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Makynzie Steffens
Junior Makynzie Steffens is a photo editor for all of the journalism programs at AHS. Steffens earned her journalism letter at the beginning of her junior year. Steffens’ favorite part about journalism is taking pictures and helping people when they need help with photo editing and with the cameras. This past summer she had the opportunity to learn at a journalism summer camp hosted by Media Now at Drake University. 

Some other activities that Steffens has participated in are dance, NHS, MVP, tennis, journalism, cheer, dance team. She said, “As of recently there has been more of a priority to cheer because of Homecoming week, but normally journalism is the activity that takes up a majority of my time.” Taking photos is her favorite part of journalism, and enjoys taking photos for football and track. Steffens said, “...anything outside is pretty nice because the lighting helps.” 

Steffens wise words of advice are to “always be willing to try new things.” She said it’s also important to have a positive view on things even if you fail. Being open to making new friends outside Steffens friend group is something she wishes that she did before. Knowing when you are putting too much on your plate is one of her biggest challenges with high school activities such as journalism. She said, “just knowing your limitations on what you can and cannot do.”

Story by Eleanor Greving

Makynzie Steffens, Yearbook Editor

Feb 13, 2020
Learning to Teach (Media)
Feb 06, 2020
Is Atlantic in Your Future? (Media)
Jan 30, 2020
Role Models Among Us (Media)
Jan 28, 2020
An Update on the Class of 2019 (Media)
Jan 21, 2020
Writing Lines with Bireline (Media)
Nov 13, 2019
English Students Create Children’s Books (Media)
Oct 07, 2019
Area Schools Come Together for College Fair (Media)
Oct 03, 2019
Trojan Guard Hits the Road (Media)
Oct 03, 2019
The Eight-Year Streak Comes to an End (Media)
Sep 04, 2019
Trojan Football Starts Season With a Victory (Media)
May 16, 2019
Atlantic Girls Hang Up Rackets (Media)
May 09, 2019
Trojans Go Back-to-Back (Media)
May 02, 2019
Track Boys Earn Trojan Relays Title (Media)
Jan 21, 2019
100 Word Rants: 2018-19 (Story)
Jan 18, 2019
Another Loss to the Knights for the Trojans (Story)
Jan 10, 2019
Area Jobs Available for High School Students (Story)
Dec 08, 2018
Atlantic Girls Nearly Thwart Ranked Red Oak (Story)
Nov 13, 2018
Prom Dress Wishes from Fellow AHS Students (Story)
Oct 22, 2018
NEWS BRIEF — Student Council Brightens the Parking Lot (Story)
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Makynzie Steffens