The Launchpad

2021-2022 Staff

Grace Plecinoga
Staff Writer

Grace Plecinoga

Alexandria Zimmerman
Staff Writer

Alexandria Zimmerman

Alexandria Zimmerman is 16 yr old junior who has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and is using her time at Pinkerton to explore her passion in writing and enjoys writing stories for The Launchpad. She is also a co-editor of the T...

Megan Webb
Staff Writer

Megan Webb

Megan Webb, age 16, is a girl who has interest in writing, psychology, art, and animals. She works at Wrap City Sandwich Co in Londonderry, and in September 2021, she began a class about journalism. Webb is looking forward to poss...

Brooke Skafas
Staff Writer

Brooke Skafas

Brooke Skafas is a bright student in the class of 2022. She enjoys writing and photography, and her favorite sport is hockey. She is hoping to expand her knowledge in child education in college next fall! At this moment Skafa...

Natalie Paradzick
Staff Writer

Natalie Paradzick

Natalie Paradzick is a 15 year old student athlete. Along with her academics, she plays for the varsity field hockey team, and plays lacrosse as her second sport. Paradzick lives in Derry and Hooksett, NH. ...

Kaylee McMillan
Staff Writer

Kaylee McMillan

Kaylee McMillan is an enthusiastic 17 year-old high school senior. She has always had a passion for telling stories and is excited to pursue her dream learning about journalism and working for The Launchpad. In her free time, McMillan loves...

Kaylee LaCarbonara
Staff Writer

Kaylee LaCarbonara

Kaylee LaCarbonara is a nice and sweet senior in the class of 2022. She enjoys being outside, writing in her journal, and listening to music. She really loves going on drives especially in the beautiful fall weather with all the color...

Sarah Iller
Staff Writer

Sarah Iller

Sarah Iller is a motivated and determined senior. She doesn’t have much experience with journalism, but is extremely interested in learning new skills and information about it. Iller has always been passionate about writing s...

Andrew Higgins
Staff Writer

Andrew Higgins

Andrew Higgins is a 15-year old sophomore student, studying the German language and pursuing a career in education and writing. He lives in Derry, New Hampshire, and works hard to write about things he is passionate about, such as...

Madison Harressey
Staff Writer

Madison Harressey

Madison Harressey is a sophomore. She is involved in the journalism/yearbook class along with the Mock Trial club. Harressey is passionate about journalism and giving people a voice to share their story. ...

Aleah Estey
Staff Writer

Aleah Estey

Aleah Estey is a 17 year old senior at Pinkerton Academy. She is passionate about photography and turning those pictures into something more. She prefers taking photos of the outside world and nature, along with abstract things. She...

Camille Broadhurst
Staff Writer

Camille Broadhurst

Camille Broadhurst, a 16 year old sophomore, is a writer and journalist and is also involved in the Spanish Club along with The Launchpad online newspaper. Her life long goal is to publish some of her own creative writing novels as well as t...

Laurabeth Bestwick
Staff Writer

Laurabeth Bestwick

Laurabeth Bestwick is a member of the class of 2024. She is a student in Introduction to Journalism and enjoys reading, drawing, and playing the piano in her free time. English is her favorite subject in school as she has a passion ...

Cailyn Kouhoupt
Chief Editor

Cailyn Kouhoupt

Cailyn Kouhoupt, chief editor of the Launchpad, is a senior at Pinkerton Academy. Kouhoupt is 17 years old and she is very passionate about writing, music, and human rights issues. She is currently in Advanced Journalism, in hope...

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