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2022-2023 Staff

Siena McGarrigle
Co-Editors in Chief

Siena McGarrigle

Siena McGarrigle is a senior serving her fourth year on the Forest Fire and her second year as Co-Editor in Chief. She is a member of the varsity Track and Cross-Country teams and treasurer of English Honors Society. When she’s no...

Sydney Howard
Co-Editors In Chief

Sydney Howard

Sydney Howard is a senior serving her fourth year on the Forest Fire staff and her second year of being Co-Editor in Chief.  Sydney is senior class VP, VP of English Honors Society, the Social Media Manager of Planet Smoothi...

Morgan Thomas

Morgan Thomas

Morgan Thomas is a junior in her second year on the Forest Fire staff. She enjoys writing, working as a youth counselor at the YMCA, and going to the beach.

Bella Madariaga

Bella Madariaga

Bella Madariaga is a senior serving her fourth year on the Forest Fire staff. She enjoys competitive dance and works at Plant Cakes Bake Shop in downtown Wake Forest. She is a part of NHS, SGA and Writers Club at school. Some of...

Lauren Keith

Lauren Keith

Lauren Keith is a senior serving her third year on the Forest Fire staff. She currently works as the site coordinator at Jones Dairy after school care. She is also a vice president for the juniorettes women's club. She enjoys listen...

Katie Hottell

Katie Hottell

Katie Hottell is a senior serving her fourth year on the Forest Fire staff, and her second year of being News and Lifestyle editor. Katie enjoys cooking, writing and listening to music.

Vianey Hinojo

Vianey Hinojo

Vianey Hinojo is a senior serving her fourth year on the Forest Fire staff. She is one of the sports editors and enjoys traveling and going to concerts.

Gabby Greene

Gabby Greene

Gabby Greene is a sophomore going into her second year of being a part of the Forest Fire staff. She can never stay in one place for too long and always finds herself anywhere but home. She enjoys movies, books and tons of music...

Jordyn Gerdes

Jordyn Gerdes

Jordyn Gerdes is a senior serving her third year on the Forest Fire staff. She enjoys reading, traveling and baking.

Jennifer Fetsch

Jennifer Fetsch

Jennifer Fetsch is a senior serving her second year on the Forest Fire staff. She is a 4th degree black belt at the taekwondo school where she works and enjoys watching Netflix and listening to music. She is a member of Inter...

Delaney Crowder

Delaney Crowder

Delaney Crowder is a sophomore in her second year of newspaper. She is also in the Beta Club, FCA, theater department, and is co-president of the Writers Club. In her free time she likes to read, write, watch movies and listen ...

Louis Cook

Louis Cook

Louis Cook is a senior in his second year of newspaper. He is a member of the writer’s club and an avid walker. When not at school, he likes to read and hangout with friends. His favorite places to vacation are Wilmington NC a...

Cuyler Buchanan

Cuyler Buchanan

Cuyler Buchanan is a sophomore in his second year in newspaper. Cuyler enjoys playing video games, watching movies and T.V. shows. He is also a nerd who loves reading manga.

Andrew Baker

Andrew Baker

Andrew Baker is a senior in his fourth year on the Forest Fire staff and his second year being Media Editor. He is on the varsity soccer and tennis team. Andrew enjoys hiking and being around nature.

Branden Bollinger

Branden Bollinger

Branden Bollinger is a sophomore in his second year on the Forest Fire staff. Branden enjoys watching movies, reading, listening to music and running. He is also on the Cross Country team.

Kian Hagan
Staff Reporter

Kian Hagan

Kian Hagan is a senior serving his first year on the Forest Fire staff.

Cole Walker
Staff Reporter

Cole Walker

Cole Walker is a junior serving his first year on the forest fire staff. He enjoys going out and hanging with his friends, playing baseball and playing lacrosse.

Kelcey Kelling
Staff Reporter

Kelcey Kelling

Kelcey Kelling is a senior serving her third year on the forest fire staff. She enjoys playing soccer, hanging out with friends and family, and  fishing.

Maya Gardiner
Staff Reporter

Maya Gardiner

Maya Gardiner is a senior serving her third year on the Forest Fire staff. She enjoys traveling, exploring new places, and hanging out with friends.

