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2016-2017 Staff

Anna Bezler

Rolling into her senior year of high school, Anna Bezler is super excited to be a Crimson J staff writer this school year. She was a staff writer last year and is so excited to do it again this year. You can find this girl eithe...

Avery Dugan

Avery Creed Dugan is a senior at Jacksonville High School. Avery has played baseball, basketball, and football, but now he is only playing baseball and football. Avery enjoys watching Florida Gator sports and Netflix. He also enjoys...

Anna Bezler

Rolling into her junior year of high school, Anna Bezler is super excited to be a Crimson J staff writer this school year. You can find this girl either at school, at J’ette practice, or at Sara’s Studio of Dance practicing...

Kameron Chappell

Kameron Lee Chappell is a junior at Jacksonville High School. He is a starting football player. In his free time, he enjoys hanging out with his friends, especially his girlfriend Macey and best friend Avery who also writes for the Crimson J...

Jonavon Clark

Jonavon Clark is a free-minded, down-to-earth senior who enjoys hanging out with friends and family. Jonavon also enjoys drawing cartoon characters and writes a variety of short stories and sappy love poems in his free ti...

Madison Cook

Madison Cook is a senior at Jacksonville High School. She likes long walks on the beach and is awkward almost all the time. Madison has dreams of being the next Chris Martin. She is taking journalism because she is a decent writer...

Avery Dugan

Avery Creed Dugan is a junior at Jacksonville High School. Avery has played baseball, basketball, and football, but now he is only playing baseball and football. Avery enjoys playing sports and watching Netflix. After high schoo...

Austin Hale

Austin Hale is a senior at Jacksonville High School with a goal in mind to graduate and go to Germany with the GAP program. He collects glass soda bottles that are unique or limited edition. For example, he has a favorite one wi...

Molly Jackson

Molly Jackson, a senior at Jacksonville High School, can often be found hanging out with random cats, although she has none of her own. When presented with a chance to go out or stay home, she will most likely choose the latter ...

Ryan Kaufmann

Entering his senior year of high school, Ryan Kaufmann couldn’t be more excited about being a part of the Crimson J and seeing what opportunities it has in store for him.  Here at JHS, Ryan participates with the golf team ...

Olivia Lee

Though she would rather be somewhere on a beach in California, Olivia Lee is stuck here in Jacksonville, IL for now, racing to get through her final year of high school. She has somehow managed to jam pack her schedule full ...

Abby Mitchell

Abby Mitchell can be found rushing around Jacksonville coming from one thing and going directly to the next. She is involved with many activities as a senior at Jacksonville High School. She is a member of the Key Club, Interact Clu...

Sky Moberly

Sky Moberly is a sophomore at Jacksonville High School. This is her first year in Journalism. You may know her as quiet or shy. She is very sweet and creative and hopes that this class will open her mind a bit more to different st...

Mary Rose Prewitt

Mary Prewitt is a senior who is almost always looking for adventure in everything she does. So when she’s not writing articles for the Crimson J, she’s probably in the band room playing the clarinet or at home baking a myriad...

Madison Reynolds

You can find her in the pool or outside on the softball field. Madison Reynolds, or Maddie, has been active in sports for as long as she can remember. Maddie is a junior at Jacksonville High School. She has played softball for JHS...

Abby Scribner

Abby Scribner is a junior at Jacksonville High School. She enjoys binge watching shows on Netflix and walking her two cute dogs in the evening. In the future, Abby would like the go to cosmetology school to be a beauticia...

Garrett Wardell

Garrett Wardell is a sophomore who used to play football his freshman year, enjoys the company of puppies and other animals because he grew up on a farm outside of Galesburg, Illinois, and used to have a lot of hunting dogs a...

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