The Surveyor

2018-2019 Staff

Benjamin Janssen

Editor in Chief

I’m Ben Janssen a senior and the editor in chief. I do band, jazz band, marching band and just try not to get concussed anymore.

Miguel Jacobo

Web Master

I’m Miguel, a 2nd year Surveyor Reporter and Web Master. I'm a technician for the school plays and musicals, a soccer player, and I participate in our school's Speech Team. 

Abby Throndson

News Editor

Hey, I'm Abby Throndson. I'm a sophomore and the News Editor. This is my second year of being on the Surveyor, first year being News Editor. I'm also involved in the Warrior Womens Swim Team, drama, speech, and show choir. If...

Isaac Gomez

Sports Editor

I am a junior and the Sports Editor for the Wash Surveyor, this is my second full year in the surveyor and first as an editor. I have a high interest in journalism and I am looking into majoring in journalism when I go to college....

Sophie Lindwall

Profiles Editor

Hey friends! I'm Sophie and I'm profiles editor. I'm a sophomore and this is my 2nd year on Surveyor woot woot!! I enjoy eating cold quesadillas!

Jaydin McMickle

Co Opinions Editor

Hi Y'all, I'm Jaydin! I am a Senior and it's my first year in Surveyor!! In my free time I do shows at TCR and that's it. I like dogs, sushi, and music. :)

Matthew Gearhart

Opinions Editor

Hello everyone, my name is Matthew Gearhart, this is my beginning year at Wash's Surveyor, I am an Opinions Editor and a Sophomore. I debate and run xc. I'm interested in politics, government, literature and history. I'm very...

Gabriel Greco

Chief Photographer

Sup. I am Gabriel Greco I am a senior and chief photographer. I’m on cross country and involved with the drama department. I enjoy taking photos and making fun videos with my friends.

Bryan Ennis

Business Manager

My name is Bryan Ennis and I'm going to be a senior at Wash this year. I will be the business manager in the Surveyor. I'm on the Washington varsity cross country team, captain and founder of the Washington table tennis team,...

Lindsay Gordon

Staff Reporter

I'm Lindsay and I'm a junior Staff Reporter. I have a beautiful cat, Naala Bologna, I love tacos, and my favorite rapper is YNW Melly.

Jared Barger

Staff Reporter

Hello everyone! I am Jared Barger and I am the newest member of the Surveyor. I am a freshman and joined the staff at the start of the second semester. I look forward to learning how to be a good reporter for our school....

Destiny Adams-Matthews

Staff Reporter

My name is Destiny Adams-Matthews. I’m a sophomore and a staff reporter. This is my first time being in newspaper and I want o be a writer later in life

Grace McKinstry

Staff Reporter

Hello! I'm Grace and this is my first year as a staff reporter for The Surveyor. I am a sophomore and spend a lot of time petting my three cats. Other than that, I play basketball and am also on Wash's varsity golf team.

Paris McNutt

Staff Reporter

Hey, I'm Paris McNutt and I'm a sophomore. This is my first year in the Surveyor. While I'm not busy writing, I cheer, perform in speech, and help out in Student Senate.

Jessie Koozer

Staff Reporter

Hi! I'm Jessie, I'm a sophomore and a staff reporter, and this is my first year on The Surveyor. I'm in Take Charge, Interact, Speech, and show choir. In my free time I enjoy binge watching Law and Order SVU.

Jaxon Brems

Staff Reporter

I am a staff reporter.

Hope Faley

Staff reporter

I'm Hope this is my first year on the Surveyor team, I am a sophomore and new to Washington, and I am obsessed with cats, I have four, and rescued two of them when they were two weeks old.

Kyle Phillips


I'm Kyle Phillips, CJE. This is my ninth year advising the Surveyor. I enjoy spending time with my wife and dog. I currently serve as the president of the Iowa High School Press Association.

Kaden Fields

Multimedia Editor

Hi, my name is Kaden Fields and I'm a Sophomore at Washington High School. My position on surveyor is staff reporter. Aside from Surveyor I run Cross country and are involved with other activities at Wash. My passions are music,...

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