The Bucs' Blade

2021-2022 Staff

Camille Berko
Editor In Chief

Camille Berko

Editor In Chief and senior, Camille Berko, is thrilled to contribute to The Bucs’ Blade for one final year. She joined as a sophomore and hopes to help continue the legacy of Blade throughout her third year. Camille is an a...

Grace Montgomery
Editor In Chief

Grace Montgomery

Senior Grace Montgomery is excited for her third year on The Bucs’ Blade staff as Editor In Chief. She hopes to share her perspective with her peers through visual art. Grace is a student-athlete and a member of the National...

Sarah Mayer
News Editor

Sarah Mayer

Junior Sarah Mayer is excited for her second year on the Bucs' Blade staff, returning as the News Editor. She enjoys the Blade because of all of the connections she’s made and experiences she’s had. In her free time, Sarah en...

Nick Miller
Sports Editor

Nick Miller

Junior Nick Miller is the Sports Editor in his second year on the Bucs’ Blade staff. He is currently playing basketball and lacrosse, sports he has participated in for ten and seven years respectively. Outside of sports, Nick...

Misgana Deur
Life Editor

Misgana Deur

Junior Misgana Deur is entering her second year on the Bucs’ Blade staff as the Life Editor. She hopes to continue to learn more about journalism. Misgana enjoys reading, traveling, and running. In her free time she likes to h...

Ben Pease
Arts and Entertainment Editor

Ben Pease

Senior Ben Pease is in his third year on the Bucs’ Blade staff as the Arts and Entertainment Editor. He enjoys playing his guitar, going on hikes, and photography. Ben is also obsessed with music; his favorite genres include psy...

Grant Engelsman
Photo Editor

Grant Engelsman

Senior Grant Engelsman is in his third and final year on the Blade staff as Photo Editor. He is a goalie for the varsity soccer team and loves playing or watching practically any sport. Grant is hoping he can apply his love fo...

Megan Voorhees
Digital Media Manager

Megan Voorhees

Junior Megan Voorhees is a returning member of the Bucs’ Blade this year. She's interested in topics such as sports, worldly problems and local news around school. Megan loves music. On most weekends you can find her at the local r...

Reporter

Elena Yu

Senior Elena Yu is looking forward to joining the Bucs’ Blade team for the first time, despite it being her last year in high school. She hopes to participate in topics regarding worldly issues along with covering fashion and...

Riley Vining
Reporter

Riley Vining

Riley Vining is ecstatic about joining the Bucs' Blade staff for the first time this year. Riley enjoys reading, whether it is the local news or one of his favorite novels. He also enjoys sports of all varieties and competes on...

Reporter

Addy Vargo

Junior Addy Vargo is entering her first year at the Bucs' Blade staff with hopes to gain a new perspective on writing. She's interested in history and creative writing. When not in the classroom , she can be found going to the...

Reporter

Emma Steury

Junior Emma Steury is beginning her first year writing for the Blade. She hopes to grow her writing skills in new atmospheres and learn more about the community around her. Outside of school, Emma rides with an equestrian team, ...

Reporter

Lei Murphy

Junior Lei Murphy, (they/them), is 16 and it is their first year on the Bucs’ Blade. They are very excited to write and take pictures. In their free time, they enjoy drawing, writing, photography, thrifting and spending time wit...

Reporter

Rece Madison

Sophomore Rece Madison is new to The Bucs’ Blade staff this year and is excited to learn new skills and information. He is interested in politics and consumes a ton of news on a daily basis. In his free time he enjoys going f...

Lynsey Light
Reporter

Lynsey Light

Senior Lynsey Light is joining the Bucs’ Blade team for the first time this year. She looks forward to anything coming her way and is thrilled to be a new member. Lynsey is a student-athlete, participating in sports like wr...

Reporter

Sydney Kroll

Sophomore Sydney Kroll is looking forward to her first year as a member of the Bucs' Blade. She is interested in photojournalism and hopes to expand her knowledge of journalism as a whole. Sydney is very compassionate and is always willing to ...

Reporter

Violet Kemperman

Junior Violet Kemperman is starting her first year on the Bucs’ Blade. She is interested in the arts programs, world problems and photography. Violet enjoys being outside, listening to hard rock and blues rock music and travel...

Reporter

Sofia Grilley

Senior Sofia Grilley is excited for her first year on the Bucs’ Blade Staff. She is very passionate about photography and her favorite things to photograph are her travels and her friends surfing. Sofia also loves to listen to m...

Reporter

Abby Dzikowicz

Junior Abby Dzikowicz is in her first year on The Bucs' Blade staff. This year she hopes to help people's voices be heard and understand a different variety of people's opinions. In her own time she enjoys running track, readi...

Reporter

Mattee DeMott

Senior Mattee DeMott is a new member of the Bucs’ Blade this year. She is excited to learn about the process of running a paper and becoming a better writer. Traditionally she has stuck to the visual arts, focusing on multim...

Fiona Dean
Reporter

Fiona Dean

Junior Fiona Dean is a first-year reporter for The Bucs’ Blade. She is involved in Student Senate, ski team and soccer. She enjoys listening to music, hanging out with friends, trying new things and reading and writing in her ...

Reporter

Caden Buller

Junior Caden Buller is a new member of the Blade staff this year. He is involved with tennis, lacrosse and T.E.A.M. GH. He also enjoys surfing and fishing in his free time. He hopes that he can pursue interviewing and writing...