The Surveyor

2015-2016 Staff

Ben Janssen

My name is Ben Janssen. I’m a percussionist in the marching band. I wrestle, play baseball and play soccer. I love my dog more than I love my cat, but neither come close to matching my love for food. ...

Becca Turnis

Hi, I'm Becca Turnis. I'm a sophomore and a staff writer. I like to play the drums and other percussive instruments, blog on tumblr, watch netflix, and bowl. I work at a camp during the summer, and I serve in the nursery at my c...

Alexis Soukup

I'm involved in Mock Trial, Wind Symphony, Mo Band, and Marching Band. I work at Hy-Vee and volunteer at the Cedar Valley Humane Society. I am a Netflix binge watcher and I love cats. I eat too much chocolate and drink too much...

Grace Kline

Name:  Grace Ellen Kline Position: Staff Writer Grade: 12th This is my first year on the Surveyor staff.  My hobbies are jewelry-making, reading, and shopping.  My favorite author is John Scalzi - he writes humorous...

Billy Lemos

- Main web editor - Joined Surveyor Staff in 2015 - Responsible for music reviews and culture

Emma Nassif

Name: Emma Nassif  Staff writer Grade: 12 This is my first year on surveyor staff. I love to write, play the violin, watch Netflix and listen to podcasts in my free time. Crazy is my middle name.

Betsy Smith

Name: Betsy Smith Grade: 11th Position: Web Editor In addition to working on the Surveyor staff, I'm head of costumes for the Wash drama department.

Brandon Cullen

Name: Brandon Cullen Grade: 11th Position: Sports editor and staff photographer I like to watch movies and eat popcorn, I dislike having to wake up at 6:00 in the morning. I bowl and I play baseball. I plan on going into law...

Molly Hunter

I'm left-handed, I take long, daily walks with my dog, and I LOVE food. In my free time I like to watch movies and read books, but my passion is writing. I enjoy writing fictional stories and prose, and I plan on attendin...

Anna Rizer

  Name: Anna Elizabeth Rizer   Position: Opinions Editor   Grade: 12th   I've been involved with Surveyor ever since I was a freshman and it's improved my abilities as a writer. My favorite...

Emily LaGrange

Emily LaGrange Grade: 11 Position on Staff: News Editor    

Kyle Phillips

Kyle Phillips is the adviser of The Surveyor, CRWashSurveyor.com, and The Monument yearbook. He also teachers intro to media and LA 9 at Washington High School. Phillips enjoys photography, Netflix, and his dog, Ella. "The D...

Matthew Andersland

Grade: 11 Position: Staff Writer Third year on staff I play soccer and golf Future Plans: I plan to graduate high school and go to college. I like music.  

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