The Jacket Journal

2019-2020 Staff

Grant Mattingly

Staff Reporter

Grant Mattingly is a senior at Woodford County High School and this is his first year on The Jacket Journal. He played basketball his freshman year and has been skateboarding for around 7-8 years now....

Will Fisher

Staff Reporter

Will Fisher is a senior at WCHS and is a part of the high school swim and lacrosse team. He has been on the swim team for four years and the lacrosse team for three. He is very passionate about both teams...

Jeri Ireland

Staff Reporter

Jeri Ireland is a freshman at Woodford County High School. This is her first year as a staff reporter on The Jacket Journal. Jeri started off her freshman year at Henry Clay High School in Lexington, Kentucky,...

Dakota Hobbs

Staff Reporter

Dakota Hobbs is a freshman at Woodford County High School. This is Dakota's first year as a staff reporter. Dakota likes to play football and enjoys hanging out with his friends. Dakota also likes to listen...

Will Dowdell

Staff Reporter

Will Dowdell is a sophomore at Woodford County High School. This is his first year on The Jacket Journal and he is excited to see where it takes him. He enjoys being with his friends and family and playing...

Michaela Agee

Staff Reporter

Michaela Agee is a member of the Sophomore class at WCHS. This is her first year on The Jacket Journal staff. She spends a lot of her time managing the WCHS volleyball team. Michaela, along with some of he...

Frakes, Abby

Staff Reporter

Abby is a senior at WCHS. This is her second year on The Jacket Journal staff and she couldn't be more excited to be back! She had a huge mix of opinion and review articles from last year, but this year...

Nate Wells

Staff Reporter

This is Nate Wells' first year on The Jacket Journal. He is a sophomore at WCHS and a member of the Woodford County Soccer Team. He enjoys hanging out with friends, playing video games, and listening to...

Tyler Moskovitz

Staff Reporter

Tyler Moskovitz is a freshman at Woodford County High School and this is his first year on The Jacket Journal staff. He likes to play soccer and has been doing so for 8 years. Tyler also enjoys watching...

Olivia Smith

Staff Reporter

Olivia Smith is a sophomore at WCHS. She enjoys playing volleyball and hanging out with friends and family. Olivia is very involved with her church group and teaches a two-year-olds class every Sunday...

Carter Hays

Staff Reporter

Carter Hays is a senior at WCHS, and seeing as this is her first year of the Jacket Journal team, she is ecstatic to share her ideas and develop her abilities as a writer alongside her peers. Carter enjoys...

Dorrah Martin

Staff Reporter

Dorrah Martin is a junior at WCHS. This is her first year on The Jacket Journal as a staff reporter. This year marks Dorrah's third year on the WCHS soccer team and her sixth year on a local club team....

Caleb Pogorzelski

Staff Reporter

Caleb Pogorzelski is a senior at WCHS and he loves music--everything from trap metal to lo-fi, he loves to listen, write, and sing music. Besides music, Caleb loves to skateboard, play video games, and...

Lauren Watercutter

Staff Reporter

Lauren Watercutter is a senior at WCHS. This is Lauren's first year on The Jacket Journal staff. She wishes to obtain an engineering degree in hopes of becoming a mechanical engineer, though she is undecided...

Aydin Khosrowshahi

Staff Reporter

Aydin Khosrowshahi is a sophomore at Woodford County High School. This is his first year in Digital Journalism, and he's interested to see where the class will take him in the community. When he's not...

Victoria Korchuk

Staff Reporter

Victoria Korchuk is a freshman at Woodford County High School. This is her first year on The Jacket Journal. She loves to read all kinds of books and can spend hours reading. She plays the violin in the...

Alyssa Hysell

Staff Reporter

Alyssa Hysell is a junior at WCHS and this is her first year being a part of The Jacket Journal staff. Alyssa loves being active within her school as she is a part of the girls basketball team and is a...

Afton Skeeters

Staff Reporter

Afton Skeeters is a freshman and this is her first year on The Jacket Journal. In her free time, Afton trains with the Woodford Theatre Young Artists. She has taken piano lessons for five years and says...

Nathan Jackson

Staff Reporter

Nathan Jackson is a junior this year at WCHS. This is his first year working for The Jacket Journal. Nathan enjoys photography and learning new things. He often spends his time on the weekends camping...

Luna Wu

Staff Reporter

Luna Wu is a freshman at Woodford County High School. This will be her first year on The Jacket Journal. She moved to Kentucky with her family when she was five but was originally born in Guangzhou, China....

Olivia DeVore

Staff Reporter

Olivia DeVore is a sophomore at Woodford County High School. This is her first year on The Jacket Journal, and she is very excited to be working alongside her friends. Olivia enjoys spending time with...

Amariah Reed

Staff Reporter

Amariah Reed is a sophomore at WCHS. This is her first year on The Jacket Journal staff. Amariah was a gymnast for seven years and still enjoys doing tumbling. This is Amariah's second year doing Track...

