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Where are they now: Cornell Young III

Where are they now: Cornell Young III

Grace Murphy, features writer

April 18, 2018


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Football was his only escape. His only way to get away from the gangs, the drugs, the life he did not want. He continued to fight, to work hard, to channel his emotions onto the field. He was used to footballs spiraling toward him, but bullets are a lot harder to catch. The night Cornell Young III, 19...

Where are they now: Nancy Ellis

Where are they now: Nancy Ellis

Emma Lingo, news-features writer

April 3, 2018


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Before she traveled internationally to dance and produce her own show, Nancy Ellis, 1989 KHS graduate, danced in the Keating Theater with the KH Players. KHS theater was one of the first steps on her path to become a professional dancer. At high school rehearsals, Ellis grew close with John Dean, KHS ...

Where are they now: Nikki Glaser

Where are they now: Nikki Glaser

Liam Jackson, entertainment writer

March 16, 2018


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Today, she performs all over the world and makes thousands laugh on stage and through TV appearances. She has seen success on a global scale. But before she was a star, Nikki Glaser was a student at KHS. While at KHS, Glaser said she made many special bonds with her teachers, notably her French teac...

Where are they now: Kevin Renick

Where are they now: Kevin Renick

Jack Rittendale, features writer

February 13, 2018


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Kevin Renick, class of 1975 graduate and former journalist, sits at home plucking away on the strings of his guitar. With his love of music and close friends, he spends his days doing what he enjoys most. But Renick said he never expected to go into music. After graduating, he studied journalism and creat...

Where are they now: Richie Frohlichstein

Where are they now: Richie Frohlichstein

Melanie Witt, copy editor

February 6, 2018


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Returning home from Georgetown University for winter break after his first semester of freshman year, Richie Frohlichstein, 2007 KHS graduate, decided to stop by world history teacher Tim Harig’s annual Boxing Day party. There he met KHS alumnus, Lori White whose sister, Meredith White, was working...

Where are they now: Dave Holley

Where are they now: Dave Holley

Melanie Witt, copy editor

February 5, 2018


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Every Thursday during homeroom, students gather to escape the stressful atmosphere of school and relax by doing yoga. Dr. Dave Holley, former KHS principal, leads these classes in hopes to provide a place for students to relieve the pressure of school. Since graduating from KHS in 1967 to climbing...

Where are they now: Tim Leong

Where are they now: Tim Leong

Charlotte Heinrich, features writer

January 24, 2018


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In the Target checkout aisle, laying across a coffee table in your dentist’s office or peeking out from a rack at the nail salon, is the iconic pop culture magazine: Entertainment Weekly (EW). With faces of high-profile celebrities, or the latest show to binge watch on it’s cover, this American ...

Where are they now: Mike McGill

Where are they now: Mike McGill

Izzy Colon, copy editor

January 22, 2018


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1961 KHS Graduate, Mike McGill, did not have a set plan. After KHS, McGill set out to learn, not just to get his education, but to find what he wanted to do with his life. McGill was unaware of the influential path his life would take before his retirement in Virginia. McGill knew for a start th...

Where are they now: Steve Stewart

Where are they now: Steve Stewart

Jane Stewart, communications editor

January 22, 2018


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Strapped in large ski goggles and sporting their postseason gear, the Kansas City Royals team jumps and screams in the locker room as they spray each other with champagne in celebration of their 2015 World Series Championship. Right in the midst of it all stood Steve Stewart, Kansas City Royals radio bro...

Where are they now: Drew Redington

Where are they now: Drew Redington

Annie O'Brien, news-features editor

December 6, 2017


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Pretending to be each of the Von Trapp children, 4-year-old Drew Redington acts out and sings “So Long, Farewell” from “The Sound of Music” on the steps of his grandmother’s basement. His mother and grandmother sit watching, used to the routine of these frequent basement performances. “Th...

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