Cotter Chronicle

2018-2019 Staff

Jack Gardner

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Jack Gardner is a senior who loves to skate. He works at his family business called Wellingtons. Also he has one older sister named Bailey and two older brothers named Charlie and Max. He plays basketball, baseball, Football,...

Austin Hicks

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Austin Hicks is 17 year old senior.  He was born in South Bend, Indiana. Austin moved tom Winona one year ago. Austin has two brothers, Clayton(20), and Logan(8). They moved to Winona because his dad was transferred here through...

Billy Su

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Billy Su, a junior, arrived in February to frigid cold temps, a dramatic change from South Carolina. Billy attended the Ben Lippen School prior to his transfer to Cotter. "It's so cold I cannot feel my fingers," Billy remarked....

Manya Kamara

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Meet the fashionista, African queen, and curly hair enthusiast, Manya Kamara! Manya is the daughter of Connie and Amara Kamara, along with her brother, Abraham. Amara came all the way to this freezing cold state of Minnesota from...

Grace Ping

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Grace Ping, a name you might recognize around the Cotter campus. The 15-year-old sophomore is a running champ, alongside her siblings Lauren (13) and Jamison (10). You may wonder, "What are their parents, Megan and Ryan, feeding...

Vivienne Warner

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Vivienne Warner is a senior at Cotter this year. She is from Winona and lives with her mom and sister, Lucy. When Vivienne has free time she enjoys watching The Office, playing her violin, and sleeping. She has been working at HyVee...

Josh Wobig

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Josh Wobig, also known as Jrock, Jdizzle, Jdawg, or Jsoup is a 17 year old senior that attends Cotter High school. Josh enjoys the people and the atmosphere of Cotter. He has always lived in Winona and has been employed at Dairy...

Madelyn Arnold

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Madelyn Arnold is a  senior at Cotter . She has three siblings (Alex, Andrew, and Morgan), all who go to, or have graduated from, Cotter. Madelyn has grown up in Winona. Madelyn enjoys going to her cabin, traveling, listening...

Mark Rivers

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Mark Rivers is a 17 year old senior at Cotter. He was born in LaCrosse, Wisc., but now lives on the east side on Winona. He has three older brothers who are all Cotter grads. In Mark's free time he enjoys playing survival based...

Allie Picha

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 Allison (Allie) Picha,  known as the girl who is frequently late to most of her classes, is a senior at Cotter, and is the youngest child in her family. Allie is currently a varsity volleyball captain, and during the summer ...

Talyn Gilbertson

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Talyn Gilbertson Born: December 16, 2000 Education: Cotter High School Religion: Catholic Political Party: Republican Early Life: Talyn Gilbertson, was born and raised in Valley Oaks, Winona, Minn. Gilbertson has...

Coy A. Pederson

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Coy Allen Pederson is senior at Cotter High School in Winona, Minn. Originally from Lanesboro Minn., being born on October 22, 2000, Coy transferred to Cotter his junior year. In his free time he enjoys traveling with his family,...

Hailey Olson

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Find Hailey Olson, 17, a senior at Cotter, walking into school right before the bell with an iced coffee in hand. An iced coconut milk mocha macchiato, that is. Hailey can't wait for graduation. In the meantime, Hailey is hoping...

Leo Zhang

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Leo Zhang (Dong Shi Zhang) is a senior at Cotter. His hometown is Da Lian, China and that’s where he spent his summer last year. He lived and worked on his father’s farm, he was digging the land to expose the dirt to air ...

Todd Deng

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Todd (Tao) Deng, is truly enjoying his time. Todd came to Cotter three years ago when he was only 14. “I liked the school from the start,” he said. Here, he met his first roommate, Jim. “Jim was smart and extremely helpful...

Mercedes Kauphusman

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Mercedes Kauphusman is a junior at Cotter. Mercedes has three brothers: Jack (23), Peter (19), and Roman (13). She was born and raised in Winona. She enjoys taking walks with her mom, rollerblading, singing and dancing and playing...

Tia Trainor

Staff Writer

Tia Trainor, 17, is a Junior here at Cotter. She was adopted from Ryzan Russia and has lived Winona most of her life. She has a sister, Chloe Trainor, 16'  Cotter alum and two dogs: Clara and Chance. Outside of school, you will...

Charlie Reilly

Staff Writer

Charlie Reilly is a sophomore at Cotter. Charlie plays basketball, football, and baseball. When Charlie wakes up he sometimes takes a showers if the smell check does not equal to his expectations, he then proceeds to brush his t...

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