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2015-2016 Staff

Abigail Barrett

Hi there, I’m Abigail Barrett and I am the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal for this school year. This is my third year on staff and I have now finally gotten over my fear of interviewing. I am a huge...

Riley Childers

Hey there, I’m Riley Childers. I have been a part of Southport’s publications since I was a freshman, and now being a senior, I am Managing Editor-of-Design for both the website and the newspaper....

Niki Smithers

Hey, my name is Niki Smithers. I’m a senior and the sports editor this year. I’m also the Copy Editor for the yearbook. I’ve been involved in sports for as long as I can remember. I play both school...

Nick Meacham

When I was little, I sent a young child to the hospital. I guess accidentally throwing a tiny, metal hairclip at the speed of light directly onto a sweet girl’s head will cause a gash that requires stitches....

Fibi Kim

Hello beautiful people, My name is  Fibi Kim, I am currently a senior. This year will be my second year being on the Journal. I am editor for the foreign language section. One thing that I want to...

Trinity Cline-Smith

Hello friend! If you don’t already know, because for some reason you’ve been living under a rock, my name is Trinity. This year, I will be the Entertainment Editor for the Journal. I enjoy deep intellectual...

Riley Hyatt

I’m Riley Hyatt and as a junior, I am privileged to be the news editor for my second year on the Journal staff. I’m a varsity cheerleader and love cheering on my SHS Cardinals at all sporting events....

Leah Newhouse

My name is Leah Newhouse. I am a junior and the features editor. Along with being on the Journal staff, I am involved with theater. I love rhinoceroses and macaroni and cheese. My hobbies involve listening...

Morgan Gadient

I’m Morgan Gadient and I am the editor of the opinion page. This works out nicely because you will come to find that I’m just full of opinions. I’m only five feet tall so I have difficulties finding...

Kali Ingels

I’m a third year veteran in the Student Life section and my third and final year I have the position of being the Student Life section editor. It’s my last year, which means doing some pretty crazy...

Chris Cox

Hi, I am Christopher Ryan Cox and I am the business manager for your Southport High School Journal. I am a junior, however I am extremely young for my grade, but it’s okay cause I’m always dating an...

Jacob Bledsoe

My name is Jacob Bledsoe. Jacob Bledsoe the runner, not Jacob Bledsoe the football player. I am a senior here at Southport. I am also the staff artist for the Journal. I like to sit in strange places and...

Caleb Carrasquillo

Hi, my name is Caleb Carrasquillo. I’m a photographer. I’m tall. I like quesadillas. Quesadillas are good.  

Mark Carlson

Hello, I am Mark Carlson. I write for sports. I came into the Journal during the days of Dark Lord of the Sith, Brad Davis. But I survived long enough to see the light. In addition to writing for the Journal,...

Michael Crook

Hello, my name is Michael and I am a sports writer for the Journal here at Southport High School. This is my second year here on the staff and I plan on bringing you great work to help you keep up on some...

Justin Ray

Hi, I’m Justin Ray. This is my second year on the Journal. I am a sports writer. I will be covering football this fall. I am also hoping to be covering men’s basketball this winter like I did last...

Luke Manning

Hello, my name is Luke Manning. I am a sports writer for the Southport High School Journal. This is my first year on the Journal, and I am looking forward to a great year. Along with being on the Journal,...

Grace Iang

Hey, my name is Grace Iang. I’m a sophomore and I am writing for foreign language this year. I am involved in the peers project, key club, green earth society and I am an assistant for after-school intramurals....

Sung Zathang

Hi, my name is Sung Zathang and I am going to write for the foreign language section on the newspaper. I am a really shy person, so it will be hard for me to be able to communicate with the others, but...

Madeline Steward

My name is Madeline Steward and I’m a writer for the entertainment section. I’m a sophomore who enjoys shopping, makeup, art, and bath bombs. This is my first year on staff and I’m very excited....

Andrea Vidaurre

My name is Andrea Vidaurre and I’m a sophomore. I’m a reporter for the entertainment section of the newspaper. I am mixed with peruvian and white, that probably explains why you most likely can’t...

Madeline Hittel

My name is Madeline Claire Hittel and I’m overjoyed to be a junior here at Southport High School. I’m new to the Journal (and this school) and I am a writer on the entertainment staff. I spend the...

Jazlynn Stone

My name is Jazlynn Stone. I am a junior at SHS and, I write for the Journal. My position on the Journal is as an entertainment writer. One of the many things about me is that I love to write. It has been...

Andrew Tapp

My name is Andrew Tapp and I am a Sophomore at Southport High School. This is my first year on staff and I write for the news section. In my free time I enjoy catching up on what went on in the world that...

Ximena Sarinana

Hello! My name is Ximena Sariñana and I am a senior who now is a news reporter. I enjoy spending my time on Netflix watching novelas, they have these now on there, and movies. My favorite animal is a...

Hailey McKinney

I’m Hailey McKinney, a sophomore at Southport. I write for the news section of the Journal. I eat my weight in food daily and I’m terrified of George Lopez. I’m a boring person so there’s not much...

Sofia Salas

Hello, my name is Sofia Salas. My position on the 2015-2016 Journal staff is as a features writer. I am excited to be involved with the newspaper and to begin my experience as a Journal staffer! Although...

Logan Flake

Hi, my name’s Logan Flake. I’m a 16-year-old sophomore and I’m going into my first year on the Journal staff as a news writer. One thing you need to know about me right away is that I consider myself...

Courtney Russell

Courtney Russell's my name, and I'm in tenth grade. I am a writer for the feature section of the journal. Basically, American Horror story and Pretty Little Liars are life. I love spending time with my...

Monica Dile

My name is Monica Dile and write feature stories in the feature section for the Journal. I’m a sophomore who plays volleyball and I also run track. I will be managing the boys basketball team this year...

Destiny Bryant

Hey there! I’m Destiny Bryant, a sophomore and a features writer this year. Outside of school, I can usually be found admiring baby animals on Twitter or eating mac and cheese. I am really just your...

Jordan Jones

Howdy, my name is Jordan Jones (known to very few as jojo), I’m 17 although I may not look or act like it. I am a huge Harry Potter, Game of Thrones and Doctor Who fan/nerd (don’t judge). I do however...

Rae Updike

My name is Rae Updike and I am a sophomore at Southport High School. On the Journal staff, I am a first year student life writer, excited and ready to rumble. Outside of the Journal staff I am a committed...

Caitlyn Kriner

I’m Caitlyn Kriner, I’m a junior and I write for Student Life. This is my first year on the Journal staff, so bear with me.  I have a very upbeat personality, and in my freetime I enjoy hanging out...

Chelsea Burnett

My name is Chelsea Burnett. I am a senior and I write for student life on the Journal. I have played violin for about six years now. I like to teach myself to play contemporary music. I aspire to be a...

Dioneth Salas

Hello, my name is Dioneth Salas, I am a senior at Southport High school and I am a writer for student life. I consider myself to be very honest. I have been told that I seem shy or quiet, but I don’t...

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