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2015-2016 Staff

Melanie Kos

Melanie Kos is proud to be a three year member of the Herald staff, the last of which she will spend as the Herald’s editor-in-chief extraordinaire. Melanie is a member of the varsity field hockey, swi...

Nick Elkins

Nick Elkins is The Herald Head Photographer. When not snapping photos for The Herald, Nick enjoys watching NASCAR.

Sara Morin

Sara Morin is a junior at Holyoke High School. This is her second year writing on The Herald. This year she hopes to focus on school/local news stories as well as fulfilling her role as news editor. Sara i...

Matthew Antil

Matt Antil is a senior and is in his second year on the Herald. He is considered one of the leaders of the class. Antil is a captain of the soccer team, Western Mass qualifier for the mile in indoor a...

Hanna Smith

Hanna Smith is in her senior year at Holyoke High School; this is her second year writing for the Herald, and she is part of the editing team. Besides being an active member of the Herald, she parti...

Summer Kaeppel

Summer Kaeppel is a senior at Holyoke High School. She is a second generation on the Herald staff, as her sister was also on it many years ago, however it is clear that Summer has outshined her. She is t...

Lindsey Martins

Lindsey Martins, also known as "Martins," is a senior. She's been on the Herald for three years now and loves it.  She is part of the public relations team and works on the calendar and updates the Hera...

Nathan Yee

Nathan Yee is a senior at Holyoke High and this is his second year on the Herald staff. Last year he enjoyed his time with the Herald as he did many hard jobs that no one else would do, such as laptop sh...

Jose Perez

Jose is a 11th grade student who enjoys being a member of the Holyoke High School Marching Band.  His favorite song to play on the trumpet is "Don't Stop Believing" and "Party Rock Anthem."   Jose ...

Maeghan Desmarais

Maeghan Desmarais is in her junior year at Holyoke High School. This is her first year as part of the Herald staff. She plays for the high schools varsity soccer, basketball, and softball team. She is a...

Alexander Glanville

Alex Glanville is a senior at Holyoke High. This will be his second year on the Herald, and he is considered by many to be the role model of the class. “Some have called me the world’s best staff repo...

Jack Courchesne

Jack Courchesne is a junior at Holyoke High School, and is excited to write for the Herald. He wrestles for the Holyoke High/Dean Tech wrestling team, and plays baseball. For work, Courchesne is a lif...

Dominique Evans

Dominique Evans is a senior at Holyoke High School. She enjoys writing for the Herald and the ability to discuss her opinion on important matters concerning the school. Dominique's favorite thing to do ...

Julia Swinehart

Julia Swinehart is a junior at Holyoke High School. This is her first year as a reporter and a photographer on the Herald, and hopes to continue being a part of the staff until her senior year. Besides the newsp...

Siobhan Brennan

Siobhan Brennan is a sophomore at Holyoke High School. This is her first year being a member of the Herald. Besides the Herald, Siobhan is a part of the field hockey and softball teams, the drama club, and the musica...

Yarijel Melendez

Yarijel Melendez is a junior at Holyoke High School and this is her first year as part of the Herald. She enjoys reading, writing, and taking photos along with listening to music and drawing during her free time...

Josie Moriarty

Josie Moriarty is a junior at Holyoke High School. This is her first year on the Herald staff. When she isn’t writing on the school newspaper, she is an active member of the drama club, participates in ...

Marty Keane

Marty Keane is a sophomore at Holyoke High, and this is his first year on the staff. He is President of the Class of 2018, and will also be joining the school’s “As Schools Match Wits” team. Mar...

Katie Keane

Katie is a sophomore this year, and third member of the Herald Keane Dynasty along with her twin brother Marty and older brother Jack....

Feroze Sibdhanny

Feroze Johnny Sibdhanny is a sophomore at Holyoke High and it is his first year as a Herald member. Feroze is an honor student that has been enrolled in the Holyoke school district for 12 years. He gra...

Emily McGuinness

Emily McGuinness is a sophomore at Holyoke High School. Emily is very excited to be joining the Herald staff for her first year. She enjoys writing and her favorite subject is English. Besides being on the Herald...

Catherine Pater

Catherine Pater is a junior at Holyoke High School. She is one of the new reporters for The Herald. She is also part of the Business Club and Drama Club here at Holyoke High. Catherine is very excited to be o...

Maggie McAndrew

Maggie McAndrew is a sophomore at Holyoke High School. This is her first year as a member of The Herald staff. She is a member of the Cross-Country, Indoor Track, and Outdoor Track teams at Holyoke High. Sh...

Ronny Authier

Ronny Authier is a three year veteran on The Herald staff, and the only recipient of the prestigious Ronny Authier Award.

Evan Sullivan

Evan Sullivan is in his THIRD year as a member of The Herald staff. Evan enjoys writing about hockey, hockey, and the trials of tribulations of being a twenty-something accounting assistant in the big...

Ryan Costello

Ryan Costello is a junior at Holyoke High School. This is his second year being a part of the Herald staff. Ryan is also a part of the football team, in student government, and in the business club. Ryan is a p...

Nicole Lussier

Nicole Lussier is currently in her junior year at Holyoke High School and is a first year Herald staff member. She is excited to continue writing articles for the Herald throughout the year and hopefully co...

Cameron Lachapelle

Cameron Lachapelle is a junior at Holyoke High School and the 2015-16 school year is his first as a Herald staff member. Cameron is varsity soccer player at Holyoke High School. Cameron, or Cam, as he li...

Katie Hartling

Katie Hartling is a senior. This is her second year of being on the Herald. She likes to hangout with friends and go to some school events. She's also addicted to Dunkin Donuts and loves fall. Her favor...

Raegan Loughrey

Raegan Loughrey is a senior at Holyoke High School, this is her second year on The Herald. During her first year as part of the Herald staff, one of Raegan's articles was reprinted in the Holyoke Sun. W...

Ana Diaz Moore

Ana Diaz Moore is a senior at Holyoke High School and a second year member of the Herald staff. She loves to be involved in the school, and runs varsity cross country and both indoor and outdoor track. In ...

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