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The Caravan

2020-2021 Staff

Edison Berisha

Staff writer

Edison Berisha is a 17-year-old junior at Mount Carmel. He was born in Ireland and attended pre-school there, but moved to the U.S. when he was five years old. After moving to the U.S., Edison and his family moved to Bridgeport, w...

Andrew Robustelli

Staff writer

Andrew Robustelli is from Chicago Heights, Illinois, just south of the city. He attended St Agnes Catholic School from pre-school through eighth grade, and played basketball and baseball throughout his grammar school years. He...

Joseph Asta

Staff writer

Joseph Christopher Asta is a senior currently attending Mount Carmel High School. At 17 years old, His current goals are to be accepted into a university with a four year education program. He is currently thinking of pursuing...

Artem Massey

Staff writer

Artem Massey is beginning his senior year and looking forward to attending college. Massey was born in Paris, France, and grew up in Moscow, Russia. While living in Russia, Massey attended Lycée Fraçais de Moscou, (the French...

Noah Mis

Staff writer

Noah Mis, an 18-year-old senior, has been on Mount Carmel's varsity roster for wrestling all four years, and won a state title as a junior at 132 lbs. He wants to continue wrestling in college at a Division 1 program. While attending...

Benjamin Fields

Staff writer

Benjamin Fields is a senior at Mount Carmel High School. Fields grew up in Brookfield, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago and attended S.E Gross Middle School. From there he  followed in his dad's footsteps and attended MC instead...

Angel Samperio

Staff writer

Angel Samperio, a 17-year old senior at Mount Carmel High School,  grew up in Lansing, Illinois, after coming to the US from Mexico in 2005. In 2006 he moved to Schererville, Indiana, where he has lived ever since, attending...

Freddie Gist

Staff writer

Freddie Gist is a 17-year-old who lives in Chicago, Illinois. During high school, Freddie attended University of Chicago Laboratory Schools and then transferred to Mount Carmel at the start of his sophomore year. At Mount Carmel,...

Blayr Young

Staff writer

As a student determined to succeed, Mount Carmel senior Blayr Young has many goals he aspires to reach in the future. Young is a four-year AP student at Mt. Carmel and hopes to be a student athlete at the University of Illinois. The...

Patrick Hatzis

Staff writer

Patrick Hatzis is a 16-year-old junior at Mount Carmel High School. Hatzis was born in the West Loop, but now lives in the South Loop of Chicago. Hatzis attended private school through all of his years in grammar school, including...

Duke Allen

Staff writer

Duke Allen is a 17-year-old who was born and raised on the north side of Chicago. He is currently living in Stamford, Connecticut, where has is playing junior hockey for the Connecticut Jr Rangers in the United States Premier...

Mr. John Haggerty


Mr. John Haggerty is beginning his thirty-fifth year on the faculty of  Mount Carmel High School, and returns this year as moderator for mccaravan.org.  He teaches Advanced Placement Literature and Composition, Reading &...

Mr. George Vrechek

Assistant Instructor

Mr. George Vrechek is a part-time volunteer in his 12th year at Mount Carmel. Vrechek assists the 21st Century Media class by conducting classes on writing, arranging field trips, arranging interviews at local organizations and...

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