Bear Facts

2020-2021 Staff

Caroline Sun

Digital Editor-in-Chief

As a senior, Caroline's back for her third year as Digital EIC. If you ever catch her outside of school, she'll probably be running with the cross country team, volunteering with NHS, playing with the orchestra, trying to get first-graders to sit still for piano lessons, mailing donuts to her friends, or sneaking in a nap. In the future, she hopes to major in statistics and economics somewhere on the...

Max Feldman

Magazine Editor-in-Chief

As a senior, this is Max’s third year on staff and first year as magazine editor in chief for the Bear Facts program. He aspires to study environmental science at the University of Michigan and become a stereotypical college kid. Max is involved with the NHS program and volunteers inside and outside of school. Along with being part of NHS, Max is also a FAME leader and participates in the school’s...

Alex Ketcham

Sports Editor

As a senior, this is Alex's third year on staff and fourth year in the journalism program. He is very excited to work as the Sports Editor again. When not pursuing his love of writing and media, Alex will probably be seen in the theatre, as he is serving as the Drama Club President this year. If he is not there, then he will probably be singing or watching sports. If not there, he will probably be...

Sreelikhi Vangavolu

Spotlight Editor

As a senior, this is Sreelikhi's third year on staff and second year as the Spotlight Editor. She is a member of the Varsity Tennis team, a member of the National Honor Society, and is involved in numerous other clubs. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She hopes to major in Public Health and eventually become a doctor.

Ruby Lueras

LZ Life Editor

As a senior, this will be Ruby's third year on staff and first year as LZ Life Editor. When Ruby is not in the journalism room you can find her running with the Varsity Cross Country and Track team. Other activities shes involved in include NHS, React Club, and FAME. She hopes to major in Environmental Studies in the near future.

Kaitlin Geisler

Social Media Manager

As a junior, this is Kaitlin Geisler’s second year on staff and second year as the Social Media Manager. Kaitlin plays high school soccer and is involved in NHS, Yearbook, and Spanish Club. When she isn’t playing soccer or doing school things, she loves to spend time with her friends and family. Kaitlin also loves photography and going to new places when she can.

Annette Suk

Business Manager

As a senior, Annette is in her fourth and final year of journalism. It is also her first year as a Business Manager. Annette is a very excited FAME leader and will help out the community in NHS. Annette loves to bother her friends in her free time and is always prepared with a random rant.  She loves taking breaks and tends to make her life harder by getting distracted over the smallest items in her...

Adam Monnette

Live Media Manager

As a senior, this will be Adam's third year in the journalism program, and second year of being on staff, where he is taking on the role of the Live Media Manager. Being an indoorsman, he prefers being on the computer doing a wide range of activities; planning the yearbook, playing video games, and reading are just some of the activities that he likes to do while trying to avoid being outside. He also...

Sasha Kek


Going into her junior year, this is the second year Sasha will be working on the publication. Aside from helping Bear Facts run smoothly, you can find her competing with her twin brother or preaching for everyone to join Bear Facts. 

Kara Yoon

Staff Writer

As a sophmore, Kara will be going into her first year on the Bear Facts Staff.  If you were to spot her, you'd probably see her riding her bike around town or messing around in a parking lot with friends.  When not watching cartoons or youtube, she's probably drawing and listening to music or podcasts.  She's got no clue about what she wants to do in the future, but she hopes that it involves moving...

Jane Yu

Staff Writer

Jane is now a sophomore and this is her first time being on staff. You can usually find her practicing violin or on the golf course. She also loves to read and is involved in various activities, such as Sinfionetta, UNICEF Club, girls' golf, and MYAC. She hopes to help others later in life, although she's not exactly sure how yet.

Sophia Babcock

Staff Writer

As a junior, this is Sophia Babcock's second year on staff. Sophia plays club and high school soccer. In addition to soccer, Sophia enjoys singing and acting. She is a part of Concert Choir, Blue Notes, and the LZHS drama club. When she isn't practicing on the field or rehearsing in the PAC, you can find her hanging with friends and family. She loves traveling and discovering new places. Since middle...

Hannah Etienne

Staff Writer

As a junior, this is Hannah's second year on Bear Fact's staff. Hannah spends more time talking to her cats than practicing her flute as a member of the school band. Outside of school, she spends most of her time at dance, but she also plays the piano and volunteers in her free time. Hannah also loves competing in pageants, photography, and traveling. She aspires to be a movie director in the future.

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