The Tower

2023-2024 Staff

Emily Clark
Editor-in-Chief

Emily Clark

Emily Clark, a senior at John Adams High School, is thrilled to be returning to The Tower as this year’s official Editor-in-Chief. Emily aims to be a strong leader and help reform The Tower this year to shift its focus through exp...

Adelyn Rabbitt
Co-Editor-in-Chief

Adelyn Rabbitt

Adelyn Rabbitt, known as Addie by most, is a senior at John Adams High School and Co-Editor of The Tower. This is her second and final year writing for The Tower, and she is very excited about what this year will hold. She valu...

Sofia Nevala 
Sports Editor

Sofia Nevala 

Sofia Nevala is a Senior at John Adams High School and is very excited to be back contributing to The Tower this year as the Sports Editor. Sofia is looking forward to casting a bigger spotlight on local sports, including those a...

Isabella Prathaftakis
Reporter

Isabella Prathaftakis

Although it may seem that Bella is a quiet person, Bella is often known to be quite social. She enjoys meeting new people both inside and outside of school.  Bella enjoys engaging in school functions such as art fairs to a...

Zoie Verstraete
Reporter

Zoie Verstraete

Zoie Verstraete is a talkative and bubbly senior at John Adams High School, who is really excited to join The Tower because they have been writing ever since she could remember. She is looking forward to spreading her positiv...

Rosa Morel
Reporter

Rosa Morel

Rosa Morel (she/her) is a busy and passionate junior at John Adams. This is her first year writing for The Tower and she is thrilled to have the opportunity to contribute to the paper. She is especially looking forward to experie...

Alexa Steffen
Reporter

Alexa Steffen

Alexa Steffen, a junior at John Adams, is very excited for her first year being a reporter for The Tower. She joined the newspaper because she loves to write. Alexa is excited about the opportunity to write about the things th...

Audrianna Miracle
Reporter

Audrianna Miracle

Audrianna Miracle is a sophomore at Adams, who is excited to start working with The Tower this year. She is passionate about writing and hopes to one day be a sports analyst or a brain surgeon if playing sports doesn’t work out. Audr...

Roman Peter
Reporter

Roman Peter

Roman Peter (he/him) is a junior at John Adams High School with a passion for too many things to keep count of. History, Queer liberation, literary analysis, and science are all things he wants to focus on in his upcoming yea...

Fernando Nagy
Reporter

Fernando Nagy

Fernando Nagy, an exchange student from Germany, joined The Tower at John Adams High school as a senior in the class of 2024. This is his first year in an American high school. He moved to America because he has huge plans for ...

Ari Subia
Reporter

Ari Subia

Ari Subia (he/they), is a sophomore sports photographer with a strong goal to gain a position on the media team for a professional sports organization. Ari is entering his first year as a writer and collaborator for The Tower,...

Ava Wilson
Reporter

Ava Wilson

Ava Wilson is a senior at John Adams and is very excited to begin working as a reporter for The Tower. After high school, she plans to attend college for a career in the medical field, despite her dislike towards the idea of ...

Nya Brown
Reporter

Nya Brown

Introducing Leniya Brown, better known as Nya, a dynamic junior in high school who is making her mark in multiple realms. Nya joined to express her creativity through her love of writing. As a competitive bowler, Nya showcases...

Elijah Henry
Reporter

Elijah Henry

Elijah Henry, better known as Eli, is a senior at John Adams High School, and is excited to return to writing for The Tower for a second year. He hopes to provide interesting stories and expand the horizons of The Tower. Outside of th...

Isaac Shrader
Reporter

Isaac Shrader

Isaac Shrader, a senior at Adams, is in his second year as a sports reporter for the Tower and is ready to get back in on the action. Since a young age, Isaac has always had a passion for creating stories. He initially joined Th...

Ari Shemesh
Reporter

Ari Shemesh

Ari Shemesh, a senior at Adams, is excited to be back for  his second year as a member of The Tower, and is eager to finally get back on the reporting grind. This year, Ari is hoping to spend more quality time with his frien...

Jacob Gosz
Reporter

Jacob Gosz

Jacob Gosz is a Senior at John Adams High School. He is from South Bend and excited to start his second year working as a reporter for The Tower. Jacob, or Jake, values journalism’s ability to let people’s stories be heard...

Cole Cleveland
Reporter

Cole Cleveland

Cole Cleveland is a focused and hardworking senior at John Adams and is thrilled to return for his second year writing for The Tower. He is a very passionate writer and plans to focus on sports and music. For his future, Cole...

Abena Antwi
Reporter

Abena Antwi

Abena Antwi, a junior here at Adams, is thrilled to be back writing for The Tower as a reporter for her second year in a row. Abena is an officer of African Student Association (ASA), John Adams Volunteer Association (JAVA), Sp...

Lucy OBrien
Co-Creative Director

Lucy O’Brien

Joining The Tower this year as Co-Creative Director is Lucy O'Brien, a senior at John Adams High School. Lucy aspires to pen reviews and recommendations of all things art- be it music, cinema, literature, or live performances....

David Nagy
Creative Director

David Nagy

David Nagy is a senior in his second year creating media for The Tower. David is the fourth of his siblings to attend John Adams High School, establishing his own identity and adding new dimensions to the Nagy legacy at the schoo...

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