The Budget

2019-2020 Staff

Nadia Sanburn

Co-Online Editor in Chief

My name is Nadia, and I'm the Co-Online Editor in Chief! I've been on the Budget's staff since my freshman year, and my sophomore year I was the assistant online editor. I'm super excited to be in a leadership position this year....

Daniel Davidson

Co-Online Editor in Chief

In my third and final year on staff, I hope to continue the Budget's tradition of journalistic excellence. Contact me at [email protected]

Mia Robinson

Co-Video Editor

My name is Mia Robinson, and I am co-video editor for the Budget Online. I'm also President of Young Feminist Club and participate in Inter-Tribal club and film club as well. My favorite thing to do outside of school is watch...

Jackson Yanek

Co-Video Editor

My name is Jackson and I am an editor for the video section of The Budget. I play for the LHS Soccer Team and I enjoy doing video projects on the side. Contact me at [email protected]

Nola Levings

Social Media Editor/Marketing Director

My name is Nola and I'm the Social Media editor and Marketing director. I've been on staff for 4 years and have experience in video and photography. In my free time, I'm either working at Boys & Girls Club or watching movies. Contact...

Sami Turner

Newspaper Editor in Chief

My name is Sami, and I am the Editor-in-Chief for The Budget newspaper. I'm also a Co-Student Body President and Chair of the Kansas High School Democrats. Outside of school, I work at Slim Chickens on Wakarusa and do freelance...

Riley Unekis

Newspaper Design Editor

My name is Riley Unekis, and I am the newspaper design editor. I am on the robotics team and do design work for them and I also play soccer for LHS. My favorite color is blue and I have 2 sisters with red hair, even though I have...

Meriel Salisbury

Newspaper Feature Editor

I'm Meriel! And I'm the feature editor and a reporter for The Budget. Also at LHS I play the bass in Symphonic orchestra, and participate in Scholar's Bowl and other clubs. I love dogs, podcasts, architecture and snow. Contact...

Sophia Kaufman

Yearbook Co-Editor in Chief

My name is Sophia, but you can call me Sophie. This is my second year on staff and my first year as the Co-Editor in Chief of the yearbook. I am a designer, reporter, and photographer and I enjoy taking photos in my free time. Contact...

Megan Drumm

Yearbook Co-Editor in Chief

My name is Megan Drumm and I am an editor in chief for the yearbook. I swim for LHS. My favorite TV shows are F.R.I.E.N.D.S, Gilmore Girls, and Money Heist. Contact me at [email protected]

Alexander Lane

Yearbook Design Editor

Yo, I'm Alex, Design Editor of the Red and Black. Room 139 was better than the butler building and nothing will change my mind of that. I like art and animation. If you have any cursed images please send them to me. I love cursed...

Kenna McNally

Yearbook Editor

My name is Kenna McNally, and I am an editor for the Red and Black yearbook. I take Spanish and dance at the Lawrence Arts Center and Lawrence Ballet Theatre. I love popcorn, ice cream, sour patch kids, watching Netflix, and listening...

Henry DeWitt

Sports Editor

My name is Henry DeWitt, and I am the Sports Editor for all three LHS journalism publications. Most of my free time involves playing sports. In the Fall I am the unofficial c-team spirit captain. In the Winter I am a VARSITY wrestler....

Zora Lotton-Barker

Copy Editor

Hi! My name is Zora Lotton-Barker and I am a junior. I take part in French Club, and Environmental Club. I am also a member of Lawrence Ballet Theatre and dance twelve to fourteen hours a week. I am excited to be the Copy Editor...

Josefine Graven


My name is Josefine, and I am a writer for The Budget. I am an exchange student from Denmark. And I will stay at LHS for the whole year. I play tennis and hang out with friends in my free time. I take Spanish in school this year...

Addie London


I'm Addie London, and I write for The Budget. I spend my free time either at swim practice, watching tv, or cooking. Contact me at [email protected]

Ben Allgeier


I am Ben Allgeier. I write for The Budget. I play guitar a lot. I like bikes, and I really like fountain pens. Contact me at [email protected]

Nancy Mai


My name is Nancy Mai, and I am a writer for The Budget. As it is my last year at LHS I have had the privilege to take apart in the Lawrence High Swim and Dive team, student council, young democrats, Model UN, Link crew, Orchestra,...

Aiden Ridings


My name is Aiden Ridings, and I am a reporter for the Budget. I play baseball at LHS, and outside of school I'm always coolin. Contact me at [email protected]

Arien Roman


My name is Arien and I am a reporter for The Budget. I am in choir and orchestra and I would like to join the swim team in the spring. My favorite foods are burritos, fries, waffles, and ceviche. Outside of school I play the piano...

