The Advocate

2016-2017 Staff

Justin Huynh

I'm taking journalism because I would like to become a better overall writer because I’m struggling at it right now. I love Skittles and Jolly Ranchers as well as singing with concert choir because they’re really close t...

Micalyn Maier

I am taking journalism because I believe everyone at Mayo has a story to share, and The Advocate can be a forum for students to express themselves. I also want to be a journalist when I grow up, so this is a great experience. ...

Nicholas Lettelleir

I took journalism because I wanted to experience how journalists get their stories. I hope to discover all the hidden techniques behind the scenes. I think the most important thing about journalism involves people getting informa...

Marshal Rohe

I joined journalism because of my love to write. When I was younger, I enjoyed writing comics of super heroes. I like to play video games, write short stories, and create dank memes. After graduating from Mayo High School ...

Kathy Martinez

I took journalism to improve my photography skills, and I know by taking this class I can do that. This class will also help my writing skills grow. I am the youngest of three. I have a brother, Jouse, who is 28, and a si...

Ethan Sawallisch

 I enrolled in journalism because I want to spread the little news of the school to everyone so that way everyone knows what is going on within our community. Hi I’m Ethan Sawallisch. I enjoy playing baseball and football...

Saad Omar

I am taking journalism because I want to learn what being a news writer is all about. I want to discover what makes someone a great journalist and what I need to do to improve and become a better journalist myself. I am a se...

Greg Borst

Journalism helps me get out and meet new people as well as experience new things. I work for Heglands Creative Landscapes and area farms. I'm an avid outdoors and sportsman, and I try and work as much as possible, which leaves me...

Noah Hoover

I took journalism to become a better photographer and to expand my knowledge of what I know now of photography. I also hope to become a better writer and create interesting articles. I am a quadruplet, so I am one of four sibli...

Nathan Hoover

I took journalism to explore photography and to show all the great things that happen at Mayo on a daily basis. I'm Nathan Hoover, and I'm a quadruplet. I am very interested in photography and Health Science. I would like t...

Kiarra Harden

I chose this class because it makes me more involved with the school, and I get to learn things that you normally wouldn’t learn in other English class. I am a senior at Mayo High School, involved in the volleyball program. I...

Alec Kaselnak

I’m taking journalism this year because I love photography and want to help tell the stories of Mayo. I am very interested in health sciences and hope to one day become a pharmacist. I take a heavy course load at Mayo Hig...

Marcus Mack

I am taking journalism because I enjoy taking pictures as well as learning new things. I hope to become an architect after college. The sports I enjoy most are volleyball and track. I’m involved in many different clubs and o...

Francesca Springer

I took Journalism because I’m interested in writing stories and learn new things about writing rules and how to take the right pictures. Since August 2016 I’m an exchange student from Germany. I have two sister back in...

Lauren Jacobson

I took journalism because I love taking pictures and writing stories about my own school and classmates. I’m Lauren Jacobson, a senior at Mayo High School. Outside of school I was a part of the Mayo Girls Soccer team, love adv...

Sydney Kalina

I am taking journalism because I am interested in photography, and I enjoy being creative in taking pictures and in writing my own stories. I’m Sydney Kalina and I am a senior at Mayo this year. I am a figure skater, I’...

Kinsley Johnson

Hi, my name is Kinsley Johnson and I am a senior at Mayo High School. I am involved in the Mayo Volleyball program for our school and I also have a job at Buckle in the mall. I’m studying journalism to better my photography skills and to...

Lexi Grethen

I am currently in journalism because I like to write and take photos. I also really like having to engage with people and finding news to report on. I am a senior here at Mayo High School and will be attending the University...

Jason Cohrs

I took journalism because I enjoy writing stories that are actually relevant to students. My name is Jason Cohrs, and I’m a senior at Mayo. I actively participate in Debate, NHS, Mountain Biking, and Civil Air Patrol. After...

Dillon Grabau

I’m taking journalism because I wanted to explore my interest in the area.   I’m currently a senior at Mayo High School and have an interest in more science oriented classes but like to explore others as well. I...

Connor Goodner

  I took journalism because, I believe in capturing an extreme moment in a picture and sharing that experience with my community.   I play football in the summer and fall and have been filling my spring with track...

Ryan Olson

I believe that an informed public is essential to maintaining a strong democracy.  The ability to inform and entertain people through writing is one of the most rewarding jobs in the world.  I enjoy having the opportunity let...

Colton Baier

My name is Colton Baier. I am a senior and I am playing three sports here at Mayo. I’ve played football ever since fourth grade, hockey since kindergarten, and I just started playing Lacrosse my sophomore year, I love to pl...

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