The Talon

2021-2022 Staff

Gabriel  Souza
Editor in Chief

Gabriel Souza

Gabriel Souza is a junior at Sandra Day O’Connor, this is his second year on The Talon. He is very excited for a great year as The Talon's Editor in Chief. Gabriel has always been interested in the n...

Lindsay Steinberg
Copy Chief

Lindsay Steinberg

Hi! I’m Lindsay Steinberg and I’m a senior. I’m a Copy Chief for The Talon and this is my second year on the paper. Personally, I joined The Talon for my love of telling stories and making sure people ...

Jackson Morgan
Editorial Chief

Jackson Morgan

My name is Jackson Morgan. I am a junior and this is my second year writing for The Talon and I am the editorial chief. I am also on the wrestling team. I spend my spare time either wrestling or playin...

Kaitlyn Smitten
Sports Editor

Kaitlyn Smitten

Hi, my name is Kaitlyn Smitten and I am a junior. This is my second year on The Talon. I am this year's Sports Editor. I spend a lot of my time playing club softball as well as sleeping and reading. I...

Victoria Kirova
Features Editor

Victoria Kirova

Hi my name is Victoria Kirova, and I am a sophomore. This is my first year on The Talon and I am the Features Editor. I decided to join The Talon because of my love for writing and desire to shed ligh...

Aayushi Datta
News Editor

Aayushi Datta

Hi, I am Aayushi Datta, and this is my first year as a member of the Talon. I am very excited to be a part of the newspaper staff and also to be working as the News Editor for this year. I joined The Tal...

Ananya Thekkemelepatt
Social Media Manager

Ananya Thekkemelepatt

Hi my name is Ananya Thekkemelepatt and I am a junior. I am the Social Media Manager of The Talon and this is my first year working on the paper. This year I am hoping to bring more awareness and attent...

Manasi Tripathi
Staff Writer

Manasi Tripathi

Hi! This is Manasi Tripathi and I am a sophomore. This is my first year in talon and I am a staff writer. I am super excited to work with The Talon. A few of my hobbies are swimming, writing, and trave...

Michael Brown
Staff Writer

Michael Brown

My name is Michael Brown and I am a staff writer on the Talon. This is my first year being on the Talon and I am very excited to be a part of the team. In my free time I enjoy skating, making clothes, ...

Brandon Sengthong
Staff Writer

Brandon Sengthong

My name is Brandon Sengthong and this is my sophomore year at O’Connor. This is also my first year participating as a Talon Staff Writer. I hope to improve myself at writing and stay on staff for the next ...

Heaven Parson
Staff Writer

Heaven Parson

Hi! I’m Heaven Parson-Frost, I’m a junior this year at OC. This is my second year on the newspaper staff as a staff writer, I am so excited for this year! I joined The Talon last year because I love ...

Cindy Garraway
Advisor

Cindy Garraway

Cindy Garraway is honored to be the adviser for The Talon! The 2020-2021 school year will mark her 19th year teaching, and her 13th year at O'Connor teaching 12th grade English, COM 100, Creative Writ...

Abby Mills
Photography Editor

Abby Mills

Hi! My name is Abby Mills and I am the photography editor for the Talon. I am a sophomore and this is my first year on The Talon. In my free time I enjoy reading, writing fiction, and taking photos. I h...