The Hub

2020-2021 Staff

Sydney Vaupel: Assistant Editor

Editor-in-Chief

Sydney Vaupel is entering her senior year of high school and is an editor for the HUB staff. Sydney’s inspiration to join the HUB came from her passion for writing, and she hopes to inspire others with thought-provoking topics. She enjoys writing informational and argumentative papers on familiar, yet usually controversial topics while presenting both sides of the subject in an objective manne...

Eloy Kim: Editor-in-Chief

Editor-in-Chief

Eloy Kim is a rising senior entering his third year as a member of the HUB and first year as the editor-in-chief. Eloy’s love for writing and investigative research led him to join the HUB, and he is excited to bring his talents alive on paper. He hopes to contribute to his high school by informing and captivating the Hubbard student body through his reporting on underdeveloped or speculative topics...

Brooke Papini: Assistant Editor

Editor-in-Chief

Embarking on her senior year at Hubbard High School, Brooke Papini is a third-year member of the HUB and serves as an assistant editor this year. Brooke was drawn to the HUB because she enjoys writing about events that interest her and wants to improve her writing skills for the future. She hopes to write about many different subjects that will spark interest in her readers. Brooke looks forwa...

Michael Anderson

Senior Staff Writer

Michael Anderson, currently a senior, joined the HUB because of his fascination with politics, government, philosophy, and current events.  He enjoys thinking and writing about these topics and analyzing both sides of the issues that surround them.  Michael joined the HUB in the fall of 2020, making this his first year as a member. As someone involved in his school and extracurriculars, Micha...

Gracie Bencetic

Senior Staff Writer

Third-year HUB member Gracie Bencetic is currently a senior at Hubbard High School. Gracie first joined the HUB because she wanted another extracurricular to keep her time busy and practice time management with her hectic schedule. Since freshman year, Gracie has been a part of many extracurricular activities. She is a fourth-year Student Council representative as well as the Vice President of...

Sydney Bowser

Senior Staff Writer

Sydney Bowser is entering her senior year at Hubbard High School, and her third year as a HUB member. She enjoys writing about current events, history, and seasonal activities. Through writing for the school newspaper, she hopes that she can not only educate the school on current events or history, but also entertain the school with interesting feature stories. Writing for the newspaper has allowed he...

Nicholas Capuzello

Senior Staff Writer

Nicholas Capuzello is a senior and first year member of the HUB staff. His inspiration for joining the HUB stems from his desire to educate people on current events. He is an avid listener to trending world news, and he enjoys writing informational papers on such occasions. He is also eager for the opportunity to improve his writing skills before entering college.  Nicholas has maintained a...

Andrea Dull

Senior Staff Writer

Andrea is starting her senior year at Hubbard High School as a HUB staff writer. She is excited to be a part of the school newspaper and share her unique style with her fellow classmates. Andrea hopes to inspire and spread awareness within her articles as well as improve her writing and editing skills. Andrea has many other interests outside of her academics. She participates in Art Club, Drama Club, En...

Lena Dunerkerly

Senior Staff Writer

Lena Dunkerley is entering her senior year at Hubbard High as well as her third year as a writer on the HUB. Lena joined the HUB because it gives her an outlet to share concerns and views. Being on the HUB also allowed Lena to expand her horizons and become more aware while researching her topics, which is something she is excited to continue doing. When it comes to filling her free time, Lena likes...

Andrew Frank

Senior Staff Writer

Andrew Frank is entering his senior year of high school, and is a third-year HUB staff writer. Andrew enjoys writing about sports and current world events. He hopes to share his love and knowledge of sports with his fellow classmates through his writing. Andrew is currently enrolled in CCP and Honors classes, while also taking classes on-campus at YSU. He is an active member of the Rotary-Intera...

Mallory Greenamyer

Senior Staff Writer

Mallory Greenamyer is a returning member of the HUB staff and is entering her senior year at Hubbard High School. She enjoys exploring local and national stories through her articles, and continues to develop her writing skills. How the brain works, politics, and current events are what Mallory enjoys writing about most. She joined the HUB two years ago and hopes to continue to express her voice wh...

