Elise Keller Editor-in-Chief Mary Claire Wolk received the Dotty DeLassus Award for her 1,239.9 hours of service and was involved in almost everything at the high school. “What drove me to be so involved in service at WGHS was the… Read More ›
As co-captain of the women’s swim team, senior Parker Hagemann has been a valuable asset for her whole high school swim career.
Elise Keller Editor-in-Chief Senior Jessica Peterson, Eagle Award winner, was involved in sports, theater, social justice, THRIVE business incubator and academics at Webster. “I was involved in the softball program, Nation Honor Society, the drama department, and Speak Up,” Peterson… Read More ›
“Quinton (Nehring) is the type of person who lights up a room when he enters. He is driven, competitive, smart, kind, patient, humble, respectful and a leader. He constantly goes out of his way to learn and improve his craft. He has demonstrated this drive in sports, academics and his pursuit of his future,” DECA advisor, former Marketing teacher and current WG Thrive Entrepreneurship Incubator Program Director Kara Siebe said.
I joined the staff of the WG Echo in my sophomore year of high school. I was going through some things. I was struggling to figure out who I was; I was lost in a sea of confusion. I was incredibly soft spoken, I didn’t want to talk up in class, or defend myself, and I let people treat me as if I was trash.
Graduate Myah Frank, renowned musician, completely immersed herself into music during her four years.
Ashli Wagner Video Editor Mitchell Lazarow, senior and Eagle Award nominee, has been a part of several sports and activities at WGHS. Lazarow has played football for four years, two on Varsity, and has played volleyball for four years. Apart… Read More ›
Natalie Johnson Social Media Manager “There are two types of people: There are spoons, and there are casseroles,” said band director Dane Williams, and Thomas Putnam is more definitely a casserole. There are the people who volunteer to bring the… Read More ›
Riley Mullgardt Print Editor Senior Grace Behrle is set to go to Mizzou to major in business and minor in French and psychology. With a 4.07 GPA and a 30 on the ACT, she was also accepted into the Honors… Read More ›
Trinity Madison Ads/Business Manager Seniors Britney, Daria and Taylor Clark are sister triplets graduating with the Class of 2018. Each has a strong legacy and fingerprint at WGHS. Taylor Clark said, “My biggest takeaway [from highschool] is to really focus… Read More ›
Caroline Fellows Editor-in-Chief Ashli Wagner Video Editor Thomas O’Toole Thomas O’Toole is an industrial tech teacher who started at WGHS in August of 2002. About his years at WGHS, O’Toole said “Talk to the students; don’t talk to me, because… Read More ›
Sean Mullins Technology Columnist Graduate Adi Johnson was the vice president of student council and on the student board for Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, and she was the first runner-up in Missouri Girls State, a mock government in… Read More ›
Bennett Durando Sports Editor As the 2017-18 school year begins at WGHS, the missing presence of one family in the student body is especially felt. Senior triplets Andy, Will and Mary Kimball are among the graduating Class 2017. All three… Read More ›
Bennett Durando Sports Editor Senior Hannah Leatherbarrow takes the stage. Falling into character, she prepares to show the audience the product of her hard work and experience. It’s showtime. Leatherbarrow’s performances have wowed Webster playgoers for four years. The senior… Read More ›
Elenor Marshall Contributing Writer When students hear the name “Cianna Vo,” they think of cheerleading. Funny enough, senior Duyen-Anh Vo decided last minute to even try out for cheer. Vo said, “Molly Clark (head cheerleading coach) was my ac lab… Read More ›
Cole Schnell Business Manager Senior Matthew Herber had to work harder for good grades and success than his classmates. A reading disability hasn’t stopped Herber, though. He is a hard-working student and devoted manager of the men’s basketball team for… Read More ›
Josie Krueger Entertainment Columnist Senior Madeline Allen is widely respected by students and teachers alike. She is one of seven Eagle Award nominees. According to her friend and fellow nominee Elizabeth Ochoa, whom she’s known since fifth grade, Allen is… Read More ›
Abby Botan Entertainment Columnist Blake Fields, senior, plans to attend Vanderbilt University after graduating in hopes of studying electrical engineering. In 2016 the acceptance rate of Vanderbilt was 10.7 percent. Fields described his acceptance into Vanderbilt as a, “weight off… Read More ›
Natalie Johnson Social Media Editor Senior Elizabeth Ochoa has shown exemplary dedication to academic achievement. Over the course of her four years as a Statesman, Ochoa has been an active student, playing in the Silver Strings, leading cello choir for… Read More ›
Andy Kimball Editor-in-Chief “Quirky,” “energetic,” “fun” and “kind of crazy” is how students described physics teacher Dr. David Schuster. After being the founder of the high school AP Physics program, Schuster is leaving to teach physics at Clayton High School…. Read More ›
Abyana Botan Entertainment Columnist Nia Kaanagbara, senior, is the first generation of Nigerian American in her family meaning that both of her parents were born in Nigeria, and she’s the first of her family be born and raised in America…. Read More ›
Bennett Durando Sports Columnist “Perhaps Bennett Durando will grow up to become a sportswriter. Or maybe he’ll be lucky and go into a career where he can actually make some money.” This is the first time my name appeared in… Read More ›
This is the final issue of the WG ECHO’s 101st year. Included are senior profiles, staff goodbyes, senior awards, senior wills and senior survey results.
Senior Helen Kaul won the Citizen of the Year Award and the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Award. She said it was, “Kind of cool to be recognized.” Julie Burchett, experiential learning director, described Kaul as, “Incredible, dependable,… Read More ›
Irene Ryan Feature/Entertainment Editor Senior Jakini Ingram is known for her outspoken advocacy for social justice. She is a member of Students for Progress, the Feminist Coalition and the Webster Challenge Initiative. However, Ingram started her freshman year at Nerinx… Read More ›
Senior contributing writer Will Conerly takes time to look at the camera while previously working diligently on his computer during fifth hour Journalism/ECHO for an upcoming issue. Senior Tyler Coleman, who sits next to him is exploring his computer and… Read More ›
Jack Killeen Editor in Chief While the Class of 2016 is carrying books and notebooks to class next year, Eli Pandolfi will carry his French horn and sheet music. Pandolfi has big shoes to fill. Not only was his grandfather… Read More ›