2017-2018 Staff

Kate Allen

Kate Allen is a sophomore attending her ninth year at Horizon Honors and is taking on her first year in Journalism. Allen spends a lot of her free time playing basketball, swimming competitively, going to concerts, horseback ri...

Evelyn Streit

Evelyn Streit is 12 years old and a seventh grader at Horizon Honors. This is her eighth year at the school, and it won’t be her last! Streit recently played volleyball as an outside hitter for the school team, and has now st...

Erika Sonnemann-Creed

Erika Sonnemann-Creed is the world's #1 Nine Inch Nails fan. This is an absolute fact. She is also a senior; in the Horizon Sun, she serves as the official Features and Extras editor for the Horizon Sun, having served in this...

Xander Sharpe

Xander Sharpe is a seventh grader in his first year at Horizon Honors and in Journalism, and he is very excited to experience both. In his free time, Sharpe loves to make slime, read books, watch YouTube, play video games, and ...

Savannah Selin

Savannah Selin is 13 years old in seventh grade and is in her third year at Horizon Honors. She joined Journalism for the first time because she wanted to improve her writing skills and have fun at the same time. She likes to ...

Conner McMillan

Conner McMillan is a freshman in highschool who is enjoying his first year of Journalism. McMillan has attended Horizon Honors scene he was in Pre-K, so he’s been here for 11 years. McMillan likes to watch sports and play with h...

Jaidan Leonard

Jaidan Leonard is 12 years old and a seventh grader in her first year at Horizon Honors. Leonard wanted to join Journalism this year because she loves writing and the class sounded fun. She has being playing soccer since she ...

Max Larsen

Max Larsen is the Student Opinion Editor for The Horizon Sun. This is his fourth year in Journalism, and his second year as an editor. Larsen is currently a junior at Horizon Honors, and is excited to be back on campus. Larsen pl...

Courtney Kendall

Courtney Kendall has been at Horizon Honors for eight years. She loves riding her bike, going on hikes, collecting seashells, and playing with her dog, Bailey, who means the world to her. Kendall’s other hobbies include singing, ...

Naya Johnson

Naya Johnson is a junior in her third year at Horizon Honors. This is her first year in Journalism. Johnson tries to participate in as many clubs as she can, and is currently involved in Model United Nations, Protecting Our Environ...

Allyssa Gauer

Allyssa Gauer is currently in seventh grade and has been at Horizon Honors for eight years. She took on the challenge of becoming a columnist in the 2017-2018 Journalism class to become a better writer, and because she enjoys ...

AJ Freithoffer

AJ Freithoffer is a senior at Horizon Honors who is enjoying his fourth year of Journalism as the sports editor. He first took this class because he wants to pursue a career in sports journalism, something he has been intereste...

Emily Christian

Emily Christian is an eighth grader in her first year at Horizon Honors, and is looking forward to writing articles as a columnist testing the waters of Journalism. Christian enjoys binge watching shows (and binge reading, for h...

Brandon Bybee

Brandon Bybee is a seventh grader in his fifth year at Horizon Honors and is hopeful as a columnist in his first year of Journalism. He spends his time playing video games, reading, drawing, and on the internet. Some of his fa...

Matt Butler

Matt Butler is a 17-year-old senior at Horizon Honors. He has attended Horizon since kindergarten and will be graduating at the end of this school year. Butler spends his free time hanging out with friends, watching movies, and w...

Zefren Brandt

Zefren Brandt is a seventh grader in his third year at Horizon Honors. He is excited and ready to take on his first year of Journalism, and otherwise spends his time drawing, hanging out with friends, playing video games, and going ...

Reese Bennett

Reese Bennett is an eighth grader at Horizon Honors, and in her first year writing for the Horizon Sun. She wanted to take Journalism to improve her skills in writing and get around more, and has goals to become a better and mo...

Hannah Browning

Hannah Browning is a senior in her third year as a part of The Horizon Sun. She is excited to be the Editor of Campus Life again after taking a break from the newspaper during junior year. Journalism is her favorite class because...

Taylor Terreri

Taylor Terreri is the Features and Extras editor at The Horizon Sun. She started taking journalism her first year at Horizon Honors as a freshman because she enjoys writing and has always been interesting in the subject. Terreri ...

Addy Bennett

Addy Bennett is a senior in her eleventh year at Horizon Honors and is excited to continue as the Editor-in-Chief in her sixth year of Journalism. Bennett spends her free time embroidering, crocheting, knitting, playing video games, ...

Selina Fluty

Selina Fluty is a senior at Horizon Honors. She has been at Horizon Honors since kindergarten. This is her sixth year in Journalism and her fourth year on the leadership team and her first as Editor-in-Chief. Fluty is excited to help the up...