The Tom-Tom

2020-2021 Staff

Nour Longi
Editor in Chief

Nour Longi

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Bella Nisperos

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

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

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...

Staff Writer

Andrew Kiel

Andrew Kiel is currently a freshman here at LHS and is interested in computers, engineering, and 3D design along with 3D printing. Currently, he plays lacrosse for LHS and is planning to also join the robotics team. During the ...

Anne Mueggenborg
Staff Writer

Anne Mueggenborg

Anne Mueggenborg is a senior at Lemont High School and a first-year member of the Tom-Tom staff. She adores everything related to the arts, from dance to singing, traditional mediums to digital mediums, but writing is by far her...

Kalli Tulipano
Graphics Director

Kalli Tulipano

Kalli Tulipano is a junior at Lemont and is ecstatic to see her art on the page this year! Aside from creating art, you can catch her in some of Lemont’s honors societies and bands. She also enjoys cooking and spending time...

Tarika Oberai
Staff Writer

Tarika Oberai

Tarika Oberai is a junior at Lemont High School and is thrilled to be joining the Tom-Tom writing staff this year! She enjoys writing for this publication and is also apart of LHS’s speech team and golf team. In her free time,...

Natalie Barowsky
Staff Writer

Natalie Barowsky

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

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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