The beat of Lemont High School

The Tom-Tom

The beat of Lemont High School

The Tom-Tom

The beat of Lemont High School

The Tom-Tom

2022-2023 Staff

Reagan Russell
Coeditor-in-Chief

Reagan Russell

Reagan Russell is a senior and second-year staff member. In her free time, she enjoys caddying, playing golf, and hanging out with her friends. When not in school chances are you’ll find her at Hinsdale or Cog Hill golf club....

Andrew Kula
Coeditor-in-Chief

Andrew Kula

Andrew Kula is a senior at Lemont High School and a second-year member of the Tom-Tom staff. Andrew is very involved at LHS, which includes being on the boy’s volleyball team as well as being in four honors societies and ac...

Anna Swenson
Assistant Editor

Anna Swenson

Anna Swenson is a senior and a second year staff member for the Tom-Tom. Her favorite subjects include english and biology. In her freetime she loves to play the piano, hike and read. She’s involved in Drama Club, Science Club and...

Ella Murray
Web Editor

Ella Murray

Ella Murray is a junior at Lemont High School and is extremely excited to be starting her second year as a member of the Tom-Tom staff. Ella enjoys writing sports and news articles, but is excited to have her first leadership po...

Caroline Vranas
Copy Editor

Caroline Vranas

Caroline Vranas is a junior and a copy editor of the Tom-Tom. Caroline has been a member of the Tom-Tom since her sophomore year when she realized her love for writing and eating the food Mrs. Szafranski provides. When Caroline isn’t...

Leila Rexhepi
Copy Editor

Leila Rexhepi

Leila Rexhepi, 16, is a second year Tom-Tom member and is thrilled to turn the page into a new school year. While Leila may be aiming for the lowest score possible on the golf green, she is not aiming for the lowest participa...

Addyson Connolly
Staff Writer

Addyson Connolly

Addyson Connolly is a sophomore at LHS and this is her second year being a part of the Tom-Tom staff. When she doesn’t have school, Addyson can often be found hanging out with her friends, her family or at volleyball. Addyso...

Salvatore Ricobene
Staff Writer

Salvatore Ricobene

Salvatore Ricobene originally is from Bridgeport, Chicago and moved to Lemont just two years ago. Salvatore comes from a family of Mexican-Italians that own a restaurant! Salvatore spends his time in summer working at his family...

Ava Amato
Staff Writer

Ava Amato

Ava Amato is new to Lemont High school, starting her freshman year. Ava is an active writer and during her free-time she likes to unwind in bed and type, mostly about her emotions. When she’s not expressing feelings through...

Faith Trznadel
Staff Writer

Faith Trznadel

Faith Trznadel is a freshman at LHS and first year member on the Tom-Tom staff. Faith’s friends and family describe her as bubbly, light hearted, energetic, outgoing and funny. Faith is involved in tennis, track and a lot of o...

Nicholas Silvestri
Staff Writer

Nicholas Silvestri

Nicholas Silvestri is an incoming freshman at Lemont High School. His friends describe him as funny, energetic, and smart. He is often seen spending time with his friends or playing video games.  He also enjoys being outside, s...

Destina Sarussi
Staff Writer

Destina Sarussi

Destina Sarussi is a junior and thrilled to begin her first year on the Tom-Tom staff. As a passionate musician and lover of the performing arts, Destina is a proud member of the Lemont Band and serves as head drum major of th...

Kelly Kearns
Staff Writer

Kelly Kearns

Kelly Kearns is a senior, and this is her first year as a Tom-Tom staff member. Kelly is very involved at LHS and is an active member in National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Student Council, HOSA, and Link Crew. In her fre...

Reese Herold
Staff Writer

Reese Herold

Reese Herold is a senior and is excited to be joining the Tom-Tom this year. She is captain of the Lemont Girls Track and Field and looks forward to cheering her team on during the season. She can be seen at most of the Lemont s...

Aras Dambrauskas
Staff Writer

Aras Dambrauskas

Aras Dambrauskas is a freshman at Lemont High School. Given that he is a freshman, this is his first year on the staff team. He enjoys spending time with his friends, playing sports, and listening to music. He is an absolute gen...

Colin Crane
Staff Writer

Colin Crane

Colin Crane is a senior and a first year Tom-Tom staff member. His friends would describe him as funny, caring and easy going. Colin is a huge sports fan and loves the NBA, College Basketball and the MLB more than anything. He ...

Tess OBrien
Staff Writer

Tess O’Brien

Tess O’Brien is a junior and a first-year Tom-Tom staff member. She is ecstatic to try her hand at news writing, reporting and interviewing. She is a very dedicated student who is in many honors classes. When not studying for...

Julia Macari
Staff Writer

Julia Macari

Julia Macari is a freshman at LHS and is thrilled to follow in her mother’s footsteps in journalism. She believes the Tom-Tom is a great place to utilize her love and skill for writing. Besides her love for English, Julia als...

Meghan Wehn
Staff Writer

Meghan Wehn

Meghan Wehn is a freshman and her favorite subjects are English and Math. Meghan is the youngest of four siblings and loves spending time with them. She has two dogs, Copper and Breck, that she absolutely loves. In her free t...

Emily Galassi
Staff Writer

Emily Galassi

Emily Galassi is a senior at LHS and second year Tom-Tom staff member. Emily is seen as a very bubbly and energetic individual who tends to talk more than others would like. If you can’t find Emily at Dunkin’ Donuts, you ...

Michelle Karimpumkalayil
Staff Writer

Michelle Karimpumkalayil

Michelle Karimpumkalayil is a junior at LHS and is a first year member of the Tom-Tom. She loves listening to music, reading and playing badminton. She also enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She is a member of...

Greta Horn
Staff Writer

Greta Horn

Greta Horn is a fun-loving sophomore here at LHS.  She is considered a relaxed and caring person that is always willing to help out.  Her favorite thing to do when she is not busy with basketball or track and field is getting s...

Nojus Navickas
Staff Writer

Nojus Navickas

Nojus Navickas is a senior and a new member of the Tom-Tom staff. Nojus has a lot of passion for sports and dreams to have a career in the basketball/media industry. With English being his second language, Nojus has decided to ...

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