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Geographical Informational System

Dianna Dinh, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018

Filed under Features, Student Features

On April 25th, seven students had an opportunity to experience a trip to Indiana University of Pennsylvania for Geographical Informational System (GSI). The GSI is a system that shows plots on where stores, pipes, and etc. are in. “While we were there, we did hands on experiences with certain programs such as software that professionals use,” said Mr. Bob Saveikis, AP Human Geographic teacher. Junior, Hunter Bodn...

Chick Fil A Leadership Academy

Dianna Dinh, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018

Filed under Student Features

Chick Fil A Servant Leadership is a program where people come together all around the world to interact with each other about what it takes to be a leader and what other successful leaders had to do to come so far in their progress. “We help others and yourself at the same time and help your leadership skills by learning them from other people,” said senior Jessica Miller. Around June in 2017, the Chick Fil A Se...

Sydney Green Graduating Early

Sydney Green Graduating Early

Maddie Stas, Staff Member

May 10, 2018

Filed under Features

Sydney Green is a junior on the path to graduating a complete year early. There are many great things that come out of deciding to graduate high school as a junior instead of a senior. Sydney did not...

Eric McElevenny

Molly Bobik, Staff

May 8, 2018

Filed under Brief News Updates, Features

Eric McElvenny was a Marine Infantry officer in the US Marine Corps. He was deployed three times. Unfortunately, his third and final deployment left his right leg amputated from the knee down after stepping on and IED. Eric is now an avid athlete and motivational speaker. He has competed in seven ironman competitions, including the Ironman World Championship, and several other endurance-type races. Eric also speaks to larg...

James Ragan: Be Aware and Be There

Kasey Lettrich, Editor in Chief

May 8, 2018

Filed under Features, Showcase

James Ragan can be described by many words, an activist, a poet, a screenwriter, an optimist, a dreamer.  Ragan has made many changes in this world and he begins by saying “yes” to anything. Ragan spoke at GLHS on March 22, 2018 and inspired many students and writers to just say “yes”.  He believes whatever has been placed in front of him is an opportunity he must take. This lifestyle has allowed him to bring change...

Sled Hockey Paralympian: Jack Wallace

Molly Bobik, Staff

May 7, 2018

Filed under Features, National News, Photography, Sports

The families of Greater Latrobe are far reaching and made up of many great stories. Melissa Boerio, a physical education teacher at Mountain View Elementary School and sixth grade camp coordinator, is the proud titleholder of one of these amazing tales. Lately, Boerio has had many moments to take pride in, as her second cousin, Jack Wallace, a sled hockey paralympian, has skated to victory. Jack is the son of John W...

States Swimming & Diving

States Swimming & Diving

Molly Bobik, Staff

April 19, 2018

Filed under Brief News Updates, Features, Local News, Photography, School News, Sports, Student Features, Top Stories

Latrobe sent their top swimmer and diver Rylee Jackson (right) and Taylor Miller (left) to Bucknell University for States on Wednesday the 14th and Thursday the 15th of March. Rylee, a three time stat...

Humans of EWCTC.

April 19, 2018

Filed under Student Features

“I am working on a 3D design project, I’m creating and designing my name in photoshop for one of my portfolio projects in my Digital Media Class.”  Third-year senior, Sarah Wisniewski, of Digital Media Technology at Eastern Westmoreland Career and Technology Center....

Humans of EWCTC.

April 19, 2018

Filed under Student Features

Jacob Stillio, a senior of Greater Latrobe, also a student in Graphic Communications at EWCTC, currently working on several projects related to graphic design.  “I’m in Graphic Communications to push myself to become more creative and use my skills to get a career geared towards Design in the future....

Humans of EWCTC

Braelyn Henry, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018

Filed under Student Features

“One day hoping to become a self-employed Graphic Designer and design for others as well.” Brendon Smith, an active student of Graphic Communications at EWCTC, uses design as a way to express himself. ...

Women In Engineering

Women In Engineering

April 19, 2018

In the past, women had the stereotypical role of having to be the stay at home mom and nothing else.  Nowadays, women are out of the house and have entered many typically male dominated fields such as e...

Fitness Apps

Molly Bobik, Staff

April 19, 2018

Filed under Features, Opinions, Photography, Sports

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