2015-2016 Staff

Hannah Puapuaga

Hannah Puapuaga is an eleventh grader at Norwich Free Academy who has recently moved back to Norwich after living in Plainfield for three years. Although she has moved many times in her 16 years, she is also constantly trying...

Sara Zhuleku

Sara Zhuleku is currently an eleventh grader at Norwich Free Academy.  She completed ninth and tenth grade at J.F.Kennedy High School in Waterbury, Connecticut, and she used to live in Greece.  This year is Sara's first in a...

Keerigan Heg

Keerigan Heg is an eleventh grader at Norwich Free Academy who lives in Sprague, Connecticut.  She has a love for writing and photography.  She hopes to purse a career in photojournalism and satisfy her wanderlust.  Keerigan...

Julia Florence

Julia Florence is currently a freshman at NFA from Voluntown. At first Julia was weary about which high school to attend, but the fact that her brother is an NFA student and the school offers a Journalism program influenced her...

Chelsea Northup

Chelsea Northup is a tenth grader at NFA. She is very involved with Wildcat Productions and hopes to continue acting throughout the rest of her school career. In her free time, Chelsea likes to listen to music, play guitar, bake,...

Baylee Wicken

Baylee Wicken is currently a ninth grade student in the Zeta unit. Baylee previously attended Kelly Middle School and lives in Norwich. In her free time Baylee enjoys reading, writing, photography, and playing sports. She is currently...

Tyler Sebastian

Tyler Sebastian is an eleventh grader at the Norwich Free Academy. He participates in after school activities such as football and basketball. He has a strong interest in writing and commentating and wants to pursue a career in...

Chris George

Christopher George is a senior at NFA who lives in Norwich.  He enjoys playing sports such as football, baseball, wrestling, and basketball. He is a diehard Giants and Yankees fan, but will watch any team that is on television....

Bruce Wilcox

Bruce Wilcox is a senior at NFA who lives in Norwich. He enjoys playing sports including baseball, basketball, and football. He hopes to study journalism at St.Johns University in New York and later become a sports analyst.  Bruce...

Aleysha

Aleysha Rivera Bocachica is in her second year as a member of the  2015 Journalism program. A tenth grader at NFA, Aleysha spends her time outside of school  playing softball for the CT Challengers, reading, and hanging out...

Emily Marker

Emily Marker is an eleventh grader at Norwich Free Academy. She plays volleyball, and does both indoor and outdoor track. She is involved in many clubs on campus including the SAB, Spanish National Honors Society, Varsity N Club,...

Marissa Fitzgerald

Marissa Fitzgerald is a senior at NFA, and this is her second year taking Journalism.  Marissa plans on attending college next year, where she wants to major in Journalism and Graphic Design.  She is heavily involved in the NFA com...

Kemmy Jeune

Kemmy Jeune is a senior at NFA. Her favorite subject is history, and she loves learning about different cultures and people."I love how the campus is so diverse and I hope to write tons of stories about it." Outside of school...

Max Lee

Max Lee is a freshman at Norwich Free Academy. He enjoys participating in a variety of activities, but he prefers to play basketball. Currently, he plays on the freshman soccer team and he hopes to make the basketball team thi...

Wislyne Naubert

Wislyne Naubert is a senior at Norwich Free Academy. She moved to Connecticut from Brooklyn, New York after finishing eleventh grade at the Brooklyn Institute for Liberal Arts. Wislyne was excited to take Journalism because she...

Josh Blinderman

Josh Blinderman is a freshman at NFA. Last year he attended Saint Bernard School in Uncasville, where he won many awards for academics including writing.  He has been writing since the fifth grade.  While in middle school, he...

Alyssa Friedrich

Alyssa Friedrich is a junior at Norwich Free Academy who lives in Franklin, Connecticut. This is her first year in a journalism class. Alyssa enjoys reading, writing, and traveling. She also enjoys playing lacrosse and has been o...

Ryan Smith

Ryan Smith is a ninth grader at Norwich Free Academy. He was awarded the Gold Presidential Service Award for Outstanding Academic Excellence when he graduated from Kelly Middle School, and he hopes to reach even greater heights...

Shea Gendron

Shea Gendron is a sophomore at the Norwich Free Academy.  Her favorite subjects include English and history, and she hopes to pursue a career in writing. Shea is a varsity softball athlete who is the starting shortstop on the...

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