The Kirkwood Call

Senior profile: David Daras

Senior profile: David Daras

Daniel Witt, sports editor

May 8, 2013


Filed under Senior Magazine, Sports

David Daras experienced a difficult sophomore year consisting of a bad breakup and family problems. David ached to find an escape from reality, so he turned to lacrosse. “It got me through a dark period,” David said. “I decided to commit my life to it.” Wanting to try something new second ...

Senior Column: Erin Kilfoy

Senior Column: Erin Kilfoy

Erin Kilfoy, Artist

May 8, 2013


Filed under Senior Magazine

We all say we’re going to do things differently when we have our own kids. We’re not going to ground them, invade their privacy or compare them to others. I feel strongly about the latter. Having a sister who is only a year younger than me has been a blessing and a curse. As a kid, I always had s...

Senior profile: Grace Randolph

Senior profile: Grace Randolph

Ian Madden, opinions writer

May 8, 2013


Filed under Senior Magazine

As other seniors prepare for college, Grace Randolph prepares to revisit senior year with a twist: in Spain. “I’m not upset about another year in high school. Obviously, it’s going to be different,” Grace said. Through the Youth for Understanding exchange program, Grace will fly to Spain in August ...

Senior Profile: Eric Alseth

Senior Profile: Eric Alseth

Kyle Rieger, features editor

May 8, 2013


Filed under Senior Magazine

When other students concerned themselves with extracurriculars, course loads and AP tests, Eric Alseth concerned himself with issues beyond KHS. From tensions between Vietnam and its surrounding countries to the loose communist government of China, the status of countries around the world were constantly...

Senior profile: Adrian Morse

Senior profile: Adrian Morse

Madeline McEvoy, features writer

May 8, 2013


Filed under Senior Magazine

After her dad suddenly passed away in the summer of 2010, Adrian Morse and her family have never taken a moment for granted. As a senior, Adrian said she has had her dad beside her every step of the way. He has been the biggest inspiration to her in all that she has accomplished. “Going into sophomore...

Senior profile: Emily Trokey

Senior profile: Emily Trokey

Ellen Heaghney, indepth writer

May 8, 2013


Filed under Senior Magazine

On a sweltering July day, Emily Trokey paddles a canoe across the lake at Camp Barnabas with her friend Elizabeth. Later at dinner, the girls whisper and giggle about Elizabeth’s camp romance. All this may sound typical, but Emily’s week at camp is far from ordinary; when they finished canoeing that...

Senior profile: Elisa Steele

Senior profile: Elisa Steele

Bridget Randazzo, features writer

May 8, 2013


Filed under Senior Magazine

After high school, Elisa Steele will continue lining up on the track, her body stiff as a board, ready to spring forward and race to the finish line when the gun goes off as a sprinter for the Princeton University Tigers. In the summer of 2012, Elisa applied through early restrictive action to Princeton,...

Senior profile: Andrew Phillips

Senior profile: Andrew Phillips

Tyler Altenthal, web staff

April 19, 2013


Filed under Senior Magazine

The last time Andrew Phillips walked off a football field, he became part of history as a state champion. Andrew was the starting placekicker for the champion Pioneers. He was also the captain and starting forward for the varsity soccer team. A normal fall day after school consisted of two practices, n...

Senior profile: Frankie LeBeau

Senior profile: Frankie LeBeau

Amanda Pollmann, web managing editor

April 19, 2013


Filed under Senior Magazine

The world knows him as Enigma but Kirkwood know him as Frankie LeBeau. For Frankie, streetball freestyle, a sport in which a person performs tricks using a basketball, has always been hobby yet he never thought it would lead him to where is his today. As of now he has 203,820 Twitter followers, so many...

Senior profile: Kendall Washington

Senior profile: Kendall Washington

Katie Puryear, opinions writer

April 18, 2013


Filed under Senior Magazine

Considering both a small liberal arts school in the pursuit of a singing career and thinking about becoming an athletic trainer, Kendall Washington was not sure what he wanted to do after KHS. After lots of thinking, he finally decided. “Doing the whole school thing again wasn’t for me,” Kendall s...

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