Seeds in the Black Earth

2018-2019 Staff

Lindsay Spruce

Editor in Chief

Communication Arts senior Lindsay Spruce is the editor-in-chief of Seeds. Aside from Seeds, Spruce is very active in speech and debate, serving as debate captain. In her free time, she loves being outside, traveling, and playing with her...

Adefunmilola Haastrup

Publicity Editor

Communication Arts senior Adefunmilola (Becky) Haastrup is the publicity editor on Seeds. She has been on the publication since her sophomore year and has loved every minute of it. When she is not spending time on  her favori...

Taylor Haines

Publicity Staffer

Taylor Haines is a Communication Arts sophomore at Dreyfoos. This is her first year on Seeds as a publicity staffer. She aspires to go to University of Florida for TV broadcasting. Besides communications, Haines plays club volleyball...

Joshua Kenny

Publicity Staffer

Communications sophomore Josh Kenny is a first-year publicity staffer on Seeds. He enjoys advertising Seeds as he believes the magazine focuses on including all majors in Dreyfoos throughout the publication, which is a unique aspect t...

Emma Wolnewitz

Publicity Staffer

Emma Wolnewitz is a first-year publicity staffer for Seeds. She is very excited for this year and couldn’t ask for a better staff to work with. Wolnewitz enjoys watching Netflix, runs cross country, and takes aerial yoga cl...

Mara Vaknin

Business Editor

Communication Arts junior Mara Vaknin is the business editor on Seeds. Aside from being on the Seeds staff, Vaknin is a member of the Dreyfoos Speech and Debate Team where she competes in interpretation of literature and is on...

Jake Kaywell

Business Staffer

Communication Arts senior Jake Kaywell is a business staffer on Seeds. Ideally, he hopes to raise as much revenue as possible through fervent sales campaigns and high quality television commercials. In his free time (when he gets ...

Natalie Cohen

Business Staffer

Communication Arts sophomore Natalie Cohen is a first-year business staffer for Seeds. She loves being a part of the publication, organizing fundraisers, and creating new ideas to contribute toward the final masterpiece. In th...

Valentina Gomez

Business Staffer

Communication Arts sophomore Valentina Gomez is a first-year business staffer on Seeds. She hopes to bring fresh ideas to this year’s publication as well as learn and experience new things with her fellow staffers. She loves re...

Caleb Harris

Business Staffer

Communication Arts sophomore Caleb Harris is a first year business staffer on Seeds. Aside from Seeds, Harris is a part of the Dreyfoos film department and the tennis team. When he’s not working on homework for school or tryin...

Bailey Godwin

Submissions Staffer

Communication Arts senior Bailey Godwin is a third-year staffer for Seeds. In her free time, she loves to read, write, binge her favorite shows, and spend time with God. She has a dream of being an investigative journalist befor...

Lilly Randolph

Submissions Staffer

Communication Arts senior Lillian Randolph is a first-year staffer on Seeds. She is excited to see what this publication will bring because she loves the arts and appreciating the raw talent that comes with being at Dreyfoos....

Cassandra Glover

Submissions Staffer

Communications junior Cassandra Glover is excited for her first year on Seeds Literary and Arts Magazine. Having grown up around literature, she's anticipating a great year as a Submissions Staffer, reading and reviewing the pieces that may...

Carleigh Dickinson

Design Editor

Carleigh Dickinson is a first-year staffer and book production editor on Seeds as well as a third-year staffer and an assistant managing editor on The Muse. Aside from all the time she spends working with her two staffs, Dickin...

George Wu

Design Staffer

Communication Arts sophomore George Wu is a first-year book production staffer for Seeds and a features staffer on The Muse. He loves to beat his friends at table tennis and speed-solve the Rubik’s Cube. He loves helping peopl...

Ares Molina

Design Staffer

Ares Molina is a Communication Arts sophomore who works on layout for the Seeds staff. She enjoys art and writing and hopes to incorporate her drawings into her work for Seeds. In the future, she plans to write and publish at leas...

Elias Anderson

Design Staffer

Communication Arts senior Elias Anderson is on his second year of layout and design for Seeds. Besides writing in his free time, Anderson loves to surround himself with friends and has an endless love for all animals. He hopes ...

Lucy Steigenga

Submissions Staffer

Communication Arts sophomore Lucy Steigenga is a first-year submissions staffer on Seeds. She loves hanging out at the beach or anywhere in nature. She enjoys creative writing, especially poetry. Aside from school, Steigenga lik...

Taylor DiPietro

Submissions Editor

Communications junior Taylor DiPietro is the submissions editor for Seeds. She is known for her fierce personality and, what some may call, brutal honesty. In her free time, she works at the public library and does homework, but no...

Asha Kollannur

Business Staffer

Communication Arts sophomore Asha Kollannur is currently a business staffer for her first year on Seeds. She also enjoys creative writing and film and hopes to continue to do so in the future. In her free time, she enjoys dan...

Sydney Webb

Publicity Staffer

Communication Arts junior Sydney Webb is a first-year publicity staffer on Seeds. In her free time, she can often be found taking photos, doing homework she forgot about, or trying out tasty recipes. Webb is a photographer on The ...

Jenelle Pollock

Submissions Staffer

Communication Arts sophomore Jenelle Pollock is a first-year submissions staffer on Seeds. Outside of Seeds, she’s an aspiring filmmaker, writer, and scuba diver. In her free time, Pollock enjoys petting dogs that aren’t hers and ...

Lillian Khanna

Publicity Staffer

Communication Arts junior Lillian Khanna is the social media manager and a first-year staffer on Seeds. Outside of the Seeds staff, she is an active participant as a youth lawyer for Youth Court and a member of the Dreyfoos Spee...

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