GENESIS

2019-2020 Staff

SaraJade Potts

Hello! My name is SaraJade Potts. I’m a Freshman and joined GENESIS this semester. Taking  Journalism last semester awoke my passion for writing. Being a part of cheerleading, basketball, and student government has made my ...

Jose McDaniel

Hi, my name is Jose I’m a junior and this is my first year in GENESIS as a staff writer! I'm really excited to be joining because writing is one of the things I really enjoy doing and I feel as though it’s the one thing I...

Mariem Boussaha

Hey, I’m Mariem Boussaha a first year writer on this staff. I’m a junior for EMHS and I run cross country and track. I enjoy playing soccer, volleyball, and running with my teammates. I took journalism last year and was in...

Daniela Morales

Hi! My name is Daniela. I'm a new staff writer, so this is my first year in GENESIS. I joined GENESIS mainly because during my free time I like to write. My goal for GENESIS this year is to write fun and informative stories tha...

Richard Bautista

My name is Richard Bautista and this is my first year as a GENESIS writer. I hope to provide some mediocre writing, do nothing in my spare time, and also bake the staff some treats every once in awhile. NOTE from staff: Richar...

Felisha Campanello

Hi, I’m Felisha :) I’m a junior and I’m the news editor for GENESIS! I play volleyball and throw discus for our Track and Field team. I’m really tall, and no, I don’t play basketball. My biggest pet-peeve is when pe...

Xavier Sullivan

Hai, my name is Xavier Sullivan, and I am a second year staff writer for GENESIS. I am also the president of the Gay-Straight Alliance Club, which I have been a member of since its founding my freshman year.  I am also a musician in...

Lyn Jarrell

Hi. I’m Lyn Jarrell, a sophomore, and this is my second year as a staff writer for GENESIS. I mostly write Opinion stories. In my free time, I go to dance classes, write poetry and stories, and practice special effects.  ...

Caleb Webb

Hi, I’m Caleb Webb, and this is my second year on GENESIS, and I am the Sports Editor.  My favorite things to write about are all types of sports stories along with random opinion stories as well.  When I’m not busy (being...

Rayna Minix

Hello, my name is Rayna Minix.  I am currently a senior and the Entertainment Editor for GENESIS.  I also take on the role as Co-Editor-in-chief of the 2019-2020 Monolith.  I’ve always had a strong passion for writing an...

Dana Ibarra

Hello:) my name is Dana Ibarra. I am a Junior and this is my second year on GENESIS staff. I love writing and design. However, I’ve always had a passion for photography. It gives me the chance to express myself with endless ...

Abigail Gratzol

Hi, I’m Abby and this is my second year on GENESIS as a writer and photographer. I am also the communications specialist for Memorial Student Tech Services, so I’ll be writing some technology-related pieces. I love history...

Damien Funnell

Hi, my name is Damien Funnell and I am a staff writer for GENESIS.  I write a lot of sports and opinion stories because that's what I love and find the most interesting. I'm a two sport athlete, football and track, and that's ...

Jenaro DelPrete

My name is Jenaro, and if you DM our Twitter page, I will exclusively answer in movie quotes. This is my second year writing for GENESIS and my last year in high school. In my free time I make music, hang out with the buds, and end...

Sherri Greenfield-Ludwig

I’m Sherri Greenfield-Ludwig, the adviser for GENESIS.  I also advise our yearbook, Monolith, and teach Language Arts in our Early College program at Memorial.  I have been teaching since 2008.  When I am not providing gu...

Kailey Blazier

Hi! My name is Kailey, but you already know that. I am the Opinion Editor and I have been in this crazy family for four years now so this is my last year (sad face). I’m probably one of the nicest editors on staff, but don’t t...

Tyler Lehner

Howdy! My name is Tyler and I am an Editor-In-Chief. I have been living this exciting dream for four years now, and I love this staff more than I love the new Popeyes chicken sandwich. My mission is to bring out the best in my ...

Jahlea Douglas

Hello!  My name is Jahlea Douglas and I am one of two EIC's for GENESIS.  I am also the feature and design editor and have been a part of the staff for four years. Sadly, I am a senior and will be leaving my second family soo...

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