2020-2021 Staff

Nour Longi

Editor in Chief

Nour Longi is a senior and the Editor-in-Chief of The Tom-Tom! She loves writing for the Tom-Tom and is honored to lead the publication this year. Nour is also a speech team captain and president of [email protected]! When she is...

Katie Barry

Staff Writer

Katie Barry is a junior and first year Tom-Tom staff member. She typically spends her days with friends, going to new places and adventuring. Most would describe her as loyal, passionate, and ethical. Katie prioritizes school a...

Avary Blazevich

Staff Writer

Avary Blazevich is a first-year Tom-Tom member. Her liking towards writing is what drove her to become a member of the Tom-Tom. She is described by her friends as clever, funny, goofy and klutzy. When she’s not writing article...

Jackson Crispin

Staff Writer

Jackson Crispin is a junior at Lemont and is a third year Tom-Tom staff member. Jackson plays golf, basketball, and volleyball. In Jacksons freetime he enjoys hanging out with friends, playing golf, watching basketball, and playin...

Amelia Dunkin

Staff Writer

Amelia Dunkin is a freshman beginning her time as a Tom-Tom staff member. She is interested in historical events and how they relate to the world today. During the pandemic, you can find her walking on local trails, reading, and d...

Bella Hinz

Staff Writer

Bella Hinz is a freshman at LHS and this is her first year being a part of the Tom-Tom staff. Bella likes to go out for long walks, hang out with friends, and stay out late. She also enjoys midday naps and reading. Bella plays s...

Martin Kaminski

Staff Writer

Martin Kaminski, or more commonly known as Marty is a first-year member of the Tom-Tom. Marty enjoys going biking and hanging out with his friends in his free time. Marty is a student pilot and is working towards earning his ...

Nicholas Kania

Staff Writer

Nicholas Kania is a senior at Lemont High School. He is a 2nd year Tom-Tom member. Alongside the Tom-Tom, he is known for running track and cross country. He went down state in cross country during the 2019 season. Alongside runn...

Nicholas Karmia

Staff Writer

Nicholas Karmia is a senior and first year Tom-Tom staff member. Critics have called him "a modern day skeptic", and he continues to represent this title through the stories he's brought to the American people. Only exposing the ...

Anna Koestner

Staff Writer

Anna Koestner is a freshman and a first-year Tom-Tom staff member. Her friends describe her as smart, fun, and kind. When not at school, Anna can be found watching Netflix, playing volleyball, or doing her makeup. She is a memb...

Ryan Madera

Staff Writer

Ryan Madera is a senior at Lemont High School and a first year Tom-Tom staff member. At LHS, Ryan participates in a variety of honors societies and clubs. A few of these clubs include Model United Nations, Academic Challenge, a...

Makenzie Michaelson

Staff Writer

Makenzie Michaelson is a senior at Lemont High School and a first-year Tom-Tom member. Makenzie’s friends would describe her as kind, hardworking, and eager. In her free time, you can find Makenzie practicing her acting skills f...

Bella Nisperos

Staff Writer

Isabella (Bella) Nisperos is a junior at Lemont and is super excited to be joining the Tom-Tom staff this year! Aside from writing, she enjoys watching the Chicago Cubs, singing, and coding. You can probably catch her on stage i...

Megan Sawatzky

Staff Writer

Megan Sawatzky is a junior and first-year writer on the Tom-Tom. She is described by friends as outgoing, energetic, and funny. Outside of school, she is usually at an ice rink playing hockey; she has played hockey for 13 years. Her ...

Lauren Tacbas

Staff Writer

Lauren Tacbas is a senior and this is her second year as a Tom-Tom staff member. She is described by her friends and family as being goofy, genuine, and relaxed. Lauren enjoys taking long naps when she shouldn’t be and drinking...

Natalie Barowsky

Staff Writer

Natalie Barowsky is a junior and first year Tom-Tom staff member. Aside from writing and journalism some of Natalie’s other hobbies involve art, music, and theater Tec. She one day hopes to pursue a career working behind the...

Alexander Kaschube

Staff Writer

Alexander Kaschube is a Freshman and is a first year Tom-Tom staff member. Alexander’s friends describe him as nice, athletic, and funny. When Alexander is not hanging out with friends, you can find him playing sports. He is ...

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