Liberty Ledger

2018-2019 Staff

Lauren Spakowski

Co editor-in-chief Talon yearbook

Lauren is a junior this year and this is her second year with publications. She is a part NHS, Key Club, HOSA, The Nest, and Diversity. She is also apart of both cross country and track. She is very excited to be one of the c...

Bridget Morris

Co editor-in-chief Talon yearbook

Bridget is a junior and this is her second year with LHS Publications and she is very excited to be co-editor-in chief. She is a part of Link Crew, National Honor Society, varsity tennis and track. Outside of school she enjoys ha...

Olivia Holler

Co-editor-in-chief Ledger magazine

Olivia is a senior and this is her fourth year as a member of the Ledger and first year as a member of the Talon yearbook. She is a co-editor-in-chief of the magazine. She is going to Mizzou for journalism next fall. Olivia lo...

Chasteanne Salvosa

Co-editor-in-chief of Ledger magazine

Chasteanne (Chas-teen) Salvosa is a senior and co-editor-in-chief for the Ledger. This is her fourth year in publications. In her free time, Chasteanne enjoys reading, is bilingual, and is probably listening to Amy Winehouse or C...

Alyssa Bailey

Assistant Editor-in-chief Ledger magazine

Alyssa is a junior this year and it’s her second year in publications. She’s very excited about this year and what’s to come for the Ledger. She’s getting involved in more clubs and activities such as The Nest, ASC, the Thes...

Bri Corgan

Activity manager Talon yearbook

Bri Corgan is a junior and she has been in publications since freshman year. She is the yearbook activity manager and loves being a part of yearbook. Bri enjoys learning about health and fitness and plans to go to college to m...

Molly Morris

Index editor Talon yearbook

Molly Morris is a sophomore and this in her second year in publications. She is on the varsity cross country and track team as well as a member of HOSA. Molly enjoys writing, taking pictures, and science. Outside of school she ...

Eric Mason

Photo editor Talon yearbook

Eric is a junior at Liberty High School, this is his second year apart of publications. Over the summer, he went to the Herff Jones yearbook camp. In his free time Eric enjoys to play baseball and take pictures. Eric's favor...

Caleb Woods

Reporter/Audio Editor

Caleb Woods is a senior and his first year on the Ledger magazine. This is his third year in publications. He loves watching the St. Louis Blues and he is a huge hockey fan. He loves Keith Urban’s music, he can recite most of hi...

Lawson Murphree

Reporter

Lawson Murphree is a senior and his third year in publications. He enjoys watching NASCAR and the St. Louis Cardinals. He also enjoys listening to Luke Bryan, Little Big Town and Chris Stapleton. He also enjoys watching the Dal...

Melana Quarles

Reporter

Melana is a junior and this is her third year being apart of LHS Publications.  She writes for The Ledger and is a radio personality on J-Dubs in the Morning. She loves to read, admire art and to paint. She hates waking up e...

Lauren Polydys

Reporter

Lauren is a senior and this is her second year in publications and her first year on the magazine staff. She enjoys reading and watching Netflix. Her favorite genre of books is a tie between fantasy and romance, depending on her m...

Brooke Huffman

Reporter

Brooke is a sophomore and this is her second year on the publications staff, and her first year writing for the Ledger. Aside from journalism, Brooke is a part of the Thespian Troupe, and has a passion for theater. Outside of...

Nick Howard

Reporter

Nick Howard is a senior and is in his second year in the publications staff. He is a videographer and also works in coverage for Liberty sports. He likes to film sports and has his own youtube channel, Howard Productions, co...

Emma Hankins

Reporter

Emma Hankins is a junior this year and this is her third year being a part of LHS Publications. She participates in no school activities. She loves Shawn Mendes and Grey’s Anatomy. She loves Jimmy Johns and those people ar...

Jessica Gibson

Reporter

Jessica is a senior and is in her fourth and final year of publications at Liberty. She is super excited for her senior year. Mostly excited for senior nights, football games, and spirit weeks! She is on the varsity volleybal...

