METEA MEDIA

2021-2022 Staff

Ollie Shuminas

Ollie Shuminas

Ollie Shuminas is a sophomore and this is their first year on staff apart from spotlight. Outside of writing they enjoy acting, singing, and reading.

Aidan Renteria

Aidan Renteria

Aidan is a Senior and is a first year for the stampede. He is a photographer, but he also really enjoys writing whether it be for the stampede or just creative writing. Aside from doing schoolwork, he enjoys watching movies, read...

Nicolas Vallejo

Nicolas Vallejo

Nick is a sports member on his first year. He enjoys playing and watching sports and is in OLAS. He likes hanging out with friends by going to the mall and a lot of other places.

John Wafula Ojwang

John Wafula Ojwang

Hi, my name is John Wafula Ojwang and I am on the newspaper team for journalism. I picked the newspaper section because I feel like I am a good writer and I really want to put my writing skills to the test. One fun fact about...

Kaila Babyar

Kaila Babyar

Kaila Babyar (kai-la) is a senior at Metea Valley and is a graphic designer. This is her first year on staff. During her free time (what little she has), you will find her drawing, reading, writing, playing instruments, or longboa...

Killian Johnson

Killian Johnson

Killian Johnson is a junior and a member of the graphics team. This is their first year on staff. When not creating graphics or drawing, they are playing guitar, hanging out with their friends, or reluctantly doing their home...

Alisha Chhatwal

Alisha Chhatwal

Alisha is a senior (citizen). She's with perspectives. She is no more dead than Bela Lugosi. She eats carrots.

Brennan Lockwood

Brennan Lockwood

Brennan Lockwood is a senior and a newcomer on the Stampede. When he is not at school you can find him hanging out with friends and family, playing the guitar, or binge watching his favorite shows. Brennan is also extremely invol...

Tanay Pant

Tanay Pant

Tanay Pant is a Sophomore and this is his first year on the News Journalism team. He loves writing, tennis, skateboarding, chess, and playing/creating video games. If you don’t find him doing any of that, you’ll probably ...

Steven Tardif

Steven Tardif

Steven Tardif is a junior and this is his first year on staff.  He is a news reporter for the stampede.  When he is not writing for the stampede, he enjoys playing baseball, hanging out with friends playing video games or listenin...

Sarah Holzman

Sarah Holzman

Sarah is a sophomore and this is her first year on staff. In her spare time she enjoys rewatching her favorite shows and reading sad novels. She is frequently found frantically texting her friends and making lists. Besides being...

Allison Davids

Allison Davids

Allison Davids is a Junior and this is her first year on the staff. She is on the Metea Valley Girls Bowling Team, and her current high game is a 170. She loves fettuccine alfredo, and iced caramel lattes. When she is not at scho...

Tanmayi Sharat

Tanmayi Sharat

Tanmayi Sharat is a junior, and this is her first year on the news journalism staff. She is a news reporter and loves to read mystery and classic novels. If she is not in the library, you will usually find her outside with her dog, ...

Grace Cronin

Grace Cronin

Grace Cronin is a junior, and this is her first year on the stampede. If she is not doing her school work, you can find her hanging out with friends, working, or watching some of her favorite sports. Grace has done many sports hers...

Sanjana Kakanur

Sanjana Kakanur

Sanjana is a senior and is very excited for her first year on the Stampede as a Copy Editor and Spotlight Reporter. At school, you’ll find her involved in as many volunteering clubs as she could join! When she manages to have ...

Olivia Gaziano

Olivia Gaziano

Olivia is a senior and the social media editor-in-chief for her third and final year on staff. You can find her working, paddle boarding, bike riding,running, swimming, and enjoying time with her best friends. Olivia is also in...

Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry

Tyler is the Copy Editor for Metea Media. This is his third year with the Stampede and was previously a Reporter and Editor for the sports section. When Tyler is alone he prefers to listen to music or take part in a game of baske...

Katrina Viloria

Katrina Viloria

Katrina is a senior and the Online Editor-in-Chief for the Stampede. In addition, this is her third and final year on the staff *sad face*. You can find her reading some type of classic novel, hanging out with friends, or really jus...

Mishal Nizar

Mishal Nizar

Mishal Nizar is a senior and is the Print Editor-in-Chief of the Stampede for her third year on staff. She was graphics editor for both her sophomore and junior year. When she is not in the newsroom, you can either find her hanging...

Caleb Birch

Caleb Birch

Caleb is a photographer who is serving his second year on staff. He enjoys playing baseball for Metea, and getting involved in other clubs. When not taking pictures, Caleb will likely be found playing video games or going outside....

Jane Shiff

Jane Shiff

Jane is a senior and the graphics editor for the newspaper staff. This is her second year as staff for the newspaper. She enjoys drawing,knitting and anything to do with the arts.

Bela Sanchez

Bela Sanchez

Bela is the perspectives editor and this is her second year on staff. When she’s not in school or dance practice, she’s probably just reading somewhere

Sydney Burleyson

Sydney Burleyson

Sydney is a junior and is the headlines editor for her second year on staff. Sydney enjoys talking about politics, and keeping up with current news. Aside from News, and editing, Sydney enjoys talking about her love and passion for ...

Max Berglind

Max Berglind

Max Berglind is a senior and this is his second year on staff. He is a sports Reporter and loves watching football, baseball, basketball, and hockey. When he is not writing for the Stampede, he enjoys playing baseball, runnin...

Pravalika Balajivaishnavi

Pravalika Balajivaishnavi

Pravalika is a senior and this is her second year on the Stampede. She is the managing editor this year.  She really enjoys listening to music to the point where she cannot leave the house without a pair of headphones. In her fr...

Madison Moon

Madison Moon

Madison is a junior and this is her second year on the Stampede. She is part of the badminton team and other extracurricular activities. When she is not at school you can find her practicing her cello or simply scrolling throu...

Sofia Jubraj

Sofia Jubraj

Sofia Jubraj is a senior and the Diversity and Long-form Editor. This is her second year on staff. Some other activities she is involved in are Varsity Dance Team, NSHSS Ambassadors, Madrigals, Tri-M, Fresh Connect, and being...

Grace Davidson

Grace Davidson

Grace is a junior and this is her second year on the Stampede. This year Grace is the sports editor, embracing the leadership role to report on all things sports. Grace found her love of sports playing soccer and basketball. ...

Christina Guckel

Christina Guckel

Christina Guckel is a junior and currently the Spotlight Editor for the Stampede. If she is not at school, she will usually be traveling or hanging out with her friends. Additionally, she loves the show “Friends” and iced...

Ayaana Pradhan

Ayaana Pradhan

Ayaana Pradhan is a junior and this is her 2nd year on the Stampede. Now the graphics magazine editor, she loves drawing and anything that involves graphics and painting. She spends most of her time rewatching and rereading h...

Aiden Spenner

Aiden Spenner

Aiden is a senior and the photographer for the Stampede. This is his second year on staff. If you don’t find him trying to farm dubs or chilling with friends, which is a majority of the time, you will usually see him doing ...

Autumn Zayas

Autumn Zayas

Autumn Zayas is a senior here at Metea Valley. This is her second year shooting photos for the Stampede and her first year as the Photography Editor. You can always find her with her camera capturing candid moments. After school, s...

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