Oviedo Journalism

2017-2018 Staff

Sophia Bloom
Artist

Sophia Bloom

Sophia Bloom is a junior. She is an artist in her first year on staff for The Lion's Tale newspaper.  In Sophia's free time, she enjoys listening to classical music, drawing pictures, and writing stories. She also loves to play ...

Pamela Chapman
Reporter

Pamela Chapman

Pamela Chapman is a senior. She is a reporter in her second year on staff for The Lion's Tale newspaper. Pamela is a big fan of the football teams the Auburn Tigers and the New England Patriots. She loves to travel and also lov...

Connor Compton
Reporter

Connor Compton

Connor Compton is a senior. He is a reporter in his third year on staff for The Lion's Tale newspaper. Connor enjoys Disney and farming, and his family lives with a goat that thinks she is a human.

Josh Cordonero
Designer

Josh Cordonero

Josh Cordonero is a senior. He is a designer in his first year on staff for The Lion's Tale newspaper. Josh spends most of his time inside his garden that is filled with all types of fruits and vegetables, though when he isn't...

Nevada Cullen
Sports Editor

Nevada Cullen

Nevada Cullen is a junior. He is the sports editor in his second year on staff for The Lion's Tale newspaper. He is a baseball player for the Oviedo High School team. Nevada is a die-hard fan of the Miami Dolphins as well as ...

Alexis DeSena
Artist

Alexis DeSena

Alexis Desena is a junior. She is an artist in her first year on staff for The Lion's Tale newspaper. Alexis is a dog person and has three of her very own dogs. She is typically a very quiet person whose hobbies include sleeping...

Isabel Fain
Photographer

Isabel Fain

Isabel Fain is a junior. She is a photographer in her first year on staff for The Lion's Tale newspaper. Isabel, who is related to Pocahontas, is a quiet person who loves all things books, Marvel and music. She plays the pian...

Bryn Garick
Online Editor

Bryn Garick

Bryn Garick is a junior. She is an online editor in her third year on staff for The Lion's Tale newspaper. In Bryn's free time, she practices her dance moves, listens to music and watches funny videos of pandas on the internet...

Danielle Griffiths
Features Editor

Danielle Griffiths

Danielle Griffiths is a senior. She is the features editor in her third year on staff for The Lion's Tale newspaper. Danielle is the biggest fan of all things Disney, and of all the succulent plants she takes care of. She love...

Trey Hargis
Online Editor

Trey Hargis

Trey Hargis is a senior. He is an online editor in his second year on staff for The Lion's Tale newspaper. In Trey's free time, he plays video games on his PlayStation, as well as watching every Netflix show.

Christopher Keefer
Designer

Christopher Keefer

Christopher Keefer is a senior. He is a designer in his first year on staff for The Lion's Tale newspaper. Christopher is fascinated with technology and all of its uses in modern society. When Christopher is not working at his j...

Tessa Kowalski
Reporter

Tessa Kowalski

Tessa Kowalski is a sophomore at Oviedo High School. She is a reporter in her first year on staff for The Lion's Tale newspaper. Tessa is part of the water polo team at Oviedo High School. She enjoys watching hockey on TV and s...

Gillian Landwehr
Editor-in-Chief

Gillian Landwehr

Gillian Landwehr is a junior. She is an editor-in-chief in her third year on staff for The Lion's Tale newspaper.  Gillian likes to cuddle with her dog, Pixie, and when she isn't spending time with family, she enjoys spending...

Jesica Litton
Reporter

Jesica Litton

Jesica Litton is a senior.  She is a reporter in her third year on staff for The Lion's Tale newspaper. Jessica enjoys reading, writing and going to the lake with her pet pitbull, Rosco.

Declan Mccoy
Designer

Declan Mccoy

Declan Mccoy is a senior.  He is a designer in his fourth  year on staff for The Lion's Tale newspaper. Declan is a fan of Hearthstone and Overwatch.  He also enjoys messing around on Photoshop making fun pictures....

Joyce Ng
Opinion Editor

Joyce Ng

Joyce Ng is a junior.  She is the opinion editor in her second year on staff for The Lion's Tale newspaper.  She enjoys exploring new places and watching films.  When she isn't busy playing piano, she practices her photogra...

Kimberly Penuel
Artist

Kimberly Penuel

Kimberly Penuel is a sophomore. She is an artist in her first year on staff for The Lion's Tale newspaper. Kimberly enjoys to writing, drawing and sleeping. She also tends to spend lots of time hanging out with her friends outside ...

Conner Quinlan
Designer

Conner Quinlan

Conner Quinlan is a senior at Oviedo High School. He is a designer in his third year on staff for The Lion's Tale newspaper.  In Conner's free time, he enjoys video games, building computers and working with computer coding l...

Julian Rios
Ads Manager

Julian Rios

Julian Rios is a junior.  He is the ads manager in his second year on staff for The Lion's Tale newspaper. Julian likes art and boxing.  When he isn't spending the day at theme parks, he is busy watching Jurassic Park and eat...

Dylan Sachs
Reporter

Dylan Sachs

Dylan Sachs is a sophomore.  She is a reporter in her first year on staff for The Lion's Tale newspaper. Dylan likes eating pizza and cupcakes, as well as watching "The Office."

Paige Simpson
Editor-In-Chief

Paige Simpson

Paige Simpson is a senior.  She is an editor-in-chief in her third year on staff for The Lion's Tale newspaper.  Paige likes sports and music.  When she isn't writing, she is binge-watching TV shows and painting.

Saadhana Sridharan
News Editor

Saadhana Sridharan

Saadhana Sridharan is a junior.  She is the news editor in her second year on staff for The Lion's Tale newspaper.  Saadhana likes to eat food and look up new recipes.  When she is not writing, she can be found cycling througho...

Emma Stokes
Reporter

Emma Stokes

Emma is a sophomore.  She is a reporter in her first year on the staff for The Lion's Tale newspaper. Emma loves music and photography as well as playing the ukulele.

Sravani Thupili
Reporter

Sravani Thupili

Sravani Thupili is a sophomore. She is a reporter in her first year on staff for The Lion's Tale newspaper. Sravani is on the school's soccer team and performs the piano. She loves the show "Friends" and is a frequent traveler...

Reporter

Emily Vernikos

Emily Vernikos is a junior.  She is a reporter in her second year on staff for The Lion's Tale newspaper. Emily likes to play video games on her self-built computer and work on her skills as an artist.

Abigail Wydra
Reporter

Abigail Wydra

Abigail Wydra is a sophomore.  She is a reporter in her second year for the staff of The Lion's Tale newspaper. Abigail enjoys swimming for Blue Dolfins.  When she isn't in the pool, she enjoys to writing creatively and stud...

Christina York
Reporter

Christina York

Christina York is a junior. She is a reporter in her second year on staff for The Lion's Tale newspaper. Christina is a very quiet and shy person who enjoys writing, drawing and being with dogs.

Kathleen York
Reporter

Kathleen York

Kathleen York is a freshman.  She is a reporter in her first year on staff for The Lion's Tale newspaper. Kathleen enjoys writing and animals. When she isn't riding a roller coaster at a theme park, she can be found on the b...

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