The Echo

2020-2021 Staff

Dana Balmas
Editor-in-Chief

Dana Balmas

Dana is a senior and third year member of The Echo. She is involved with Aspiring Medical Professionals Club, Spanish Honor Society, Rho Kappa, P.E. Leaders, Senior Advisors, and Women's Empowerment Club. In her free time, she...

Bhoomi Sharma
Photography Editor

Bhoomi Sharma

Bhoomi is a senior at Neuqua Valley High School. She likes photography, watching movies, reading, and the colour blue.

Salman Khan
News Magazine Editor

Salman Khan

Salman is a senior at Neuqua Valley and is a second-year member of The Echo. He is also a member of the Tech Crew at Neuqua Valley. His hobbies include writing, drawing, stargazing, and cooking. In the future, he plans on going...

Hazel Booth
Online Editor

Hazel Booth

Haze is a junior and second year member of the Echo. They are a part of political clubs like Youth and Government, Model UN, and are a part of Rho Kappa (Social Studies Honor Society). They hope to go to university in England...

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Abby Apeland

Abby is a sophmore and first year staff member of The Echo. She is involved with Neuqua's varsity cross country, basketball, and track and field teams. Her hobbies include looking at memes, snacking, and being goofy with her friends....

Jaclyn Bobbe
Staff Writer

Jaclyn Bobbe

Jaclyn is a junior and a first year member of the Echo. She is involved with Neuqua Gymnastics, Gold Rush Leaders, and Student Council. Her hobbies include tumbling, baking, watching TV, and volunteering at Pet Smart. In the future,...

Alice Braun
Staff Writer

Alice Braun

Alice is a Sophomore and a first year member of The Echo. She is involved with Theater and Music. Hobbies include baking, writing music, and hanging with friends. In the future she hopes to travel the world.

Olivia Durcan
Staff Writer

Olivia Durcan

Olivia is a junior and a first-year member of The Echo. She is involved with the Neuqua Valley Girl’s Bowling team and Rho Kappa. Her hobbies include spending time with family and friends, watching television, and reading. In...

Augustine Gallespen
Staff Writer

Augustine Gallespen

Augustine is a sophomore and a first year member of The Echo. She is involved with Student Council, Interact, and Ultimate Frisbee. Her hobbies include baking, painting, and going on long walks with her dog. In the future she...

Isabela Graham
Staff Writer

Isabela Graham

Isabela is a junior and a first year member of The Echo. She is involved in Women's Empowerment and Girls Soccer. Her hobbies are playing soccer, hanging out with friends, and playing with her dogs. In the future, she hopes to...

Aarti Gupta
Staff Writer

Aarti Gupta

Aarti is a junior and a first year member of The Echo. She enjoys watching sitcoms, listening to Big Time Rush, and forcing her best friend to listen to her stupid thoughts. In the future, she’s just looking to have a good time.

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Enoch Kim

Enoch is a senior and a first-year member of The Echo. He is involved with Track and Field and local politics. His hobbies include playing basketball, running, listening to music, and playing the guitar. In the future, he plans...

Ben LeGrand
Staff Writer

Ben LeGrand

Ben is a sophomore and a first year member of The Echo. He is involved with Cross Country and Track. His hobbies include playing video games, debating pointless topics with friends, and playing sports. In the future, he plans...

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Ollie Mallett

Nwanne Nwosisi
Staff Writer

Nwanne Nwosisi

Nwanne is a senior and a first year member of The Echo. She is mainly involved with Black Student Alliance, Spoken Word Club, and You Matter. Her hobbies include listening to music, drawing, writing, and watching Netflix. In the...

Jena Patel
Staff Writer

Jena Patel

Jena is a sophomore and a first year member of The Echo. She is involved with DECA, Youth and Government, and stuco. Her hobbies include traveling, hanging out with her friends, and volunteering . In the future, she wishes to...

Jailen Poole
Staff Writer

Jailen Poole

Jailen is a senior and a first year member of The Echo. He is involved with BSA, hello my name is, and track. His hobbies include meditation, free running, calisthenics, and video games. In the future, Jailen wants to help as...

Maddie Pope
Staff Writer

Maddie Pope

Maddie is a senior and a first year member of The Echo. She is involved with Orchesis dance team. Her hobbies include dance, reading, and drawing. In the future, she plans to find a job surrounding politics and spend time traveling.

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Maya Stone

Maya is a Junior and a first year member of The Echo. She is involved with Athletic Trainers, Star Raiders, French Honors Society and Neuqua Girls Varsity soccer. Her hobbies include playing soccer, cooking, baking and binge watching...

Amerie Zaininger
Staff Writer

Amerie Zaininger

Amerie is a sophomore and a first year member of The Echo. She is involved with the Marching Wildcats and Wildcat pep band (hopefully it continues during the first COVID year). Her hobbies include gaming, as well as photography...

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Skylar Serrano

Skylar is a senior and a first year member of The Echo. She is involved with art, soccer, and PE leaders. Her hobbies include painting and sewing. In the future, she plans to take the art education route to become a K-12 art teacher.

Sachin Fong
Staff Photographer

Sachin Fong

Sachin Fong is a junior and a first year member of The Echo. He is involved with Cross Country, Track and Field, and band. His hobbies include running, playing and making music, and photography. In the future, he wants to attend...

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