire, James 190 

Mclntire, Jillian 137 

McKeller, Taylor 203 

McKenzie, Emmanda 35, 190, 277 

McKenzie, Victoria 114.146,190, 269 

McKinney, David 174,257.277 

McManimen, Nicholas 1 74 

McNeiley, Miranda 203 

McQuay, Ka-Ontay 190 

Medeiros, Solange 190 

Medina, Julio 223 

Mehas, Rita 223 

Mejia, Anthony 174 

Mekhael, Joe 190 

Mender, Justin 203, 256 

Mendoza, Eve 18. 20, 21, 223, 240. 

282. 283 

Mendoza, Marisa 31,91.203 

Meneghetti. Anthony 89. 190, 262 

Meneghetti, Dominic 190 

Meneghetti. Matthew 67. 73, 105. 109, 

223, 242, 262, 268 

Merath, Ashley 190, 255, 261 

Meraz, Alejandra 203, 265 

Mercado, Grace 190.258 

Mercado. Jacob 223, 243 

Merced, Jose 203, 256 

Mercer, Jaren 203 

Merlo, Peter 174 

Merriman, Summer 203 

Merta. Alishia 223 

Mertsching, Marc 57, 143, 203, 276, 

277, 281 

Meseberg, Maxwell 1 74 
Mesman, Indy-Han 254, 260 
Meyer. Noah 1 74 

Meyer. Sean 30,31.131.147,190, 

283 

Meyer, Steven 190. 271 
Meyers, Corey 190 
Michael, Andrea 174 


295 



Michau, Cassidy 34, 58, 127, 203, 276, 
277, 281 

Michmewicz, Samuel 1 74 

Micka, Bailey 203 

Mickelson, Matthew 190 

Middleton, Olivia 66, 190. 255, 261 

Migliorati, Benjamin 203 

Mihajlovic, Andrijana 174. 259 

Mihalic, Hunter 174,271 

Miklusak, Emily 77,190 

Mikrut, Daniel 77,127,223,237 

Mikrut, Samantha 174, 255, 261 

Mikuly, Carlie 203 

Mikuly, Cory 1 74, 264 

Miladmovic, Aleksandra 190 

Milaszewski, John 223. 271,280 

Milaszewski. Nicole 1 74, 258 

Milausmc, Dave 159, 262 

Miles, Madeline 190 

Mileusnic, Nikola 203 

Miller, Abigail 223, 235 

Miller, Jessica 206 

Miller, Michael 190 

Miller, Noah 206 

Miller, Stephanie 82,190 

Miller, Trevor 21,27, 46, 223, 256 

Millette, Ashley 206, 280 

Mills, Brianna 190,258 

Mills, Gianna 190,282,283 

Mills, Stacy 159 

Milunovic, Marko 206 

Milzarek, Sarah 72,190 

Mink, Logan 206, 264 

Mink, Victoria 190 

Mmkema, Nicholas 62, 223, 264 

Minor, John 190 

Miotke, Sarah 223, 282 

Miranda, Aaron 223 

Miranda, Adrian 206 

Miranda, Bianca 1 74 

Miranda, Pablo 190,280 

Miranda, Robert 223 

Mireles, Matthew 172, 174 

Mishevich, Daniel 190 

Misirly, Matthew 224 

Misirly, Megan 190, 265 

Miskell, Hannah 206 

Miskus, Adam 1 74 

Miskus, Jonathan 224 

Mitchell, Brendan 224 

Mitchell, Madison 174 

Mitcheltree, Amanda 101, 131, 190. 

278 

Mitchuson, Tyler 269 
Mockovac, Chris 159 
Mohamed, Jennifer 56, 71.73, 104, 

114, 126, 141, 150, 152, 197, 206, 

281,284 

Mohammed, Arooj 280, 281,283 

Mohiuddin, Haroon 174, 276 

Monsma, Mitchell 206 

Montella, Jessica 174 

Moore, Alyssa 1 74 

Moore, Benjamin 34, 72, 190, 277 

Moore, Bradley 276 

Moore, Corinne 159 

Moore, Haley 190 

Moore. Kennedy 82, 190. 255, 261, 

278 

Moore, Michelle 159 
Moore, Richard 159 
Moore, Zachary 224 
Moorhouse, Jack 46. 159 
Morales, Alexis 74, 206. 281,282 
Morales, Joshua 1 74 
Morales, Mateo 206, 276, 277, 280 
Morales, Raul 224 

296 >OVER AND OUT 


Morang, Danielle 206, 263 
Moredich, Benjamin 1 74 
Moreno, Lisa 129, 159. 221 
Moreno, Victor 206 
Morgan, Alexander 105, 190, 264 
Morgan, Eric 190 
Morgan, Lydia 1 7, 256, 265 
Mori, Brittany 41, 123, 190 
Moricz, Maria 40, 190 
Morin, Emily 206 
Morris, Alexis 174, 255, 261 
Morris, Brandon 206 
Morris, Brett 1 74, 257 
Morris, Cassandra 190 
Morris, Darby 174, 255, 261 
Morris, Dashawn 206 
Morris, George 206 
Morris, Makayla 95, 206 
Morris, Steven 224, 276 
Morris, Tory 1 74 
Morris, William 1 74 
Morsovillo, Joseph 271 
Morton, Linda 1 74, 258 
Morton, Serena 190 
Mosca, Vicki 40 
Moseley, Devin 106, 190 
Mota, Christian 190, 271 
Motel, Liana 174,277 
Mrdak, Julia 224,276 
Mroz, Leanne 68. 224, 280 
Muehlman, Nicholas 224 
Mueller, Brandon 190 
Mueller, Emily 106, 224, 238, 281, 282 
Mueller, Hailey 114, 206, 281, 283 
Mularski, Dana 206, 254, 260 
Mularski, Eric 174 
Mulcahy, Cole 224, 277 
Mulligan, Mary 46, 224, 238, 277, 280, 
281 

Mullin, Natalie 224 

Mulvihill, Shannon 174 

Mundell, Megan 224, 255, 261 

Munoz, Bianca 224, 283 

Munoz. Dyanna 206 

Munoz, Mario 206 

Munsie, Joseph 1 74 

Munson, Emma 206 

Munson, Jamie 224 

Murphy, Alexis 123, 206, 276 

Murphy, Matthew 1 74 

Murphy, Nicholas 206 

Muscarella, Edward 190 

Musleh, Ashruf 190 

Musleh, Asma 224 

Musleh, Samer 190, 264 

Muszalski, Tracilyn 66, 90, 91,224, 

241,265, 282 

Myers, Alex 224 

Myers, Kaitlyn 224 

Myers, Lauren 18,24,59,145,224, 

239, 278, 279 

Mysliwy, Sarah 206 



Nadon, Marisa 1 74, 279 
Nadon, Paul 206 
Nammari, Reem 206 
Napiwocki, Autumn 1 74 
Naranjo, Marcus 174, 264 
Nash, Isaac 1 74 
Nash, Tyler 206 
Nathansen, David 190 


