1st Hour

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For those who read The Tower newspaper and wonder what the staff is like, we asked them why they joined Tower, what they are involved in at Grosse Pointe South, and a personality question. Enjoy.

Francesca Aliotta ’14

“I like to be a part of the news staff.”

Activities: Field Hockey, Lacrosse, SA and Italian Club

Favorite teacher: Mr. Nardone      


Joseph Becker ’13

“It looks good on college apps.”

Activities: Basketball and Golf

Favorite type of athletic equipment: Golf Balls

Daniel Bukacel ’14

“Tower Looks good on college apps.”

Activities: Soccer

Favorite type of lip balm: “Burts Bee’s is the knees”

Kylie Capps ’14

“My friends were doing it, it seemed fun and I wanted it for my college apps.”

Activities: Conservation Club and Interact

Favorite type of gum: 5Gum

Arianna DerManulian ’14

“Get stronger in writing.”

Activities: Track, Cross-Country, Spanish Honors Society, Conservation Club, Interact and Link Crew

Favorite sports team: The Tigers

Madison Dettlinger ’13

“I like to write and I was on the newspaper in middle school and really enjoyed it.”

Activities: Field Hockey, NHS and STUCO

Favorite type of Ice Cream: Mint Chocolate Chip

Joseph Diehl ’15

“My sister is editor-in-chief.”

Activities: STUCO, Latin Club, DECA, and YAF

Favorite Animal: Golden Retriever

Francesca DiJulio ’14

“I wanted to learn about history.”

Activities: None

Favorite search engine: Google

Christine Finkenstaet ’14

“I took journalism last year.”

Activities: Varsity Club, Cross-Country and Soccer

Favorite activity on the lake: Tubing

Daniel Foy ’14

“The Fame, Glory and best of all food.”

Activities: Tower Frat and STUCO

Favorite name: Jeremiah

Kara French ’14

“Journalism is Fun!”

Activities: Volleyball, Yearbook and Interact

Favorite cookie: Chocolate chip from the school store

Claire Grobbel ’14

“I took journalism last year.”

Activities: None

Favorite YouTube video: The Honey Boo Boo videos

Camille Gazoul ’15

“I like to write and its fun.”

Activities: Pointe Players

Favorite shade of green: Evergreen

Coleman Harrison ’15

“I like to write.”

Activities: Sailing, Yearbook and Interact

Favorite type of gatorade: Red

Carter Harrison ’15

“It’s fun and I like to write stories.”

Activities: Yearbook, Interact and Orchestra

Favorite thing about South: The People

Ginny Hayden ’15

“To get more involved.”

Activities: Volleyball, Tennis and Link Crew

Favorite Actor: Hayden Christensen

Klara Gellci ’14

“I like to be up to date on what’s happening in the school.”

Activities: Tutor, and Volunteer at Beaumont Hospital

Favorite beverage: Hot Chocolate

Blair Paddock ’15

“I like journalism.”

Activities: Photo and Lacrosse

Favorite class: Advanced Journalism

Arianna Serventi ’15

“I like writing.”

Activities: Photo

Favorite Song: “Drops of Jupiter”

Alexa Scheppler ’14

“I really enjoyed Honors Journalism.”

Activities: Biking Club, Track and Cross-Country

Favorite drink from Farms: True Moo

Kennedy Shortal ’14

“It looks good on college apps.”

Activities: None

Favorite TV show: “Law and Order”

Mary Spencer ’15

“I like writing and want to be a journalist.”

Activities: Cross Country, Track and STUCO

Favorite band: The Strokes

Zoie Unis ’14

“To be with Danny Bukacel (’14).”

Activities: Cheerleading, Lacrosse, Interact and Link Crew

Favorite thing about the Journalism room: Daniel’s Face

Franny Weber ’14

“I like to write, and I heard from various sources that is was fun.”

Activities: Soccer, Varsity Club and DECA

Favorite color: Blue