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Marquette Messenger

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Marquette Messenger

The news site of Marquette High School

Marquette Messenger

Ben Hughes

Ben Hughes, Executive Producer, Production Editor

Ben Hughes (he/him), senior, is the Production Editor and Executive Producer for the Messenger and MHSNews. In his free time he plays golf, snowboards, skateboards, mountain bikes, and hikes. He also likes to travel, take photos, and spend time with his friends and family.

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Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) is participating in a national Day of Silence to protest the abuse, mistreatment and erasure of LGBTQ+ students. Organized by the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN), students are given a yellow card explaining their protest and providing statistics about the mistreatment of LGBTQ+ students in schools.

GSA Participates in National Day of Silence

Ben Hughes, Production Editor, Executive Producer
April 21, 2022

[Video] Principal Carl Hudson Memorial Vigil

Ben Hughes, Executive Producer
January 14, 2022
Sophomore, Bradley Odman, defenseman, shoots the puck from distance through multiple CBC defenders. The mustangs fell to the Cadets 3-0 on Monday, Nov. 8.

[Photo] Mustang Hockey Gets Results in Three Consecutive Games

Carter Van Buskirk (he/him), Staff Reporter
November 30, 2021
Captain Kenzie Petch, senior, dribbles through two Pioneer defenders to make a break for the goal. Petch has committed to play at Maryville University, an NCAA Division II school, next year. “I’ve had my friends support, family’s support, and a big part of it was my effort,” she said.

Varsity Field Hockey Celebrates Senior Night

Ben Hughes, Executive Producer & Production Editor
October 2, 2021

[Video] MHSNews | MHS Library Reopens

Ben Hughes, Executive Producer
September 27, 2021
Kayla Santucci, junior, looks to defend an Ursuline in bounds play in the Mustangs game Wednesday September 8. The Mustangs advanced to 3-2 on the season after their win over the Bears.

Photo Gallery: Varsity Field Hockey Defeats Ursuline Academy

Ben Hughes, Executive Producer & Production Editor
September 13, 2021
Businesses located near the intersection of Clarkson and Highway 40 put out signs to help bring in workers during the on going labor shortage. Teens are often the ones occupying the food and retail service workers that businesses are looking for now.

Teens Deserve Better Employment Benefits

Ben Hughes (he/him), Production Editor & Executive Producer
September 13, 2021
Larson Hill, senior poses with his car, warming bag and mask, all required for his job delivering food for DoorDash. Recently, DoorDash has become a popular employer for MHS students due to it’s easy sign up, flexibility and high pay.

Students Work for Food Delivery Service DoorDash

Ben Hughes, Photography Editor, Online Publisher
April 1, 2021

[Video] MHSNews | Seniors Write Thank You Notes to Rockwood Teachers

Ben Hughes, Photography Editor, Online Publisher
December 9, 2020
The Mustangs celebrate with the District championship plaque after sweeping the Francis Howell Knights three sets to none. This was their first district championship win since 2013.

Girls Volleyball Wins First District Championship Since 2013

Ben Hughes, Photography Editor, Online Publisher
October 29, 2020
Creve Coeur police officers stand guard at the entrance of County Executive Dr. Sam Page’s neighborhood as protesters begin to gather. Police were on site to keep protesters from advancing farther up the street to Dr. Page’s home.

Photo Gallery: Let Them Play Ralley

Ben Hughes, Photography Editor, Online Publisher
September 18, 2020

MHSNews | AFJROTC stocks MHS food pantry

Ben Hughes, Photography Editor, Online Publisher
September 18, 2020
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