Albert Gerlick

Senior Staff Writer

Albert Gerlick is entering his senior year of high school and is a first-year member of the HUB staff. Albert’s inspiration to join the HUB came from his aspirations to become a better writer which will allow him to succeed at the collegiate level. In his first and final year being a member of the HUB, Albert plans to influence his peers to accept a new perspective and become more knowledgeable. ...

Whitney Hendrix

Senior Staff Writer

Whitney Hendrix is entering her senior year in high school. This is her first year as a member of the HUB. Whitney was inspired to join the HUB because she has always enjoyed reading and writing, and she hopes now that she is a member, her writing skills will improve. As a member of the HUB she hopes to explore a variety of different stories to write about that will challenge the way she thinks ...

Ellie Lambert

Senior Staff Writer

Ellie Lambert is a senior this year at Hubbard High School and is excited to finish her high school career strong. This is her second year being part of The HUB staff and she hopes to continue educating and keeping people updated through her work on The HUB. Ellie is also looking forward to using and furthering her writing skills again this year. Ellie is currently taking CCP classes such as: CCP...

Sidney Marenkovic

Senior Staff Writer

Sidney Marenkovic is a senior of Hubbard High School and a third-year HUB staff member. Sidney joined the HUB because it offers a creative opportunity to expand her writing skills and share her thoughts on various topics with the students of Hubbard High School. Her main interests are the performing arts and other activities that involve school students in today's world.  Sidney is committed...

Taylor Perline

Senior Staff Writer

Taylor Perline is a senior at Hubbard Highschool, and is a second year member of the HUB staff. Taylor decided to join the HUB to expand even further on the clubs and activities she was a part of. This allowed her to meet new people and try new experiences. She hopes that while she is in the HUB, she will write something that she can be proud of. As previously stated, Taylor is a part of many dif...

Alexandria Phillips

Senior Staff Writer

As a senior, Alexandria Phillips is a first-year staff member of the HUB.  Alexandria joined to pursue her wishes of writing beyond the classroom, and she saw the HUB as being a perfect platform in order for her to do so.  She enjoys writing research papers and informative essays, and uses her creative writing skills to write both poetry and fiction. She sees writing in these modes as a good w...

Anna Pogacnik

Senior Staff Writer

Anna Pogacnik is in her junior year at Hubbard High School. As a second-year member of the HUB, Anna hopes to better her writing skills by reporting on interesting topics for the HUB. She has always enjoyed reading and writing and hopes to expand her knowledge of global events by writing about them. Anna will do her best to write informative and interesting articles for her fellow students.  ...

Isaac Powell

Senior Staff Writer

Isaac Powell is an upcoming junior and is very excited to start his first year as a HUB staff member. Isaac’s interest in writing first started in his eighth grade English class where he was challenged to write in various styles. Often, he likes to read other articles on many topics including modern events, politics, and sports entertainment.  Isaac cannot wait to share his talents throughou...

Katie Stinson

Senior Staff Writer

Entering her sophomore year at Hubbard High School, Katie Stinson is a first-year Hub Staff member. Katie enjoys writing about current events and global news stories. She hopes to express her interest in these topics as well as inform her fellow classmates on them through her writing. Katie is enrolled in three sophomore honors classes and is a part of various school clubs and extracurricular ...

Megan Toole

Senior Staff Writer

Megan Toole is a junior at HUbbard High School and a first-year HUB member. She loves reading books and writing in her free time. Megan wanted to join the HUB to show her love of writing and hopes to inform and entertain readers with her work. Megan is a proud trumpet player in the Hubbard High School marching band and the school jazz band. She is also a member of Link Crew,  a new club b...

Isaiah Vennetti

Senior Staff Writer

Going into his senior year at Hubbard High, Isaiah is a second-year member as a HUB staff writer. What brought him to join the HUB was his interest in writing, and the stories he could capture with it. While figuring out his style of writing, he hopes to take a subject or event and make it into a worthwhile story for his fellow classmates. Isaiah also hopes that through the HUB, he can better his writing...

Bethany Baker

Junior Staff Writer

Bethany Baker is a sophomore beginning her first year as a HUB staff member.  Her love of writing led her to join the HUB, and she is excited to be writing as a sophomore staff member.  She hopes to contribute to her high school by reporting on exciting topics and new events.   Bethany is involved in multiple student clubs, including  the French Club and Drama Clubs, and Mock Trial.  ...

