The Vernois News

2022-2023 Staff

Dr. Jamey VanZandt
Advisor

Dr. Jamey VanZandt

Dr. VanZandt, in his 29th year at MV and 31st in education overall, teaches in the Communication Arts Department.  Dr. VanZandt advises Vernois News, Vernois Yearbook, and JAVA Magazine, and co-advises Student Council and the...

Ryan Bendersky
Editor In-Chief

Ryan Bendersky

Bendersky, a Senior at MV, serves as 2022-23 Vernois News Editor In-Chief. Besides this, he is also the Youth Outreach Officer of the RoboRams, Chess Team Captain, and plays varsity for Rams Men’s Tennis. Bendersky will also be ...

Jacqueline Wilson
Managing Editor

Jacqueline Wilson

Wilson, a senior at MV, serves as 2022-23 Vernois News Managing Editor is a varisty player for the Lady Rams golf team, NHS, and really enjoys the Khaos Kage.  Outside of school, Wilson serves as the Sub Debs vice-president and...

Cam Meyer
Sports Editor

Cam Meyer

Meyer, a Sophomore at MV, serves as 2022-23 Vernois News Sports Editor.  Meyer is also a member of FCA, Student Council, and FBLA. Outside of school, Meyer enjoys attending Central Christian Church.

Madeline Fiedler
News Editor

Madeline Fiedler

Fiedler, a Freshman at MV, serves as 2022-23 Vernois News Editor and also enjoys taking care of animals outside of school.

Daphne McGhee
A&E Editor

Daphne McGhee

Mcghee, a Freshman at MV, serves as 2022-23 Vernois News A&E Editor and is involved in the Scholar Bowl and Speech and Acting programs at MV.

Riley Young
Features Editor

Riley Young

Young, a Freshman at MV, serves as 2022-23 Vernois News Feature Editor and is involved in Band and Theater. Outside of school, Young enjoys collecting games.

Alaina Maurer
Opinions Editor

Alaina Maurer

Maurer, a Senior at MV, serves as 2022-23 Vernois News Opinions Editor and also participates in track and basketball for the Rams. Mauer is involved in SubDebs, and her church's youth group.

Alistair Clodi
Blue Print Editor

Alistair Clodi

Clodi, a Freshman at MV, serves as 2022-23 Vernois News Blue Print Editor and is a member of Rams soccer. Clodi is also involved in Student Council, FBLA, and HOSA. He is also a volunteer at First United Methodist Church.

Social Media Manager

Grace Mathews

Mathews, a Freshman at MV, serves as 2022-23 Vernois News Social Media Manager. Outside of school, Mathews enjoys watching Netflix and hanging out with friends.

Kolton Dudley
Staff Photographer

Kolton Dudley

Dudley, a Senior at MV, serves as 2022-23 Vernois News Staff Photographer, Dudley also works for the MVTHS maintenance department. In his spare time, Dudley enjoys playing disc golf and is involved with his youth group "Impact."

Emily Peck
Entertainment Columnist

Emily Peck

Peck, a Junior at MVTHS, writes features and columns for Vernois News.  Peck enjoys English classes and reading.

DaZhion Baker
Staff

DaZhion Baker

Baker, a Senior at MV, plays football for the Rams, and he is a member of the Culinary course.

Dayton Harper
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Dayton Harper

Harper, a Senior at MV, is involved in Youth & Government. In his free time, Harper is a photographer and social media manager for Musaholic Magazine.

Lee Montez Kidd
Staff

Lee’ Montez Kidd

Kidd, a Senior at MV, is a member of FFA. Outside of school, Kidd is a babysitter and works at KFC.

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Braden Kirby

Kirby, a Senior at MV, is involved with piano and 3D modeling. Outside of school, Kirby enjoys scripting, reporting, and editing for his videos.

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Elijah Ligon

Ligon, a Sophomore at MV, is a member of HOSA.

