Northwest Horizons

2019-2020 Staff

Hinal Patel

contributing writer

Aloha! My name is Hinal Patel and I'm currently a senior. It is my first year on journalism and I am a contributing writer. I look forward to learning new things and growing as a writer. I wanted to join journalism because I thought...

Sarah Arteaga

contributing writer

Hey! I'm Sarah Arteaga, and I'm a senior this year. I'm extremely excited to join journalism for the first time as a contributing writer. I hope to inform and inspire the Northwest community with my writing, as well as improve...

Megan Harkey

editor in chief

I am Megan Harkey, senior and editor in chief at Northwest Horizons newspaper. Ever seen the 6' 6" girl lunging around campus? That's me! I'm so excited for this year because I want to push this publication further than ever before....

Madison Magyar

features editor

I am Madison Magyar, senior and features editor at Northwest Horizons. I run cross country for the school and volunteer with special needs kids. I decided to join journalism because I have always had an interest in writing and...

Sarah Teague

op/ed editor

My name is Sarah Teague and I'm a senior and op/ed editor at Northwest Horizons.  I joined Northwest Horizons to get a voice on current events and help represent our school.  In my spare time I take care of my three dogs, am...

Kaylen Ayres

sports editor

Hey! My name is Kaylen Ayres, and I'm a junior. Last year, I was a staff writer, but this year, I'm the sports editor. I play both varsity field hockey and lacrosse for the school, along with being a member of JCL and National...

Autumn Dixon

spread editor

My name is Autumn Dixon. I am a senior for the 2019-20 school year. I'm the spread editor for Northwest Horizons. I joined the Northwest Horizons staff because I wanted to become more involved in the school community, I also wanted...

Sophia Carson

staff writer

Hi, everyone! My name is Sophia Carson, and I'm a sophomore this year. This is my first year in journalism, and I'm thrilled to be on staff. Prepare yourselves for bad puns, witty humor, and just the right amount of shade. My...

Lily Hughes

staff writer

Hey, my name is Lily! I am currently a senior and am thrilled to be joining the Northwest Horizons staff this year as a staff writer. Being a student-athlete, I have had to learn how to maintain balance in my life. I play on the...

Jhenesis Hines

staff writer

Hi! My name is Jhenesis Hines, and this is my first year with the Northwest Horizons as well as Northwest High School. I am in 10th grade and serve as a staff writer. I chose to join the Horizons because love to write, I've always...

Val Orozco

staff writer

I am Val Orozco, a senior and a staff writer for Northwest Horizons. I'm a type-one diabetic but I don't let that stop me from playing  field hockey and lacrosse at the school.  I've always wanted to join journalism because...

Jacob Teague

staff writer

Hi! I am Jacob Teague and i'm a staff writer for the Northwest Horizons newspaper, but thats proably pretty obvious. I'm looking to become an engineer at NC State. I enjoy the outdoors, science, and food. I currenly am a sophomore...

Kaitlyn Sumner

staff writer

I am Kaitlyn Sumner and I am a sophomore and a staff writer here at Northwest Horizons. This is my first year on the staff and I am very excited. I have always loved writing and thought Northwest Horizons would be a good fit....

Angela Lam

staff writer

Hi! I'm Angela Lam. I am a freshman and a new staff writer for the Northwest Horizons. I joined the Northwest Horizons this year to learn about journalism. I like doodling, animals, and the color green.

Kelby Shouse

staff writer

Hello, all! My name is Kelby Shouse and I'm currently a sophomore here at Northwest. This is my first year in journalism, and I am a staff writer. Writing and I have a love/hate relationship, and I think joining the newspaper...

Mycheal Warner

staff writer

Guten Tag! Hello my name is Mycheal Warner and I am a Junior this year. I am the market manager for  Deutsch Klub as well as Journalism and also a member of Bundesliga Total. Thank you for your time and I hope that we'll have...

Morgan DelFava

staff writer

Bonjour! I'm Morgan DelFava, senior and new staff member on the Northwest Horizons school newspaper! I love writing and learning more about in-depth topics, and enjoy interviewing as well as getting all sorts of opinions on controversial...

Adam Sasser

staff writer

Hello. My name is Adam Sasser and this is my second year on The Northwest Horizon Staff. I am a part of the Art and Entertainment section of the paper. I hope that i can help make the paper better and a more enjoyable experience...

Nathan Vescio

webmaster

Hello. I am Nathan Vescio, now a senior at Northwest. This is my third year on Northwest Horizons and I am honored to be reprising my role as webmaster and serving as co-editor in chief. My hobbies include playing chess and solving...

Laina McCoy

Staff Writer

I am a sophomore and this is my first year doing journalism. I've always liked writing and thought I should give it a try. I play volleyball, and I am going to major in business and engineering my first four years of college....

Ava Rickelton

Staff Writer

My name is Ava Rickelton; I am a sophomore this year. This will be my first year in journalism. I am a competitive dancer and I also do school cheer. My hope after high school is to go into nursing school at UNCW or UNC-Chapel...

Christy Ma

news editor

My name is Christy, but some know me as hot dog lady or Crusty. I joined journalism junior year because I wanted to challenge myself in writing. I love interviewing and meeting new people, and journalism has helped me grow so...

Kimberly Brown

Arts & Entertainment Editor

Hi! My name is Kimberly and I am the Arts and Entertainment editor this year! I am very excited to be on the staff of Northwest Horizons again.  This year, I hope to continue to improve my writing skills and meet new people....

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