Justice Mudd

Staff Reporter

Justice Mudd is a sophomore at Woodford County High School; it is her first year as a Staff Reporter for The Jacket Journal, and it is her second year playing for the Woodford County High School volleyball...

Emma Duggan

Staff Reporter

Emma Duggan is a freshman here at WCHS! This is her first year in The Jacket Journal and she is ecstatic, this will be a new experience for Emma and she couldn't be more pleased! Emma enjoys dancing, singing,...

Emma Hayes

Staff Reporter

Emma Hayes is a sophomore at Woodford County High School and this is her first year as a staff reporter for The Jacket Journal. This is her second year joining the cross country team since she enjoys running....

Jamie Hobbs

Staff Reporter

Jamie is a junior here at WCHS. This is her second year on The Jacket Journal. Jamie loves to write and plans to use her skills from this class to fulfill her dreams of becoming a crisis journalist after...

Anna Ward

Staff Reporter

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

Lily Savage

Staff Reporter

Lily Savage is a sophomore this year at WCHS, and this is her second year with The Jacket Journal. She hopes to learn as much as possible about writing, editing, and photography from her peers and teachers....

Blake Heller

Staff Reporter

Blake Heller is a sophomore and it's his second year on The Jacket Journal staff. He's always liked hanging out with friends and family, but he loves a civil and healthy two-way debate no matter what the...

Brooke Jones

Staff Reporter

This is Brooke's fourth year of working with The Jacket Journal. She is a senior at WCHS and is thrilled to be in her last year! She loves going to the coffee shop and drinking Starbucks. She enjoys taking...

CJ Jenkins

Staff Reporter

CJ Jenkins is a junior at WCHS. This is her second year of participating in Digital Journalism. Her favorite things are playing games, drawing, anime, and music. CJ will be glad to talk about any anime...

Catie Sims

Staff Reporter

Her full name Catherine, but she goes by Catie. She's a sophomore this year at WCHS and is excited for her second year on The Jacket Journal staff. She loves everything writing; news, and fiction. Sarcastic?...

Ashlyn Martin

Staff Reporter

Ashlyn Martin is a senior at WCHS and this is her second year writing for The Jacket Journal. She finds The Jacket Journal to be a great outlet for her to express herself and share her writing with the ...

Kristen Bailey

Staff Reporter

Kristen Bailey is a sophomore at Woodford County High School and this is her second year as a staff member on The Jacket Journal. Kristen is a competitive dancer at Jane's School of Dance and this will...

Kennedy Kruse

Staff Reporter

Kennedy Kruse is a Senior at WCHS, and this is her second year on The Jacket Journal staff. She enjoys writing, drawing, and singing, and she loves anything and everything that revolves around the arts....

Jackson Heller

Staff Reporter

Jackson is a senior and loves music. From rock to alternative, he likes listening, playing, and writing music. Outside of that, he enjoys talking politics and engaging in civil and productive discourse....

Kayla Hadley

Staff Reporter

Kayla is very excited to be learning and getting more involved with The Jacket Journal. This is Kayla's second year on the Woodford County Women's Soccer team. Kayla loves being around her friends and...

Hillary Ocampo

Staff Reporter

Hillary Ocampo is a junior at Woodford County High School; this is her third year with The Jacket Journal and she plans to continue reporting throughout high school. Outside of school, she rides horses...

Addison Kerr

Staff Reporter

This is Addison Kerr's second year on The Jacket Journal. She is a sophomore at Woodford County High School and a member of the Woodford County Softball Team. Addison was a competitive dancer for 13 years...

Arissa Keith

Staff Reporter

Arissa Keith is a sophomore this year at WCHS. This is her second year on The Jacket Journal staff, and she is very excited to jump back in. This is also her second year doing WCHS Track & Field and...

MaQuoia Bernabe

Staff Reporter

MaQuoia Bernabe is a senior at Woodford County High School. She is going into her fourth and last year writing for The Jacket Journal. When she's not buried in homework, she is taking part in the Woodford...

Tanyea Ramirez

Staff Reporter

Tanyea Ramirez is a senior at WCHS and this is her fourth year writing for The Jacket Journal. When she is not writing for the paper, she is taking part in Woodford County's Young Life organization. She...

Ginny Gregory

Editor, Staff Reporter

Ginny Gregory is a senior at WCHS this year (2019-2020) and this is her second year on The Jacket Journal staff and second year as an editor. Ginny wants to pursue a career in concert photography and loves...

Graham Brown

Staff Editor

This is Graham's second year on The Jacket Journal staff and third year at Woodford County High School. He enjoys studying languages, reading, and learning about history and architecture. Graham is excited...

Kaitlyn Toy

Editor, Staff Reporter

Kaitlyn Toy is a senior at WCHS. She loves to write, read, and play video games. This is Kaitlyn's third year on The Jacket Journal team. Kaitlyn is responsible for the Toying with Games series and published...

Catie Heerman

Editor and Staff Reporter

Catie Heerman is a senior at Woodford County High School. In her spare time, she enjoys doing makeup, shopping, traveling and playing lacrosse. This is her fourth and final year writing for The Jacket...

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