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Senior profile: Emily Broderick

Senior profile: Emily Broderick

Jamie Jones, features writer

April 19, 2015


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Emily Broderick moved 4,568 miles when she was 8 years old. Not only did she change addresses, but she changed continents, cultures and languages. Emily was born to a German mother and an American father and spent the first eight years of her life living in a German town called Hildesheim, in a German...

Senior profile: Joey Williams

Senior profile: Joey Williams

Jake Siegel, sports writer

April 18, 2015


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The aroma of freshly cut grass, faint sounds of lawn mowers in the distance, melodic tones of songbirds and droplets of dew lining the fairways all culminate into the perfect golf course which provides a second home for golfer Joey Williams. Joey has played golf his whole life, picking up a club at...

Senior profile: Elena Nunez

Senior profile: Elena Nunez

Alexa Kannenberg, opinions editor

April 17, 2015


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She is half Dominican and half Scottish. She has torn her ACL in both knees. She completed Girl Scouts at 16. She has an official nobility title recognized by England making her a lady. No, this isn’t an aspiring presidential candidate, this is Elena Nunez, senior at KHS. Elena moved from Kentucky...

Senior profile: Marguerite Justin

Senior profile: Marguerite Justin

Ben Cohen, web staff

April 16, 2015


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She rides her bike to school in the rain, snow or shine. She is the president of L.E.A.F. club, won second place in a state culinary competition and wears goofy shirts to school because she loves seeing people smile. Marguerite Justin has Loeys-Dietz syndrome, a heart condition, a learning disability...

Senior profile: Matt Maury

Senior profile: Matt Maury

John Drury, sports writer

April 15, 2015


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At 8 a.m. on a chilly Monday, one week before his freshman year started, Matt Maury stood on the deck of Kirkwood Community Center’s outdoor pool surrounded by 30 swimmers he had never met. He had just moved to Kirkwood from Los Angeles few days prior with his mother and sister, knowing no one else...

Senior profile: Grace Garner

Senior profile: Grace Garner

Katherine Hubbard, features writer

April 14, 2015


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Grace Garner is a social butterfly, a girl who can become friends with anyone and everyone, but she hasn’t always been this way. Walking through the doors of Kirkwood freshman year, Grace originally from St. Gerard Majella, was mixed with students who had known each other since kindergarten. “Freshman...

Senior profile: Shyniece Smith

Senior profile: Shyniece Smith

Katie Woodruff, news writer

April 13, 2015


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Tears rolled down David Cannon’s face as he listened to Shyniece Smith belt out the final notes of the closing number from The Color Purple for the Best of Broadway, Taste of Jazz, BOBTOJ, solo auditions a  this past December. He looked up at Shyniece and remembered the outspoken freshman her once k...

Senior profile: Thomas Woodley

Senior profile: Thomas Woodley

Jonah Wright, news writer

April 12, 2015


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When Thomas Woodley’s mom told him to give the slopes a try during a family vacation to Winter Park, Colorado, he never imagined in eight years he would be a nationally ranked skier. Born in the temperate, rolling hills of America’s heartland, Woodley grew up playing youth baseball and soccer and m...

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