Shae Bowsher

Reporter

Shae is a sophomore and this year will be the second year on the publication staff and first year on the magazine staff. She enjoys photography and editing pictures. Outside of school, she keeps herself occupied with horse sho...

McKenzie Bartels

Reporter

McKenzie is a senior and this is her fourth year in publications. Along with magazine, she is also a part of HOSA at school. Outside of school, she enjoys watching Netflix, and spending time with her friends and family. Her fav...

Allyson Schniepp

Reporter

Allyson is a hard-working freshman who enjoys playing sports and hanging out with her two dogs. Ally is a strong-willed, optimistic, goofy person. She can get very competitive when playing volleyball and basketball, or even just pl...

Sruthi Ramesh

Reporter

Sruthi is a freshman at LHS, and this is her first year in journalism. But she has been writing for many years - most recently, poetry. She loves being involved with her school and peers, with things like clubs, school work and han...

Nolan Piasecki

Reporter

Nolan is a junior and this is his first year in journalism. He enjoys taking pictures and is a quiet person until you get to know him. Nolan enjoys working with computers and playing games. He is also excited to be taking pictu...

Haleigh McCune

Reporter

Haleigh is junior here at LHS and although this is her third year in high school, this is only her first year in publications. Teachers have always told her to be involved with as many activities as you can at your school. Taki...

Kelsey Looney

Reporter

Kelsey is a freshman and is her first year as a member of the journalism staff. She is an introverted person but opens up to people with time. She enjoys painting, spending time with her dogs, photography, swimming, horseback riding and ...

Morgan Harris

Reporter

Guyton is a sophomore and swims for YMCA St. Charles for the past 16 years with two of her best friends. She has been in Girl Scouts for 11 years. Her favorite artist is Shawn Mendes. She also enjoy hanging out with friends, takin...

Elizabeth Hamby

Reporter

Elizabeth is a freshman and this is her first year in the publication world. Outside of school, she enjoys reading, playing cards and hanging out with her family. Inside of her school she focuses hard on her studies but can be ...

Ashley Haberberger

Reporter

Ashley is a freshman and this is her first year working in journalism. She enjoys writing, reading and drawing in her spare time. Ashley also enjoys watching TV shows and spending time with her friends. She wants to be an aut...

Fiona Flynn

Reporter

This is Fiona’s freshman year and her first year in publications. She loves running cross country and plans on participating in track this coming spring. She also will be performing in Footloose the musical this fall and sings...

Mollie Banstetter

Reporter

Mollie is a freshman and this is her first year in journalism. She is a very social person, she can talk to just about anyone. She is on the school golf team and is looking forward to track season. Outside of school, Mollie likes...

Katie Swanson

Reporter

Katie Swanson is a sophomore and is newly involved in publications. She loves to play sports, and participates in soccer and basketball in high school. Her favorite subjects are science and English. Outside of school, she loves to...

Sophia Seger

Reporter

Sophia Seger is a freshman and this is her first year on the publications staff. Last year at Frontier Middle school, she participated in a writing club where she spoke to editors for Wildfire Publications and was picked to be published....

Donny Robinson

Reporter

Donny Robinson is a senior and is in journalism for his first time. He has written stories for the school website before taking journalism with his first story being published his sophomore year. He likes writing and watching s...

Amour Riley

Reporter

Amour Riley is a freshman in high school and her first year in journalism. She is a devoted fan of Drake and The Weeknd who in her free time in enjoys listening to music and writing. Amour loves basketball and is a really big ...

London Powell

Reporter

London Powell is a freshman who is taking her first journalism class this year. She enjoys entertainment, photography and cheesy Netflix movies. She is hoping to get involved in multiple clubs and maintain positive attitude thro...

Madison Pegg

Reporter

Madison Pegg is a freshman and this is her first year involved in publications. She is on the the varsity softball team and throws shot and discus for track. She loves softball and is a pitcher but also plays first and third ...

