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13 questions with freshman Ashton Ottley

13 questions with freshman Ashton Ottley

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

August 31, 2016


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Freshman Ashton Ottley has been involved with horses from a very young age. Because of her passion for horsemanship, Ottley participates in many competitions involving her horses. She also has plans to participate in racing events outside of her high school career. 1. When exactly did you start r...

13 questions with junior Hayden Sillmon

13 questions with junior Hayden Sillmon

Anniston Weber, Online News and Media Editor

May 10, 2016


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Junior Hayden Sillmon has been participating in various music programs since the sixth grade. Sillmon enjoys performing and loves to sing. 1. What music programs do you participate in? ”I participate in Chamber Singers, concert choir, and musical.” 2. What got you interested in sing...

13 questions with junior Zachary Hopp

13 questions with junior Zachary Hopp

Madison Crees, Online Editor

May 9, 2016


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Most groan when they think of running a ten feet, let alone three miles. For junior Zachary Hopp, three miles is just another day's work. Hopp has dedicated day after day to the sport of cross country and therefore earned him consecutive spots on the varsity team. 1. What age did you get into...

13 questions with senior Albany Schaffer

13 questions with senior Albany Schaffer

Kara Brooks, Media Editor

April 27, 2016


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Senior Albany Schaffer has been playing volleyball since she was in fourth grade, and has signed to continue playing it at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Schaffer looks forward to continuing her sports career and is excited to see what Louisiana has to offer. 1. How long have you been playing...

13 questions with junior Katie Brungardt

13 questions with junior Katie Brungardt

Anniston Weber, Online News and Media Editor

April 26, 2016


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Junior Katie Brungardt has been involved with golf since the age of 4. Brungardt has been to state for golf all three years she has participated in the sport and placed second at her last state tournament. Her passion for golfing has allowed her to hone her skill and create close-knit friendships. 1. When di...

13 questions with senior Courtney Ellis

13 questions with senior Courtney Ellis

Anniston Weber, Online News and Media Editor

April 19, 2016


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Senior Courtney Ellis is involved with both music and sports. Both of these activities require hours of afterschool practice, leaving little time for a social life or homework. Ellis is a 2015-2016 cheer captain, a member of orchestra and a member of Chamber Singers. Being involved with so many activities...

13 questions with sophomore Lucy Lin

13 questions with sophomore Lucy Lin

Katie Weisenborn, Staff Reporter

April 14, 2016


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Sophomore Lucy Lin has traveled back and forth from China for as long as she can remember. Most of her family resides in China, so she’s very knowledgeable about Chinese culture and language. Lin and her family celebrate Chinese holidays, like Chinese New Year. Lin said she will continue learning Asian...

13 questions with sophomore William Martin

13 questions with sophomore William Martin

Hannah Baxter, Editor

April 12, 2016


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Sophomore Will Martin has been playing soccer for many years and considers it one of his hobbies and passions. Along with playing on the Hays High soccer team, Martin has also played for Hays Soccer Club and also attended the 2014 FIFA mens World Cup in Brazil. Planning to continue soccer in his future,...

13 questions with sophomore Eric Adams

13 questions with sophomore Eric Adams

Anniston Weber, Online News and Media Editor

April 6, 2016


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Sophomore Eric Adams has nurtured a passion for music throughout his life. Starting around the age of five, Adams began his music career by participating in the Western Kansas String Academy. Adams plans to attend Fort Hays State University and continue to follow his passion for music. 1. At what age d...

13 questions with senior Elizabeth Arthur

13 questions with senior Elizabeth Arthur

Brianna Mathias, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 6, 2016


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Senior Elizabeth Arthur has been involved with art since she was little. Through much practice, Arthur has become an aspiring artist and plans to continue with art after her high school career. 1. What is your favorite medium to work with? My favorite medium to work with would be oil paints. I...

13 questions with junior Shawn Ballinger

13 questions with junior Shawn Ballinger

Anniston Weber, Online News and Media Editor

March 31, 2016


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Since the beginnings of 7th grade, junior Shawn Ballinger has been interested and involved with cosplay and other organizations. Cosplay is the action of dressing up as a character from a movie, book or video game. Ballinger is also involved in the Hays Gamers Guild, a club designed for people who en...

13 questions with junior Lakin Ditter

13 questions with junior Lakin Ditter

Anniston Weber, Online News and Media Editor

March 29, 2016


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Junior Lakin Ditter has been involved with the Hays High swim team since her freshman year of school. The 2016 girls swim team consists of nine current members. Ditter considers swimming one of her favorite sports and plans to continue with it in her free time after high school. 1. What age were ...

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