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 ›
Julia Karsteter Contributing Writer When people think of talent, they think of things like dancing, singing or playing an instrument that seems really cool. However, senior Travis Williams, who instead showed off his impressive Rubik’s cube abilities in the talent… Read More ›
Irene Ryan Feature/Entertainment Editor Best friends Annie Bryan, Bekah Perman, Gianna Metzger and Jenny Perkowski, seniors, have been through it all: controversy, bullying, the inability to decide what to do during the weekend. “A lot of people think we’ve been… Read More ›
This is the final issue of the WG ECHO’s 100th year. Included are senior profiles, staff goodbyes, senior awards, senior wills and senior survey results.