Lightning Letter

2019-2020 Staff

Anna Hartwick


Anna is the President and creator of the Lightning Letter. Mostly, she enjoys interviewing people, reporting on events, and sharing random facts with people. Other things she enjoys includes books, old music that no one listens to, and camping. She is a junior. You can contact her by at [email protected]

Olivia Bauer

Vice President

Olivia is a writer for the Lightning Letter. She is a junior at Legacy High School, and loves to write, sing, and travel. She also enjoys being active in her community and politically aware, as a member of the Broomfield Teen Council. Olivia couldn't live without vanilla lattes and cozy sweaters, and her favorite movie is Lady Bird. She is very excited to be a part of the Letter and write for topic...

Isabella Hammond


Bella is the secretary and a writer for the Lightning Letter. She is a junior who loves reading, writing, and obsessing over fictional characters. Her favorite book is Skulduggery Pleasant and her favorite singer is Ruelle. Bella is the best person to talk to if you hate a book or movie. You can contact her at: [email protected]

Zaidee Bennett

Main Editor

Zaidee is the main editor for the Lightning Letter. She likes reading, writing, and watching movies. Her life is a constant struggle between wanting to correct people's grammar and wanting to have friends. She is currently a sophomore. Contact Zaidee at [email protected]

Larissa Williamson

Staff Member

Larissa is a freshman who loves art and writing. Her favorite book is Counting By 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan and her favorite movie is Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Outside of school, she enjoys camping and cooking. She has two dogs, Molly and Ginny (Weasley).   You can contact her at [email protected]

Benicio Gutierrez

Staff Member

Benicio is a freshman writer, photographer, and an actor on the side. Enjoying days with lovely cold weather watching movies and tv shows of all kind while snuggling. His life is spent wanting to know what he's doing with it, and then he forgets everything and goes to bed. He wants you to have a great year! Contact info: [email protected]

Abby Luciano-Brielmaier

Staff Member

Abby likes to have fun and socialize with friends (cool people). Abby also likes to take photos and interview people. For fun, she draws and figure skates.   You can contact her at [email protected]

Allyson Thomason

Staff Member

Allyson is an photographer and a crocheter. She enjoys rainy days and hot cups of cinnamon tea. Some of her favorite photos are of landscapes and nature. She loves to travel and loves to help her community. You can contact her at [email protected]

Thaeryn Fuller

Staff Member

haeryn is a cellist and writer. She enjoys reading and archery. She recently joined A Precious Child's Youth Advisory Board. You can contact her at [email protected]

Isabelle Atha

Staff Member

Isabelle is currently a junior. She loves to write short stories, reading, and travel. She loves Panic! At The Disco and Fall Out Boy. Isabelle has a dog and cat, and she also likes to play the piano. You can contact her at [email protected]

Kandice Chandra

Staff Member

Kandice is a senior and is very excited to be writing for the Lightning Letter in its second inaugural year! She enjoys competitive swimming, reading, and hanging out with friends. She also likes writing about Sports and Entertainment. You can contact her at [email protected]

Andrew Hammond

Staff Member

Andrew is a Junior who likes playing video games and reading books instead of doing homework. He also likes writing, and thus he's on the newspaper staff. He'll help you with his problems...while working to ignore his own. You can contact him at [email protected]

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