2014-2015 Staff

Sam Jueckstock

Sam Jueckstock is a senior at Edwardsville High School. She is the Views Editor for The Claw and Co-editor-in-chief of The Tiger yearbook. She considers the journalism room as her “second home,” and wishes the room could upgrade...

Ryan Zhong

Ryan Zhong is a junior at EHS and staff writer for “The Claw.”  In school, he is very passionate about his work in school.  He likes to play the guitar. His favorite type of genre is alternative rock and pop, and he wants...

Caitlin Rutz

Caitlin Rutz is a senior at Edwardsville High School and is ready to make the best of this year. While most of her time is spent speaking in German just for the fun of it, the rest of her time is spent reading and writing in Journalism....

Emily Ash

Emily Ash is a senior at Edwardsville High School. Although she has only lived in “the ville” for two years, she feels she has adjusted well to “small-town living.” Emily grew up in Chicago, and hopes to return to a big...

Maggie Mackin

Maggie Mackin is a senior at EHS. She’s generally quiet unless she has something to say. She likes dogs, in particular the bigger breeds. Paramore and Fall Out Boy are her favorite bands, but she likes a ton more. The St. Louis...

Zain Pyarali

Zain Pyarali is a senior at EHS and the Sports Editor for “The Claw.”  Zain is a member of the Cross Country and Track & Field teams for EHS as well as Model UN and the J2 Bros.  Zain enjoys spending time with his friends...

Shawn Semmler

Shawn Semmler is a writer for the Claw. He also has a strong focus on photography. In fact he based his whole college essay on his love of photography. The dude enjoys grill nights with the bros, and is becoming a more committed...

Peter Byers

Peter Byers is a senior at EHS and a contributing writer to “The Claw”. In school, his favorite subjects are social science and journalism. Peter is also a member of the EHS swim team and the local EDWY Breakers club swim...

Erin Linden-Swafford

Erin Linden-Swafford is a high-achieving, hard-working graduating junior at EHS. She has participated in live theatre in the past and loves to act, but her true passion is photography and writing, which she plans on pursuing in...

Eden Coppersmith

Eden Coppersmith is a junior at Edwardsville High School. Her favorite subject is, of course, journalism. She likes to watch movies with her family, go to concerts and play sand volleyball on the weekends with her friends. Eden...

Drew Bradley

Drew Bradley is a senior at Edwardsville High School, where he is a main contributor to The Claw newsmagazine. Drew’s hobbies include watching every kind of sport and talking to his friends about them. He loves the Green Bay...

Devin Kane

Devin is a junior at EHS. This is her first year as part of “The Claw” staff. However, she is entering her third year as a photographer for “The Tiger” yearbook. Devin is also a member of the EHS softball team where she...

Cristina Rivera-Bosques

Cristina Rivera-Bosques is a senior at Edwardsville High School and is the Co Editor-in-Chief for the Tiger Times and The Claw.  She enjoys shopping, reading intriguing articles, and listening to Beyoncé.  Her favorite class...

Bailey Zimmer

Bailey Zimmer is a senior at Edwardsville High School. He enjoys writing sports pieces for the Tiger Times and The Claw. When Bailey is not in school, he is most likely watching baseball, hanging out with his friends, or watching...

Ashlynne Kaliher

Ashlynne Kaliher is a senior at EHS. She enjoys adventuring with her friends on the weekends and reading books every once in a while. Her favorite subject in school is Journalism, of course. Writing and fashion are Ashlynne’s...

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