Grace Basham

Junior Staff Writer

Grace Basham is a first year writer on the HUB news staff. She is a sophomore at HHS and is very excited to become a journalistic writer. She joined the HUB news staff as a way to better her writing and to explore new forms. Grace is interested in writing about current teen and global events.  She also is interested in writing about sports, school activities, and social media.   Grace ...

Brynn Cook

Junior Staff Writer

Brynn Cook is starting her first year as a HUB member, and is a current sophomore here at HHS. Her love for writing led her to the HUB, which she plans to use as a creative outlet. Brynn is looking forward to writing about challenging topics and informing her peers about interesting events. Brynn is part of French Club and is a member of a local Girl Scout Troop. She is also a member of Stud...

Adrienne Elliot

Junior Staff Writer

Adrienne Elliott is currently in her sophomore year and is joining the HUB staff as a first-year member. Adrienne’s passion for writing has been prominent since middle school, and she wants to express it where it would be heard by others. She wants to captivate the her peers by writing about topics that are challenging and informative. This desire gives her a purpose on the staff, and she hopes this ...

Kennedy Evans

Junior Staff Writer

Kennedy Evans is beginning her junior year of high school, and It is her first year as part of the HUB staff. She joined the HUB because she enjoys writing and wants to inform and inspire others. Kennedy also enjoys writing informative pieces and argumentative papers. She looks to help others learn more about topics that are considered heated and show both sides of arguments. During the 20...

Abbey Johns

Junior Staff Writer

Abbey Johns is currently a sophomore, beginning her first year as a HUB staff member. She enjoys writing and debating on crisis happening in the world today. Abbey is very interested in her peers worries and problems contributing to the school and her fellow students. She would love to be involved to debate and discuss any problems with her HUB articles. Abbey is involved in French, SADD a...

Madison Perline

Junior Staff Writer

Madison Perline is a sophomore, heading into her first year as a HUB staff member. Madison’s adoration for poetry and immersive writing is what led her to join the HUB. As a member, she hopes to improve upon her penmanship by picking up different styles from her peers. She hopes to enlighten the minds of her readers, and captivate them with several topics of interest.  Madison is involve...

Gillian Ryser

Junior Staff Writer

Gillian Ryser is currently in her junior year of high school and is a first year member of the HUB staff. She decided that the HUB would be a good way to continue her interest in writing while also allowing her to be more involved in school activities. Her English classes have helped her realize that she enjoys writing about events and current news. While writing for the HUB this year, she hope...

Sara Sahagun

Junior Staff Writer

Sara Sahagun is a first-year HUB staff member. She’s a current sophomore who has loved writing since she was in elementary school, and her interest and passion for it has only gotten greater. Sara wanted to join the HUB because she wants to explore topics that are out of her comfort zone to expand her horizons. She hopes to improve her writing and journalism skills with the help of The HUB. She...

Brianna Scarmack

Junior Staff Writer

Brianna Scarmack is a current sophomore here at Hubbard High School. This is her first year as a HUB staff member. Brianna’s love of writing pushed her to join the HUB staff. She is excited to write articles that are about the student body, and she hopes to inform Hubbard students of topics that concern them.  Brianna is involved in multiple clubs at Hubbard High School. She is in the French, Ecolog...

Michael Scoville

Junior Staff Writer

Michael Scoville is currently in his junior year of high school here at Hubbard High. This year will be his first as a part of the HUB staff. Michael’s inspiration to join the HUB came from his love of writing argumentative essays. He mainly enjoys writing argumentative essays on controversial sports topics. Michael hopes to inspire young writers to not fear stating their opinion on a topic. ...

Kaitlyn Thompson: Sophomore Staff Writer

Sophomore Staff Writer

Kaitlyn Thompson is a current sophomore at Hubbard High School starting her first year as a writer on the HUB. She decided to join the HUB due to her interest in writing and research. She is super excited to have the opportunity to be a sophomore writer this year. Kaitlyn is looking forward to listening to what classmates have to say about current events in our world. While on the HUB, Kaitlyn hopes...

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