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Essy Ingram

Essy Ingram, Staff Reporter

Essy Ingram is a senior returning to staff for the 2020-2021 school year. In her free time, she searches for the perfect CCC recipe and indulges in fiction. During the workday, she enjoys being a student at FHC.

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Senior Erin Reitz steadies her gaze before serving against her Francis Howell opponent. This match was a turning point for the team this season, according to Reitz.

A Moment Unforgotten

Essy Ingram, Copy Editor
June 4, 2021
The variants of Overwatch characters stand at attention. For the first time ever, FHC Esports was able to compete with other Overwatch teams on a national level.

Defeated At Nationals

Essy Ingram, Copy Editor
March 1, 2021
A school bus braves an icy terrain in spite of the dangerous nature of the cold. This buss school made the risky decision to conduct school as usual.

Snow Day Intervention

Essy Ingram, Copy Editor
February 15, 2021
The players pose with the evidence of their championship hanging around their necks. 
Left to right stands Ethan Montgomery, Mr. Kris Miller, Cooper Raubach, Austin King, Zach Buchholz and Tyler Belina. Players not pictured are Ethan Mitchell, Josh Green, Alex Keagy, Gideon Masters, and Caelen Hellmann.

FHC Overwatch Secures State Title

Essy Ingram, Copy Editor
February 2, 2021
Garlands, lights, and baubles occupy the ceiling of science teacher Mr. Scott Thorpes room.

Lighting Up the Laboratory

Essy Ingram, Copy Editor
January 26, 2021
An Esports Gamers PC setup is quite complex. It took hours for this gamer to set the two monitors, keyboard, microphone and other electronics up.

Stately Gaming

Essy Ingram, Staff Reporter
December 21, 2020
Octopi have rectangular pupils, a fact many are quick to forget.

What Will We Remember?

Essy Ingram, Staff Reporter
November 24, 2020
A black fist is held up, representing the Black Lives Matter Movement. Since its founding, the fist has been one of its symbols.

Does the Movement Matter?

Essy Ingram, Staff Reporter
November 20, 2020
Junior Lexi Arnel crouches in ready position, eyes set on the arcing ball.

Quaran-team Waits Out Quarantine

Essy Ingram, Staff Reporter
October 8, 2020
Face masks hang from lockers in the hallways. Masks are the primary way to stop the spread of COVID-19, but when there are positives, its the job of building COVID Coordinator Andy Downs to trace possible contacts.

The Path to Patient Zero

Essy Ingram, Staff Reporter
September 14, 2020
President Harry S. Truman triumphantly displays the front page of the Chicago Daily Tribune after his presidential victory. Clearly, even seemingly credible sources of information have their faults.

Facts & Frauds

Essy Ingram, Staff Reporter
May 14, 2020
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April 22, 2020
Joshua Hezel, Zach Daubert, Margaret Wilkerson, and the rest of their band music-make in harmony on the night of their Red Cross fundraiser.

Banding Together

Essy Ingram, Staff Reporter
April 9, 2020
Cafe staff members Ron and Catrina laugh in the cafeteria. They aim to bring joy to students each day.

Introducing Cafe Heroes

Essy Ingram, Staff Reporter
March 12, 2020

Essy Ingram, Staff Reporter
February 24, 2020
Zoe Michals, Krystal Arias, and Rachel Vrazel gaze at a distant point in awe. Theatre is the common denominator of each of these bright individuals.

A New Spotlight

Essy Ingram, Staff Reporter
February 10, 2020
Behold, the bunk: a bed to tower above all beds.

Bunk Beds Are Bedder

Essy Ingram, Staff Reporter
January 27, 2020
Kobe Thambyrajah rejoices after receiving his Wii console, a gift he had anticipated up until that very morning.

Greatest. Gifts. Ever.

Essy Ingram, Staff Reporter
December 20, 2019
The finished product is sliced open, making the raspberry center visible.

Renaissance Cupcakes: A Review

Essy Ingram, Staff Reporter
November 15, 2019
Bennett makes sure to pace herself mid-race. Creating a steady rhythm and knowing her limits, she demonstrates the best way to go about pacing herself.

Bennett Ascends A Slippery Slope

Essy Ingram, Staff Reporter
November 1, 2019
Leaves on the trees change color as Autumn sets in. Every dead tree means a million dead leaves people must pick up, a tiresome chore, resulting from the change in season.

More Tricks Than Treats

Essy Ingram, Staff Reporter
October 31, 2019
Alex Vogel and Dillon Davis eat with the other FCA members, enjoying their down time with friends after practice.

Food, Fun, and Faith

Essy Ingram, Staff Reporter
October 4, 2019
Hamilton finishes on the last stretch of a downhill. Maintaining a steady personal pace and mindset is imperative to performance.

XC conquers Sioux Passage

Essy Ingram, Staff reporter
September 26, 2019
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