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2017-2018 Staff

Taylor Lavigne


Taylor Lavigne's favorite activities outside of school?  ¨I like music, I used to play the flute.¨ 'My sister and my brother both came to BFA . . . I live a few minutes away." Lavigne has been on the honor roll. Her...

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Kira Williams


Kira Williams is currently a senior here at BFA. Williams grew up in St. Albans, VT. She has two brothers and one sister in her family. She is also the middle child in her family. One of Kira’s favorite animals is a rabbit....

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Haley Seymour


Haley Seymour is the first in her family to attend BFA and is originally from Burlington. Her mother is her greatest influence to give everything her best shot because of the support she gives Haley. When she gets out of...

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Julia Scott


Julia Scott (’19) is from St. Albans Town, Vermont. She lives with her parents Jennifer and Daniel and younger brother Owen. Her brother will be attending BFA in 5 academic years. Scott was exposed to the idea of Journalism...

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Eric "Jasper" Johnson


Jasper is from Fairfield originally and that is where he went to school for middle school.  Jasper chose to go to BFA because it was the closest to his house in Fairfield, and he has a connection due to his sister going to BFA...

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Mariah Clogston


Mariah Clogston (`18) is a journalist for the BFA Mercury. Clogston has many unique and interesting connections to BFA. Not only does Clogston attend the school, but her uncle participated in transforming the hospital into what i...

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Nicholas "Nick" Clark


Nicholas Michael Clark is a senior at BFA this year, and he is the youngest of four children. Over the summer he moved from a rather secluded area in Sheldon, Vermont, to Swanton. Clark plays both basketball and lacrosse at...

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Alek Wolfe

Asst. Editor

After being in Journalism all of last year, Wolfe has stepped up to aid Editor-In-Chief Ambyr Wagner in running the Mercury show, as Assistant Editor. Wolfe has produced over 100 editions of his creation, "The Mixdown," a radio ...

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Ambyr Wagner


Ambyr Wagner is Editor -In-Chief of the Mercury. With a full year of Journalism "under her belt" during the 2016-17 school year, Wagner took over the Mercury reins from Robbie Maher for the 2017-18 school year....

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