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PROSPECTOR PERSON OF THE YEAR CANDIDATE: ALEX LASKY

PROSPECTOR PERSON OF THE YEAR CANDIDATE: ALEX LASKY

Jenna Koch, Associate Editor-in-Chief

April 8, 2020

Senior Alex Lasky thought his moment in Prospect’s spotlight was over.  “I already was homecoming king, I already took that in, I was already like ‘This is insane,’” Lasky said. “The fact that people nominated me for a second thing that’s a big deal … is just absolutely bonkers.”...

PROSPECTOR PERSON OF THE YEAR CANDIDATE: MRS. KIM

PROSPECTOR PERSON OF THE YEAR CANDIDATE: MRS. KIM

Elizabeth Keane, Copy Editor

April 8, 2020

English teacher Joyce Kim has been teaching at Prospect for four years now, and this was her first year as the Teaching and Learning Facilitator. She attended a multitude of workshops surrounding racial equity, compiling that information into a 3-hour-long workshop for the staff to attend in February...

PROSPECTOR PERSON OF THE YEAR CANDIDATE: MR. GRASSE

PROSPECTOR PERSON OF THE YEAR CANDIDATE: MR. GRASSE

Tommy Carrico and Grace Givan

April 8, 2020

“I’m really not very good at arithmetic,” math teacher Michael Grasse said. “So I’ll go out with friends … and everybody always gives me the check and has me split it up. I’m no better at that than anybody else, so I just always make sure everybody but me overpays.” Grasse, famous ...

PROSPECTOR PERSON OF THE YEAR CANDIDATE: LUKE ZARDZIN

PROSPECTOR PERSON OF THE YEAR CANDIDATE: LUKE ZARDZIN

Jake Terpins, Sports Editor

April 8, 2020

Luke Zardzin is a two-sport athlete. He plays basketball and football. Many people will know him as the running back that dominated every team that we played. He led the Knights to a football playoff win and a regional championship in basketball. He played a key role in ending both a postseason win dr...

PROSPECTOR PERSON OF THE YEAR CANDIDATE: BEN PENNINO AND RYAN BROCK

PROSPECTOR PERSON OF THE YEAR CANDIDATE: BEN PENNINO AND RYAN BROCK

Rick Lytle and Elizabeth Keane

April 8, 2020

On the night of Jan. 5, a car crashed and burst into flames outside of Boston Market. Prospect senior Ryan Brock was working at Boston Market at the time and saw the crash outside. He grabbed his coworker, Prospect junior Ben Pennino, and the two immediately ran outside to see who needed their help. ...

PROSPECTOR PERSON OF THE YEAR CANDIDATE: MR. STOKES

PROSPECTOR PERSON OF THE YEAR CANDIDATE: MR. STOKES

Cameron Sullivan, Sports Editor

April 8, 2020

For 29 years, Head Cross Country coach and Special Education teacher Mike Stokes has been at Prospect willing to lend a helping hand. Over his time here he has taught history and science and he was also Head Boys’ Track coach for nine years and an assistant for 20.   While staff members have always been able to...

PROSPECTOR PERSON OF THE YEAR CANDIDATE: MR. SCHAAP

PROSPECTOR PERSON OF THE YEAR CANDIDATE: MR. SCHAAP

Rick Lytle, Online Editor-in-Chief

April 8, 2020

Prospect teacher Tim Schaap has been fishing his entire life. As the head of the Bass Fishing Team, he is able to pass that love of fishing onto another generation. For the second time in his tenure at Prospect High School, he purchased a new boat for the team.    While Schaap was able to buy the boat on Cra...

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