Navarra, Jacob 206, 258 

Navarro, Anthony 1 74 

Navarro, Damian 174. 256 

Navarro, Erin 206 

Navarro, Miguel 224 

Neal, Nathan 190 

Nebel, Timothy 190 

Nebesnyk, Christopher 224 

Neff, Brandon 190 

Nellemann, Patrick 224 

Nelson, David 159,276,277 

Nelson, Ellinee 42, 43, 106, 116. 224, 

266, 267, 284 

Nelson, Emma 190 

Nelson, Jessica 206 

Nelson, Joseph 174 

Neth, Pam 42,100,282 

Neth, Pamela 159 

Nevarez, Robert 190, 264 

Nevins, Lindsey 224 

Newell, Blake 206 

Newell, Kara 190 

Neyhart, Brooke 206. 282 

Nicholls, Nikole 206 

Nichols, Hayley 206 

Nickolaou, Mitchell 206, 282 

Nicola, Anthony 206 

Nicolaou, Andreas 1 74 

Nicolaou, Drew 257 

Niewiadomski, Cassidy 51,69, 90. 127, 

148, 149, 163, 190, 258, 284 

Niewiadomski, Ethan 174 

Niewiadomski, Lana 174,279 

Night, Senior Honors 145 

Ninahualpa-Graves, Valerie 224, 240, 

283 

Nippert, Logan 190, 264 

Nippert, Zachary 5, 72, 224, 276, 277 

Nisle, Alexander 137,206,271 

Nisle, Benjamin 107, 1 74, 262, 271 

Nohos, Madelyn 174,276,277 

Nolan, Aaron 224 

Noles, James 224 

Norcutt, Michael 206, 256 

Nordyke, Cassidy 174 

Norman, Carly 224, 276, 282 

Norris, Liam 224 

Norris, Nicholas 206 

Norris-Center, Kayla 66, 190, 265 

Norwood, Taliah 190 

Nosal, Amelie 224 

Nosal, Jonah 224 

Nosich, Jacob 206 

Novak, Aspyn 24, 206, 270 

Novak, Ciera 131,190,270 

Novak, Nathen 190. 264, 269 

Novitski, Connor 224 

Nowak, Daniel 1 74 

Nowak, Danielle 47, 206 

Nowak, Justin 174 

Nugent, Kelly 224 

Nunez, Elizabeth 190 

Nunez, Mara 206 

Nwannunu, Nwamaka 190 

Nwannunu, Ugonna 206, 283 

Nykiel, Nickolas 190,256,264 

Nylen, Ashley 206, 270, 280. 285 



O’Connor, Gage 206. 282 

O'Connor, Kacey 206 

O’Day, Raeanne 68, 69. 136, 224, 282, 


284 

O’Day, Rilee 137,174 
O’Donnell, John 224, 281,301 
O’Donnell, Kevin 1 74, 277 
O’Drobinak, Amanda 206 
O’Drobinak, Madison 277 
O'Drobinak, Stephanie 142, 143, 174, 
255. 261,279, 282 
O'Gonuwe, Nkem 1 74, 283 
O'Keefe, Quinn 76, 206 
O’Malley, Ashley 70, 206, 263 
Oboy, Luke 25,224,258 
Ochoa, Kristina 206 
Ohlenkamp, Angela 114, 122, 128, 
156 

Okwara, Joseph 190 

Oladeinde, Adeola 190, 269 

Oljace, Monica 190,277 

Ollearis, Rylee 72, 190, 259, 280 

Ollearis, Sydney 137, 224, 240, 301 

Olshavsky, Gena 174 

Olson, Morgan 190, 269 

Olund, Alec 16, 17, 39, 58, 59, 63, 88, 

137, 224, 256,271,301 

Onest, Allison 31,191, 254, 260 

Ooms, Aaron 175 

Opacic, Sam 257 

Opacic, Samuel 1 75 

Oparah, Lauren 191 

Opperman, Kaitlyn 1 75, 282 

Opperman, Michael 206 

Oprea, Chelsea 206 

Orseske, Alexis 191 

Ortega, Victoria 224 

Ortiz, Alyssa 225 

Ortiz, Antonio 191, 254, 260, 269 

Ortiz, Oscar 191 

Orze, Kelly 88. 1 75, 259 

Osearo, Charles 225 

Oseguera, Bernardo 191,256 

Osinski, Mitchell 141,225, 271 

Oskam, Mitchell 26, 225, 256 

Oski, Bailey 1 75 

Osmulski, Jeffrey 175 

Osorio, Anthony 206, 264 

Ostapchuk, Kalie 191 

Oster, Olivia 1 75, 259 

Oster, Quinton 22, 92, 225 

Owczarzak, Chase 15, 206, 258 

Owens, Judith 225 

Owerko, Andrew 225 



Pabon, Melanie 225, 270 

Pachowicz, Nicholas 191 

Padin, Felix 225 

Padm, Harley 1 75 

Paic, Nikola 59,137,256.301 

Palacios, Miguel 191,256 

Palaggi, Zachary 191 

Palasz, Ray 44, 75, 159 

Palkon, Ryan 206,271 

Palm, Erik 1 75, 277 

Palm, Mathew 23. 206, 277 

Palmer, Katie 131,191,277 

Palomo, Michael 191 

Paluszak, Tyler 191,277 

Panici, Brianna 191,277 

Panozzo, Anthony 206, 276, 277 

Paolella, Brandon 206 

Papanikolaou, Anastasia 41,91,99. 

