Staff (2017-18)

 

 

 

Emily van Deinse

Emily van Deinse

Editor-in-Chief

Editor-in-Chief, third-year staff member, progressive Christian, ballet dancer, grandma in a teenage body

Chloe Hilles

Chloe Hilles

Managing Editor

Third-year journalist, news writer, coffee addict and backpacker.

Rachel Chang

Rachel Chang

Social Media Editor

Second year journalist. Undeclared fan of Alexei Karamazov and the 3rd Moonlight Sonata and gene editing.

Anna Lapteva

Anna Lapteva

News Editor

Second-year staffer, pianist, scientist, ballerina, prospective innovator and a little bit addicted to stickers.

Grayson McCoy

Grayson McCoy

Photography Editor

Third-year journalist, photography editor, runner, and studying Tautological dialects.

Julia Fickenscher

Julia Fickenscher

A&E Editor

Arts and Entertainment Editor, peanut butter and chocolate enthusiast, lover of all things old-fashioned, and aspiring Disney Princess.

Jazmine Razo

Jazmine Razo

Video Editor

Video editor, second year journalist, softball player, lover of Thai food and thrift shopping

Kathryn Brandi

Kathryn Brandi

Sports Editor

Sports editor, third-year journalist, athlete, beach goer, traveler, adventurer and avid gum chewer.

Lauren Shields

Lauren Shields

Features Editor

Features editor, tea enthusiast, Pisces, laughs weird, and loves fish.

Maya Avelar

Maya Avelar

Illustrations Editor

Illustrator & first year staffer. I like cartoons, dinosaurs, and sleeping; not necessarily in that order.

Becka Shuere

Becka Shuere

Opinions Editor

Tea connoisseur, self-declared bibliophile and classical pianist. Also high school senior and Sherlock fan.

Alex Dodos

Alex Dodos

First-year opinions writer, humanist, aspiring garage-quality backing guitarist, surfer, and current events enthusiast.

Abigail Massar

Abigail Massar

Second-year photographer, senior, swimmer, vinyl enthusiast, and backpacker.

Amanda Perez

Amanda Perez

First-year features writer with intense passion towards optimism, the well-being of others, learning, ballet, dogs, and my mom's food.

Abby Sourwine

Abby Sourwine

Second year sports journalist, junior, athlete, optimist, female embodiment of Ted Mosby.

Claire Renar

Claire Renar

First-year video journalist, junior, with a passion for the gym, anything Quentin Tarantino, traveling, and infinite school spirit.

Emma Yakel

Emma Yakel

First-year A&E writer, ice cream lover, book enthusiast and a friend of animals.

Gabrialla Cockerell

Gabrialla Cockerell

Gabby is a second year photographer with a deep love for tamales, the weirdest bands you can find, history, doodling in her sketchbook, reading, patches and pins, and film.

Jocelyn Brossia

Jocelyn Brossia

Second-year Dragon Press staff member, Gryffindor, and proponent of the Oxford comma.

Jason Messner

Jason Messner

First year photographer, musician, math enthusiast, and slightly crazy about running.

Jordyn Savard

Jordyn Savard

Sophomore, first-year illustrator, loves going to the beach, spending time with family, friends, and pets, and drawing

Jill Vallance

Jill Vallance

First year news writer, sophomore, and adamant fan of Michael Keaton.

Jack Vielbig

Jack Vielbig

Second year sports writer. Fan of Jesus, penguins, Rubik's cubes, string cheese, etc.

Katie Denger

Katie Denger

First year Sports Writer, Sophomore, Soccer Player, and orange juice addict.

Matthew Godfrey

Matthew Godfrey

First time features writer, avid slacklinist, Jedi padawan, Pokemon Master, wannabe regional paper salesman, Hans Zimmer enthusiast, Flip Flop ambassador, and an Astro Camp lover

Maddie Ozbourn

Maddie Ozbourn

Junior and first-year journalist, responsible for 80% of pun-induced eye rolls, likes eggs.

Nick Brandly

Nick Brandly

Second year videographer for the FDP. Aspiring aerospace engineer, hip hop dancer, and loves meeting new people.

Noah Hilles

Noah Hilles

First-year Writer, Lifelong Opinionist, and NJB

Nick Zoll

Nick Zoll

Nick is a second year sports staffer. He enjoys the outdoors, watching comedy TV, and loves to be in the presence of dogs.

Olivia Sanford

Olivia Sanford

First year photographer, future world traveler, aspiring marine biologist, and almond butter addict.

Quinn Dinkler

Quinn Dinkler

First year journalist, sophomore, baker, cross country runner, and avid Christmas lover.

Riley Bangs

Riley Bangs

First year A&E writer, senior, musician, admittedly a severe hipster.

Sam Bova

Sam Bova

Sam Bova is a second year Opinions writer but his opinions are fact and there can be no disagreeing with them.

Sophia Parker

Sophia Parker

1st year A&E writer

Sophomore, first year A&E writer, adventure seeking, bundle of excitement, dancer, future fashion magazine editor or actress.

William Flannery

William Flannery

Third year on the Foothill Dragon Press. Opinion writer, loves to bike and swim, history enthusiast, and obsessed with analyzing.