Flushing's High School's Independent Voice

The Blazer

2016-2017 Staff

Tori Young

Features Editor

Tori Young is seventeen years old and a senior at Flushing High school. This is her third year writing for Blazer. She has been the Features editor for three consecutive years. She enjoys the Blazer class because the people in the...

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JT Wheatley


  Jack is Flushing High School's fiery Junior science nerd. Being passionate about current events, Jack’s articles mostly pertain to political and scientific topics. In school, he is the Junior Class President as well as the ...

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Tyler Towns


17 year old Junior Tyler Towns is a student and staff member of Blazer here at FHS. He has attended Flushing schools since he was in the 4th grade, but has lived here his whole life. A few things Tyler enjoys doing on his free ...

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Janae Jones


Janae Jones is a sophomore at Flushing High School. This is her first year in Blazer, and she has lived in Flushing for four years. She loves Mexican food, specifically Chipotle, and in her free time, she enjoys reading and dance. S...

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Jaya Hickey


Jaya Hickey is 17 years old and a senior at Flushing High School. This is her first year in Blazer. She joined the publication because she likes writing and free food. She enjoys drawing, reading, and theorizing conspiracies. ...

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Rachael Hynds


Rachael Hynds isn’t your average 16 year old teenage girl. She has purple hair, is a vegetarian, and has cold hands all the time. She is a 2nd year writer for Blazer and contributes writing to A&E and Pegasus, as well as d...

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Chloe Peter

Copy Editor

Chloe Peter is not new to Blazer; she served as Opinions Editor of Volume 64 and Editor-in-Chief of Volume 65. But with her term up as Editor-in-Chief, Chloe is turning to copy editing this year, in charge of final edits, writi...

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Emma Hawkins


Emma Hawkins is a Junior at Flushing High School. This is her first year being a part of The Blazer. She has lived in Flushing her whole life, and has two sisters, along with two cats. In her free time, she enjoys playing soc...

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Sarah Covert


Senior Sarah Covert joined the Blazer staff this year looking to pursue new interests. It just so happens that writing runs in her family. She writes for Features, A&E, and Pegasus. She is seeking photography for Blazer as well....

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Kayla Aboukarroum


Kayla Aboukarroum is an outgoing senior at FHS. This is her second  year in Blazer. Kayla is involved with multiple clubs throughout the school. She is also highly involved with the Lapeer County 4-H program. She believes diver...

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Emma Burgess


Emma Burgess is a senior at FHS and this is her first year with The Blazer. Emma loves going on walks in the woods with her family while taking pictures of wildlife. She wants to major in photography in college at Siena Heights Uni...

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Emily Peterson

A&E Editor

Emily Peterson is 17 years young and a senior at Flushing High School. This is her third year being part of The Blazer. Emily is the Arts and Entertainment editor. She also illustrates and writes album reviews for both the webs...

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Evan Chhabra


Evan Chhabra, participating on his final year in Flushing High School, is in his first year as part of the Blazer Staff. Being new to the team, he is very excited and interested to be cooperating with such a lovely group. Evan ...

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Jacob Taylor

Opinions/Blazefeed Editor

Jacob Taylor is a senior at Flushing High School. He enjoys hiking, biking, and walking through nature parks. He also enjoys traveling, listening to music and swimming. He is an avid actor in his school's drama department and t...

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Andrew Roth

Production Manager

Now serving as The Blazer's Production Manager, Andrew Roth is in his third year as a part of the team. In his position, he is responsible for organizing interviews, securing event press credentials, facilitating content between ...

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David McGregor


Mr. McGregor’s Blazer story starts as a 1996-2000 student of Flushing High School. During his tenure at FHS, Mr. McGregor felt the Blazer staff were the “rockstars of the school,” and was thrilled at his opportunity to be...

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