128, 147, 150, 172, 191 



Pappas, Tabitha 1 75 

Pappas, Tristan 191 

Paprocki, Quinn 206, 256, 269 

Paredes, Alex 175, 271 

Parish, Jacqueline 24, 36, 191 

Park, David 206 

Parker, Myranda 1 75 

Parkinson, Cameron 1 75, 257 

Parks, Riley 99,191,254,260 

Parlor, Alexandra 191 

Parnell, Falyn 1 75 

Parol, Piotr 206 

Pass, Derek 175, 257 

Pass, Nicholas 206 

Pasyk, Nathan 191,256 

Patitsas, Damian 206 

Patrick, Breanna 191, 278 

Pattison, Benjamin 225 

Pattison, Maxwell 1 75, 271 

Paul, Kyle 1 75, 257 

Paulas, Joseph 206 

Paulauski, Daniel 191,264 

Paulauski, David 206, 282 

Paulson, Kelly 8, 12, 23, 53, 108, 134, 

142, 153, 206, 284 

Pavell, Joseph 35, 56, 143, 144, 1 72, 
188, 191,284 

Pavloski, Antonio 1 75, 257, 262, 269 

Pawelski, Payton 146, 191,278, 279 

Pawlak, Jered 1 75, 277 

Pawlak, Robert 206, 256, 269, 276 

Payne, Ashley 145 

Payne, Madison 1 75, 277, 280 

Payne, Monet 1 75 

Payne, Ryan 225, 276 

Payne, Samuel 206 

Payonk, Lesley 84 

Peda, Allison 159 

Pedersen, Sarah 26, 31, 141,225, 

240, 281 

Pedersoli, Hali 225, 277, 282 

Pederson, Halle 139, 1 75, 276, 282 

Pekala, Stephanie 225, 278 

Pelc, Nicole 206, 277 

Pellegrini, Emma 191 

Pena, Michael 1 75, 257, 264 

Pennavaria, Paige 1 75 

Peoples, Brandon 207 

Peppin, Abigail 39, 65, 95, 114, 115, 

121, 146, 147, 150, 207, 254, 255, 

260, 261,269, 283, 284 

Perez, Adeline 121,127,225,234, 

283. 301 

Perez, Bailey 191,269 

Perez, Benjamin 82, 1 75, 276 

Perez, Christopher 47, 207 

Perez, Jazmyn 225 

Perez, Manuel 191 

Perez, Michael 1 75 

Perez, Nicholas 191,277 

Perez, Thalia 1 75, 259 

Perry, KC 191,278,280 

Peters, Emily 225, 276, 277, 282 

Peters, Hannah 1 75, 276, 277 

Peterson, Brandon 191 

Peterson, Nicole 191,282 

Peterson, Rachael 207 

Pettenger, Logan 191 

Pezzuto, Francesca 1 75, 255, 261 

Pezzuto, Lawrence 225 

Pfeiffer, Jenna 129,191,279 

Phalen, Kennedy 31,66, 67, 86, 122, 

219, 241,256, 284, 301 

Pharazyn, Andrew 40, 225, 235, 280, 

283 

Pharazyn, Matthew 98. 1 75 
Phelps, Austen 207 


Phelps, Hailey 1 75, 283 

Philbin, Kevin 93, 225 

Phillips, Lucas 280 

Phillips, Tangieanna 175 

Picioski, Daniel 1 75, 256 

Picked, Brian 225 

Pidrak, Sean 94, 225, 276, 277 

Pieters, Adam 159 

Pietrzak, Jeremy 225, 256 

Pilackas, Tyler 175,264 

Pimentel, Monica 207 

Pinkston, Ethan 1 75 

Pinkston, Tyler 225 

Pinkus, Alex 225, 258 

Pinkus, Anna 1 75, 265 

Pinon, Anessa 207 

Pinon, Julian 1 75 

Pintor, Tristan 191,264 

Pirtle, Montes 207, 278 

Pisowicz, Lance 59, 138, 225, 301 

Pitchford, Adare 82,191 

Pittman, Hannah 65, 105, 122, 131, 

136, 225, 236, 284 

Piunti, Annabella 175 

Piunti, Brandon 1 75, 257 

Pivovarnik, Alexis 1 75 

Plants, Ashlyn 225 

Plaskett, Kristina 30, 62, 66, 83, 92, 93, 

101, 107, 191,273 

Platusic, Tyler 207 

Plaut, Paige 191,255, 261 

Plenus, Kevin 207, 264 

Plessas, Niko 225 

Plonka, Amber 276,277 

Pluskis, Andrew 207 

Poe, Hailee 191 

Pokraka, Hannah 225, 236 

Pokropinski, Nicholas 191 

Polak, Austin 207 

Polak, Lauren 225 

Polaski, Joellyn 207, 254, 260, 283 

Polito, Ryan 132, 225, 240, 271 

Pollalis, Raymond 207, 258, 280 

Polled, Taryn 207 

Polyak, Tiffany 38, 64, 65, 72, 105, 

207, 283 

Pomiotlo, Daria 191 

Pomplin, Stephanie 44, 225, 276, 277, 

281,282 

Ponce, Adriana 225 

Ponce, Daniel 1 75 

Poodenga, Amber 35, 191,276, 277 

Popiela, Jennifer 207, 280, 283 

Poplon, Jillian 150, 225, 265, 301 

Porras, Brandon 1 75 

Podela, Adrianna 1 75 

Podela, Alyssa 225, 282, 283 

Potkonjak, Sara 147,191 

Potts, Takoda 191,254, 260, 264, 269 

Potucek, Madelyn 207, 276, 277 

Pouch, Christopher 225 

Poulos, Nicholas 207 

Poulter, Rebecca 1 75 

Powers, Breanna 47, 207, 278, 279 

Powers, Jacob 101 

Powers, Ryan 207, 278, 279 

Pozzi, McKaya 207 

Pramuk, Sarah 125, 207 

Praski, Austin 207 

Prather, Josh 256 

Prather, Joshua 191 

Pratl, Nathan 191 

Pratt, Hannah 40, 65, 191 

Presta, Antonio 207, 264 

Presta, Nicholas 191 

Previs, Maggie 191 

Price, Justin 191,254,260,269 


Price, Madeline 1 75, 255, 261 

Price, Ryan 117, 225 

Prince, Abigail 99, 225, 265, 281,283 

Prince, Luke 175 

Prisby, Alayna 122, 123, 146, 207, 

211,276, 278, 279 

Prisby, Cameron 191 

Pritchett, Christopher 43, 145, 225, 

280, 285, 287, 301 

Pritchett, Tyler 191 

Professionals, Business 283 

Professionals, Future Medical 283 

Protsman, Bridget 1,3, 15, 18, 19, 21, 

33, 59, 79, 85, 109, 119, 144. 152, 153, 

225, 241,254. 255, 256, 260, 261, 

281,282, 283, 284 
Prowse, Tabitha 207 
Pruett, Derek 191 
Pruitt, Andrew 1 75, 257 
Pryszcz, Dillon 207 
Pryszcz, Michael 207 
Publications, Lake Central 30 
Pucci, Geoffrey 225, 236, 257, 301 
Puch, Nathan 67,191,257 
Pupillo, Anthony 27, 83, 95, 226 
Putnam, Jeremy 191,254, 260 
Pyzik, Isaac 11 7 
Pyzik, Sarianne 191 



Quadeer, Faiq 207, 280, 281 
Quandt, Maxwell 1 75 
Quezada, Anahi 175 
Quijas, Jacob 1 75 
Quinn, Colleen 35, 39, 54, 70, 106, 
191,228, 255, 261,268, 273, 284 
Quinn, Thomas 18, 33, 62, 226, 256 
Quiroz, Lexis 191 



Rabatine, Brittany 47, 62, 63, 100, 118, 
139, 207, 281 

Rademacher, Lauren 101,138, 191, 
278 

Radjenovich, Jonathan 226 

Radjenovich, Samuel 207 

Radoja, Katarina 77, 191 

Radtke, Kayla 15,191 

Radziejeski, Maxmilian 191,271 

Raeck, Ryan 1 75 

Rafalski, Colin 68, 1 75 

Raichle, Christi 68. 69, 1 24, 207, 278, 

279, 284 

Rainwater, Jereme 159, 256, 257 

Rainwater, Tom 105 

Raja, Ali 143,191,280 

Ramirez, Andres 207, 276, 277 

Ramirez, Angie 191 

Ramirez, Joshua 175, 257 

Ramos, Bryant 191 

Ramos, Inna 175 

Ramos, Sara 175, 254, 260, 269 

Ramos, Vanessa 191 

Ramos, Victoria 175 

Ramsey, Dale 264 

Rance-Cox, Nerville 1 75 

Randell, Halas 1 75 


Rangel, Benjamin 207 
Ranieri, Alyssa 175, 270 
Ransom, Amir 73, 207, 262 
Raptis, Helena 207 
Rasmussen, Eric 191 
Rath, Christopher 84, 226, 264 
Ratliff, Antonio 191 
Rattray, Brittany 226, 278 
Rattray-Elizondo, Hunter 1 75, 264 
Ratulowski, Justin 1 75, 257 
Rauch, Anastasia 75, 77, 191, 278. 

282 

Rauch, Theofanis 21,57, 72, 1 22, 226, 
276, 277 

Rauch, Valerie 226, 240, 256. 269 

Ray, Gage 69,191,262 

Ray, Kaseem 1 75 

Raynor, Sydney 226 

Rea, Anthony 145,175 

Reato, John 1 75 

Rebey, Mary 159 

Reception, AAFT National French 
146 

Rech, Joshua 254, 260 
Rech, Kayla 226, 282 
Rechlicz, Logan 1 75, 257, 269 
Rechlicz, Tanner 84.191 
Reder, Evelyn 143, 175, 282 
Reed, Alexander 1 75, 256 
Reed, Asia 207 

Reed, Hannah 17, 25. 29. 33, 89. 123. 

130, 157, 207, 284 

Reed, Jaicie 175 

Reel, Tyler 175 

Rees, Maxwell 197,207,277 

Regalado, Xochitl 74, 191,277 

Reichad, Alexis 191 

Reising, Daniel 123,226 

Reising, Mamie 1 75 

Reising, Ruby 1 75, 263 

Rembed, Raquel 44, 45, 62, 192, 280. 

282 

Renner, Brooke 207, 259 
Repasi, Kellie 175,279 
Repasi, Marisa 226, 238, 281 
Res, Emily 192 

Resendiz, Jenna 145, 226, 281,283 

Retske, Zachary 207 

Rettig, Melissa 159 

Revoir, Daniel 207 

Rey, Emily 27,58.75,130,132,139. 

