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2017-2018 Staff

Presley Morgan

Fine Arts Editor

Presley is a senior who loves dogs, coffee, God, travel, music, architecture, photography, nature, and people. She is in the SLHS choir and theater program and even uses her talents outside of school. She currently dresses as...

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Christina Stallard


Christina Stallard is an English teacher at SLHS as well as the yearbook and newspaper adviser. Outside of school, she runs a wedding photography business and loves to travel all over to take pictures. In her free time, she loves...

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Caleb Eslinger

Staff Writer

Caleb Eslinger is a senior at South Laurel High School and enjoys participating in various school activities including swim team, yearbook staff, Beta and NHS.  Caleb is a very fun and outgoing person and plans on attending the...

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Saylor Haarsma

Staff Writer

Saylor Haarsma is a senior at South Laurel High School as well as a member of the football team and student section leader. After graduation, Saylor plans on joining the Marines and afterwards becoming an FBI Agent.

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Drew Collett

Staff Writer

Drew Collett is a senior who is likely to be found reading a book or playing soccer for the SLHS Girls soccer team. She is very outgoing and participates in several clubs like Juniorettes, National Honor Society and KUNA. She...

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Cameron Jackson

Staff Writer

Cam is an SLHS senior who plays soccer, kicks for the football team, and runs track. He has a 4.0 GPA he's very proud of and plans to attend the University of Louisville next fall where he'll begin studying to become a pediatrician.

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Connor Burns

Staff Writer

Connor is a senior at South and enjoys all sports, especially basketball and soccer. Connor plays for the SLHS boys soccer team and enjoys other activities like running track, playing tennis, and eating.

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Matt Hacker

Staff Writer

Matt Hacker is a senior at SLHS. He enjoys photography, hanging out with his friends, and watching sports. He plans to attend Eastern Kentucky University after graduating in the spring.

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Chase Bargo

Staff Writer

Chase is a senior at South Laurel and plans to attend Eastern Kentucky University next fall to begin pursuing his degree in dentistry. He hopes to build his own practice in London once he completes his graduate work.

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Bailey Fultz

Sports Editor/ Staff Writer

Bailey is a senior at South Laurel High School and has started varsity quarterback for the SLHS football team the past three years. Not only does he enjoy football, but is an all around sports enthusiast. He aspires to attend...

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Lexi Johnston

Sports Editor/ Staff Writer

Lexi is a senior at South and has been a cheerleader for the past seven years. Outside of cheer and school, she likes to spend time with her family and friends.

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Emma Hibbitts

Staff Writer

Emma is a senior at South this year and loves all things athletic: she even plays basketball for the school! This year, Emma is excited to be part of the yearbook staff, and in her free time, she enjoys spending time with her...

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Taylor Brennan

Staff Writer

Taylor is a senior who loves music, animals, and fun jokes (so don't be afraid to tell her one!). She loves band so much that she's been part of marching band for the past six years (and basically has no life haha). She loves...

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Amy Haan

Staff Writer

Amy is a student who loves music and studying medicine and journalism. She doesn't get a whole lots of free time, but when she does, she is usually spending time with her boyfriend, eating, or practicing her makeup skills. She...

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Bridgett Horsley

Staff Writer

Bridgett is a senior who loves art and music. She is friendly, and likes making new friends! When she's not making art or spending her time at school, she can be found reading or listening to music. She loves animals, and owns...

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Scotland Stewart

Lead Photographer/ Copy Editor

Athlete, student, and Cardinal Crazy, Scotland Stewart loves her family, cats, and photography. When she's not on the soccer field, you can find her at Taco Bell or binge- watching The Office. She always tries to view the glass...

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Faith Day

Editor of Photography/ Staff Writer

Faith is a senior and cheerleader at South Laurel High School. While currently taking lessons for her pilots license, she is also very excited to be part of the SLHS yearbook staff!

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Caitlin Barton


Caitlin Barton is a senior who loves God, the outdoors, people, sweet tea, and sour gummy worms. In her free time, you can catch her reading a book, serving in her community, or hanging with her friends. She is a part of the SLHS...

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Ashley Blankenship


Ashley Blankenship is a senior who loves art so much she has it three times a day (please pray for her haha). She loves music (The Lumineers, FOB, Panic!), her friends (she doesn't have that many so please, please talk to her!),...

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Madison Bishop


Madison Bishop is a senior at SLHS and the Laurel County Center for Innovation. She loves spending her time reading, listening to music and watching Netflix with her dogs. She's a big fan of coffee, Jesus, football, and traveling....

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Layne McClure

Business Manager/ Staff Writer

Layne is a senior at South Laurel High School who plays baseball and also swims. For baseball, he plays third and first base and also pitches. For swim, he swims the 100 and 200 yard freestyle, along with 200 and 400 freestyle...

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Becca Phelps

Business Manager/ Staff Writer

Rebecca is an SLHS senior who is very involved in athletics: soccer, basketball, and cheer, just to name a few! She is super excited to be a part of the yearbook staff, and during her free time she volunteers for God's Food Pantry...

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