The Eyrie

2018-2019 Staff

Tristan Allen

Editor-in-Chief

Tristan Allen, senior, is an editor for the 2018-19 Eyrie. In his free time, Allen likes to follow the NBA, play videogames, and watch television. This is his third year on staff.

Mara Gee

Editor-in-Chief

Mara Gee, senior, is an editor and reporter for the 2018-2019 Eyrie. When she has free time, Gee enjoys practicing her violin, watching thought provoking movies, and riding her bike though the rain. This is her third year as a...

Khadija Ceesay

Opinion Editor

Khadija Ceesay, senior, is the opinion editor for the 2018-19 Eyrie. She enjoys participating in theatre, writing poetry and doodling on her free time. This is her third year on the staff.

Faith Holliday

Feature Editor

Faith Holliday, junior, is a reporter for the 2018-2019 Eyrie. Outside of journalism, Holliday enjoys playing the violin, petting dogs, and learning different instruments. This is Holliday’s second year on staff.

Hannah Holliday

Feature Editor

Hannah Holliday, junior, is a reporter for the 2018-2019 Eyrie. Other than journalism, Holliday is involved with band, choir, the writing center, and self publishing. This is her second year on the staff....

Maddie Black

Entertainment Editor

Maddie Black, junior, is an editor for the 2018-2019 Eyrie. She is also involved in choir, choir leadership team, and is in all AP classes. She is also a photographer for the Eyrie. This is her third year on staff.

Alex Burbidge

Sports Editor

Alex Burbidge, sophomore, is a reporter for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. Other than journalism, Burbidge enjoys anything and everything involving baseball, and is a pitcher for the Olathe South baseball team. He also enjoys music, namely...

Megan Stoerman

Business Editor

Megan Stoerman, junior, is a reporter and photographer for the 2018-2019 Eyrie. Other than journalism, Stoerman is involved in choir, Falcon Mentors, the Writing Center, and Quill and Scroll. This is her second year on the staff.

McKinley Schrader

Webpage Editor

McKinley Schrader, junior, is a reporter for the Eyrie. This is his second year on staff. In his free time, he enjoys playing on handheld systems from twenty years ago, and playing Magic: The Gathering. He is currently involved...

Christian Doerring

Reporter

Christian Doerring, freshman, is a reporter for the Eyrie. Outside of journalism, Christian is a 2nd year football player and 1st year referee for soccer. In his free time, he likes to talk or hang out with friends, play football...

Mark Elliott

Reporter

Mark Elliott, freshman, is a reporter for the 2018-2019 Eyrie. Outside of journalism, Mark enjoys football and baseball. This is his first year on staff.

Aly Gad

Reporter

Aly Gad, freshman, is a reporter for the Eyrie. In her free time, she likes playing/listening to music, thrifting, and photography. She is also a part of the Olathe South Orchestra and loves coffee.

Emily Gray

Reporter

Emily Gray, sophomore, is a reporter for the 2018-2019 Eyrie. In her free time, Gray enjoys reading, hanging out with her friends, and playing with her siblings. This is her first year on staff.

Hailey Horton

Reporter

Hailey Horton, sophomore, is a reporter for the 2018-2019 Eyrie. Other than journalism, she enjoys photography and is on the gymnastics team.  

Nalia Lowry

Reporter

Nalia Lowry, sophomore, is a reporter for the 2018-2019 Eyrie. This is her first year on staff. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her friends and going to fun events.

Amanda Turvey

Reporter

Amanda Turvey is a reporter for the 2018-2019 Eyrie. This is her first year on staff and she enjoys hanging out with her friends.

Katie Dickerson

Photographer

Katie Dickerson, junior, is a photographer for the 2018-2019 Eyrie. Other than photojournalism, Dickerson is involved in band and Falcon Mentors. Outside of school she loves playing or listening to music, taking photos, and be...

Alek Mackey

Photographer

Alek Mackey, Sophomore of Olathe South High school, is a photojournalist for the 2018-19 year of the Eyrie. This is his first time ever doing something like this. Even in his free time, he loves to do photography and photojournalism,...

Samantha Ricks

Photographer

Samantha Ricks, Senior, is a photographer for the 2018-2019 Eyrie.  Other than photojournalism, Ricks has been involved in Cross Country and track for two years. She is also a Peer Mentor as well as a Falcon Mentor. This is her...

Paula Shockey

Photographer

Paula Shockey, a senior, is a photographer for The Eyrie. Paula has been involved in many activities at Olathe South in the past 4 years, but this his her first year on the staff.

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