2018-2019 Staff

Grace Brusegaard

Editor In Chief

Born in Omaha, Nebraska and raised in North Liberty, Iowa, Grace Brusegaard is a junior who has been involved in journalism since freshman year. Ever since Grace started school, reading and writing have been her favorite subjects...

Piper Koski

Managing Editor

Piper Koski loves spending her time playing volleyball, hanging out with friends and family, enjoying time outside, and traveling. Volleyball has been a big part of her life for the past six years. Throughout this time she has op...

Razan Karar

Design Editor

Razan Karar is a junior and design editor for The Live Wire. When she’s not designing, taking pictures, or writing articles, you can find her watching movies or hanging with friends and family. She’s also involved with ro...

Abby Fowler

Copy Editer

Abby Fowler is a self-proclaimed Jurassic Park enthusiast and boba tea connoisseur. After living in Wisconsin for 10 years, Abby moved to Iowa shortly before starting as a freshman at West. She enjoys rollerblading and practi...

Tessa Miller

Social Media Chair

Tessa Miller, junior, is a member of The Live Wire staff for the first time this year. Her hobbies include running and soccer and she is involved in numerous clubs including FCA, Best Buddies, and Difference Makers. Outside of s...

Kaylee Deisbeck

Social Media Chair

Kaylee Deisbeck, 11, is in her first year a part of the Live Wire staff. She plays soccer and is involved in multiple school clubs including Difference Makers, Best Buddies, FCA, and NHS. This year Kaylee’s goal is to get more ...

Haley Wojciechowski

Business Manager

Haley Wojciechowski is the Business Manager for both yearbook and newspaper this year. Her love for reading, writing, and telling the untold stories has made this her third year taking journalism. Some of Haley’s interests are...

Carley Spading

Reporter

Carley Spading, senior, is a reporter on the Liberty Live Wire, and is also involved in band, show band, jazz ensemble, and GSA. She has a passion for animals and the natural world, and enjoys writing and art. Getting to be a...

Kaylee Berns

Reporter

Kaylee Berns, junior, is a part of Liberty's Varsity Volleyball team and Best Buddies Club. Her favorite holiday is Christmas because she enjoys time surrounded by happiness and family. The quote “In the middle of every diffi...

Hannah Siems

Reporter

Hannah Siems is a new member of The Live Wire staff. She loves being outdoors and with friends. Hannah also enjoys taking and editing photos. She joined The Live Wire staff because she thinks it’s a great opportunity to branch o...

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