Brady Schwier
Staff Reporter

Brady Schwier

Brady Schwier is a junior serving his first year on the Forest Fire staff. He is a member of the varsity soccer team and also a member of the varsity swim team.  He is also a competitive member of the Deca club at Wake forest...

Matthew Bademian
Staff Reporter

Matthew Bademian

Matthew Bademian is a sophomore in his first year of newspaper. He has been playing soccer for his whole life. He also likes hanging out with family and friends.

Nicholas Caporaso
Staff Reporter

Nicholas Caporaso

Nicholas Caporaso is a junior serving his first year on the Forest Fire staff. He is a competitive sprint swimmer and musical artist. Outside of sports he enjoys making music and going to church with friends....

Max Westfall
Staff Reporter

Max Westfall

Max Westfall is a senior serving his first year on the forest fire staff. He enjoys swimming competitively, watching hockey, hanging with friends, and playing the guitar.

Henry Russell
Staff Reporter

Henry Russell

Henry Russell is a senior serving his first year on the Forest Fire staff. He is a member of Unified Champions and NHS. He enjoys hanging out with friends and traveling in his free time.

Ryan Hresko
Staff Reporter

Ryan Hresko

Ryan Hresko is a senior in his first year of newspaper. He frequently designs 3D models and does graphic design. He also enjoys gaming, building computers, and hanging out with friends.  ...

Gavin McCuen
Staff Reporter

Gavin McCuen

Gavin McCuen is a senior in his first year of newspaper. He is a varsity member of Science Olympiad and has a huge interest in computer science and game development. When not at school, he enjoys programming, playing vi...

Ethan Standley
Staff Reporter

Ethan Standley

Ethan Standley is a senior serving his first year on the Forest Fire Staff. He has played soccer for the school all four years and has been on varsity for three of them. Outside of school he likes going to the gym and hangi...

Drew Herman
Staff Reporter

Drew Herman

Drew Herman is a senior in his first year of newspaper. He has played soccer all four years. He enjoys to bake, play soccer and hangout with friends.

Caden Valentine
Staff Reporter

Caden Valentine

Caden Valentine is a senior serving his first year on the Forest Fire Staff. He enjoys hanging out with friends, going to the gym and watching the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Jacob Given
Staff Reporter

Jacob Given

Jacob Given a senior serving his first year on the Forest Fire staff. He is a huge band nerd, and he currently is in the jazz band and concert band. He also is a sprinter on the track and field team. He enjoys shooting his bo...

Dane Cannady
Staff Reporter

Dane Cannady

Dane Cannady is a junior serving his first year on the Forest Fire staff. He enjoys playing guitar, riding motorcycles and hanging with friends.

Grace Bilski
Staff Reporter

Grace Bilski

Grace Bilski is a senior serving her first year on the Forest Fire staff. She is a part of the varsity cheerleading team and enjoys spending time with freinds and family.

Will Wrenn
Staff Reporter

Will Wrenn

Will Wrenn is a senior serving his second year on the forest fire staff. He has played varsity tennis since freshman year, is a DECA member and enjoys hanging out with friends.

Ryan Smallwood
Staff Reporter

Ryan Smallwood

Ryan Smallwood is a Junior serving his third year on the Forest Fire Staff. He enjoys going on vacation. His favorite place to travel is the mountains. He also works at Wegmans.

Staff Reporter

Maya Gardiner

Maya Gardiner is a senior serving her third year on the Forest Fire staff. She enjoys traveling, exploring new places, and hanging out with friends.

Laney Newnam
Staff Reporter

Laney Newnam

Laney Newnam is a senior serving her third year on the Forest Fire staff. She enjoys reading and playing soccer. She is committed to Queens University of Charlotte to play soccer next year.

Bryan Beck
Staff Reporter

Bryan Beck

Bryan Beck is a senior in his fourth year on the Forest Fire staff. He likes to hang out with his friends and go on vacation. He is also part of the baseball team.

Staff Reporter

Jennifer Fetsch

Jennifer Fetsch is a senior serving her second year on the Forest Fire staff. She is a 4th degree black belt at the taekwondo school where she works and enjoys watching Netflix and listening to music. She is a member of Inter...

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