The student news site of Oviedo High School in Oviedo, FL

Oviedo Journalism

The student news site of Oviedo High School in Oviedo, FL

Oviedo Journalism

The student news site of Oviedo High School in Oviedo, FL

Oviedo Journalism

2021-2022 Staff

Emma Yost
Editor in Chief

Emma Yost

Hi, my name is Emma (she/her) and I am editor in chief and this is my fourth year on staff. In my free time, I like to bake, spend time with my pets, and write. When I'm not in the newspaper room, you can usually find me in my...

Hannah Warrner
Online Editor

Hannah Warrner

My name is Hannah (she/her), I'm a junior this year, and this is my second year on the Lion's Tale staff! I'm the online manager for our publication and I am super excited for this year and can't wait to see all the great stories...

Ashlee Ross
Features Editor

Ashlee Ross

My name is Ashlee Ross (she/her), this is my second year on staff and I am the Features Editor. I love 1D. A fun fact about me is that I'm a dancer.

Kait Peterson
Culture Co-Editor

Kait Peterson

Kait is a sophomore and this is her first year on staff. Kait plays volleyball in her free time and works as a makeup artist at Halloween Horror Nights. 

Mackenzie Holmes
Sports Editor

Mackenzie Holmes

My name is Mackenzie (she/her). I love to write, I play volleyball, and somehow i ended up here as our Sports Editor! :) A fun fact about me is that I hate food touching. but love food.

Elliott Woodmansee-Siress
Entertainment Editor

Elliott Woodmansee-Siress

I'm Elliot (he/him) and I am the Entertainment Editor for the Lion's Tale newspaper, and this is my second year as an Editor, third year on staff. I'm a senior with a passion for art and entertainment, such as film, literature,...

Audrey Strembicki
Jr. Art Director/Photographer

Audrey Strembicki

Hi my name is Audrey Strembicki (she/her), I am the head photographer on Oviedo’s Lion’s Tale. When I graduate high school and college I want to become a professional sports photographer. It’s really fascinating to me to...

Danielle Stein
Photographer

Danielle Stein

I'm Danielle Stein (she/her) and I'm currently in 11th grade. This is my first year on staff and I'm a photographer for the Lion's Tale. I love taking candid photographs of school events and sports. A fun fact about me is that...

Vincent Crook
Reporter

Vincent Crook

I'm Vincent Crook (he/him) and a Senior at Oviedo HighSchool. I am a sports reporter for the Oviedo Lions Tale Newspaper. I joined the staff 3 years ago, the year 2019. I enjoy my position a lot and I can't wait to learn more...

Mikayla Philpot
Reporter

Mikayla Philpot

My name is Mikayla Philpot (she/her). I am a sophomore at Oviedo High School and a writer on the staff of the Lion's Tale. This is my first year on staff. A fun fact about me is that I love horseback riding in my spare time.

Eric Esquivel
Reporter

Eric Esquivel

Hi, my name is Eric Esquivel (he/him). I'm a senior and sports writer. This is my first year on the paper but my second in publications. A fun fact about me is that I'm a Dallas Cowboys fan!

Merrick DiCarolis
Reporter

Merrick DiCarolis

Hi, my name is Merrick (he/him) and I’m a writer for the sports section. This is my first year on the staff and I’m very excited for this year. A fun fact about me is that I play basketball, football, and volleyball!  

Jaden Cordonero
Reporter

Jaden Cordonero

My name is Jaden Cordonero (he/him) and I'm a reporter for the Lion's Tale Newspaper, and an illustrator. I'm a Senior and it's my first year on staff. I love cheese! A fun fact about me is that I actually can't do a flip!

Madisyn Rummel
Reporter

Madisyn Rummel

My name is Madisyn Rummel (she/her) and I write for the Lions Tale newspaper. My favorite thing to write are opinion pieces at the moment. This is also my first year on staff! A fun fact about me is that I still owe Mr.Langevin...

Nathaniel Zoucha
Reporter

Nathaniel Zoucha

Hi my name is Nate (he/him) and this is my first year on staff. I love to read! A fun fact about me is that I like anime!

Alexis Shaughnessy
Reporter

Alexis Shaughnessy

I'm Alexis Shaughnessy (she/her) and this is my first year on staff and I am a reporter. I consider myself a very kind, friendly person and I love to write. I love being around friends and family and I am a hard worker. A fun...

Riley Sanderson
Reporter

Riley Sanderson

I'm Riley (she/her) and I love to write about anything, but I have the most to say when it comes to sports and entertainment. I may not say much, but hopefully all the words I write make up for the ones I don't say. This is my...

Isabella Perez
Reporter

Isabella Perez

I'm Isabella Perez (she/her) and this is my first year on staff and I'm a writer. I'm helping create a club that works kind of like a support group. I like to express myself through my hair by dying it and sometimes through my...

Esther Guevara
Reporter

Esther Guevara

My name is Esther Guevara (she/her) and I'm a new writer, I'm also a freshmen, and I also don't have a lot of interesting things to say at the moment but I'm also the one writing about STDs. A fun fact about me is that I have...

Hunter Fuehrer
Reporter

Hunter Fuehrer

Hello, my name is Hunter Fuehrer and I am a sportswriter for Oviedo Journalism. I got into the class through friends and this is my first year on staff. I look forward to coving all the sports we have here at Oviedo. A fun...

Laura Cruz
Reporter

Laura Cruz

Hi my name is Laura (she/her) and my position on staff is a reporter. I like to write about interesting dreams and romantic topics. I also love taking pictures of the beach. A fun fact about me is I like to collect keychains...

Joemi Cordonero
Reporter

Joemi Cordonero

I'm Joemi Cordonero (she/her) a junior and this is my first year on the newspaper staff. I am a writer and I'm excited to write on new cultural events and upcoming entertainment pieces. I enjoy hanging out with my friends and...

Audrey Choate
Reporter

Audrey Choate

My name is Audrey Choate (she/her), and I am a reporter on the Lions Tale newspaper staff. I like writing stories about things that are relevant to our school. The newspaper is very fun for me, as I like interviewing people and...

Nelly Campos
Reporter

Nelly Campos

Hi I'm Nelly (she/her) and I'm a senior and this is my second year at Oviedo High School. This is my first year as a writer on The Lion's Tale Staff. I love the newspaper environment and I'm so glad to be a part of it. A fun...

Kaden Bryant
Reporter

Kaden Bryant

My name is Kaden Bryant (he/him). I’m a reporter on staff. I’m a junior but it’s my first year working on the newspaper staff. A fun fact about me is that I enjoy cats.

Paris Brown
Reporter

Paris Brown

Hello, I'm Paris (she/her)! I'm a junior and it's my first year on staff! I'm a reporter\writer! Hopefully, I'll get to do more like maybe think of designs for the paper, I really love designing things when I get the chance. A...