The Shield

2017-2018 Staff

Meg Kennedy


Meg Kennedy is a sophomore at Mercy High School. She is a member of Varsity Cheer, and she is apart of  the Shield and the Lance. In her free time, she...

Maya Kempf-Harris


Maya Kempf-Harris is a junior at Mercy High School Baltimore. Maya plays four instruments, loves animals, and has an unhealthy obsession with YouTube and...

Kayla-Marie Cumberbatch


Kayla-Marie Cumberbatch is a freshman at Mercy High School and is in Project Lead the Way. She loves science, math, and social studies. Her favorite hobbies...

Julia Shovan


Julia Shovan is a senior. She is the president of Anime Club and Footlighters and the editor of the Lance literary magazine.  She loves theater and visual...

Megan Francis


Megan Francis is a sophomore at Mercy High school. Outside of school, she is a competitive dancer and has been dancing for 12 years. She enjoys reading,...

Heather Shanty


Heather Shanty is a sophomore at Mercy High School. She is a member of Footlighters, the Shield, Women in Medicine, and Social Justice Society. In her...

Kaitlyn LeCompte-Roy


Kaitlyn LeCompte-Roy is a junior at Mercy and plays Varsity Golf and runs Varsity Indoor Track. Kaitlyn is usually found hanging with her friends, listening...

Lauren Wallace


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

Savannah Collins


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

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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