The School Newspaper of Lawrence High School.

The Budget

The School Newspaper of Lawrence High School.

The Budget

The School Newspaper of Lawrence High School.

The Budget

2020-2021 Staff

Elijah Paden

Elijah Paden

I'm in my third year at The Budget. I work on design and graphics. I dance at the Lawrence Art Center. I love reading, talking to people, listening to music, games, and generally living life.

Henry Adams

Henry Adams

I'm a second-year designer on the journalism staff. When I'm not at school you can find me playing tennis, hanging out with friends, or messing around on my guitar.

Sam Lopez

I'm a senior reporter on LHS Journalism staff. I sing in choir, play in orchestra, play tennis, and when I'm not busy with that, I'm Student Body Co-President of Student Council.

Charlotte Stineman

As Secondary Coverage Editor of the Red and Black, I'm really looking forward to talking to my peers and communicating their opinions and stories. Outside of journalism, I love to read and online shop. ...

Kaitlyn Lathrom

Kaitlyn Lathrom

I'm a second semester photographer and a first semester reporter in the journalism. I play volleyball and I cheer but not for Lawrence High sadly. I'm learning Spanish and I play the flute.

Nina Cole

I'm a second year photographer on the journalism staff. When I am not taking pictures, I am working, spending time with my family. I love to spend a lot of my free time reading or coloring.

Finn Lotton-Barker

Finn Lotton-Barker

I’m a second year reporter and writer on the journalism staff. I am a part of marching band, Latin and Ballet.

Ella Trendel

Ella Trendel

My name is Ella Trendel and this is my 3rd year on staff. I'm a writer, reporter, and Captions Editor for The Budget. While at LHS I've participated in orchestra, cross country, and NHS. Outside of school you can find me reading...

Maeslyn Hamlin

Maeslyn Hamlin

I'm the photo editor for the yearbook and I'm excited to work this year to showcase our world through the pictures we take. When not working with photographers or other editors, I enjoy playing & listening to music, and pole...

Julia Barker

Julia Barker

I'm a second year reporter on the journalism staff. When I'm not interviewing people, I am listening to music, drawing, and procrastinating over my homework. As features editor, I am looking forward to writing stories that help...

Jafiya Birdling

Jafiya Birdling

I am a second-year videographer on the journalism staff. When I am not editing videos, I work, play basketball, paint, and draw. I am looking forward to learning more about video editing and creating interesting and insightful...

Ryan Hardie

Ryan Hardie

Being the sports editor for the journalism staff, I am very passionate about both watching and playing sports. I play tennis, basketball and volleyball when I have free time, and I am a huge 76ers fan! I am also a member of the...

Tessa Collar

Tessa Collar

As Co-Editor in Chief of lhsbudget.com, I’m eager to help tell the stories of our diverse student body and staff. Outside of journalism, I help curate art shows with Hang12 through the Lawrence Arts Center and work at a local...

Kate OKeefe

Kate O’Keefe

I am the Co-Editor in Chief of the LHS yearbook, the Red & Black. This is my second year on staff and I specialize in design. Other activities I am involved in include NHS, Link, Choir, and I am Co-President of LHS's Thespian...

Riley Unekis

Riley Unekis

This is my 3rd year on journalism staff. In my free time I play soccer, video games, draw, and hangout with friends. My hate for scary movies dates back to when I watched Zathura at the age of 7; I have yet to find out the ending...

Tony Racy

Tony Racy

My name is Tony Racy, and I am the Co-Online Editor in Chief. Contact me at [email protected]

Kenna McNally

Kenna McNally

As editor of the Red & Black yearbook, I am excited to put together our best book yet this year! I am able to do a lot of things, but my favorites are reporting and photography. Outside of journalism, I dance at the Lawrence...

Sophia Kaufman

Sophia Kaufman

I'm a second-year editor of the Red & Black yearbook. This is my third year on staff. I am a designer, reporter, and photographer. In my free time, I like to watch old movies or spend time outdoors.

Nadia Sanburn

Nadia Sanburn

I've been on The Budget's staff since my very first day of high school. I'm eager to finish out my last year by helping lead lhsbudget.com. When not in school, I enjoy taking care of my houseplants, reading, cooking, and playing...

Zora Lotton-Barker

Zora Lotton-Barker

As the Co-Editor In Chief of our newspaper, The Budget, I am excited to uplift the voices of our student body and tell compelling stories. I have been on staff since my sophomore year at Lawrence High as both a reporter and the...

Olive Harrington

Olive Harrington

This my second year on the journalism staff, and my first year as the Social Media Editor. When I'm not posting on social media, I enjoy reading, photography, and filmmaking. I can’t wait to represent the merging of all aspects...

Andrew Phalen

Andrew Phalen

I am in my second year as an editor of the LHS Budget and in my first as an editor-in-chief. My journalistic passion is sports writing. As well as journalism, I am involved with student council, Link, IPS, Unified Sports, and...

Cuyler Dunn

Cuyler Dunn

I am in my 4th and final year on staff, and am excited to take on the new challenge of leading the LHS Budget staff as we uphold our standards of high level and award winning journalism. When not reporting and getting Mrs. Tholen...

Arien Roman Rojas

I'm the Co-Editor in Chief of The Budget. This is my third year on staff and I can't wait to end my last year at LHS doing what I love: covering the stories of our student body and staff.

Maddy Freed

Maddy Freed

This is my third year on journalism staff as a photographer. Outside of journalism I enjoy playing volleyball, mountain biking, and hanging out with friends.

Maxwell Cowardin

Maxwell Cowardin

I'm a reporter for the LHS budget, a writer for the yearbook, a member of the LHS swim team, and Team STEAM robotics. You can reach me at [email protected]!

Anna Anderson

Anna Anderson

I'm a designer for the journalism staff and have been since 2019. I enjoy making graphics and comics especially. When I'm not working on journalism, I like to draw and play video games.

Owen Musser

As the photo editor for The Budget, I'm passionate about using the medium of photography to tell stories and capture moments in our community. In my free time I enjoy going on walks, daydreaming, watching films, and having a complex...

Asher Wolfe

Asher Wolfe

As Design Editor for The Budget, I'm excited to help tell stories through pictures and graphic design. When I'm not making our stories look fabulous, I play tuba in the marching band, and enjoy reading, taking walks, and amateur...

Jackson Yanek

Jackson Yanek

Hi! I have served on staff for four years now doing a mix of video, live streaming, and photography. I love math and I also play for the LHS soccer team.

Caitlin Mooney

Caitlin Mooney

Hi! I'm Caitlin Mooney, I'm a senior, and I've been a photographer on staff for all 4 years. When I'm not taking photos, I'm playing my viola, working on my welding skills, or hanging out with my friends. I'm looking forward to...

Addie London

Addie London

I'm the copy editor of all publications. I'm on my third and final year of staff, and a LHS swimmer.