Shabria Monroe
Staff

Shabria Monroe

Monroe, a Senior at MV, enjoys working outside of school.

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TMiya Tae Moore

Moore, a Senior at MV, is involed in the Ram's track & field program, along with the CNA program as she serves on the staff. In her free time, Moore enjoys rapping.

Brandon Stutts
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Brandon Stutts

Stutts, a Senior at MV, is a member of Robotics. Outside of school, Stutts is a host at Agave and is a Youth Teen Leader at LifePointe Church.

Mikanda Wilkey
Staff

Mikanda Wilkey

Wilkey, a Senior at MV, is a member in FFA. Outside of school, Wilkey enjoys attending Central Christian Church and is a server at Cracker Barrel.

Maya Owen
AP Contributor

Maya Owen

Owen, a Junior at MV, is involved in NHS and FBLA. Outside of school, Owen enjoys art.

Allana Osborne
AP Contributor

Allana Osborne

Osborne, a Junior at MV, is involved in Hi-Tri and NHS. Outside of school, Osborne works at Freddy's

Connor Montaleone
AP Contributor

Connor Montaleone

Montaleone, a Junior at MV, is involved in Speech & Acting. Outside of school, Montaleone enjoys playing the guitar.

Bobby White
AP Contributor

Bobby White

White, a Junior at MV, is a member of NHS, FBLA, and Robotics. Outside of school, White enjoys playing video games.

Kylie Poole
AP Contributor

Kylie Poole

Poole, a Junior at MV, competes in Women's Basketball for the Rams, along with being involved in NHS and Student Council. Outside of school, Poole enjoys reading and writing. ...

Macie Strothmann
AP Contributor

Macie Strothmann

Strothmann, a Junior at MV, is involved in Scholar Bowl, AV Club, and NHS. Outside of school, Strothmann enjoys writing.

Alexia Trout
AP Contributor

Alexia Trout

Trout, a Junior at MV, is involved in FFA and NHS. Outside of school, Trout enjoys livestock judging and Ag education.

Wade Pierce
AP Contributor

Wade Pierce

Pierce, a Junior at MV, competes in Baseball for the Rams, along with being involved in NHS and FBLA. Outside of school, Pierce enjoys playing video games

Olivia Baumhoegger
AP Contributor

Olivia Baumhoegger

Baumhoegger, a Junior at MV, competes in Women's Tennis and on the Rockin-Rams dance team, along with being involved in NHS. Outside of school, Baumhoegger enjoys competitive dance.

Faith Hayes
AP Contributor

Faith Hayes

Hayes, a Junior at MV, is involved in FFA and NHS. Outside of school, Hayes enjoys attending her youth group

Katie Pittman
AP Contributor

Katie Pittman

Pittman, a Junior at MV, competes in Track and Field and Women's Tennis for the Rams, along with being involved in Student Council. Outside of school, Pittman enjoys petting her dog. ...

Nolan Armstrong
AP Contributor

Nolan Armstrong

Armstrong, a Junior at MV, competes in Men's Soccer for the Rams, along with being involved in NHS and FBLA. Outside of school, Armstrong enjoys going to the gym and being involved in his youth group.

Sawyer Mays
AP Contributor

Sawyer Mays

Mays, a Junior at MV, competes in Men's Tennis for the Rams, along with being involved in NHS and Youth & Government. Outside of school, Mays enjoys playing video games.

Sumner Johnson
AP Contributor

Sumner Johnson

Johnson, a Junior at MV, is involved in FBLA and NHS.

Quentin Morgan
AP Contributor

Quentin Morgan

Morgan, a Junior at MV, is a member of NHS, FBLA, and Youth & Government. Outside of school, Morgan enjoys playing video games.

Anna James
AP Contributor

Anna James

James, a Junior at MV, is a member of Student Council, FBLA, and Sub Debs. Outside of school, James works at Joe's.

