The Vernois News

2021-2022 Staff

Lindsey McBrian
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Lindsey McBrian

McBrian, a junior at MVTHS, enjoys spending time with friends, having fun, and meeting new people.

Wes Newman
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Wes Newman

Newman, a junior at MV, is a member of Drama Club, NHS, and Upward Bound.  Newman holds a 2nd don black belt in Taekwondo.

Robby Hayes
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Robby Hayes

Hayes, a junior at MVTHS, is a member of FFA.

Judd Hicks
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Judd Hicks

Hicks, a junior at MVTHS, is involved in Men's Track and FFA.  In his spare time, Hicks raises coon dogs.

KhaMia Oats
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KhaMia Oats

Oats, an MVTHS junior, is a seeker of spirituality.

Kylon Shipp
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Kylon Shipp

Shipp is a junior at MVTHS.

Sayje Taylor
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Sayje Taylor

Taylor, a junior at MV, is Class of '23 Vice-President and member of Student Council.  In his spare time, Taylor enjoys customizing his car.

Fischer Davis
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Fischer Davis

Davis, a junior at MV, participates in Rams football, bowling, and track.  Davis enjoys watching movies outside of school.

Andrew Diekemper
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Andrew Diekemper

Diekemper, an MV junior, plays varsity baseball for the Rams.  In his spare moments, Diekemper enjoys fishing.

Eli Garrett
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Eli Garrett

Garrett, a junior at MV, is a member of National Honor Society and varsity Rams baseball.  In his free time, Garrett enjoys hanging out with friends.

JodiAnn Payne
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JodiAnn Payne

Payne, a junior at MVTHS, ...

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McKenna Leathers

Leathers, a junior at MVTHS, ...

Jackson Snodsmith
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Jackson Snodsmith

Snodsmith, a junior at MVTHS, plays baritone in the Symphonic Band and is a member of Youth and Government.  Snodsmith played trombone in the 2021 Operetta production of The Addams Family.

Kush Patel
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Kush Patel

Patel, a junior at MVTHS, enjoys socialization outside of his coursework.

Nico Bernard
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Nico Bernard

Bernard, a junior at MVTHS, enjoys painting and playing piano, and ukulele.  In their spare moments, Bernard enjoys assisting on the Bernard Family Farm.

Kaitlyn Blachly
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Kaitlyn Blachly

Blachly, a junior at MVTHS, cheers for the Rams for both fall and winter seasons.

Gabe Luttinen
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Gabe Luttinen

Luttinen, a junior at MVTHS, plays football and baseball for the Rams.  In his spare moments, Luttinen enjoys going to the gym.

DaZhion Baker
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DaZhion Baker

Baker, a junior at MVTHS, plays football for the Rams, and he is a member of Fire Science and AP Language courses.

Jude Erasmus
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Jude Erasmus

Erasmus, a junior at MVTHS, is a member of HOSA, FBLA, and Lifesavers.  In his spare moments, Erasmus enjoys pursuit of a career as a professional angler.

Justice Malone
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Justice Malone

Malone, a junior at MVTHS, plays varsity softball, volleyball, and basketball for the Lady Rams, and serves on Student Council Executive Board.  Malone enjoys Club Softball outside of school.

Ireland Rushing
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Ireland Rushing

Rushing, a  junior at MVTHS, manages the Rams wrestling team and serves on Vernois '22 yearbook staff and FBLA.  Rushing attends Central Christian Church.

Leigha Moore
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Leigha Moore

Moore, a junior at MVTHS, plays volleyball for the Lady Rams, and is a member of Student Council and FBLA.

Katie Bach
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Katie Bach

Bach, a junior at MVTHS, is a member of FBLA, HOSA, and Student Council.  Bach participates on her church's worship team and volunteers at the food pantry.

Devon Cermak
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Devon Cermak

Cermak, a junior at MVTHS, plays football and wrestles for the Rams, and he is a member of FBLA.  In his spare moments, Cermak is an intermediate wood-splitter.

Cassandra White
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Cassandra White

White, a junior at MVTHS, is a member of RoboRams, ACES, and NHS.  White also enjoys singing in her church choir.