141, 192, 282, 283, 284 

Reyes, Matthew 192 

Reyes, Reanna 192,270 

Reynolds, Cole 192, 254, 260, 281 

Reynolds, Savannah 192 

Rhein, Kyle 207 

Rhody, Jeff 55. 159, 254, 260, 269 

Rhone, Lucas 1 76, 280 

Ribelin. Emily 192 

Ricciardi, Chloe 192 

Rice, Brian 17, 21. 256, 301 

Rice, Edward 1 76 

Rice, Johnathan 207 

Rice, Lauren 192 

Richards, Ashley 207 

Richards, Autumn 176 

Richards, Dallas 192 

Richardson, Gunnar 1 76, 277 

Richardson, Kylie 207 

Richardson, Terry 159 

Richwalski, Alexander 207 

Rico, Alexandria 22, 207 

Ridder, Michael 192 

Riddering, Anne 27. 58. 60. 226, 256 

Rietveld. Krysta 207, 280 

Riis. Jeffery 207, 256 

297 



Rinaldi, Dino 207 

Rmconeno, Adrian 1 76 

Ring, Andrew 207, 283 

Risch, Anthony 207 

Risse, Kaylyn 98, 226, 282 

Risse, Nathan 176,276 

Ritchie, Emma 41, 128, 139, 192, 273, 

284 

Rivera, Antonio 192 

Rivera, Edgar 192 

Rivera, Jacob 226, 271 

Rivera, Jesus 192, 264, 276, 277 

Rivera, Juan 256 

Rivera, Livan 128, 192, 264 

Rizzo, John 1 76, 264, 269 

Roach, Morgan 176 

Roberts, Amanda 30, 31,207, 265, 

281.283 

Robertson, Ayanna 143, 176 

Robertson. Haleigh 207 

Robertson, Morgan 226, 276, 277 

Robinson, David 207 

Robinson, Deamontria 207, 278 

Robinson, Gelen 59, 63. 83, 98, 101, 

256, 264, 269, 301 

Robinson, Samantha 192 

Robles, Vanessa 192 

Rodda, Daniel 207 

Rodell, Kaylee 89,192 

Rodriguez, Eliasart 192,277 

Rodriguez, John 226 

Rodriguez, Tyler 192 

Roethler, Brianna 150, 192, 256, 279 

Rogers, Charles 176 

Rogers, Jack 176, 280 

Rogers, Jessica 176 

Rogers, Lawrence 192 

Rogers, Shea 192, 277 

Rokita, Amy 159 

Romero, Elizabeth 1 76 

Rosario, Rafael 1 76 

Rose, Emma 75, 139, 142, 226, 278, 

279, 282 

Rosenwmkel, Jordan 42, 207, 265 

Ross, Tyler 22,72,91,119,123,262 

Ross, Victoria 17, 176, 276 

Rossi, Nicholas 176, 279, 280 

Rossiano, Chris 254, 260, 268 

Rozek, Jacob 207 

Ruberry, Casey 207 

Rubick, Jacob 207 

Rubino, Gina 70,71,207,263 

Rucinski, Richard 56, 207 

Ruder, Randa 176 

Rudnick, Taylor 176 

Rudolf, Mackenzie 192 

Ruegger, Kristen 192 

Ruffolo, Antonietta 192, 279 

Rugis, Haley 192,280 

Ruiz, Jackie 159 

Ruiz, Jennifer 1 76, 256 

Ruiz, Jesse 226, 256 

Ruiz, Matthew 207 

Rusch, Samantha 176 

Ruthrauff, Austin 127, 207 

Ruthrauff, Ryan 132, 192, 262, 271 

Ruzga, Samuel 63, 264 

Ruzga, Tess 106, 146, 207 

Ruzga, Thomas 24, 77, 226, 258 

Ryan, Robert 91,118,226,262 

Ryba, Ryan 207 

Ryder. Joseph 192 

Rydlewski, Colton 176 

298 >OVER AND OUT 



Sabatini, Morgan 207 
Sabatino, Claudia 226 
Sabatino, Matthew 192,264 
Sablich, Sophie 56, 67, 89, 140, 226, 
244, 281,282, 283, 284, 301 
Sadural, Daniel 192 
Saggus, Kaylee 226 
Sahagun, Cristian 192 
Sakai, Cora 176, 282 
Sako, Aaron 226, 234, 276, 277 
Sako, Gary 34 
Sako, Hannah 277 
Salach, Cameron 226 
Salamanca, Sierra 192 
Salapatas, Kady 192 
Salas, Carlos 207 
Salazar, Caleb 287, 302 
Salazar, Gabriela 226 
Salazar, Jonathon 1 76 
Salazar, Marcela 176 
Salazar, Michael 1 76 
Saleh, Mohammed 1 76 
Salgado, Cassie 192 
Salgado, Justin 226, 233 
Salgado. Ricardo 207, 276 
Salus, Brendan 192 
Salus, Patrick 226 
Sambor, Nikolas 89. 192 
Samels, Anna 176, 279 
Sanchez, Alberto 226 
Sanchez, Daniel 72, 208 
Sanchez, Jennifer 192, 279 
Sanchez, Lucas 59, 137, 208, 256 
Sanchez, Melanie 192 
Sanchez, Opal 192 
Sanchez, Sabrina 208, 281 
Sancya, Melissa 208 
Sandburg, Carl 255, 261 
Sanders, Everett 226, 257 
Sanders, Stephanie 41, 106, 192, 254, 
260 

Sandher, Amarpreet 208 
Sandor, Jeff 163,271 
Sandor, Lauren 159, 163 
Sandoval, Austin 1 76 
Sanfratello, Nicholas 208, 276, 277 
Sansone. Justin 226 
Santiago, Angelique 226 
Santiago, Anthony 192 
Santiago, Eric 192,256 
Santina, Destiny 208 
Saporito, Ashley 226 
Sardella, Olivia 89. 208, 270 
Sarkey, Hannah 176, 263 
Sarkey, Noah 18. 114, 143, 226, 280, 
281,283, 301 
Sarkisian, Matthew 192 
Sarsfield, Ashley 176, 255, 261 
Sarsfield, Thomas 176, 257 
Saternus, Gillian 192 
Satkowski, Tyler 208 
Sauls, Kylie 1 76, 269 
Saulters, Michelle 64, 226, 301 
Sawicki, Joseph 18, 60, 152, 226, 280 
Sayger, Amy 208, 277 
Scanlon, Alyssa 135, 192, 255, 261, 
281 