Tony Racy


My name is Tony Racy, and I am a reporter for The Budget. I am in student council, choir, and debate for LHS. I also participate in pole vault in the spring. I love pop culture and take huge interest in movies and music. Contact...

Trevor Arellano


My name is Trevor Arellano and I report, take pictures, and design for The Budget. As a senior I have been apart of many things but the major organizations I partake in is Cross Country and Marching Band. In my little free time...

Ashleigh Brown


My name is Ashleigh and I am a reporter for The Budget. I am not really a sporty person. My favorite food is tacos. Outside of school, I like drawing and listening to music. Contact me at [email protected]

Iris Sherron


My name is Iris, I am a reporter for The Budget. I am on the girl's swim and tennis team at LHS. I like to hang out with friends and family outside of school. Contact me at [email protected]

Lyndsey Fletcher


My name is Lyndsey Fletcher, and I'm a senior and a designer for The Budget! Also at LHS, I play the violin and sing in choir. Outside of school, I love watching Netflix, Bullet Journaling, creating art, and listening to music! Contact...

Lenissa Reed


My name is Lenissa, and I am a designer for The Budget. I take the class Drawing 1 so that I can win a bet with my friends. I have sleeping troubles but still awake enough to do my work in school. I like to listen to swing and...

Asher Wolfe


My name is Asher, and I am a designer. I do forensics, and I play tuba in band. I like to eat copious amounts of food, as I am a teenage boy. I also like to read and go hiking, and to hang out with my friends. Contact me at...

Jon LaRue


My name is Jon, and I am a designer for The Budget. Outside of school I like to read, and write, and hike. Contact me at [email protected]

Morgan Marsh


My name is Morgan, and I am a designer for The Budget. I am a part of the Tennis and Softball team, Link crew, and Marching Band. Outside of school, I enjoy kayaking and hiking out at Clinton Lake. Contact me at [email protected]

Arianna Myers-Arenth


My name is Arianna, I am a designer for The Budget. I am involved in IPS and swim for our team. My favorite animal is a horse. Outside of school, I like to write, make things, and roller blade. Contact me at [email protected]

Ben Cohen


My name is Ben, and I am a photographer for The Budget. I place the bass in Orchestra and soccer for LHS. My favorite snack is Ritz crackers and peanut butter. Outside of school, I like to play soccer and watch TV. Contact...

Andrew Liebegott


My name is Andrew and I am a photographer for The Budget. I play saxophone and baseball. My favorite food is pizza, and outside of school I like to play basketball and hangout with friends. Contact me at [email protected]

Ari Wilke


Hey buddies! My name is Ari and I am 15 years old, I am a photographer. I am in Spanish 2 and a bunch of time consuming classes. My favorite subject in school is history. If I'm not doing anything for school I like painting, sleeping,...

Caitlin Mooney


Hello, my name is Caitlin Mooney and I'm a photographer for The Budget and the Yearbook. I'm in orchestra and play softball at LHS. Outside of school I enjoy traveling with my family. Contact me at [email protected]

Hamund Christensen


My name is Hamund Christensen, I am a photographer for the yearbook/budget staff. I'm kind of a nobody but I try my best. Contact me at [email protected]

Cameron Bohmann


My name is Cameron Bohmann and I am a photographer for The Budget. I run a mainly senior portrait photo business outside of school and I love listening to music. Contact me at [email protected]

Carly Cooper


My name is Carly, and I am a photographer for The Budget. I manage the boys baseball team at LHS. My favorite food is pasta. Contact me at [email protected]

Elyzebeth Workman


I am Elyzebeth, I do photography for The Budget and for the LHS yearbook. I am taking 4 language classes, German, Spanish, French, and Chinese. I really like coffee. Outside of school I like to cook and write short stories. Contact...

Katherine Williams


My name is Katie and I am a photo editor for The Budget. I am in band and play softball at Lawrence High. In my free time I love going to the dog park. I enjoy The Great British Baking Show. Contact me at [email protected]

Alex Stark


Hallo! My name is Alex and I am a photographer for The Budget. I play on the varsity soccer team and my favorite food is spaghetti! Outside of school I take photos for fun and play soccer with my friends! Contact me at [email protected]

McKenna White


AYO! My name is McKenna White. I'm a senior. I am also the head photo editor to the Red&Black Yearbook. I've been doing journalism/yearbook for four years now and it's been the best experience. Please follow me on instagram...

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