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Senior Vanessa Banks poses with a photo of her beloved pet cat.

Senior Spotlight: Vanessa Banks

Emma Bernick, Media Editor September 10, 2018

Not many teenagers can say that they have written, directed, and produced their own short film, but senior Vanessa Banks can. After being encouraged by West iJAG teacher Cynthia Safford, Banks decided...

“I have always watched movies and thought ‘wow that was a good movie’ but now it’s more like ‘did you see those transitions? And that lighting?’ Overall it has given me a different way to view movies and a deeper appreciation for them,” senior Vanessa Banks said.

Lights, camera, action!

Hannah Andrews , News Editor September 7, 2018

The director looked upon the audience with nervous anticipation, they laughed at the joke and the nerves flooded out like a rushing river. Being new to film making, Vanessa Banks hopped into the Urban...

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