Scanlon, Ashley 1 76, 255, 261, 281 


Scarnavack, Isabelle 1 76 

Scarnavack, Samuel 208 

Scartozzi, Brooke 1 76, 254, 260 

Scartozzi, Colin 226 

Scartozzi, Leah 208, 255, 261 

Schafer, Jeffery 208 

Schalk, Gavin 176,277,280 

Schallmo, Nicholas 1 76, 276 

Schassburger, Julia 192,270 

Scheidt, Kylee 34,192,277 

Schelling, Mark 226 

Schenberger, Katie 71 

Schenck, Zachary 226 

Scherer, Abigail 208 

Scherer, Alexander 226 

Scherer, Hannah 208, 278 

Scherer, Nathan 226 

Scherwin, Nicholas 208 

Scherzinger, Sydney 43, 208, 270 

Scheub, Sarah 208, 269 

Schmied, Andrew 208 

Schmitt, Katelyn 79, 145, 152, 275, 

281,283, 301 

Schmitt, Nicholas 192 

Schmock, Chelsey 34,192 

Schneider, Chris 161 

Schneider, Joseph 126, 208, 256, 269 

Schneider, Troy 192, 279, 280 

Schnurlein, Jennifer 119, 192 

Schoenberger, Katelyn 227, 283 

Schoonmaker, Laura 208, 269 

Schreiber, Dakota 192 

Schroeder, Madison 16,208,276,277 

Schuberth, Haley 208 

Schuch, Allison 176 

Schuch, Nicholas 227 

Schuler, Collin 208 

Schultz, Cody 56,127,208 

Schultz, Kiera 208 

Schultz, Kristi 123, 138, 139, 227, 278, 
279 

Schulz, Nicholas 208, 276, 277 

Schulz, Ryan 208 

Schuster, Andrea 208 

Schuyler, Amanda 91,159 

Schwader, Dylan 1 76, 257 

Schweiger, Christopher 227 

Scialabba, Jeccika 282 

Scott, Aaron 192 

Scott, Autumn 36, 227 

Scott, Brandon 39, 58, 208, 256 

Scott, Cara 114,176,255,261 

Scott, Connor 151, 192 

Scott, Emily 176, 255, 261 

Scott-Cortes, Michael 208 

Sebahar, Abigail 1 76, 270 

Sebahar, Jacob 98, 227, 264, 301 

Sebenste, Noah 135, 192, 264, 269 

Seehausen, Edwin 192 

Seehausen, Madison 1 76 

Sefcik, Brett 227 

Segal, Paul 89 

Segovia, Emily 192 

Seibert, Megan 208, 278 

Seitz, Kaitlyn 176,276,277 

Sellers, Jessica 208 

Sencaj, Ashley 1 76 

Sencaj, Rachel 227 

Seratorre, Megan 254, 260 

Serba, Brandon 192,262 

Seren, Brenden 83, 90, 227, 271,301 

Serratore, Megan 141, 176 

Seymour, Elizabeth 95, 227, 270 

Shah, Hilor 176 


Shah, Niji 192,281 

Shanks, Michael 1 76, 277, 280 

Sharawi, Bayan 208 

Shatat, Hanan 176 

Shatat. Mariam 192, 278 

Shatat, Naseem 1 76 

Shaw, Brianna 1 76 

Shaw, Logan 176 

Shaw, Matthew 227, 234 

Sheets, Kaitlin 208, 265 

Sheikh, Shayan 116, 227 

Sheikh, Zeeshan 1 76 

Shell, Christopher 208, 281 

Shelton, Kelly 114,1 76, 254, 260, 269 

Shelton, Rebecca 227, 282 

Shepherd, Peter 208 

Sherlund, Haylee 71,192,270 

Sherman, Jeff 159,257,270 

Shibu, Sherry 208,281 

Shipman, Spencer 144,192 

Shock, Justin 227 

Shoemake, Kyl.e 208, 254, 260 

Shoemaker, Brianna 90, 91, 131, 136, 

227, 235, 265, 282 

Shoemaker, Morgan 192 

Shows, Freshman 142 

Shrader, Eric 24,25.103,227,258, 

283 

Shuaibi, Malek 192 

Shultz, Cody 256 

Shuman, Carly 192 

Shupryt, Jason 159 

Shupryt, Julie 159 

Siedentopf, Michael 25, 38 

Sieved, Scott 208 

Sikora, Nicholas 192 

Sills, Jazmyn 208 

Silman, Andrew 42, 227 

Silman, Mariam 105,192 

Simmons, Shaun 227 

Sinchar, Michael 1 76, 264 

Singleton, Kenneth 208, 256, 269, 277 

Sisk, Steven 227, 282 

Sivak, Stephanie 159 

Siwinski, Austin 208 

Sixtos, Emily 176 

Skees, Anthony 227 

Skinta, Haley 192,277 

Sklivas, Damon 192 

Skorupa, Rudy 254, 260 

Skvarek, Kristina 193.255,261,280 

Skvarek, Michael 18, 51,220, 221, 

227, 262, 280, 285, 301 

Skvarek, Mike 256 

Slater, Brandon 1 76 

Slavich, Amanda 176 

Siegers, Riley 193 

Slivka, Thomas 264, 265 

Sly, Kathryn 1 76 

Smedley, Paige 90 

Smelser, Shane 208, 269 

Smierciak, Anthony 1 76, 254, 260 

Smith, Coudney 208, 277, 283 

Smith, Darcy 193 

Smith, Darian 47, 62, 118, 139, 208, 

284 

Smith, Elise 181,193,265 
Smith, Kendal 159 
Smith, Lauren 227 
Smith, Norell 176,262 
Smith, Robin 193 
Smith, Skyler 193,262 
Smith, Tyler 193 
Smolen, Christopher 193 



Smolen, Danielle 227 

Smolinski, Todd 79, 84, 159, 265 

Smoljan, Sherri 159 

Smyth, Shannon 1 76 

Snoreck, Cody 1 76 

Snyder, Jacob 1 76 

Sobek, Stephen 227 

Sobolewski, Audrey 1 76 

Sobun, Samuel 208 

Soccer, JV Boys 256 

Soccer, JV Girls 255,261 

Soccer, Varsity Boys 51,257 

Soccer, Varsity Girls 13,50,255, 

261 

Society, International Thespian 45, 
91, 141, 282 

Society, National Honor 27, 74, 137, 
150, 151, 282 

Softball, JV Girls 126, 270 
Softball, Varsity Girls 131,270 

Solan, Lindsey 208, 278, 279 

Solanki, Dhruv 208 

Soliday, Joshua 208 

Solis, Courtney 176 

Solis, Gino 193,256 

Solis, Nicolas 208, 256 

Sommer, Logan 43, 193, 287 

Sommer, Wyatt 115 

Sonner, Hannah 20, 38, 39, 98, 152, 

180, 208, 281,284 

Soria, Toni 193 

Sotelo, Brooke 193 

Soucie, Danielle 208 

Souronis, Hannah 143, 176, 254, 260, 

279 

Sowinski, Sarah 208 

Spanburg, Jackson 208 

Spanier, Melissa 14, 208, 254, 260, 

269 

Sparling, Alexander 208, 276, 277 
Spaseska, Lauren 208 
Spata, Nina 208 

Spears, Holly 60, 90, 91, 227, 265 
Speckman, Kaitlyn 31,101, 227, 242, 
265 

Spiegel, Brianne 227, 287 
Spiegel, Chelsie 193 
Spight, Romel 193. 264, 269 
Spigolon, Stephanie 78, 193, 259 
Spindler, Haley 193,277 
Spindler, Kimberly 176 
Spivak, Sarah 176, 263 
Spizewski, Conrad 193, 256 
Sprehe, Ashleigh 208 
Springman, Victoria 91, 193, 265 
Sprouse, Danielle 193,277,278 
Squire, Caitlyn 176 
St. Germain, Brittany 193, 265 
St. Germain , Brett 16, 59, 159, 256 
St. John, Brian 208, 254, 260, 269 
Stachelski, Jasmine 1 76, 255, 261 
Stafford, Emily 208 
Stallard, Rocky 193,276,277 
Stancik, Joshua 193 
Stancik, Sarah 227. 278 
Stanek, Sydney 176 
Stanek, Zachary 177 
Stanic, Anja 193 
Stankovic, Stefan 193 
Starcevich, Joseph 86,127 
Staszewski, Alyssa 19, 49, 193 
Steapleton, Kailey 64. 227, 301 
Stearns, Jessica 227 
Stedt, Amber 37, 54, 70, 114,193, 


228, 255, 259, 261, 268, 284 
Stedt, Heather 19, 31,66, 85. 91, 135, 
227. 284, 301 
Steele, Selina 227 

Stefaniak, Elizabeth 208, 255, 261,282 
Stefano, Stephanie 208, 265 
Stegenga, Nicole 141,227 
Steliga, Dylan 177 
Steliga, Kristen 227, 254, 260 
Stepaman, Katherine 36, 37, 227, 259 
Stepanovic, Melanie 78. 79, 94, 126, 
193, 254, 260, 269 
Stepney, Alyssa 208, 259 
Sterne, Joshua 193 
Stevens, Joseph 1 77 
Stewart, Jacob 208, 256, 264 
Stewart, Jessica 208 
Stincic-Perez, Serena 227, 255, 261 
Stoces, Desiree 1 77, 279 
Stockman, Jenna 1 77 
Stockman, Lauren 43, 208 
Stockton-Fresso, Brandilyn 208, 280, 
282 

Stojanovic, Milan 193 

Stokes, Morris 227 

Stoming, Nicholas 256 

Stone, Elizabeth 227 

Stovall, Erin 193,277 

Stovall, Kyle 177,277,282 

Streck, Rachel 1 77, 280, 281 

Strehl, Shane 227 

Strohacker, Emma 193, 265 

Stroud, Dawson 1 77, 276, 277 

Stroud, Elnora 208, 278, 279 

Strubing, Nina 177 

Stuchlak, Francesca 208 

Stuchlak, Jessica 227 

Studer, Colin 16, 20. 21,33, 34. 59. 

