METEA MEDIA

2020-2021 Staff

Alexandra Guckel

Alexandra Guckel

Alexandra Guckel is a senior and is the Print Editor- in-Chief of the Stampede for her third year on staff. If she is not doing schoolwork, you can usually find her dancing, hanging out with her friends, or getting coffee. Asi...

Leland Pan

Leland Pan

Leland is the Editor-in-Chief of Metea Media. She was a sports Reporter her sophomore year and the sports Editor in her junior year. After spending two years on staff, Leland understands the power of storytelling and looks to he...

Bella Myers

Bella Myers

Bella is a senior and social media editor-in-chief. Aside from the TikTok obsession, you can catch her filming in public for Metea's YouTube channel, "The Stampede." Something she likes to do after school is lacrosse and hanging ...

Paige Friedlander

Paige Friedlander

Paige Friedlander is a senior, and this is her second year on staff. This is her first year as managing Editor. She is part of the cross country and track team. Along with running, she is involved with several other extracurricu...

Jada Jones

Jada Jones

Jada Jones is a senior and this is her second year joining The Stampede. She is the team's Diversity Editor. She enjoys reading and writing poetry. Her favorite poet is Maya Angelou because she is such an inspiration. Jada, a...

Ursula Sturgeon

Ursula Sturgeon

Ursula is the copy Editor and perspectives reporter for the Stampede, although previously they were known for regularly providing commentary on the site under the alias Darkstripe. Ursula enjoys opera, writing, cats, and a ver...

Jessica Velazquez

Jessica Velazquez

Jessica is a senior and this is her second year on staff. She is the news editor this year. When she is not in the newsroom, she is either hanging out with her friends or in lacrosse practice. Her favorite season is fall because...

Gray Corkey

Gray Corkey

Gray is the longform Editor and a copy Editor enjoying their second year on staff. They are an enthusiastic writer who will always sneak Oxford commas into your writing and fix your punctuation. They are part of the LGBTQ+ com...

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...

Cache Merriweather

Cache Merriweather

Cache is a senior and this is her second year on the Stampede. When she is not procrastinating, you can find her binge watching anime or playing hours upon hours of Animal Crossing. She loves to learn new things and enjoys hav...

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....

Michelle Serna

Michelle Serna

Michelle Serna is a junior and this is her first year joining The Stampede staff She enjoys writing and is kind to everyone she meets. She’s a bit shy at first but once you get to know her she could be very outgoing and love...

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.

Iman Hamid

Iman Hamid

Iman is a Senior and this is her first year on staff. She is a headlines reporter for The Stampede. She loves watching TV, hanging out with her friends and family, and writing.   

Isabela Sanchez

Isabela 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...

Megan Drake

Megan Drake

Megan is a senior and this is her first year on the Stampede. Music is a huge part of her life, as she is involved in Tri-M, MVSO, pep band, and pit orchestra. Besides music, Megan is also involved in Best Buddies and Special Oly...

Emily Veenstra

Emily Veenstra

Emily Veenstra is a senior and this is her first year on the Stampede. She enjoys learning American Sign Language, trying new foods, and traveling. When she is not at school, you can find her either in her car listening to music o...

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...

Ashley Xie

Ashley Xie

It is Ashley’s first year on the Stampede and unfortunately would be the last, being a senior. She will be joining the graphics team to design cover art for articles that you see here on Metea Media! Ashley takes joy in draw...

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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