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Damara Stevens

Damara Stevens, JAG photo editor

This is junior Damara Stevens’ second year on the JAG yearbook staff. She will be working alongside her staff members as a photo and assistant editor. Damara is also a member of StuCo, the Relay for Life executive leadership team, NHS, Spanish NHS and Student Ambassadors. When she is not in the journalism room or occupied with extracurriculars, Damara spends her time playing with her foster puppies, going on walks and hanging out with her family.

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In the foyer, seniors Lexi Claeys and Abigail Drumm smile for a picture after graduating.

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May 24, 2021
In front of the jaguar statue in the foyer, senior Hannah Chern poses for a picture with her cap and diploma.

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May 24, 2021
Holding their diplomas out, seniors Colin Maddox, Kyle Moylan, Drew Powers and Andrew Archer smile for a picture amongst their other friends.

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May 24, 2021
In the aux gym after the ceremony, seniors Karch Crawford and Jonathan Atchley pose for a picture.

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May 24, 2021
After the ceremony, senior Pete Janssen shakes hands with his previous science teacher Chad Brown.

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May 24, 2021
Holding her diploma, senior Ashley Williams smiles while walking through the hallway one last time after graduating.

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May 24, 2021
With her cap in one hand, senior Caiden Dean hugs counselor Patricia Chandler.

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May 24, 2021
Walking through a hallway with teachers on either side, senior Mia Colletti waves goodbye.

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May 24, 2021
After walking across the stage, senior Elle Zars poses for a picture with her diploma.

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May 24, 2021
In the hallway after the ceremony, senior Julian Brillantes fist bumps his previous teachers and staff members.

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May 24, 2021
Leaning in, senior Molly Smith smiles and shakes hands with principal Dr. Gail Holder.

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May 24, 2021
On stage, senior Alec Schmidt receives his diploma.

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May 24, 2021
Before walking off stage, senior Grace McLeod accepts congratulations from principal Dr. Gail Holder.

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May 24, 2021
While looking at principal Dr. Gail Holder, senior Sam Leaver shakes hands with her.

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May 24, 2021
With his diploma in one hand, senior Cole McClure shakes hands with principal Dr. Gail Holder.

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May 24, 2021
Holding her hands out, senior Emily Feuerborn goes in for a hug with principal Dr. Gail Holder.

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May 24, 2021
At the end of the stage, senior Noah Collins hugs principal Dr. Gail Holder.

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May 24, 2021
After receiving her diploma, senior Tyler Bret shakes hands with principal Dr. Gail Holder.

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May 24, 2021
While smiling at principal Dr. Gail Holder, senior Leif Campbell shakes her hand.

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May 24, 2021
Holding her diploma in one hand, senior Ava Bredwell smiles at principal Dr. Gail Holder.

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May 24, 2021
After walking across the stage, senior class president Jonathan Atchley hugs principal Dr. Gail Holder.

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May 24, 2021
Looking out at the crowd, student body president Ellie Boone gives a speech.

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May 24, 2021
In the middle of the crowd, senior Kennedy Eyberg claps after social studies teacher Jeff Wieland finishes his speech.

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May 24, 2021
Hands on the podium, senior class president Jonathan Atchley speaks to the rest of his class.

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May 24, 2021
Eyes on the graduating class, social studies teacher Jeff Wieland gives his speech as the speaker nominated by the graduating class.

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May 24, 2021
As the crowd claps, senior Gage Kirkpatrick stands to be recognized for going into the military.

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May 24, 2021
Standing, senior Alexander Hart is recognized for going into the military.

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May 24, 2021
At the podium, principal Dr. Gail Holder welcomes everyone to the graduation ceremony.

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May 24, 2021
Amongst his fellow classmates, senior Zachary Botkin stands to be recognized as class valedictorian.

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May 24, 2021
Gesturing her friends closer, junior Kira Tilden continues dancing.

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May 24, 2021
On the dance floor, students participate in a conga line.

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May 24, 2021
Holding her phone up, senior Morgan Botts takes a selfie with juniors Jada Eggleston and Ty Allenbrand.

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May 24, 2021
In the middle of a song, senior Makenna Kacsir dances.

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May 24, 2021
Hands on his hips, junior Jordan Manning dances to the “Macarena” with his friends.

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May 24, 2021
On the dance floor, senior Alexya Cummings dances close to her date.

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May 24, 2021
With a sequin mask on, junior Gracie Martin looks at her dance partner.

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May 24, 2021
With his date, senior Patty McClain, junior Cameron Long continues dancing.

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May 24, 2021
Holding hands with each other, seniors Emily Harris and Addison Kemp sing while dancing.

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May 24, 2021
In the middle of a slow dance, seniors Margaret Carey and Madelyn Augustine hold hands.

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May 24, 2021
Eyes on senior Izzy James, senior Sophia Armendariz continues dancing.

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May 24, 2021
The prom king court consisted of seniors Prathik Gadiraju, Jacob Hartman, John Fraka, Thomas Sellen and Cameron Coad. Fraka was crowned prom king.

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May 24, 2021
Before the crowning ceremony, seniors Nicole Crist and Molly Ricker adjust their crowns.

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May 24, 2021
After being announced prom queen, senior Molly Ricker is crowned by student body president senior Ellie Boone.

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May 24, 2021
In the middle of his dance, junior Nic Botkin sways from side to side at the front of the stage during Mr. Mill Valley Friday, April 9. Botkin won the title of Mr. Mill Valley.

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April 19, 2021
Preparing to serve the ball, junior Luke Hansen tosses it up in the air while swinging his racket back.

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April 19, 2021
Reaching out to the side, junior Ben Fitterer hits the ball back over the net.

