The Mentor

The student news site of Manhattan High School

The Mentor

The Mentor

2021-2022 Staff

Kris Long
Print Editor-in-Chief

Kris Long

Senior Kris Long is the Print Editor-In-Chief for the Mentor. He has been a member of staff since his freshman year. Long joined the staff when he was in the intro to journalism class his freshmen year because of his interes...

Julianna Poe
Online Editor-in-Chief

Julianna Poe

Senior Julianna Poe is the Online Editor-in-Chief. Julianna has been a member of staff since she joined 21st Century Journalism her freshman year. She is hoping to establish herself as a leader this year by talking to people...

Lasirra Hines
Blue M Editor-in-Chief

Lasirra Hines

Amelia Knopp
Page Editor

Amelia Knopp

Junior Amelia Knopp is a page designer for The Mentor and has been writing since the second semester of her sophomore year. Her goal for this year is to work on the new Focus page in the newspaper. Knopp says that she wants...

McKayla Clark Snodgrass
Page Editor

McKayla Clark Snodgrass

McKayla Clarksnodgrass is a page editor for The Mentor at Manhattan High School and this is her second year on staff. Last year she was a photo editor. “[I] like writing opinions so I'm probably going to be writing as many of t...

Taryn Robinson
Page Editor

Taryn Robinson

Junior Taryn Robinson has been a member of The Mentor staff since her freshman year. Taryn is excited to be an upperclassman and to help to make publications something that “people have to look back to and remember their...

Claire Shamburg
Business Manager

Claire Shamburg

Senior Claire Shamburg is the 2021-2022 Business Manager for Manhattan High School’s publications staff for the first time in her high school career. Shamburg is hoping to bring a new energy into the group and help everyone out t...

Eddie Bruegger
Audio Producer

Eddie Bruegger

Junior Eddie Bruegger is an audio producer for the Manhattan Mention podcast and has been a member of MHS Student Media since the beginning of the 2021-22 school year.  Bruegger hopes to expand the podcast for school and community me...

Maddi Hirschey
Staff Writer

Maddi Hirschey

Sarah Scheele
Staff Writer

Sarah Scheele

Sophomore Sarah Scheele is a first time student in 21st Century Journalism.  “[I joined this class] because I really love to write and I want to get more involved with journalism,” Scheele said.  Scheele d...

Azrael Wolf
Staff Writer

Azrael Wolf

Azrael Wolf is a sophomore staff writer who joined upon the start of this school year.  Wolf is taking 21st Century Journalism with the hope that she will become a better writer by doing so. She wants to improve her voca...

Radian Baxter
Staff Writer

Radian Baxter

Radian Baxter is a sophomore and is in the 21st Journalism class. They joined 21st Journalism because they are currently writing a book and want to become a better writer. “I want to be [a more] efficient writer,” Bax...

Ayana Jones
Staff Writer

Ayana Jones

Sophomore Ayana Jones is a staff writer for the 21st Century Journalism class. This year is her first year in a journalism class. Jones is hoping to learn new skills this year and get to know the journalism class better. ...

Avery Inman
Staff Writer

Avery Inman

Junior Avery Inman is a staff writer and 21st century journalism class member new to the subject of journalism this year and excited to begin her career in writing and photography at The Mentor. “I want to pursue a career in journalism,...

Avery Snider
Staff Writer

Avery Snider

Junior Avery Snider is part of the 21st Century Journalism class at Manhattan High School. She is looking forward to learning about different aspects of journalism and eventually wants to contribute to The Mentor. “I’m ...

Staff Writer

Aaliyah Reed

Freshman Aaliyah Reed is a first time 21st Century Journalism student this year. “I am hoping to learn writing skills and how to report articles,” Reed said. “I think keeping up with other people's news opinions can r...

Samantha Summerlin
Staff Writer

Samantha Summerlin

Samantha Summerlin is a junior enrolled in 21st Century Journalism.  “I want to write books in the future,” Summerlin said. “This is a start so I can have a career.” She especially enjoys writing fictional ...

Advith Natarajan
Staff Writer

Advith Natarajan

Advith Natarajan, a freshman at Manhattan High, is new to 21st Century Journalism. He is wanting to expand his overall knowledge of writing beyond just standard essay material, specifically multimedia, including photography. ...

Anna Wollenberg
Staff Writer

Anna Wollenberg

Sophomore Anna Wollenberg is a staff writer for The Mentor and has been a member of staff since she joined 21st Century Journalism this year. “I’m hoping to improve [my] reporting skills and become more involved,” Wollenbe...

Katelyn Jensen
Staff Writer

Katelyn Jensen

Laneya Christian
Staff Writer

Laneya Christian

Junior Laneya Christian is a first year staff writer on The Mentor who is looking forward to exploring the world of journalism. “I’m looking forward to … features [writing],” Christain said. “I’m hoping that I [...

Photographer

Madeyln Cook

Junior Madeyln Cook is a photographer new to the Mentor staff. Cook has experience in photography and publications, working for her yearbook at her old school. “At my old school I did a lot with photography and the yearboo...

Antonio Combs
Photographer

Antonio Combs

Junior Antonio Combs is a photographer and new to the Mentor staff. Though new to staff, Combs has been interested in photography for some time. “I’ve done some photography, not much [though],” Combs said. “[I’ve] j...

Javin Smith
Photographer

Javin Smith

Junior Javin Smith is a staff photographer new to The Mentor, but not to photography, this year. “[I joined staff] because I really like photography,” Smith said. “I like how you can capture so many cool things in one l...

Gunner Preston
Photographer

Gunner Preston

Junior Gunner Preston, a staff photographer, is new to the photo imaging class this year. He is hoping to get better at taking photos and better understand photography as a whole. “I still like how people can get images of...

Daquan Joines
Photographer

Daquan Joines

Junior Daequan Joines is a photographer for the Manhattan High School Mentor. Joines is new to taking photos for a publication.  “This is my first time trying [photography],” Joines said. “I just felt like it’s ...

Grant Snowden
Sports Broadcaster

Grant Snowden

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Mikaili Satterlee
Video Production

Mikaili Satterlee

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Kahlan Sloan
Video Production

Kahlan Sloan

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Hailey Vardiman
Video Production

Hailey Vardiman

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Jonathan Wefald
Video Production

Jonathan Wefald

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Anna Keenan
Video Production

Anna Keenan

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Ian Kastner
Video Production

Ian Kastner

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Jackie Johnson
Video Production

Jackie Johnson

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Xavier Campbell
Video Production

Xavier Campbell

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Max Bowyer
Video Production

Max Bowyer

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Elizabeth Stokes
Video Production

Elizabeth Stokes

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Beau Boyles
Video Production

Beau Boyles

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