The Jacket Journal

2020-2021 Staff

Kai Cheek showing off a new Dabi jacket while his parents judge behind the camera.
Staff Reporter

Kai Cheek

Kai Cheek is a sophomore and this is his first year of writing for The Jacket Journal. He is a cosplayer and artist in his free time, preferring anime styles for both hobbies. Kai prefers the company ...

Samuel Heinrich's freshman yearbook picture.
Staff Reporter

Samuel C. Heinrich

Samuel Heinrich is a 14-year-old WCHS freshman who lives near the heart of Versailles, Kentucky. He is originally from British Columbia, Canada. Last year, he won 5th place in the state chess championship....

Ashley Courtney at the Arboretum in Lexington, Kentucky.
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Ashley Courtney

Ashley is a senior at WCHS and this will be her second year with The Jacket Journal. She enjoys watching movies, petting her dogs, and wrestling. She plans on majoring in Environmental Science in colle...

Jose Cedillo takes a selfie before going to school.
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Jose Cedillo

Jose Cedillo is currently a freshman and it is his first year on The Jacket Journal. He loves tacos and purple is his favorite color. He plays sports for fun like soccer, basketball, and track, and in...

Aidan at Firebrook neighborhood in Lexington, Kentucky.
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Aidan Bottom

Aidan Bottom is a senior at WCHS. This is his first year with The Jacket Journal. Aidan has played lacrosse for Woodford County for 5 years. He also enjoys reading and exploring new music in his free tim...

Ashley Flores
Staff Reporter

Ashley Flores

Ashley Flores is a freshman at WCHS. She originally started her freshman year at Paul Laurence Dunbar but now is a transfer student at WCHS, so, this is her first year on The Jacket Journal. Ashley enjoys s...

Gemma doing a pose while playing with candles.
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Gemma Avalos

Gemma is a junior at WCHS, and this is her first year working on The Jacket Journal. She loves talking about politics, practicing art and music, hanging out with her friends, and experiencing nature. ...

Pedro Ruvalcaba somewhere outside
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Pedro Ruvalcaba

This is Pedro Ruvalcaba's first year on The Jacket Journal and fourth year at WCHS as he is a senior. Pedro is part of the Concert Orchestra and plays viola. Pedro is a strategic thinker when it comes...

Adi Penrod at the Lexington Ice Center in Lexington, Kentucky.
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Adi Penrod

Adi is a sophomore at Woodford County High School. This is her first year on The Jacket Journal. Adi is inspired by her mom because she motivates her each day. She enjoys spending time with her younger s...

Natalie Kerr on her deck in Versailles, Kentucky.
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Natalie Kerr

Natalie Kerr is a freshman at WCHS. This is her first year on The Jacket Journal. Natalie likes spending her free time hanging out with friends, family, and improving every aspect of her softball game. Na...

Alexander Snipp at The Woodford Youth Soccer Field.
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Alexander D Snipp

Alex Snipp is a first-year Staff Reporter. He is a senior at WCHS and is preparing for life after high-school. He is also someone that enjoys relaxing and general gaming. He is someone who has built his...

Noah Creech in a corn field in Versailles, Kentucky
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Noah Creech

Noah Creech is a first year WCHS  student, on his freshman year. This is also his first year with The Jacket Journal.  Noah likes spending free time skating, fishing, and running. He also is a faithf...

Lauren Moore at the Arboretum in Lexington, Kentucky.
Staff Reporter

Lauren Moore

Lauren Moore is a senior at WCHS. This is her first year on The Jacket Journal. She is passionate about her faith, family, health, wellness, and spreading smiles. She is very enthusiastic and loves to...

Eva Kate walking in downtown Versailles.
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Eva Kate Probus

Eva Kate Probus is a sophomore at WCHS. It is her first year on The Jacket Journal. She enjoys running, baking, helping others, and listening to music. She has run for Woodford Cross Country for six y...

Mason Mefford holds up a smallmouth bass at Lake Cumberland, Kentucky.
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Mason Mefford

This is Mason's first year writing for The Jacket Journal; he is a senior at WCHS. Mason has played for the Woodford County boys basketball team for the past three years and he is a forward on the vars...

Michaela Agee at the Waveland State Historic Site in Kentucky.
Staff Reporter

Michaela Agee

Michaela Agee is a junior at Woodford County High school. She enjoys spending her free time in the kitchen cooking and baking, as well as hanging out with her friends. Michaela is passionate about her...

Anna Ward
Staff Reporter

Anna Ward

Anna is a senior at Woodford County High School. This is her third year writing for The Jacket Journal. She is ecstatic to better her skills as a journalist. In her free time, you can typically find her...

Julia Brillowski
Staff Reporter/Editor

Julia Brillowski

Julia Brillowski is a senior at WCHS and it's her first year as part of The Jacket Journal staff. She is a member of The National Honor Society, BETA Club, Channel 4 crew, and has competed in archery fo...

Gabrielle Dunning in Downtown Lexington, KY
Staff Reporter/Editor

Gabrielle Dunning

This is Gabrielle Dunning's first year working for The Jacket Journal and their second, and final, year attending Woodford County High School. With a passion for making things, Gabrielle aspires to becom...

Willa Michel in her bedroom in Midway, Kentucky.
Staff Reporter/Editor

Willa Michel

Willa Michel is a junior at WCHS, and this is her first year writing for The Jacket Journal. Willa is a member of both Central Kentucky Youth Orchestra and the WCHS Chamber Orchestra, and has been pla...

Brayden Miller, and his friends Aidan Teague and Aydin Khosrowshahi, after finding a silly little frog.
Editor, Staff Reporter

Brayden Miller

"Brayden is just baller. Truly baller. If you see Brayden on your block you should challenge him to a b-ball game; he'll utterly destroy you." - Jackson Heller, 2020

Aydin Khosrowshahi
Editor, Staff Reporter

Aydin Khosrowshahi

Aydin Khosrowshahi is a Junior and Staff Editor for the Jacket Journal at Woodford County High School. He enjoys hanging out with his friends, writing about himself in the third person, and listening to...

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