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Q&A with Sophomore Jenna Presley who competes in horseback-riding, gymnastics fusion: vaulting

Q&A with Sophomore Jenna Presley who competes in horseback-riding, gymnastics fusion: vaulting

Selena Liu September 21, 2018

How'd you start vaulting? I wanted to do this thing called “trick riding” which is similar to vaulting but it’s a completely different discipline. There’s nowhere around here that (offered)...

Carrying on the Legacy

Carrying on the Legacy

Selena Liu August 14, 2018

Tim Metken Describe your role as SBP. So there’s the Senate, and that’s what I oversee and get to be a part of. We put on a lot of (the) homecoming festivities; there’s two blood drives every year,...

Sunshine of your days, its Sugar Rays!

Sunshine of your days, it’s Sugar Ray’s!

Christina Yang May 18, 2018

Where does your passion for baking come from? Growing up, I always loved watching “The Cake Boss;” that’s really where it came from. I just thought it was so cool that you could make something...

TRAINING DAY: Qureshi trains on the rowing machine. She said rowing really helped her learn who she was. She said “I’m able to push myself in a way I didn’t know how to before, and I feel like it’s made me stronger”.

Row Models: Q&A with sophomore competitive rower Layla Qureshi

Jordyn Blakey, 15 Minutes of Fame Editor April 20, 2018

  Why did you start rowing? I started rowing the summer before freshman year. I kind of just stumbled upon it; I had done various sports all my life. I found rowing, and it was so interesting, and...

Parkour Playground: Junior Isaac Manlick trains for American Ninja Warrior

Parkour Playground: Junior Isaac Manlick trains for American Ninja Warrior

Jordyn Blakey March 23, 2018

Why did you become interested in parkour? I really started doing a lot of pull-ups. I’m a cross country and track runner. Sophomore year, I had a pretty bad injury, and I wasn’t able to run...

In Full Color: Q&A with junior Morgan Goodrich, who has synesthesia

In Full Color: Q&A with junior Morgan Goodrich, who has synesthesia

Cory Steele February 23, 2018

What is synesthesia? (From) what I’ve read, it’s kind of just a different wiring in the brain when people see things, and it’s actually kind of beneficial. It can really help with organization and...

 Sophomore Reagan Smiley is creates a piece. She said, “I do calligraphy to express myself.”

Typewoven: Sophomore Reagan Smiley does calligraphy.

January 25, 2018

When did you become interested in calligraphy? It was probably a few years ago, probably in the eighth-grade range. I just wanted to explore art and stuff. Why did you start doing calligraphy? One reason...

Deshmukh rehearses the story about the god Brahma. She said that it is a 14 minute dance.

Classically Trained: Sophomore Antara Deshmukh participates in the classical Indian dance Bharatanatyam.

Jordyn Blakey, 15 Minutes of Fame editor December 14, 2017

When did you start dancing? I started dancing when I was five. My mom wanted to get me more involved in Indian culture, so she signed me up and I’ve been dancing ever since.  Could you describe what...

othchild holds some of the bread tags she has collected. She said she was inspired by a woman in South Africa.

Chair-itable: Senior Danielle Rothchild started her own organization “Danielle Cares for Chairs”.

Jordyn Blakey, 15 Minutes of Fame editor November 17, 2017

Why did you start this organization? I am actually in an organization called FCCLA which is in the school. It’s for Family Consumer Sciences; it stands for Family Career Community Leaders of America....

Freshman Jenna Hohne boxes at Title Boxing Club. She said she boxes to reduce stress. Hohne said, “Most people don’t really know I box; it’s not like a secret I keep, it’s just not something that comes up.”

On the Ropes: Freshman Jenna Hohne boxes noncompetitively.

Jordyn Blakey, 15 Minutes of Fame editor October 26, 2017

When did you start boxing? I started boxing at the beginning of May; it was a birthday present from my mom. Could you describe what a typical training session is like? It’s about an hour and 15 minutes...

Freshman Connie Zhang plays piccolo for the marching band. She said she started playing in third grade.

Fresh Flute: Freshman Connie Zhang participates in Wind Symphony I.

Jordyn Blakey, 15 Minutes of Fame editor September 21, 2017

How did you get into Wind I? I auditioned for it last year before school ended, and I played the audition music and, I played my ISSMA pieces from last year. I play two instruments: flute and piccolo....

Leading the Way: Q&A with Ben Goldberg and Sam Johnson, the new student body president and speaker of the House.

Leading the Way: Q&A with Ben Goldberg and Sam Johnson, the new student body president and speaker of the House.

Jordyn Blakey, 15 Minutes of Fame editor September 6, 2017

Q&A with student body president Ben Goldberg Why did you decide to run for Student Body President? Ever since I came to the Senate as a freshman, I knew that I always wanted to run for student...

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