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April 19, 2021
Eyes on the ball, junior Derek Mulder prepares to hit it over the net.

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April 16, 2021
After winning a point, junior Derek Mulder celebrates with his doubles partner junior Ben Fitterer.

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April 16, 2021
After sprinting across the court, junior Luke Hansen reaches out to return a hit.

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April 16, 2021
Holding signs to protest the lack of climate policies, juniors Taylor Doyle, Grace Emerson and Sydney Wootton march  as members of the Sunrise Movement.

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April 16, 2021
Shawnee Sunrise Chapter members pose in front of a  banner drop supporting the Green New Deal on K-7 Highway Friday, Oct. 18.

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April 16, 2021
Students involved in the Shawnee chapter of the Sunrise Movement create a banner advocating for the passage of the Green New Deal.

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April 16, 2021
Shawnee Sunrise Chapter members pose in front of a  banner drop supporting the Green New Deal on K-7 Highway Friday, Oct. 18.

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April 16, 2021
After being announced as this year’s Mr. Mill Valley, junior Nicholas Botkin gets crowned by JJ the Jaguar.

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April 10, 2021
While the votes are being tallied, student body secretary junior Elise Canning tells jokes to the audience.

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April 10, 2021
During the poem portion of the evening, junior Fischer Unruh reads Dr. Seuss’s “One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish” to the crowd.

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April 10, 2021
Mid-air, senior Cole McClure dives into an inflatable pool filled with balloons to show his swimming talent.

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April 10, 2021
While assistant basketball coach Kurtis Bangle stands on stage, senior Aaron Kephart dunks a basketball over his head into a basket held by senior Peter Janssen.

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April 10, 2021
Looking down at the music, senior Peter Janssen continues playing “Mary Had a Little Lamb” on his trumpet to show his talent.

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April 10, 2021
With an electric guitar in his hands, senior John Fraka continues playing a song by Ariana Grande.

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April 10, 2021
During the talent portion of the night, junior Declan Taylor continues dancing.

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April 10, 2021
Looking out to the crowd, senior Aaron Kephart poses during his introduction.

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April 10, 2021
Reaching his arms out, senior Peter Janssen looks toward the crowd during his introduction.

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April 10, 2021
With his eyes on the crowd, junior Fischer Unruh holds up peace signs from the stage.

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April 10, 2021
At the beginning of the show, senior John Fraka dances between senior Peter Janssen and junior Fischer Unruh. StuCo held the sixth annual Mr. Mill Valley Friday, April 9 in the Performing Arts Center. Junior Nic Botkin was crowned this year’s Mr. Mill Valley after being voted into the final four by the audience, then chosen by the panel of judges to win. The event raised $503 for Relay for Life of Jaguar Nation.

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April 10, 2021
Speaking into the microphone, student body president Ellie Boone introduces each Mr. Mill Valley candidate.

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April 10, 2021
Students begin to qualify to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

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April 6, 2021
Walking up to collect his letter, senior Aiden Parker receives two placement letters for placing in two separate competitions at the Job Olympics.

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April 6, 2021
Running up to collect her letter, junior Hannah Hunter energetically receives her award.

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April 6, 2021
Helping out with signing letters for job olympics, junior Kinley Drummond gets ready for the award ceremony.

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April 6, 2021
To celebrate finishing the Job Olympics, students were given the opportunity to choose a prize from a collection of rewards.

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April 6, 2021
Reaching for his trophy, student Jackson Stieutitt smiles as he goes to receive his reward.

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April 6, 2021
Collecting his letter from placing in the competition, senior Rylan Rothgeb smiles at special education teacher TJ Finan

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April 6, 2021
Looking down at his trophy, junior Gabe Fuller holds his letter for placing at the Job Olympics.

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April 6, 2021
Reaching for his letter, junior Kyle West beams with excitement.

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April 6, 2021
Holding her dress up, senior Parker Trollinger dances at the front of the stage.

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April 6, 2021
After walking through a tunnel created by the other actors, junior Benjamin Baumgart sings.

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April 6, 2021
Surrounded by other daughters, senior Ellie Boone points to the castle.

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April 6, 2021
With a sword between them, senior Leif Campbell and sophomore Asa Esparza look at each other.

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April 6, 2021
Baton in hand, senior Madison Jensen leads the police officers in a song and dance.

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April 6, 2021
Dressed in a pirate costume, freshman Aiden Ferguson holds a sword out towards sophomore McKenzie Keltner.

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April 6, 2021
Holding a telescope, senior Leif Campbell looks to where the daughters are.

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April 6, 2021
With her arm out and an umbrella on her shoulder, freshman Tenley Moss sings to the audience.

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April 6, 2021
Pointing a sword at freshman Tenley Moss, junior Mason Mullen walks in a circle around her.

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April 6, 2021
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February 22, 2021
Looking at head wrestling coach Travis Keal, senior Nick Whisler prepares to be recognized during senior night.

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February 22, 2021
Eyes up, senior Brodie Scott walks alongside his parents to the mat.

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February 22, 2021
In between his parents, senior Ethan Kremer greets head wrestling coach Travis Keal before walking out.

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February 22, 2021
Reaching out to fist bump head wrestling coach Travis Keal, senior Carson Dulitz makes his way onto the mat to be recognized for senior night.

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February 22, 2021
Prior to walking out to be recognized on the mat, senior Caiden Casella stands between his parents beside head wrestling coach Travis Keal.

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February 22, 2021
Before the meet begins, head wrestling coach Travis Keal speaks to his wrestlers about the meet.

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February 22, 2021
With his opponent under him, senior Brodie Scott reaches out to grab his arm.

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February 22, 2021
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