The Hilltop Echo

2019-2020 Staff

Kaity Nimmo

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Collin Graybeal

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Steve Jackson

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Kirsten Beard

It is Kirsten Beard’s last year at Chardon High School. With the start of the new school year comes fall, Kirsten’s favorite season. “I like the leaves and temperature, everything is calmed down,” explains Kirsten. Fall...

Elijah Morris

Elijah Morris is a second year staff member in the Writing for Publications class. He decided to come back to the Writing and Publications world for his second year in a row  “because it seemed fun.” He also told me about s...

Halle Landies

Halle Landies is a cat loving student at Chardon High School. Her favorite color is red and her favorite food is everything because she eats everything. She plays basketball and softball for Chardon and is really excited for the b...

Ellie Evans

Ellie Evans is a senior and this is her second year in Newspaper. She has two younger sisters, two dogs, and a cat. After high school she plans on going to college. She counts her sense of humor as her strongest quality. She i...

Sierra Zarcone

Sierra joined Writing for Publications 1 to gain some insight into her future career choice. Her goals include becoming a news broadcaster or even a screenwriter. Her favorite teacher is Mrs. Best, not because she necessarily lik...

Maggie Bonfiglio

Maggie is a freshman at Chardon High School. When asked about why she was looking forward to in newspaper this year she said, “I want to learn how to write in a more concise manner, write faster, and learn about journalism.”...

Robert Frank

Robert Frank, a student at Chardon High School, is a young man possessed of a divergent thinking pattern. He believes society’s biggest flaw is their “fear of failing.” Frank thinks it is likely that the world won’t e...

Allison Sutton

  Allison Sutton is a senior at Chardon High School and has lived in Chardon her whole life. Allison is someone who would give you the shirt off her back, the type of person who would rather be out with friends than sittin...

Mackenzie May

Mackenzie May, known to her friends as Kenzie, has been a student at Chardon for 6 years. A senior now, Kenzie cannot wait to graduate. Kenzie’s favorite color is navy blue, and her favorite animal is a dog, more specifically, a ...

Lucy Muhic

Lucy Muhic is a senior at Chardon High School with big aspirations. While uncertain of her future, she said she “tries her best to stay focused on the now.” Even though she isn’t sure of what field or school she will enter,...

Jena Goodwin

Jena is an academically-inclined senior with a propensity for English and writing. She took this class on a whim due to Mr.Lichtinger's recommendation and it was stella, and now it's her second year. She has what Mr. Lichting...

Colin Downs

17-year-old Colin Downs is entering his senior year at Chardon High School with big dreams and high hopes. This is his first year on the Hilltop Echo staff and says he is eager to see what the class is all about. He was inspired t...

Sam Eves

Junior Sam Eves starts her second year on staff at The Hilltop Echo as Entertainment Editor. She  works at McDonalds, where they call her "boss." Eves spends free time listening to BROCKHAMPTON, Freddie Dreadd, The Weeknd as w...

Fiona Slaymaker

Fiona Slaymaker is a senior and the Echo's editor-in-chief. In addition to shouldering new responsibilities this year, Slaymaker will continue to develop communication and leadership skills for her future, in which to help ot...

Gina Terranova

  Gina Terranova is a senior at Chardon High School this year. This is her first year writing for the newspaper and she joined because she enjoys writing and is looking forward to learning a different style of writing. S...

Julia Houser

Julia Houser is a 17 year senior at Chardon High School. This is her third year at Chardon, as well as her third year writing for a school’s newspaper. She has two younger brothers, as well as four younger sisters. In her fr...

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