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The Talon

2016-2017 Staff

Audrey Serrano

Features Editor

I am a sophomore this school year and this is my second year in the OC Journalism Department, but my first year on the newspaper staff of The Talon as the features editor. During my spare time, I love to write, read, and spend...

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Cynthia Garraway

Advisor

I am honored to be the advisor for The Talon! The 2016-2017 school year will mark my 15th year teaching, and my 9th year at O'Connor teaching 12th grade English, COM 100, Newspaper, and Journalism. I also am an Adjunct for Rio Sa...

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Samantha Ruoff

News Columnist

Hello, my name is Sam and I am in my final year at OHS! I love to draw, listen to music, and play video games on my spare time. I am glad to be in Newspaper because I feel like I am actually apart of something big! My goals for ...

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Nikki Hazelett

Sports Editor

I am a sophomore at OHS and this is my second year in the Journalism Department and my first year in newspaper. I am excited to continue on in the Journalism Department and improve all aspects of my writing and photography. I a...

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Lexi Gass

Staff Writer

I’m a freshman here at OHS, and I’m excited to be apart of The Talon staff! I am 14 years old, and I write for the Features section. I am also in the beginning choir, and I enjoy musical theater as well. In my spare time, I li...

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Laci Holm

News Editor

This year I'm a sophomore at OHS. This is my first year in newspaper but my second year working with the journalism department. If I'm not busy watching How I Met Your Mother I'm playing with my demon hairless cat. I'm excited...

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Katie Diab

Staff Writer

I am a Junior at OHS this year and this will be my 2nd year in the Journalism Department and my 1st year on the Newspaper Staff. I do have experience in writing and photography from Journalism, English, and a job opportunity....

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Kasey Cross

Photography Editor

I am a sophomore and this is my second year in OHS's Journalism department and my first year at The Talon. I am the photo editor at The Talon and photojournalism is my personal favorite form of news. You can also see me at ha...

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Hayden Cunningham

Webmaster

I am a Junior this year and it is my first year on the newspaper. I am very excited to write on the newspaper because I love writing and I want to be a reporter. I enjoy everything musical and I play the saxophone and the guitar. I...

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Emilie Reid

Arts and Entertainment Editor

I am a junior this year and this is my first year on the Newspaper Staff. I've always enjoyed creative writing but I began to wonder if I would be any good at journalism and news style writing, and with the encouragement of a...

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Seth Moller

Video Producer

The opportunity to be a part of the Talon staff this year was a pleasant surprise for me, having not been in journalism before. But it was last year, while in the advanced media class, that I re-discovered the human spirit through journa...

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Travis Robertson

Copy Chief

I am a junior at OHS, and this is my third year in the journalism department and second on the Talon staff. This year I am the copy chief which means I am responsible for keeping track of and editing every single written story....

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Cassidy Moore

Design Chief

I’m a sophomore this year at OHS and this is my second year on the newspaper staff. This year I am proud to be in charge of OC Captured and I love working with everyone around the school to tell their story. I love listening t...

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Ethan Gilchrist

Managing Editor

I fell in love with journalism the moment I realized how many stories were waiting to be told. Every single person out there has something important to say. I seek to hear these stories and to spread them to other people in hopes o...

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Alexa Fuenmayor

Editor-in-Chief

I’m finally at the top of the food chain this year as I will be a senior at OHS. This is my third year in the journalism department but my second in newspaper. Making up for my parents’ wishes of me being involved in a sport...

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