193, 256, 271 

Studer, Hannah 193 

Studniarz, Bryan 208 

Studzinski, Chrystian 209, 276 

Stulgate, Joseph 137, 209 

Stutler, Emily 209, 277 

Stutler, LeAnn 119, 209, 266, 267, 279 

Stutler, Matthew 227 

Subuh, Sameh 177 

Sukalo, Sarah 1 77 

Suleiman, Malik 193,256 

Sullivan, Christian 76, 137, 230, 271 

Sullivan, Makayla 1 77, 255, 261 

Sullivan, Tyler 68, 276, 277 

Surowiec, Adam 230, 276, 277 

Surowiec, Alexandra 128 

Sutherland, Luke 209, 256, 264 

Sutton-Schifo, Alexxa 209, 269 

Suvocesmakovic, Marko 177 

Svetanoff, Wayne 159 

Swanson, Karli 1 77 

Swatosh, Jessica 209, 282 

Sweeney, Brian 209, 280, 283 

Sweeney, Steven 193, 254, 260 

Swetlik, Jason 193 

Swetlik, Jeremy 209 

Swets, Elizabeth 209 

Swider, Jory 35, 230, 268, 281 

Swim Meet, Alumni 79, 85 

Swimming, Varsity Boys 68, 105, 

107, 264 

Swimming, Varsity Girls 60,66,71, 
90 

Swinford, Joshua 209 

Sykes, Charles 122, 209, 256, 269 

Sykes, Radiant 74 


Sytsma, Brian 193 
Szabo, Brett 177 
Szalonek, Bryan 159, 268 
Szatkowski, Alexa 107, 177 
Szewciw, Kathy 159 
Szlembarski, Manusz 230 
Szpylka, Natalie 209 
Szwet, Brandon 230, 282 
Szydlo, Joseph 124, 177, 257 
Szymczak, Paige 177 



Tabernacki, Jennifer 177 
Tadros, Randy 193 
Taharwah, Naser 1 77 
Talavera, Andria 193 
Talavera, Sabrina 230 
Tallent, Louise 50, 128, 159 
Talliaferro, Robert 209 
Tampauskas, Tyler 230 
Tancos, Justin 209 
Tano, Jacob 193 

Tao, Matthew 134, 193, 269, 272, 273, 
276, 277 

Tao, Tiffany 209, 254, 260, 280, 281. 
283 

Tapia, Jorge 1 77, 280 

Tar, Meghan 89, 230 

Tarnow, Zachary 66, 67. 86, 259, 284 

Tarnowski, Christopher 72, 209, 276, 

277 

Tate, Jordan 193 

Tatina, Lauren 1 77, 255, 261,278 

Taylor, Austin 193, 264 

Taylor, Brandon 209 

Taylor, Brittany 193 

Taylor, Erin 177,276,277 

Taylor, Griffin 35, 193, 276, 277 

Taylor, Jacob 143, 209, 280 

Taylor, Joshua 63, 1 77. 264 

Taylor, Matthew 193, 264 

Taylor, Michael 177, 256, 264 

Taylor, Nicholas 209, 264 

Tazbir, Jade 48. 230, 254, 260 

Tazbir, Joule 73, 193, 254. 260 

Tellas, Andrew 32, 76. 98. 209, 268 

Tennis, JV Girls 268 

Tennis, Varsity Boys 25, 258 

Tennis, Varsity Girls 129, 135, 268 

Tepsic, Aleksandar 177, 269 

Tepsic, Nikola 22, 209, 257, 280, 283 

Terrazas, Andrea 209, 277 

Testa, Joseph 56, 209 

Teumer, Jonathan 193, 256, 269 

Teumer, Meghan 82. 1 77, 255, 261 

Theatre, Lake Central 62,71,75, 

100 

Theil, Kyle 230,268 
Theodore, George 193 
Thomas, Gregory 64 
Thomas, Isabelle 177, 279 
Thomas, James 230 
Thomas, Rachael 24, 56, 95, 159 
Thomas, Samuel 193 
Thomas, Shawn 256, 257 
Thompson, Breana 193,279 
Thompson, Emily 127, 177, 270 
Thompson. Kaitlyn 177 
Thompson, Lindsay 259 


Thompson. Sydney 51,69, 90. 147, 

150, 230, 244, 281,284, 301 

Thomson, Brian 159 

Thornberry, Douglas 209 

Throckmartin, Eva 1 77 

Tieri, Alyssa 193 

Tigges, Joseph 177 

Tiller, Michael 209 

Timmer, David 230 

Tinklenberg, Calyn 209, 277 

Tinsley, Kristina 134. 135, 177. 268 

Tipman, Christina 193,278 

Tjortjis, Giannoula 1 77, 279 

Tjortjis, Konstantinos 209 

Tobias. Emily 264, 265 

Tobias. Robin 15, 23, 47, 54, 66. 84, 

85, 100, 124, 130, 152, 162 

Tobin, Maya 143, 1 77, 265, 278 

Tocci, Nicholas 209 

Todd, Alyssa 50, 61, 193, 263 

Todd, Erin 76,140.209.277 

Toler, Michael 114, 193 

Tomson, Brian 257, 262 

Tonkovich, Ellen 209 

Toren, Elizabeth 229, 230, 277 

Toren, Victoria 228, 229. 230. 277 

Torres, Daniel 209 

Torres, Jesus 177 

Torres, Melissa 177 

Torres, Samantha 193 

Torres, Stephanie 22. 45. 84. 116, 117, 

147, 150, 230, 284 

Toth, Jeannine 21,60,62,118,134, 

180, 193. 256, 268. 284 

Toweson, Kaleb 193 

Townsend, Micheal 63, 177, 257, 

264 

Track, Varsity Boys 122, 134, 269 
Track, Varsity Girls 115,146,269 

Tracy, Noah 193 

Tragnitz, Allison 193 

Tragmtz. Jesse 39. 230, 233, 256 

Traina, Austin 85. 193, 278, 279 

Tran, Anh 1 77 

Travis, Raygen 209 

Travis. TaShara 209 

Trembczynski, Sara 209. 282 

Trevino, Aidan 193 

Trevino, Celeste 193 

Trichak, Emily 106, 193 

Trinidad, Andrew 1 77 

Triska, James 60, 230 

Triveline, Hannah 209, 255. 261 

Triveline, Luke 264 

Triveline. Sarah 209, 255. 261 

Trosper, LynNora 16, 106, 209 

Trujillo. Jorge 51,209, 257 

Truver, Branden 209, 264 

Trybunia, Kazimierz 209, 282 

Tsakopoulos, Sandra 177 

Tsiakopoulos, Alexander 31, 117, 230, 

301 

Tucker, Celine 46. 230, 235 

Tucker, Mia 177 

Tucker, Robin 230, 280 

Tugman, Anthony 193 

Tulk, Paige 230 

Tunis, Bryan 110, 193, 264 

Turnbough, Ashlee 177 

Turnbough, Kailee 85. 230, 239 

Turnbough, Zachary 193, 271 

Turngren, Jake 1 7, 256 

Tuskan. Christopher 60. 104. 105, 119. 

