Following in her sister’s footsteps who served as an Editor-in-Chief, Hayly joins the HUB (www.hhsthehub.com) staff this year as both an adept photographer and junior staff writer. Her goal is to improve on both her writing and photography skills through this venue. She also has many exciting ideas for expanding fund raising for publications.
Hayly is taking AP English Language this year, and is also a member of the Ecology Club and the HHS marching band. She enjoys traveling and spending time with her friends and family.
After high school, Hayly plans on becoming a nurse while minoring in photography at Westminster College.
Junior Irvin Nasseri joins the HUB (www.hhsthehub.com) staff for the first time this year with an interest in political writing. He hopes that his articles will invoke thoughtful interest and discussion.
Irvin strives for both academic and athletic success. He takes honor classes at the high school while playing varsity sports, primarily soccer and basketball. He is one of the captains of the varsity soccer squad and is very proud of that accomplishment.
Irvin invites readers and fellow students to approach him in the instance that they may wish to know more about him and his personal interests.
This is Tyler’s second year as a staff writer for the HUB (www.hhsthehub.com). He hopes to improve on the writing quality of the articles he submitted last year, and is looking forward to covering topics of importance and interest. He sees the HUB as a means to broaden his horizons and practice the useful skill of objective writing.
Although pursuing a strong academic schedule, Tyler is involved in many extracurriculars, some of which include: serving as President of Student Council and as a member of National Honor and Arts Honor Societies, and serving on both French and Ecology Clubs. In addition, he has a part-time job at Burger King.
Tyler hopes to pursue a degree in philosophy, although he hasn’t determined at this point where he will be attending college. He is, however, passionate about his chosen field of study.
Junior Dillon Marx joins the HUB (www.hhsthehub.com) staff for the first time this year. Writing has always captivated him, and when given the option to become a part of the HUB staff, he decided that it would be a perfect way to broaden his mind and give back to his school.
Dillon is an honor student, yet still manages to make time to participate in varsity soccer and track. He is also active in several school organizations, some of which include: Student Council, FBLA, Spanish Club, Junior Class Representative, and English Festival. Dillon engages in community service as well by working at the Second Harvest Food Bank, shadowing various doctors at local hospitals, and working as an elected coordinator of the Mahoning Valley Youth Leadership Class of 2012.
Although he loves to write, Dillon plans to major in Biology/Pre-Med at Miami of Ohio, with the hopes of one day becoming a cardiac surgeon.
Joining the staff for the first time this year, senior Tyler Korenyi-Both has always been interested in politics and sports, and wished to share his knowledge and opinions with his classmates through the HUB (www.hhsthehub.com). Though he enjoys sharing opinions through his English classes, he would rather be studying the past in a history classroom or learning about physics.
Tyler is president of the National Honor Society, a captain of the football team, a senior class officer, and is also active in various other clubs. In his spare time, he enjoys playing with his dog Jag, while keeping physically fit through football.
At this point, Tyler is unsure of his future plans, but through college visits and research, he hopes to explore all options.
Senior Billy Heath joined the HUB (www.hhsthehub.com) staff this year because he enjoys sports and loves writing about and sharing his views on the topic of sports. He is most interested in basketball and football, but recognizes that all sports need attention in any type of paper.
Billy’s favorite classes in school are English and History, but primarily English. He is presently taking Honors and AP classes. Billy plans on attending Kent State University next fall, majoring in Business Marketing or Journalism. He has been active in clubs and sports throughout his high school career.
In his free time, Billy likes to watch the Cavs, Browns, Indians and Buckeyes, and he is definitely a loyal Ohio fan. You might also find him playing basketball at Jones Park, reading or working at McDonald’s.
Mark joins the HUB (www.hhsthehub.com) staff this year as a junior. At first unwilling to join the newspaper staff, Mark changed his mind and decided to apply based on the recommendation of former staffer Connor Spiech. Mark has some previous journalistic experience as a writer for the Stampede Daily, a daily newsletter for a Boy Scout summer camp called Camp Stigwandish. Thus, he is looking forward to writing for the HUB as well.
Mark enjoys studying History in school, particularly the WWII era. He is a member of HHS’s Academic Team, specializing in Geography, Music/Art and Math. He competes with this group against other high school teams. Mark is also an active Boy and Eagle Scout as well as a member in the Order of the Arrow. Additionally, Mark plays the saxophone in Hubbard’s marching band.
In his free time, Mark enjoys listening to heavy metal music, reading Stephen King novels, napping, and playing his Xbox 360.
Senior Dominique Cupp joins this year’s HUB (www.hhsthehub.com) staff as Fiction and Art Editor as well as a staff writer. She gained interest in journalism after attending Press Day in the fall and spring at Youngstown State University. She has always enjoyed writing, and hopes that the HUB will encourage her to move forward in this area.
Dominique is enrolled in the following College-in-High School courses: Chemistry, Calculus, French and AP English Literature. By taking these courses, she hopes to earn college credits which will move her through a four-year program more quickly. She plans on majoring in Early Childhood Education with a minor in telecommunications and journalism. She is also a member of FTA, SADD, and serves as treasurer of National Honor Society.
