Margo Eastland - Junior (photographers statement: I just enjoy the perspective you get with this shot, definitely one of my favorites). "Powder Fight": The referee makes a call against Lawrence High during the Sept. 17th varsity game.
Margo Eastland - Junior (Photographer's statement: I love this photo because - and you can kind of tell by the clouds - the sky opened up and started pouring about 10 min. later and then golf practice was over. But they practiced really hard up until there was lightening. "Mid-Swing" - Junior Liv Cairns in the middle of her back-swing while at the St. Andrews driving range for golf practice.
EmmaLouise Kirkendoll - Senior (Photographer’s statement: I took this photo because it had the most perfect lighting at that time and I captured it right before a blackout scene happened. The angle which I took this photo makes it seem all the more intriguing and enticing to people who view it because they don’t truly know what is going on in the story & with the expressions being shown by some of the actors you can see shock, & focus. “Mystery in the Theatre” - Seniors Alec Wagner, Jette Dunker, and Junior Alex Crowell in the Rep Theatre show ‘Rehearsal for a murder.’ The main character is accusing three of his past actors of murdering his significant other.
Soli Guinto - Junior “Tennis Practice” - Only days into the semester, the women’s tennis team gets an early start to the tennis season. Paola Hernernandez Marquez & her teammates rest under the minimal shade their rackets & fencing have to offer.
Symara Duncan - Senior (Photographer’s statement: I took the photo to practice taking some action shots of wrestling to prepare myself to take good pictures of actual meets. “Wrestling” - Noah Gunion & Brody Spring wrestle during tryout week.
Soli Guinto - Junior (Photographer’s statement: The team’s enthusiasm was hard to look away from; it is clear how close this team is and how supportive they are of each other. “JCCC Cross Country Meet - JV Men” - After warming up, the JV team gathers in a circle and cheers in preparation for their upcoming race.
EmmaLouise Kirkendoll - Senior (Photographer’s statement: I took this photo at the angle I did because it shows her getting in focus for her performance which showed her dedication for that night. The light fixture of the sky behind her just made this photo even better). “Game Face” - Sophomore Earyn Clevenger gets her game face on as she prepares to perform with the dance team & marching band at the first football game of the year.
Soli Guinto - Junior (Photographer’s statement: This moment was exhilarating to say the least; after a long drought of wins & the normalcy of Friday night lights, the students & team were exuberant)/ “SMW vs SME 9/10/21” - After a triumphant win against SME with a score of 8-0, the SMW varsity fooball team celebrates & gathers in a crowd with their supportive high school peers.
Taylor Marksz - Freshman (Photographer’s statement: I thought the lighting was very cool & the timing of his arm was very cool, too). “Varsity Swim Celebration” - Members of the boys swim team participated in a relay race.
Arissa Turner - Junior (Photographer’s statement: I love how in this photo you can see the sweat on his face but the determination in his eyes ). “Focused In” - Junior Iverson Norwood gets sweaty & stays focused during football practice.
Arissa Turner - Junior (Photographer’s statement: I love how this photo shows just the tip of the iceberg of work that goes into the videos or projects that students enjoy doing so much). “Behind the Lens” - Juniors Megan Brethauer & Samantha Wallenburg set up the camera for an Advanced Video Production class project.
Margo Eastland - Junior (Photographer’s statement: A few other photo students & I went to go complete some photo requests during 2nd hour, & one of them was pictures of various industrical tech classes. While others focused on woods or robotics, I was mesmerized by welding, the sparks flying about. I love this picture because the student was so focused on their project, with all the sparks & smoke in their face & everything). “Welding” - Welding 1 students practice their technique on a scrap piece of metal in Jay Sharbutt’s class.
Arissa Turner - Junior (Photographer’s statement: I love how in this photo the main focus is on the ball but you can still see how focused he is in the background). “Eyes on the Prize” - Senior Hale Mason gets ready to attack the ball during a soccer game.
Symara Duncan - Senior (Photographer’s statement: It was a good action shot to take & Dante & Ryan are the only two seniors who have been part of the basketball program at West every year so it was symbolic in a way). “Basketball” - Ryan Buckner & Dante Jackson try out for their last year of basketball at West.
EmmaLouise Kirkendoll - Senior (Photographer’s statement: I took this photo because not only is she the second Eastwood to be homecoming royalty, but just seeing the pure happiness from both her and her mother’s face sharing that moment). “Second Generation Royalty” - Senior Tyra Eastwood is crowned Homecoming Queen, sharing one of her happiest moments with her mother. She is the second Eastwood to be crowned Homecoming royalty--older brother Elijah Eastwood was Homecoming King not so long ago.
Rebecca Altman - Senior (Photographer’s statement: This was a cute turtle & Zahra wanted to hold it. So I took the picture because I found it really cute). “Girl with Turtle” - This is Zahra Khan holding a turtle we found in the courtyard.