230, 262, 281 


299 



Tutto, Matthew 230 

Tyler, Alexandria 77, 146. 193, 269 



Uddin, Zeeshan 177 
Ulloa, Tori 193,265 
Uram, Benjamin 177, 268 
Urban, Marc 60, 70, 162, 263 
Urbam, Haley 193 



Valdez, Sinai 209 
Valente, Giovanni 230 
Valentin, Christine 230 
VanDenburgh, Andrew 209, 256 
Vanderbilt. Nicholas 230 
Vanderlee. Bryan 209, 271 
Vandersteeg, Sydney 18, 1 77, 254, 

260, 269 

VanderVelde, Hilary 193,278,283 
VanderZanden, Noah 177 
VanDeursen, Jacob 177 
VanDrunen, Lauren 177 
VanDyke, Nicole 162 
VanEck, Joseph 209 
Vanek, Allyson 209, 265 
Vanek, Nicole 101,193,265 
VanGundy, Emmett 230 
VanGundy, Rachel 194 
VanHecke, Jonathan 44, 45, 230 
VanHouten, Karlie 209, 255, 261 
VanVuren, Joseph 33, 86, 177 
Vargas, Daniel 264 
Vargas, Eric 209, 276 
Vargas, Jessica 230 
Vasic, Nemanja 177 
Vasquez, Andriana 1 77 
Vasquez, Marina 71, 194, 265 
Vega, Ashley 230 
Vega, Nancy 230 
Velasco, Vivian 162 
Velasquez, Nadine 230 
Velasquez. Rosalinda 279 
Velazquez, Jerimiah 194, 262 
Velazquez. Nathaly 77, 1 77, 265 
Veloz, Jesse 34, 209, 276, 277 
Venditti, Dustin 194 
Vendl, Evan 209, 276, 277 
Venturelli, Victoria 177 
Veracco, Larry 83 
Verdeyen, Nicole 194, 263, 269 
Verduzco, Anthony 194 
Verhoeve, Kelsie 67, 82, 194 
Vernengo, Emalie 131,209,277 
Vernengo, Rustin 276, 277 
Veronesi, Katherine 143, 177, 278 
Verpooten, Dustin 22, 39, 43, 162 
Verpooten, Sarah 162, 284 
Vervlied, Jacob 92, 134, 209 
Vervlied, Jeffrey 73, 92, 230 
Vezhavendan, Surya 209, 280, 283 
Vicente. Everardo 177 
Vidaurri, Brianna 194 
Vidovic, Maja 177 
Villanueva, John 177, 257, 264 
Villanueva, Melina 209 
Villarreal, Allyson 230, 277 
Villarreal, Michael 1 77, 277 
Vlcek, Kyle 209, 276, 281 
Volk, Paul 22, 46, 47. 92, 269 
Volleyball, Freshman Girls 26, 259 

300 >OVER AND OUT 


Volleyball, JV Girls 26 
Volleyball, Varsity Girls 26, 37, 259 

Voogd, Crystal 230 
Vos, Kollin 177,258,262,269 
Vos, Krista 58,95,209 
Voss, Andrew 209, 280 
Voss, Matthew 230, 244 
Vranic, Jelena 194 
Vranic, Milica 194,283 
Vrbanoff, Jessica 209 
Vrehas, Spero 98, 177 
Vuckovic, Michaela 101,209,265 
Vuckovic, Nikola 194, 256 
Vujnic, Nenad 209 



Wachowski, Anna 135, 1 77, 268 
Wachowski, Zachary 230 
Waddell, Emma 209 
Waddell. Matthew 1 77, 277 
Wadycki, Carrie 162, 284 
Wagenaar, Emily 209 
Wagner, Alyssa 194 
Wagner, Christopher 230 
Wagner, Donald 194 
Wagner, Kyle 177 

Wahlen, Jacob 18. 52, 230, 276, 277, 
283, 301 

Wail, Alexandra 231 

Wail, Michael 231 

Walker, Kate 177 

Wallace, Alayna 20, 123, 125, 150, 

180, 209, 259, 281,282, 284 

Wallace, Camryn 172, 177, 279 

Waller, James 177 

Wallington, Gabrielle 44, 209 

Walsh, Kathryn 19,209 

Walton, Brandon 40, 194, 264 

Walton, Kyle 209 

Walton, Maegan 1 77, 279 

Ward, Kaylynn 177 

Wardian, Trey 177 

Warner, Zachary 231 

Wartman, Andi 64, 209, 265 

Wascher, George 194 

Watkins, Alexys 177,276,281 

Watkins, David 194, 280 

Watkins, Derrick 105, 178, 257 

Watson, Samantha 209 

Wauchop, Geena 194 

Wauchop, Ryan 231 

Wayner, Seth 1 78, 269 

Weathersby, Elijah 145, 231,276, 277 

Weber, Michelle 209 

Weber-Brokke, Emily 40, 178 

Week, Spirit 30, 31 

Weiland, Katrine 21,231,265 

Weiss, Schyler 209 

Weissbeck, Emma 194,254,260,265 

Weissbeck, Joshua 209, 254. 260 

Welch, Griffin 194 

Welcher, Nara 178 

Wellinski, Julie 231 

Wells, Maverick 231 

Wells, Noah 37,178,271 

Wells, Ryan 209,268 

Wess, Ryan 231 

West, Brian 194,277 

West, Erin 210 

West, Kyle 210,269,277 

West, Ryan 1 78, 254, 260, 269 

West, Sarah 231,243 

Westerfield, Merrick 194 

Westerman, Collin 125, 134, 210, 269 

Weston, Courtney 49, 231 

Whitaker, Elijah 33, 231.256, 269 

Whitaker, Malik 279, 286 


White, Ciana 178,277 

White, Gerald 210 

White, Jeremy 194 

White, Tyler 194 

Whitman, Walt 45 

Whitney, Keegan 231,277 

Wiater, Sabrina 130,131,194,277 

Wideman, Tyler 33,67,91,118,119, 

231,262 

Widing, Cory 194 
Widing, Misty 231 
Widlowski. Nicholas 210 
Widowfield, Alexandra 231 
Widowfield, Jacob 1 78 
Wiebe, Ryan 150,210,281 
Wiechart, Joseph 210 
Wierzal, Darrell 50 
Wiggins, Jake 1 78 
Wilburn, Tye 91,119,231,262 
Wilkerson, Kelsey 45, 231 
Wilkes, Alexis 178 
Wilkes, Victoria 178, 268, 279 
Wilkins, Amy 162 
Wilkins, Sally 162 
Wilkinson, Aidan 42. 86. 231 
Wilkinson, Cailee 86, 1 78, 255, 261 
Williams, Anthony 194, 256, 269, 281 
Williams, Arttenaej 1 78 
Williams, Calvin 256 
Williams, Etura 210,269,280,282 
Williams, Jayzhonna 194 
Williams, Justin 92, 231 
Williams, Kendra 115, 116, 11 7, 144. 
210, 282 

Williams, Lukas 210 
Williams, Mhejhana 1 78, 259 
Williams, Trevor 194, 277 
Willis, Samuel 210,257 
Willoughby. Sandra 210 
Willy, Rachel 210 

Wilschke, Jillian 13, 24, 25, 49, 50, 51, 
58, 113, 130, 131, 145, 152, 188, 210, 
254, 255, 257, 258, 260, 261, 281, 
282, 283, 284 
Wilson, Annette 194 
Wilson, Edwin 262,269 
Wilson, Jamiere 105, 107, 210, 264 
Wilson, Jarea 210, 280 
Winarski, Lauryn 210, 276 
Winborn, Amber 210 
Wing, Karl 210 
Wing, Veronica 74, 194 
Winiecki, Tyler 1 78, 271 
Winker, Michael 178,257 
Winker, Thomas 256 
Winquist, Jaime 1 78. 278 
Wippo, Rheanne 194 
Wise, Spencer 194, 278 
Wisniewski, Brianna 88, 194, 255, 261 
Wisniewski, Elayne 129,210,268 
Wisniewski, Jake 256, 271 
Wisniewski, Jessica 194, 279 
Wisniewski, Joshua 194 
Witkowski. Kyle 231 
Witkowski. Stephanie 194 
Witry, Jacob 194 
Witt, Adam 138,231 
Witt, Windy 178 
Wojcik, Anthony 117,210 
Wojcik, Jennifer 210,277 
Wojcik, Michael 194 
Wojcik, Ryan 46,210 
Wojnar, Andrea 231 
Wojton, Jessica 178 
Wolfrum, Kenneth 194, 277 
Wolverton, Ryley 231 
Woodcock, Trevor 1 78 
Woods, Alyssa 1 78. 280 
Woodworth, Kassie 25, 88. 92, 131, 
210 

