Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’

Grocery Bagger Grice

Grocery Bagger Grice

By Casey Noska When you walk into Mount Vernon’s local grocery store, Gary’s Foods, you may see a familiar face in the friendly atmosphere. One reason is because of Gary’s employees like 15-year-old Mount Vernon High School sophomore, Chris Grice. As shoppers maneuver through the store getting their necessities, he is there to assist them […]

Spotlight on Renny Klein

Spotlight on Renny Klein

RENNY FUELS MOUNT VERNON By Nolan Teubel If you walk down Main Street you will smell the bitter sweet scent of coffee being made at the quaint little coffee shop Fuel. If you walk inside you may be lucky enough to see barista Renny Klein at her place of work. Renny, a junior, has worked […]

Spotlight on Matt Wenzel

Spotlight on Matt Wenzel

MAN OF THE SLOPES By Trevor Baty Most students at Mount Vernon High School have gone skiing before, due to the Middle School’s ski trip. But for Matt Wenzel, a junior, skiing has become one of his favorite winter pastimes. For most middle school kids here in Mount Vernon, the ski trip is their first […]

Spotlight on Isaac Williams

Spotlight on Isaac Williams

  By Hannah Whitley Isaac Williams has been working on all kinds of vehicles since he was thirteen years old. His first project was a ford expedition. Isaac and his step father put on a whole new body and new motor into the vehicle. It was that project that spiked Isaac’s interest in vehicles. Now, […]

Spotlight on Bryce Cox

Spotlight on Bryce Cox

Wrestling: Sweaty and Smelly, Yet Satisfying By David Taylor- Serving as the guinea pig of his brother Ryan, class of `11, sophomore Bryce Cox started wrestling in his basement at about the age of seven. Bryce says, “Ryan has pushed me more than anyone in my life. He really wants me to be good.” Bryce […]

Spotlight on Gabby Hasley: South Padre Vacation

Spotlight on Gabby Hasley:  South Padre Vacation

By Levi Williams It’s the middle of March, and you are slowly walking to your next class exhausted and anxious for spring break. You sit down and listen to your teacher talk for what seems like forever, and the thought of spring break keeps coming to your mind. But for one lucky junior, Gabrielle Hasley, […]

Spotlight on Lucy Conroy: Catching Memories

Spotlight on Lucy Conroy: Catching Memories

By Josia Vandersall Lucy tried to keep ahold of the rod as a 16-inch largemouth bass took off with what was left of her worm. Before she even pulled it out of the water she knew this would be the biggest fish she had ever caught. “Spending time by the lake with Gramps is one […]

Spotlight on Brooke Hartman: Singing for the Title in Chicago

Spotlight on Brooke Hartman: Singing for the Title in Chicago

By Abby Gross As the crowd cheers and the last performers bow, the Urbandale Choir is anxiously awaiting their turn to rush the on stage to take a chance at winning the title as the Midwest Regional Champs. Brooke Hartman, junior, was part of the Urbandale Show Choir her freshman year, where she was lucky […]

Spotlight on Rachel Hook: Spreading the Spirit

Spotlight on Rachel Hook: Spreading the Spirit

By Jake Leopold “Here we go, Mustangs. Here we go!” This is what Rachel Hook, 17, shouts every Friday night. On a crisp, fall day, the Mount Vernon Mustangs are battling it out on the football field. Rachel is there to cheer them on at every game. As a senior, Rachel is one of the […]

Spotlight on Levi Williams

Spotlight on Levi Williams

By Gabrielle Hasley For some people it was just an ordinary week in November, but not for junior Levi Williams. On the first of November he flew out to South Carolina with his mom, aunt, sister, Makenna Williams (14), and three cousins, Lexy (16) Tyler (13) and Caden (10). This was his first time on […]