Leander High School's online student-run newspaper

The Roar

Leander High School's online student-run newspaper

The Roar

Leander High School's online student-run newspaper

The Roar

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Student Spotlight Q&A: Conner Evans


Q: What activities are you involved in at Leander?

A: “I’m in baseball.”

Q: What position do you play?

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A: “I’m an outfielder, but I started left field last week.”

Q: Have you been on the team since you were a freshman?

A: “Yes, and I played pre-freshman baseball, too, but I’m not sure if that really counts.”

Q: What’s it like being on the baseball team?

A: “It’s pretty cool. Everybody there is pretty fun to hang out with.”

Q: How’d you get into baseball?

A: “My little brother was actually playing it, and he looked like he was having a lot of fun so I decided to try it.”

Q: Did your brother help you learn baseball?

A: “Not really. My dad helped, though, but he was bad at it.”

Q: Do you plan to go anywhere in the future with baseball?

A: “I’d like to get a scholarship for baseball.”

Q: What kind of classes are you taking?

A: “I’m all Pre-AP and AP World History.”

Q: What’d you think about your first day of school?

A: “Kinda crazy. Lunches are hard to find places to sit, but after that you kinda get into it.”

Q: What’s your favorite thing about Leander?

A: “The people. They’re all pretty fun. I just like hanging out.”




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About the Contributor
Claire Kyllonen
Claire Kyllonen, Assistant Editor
Claire is a senior and an assistant editor on the LHS Roar staff. She is the Co-President of Mu Alpha and an AP Ambassador. Claire is also involved in NHS, Pals and Quill & Scroll. After high school, Claire hopes to attend a college with a good journalism program, and she’d like to make a living out of Journalism. During her freshman year, Claire entered a writing contest and learned to love writing. After starting out in Journalism 1, she decided to pursue Newspaper. She enjoys creative writing along with feature writing because she enjoys getting to know people. Something not very many people know about Claire, is that she has dual citizenship in the United States and Finland. Claire hopes to give experience, advice and wisdom among many other things to the Newspaper staff.