Kadence Chamness
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Kadence Chamness

Chamness, a junior at MVTHS, plays volleyball and tennis for the Lady Rams, and is a member of Khaos Kage.  Chamness also enjoys attending church.

Callie Prost
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Callie Prost

Prost, a junior at MVTHS, cheers for the Rams and is a member of Rockin' Rams and NHS.  Prost dances competitively at Legg Up Studios.

Landyn Dotson
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Landyn Dotson

Dotson, a junior at MVTHS, is a member of FBLA and NHS.  Dotson enjoys his membership at the YMCA.

Colin McClure
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Colin McClure

McClure, a junior at MVTHS, plays basketball and baseball for the Rams, and is a member of National Honor Society.  McClure also enjoys playing summer baseball.

Sydney LaLumondier
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Sydney LaLumondier

LaLumondier, a junior at MVTHS, plays volleyball for the Lady Rams, and is a member of Student Council and FBLA.  In her spare moments, LaLumondier enjoys hanging out with friends.

Kaitlyn Fisher
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Kaitlyn Fisher

Fisher, a junior at MVTHS, plays tennis for the Lady Rams and is part of the Rockin' Rams.  Fisher also is a a violinist in the MVTHS Symphonic Orchestra and dances competitively.  

Charlie Houle
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Charlie Houle

Houle, a junior at MVTHS, plays baseball for the Rams and is a member of Youth and Government and ACES.  In his spare time, Houle enjoys fishing.

Brenden Lowery
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Brenden Lowery

Lowery, a junior at MVTHS, is a member of RoboRams and National Honor Society.

William White
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William White

White, a senior at MVTHS, covers News for Vernois News.

Julika Balzer
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Julika Balzer

Balzer, a sophomore Exchange Student from Germany, covers Features and Arts & Entertainment for Vernois News.

Skyler Masters
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Skyler Masters

Masters, a freshman at MVTHS, photographs for Vernois News.

Zoe Davis
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Zoe Davis

Davis, a senior at MVTHS, covers the Features department for Vernois News.

Bradden Davis
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Bradden Davis

Davis, a senior at MVTHS, is a member of the wrestling team, and he is a member of FFA.  Davis writes on Rams athletics and area and regional sports, and he also covers Features and Arts & Entertainment for Vernois News.

Blaze Baird
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Blaze Baird

Baird, a senior at MVTHS and a member of the varsity football and track teams, writes on Rams athletics and area and regional sports.

Emmie Peck
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Emmie Peck

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

Hannah Morrison

Hannah Morrison

Morrison, a junior at MVTHS, enjoys volunteering at her church.

Ryan Bendersky
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Ryan Bendersky

Bendersky, a junior at MV, is a member of Roborams, Chess Team, and Rams Men's Tennis. Bendersky covers features and writes on the Editorial staff for Vernois News. In his spare time, he is an intermediate ping pong player and...

Jacque Wilson
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Jacque Wilson

Wilson, a junior at MVTHS, is a member of the Lady Rams golf team.  Wilson serves on Vernois News Editorial staff.

Ali Benson
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Ali Benson

Benson, a junior at MVTHS, is a member of Lady Rams volleyball, tennis teams, and Student Council, and Vernois News Editorial staff.  Ali is a member of Central Christian Church.

Caden Plummer
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Caden Plummer

Plummer, a senior at MVTHS, is a member of Rams football and track.  Plummer examines sports-related issues in his column, "An Athlete's View."  Plummer serves on Vernois News Editorial staff.

Dr. Jamey VanZandt
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Dr. Jamey VanZandt

Dr. VanZandt, in his 28th year at MV and 30th 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...

Cam Meyer
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Cam Meyer

Meyer, a freshman at MVTHS, is a member of the baseball team.  Meyer covers Rams athletics and area and regional sports, and serves on Vernois News Editorial staff.

Roman Harrison
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Roman Harrison

Harrison, a senior at MVTHS and a member of the Rams baseball team, is a self-proclaimed audiophile and music connoisseur.  Harrison writes on a wide range of music acts and both vintage and new music releases for Vernois News. ...

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