When Dominique isn’t waiting on customers at the Emerald Diner in Hubbard, she enjoys spending time with her best friends, family and boyfriend. She also enjoys reading as well as filming and editing for the Video Club at HHS.
Julia Clemente is a senior at HHS, and this is her first year as a member of the HUB (www.hhsthehub.com) staff. She loves photographyand is excited about taking pictures of school activities and sporting events.
Julia’s favorite subject is Math. This year, she is taking two college-in-high school courses in order to get a jump on her required college hours. These courses are Calculus and French IV. Julia is also active in the French and Ecology Clubs, FBLA, and National Honor Society. She plans on attending Thiel College to play softball and major in Secondary Education, specializing in math.
Julia loves listening to country music, playing sports, deer hunting and spending time outdoors.
Danielle Bucci is new to the HUB (www.hhsthehub.com) staff this year and will serve as a junior staff writer. She joined because she likes to write–whenever she can find an engaging topic. She attended a Fine Arts Camp for three years where she took a Creative Writing course for two of the five days each year.
Danielle is currently taking AP English, Government, and Biology classes, although she’d rather have her schedule filled with Math classes only. At HHS, she has been in the Drama, Rotary Interact, and Mock Trial clubs, and is also a member of Student Council. She was sent to Youth Leadership Mahoning Valley and the Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Seminar for Ohio North. Danielle is also a varsity cheerleader and acts as an assistant coach for the other cheerleaders.
Danielle would like to attend either Notre Dame or The Ohio State University after she graduates, and she plans to pursue a pre-med course of study with the ultimate goal of becoming a pediatrician.
Alexandra is a junior staff writer for the HUB www.hhsthehub.com and is new to the group this year. She enjoys writing, particularly creative writing, because she feels that it is a good avenue for expression. However, she also works well in traditional journalistic modes.
Alexandra is involved in the French and Ecology Clubs, SADD, and HHS band. Her favorite subject is Math. When she graduates, she would like to attend college at Florida University. She is a varsity cheerleader as well as a seasoned dancer at J&J’s Dance Depot. She likes to bake, read, write creatively, work with children, and develop her art.
Lisa Shattuck has taught in the English department for the past 18 years, chairing the department for the last ten. She is currently advisor for and creator of the online school news site.
Lisa attended both Youngstown State University and Westminster College, getting her Bachelor of Science in Education degree with a major in English, Speech and Journalism in 1978, and her Master’s in Education Administration in 2006.
She teaches Honors English on the freshmen level, College Prep English on the junior level, and is also a published poet. Outside the high school classroom, Lisa teaches an ACT review course weekly at Sylvan Learning Center in Boardman, Ohio. She is also president of her condominium homeowners’ association in Canfield, Ohio.
Her favorite activities are reading, writing, working out, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. She has one 25 year-old son, Mason, who works as a financial consultant for Shattuck Financial Services in Boardman and Massachusetts Mutual in Poland.
Jessica Roller is a senior at HHS. She got involved with The HUB (www.hhsthehub.com) because she enjoys writing and taking pictures. She is the Photography Editor and a staff writer for The HUB .
Jessica’s favorite subjects are English, French, and History. She is in AP English Literature, Calculus, French 4, and US History. Jessica is involved in the following clubs: French, Snow, Ecology, Mock Trial, Drama, SADD, etc. Furthermore, she has played Softball at HHS for four years. Jessica loves to read, listen to music, and play with her disobedient puppy, Jetta.
Jessica plans on studying Political Science through the Study Abroad program at Northeastern University in Boston, MA, then majoring in Law.
Lilly Hetson is Co-Editor-in-Chief of The HUB (www.hhsthehub.com) along with Rachel Maas. She has always been interested in writing and journalism, so being a contributor for her school paper was the next logical step, and after her stint being Junior Editor and a Junior Staff Writer last year, she was honored to be asked to serve as one Editor-in-Chief.
Lilly is an honor student and currently enrolled in AP English Literature and US History classes along with College in High School Calculus, French, and Chemistry. Along with these academic responsibilities, she is president of the SADD and Hubbard Business Clubs, an active member of Rotary Interact and various other clubs, and a member of the Varsity Swim Team.
After high school, Lilly hopes to continue her education through the Northeast Ohio Medical School’s B.S./M.D. program to pursue her dream of becoming a pediatric surgeon.
In her free time, Lilly enjoys swimming, reading, volunteering and sleeping. She also enjoys playing with her montrous feline, Tiffany, and her family.
Rachel is a returning HUB (www.hhsthehub.com) writer and senior Co Editor-in-Chief of the Hubbard High School’s newspaper. In addition to her participation with the online news site, Rachel is an honor roll student. She is also a member of National Honor Society, Rotary INTERACT, French and Ecology Clubs, and SADD. Outside of school, she is an officer of her youth group, and participates in various activities through her church.
Rachel initially joined the Hub staff to refine her writing and pursue an interest in journalism as a Junior Staff writer. As she enjoyed her experience as a junior, she is glad to serve as Co-Editor for her senior year. Rachel plans to pursue a double major in English and French after graduation.