Amelia Lockett

Reporter

Amelia is a sophomore and this is her first year of being on the publication staff.  She plays the clarinet in marching and concert band. She also hopes to participate in French club. Outside of school she likes playing the pi...

Amelia Larocca

Reporter

Amelia is a freshman and this is her first year on the Liberty publications team. Amelia also participates in the junior varsity golf team and theater. She loves cinematics and photography. Outside of school, she is involved in p...

Lizzie Kayser

Reporter

Lizzie Kayser is a sophomore and this is her first year as a member of the publications staff. A lover of theater, she is involved in drama and serves on the Thespian Executive Board. Along with this, she is a part of Key Club...

Abby Jordan

Reporter

Abby Jordan is an incoming sophomore who is excited to join the publications this year. At LHS this year, she is involved in ASC, The Nest, Key Club, HOSA and Spanish Club. Abby enjoys figure skating, theatre, dance and water skiing...

Allison Holtschlag

Reporter

Allison Holtschlag is a sophomore and this is her first year in the publication staff. Allison is involved in color guard (currently co-captain), helps with band, and is a part of German club. Outside of school, she loves hanging wi...

Alysa Hand

Reporter

Alysa Hand is a freshman and this is her first year on the publications staff. She has two brothers, a niece and nephew. She participated in writing club last year at Frontier Middle School and was picked to be published. She...

Michael Gannon

Reporter

Michael Gannon is a 13 turning 14 year old freshman. He enjoys the ARTS specifically theater and music and also writing. He has six siblings and five nieces and loves every single one of them. He has been in 3 musicals/plays...

Olivia Diel

Reporter

Olivia Diel is a freshman who is happy to a part of the publications program. Her favorite thing to do is cheer at Cheer St. Louis, which takes up the majority of her time. She also loves to write in her spare time. Olivia enjoy...

Lola Cadice

Reporter

Lola Cadice is a sophomore and is very excited to be apart of the publication staff this year. She is involved in theatre and loves singing and acting. She also loves travel, fashion, movies and music. She loves writing and is...

Emily Barnett

Reporter

Emily Barnett is a freshman and is excited to start journalism and take part in  publications class. At school, she is involved in track and cross country and hopes to be more involved in other clubs. Her interest is in art r...

Julia Bailey

Reporter

Julia Bailey is a junior in high school and is new to the publications crowd. She enjoys reading, writing, making playlists and watching conspiracy videos on YouTube. She loves classical and singer / singer songwriter music, but ...

Leah Miget

Reporter

Leah is a junior this year and this is her second year in LHS Publications. She likes to play video games (especially The Sims 3), read YA fantasy/sci-fi novels and eat food while watch Disney movies, Netflix and Youtube. She really...

Braden McMakin

Reporter

Braden is a senior and has been a part of the publications team since he was a sophomore. Braden is an active member in the Theatre department as well as a member of the Color Guard. He enjoys learning new things and has sta...

Megan Foster

Reporter

Megan is a junior and this is her first year in publications. She’s happy to be part of the Talon yearbook staff this year, along with the other clubs she’s involved in including The Nest, French Club and ASC. Outside of...

Bailey Crow

Reporter

Bailey Crow is a sophomore this year and this is her second year in publications. She is very excited to be involved with the great yearbook staff. Bailey is a varsity cheerleader, involved in ASC, and is on the competition cheer...

Meghan Coyle

Reporter

Meghan is a sophomore this year, going into her second year with publications. She is really excited to be a part of the yearbook staff this year and can’t wait to see what the year holds. She is on the varsity cheer team, a...

Katie Hill

Reporter

Katie is a senior this year and in her second year with publications. She is planning on going to nursing school at Chamberlain College of Nursing next fall. Katie loves taking pictures and spending time with her friends and famil...

Sarah Downs

Reporter

Sarah is a sophomore at Liberty and this is her second year with publications. She is on the track and field team as a thrower. She also is a part of theater, helping with plays and musicals. Sarah is a part of the yearbook staff...

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