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Makayla Archambeault

Makayla Archambeault, Editor-in-Chief

Makayla is a junior, and this is her third year on the news production staff. When she's not writing, Archambeault can usually be found playing lacrosse, helping with a Lafayette Theatre Company production, reading or watching movies. She can be contacted at [email protected]

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February 26, 2021
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December 17, 2020
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November 5, 2020
Rising senior Sydney Berry and Class of 2020 graduate Malayka Walton lead the crowd of people that participated in the march along the side of Highway 109.

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June 14, 2020
Class of 2020 graduate Malayka Walton delivered a speech about what the Black Lives Matter movement meant to her as a part of one of the first black families in Westglen Farms, as rising senior Sydney Berry held the megaphone.

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June 14, 2020
Class of 2020 graduate Marsean Fisher delivered a speech, accompanied by his younger brother, as part of the opening ceremony of the event. Fisher celebrated his 18th birthday on the day of the event.

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June 14, 2020
Class of 2019 graduate Maddie Williams writes in chalk on the blacktop of the Lafayette parking lot as part of the opening ceremony activities. For this activity, participants were asked to write one thing they want to see change in America.

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June 14, 2020
Wildwood Councilman Kevin Dillard was one of four people selected to give speeches at the opening ceremony. Dillard spoke to the participants, showing his support and encouragement for the student leaders in making their voices heard, as Class of 2020 graduate Shannon Worley held the megaphone.

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June 14, 2020
Rising senior Sydney Berry listens to an opening speech during the first part of the peaceful protest.

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June 14, 2020
As a part of the opening ceremony, a Privilege Walk was organized. This activity was planned as a way for those participating to understand privilege in an engaging way.

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June 14, 2020
Class of 2019 graduate Julia Lanfersieck participates in the Privilege Walk, an activity planned for the opening ceremony of the event to help participants understand privilege.

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June 14, 2020
Along the path that was set out for the march, many locals showed their support by making signs, which they displayed while standing on the side of the path.

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June 14, 2020
At about the halfway point in the march, a station was set up with extra drinks for those participating. Additionally, the path had messages chalked out and those running the water station had signs encouraging the participants.

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June 14, 2020
Class of 2020 graduate Marsean Fisher leads the crowd in chants in support of the movement. Leaders in the march switched off turns in leading the crowd in chants.

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June 14, 2020
Many families with younger kids showed their support by stationing themselves at different points throughout the march.

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June 14, 2020
Class of 2020 graduates Cassandra Limon and Malayka Walton lead participants as City of Wildwood Police blocked off intersections on the road. The crowd marched across streets through the path that hugs Highway 109.

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June 14, 2020
Participants that were unable to walk the whole distance of the march were shuttled from Lafayette to the ending point of the march, where they showed their support with signs there.

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June 14, 2020
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February 10, 2020
Seniors Berry and Rachel Paese portrayed a mother and son that moved to the small town of Bomont after Ren's father's leaving.

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February 10, 2020
Seniors Doherty, George Reich, Ethan Leslie, sophomores Cazembe, Maurer and freshman Devin Greene perform

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February 10, 2020
Freshman Devin Greene portrays Chuck Cranston, Ariel's boyfriend at the beginning of the show. Greene was one of only a few freshman cast and this is his first performance with LTC.

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February 10, 2020
Clarke, Cazembe, and Maurer stand on the top deck of the two-level set that was built for the show.

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February 10, 2020
Foster, Clarke, sophomore Gracie Maurer and sophomore Surayya Cazembe's characters dream of the perfect man to come find them, just before performing

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February 10, 2020
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February 10, 2020
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February 10, 2020
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February 10, 2020
Sophomore Zakee Branch dances during the number

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February 10, 2020
Senior Ashley Skaggs portrays Vi Moore, the wife of Reverend Shaw Moore and is the constant buffer between Shaw and his daughter.

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February 10, 2020
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February 10, 2020
Berry's character, Ren McCormack, confronts Mahone's character, Reverend Shaw Moore, in an attempt to persuade him into allowing the

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February 10, 2020
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February 10, 2020
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February 10, 2020
Berry and Foster's characters, McCormack and Ariel Moore, sit on the ledge of the orchestra pit during a scene where the two connect whilst sitting over a busy train station.

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February 10, 2020
Senior Cole Doherty, surrounded by the ensemble of his favorite song

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February 10, 2020
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