The Clarion

2019-2020 Staff

Lilly Young

Co-Editor-in-Chief

Lilly Young is a senior at Lincoln Southeast High School in Lincoln, NE and Co-Editor-in-Chief for The Clarion News Team. She thoroughly enjoys reading excessive amounts, writing, watching movies and spending time with her dogs.

Chloe Heller

Co-Editor-in-Chief

Chloe Heller is a senior at Lincoln Southeast High School and has been a part of the Clarion staff for three and a half years. Outside of writing, she plays soccer and runs cross country, and enjoys going to the mountains with...

Jen Quach

Online Editor

Jen Quach is a Junior at LSE. She is currently the online editor for the 2019-2020 school year. She is involved in Debate, Band, Ambassador, Peer Mediator, HOSA, and Science Olympiad outside of the Clarion. In her free time, she...

Caitlynn Cook

Copy Editor

Caitlynn Cook is a senior at Lincoln Southeast High School, the copy editor of The Clarion and an influencer for PragerFORCE, the student ambassador program of the non-profit organization, PragerU. She is a big fan of Yung Yash,...

Sophia Merritt

Photography Editor

Sophia Merritt is a Senior at Lincoln Southeast High School in Lincoln, NE. She is a second-year staffer and Photography Editor for The Clarion newspaper. Merritt hopes that her contributions to this years paper will help gath...

Sophie Kroeker

Staff Writer

Sophie Kroeker is a senior at Lincoln Southeast High School. She is involved with volleyball, Young Life and S.H.I.E.L.D. She will be attending Grand Canyon University fall of 2020 where she will major in Graphic Design and minor...

Nicole Tinius

Staff Writer

Nicole is a sophomore at Lincoln Southeast High school. This is her first semester on the Clarion news team. She is in speech, HOSA, orchestra, and has earned various academic honors during her high school years. Playing with...

Tessa Donahoe

Staff Writer

Tessa Donahoe is a freshman and staff writer at Southeast. This is her first semester on staff. Tessa's favorite subject is geometry. She enjoys watching Netflix and Hulu when not at school. She also enjoys photography and hopes...

Brayden Adcock

Staff Writer

Brayden is currently a sophomore at Southeast. Besides working with the Clarion News Staff, he is involved in symphonic band and the LSE Basketball Band of Doom. He also participates in cross country and loves riding his bike...

Taylor Washburn

Staff Writer

Taylor Washburn is a senior at Lincoln Southeast High School. It is her first semester on the Clarion News Team. She is involved in Student Council, speech, and the LAUNCH Leadership organization. Outside of school, she enjoys...

Nolan Hemmett

Staff Writer

Nolan Hemmett is a senior at Lincoln Southeast and a Clarion Staff Writer. Hemmett spends his time fishing with his brother and watching movies.

Callie Cook

Staff Writer

Callie Cook is a freshman at Lincoln Southeast High School. She participates in cheer and is a staff writer for The Clarion.

Emma Botelho

Staff Writer

Emma Botelho is a sophomore at LSE high school. This is her first year working as a staffer for The Clarion. Botelho also plays for the girls golf team and is a member of wind ensemble. Outside of school Botelho likes to make...

Maya Lange

Staff Writer

Maya Lange is a sophomore at Lincoln Southeast High school. This is Maya's first year with the Clarion, and she is currently a staff writer. Outside of school, she enjoys spending time with her friends, family and dog, babysitting,...

Keelie Kraft

Staff Writer

Keelie Kraft is a senior at Lincoln Southeast High School. This is her first year on the Clarion News Team and she is a staff writer. She enjoys taking photos outside of school, as well as spending time with her many animals....

Ellyn King

Staff Writer & Opinion Editor

Ellyn King is a Senior at Lincoln Southeast High school and this is her second year on the Clarion staff. She plays soccer and also runs cross country. Outside of school, she enjoys hanging out with her friends, going on trips...

Cheyenne Hernandez

Staff Writer & Graphic Designer

Cheyenne Hernandez is a senior at Lincoln Southeast High School. She is a first-year staffer for the Clarion. She is involved in Prom Club and the Empty Bowls Pottery Club, and outside of school she loves cooking and drawing,...

Max Draus

News Editor

Max Draus is a senior at Lincoln Southeast High School. He is involved in Student Council, Speech and is a Manager at Chick-fil-A. It is Max's first year on the Clarion News Team. Max plans on majoring in business in college....

Jerrica Zuhlke

Variety Editor

Jerrica Zuhlke is a Junior at Lincoln Southeast High School. She is a Staff Writer for the News Team. This is her first year on the Clarion staff. Outside of the Clarion, Jerrica is involved in Speech, Theater, LTAB, and Psychology...

Ashley Cole

Design Editor

Ashley Cole is a senior at Lincoln Southeast High School. She plays varsity soccer and club soccer throughout the whole year and is never not practicing. She enjoys hanging out with her friends, watching YouTube and Netflix, and...

Reis Jensen

Sports Editor

Reis Jensen is a senior at Lincoln Southeast High School. This is Reis's second year with the Clarion and is currently the Sports Editor. He is passionate about sports and plays football and soccer for the Knights.

Lily Hefner

Social Media Coordinator

Lily Hefner is a senior at Lincoln Southeast High School. She is currently the social media coordinator and will be on staff for the third year. She is involved in Shirettes and is on the Unified Bowling team outside of the Clarion.

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