The Optimist

2021-2022 Staff

Editor

Iris Kreilkamp

Has had Chik-fil-a twice ever

Staff Writer

Ellery Law

Optimist is the reason for my optimism

Nadia Radu
Staff Writer

Nadia Radu

I have dreams to be a Sports and Entertainment Reporter/Journalist.

Staff Writer

Elise Sensabaugh

Michael Cera Fan / 5'4 / Loves Mangoes / Lax Bro / Olivia Rodrigo Hater           #FindTori...

Boone Law
Staff Writer

Boone Law

When Boone is not at school, he enjoys making ice cream, swimming, listening to electronic music, running lines, and hugging his three amazing cats. Previously an editor of the yearbook, Boone has decided to shift his focus th...

Staff Writer

Anya Stuart

gibby fan 4 life, lax bro (better than elise), doesn't know how to swim

Elena Rupp
Staff Writer

Elena Rupp

Hannah Montana in the making :)

Staff Writer

Lance Majercak

Rambunctious and ready to roll.

Luka Jovanovic
Staff Writer

Luka Jovanovic

Luka Jovanovic is an avid tennis player, and a Serbian to boot!  

Jordis Kieffer
Staff Writer

Jordis Kieffer

Hi-ya, I'm Jordis and I love the outdoors and music!!!

Dante Valentino

Competitive Circle Runner, prefers to get his hair cut in Japan.

Lennon Mobley

Lennon Mobley

Currently in the process of existing.

Dahlia Ritter

My favorite movie is Shrek 2.

staff writer

Kendall Eurton

OPTIMIST!

Rosa Theesfeld

hey, I am Rosa and I am from Germany. I enjoy baking and playing Mastermind.

staff writer

Emma Kershner

How I would describe myself... lit crazy movie

Clara Graham

Connect 4 aficionado

Marcos Valentin

Marcos Valentin

Freshman Marcos Valentin, a video specialist, is exactly 5'7". He likes to draw weird things.

Jacob Mason

Jacob Mason

Senior Jacob Mason, a video specialist on staff, is also a track athlete and the film manager for the Panthers football team.

Jack Crystal

Jack Crystal

Jack has two dogs and enjoys reading.

Ethan Richardson
Video Specialist

Ethan Richardson

My name is Ethan, and I'm a video specialist for South Optimist. I have 2 Dogs, 3 sisters and 2 brothers. I also love making videos for Optimist story coming soon about Pilis Party Tacos.     #FindTori...

Video Specialist

Cooper Richardson

Top 5 people of all time

Ms. Kathleen Mills
Adviser

Ms. Kathleen Mills

Adviser Ms. Mills is coach of the perennially winning Optimist softball team and CEO of the Optimist media empire, which includes this site, podcasting, social media, and video production.

Quinley Bowden
staff writer

Quinley Bowden

yo i'm quinley and i like to sing

Jenna Torline
Ad Manager

Jenna Torline

Aspiring Author & Journalist! Has been riding horses since 2018, riding English, Western & Dressage.

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