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The Patriot Press

Forum for student expression since 1977

The Patriot Press

Forum for student expression since 1977

The Patriot Press

Senior Profiles

Senior Profiles

June 4, 2020

Forever a patriot: Natalie Crouse

Forever a patriot: Natalie Crouse

Hannah Kim, Editorial Board Member June 4, 2020

You may have seen her face around school or heard her voice during the morning announcements, but there are probably things you still don’t know about senior Natalie Crouse. For example, she's a die...

Ali Gouge: spreading smiles at Liberty and beyond

Ali Gouge: spreading smiles at Liberty and beyond

Kaitlyn Keyes, Photography Editor June 4, 2020

If you’ve seen senior Ali Gouge around school, chances are, she was smiling. With a twinkle in her eye and a laugh you want to bring home to the parents, Gouge is one of the most sweet-hearted and genuine...

Emma Rattie: College in Colorado

Emma Rattie: College in Colorado

Amelia Nored, Editorial Board Member June 4, 2020

Though Colorado is full of rocky mountains, senior Emma Rattie’s college experience at Colorado State University is sure to go smoothly. Becoming a freshman in college is scary, but Rattie has heard...

Elaine Kooiker’s next adventure: a perfect match

Elaine Kooiker’s next adventure: a perfect match

Ashtyn Sakamoto, Opinion Editor June 4, 2020

In April, senior Elaine Kooiker spontaneously booked a one-way ticket to San Luis Obispo, California, to spend time with her brother and Liberty alum, Holden Kooiker.  “Those flights from Seattle...

Sonja Gunderson: gunning for a great future

Sonja Gunderson: gunning for a great future

Gabrielle Parrish, Sports Editor June 4, 2020

As a stellar news reporter, expert pun maker, airplane-constructing SciOly rockstar, and one of few who have braved the trek to Costco during the 30 minute lunch period with her partner in crime, Hunter...

Zach Derwin: An Athlete On His Way to a Personal Paradise

Zach Derwin: An Athlete On His Way to a Personal Paradise

Elise Sickinger, Backpage Editor June 4, 2020

When most seniors in high school think about their big move to college, they start to get anxious. For many, it means they’ll leave not only their friends and family behind, but also items with a lifetime...

Molly Keegan: the student ready to become the teacher

Molly Keegan: the student ready to become the teacher

Emma Decasa, Editorial Board Member June 4, 2020

We all know that 3+1 equals 4, but for senior Molly Keegan, her 3+1 means four years studying at the University of Portland. There, she can finally start the future that she’s always dreamed of. As...

Changing the status quo with Christian Castro

Changing the status quo with Christian Castro

Khanh Dao, Feature Editor June 4, 2020

Saving lives, building meaningful relationships, and feeling like a superstar on Grey’s Anatomy—that’s motivation enough for most wannabe doctors to spend their 20s in school. This is true for senior...

Madison Ackley

Madison Ackley

Rachel Matteson, News Editor June 4, 2020

She’s been a cheerleader since her freshman year. She’s been a DECA participant and qualifier for DECA state. And in the fall of 2020, senior Madison Ackley will graduate from being a Patriot to become...

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