2020-2021 Staff

Mackenzie Olmstead

Print Editor-in-Chief

Mackenzie Olmstead is a senior at Utica. It is her third year writing for on the school's newspaper staff and this year she is the Print Editor-In-Chief. Olmstead loves traveling, fashion, movies, and music, especially Harry Styles.

Brooklynn Hathcock

Digital Editor-in-Chief

This is Brooklynn Hathcock's second year on the Newspaper staff, she is a senior this year and is also the Digital Editor in Chief. Brooklynn has committed to Marian University in Wisconsin to play lacrosse and to also double...

Raymond Altmann

Managing Editor

Raymond Altmann is a senior at Utica High School. This is his second year on the Arrow staff. He is usually busy working at his barn or with his horses, which are his pride and joy. He is always in a positive mood and willing...

Ethan Smale

Business Manager

Ethan Smale is a junior at Utica and is the business manager and copy editor for the news staff. He's a funny guy that loves to mess around whenever he can. He doesn't take many things seriously, but when he needs to work, he...

Oliver Gamez

Copy Editor

Oliver Gamez is a senior at Utica and it's his second year on the newspaper staff. He enjoys volunteering at animal shelters, studying philosophy, taking photos, and thrifting. He hopes that he won't work at Arby's for the rest...

Jonathan Cunningham

Sports Editor

Jonathan is a senior in his first year on the Arrow and first year at Utica. Last year, Jonathan attended school in Naperville, Illinois, he is excited to get started here at Utica. In his free time, Jonathan likes to play all...

Grace Leonardi


Grace Leonardi is a senior at Utica High School. This is her second year on the Arrow staff. She is so excited to be an editor this year and has a passion for writing. Grace is also extremely involved in Utica's theatre and band...

Simmi Singh

Social Media Editor

Simmi Singh is a senior and this is her second year on the new staff. She is in many clubs like Student Council, National Honors Society, and Key Club. This year she is the social media editor. She loves working and watching scary...

Aspen Halbhuber

Social Media Editor

This is Aspen's last year at Utica High School. She doesn't know exactly what she wants to do for college yet, but she knows she wants to go into business administration and accounting, or veterinary medicine. One of her dreams...

Abby Williams


Abby Williams is a sophomore at Utica, and this is her first year on staff. She spends most of her time drawing, reading, listening to music, or writing, as well as being involved in things such as Utica's marching band. She has...

Kai Dawkins


Kai Dawkins is a junior and his favorite sport to play and watch is basketball. In his free time he likes to watch movies and play video games like "NBA 2K21," "Madden," and "Call of Duty." He also enjoys listening to music and...

Kaitlyn Hanna


Kaitlyn Hanna is a senior at Utica and it's her first year on the newspaper staff. She enjoys thrifting, help editing videos, and helping out at her local animal shelter. She especially loves buying new parts for her Computer o...

Joshua Rhodes


This is Joshua Rhodes, he is a sophomore at Utica High School. This is his first year on staff and is a reporter. He is excited to interview and write articles this year. He loves listening to all different types of music. He...

Shea Hathcock


This is Shea's first year on the journalism staff and she is an online reporter. She plays softball for the Utica varsity team and plays for an 18U travel team out of Canton, MI. In Shea's free time, she loves to hangout with...

Alexander Schmidt


Alexander(Alex) Schmidt is a sophomore at Utica high. He has been been doing track for 5 years, he set a school record in shotput and discus at his school in Tennessee. If you know where the Great Smokey Mountains are he use to...

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