The Hilltopper

2019-2020 Staff

Lexie Crawford

Editor in Chief

Lexie is a junior this year and is ecstatic to be serving as the Hilltopper’s Editor-in-Chief! Lexie has been writing journalistically since fourth grade when she joined the Journalism Club at Johnson Elementary. After disco...

Maggie Schroeder

Yearbook Head Editor

Maggie is a junior and has been on the Hilltopper staff for 3 years now, writing stories, editing features, and taking photos. This year she holds the position of yearbook editor, attempting (somewhat unsuccessfully!) to follow...

Tessa Killen

Head Graphic Design Editor

Tessa Killen is a junior at Highlands High School and this is her second year in the Journalism department. She began writing in the 7th grade when introduced to the art of playwriting and directing. She took off with writing sever...

Sam Hauck


My name is Samuel I’m 15 and I’m a christian, I love to play guitar for church with my best friend/cousin and I play bass at home as well. I have a sister and two cats who I guess act as my audience even if they don’t want...

Megan Benzing


Megan Benzing is a Junior here at Highlands Highschool. This is her first year taking Journalism and is thrilled about the adventures to come. Megan has always had the desire to become a journalist in the future. When Megan...

Libby Spiess


Libby Spiess is a Sophomore here at Highlands High School and has been in the district since the end of kindergarten when she moved from Milford, OH where she went to Mulberry Elementary School for half a year in kindergarten....


Advice Columnist

This is Teeka’s first year on the HHS Journalism staff and is very excited to be the next advice columnist. Her main goal is to advise her fellow peers with any troubles they may have, whether it be friendship drama, stress,...

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