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The Shield

2016-2017 Staff

Holly Bergman


Holly is a senior at Mercy High School, and she loves to read and write. This is her second year writing for The Shield, and she is very excited about be...

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Grace Rappazzo


Grace Rappazzo is a senior at Mercy High School. She has been a part of Writing Workshop all four years and has done three years of track and cross country....

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Mikerria Melvin


A peeps crazy anime lover is what she is. She hopes that she can stay with The Shield for as long as she is here and be able to entertain our public. ...

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Alexandra Lichtner


Alexandra Lichtner is a senior at Mercy High School. She is president of the Ensemble Players, Editor in Chief of the Shield, and a member of Writing Workshop. She runs indoor track and cross country, and plays so...

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Kaitlyn LeCompte-Roy


Kaitlyn LeCompte-Roy is a freshman at Mercy and plays JV volleyball. Kaitlyn is usually found hanging with her friends, listening to music, watching a...

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Lauren Wallace


Lauren Wallace is a freshman at Mercy High School. Her favorite hobbies include drawing, reading, painting, photography and writing. She is a member of...

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Savannah Collins


Savannah Collins is a sophomore at Mercy High School. When Savannah isn't daydreaming about her future, she can be found listening to music or reading....

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Eleni Kataxenos


Eleni Kataxenos, a current sophmore at Mercy High School, was born in Rhodes, Greece and moved here when she was just five years old. She is the third...

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Caring Clementine

Advice Column

Caring Clementine is a first time writer for The Shield. When Clem is not giving advice or helping others out, she likes going out to small diners w...

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Ms. Kitty Yanson


In her second year as moderator of The Shield, Ms. Kitty Yanson ‘66 was once the newspaper’s editor-in-chief when she was a student here back in the 60s. “...

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Katie Wescott


Katie Wescott is a current junior at Mercy High School, she is a member of the Mercy Madrigals and she is very passionate about music. When Katie is not...

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