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2019-2020 Staff

Abigail McArthur-Self


Abby is a senior at Neuqua Valley and a third year member of The Echo. They are a member of both marching and pep band, GSA, the Youth and Government club, the Neuqua book club, and the American Sign Language club. Their hobbi...

Rianna Panergalin


Rianna is a senior at Neuqua Valley High School and a third-year member of The Echo. She is also a member of the Women's Empowerment Club and participated in Writer's Week for previous years. Her hobbies are writing, songwriting,...

Dana Balmas

Assistant Editor in Chief

Dana is a junior and a second year member of The Echo. She is involved with Aspiring Medical Professionals, Spanish Honor Society, P.E. Leaders, Women's Empowerment, and Model UN. Her hobbies include playing travel soccer, baking,...

Summer Moore

Assistant Editor in Chief/Business Manager

Summer is a senior at Neuqua Valley and a second year member of The Echo. She is the social media manager of Neuqua's Gold Rush club. Her hobbies include spending time with her youth group and working as swim coach. If there is...

Anika Haridas


This is Anika Haridas and she is a senior at Neuqua Valley High school. This is Anika's third year in the Echo, joining in her sophomore year. She actively participates in many activities. She is co- president of NVHS women's...

Arti Rathore


Arti is a senior at Neuqua working on the Echo's editorial board during her third year on staff. She is a passionate writer and hopes to continue her love for journalism in college. Arti loves music, art, and opinions. Her favorite...

Allison Blaszak

Staff Writer

Allison is a Senior at Neuqua Valley High School. She spends her free time volunteering at a nursing home, hanging out with friends, and spending time with her pets. Allison loves music and listens to all genres besides country....

Hazel Booth

Staff Writer

Hazel is a sophomore and a first-year member of The Echo. She is involved with Model UN and NVHS Theatre. Her hobbies are makeup, reading, and taking long walks. In the future, she wants to go to university in England, where she...

Sameer Datta

Staff Writer

Sameer is a senior at Neuqua Valley and he is a first-year staff member. His hobbies are playing the Saxophone, axe throwing, and theatre.

Meghan Gaither

Staff Writer

Meghan is a senior at Neuqua and she is excited for her first year on staff! She enjoys performing in various Neuqua Theater productions and singing in the Varsity Chamber choir. Her goal is to pursue a career in Secondary Math...

Joey Glos

Staff Writer

Joey is a senior. This is his second year as a staff writer on the echo. He enjoys music, especially punk rock and metal. He also enjoys playing Warhammer and other generally nerdy things. He is also a proud member of Neuqua Valley...

Salman Khan

Staff Writer

Salman is a junior at Neuqua Valley and is a first-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...

Milyn Ross

Staff Writer

Milyn is a senior at Neuqua Valley and is a first year staff writer. Milyn is a senior advisor and senior PE leader. She also is heavily involved with Gold Rush Leaders. Her hobbies include listening to music, writing, reading,...

Bhoomi Sharma

Staff Writer

Bhoomi is a junior, and is a Staff Writer in her second year at the Echo. Bhoomi is a passionate writer, who likes photography and reads fiction in her free time. Her favorite colour is blue, and she loves history and fairy tales.

Peter Wujek

Staff Writer

Peter is a Sophomore and staff writer. Peter is very invested in music. He plays clarinet in Neuqua's Wind Symphony and marching band. He is also in Wildscats Gold, the honors jazz choir. When he is not singing, Peter is an avid...

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