The Talon

2019-2020 Staff

Kari Eickholdt


This is my second year in Talon. For my junior year, I was Photo & Design Editor. This year, my senior year, I’m Editor-In-Chief. Apart from the Talon, I’m secretary for National English Honors Society and I’m a memb...

Mariam Hanna

Features Editor

Hi, I’m Mariam! I’ve been on the Talon since second semester my freshman year, so this is my third year here. This year, I’m the features editor. Honestly, I’m not that interesting, but here are some “fun facts” a...

Alyssa Hart

Opinions Editor

This is currently my second year in Talon, and I am the Opinions Editor. At Rochester I am involved in Key Club, NHS, Link Crew, and the ambassador program. I also play softball for Rochester. Outside of school I can often be f...

M. Conner Arsenault

Web, Photo and Design Editor

I have been in the Talon for 2 years. I am the Photo & Design Editor, as well as the Talons' Website Editor. I am taking Visual Imaging at OTC as well as playing on Rochester's Varsity Soccer. In my free time nowadays, I am...

Roshni Veeramachaneni

Staff Writer

Roshni Veeramachaneni joined the Talon her senior year. She is a staff writer and beat writer for the music department. When she is not writing for the newspaper or editing for the online magazine Polyphony Lit, she is stressing...

Preston Schroyer

Staff Writer

I am a Sophomore and this is my second year on the talon. I like to play football and baseball. I play baseball outside of school and I play football on the JV team at the school.

Kellen Burke

Staff Writer

Kellen is a Senior staff writer in his first year on the Talon. He is on Varsity football and runs track, and enjoys watching Netflix.

Kayla Mow

Staff Writer

Kayla Mow is super excited to be in the Talon for the first time this year! Kayla is a staff writer for the newspaper. Kayla plays for Rochester volleyball along with travel volleyball. She also enjoys boating, tubing, skiing,...

Megan Splan

Staff Writer

Megan is a Sophomore at Rochester High School. She is apart of the the Rochester Girls Golf Team and is actively apart of the Michigan Ballet Theater.

Summer Rawashdeh

Staff Writer

  This is my 3rd year of being on Talon I first joined my sophomore year. I am a staff writer and I enjoy hanging with friends outside of school.

Holly McDonald

Staff Writer

I am Holly McDonald and I am a sophomore at RHS. This is my second year in the Talon and I am a staff writer. I am on the varsity cheer team here at Rochester. I love cheer, and I spend almost all of my free time doing some chee...

Zoe Sawdon

Feature Editor

Zoe is so happy to finish high school with her third year on the Talon! She currently serves as the Feature Editor. Zoe is involved in several NHS's, leads a student prayer group called RHS Reach, and is captain of the varsity...

Claire Benson

Lifestyles Editor

Claire is so happy to be back on The Talon as a senior at RHS! She is the Lifestyles editor. This is her second year on the paper. She is also involved in link crew, debate club, SNHS, NHS, and soccer. Outside of school, she ...

Collin Kilpatrick

Sports Editor

This is my second year in the talon, I enjoy playing Lacrosse, and running Cross Country, and do both for Rochester High School. In my free time I enjoy watching TV and my favorite show is "The Office".

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