Here to inform you, inspire you, and educate you every single day.

The Imprint

  • Our Mission: As the LHS Journalism Program, our goal is to deliver reliable news; while striving to promote school spirit, encourage leadership, and entertain our Leonardtown community.
  • As the LHS Journalism Program, our goal is to deliver reliable news; while striving to promote school spirit, encourage leadership, and entertain our Leonardtown community.
  • Our LHS journalism team is devoted to delivering dependable news, promoting school spirit and entertaining the school community through engaging content. You can count on us to show what it takes to be a Raider!
Here to inform you, inspire you, and educate you every single day.

The Imprint

Here to inform you, inspire you, and educate you every single day.

The Imprint

2022-2023 Staff

Benjamin Derisavi
Anchor, Reporter

Benjamin Derisavi

I’m Ben Derisavi! As a proud graduate of Spring Ridge Middle School, I’ve worked throughout my life to not only put an end to world hunger, but ensure the survival of the Ganges river dolphin, an endangered species native to...

Jacob Floyd
Anchor, Reporter

Jacob Floyd

My name is Jacob Floyd. I'm a sophomore and love to play sports. After high school, I hope to go to a good college for sports and continue to work as a sports journalist.

Owen Hugel
Anchor, Reporter

Owen Hugel

My name is Owen, I am a sophomore at Leonardtown. I like baseball, listening to music, writing, and eating Chipotle. I'm living in the moment and haven't decided what I want to do after high school just yet.

Daniel Knott
Anchor, Reporter

Daniel Knott

I'm Daniel Knott and love playing baseball, listening to music and hanging out with my friends. I hope to work as a sports journalist when I graduate from Leonardtown but hopefully they can control my energy while I'm here.

Anna Miller
Anchor, Reporter

Anna Miller

Hi!! My name is Anna, I'm a Senior this year. Apart from working with the Journalism crew, I love to draw, paint, and waste my money on overpriced coffee with my friends. After school, I plan on attending University. My goal this...

Maiya Grant
Anchor, Reporter

Maiya Grant

Hey, my name's maiya, I'm a sophmore this year. I have no hobbies other than listening to music and reading, and I'm looking forward to making fun of the upcoming freshman and going to more school events.

Peter Imhoff
Morning Announcements, Anchor, Writer

Peter Imhoff

My name is Peter Imhof and I’m a junior. I love to run and play the piano. Not to brag, but I could probably eat more pizza than you.

Isaiah Breedlove
Anchor, Reporter, Writer

Isaiah Breedlove

Wassup I'm Zay and I love me like Kanye loves Kanye.

Kaelyn Charles
Anchor, Writer

Kaelyn Charles

I'm Kaelyn Charles, I'm a sophomore and I love listening to music, reading, and going to football games here at Leonardtown.

Malaica Benjamin
Anchor, Reporter

Malaica Benjamin

Im Malaica Benjamin i love listening to music and dancing in my room, and being with friends. Also one day im going to be rich

Aminta Diop
Anchor, Reporter

Aminta Diop

heyyy, I'm aminta, and I love to interview and see others' opinions on things. Also, I am going to be famous so follow me now on insta  @ amin.ta14

Lillian McCauley
Anchor, Reporter, Writer

Lillian McCauley

My name is Lillian McCauley. I'm a sophmore and enjoy soccer and hanging out with friends. Once I get out of school, I want to take business and realtor classes.

Dillon Hager
Anchor, Reporter, Writer

Dillon Hager

My name is Dillon Hager, I'm a sophmore at LHS who plays football in the fall and wrestles in the winter. I love working hard and enjoy riding dirt bikes, skiing (water and snow), and being out on the water in general. I am strongest...

Rachel Shaw
Anchor

Rachel Shaw

Hi! I’m Rachel Shaw and I’m a senior this year.  I love music and hanging out with my best friends. I also play tennis here for the school! I am excited for this school year and once I graduate to start my career as a teacher.

Julia Mattingly
Writer, Anchor

Julia Mattingly

My name is Julia Mattingly, I am a junior. I enjoy playing volleyball and lacrosse here at Leonardtown High School. I love listening to music and going to the beach!

Morgan Moritz
Anchor, Reporter

Morgan Moritz

I'm Morgan Moritz I am a senior and play softball. I love hanging with my friends and going to the gym!

Cadence Redmond
Morning Announcements, Anchor, Reporter, Writer

Cadence Redmond

My name is Cadence Redmond. I love writing, singing, and acting. I talk a lot and I always have some random ideas that pop into my head. I am also obssesed with older entertainment, 80s music ,Friends, Clueless, 10 Things I Hate...

Vada Mercer
Anchor, Reporter, Writer

Vada Mercer

My name is Vada and I'm a Junior this year. I love listening to music and writing. After high school, I plan on making a career out of writing while attending college majoring in agriculture.

Sean Foster
Morning Announcements, Anchor, Reporter

Sean Foster

I’m Sean Foster and I'm a senior.  I love to make music and play a lot of different sports. I have a stupid amount of energy that I always put to good use!

Jaden Morgan
Senior Editor, Anchor, Reporter

Jaden Morgan

Senior. Golfer. Auto enthusiast. PG County-bred. Future founder & CEO of his own paper.  

Zachary Engel
Anchor, Reporter

Zachary Engel

I'm Zachary Engel! I like video games, roller coasters, skiing, and many other forms of entertainment. I hope that after high school I can go to college and pursue a career of something I am passionate in.

Samantha Hancock
Anchor, Reporter, Writer

Samantha Hancock

I'm Samantha Hancock and this is my 3rd and final year of journalism as a senior of LHS. I will continue to take on my learning in college and hope to be a Marine Biologist or Veterinarian.

McKenzie Island
Anchor, Reporter, Writer

McKenzie Island

I'm McKenzie Island this is my third and my last year of journalism, I am a senior this year and I have many hobbies along with solving crimes!! I'm going to be a detective after I graduate college

Ella Stone
Anchor, Reporter

Ella Stone

My name is Ella Stone. I am a junior this year! I love spending time with my family and friends. After school, I plan on becoming a doctor or getting in the medical field. I also love meeting new people!