the guidon online

2019-2020 Staff

Allison Hillebrand


Allison Hillebrand is a senior at Hays High. She is involved in the newspaper, DECA, orchestra, leadership and National Honor Society. She will be attending Wichita State after graduation to study journalism and communications.

Alicia Feyerherm

Online Editor-in-Chief

Alicia Feyerherm is a junior, and this is her third year in Newspaper. She is very honored and excited to be in the role of Online Editor-in-Chief this year. She is also involved in Tribe Broadcasting, Scholar’s Bowl, Red Cross...

Allison Brooks

Multimedia Editor

Allison Brooks is a junior, and this is her third year in newspaper. Outside of this class, she is involved in Tribe Broadcasting, tennis, Scholars Bowl and DECA.

Caitlin Leiker

Copy Editor

Caitlin Leiker is a junior, and this is her second year in newspaper. She is involved in Chamber Singers, Musical, Spring Play, swimming, Leadership Team and Jazz Band. Outside of school, she enjoys singing at her church, teaching...

Alexis Pfannenstiel

Infographic Artist

alexis pfannenstiel is a graphic artist for the hays high guidon who completely despises capital letters (that's why they don't let her write). she loves art, believes we should all recycle and has an obsession with rings. if al...

Paige Polifka-Denson

Staff Reporter/Infographics

Paige Polifka-Denson is a senior this year. Her goals include laughing so much that she has an eight-pack and befriending anyone that makes her smile (even a little bit). During her free time, she can be found thrifting clothes...

Michaela Austin

Staff Reporter

Michaela Austin is a senior, and this is her first year in newspaper. She is also involved in Band, Chamber Orchestra, StuCo and Leadership Team. In her spare time, she enjoys playing a variety of musical instruments, going on...

McKena McBride

Staff Reporter

McKena McBride is a junior, and this is her second year in Newspaper. She is involved in tennis, track, StuCo, Red Cross Club, Future Medical Professionals Club and Girl Scouts. McKena also works at Taco Shop and enjoys volunteering....

Brenna Schwien

Staff Reporter

Brenna Schwien is a sophomore, and it is her first year in newspaper. She is involved in softball and enjoys reading and writing. She also enjoys hanging out with friends, going to football, basketball and baseball games, playing...

Nikka Vuong

Staff Reporter

This is Nikka Vuong. She is a sophomore. Deadlines give her a headache.

Eythun Wyatt

Staff Reporter

Eythun Wyatt is a junior, and this is his first year in newspaper. Outside of school, he likes to play video games and sleep.

Meg Taggart

Staff Reporter

Maysyn Tippy

Staff Reporter

Maysyn Tippy is a freshman and first-year reporter for The Guidon. Maysyn enjoys the discovery involved in the journalism process. Outside of class, Maysyn stays active with her close circle of friends and large extended family....

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