Arrow

2021-2022 Staff

Ethan Smale
Editor in Chief

Ethan Smale

Ethan Smale is a senior at Utica and is the Editor in Chief 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 gets it done. He...

Abby Williams
Managing Editor

Abby Williams

Abby Williams is a junior at Utica, and this is her second year on staff. In her free time she likes to draw, listen to music, cross-stitch, geocache, read, and walk trails. She's a huge music fan and listens to all sorts of different...

Alexander Schmidt
Digital Editor

Alexander Schmidt

Alex is a junior at Utica high school. He is 16 and was born in Bradenton, Florida, but later moved to Maryville, Tennessee, where he lived until July of 2019. He’s kind, fun, and caring. He enjoys writing, music, and hanging...

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Reporter

Marissa Barch

Marissa Barch is a senior at Utica and is a first-year staff for the newspaper. She is Editor-in-Chief of the yearbook at Utica after 3 years on staff. Marissa is very outgoing and loves hearing random funny stories from anyone...

Anthony Flowers
Reporter

Anthony Flowers

Anthony Flowers is a senior at Utica High School, and this is his first year being part of the Arrow staff. He spends his time working out, playing football, watching movies and playing video games. He loves to be outside and...

Demetri ONeill
Reporter

Demetri O’Neill

Demetri O'Neill is a junior at Utica High School who loves making music, singing, dancing, and writing in their freetime. They have been writing since third grade and even had one of their stories praised by Michigan author, Jonathan...

Nevaeh Tanner
Reporter

Nevaeh Tanner

Nevaeh Tanner is a junior attending Utica High school, this is her first year on the Arrow staff. She spends most of her time outside of school with her friends or working at Arby’s. Some of her hobbies include thrifting, collecting...

John Adkins
Reporter

John Adkins

This is John's senior year and first year at Utica High School. Since he's new to UHS, this is also the first time John has been on the journalism staff. He's the youngest of seven, (three are step-brothers), and the oldest within...

Loriana Mannino
Reporter

Loriana Mannino

Loriana Mannino is a sophomore at Utica High, and it's her first year on the news staff. She plays basketball seasonally, and has a cat named Angelino. She has a huge appetite, especially for her grandmother's cooking, and has...

Tyler Watford
Reporter

Tyler Watford

Tyler Watford is a sophomore and in his first year of many on the Arrow news staff. He’s pretty active in sports, playing football in the fall and running track in the spring; both are sports he has been doing ever since he...

Brooklyn Thibodeaux
Reporter

Brooklyn Thibodeaux

Brooklyn Thibodeaux is a junior at Utica High. This is her first year on the Arrow staff. She loves horror movies and listening to music. In the future, she hopes to attend Wayne State University and make horror films.

Riley Davey
Reporter

Riley Davey

Riley Davey is a senior at Utica, and this is his first year on staff. He likes to play guitar and read. Riley has three dogs named Mina, Reyya, and Panda. Riley is excited to graduate high school.

Victoria Viglione
Reporter

Victoria Viglione

Victoria Viglione is a junior at Utica, and this is her first year on the Arrow staff. Victoria enjoys collecting records, listening to music, being outside, and reading. She has two dogs named Raven and Shadow, and two cats named...

Austin Lamphier
Reporter

Austin Lamphier

Austin Lamphier is a senior at Utica High School, and it's his first year on the Arrow staff. He spends most of his time listening to music, watching movies, and playing video games. Austin has both a pet dog and a pet cat. He...

Gracie Wetherington
Reporter

Gracie Wetherington

Gracie Wetherington is a sophomore this year, and this is her first year being a part of the Arrow staff. Gracie is involved in Utica’s theater program and plays volleyball on a club league. She is very academically motivated...

Dylan Hadfield
Reporter

Dylan Hadfield

Dylan Hadfield is a senior in high school. This is his first year being on the newspaper staff. After high school, Dylan hopes to go into the freelance news occupation in ether Detroit, Chicago, or or Los Angeles.

Emily DeClark
Reporter

Emily DeClark

Emily DeClark is a junior, and this is her first year as part of the Arrow staff. She has a little dog at home named Bingo. She likes watching Netflix and keeping her grades up. She also goes to MST for half the day. She’s the olde...

Photographer

Natalie Garwood

Natalie Garwood is a sophomore at Utica High school and this is her first year on staff.  She is Photography Editor and Classes & Clubs Editor of the Warrior yearbook. She enjoys music and writing as well as photography. ...

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