Wrestling, JV Boys 63, 264 
Wrestling, Varsity Boys 72, 98, 101, 


264 

Wright, Devon 1 7, 256 
Wright, Jennifer 1 78 
Wright, Ryan 210 
Wright, Sandy 26, 80, 145 
Wrobel, Jakub 210 
Wunderlich, Matthew 194 
Wyatt, William 194,276,277 
Wydrinski, Matthew 194 



Yacono, Lauren 194, 279 
Yacoub, Esam 1 78 
Yacoub, Khalid 194 
Yacoub, Olaa 116, 151 
Yaeger, Maureen 55, 92, 145 
Yepsen, Tanner 194 
Yorek, Rachel 59, 129. 194 
York, Rhonda 27,137,151 
Young, Bennett 279 
Young, Carrie 210, 279 
Young, Christopher 1 78 
Young, Madeline 194 
Young, Tyler 194 



Zabrecky, Jacob 178, 271 
Zahorsky, Daniel 194,271 
Zaikos, Christopher 194 
Zajac, Megan 39,49,115.210,254, 
260, 269 

Zajac, Nathan 25,27,32,210,269 

Zak, Jacob 64, 1 78 

Zakher, Eustina 210 

Zakher, Helana 178 

Zamora, Alexander 231 

Zamora, Vincent 210 

Zandstra, Linda 40 

Zanza, Ana 1 78, 265 

Zappa, Veronica 178 

Zappa, Violett 178 

Zasada, Jacob 1 78 

Zatlokowicz, Cynthia 194 

Zatorski, Jonathan 231,277 

Zbella, Karlee 178 

Zega, Jamie 15.16,17.21,54,59. 

123, 136. 153. 156, 211,231,237, 

281,282, 284, 301 

Zega, Ryan 1 78 

Zeheralis, Chris 194 

Zeller, Breanna 95, 194, 281 

Zeller, Laura 221,285 

Zendzian, Amanda 210 

Zendzian, Autumn 194 

Zentz, Teresa 113 

Zielinski, Christopher 194 

Zielinski, Kevin 231,276,277 

Ziron, Sydney 1 78 

Zito, Anthony 1 78 

Zivanovich, Michael 210 

Zlatic, Olivia 41,194 

Zlatic, Sarah 42, 43, 1 78 

Zlotkowski, Julia 26, 83, 194, 258 

Zlotkowski, Tara 60, 71, 127, 210, 263 

Znavor, Jonathan 231 

Znavor, Katherine 1 78, 278 

Zrnchik, Chase 1 78 

Zubeck, Mia 196,210 

Zubeck, Michael 1 78, 256 

Zummak, Candace 210,280 

Zwoll, Gabriella 146,231,301 



SENIOR 

AWARDS 





i 


Worst Case of Senioritis: 
Cory Dickelman & 
Samantha Kowalski 



Best Dancer: Michelle 
Gentz & Randall Almazan 






Ultimate Superfan: 
Alexander Tsiakopoulos 
& Kennedy Phalen 




Class Clown: Christo¬ 
pher Pritchett & Madison 
Gomez 






1 P 

Most Likely to Return to 
LC as a Teacher: Jamie 
Zega & Michael Skvarek 


NOT PICTURED: Most Artistic: Thomas Lisac, Most Athletic: Gelen Robinson, Most Stressed: Brandon Kozel, Best 
Hair: Rhett Barker, Best Dressed: Ashley Kropp, Best Personality: Brian Rice, Best Eyes: Taylor Bisone, Best Smile: Alec 
Olund. Teacher’s Pet: John Gbur, Class Snoozer: Brenden Seren, Loudest Student: Rolanda Curington, Most Likely to 
be Late to Graduation: Nikola Paic, Biggest Klutz: Sonme Lopez, Most Musically Talented: Jacob Wahlen, Biggest Flirt: 
Alexander Mantel, Cutest Couple: Jeffery Brassea, Most Likely to be a Model: Alexander Bardoczi. Most Likely to Do Some 
Good Out There: Blake Bosold, Most Likely to Take a Selfie During Awards: Brian Rice, Most Likely to be President: Lance 
Pisowicz, Quietest Student: Alexandra Brown & Don Evora, Biggest Rebel: Mackenzie Garibay & Adam Bzdyl 


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ITS JUST 


ire do viol overlap? 

^/e overfapWen individuals unite to make the 
de nt bod y. We overlap when our experiences 
esh and, aU ofa sudden, we see just how 
j we are all c 

It’s wheit^n Aug. 7, only 337 student park- 
Qfl passesj/verePesued and the “great pass 

_ d, causing desperate students 

t band tdjjBfher in a carpooling brigade. It’s 
on Dec. 11 when Jazz I, Jazz II and Symphonic 
bands performed for the last time and shared 
the same feeling of uncertainty over where they 
could carry over to. It’s during the last week of 
first semester when the students could watch 
the school turn over into a new building as they 
toured the new academic wing and found com¬ 
fort in seeing elements of the old school in new, 
unfamiliar classrooms. It’s watching the school 
go from groundwork to grand opening. It’s being 
able to sand down the rough edges and smooth 
everything over again. 

During Winter Break, the school and the com¬ 
munity overlapped when the public came into 
the old school for one last time to purchase the 
desks we once sat in, lockers we once used to 
meet at and the equipment that once gave us the 


opportunity to learn by hands-on experience. Our 
lives overlapped when we faced the rocky start 
of second semester with the same frustrated, 
promising attitude and during the Polar Vortex 
Twitter raid when nearly two weeks of snow days 
drove us stir-crazy. 

We shared in the jokes about the new bells, 
that sounded painfully similar to something out 
of an airport terminal and could be heard from 
the first floor of the Freshman Center to the third 
story of the West Wing. We shared in the tech¬ 
nological struggles as the Publications classes 
survived almost a month without Internet or a 
server to work off of and teachers schoolwide 
became increasingly upset with their brand-new 
SMART boards. Despite the growing pains of the 
new school, we knew we could face the future in 
our new, spacious desks and wide hallways. We 
had turned into something state-of-the-art, and it 
felt more and more like home with each passing 
week. 

We also shared in the harder times. No matter 
our relationship to Michael Doss (11) and Caleb 
Salazar (12), we came together and mourned 
their deaths in April with a sense of school unity 
never felt before. Many students found a shoulder 


to cry on, an ear to listen, and a hand to help 
them back onto their feet - sometimes in total 
strangers. 

With the hardships, though, came plenty of 
things to celebrate. Mr. Tom Clark’s, Social Stud¬ 
ies, life as an educator and veteran overlapped 
when he was awarded the National Veteran 
Teacher Award on March 3. The excitement 
continued down to Bankers Life Fieldhouse in 
Indianapolis when the boys varsity basketball 
team faced Arsenal Tech in the State Champi¬ 
onship game on March 29. Whether from the 
stands or from our living rooms, the community 
came together to support our boys. Boys and 
girls from the diving team made it to State for the 
first time in years, Theater placed third at Region¬ 
al with “Drum Taps," and the boys baseball team 
brought home the Regionals championship. 

A year has passed, bringing plenty of hardships 
and celebrations with it, and no one person had 
the exact same experience. This year we came, 
we saw, and a lot of people conquered. Our 
lives overlapped and we moved on to bigger and 
better things. 

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