The Tom-Tom

2019-2020 Staff

Olivia Antolak

Olivia Antolak

Olivia Antolak is a freshman and a first-year member writing for the Tom-Tom Newspaper. She has a passion for art, music, and writing and she usually spends her free time watching her favorite Netflix show, Grey’s Anatomy. W...

Kyle Bohne

Kyle Bohne

Kyle Bohne is a senior and a first-year Tom-Tom staff member. His friends describe him as loyal, nice, and hard-working. You can often him at the golf course or out in the field getting the Tom Tom the most important stories. When he’s...

Austin Brown

Austin Brown

Austin Brown is a 14-year-old kid who grew up in Palos Park. He plays sports such as football and baseball and follows NCAA football, NFL, and MLB news.  He Is a freshman student athlete trying to push himself to the next lev...

Allie Brztowski

Allie Brztowski

Allie Brztowski is a senior at LHS.  She is a bubbly, people orientated girl who loves to hang out with her friends, and enjoys doing her makeup and hair, along with taking thousands of pictures.  She also has been playing t...

Camryn Caruso

Camryn Caruso

Camryn Caruso is a freshman and a first year Tom-Tom staff member. She is always on the go and academics is one of her main priorities. You can often find her at practice for the JV dance team, piano lessons, or performing in di...

Madison Creamer

Madison Creamer

Madison Creamer is a senior and a second-year Tom-Tom staff member. When not diligently working on schoolwork, she attends Salt Creek Ballet 6 days a week. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family ...

Jackson Crispin

Jackson Crispin

Jackson Crispin is a sophomore at Lemont High School and is a second year Tom-Tom staff member. Jackson plays basketball, golf, and volleyball. In Jackson’s freetime he loves to play basketball, and hang out with friends. Ja...

Lucas Cruz

Lucas Cruz

Lucas Cruz is a freshman, and this is his first year of journalism. He's funny, brave, fierce, smart, and strong. Lucas plays football and softball in Chicago. His hobbies are drawing, games, partying, sports, nature and anything wit...

Chris Duda

Chris Duda

Chris Duda is a senior who loves to write for the school newspaper. From the Tom-Tom to several other clubs, he also likes getting involved in school and keeping himself busy. Chris is going on to study finance and behavioral...

Michelle Gmiterek

Michelle Gmiterek

Michelle Gmiterek is a freshman and a first-year Tom-Tom staff member. She is a member of the preseason basketball and Model UN. Her friends describe her as kind, quiet, and outgoing. You can often see her writing articles about ba...

Ava Grubb

Ava Grubb

Did the Tom-Tom really think they could get rid of her? Ava Grubb is a senior here at LHS and this is her third year on the newspaper staff. After high school, she plans to major in Magazine Journalism, Public Relations, or anyt...

Michael Haughey

Michael Haughey

Michael Haughey is currently a junior and excited to start his first year at the Tom-Tom. Michael is an avid lover of the spookier things in life, and you will find him watching scary movies and attending haunted houses when ...

Megan Hendry

Megan Hendry

Megan Hendry is a sophomore and this is her first year as a member of the Tom-Tom. When asked, one might say that Megan is an outgoing, witty and emotional person. They would also say you could find her at a volleyball court,...

Emmy Horn

Emmy Horn

Emily Horn, often known as Emmy Horn, is a sophomore and is beginning her first year of journalism. You can find her playing basketball or playing with her dogs, Oscar and Charlie in her free time. Some may describe Emmy as consi...

Nicholas Kania

Nicholas Kania

Nicholas Kania is a junior at Lemont High School. He is a first year Tom-Tom member and is often seen as a unique, as well an honest person who offers a good perspective people might not think of. He is very much known as a competi...

Peyton Kelby

Peyton Kelby

Peyton Kelby is a sophomore at Lemont High School. She has two brothers: one is a freshman and the other is in 6th grade. When not participating in basketball, you can find her at her brothers’ baseball, basketball, or soccer...

Nour Longi

Nour Longi

Nour Longi is a junior at Lemont High School, and a two-year Tom Tom member. She loves spending time with her friends, watching movies, and roller skating. Her friends describe her as an outgoing, confident, and passionate per...

Sydney Lucente

Sydney Lucente

Sydney Lucente is a senior and a first year Tom-Tom staff member. Sydney enjoys writing reviews and covering big events at school. She is a huge sushi enthusiast and very trendy. Her friends describe her as laid back yet bubb...

Julie Maduros

Julie Maduros

Julie Maduros is a senior and first-year member of the Tom-Tom. Julie enjoys all things outside, whether it’s hiking, camping, or taking her dog on a walk. When she’s not soaking up the sun, you can find her at Wrigley Field ...

Nina Mazzotti

Nina Mazzotti

Nina Mazzotti is a senior and a first year Tom-Tom staff member. Nina enjoys writing about school events, such as finals and other academic events that take place at Lemont High School. She has been a part of the Lemont Dance T...

Isabella Perski

Isabella Perski

Isabella Perski is currently a freshman and is starting her first year as a Tom-Tom staff member. She looks forward to learning how to properly write news articles and becoming a better writer overall. You can find her hanging out w...

Hailey Sawatzky

Hailey Sawatzky

Hailey Sawatzky is a senior and first-year writer on the Tom-Tom. She is a Varsity dance captain and also a 4 time UDA All-American Dancer. Besides dance, Hailey loves to travel and hang out with her friends. She loves hockey,...

Conor Smith

Conor Smith

 Conor Smith is a freshman who is partaking in his first year as a Tom-Tom staff member. Conor is a two-sport athlete who enjoys playing football and basketball. He enjoys covering sports-related topics throughout the school. ...

Alex Styrczula

Alex Styrczula

Alex is a senior at Lemont High School. This will be his second year in journalism and he hopes to continue to entertain students or bring awareness to certain topics at LHS with the articles he writes for the Tom-Tom. Alex en...

Grant Sullivan

Grant Sullivan

Grant Sullivan is a senior at Lemont high school, and is a first year Tom Tom staff member. His friends describe him as carefree and comical. Grant is most commonly found at football games, which he will write the majority of...

Nick Taormina

Nick Taormina

Nick Taormina is a freshman at Lemont High School. He plays football and interested in playing lacrosse in spring. He is hardworking and likes doing his best at everything he does. When he has free time he hangs out with friends ...

Stone TeSelle

Stone TeSelle

Stone is a freshman at LHS and couldn’t wait to get active in clubs like Journalism, Drama, and Student Council. Stone is currently a lead role in the fall play and a committee member in the Student Council. This is Stone's first ...

Gabriele Tomonis

Gabriele Tomonis

Gabriele Goda Tomonis is a senior and a first year Tom-Tom staff member. Her friends, teachers, and fellow peers seem to see her as an enigma of a brilliant writer.  You can often find her attending Mrs. Szafranski’s class, wo...

Abby Tubacki

Abby Tubacki

Abby Tubacki is a freshman at Lemont High School who enjoys being an active member of society. She currently participates in drama club in the backstage crew and she loves to spend time with friends, family, and others that she car...

Alia Zayyad

Alia Zayyad

Alia is a quiet individual who appreciates the little things in life: a bird sitting on a wire, the frames in an animation, how colors look together… and the nitty-gritty details in writing. She prides herself on her vocabular...

Daniel Zuniga

Daniel Zuniga

Daniel Zuniga is a senior and a first year Tom-Tom staff member. Daniel’s friends describe him as being a person who is humorous but can be serious when it is necessary. You can find Daniel shooting bangers out in Bell road as he...

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