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Jessica Sivillo (`16) grew up and currently lives in Mentor, Ohio. The 2015-16 school year marks her fourth year at Gilmour Academy and her first and second time as a member of The Lance staff. For grades K-8, Jessica attended St. Mary's of The Assumption. She currently writes about a wide variety of topics including editorials and features. Jessica plans to major in Communications or Pre-Law at The University of Tampa. Jessica is a leader of The Measles Initiative, a four-year member of Peace and Justice Club, a four-year member of SADD, and a two-year Eucharistic minister. She is very passionate about working with special needs people. In her free time, Jessica likes to hang out with her friends, ice skate, and play volleyball.

An Open Letter to Every High School Student

Dear Student, At this point in time, you’re most likely making several important decisions. Maybe you’re a freshman looking to make new friends, or a...

Megan Misencik

Megan Misencik will be at The Ohio State University in the fall semester of 2016. Although this a larger school, she sees advantages in...

Grant Zarrinmakan

Grant Zarrinmakan is going to Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He chose this school, because he believes it has the best academics...

Marisa Finazzo

Marisa Salvino plans to attend Notre Dame College in South Euclid, Ohio. The school was everything she was looking for. It has superb academics,...

Seniors Earn Privileges and Set Cooperative Tone

The Class of 2016 has earned privileges for the second semester. According to Mr. Jon Wanders, Director of the Upper School, the seniors are...

Personal Interactions Inspire Service

By Jessica Sivillo `16 Making a Difference Making a difference can start with the smallest actions. I began volunteering at the Mentor Civic Center when I...

Meet Mr. Weltle: Putting Others First

Mr. Mel Weltle (right) smiles with his staff about the new lunch program. This year, a place where students, teachers, and faculty gather to relax...