Peyton Julius
AP Contributor

Peyton Julius

Julius, a Junior at MV, competes in Cheer for the Rams, along with being involved in HOSA and Student Council. Outside of school, Julius enjoys hanging out with friends.

Kaleigh Brumley
AP Contributor

Kaleigh Brumley

Brumley, a Junior at MV, competes in Track and Field for the Rams, along with being involved in NHS and Student Council. Outside of school, Brumley enjoys going to the gym.

Gaige Sisney
AP Contributor

Gaige Sisney

Sisney, a Junior at MV, is involved in NHS and FBLA. Outside of school, Sisney enjoys ceramic works at Cedahurst

Vishnu Rangoonwala
AP Contributor

Vishnu Rangoonwala

Rangoonwala, a Junior at MV, is involved in NHS. Outside of school, Rangoonwala enjoys playing video games

Klayton Simmons
AP Contributor

Klayton Simmons

Simmons, a Junior at MV, is involved in NHS, FBLA, and Vernois Yearbook as an Editor. Outside of school, Simmons enjoys literature and cinema.

Izak Wisneski
AP Contributor

Izak Wisneski

Wisneski, a Junior at MV, competes in Track and Field for the Rams, along with being involved in NHS and Robotics. Outside of school, Wisneski enjoys weightlifting.

Savana White
AP Contributor

Savana White

White, a Junior at MV, is involved in AV and looks forward to being with friends and learning something new everyday. Outside of school, Price enjoys drawing.

Madison Price
AP Contributor

Madison Price

Price, a Junior at MV, is involved in clubs such as NHS and Band. Outside of school, Price enjoys art.

Victoria Bocock
AP Contributor

Victoria Bocock

Bocock, a Junior at MV, is involved in clubs such as Band, Speech and Acting, and Theater. Outside of school, Bocock plays Wii Sports.

Cady Ort
AP Contributor

Cady Ort

Ort, a Junior at MV, dances for the Rockin' Rams, along with being involved in NHS. Outside of school, Ort enjoys painting.

Harrison Shields
AP Contributor

Harrison Shields

Shields, a Junior at MV, plays tennis for the Lady Rams, along with being involved in clubs such as FBLA and Hi-Tri. 

Paulina Kosierkiewicz
AP Contributor

Paulina Kosierkiewicz

Kosierkiewicz, a Junior at MV, is involved in clubs such as ACES, Orchestra, and NHS. Outside of school, Kosierkiewicz enjoys playing the piano.

Ann Binu
AP Contributor

Ann Binu

Binu, a Junior at MV, serves as the buissiness manager of the Vernois Yearbook, along with being involved in clubs such as HOSA and NHS. Outside of school, Binu enjoys reading.

Drew Wheeler
AP Contributor

Drew Wheeler

Wheeler, a Junior at MV, plays Baseball for the Rams, along with being involved in clubs such as Student Council and NHS. Outside of school, Wheeler enjoys weightlifting.

Phoebe Haile
AP Contributor

Phoebe Haile

Haile, a Junior at MV, competes in Women's Tennis,  along with being involved in clubs such as FBLA and NHS. Outside of school, Haile enjoys spending time with friends.

Makenly Miller
AP Contributor

Makenly Miller

Miller, a Junior at MV, is a member of Student Council, NHS, and FBLA. Outside of school, Miller enjoys to sleep.

Caedmon Cook
AP Contributor

Caedmon Cook

Cook, a Junior at MV, competes in Cross Country and Track and Field for the Rams, along with being involved in Orchestra. Outside of school, Cook enjoys reading.

Trey Mygatt
AP Contributor

Trey Mygatt

Mygatt, a Junior at MV, competes in Cross Country and Track and Field for the Rams, along with being involved in clubs such as FCA and NHS. Outside of school, Mygatt enjoys cooking.

Anderson Barker
AP Contributor

Anderson Barker

Barker, a Junior at MV, plays Baseball for the Rams, along with being involved in clubs such as FBLA, and HOSA. Outside of school, Barker enjoys playing golf.

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