The School Newspaper of Southwest Career and Technical Academy.

Southwest Shadow

Southwest Shadow

Southwest Shadow

2022-2023 Staff

Tishie Nyitray
Editor in Chief

Tishie Nyitray

Hi everyone! My name is Tishie and I’m the Editor in Chief. I am so excited to help everyone learn and grow this year and I can’t wait to see what we’re all able to do!

Rhamil Taguba
Managing Editor

Rhamil Taguba

Hi! I'm Rhamil and I'm a columnist for Southwest Shadow. This year is my final year, and I hope to give a more interesting insight to all my readers!

Ashley Harris
News Editor

Ashley Harris

Hi, I'm Ashley! I'm super excited for my last year in journalism and at Southwest. As your News/Features editor, I look forward to growing closer with each member of the staff.

Ayma Malik
Opinion Editor

Ayma Malik

Hey I'm Ayma! I'm the new opinion editor, I love writing, and I'm so excited to help the new staff this year.

Arcade Encarnacion
Cartoonist

Arcade Encarnacion

Hey I’m Arcade! I’m a comic artist for the Southwest Shadow, and this is my second year in journalism. I can’t wait to make more comics and memories this year!

Hannah Paine
Social Media Coordinator

Hannah Paine

Hi guys!! My name is Hannah and I am the Social Media Editor for C122 Journalism. I am so excited to work with everyone this year and for us to grow as a team!

Yaritzza Montenegro
Staff Writer

Yaritzza Montenegro

Hi! I’m Yaritzza and this is my first year in journalism. I hope to fulfill my roles to the best of my abilities.

Venice Jingco
Staff Writer

Venice Jingco

Hi! I'm Venice, this is my first year as a staff writer for the Southwest Shadow. I'm ready to be part of the team and do my best this year!

Travis McGinnis
Staff Writer

Travis McGinnis

Hey, I'm Travis. This is my first year on the Southwest Shadow and first year in Journalism as well. I'm excited to bring you guys some stories and videos of what happening outside and around campus!

Shayna Migalang
Staff Writer

Shayna Migalang

Hello! I'm Shayna, I'm a sophomore in the culinary program, and this is my first year on the newspaper team. I'm super excited to start publishing my own writing!

Philipos Alebachew
Staff Writer

Philipos Alebachew

Hello, I'm Philip and I'll be a staff writer this year. This is my first year doing this, and I can't wait to see what I can add to this team. I hope we have a great year! :)

Paizley Swaney
Staff Writer

Paizley Swaney

Hi, I'm Paizley, one of the staff writers. This is my second year working with the journalism team and I'm excited for what's to come!

Kylie Dacquel
Staff Writer

Kylie Dacquel

Hi! I'm Kylie and I'm a staff writer for the Southwest Shadow. This is my first year in journalism, and I'm excited to see what experiences I will have this year!

Kailie Sicolo
Staff Writer

Kailie Sicolo

Hey, I’m Kailie. I’m a staff member for the Southwest Shadow and I’m looking forward to showing just how interesting this school really is.

Jianna Aganon
Staff Writer

Jianna Aganon

Hi, my name is Jianna. It's my first year on the Southwest Shadow staff and I'm looking forward to the rest of the year!

Ethan Bull
Staff Writer

Ethan Bull

Hello! I am Ethan Bull, a first-year Staff Writer in Journalism for the Southwest Shadow. The goal of my writing is to share thought-provoking, original ideas that have an impact on my readers. I strive to share some of my insight all the way from school and local news to national policy and broader politics. I genuinely hope...

Emmanuel Miranda
Staff Writer

Emmanuel Miranda

Hi, my name is Emmanuel. This is my first year being a part of the Southwest Shadow. I can’t wait for an amazing year.

Ellie Lakatos
Staff Writer

Ellie Lakatos

Hey, I’m Ellie! This will be my first year as part of Southwest Shadow and I can’t wait to get started. I hope to learn, improve, and grow by the end of this year.

Elise Chan
Staff Writer

Elise Chan

Hi! I'm Elise and I'm a writer for the Southwest Shadow. I'm really looking forward to this school year and I can't wait to see what else I will learn!

Carmen Ruiz
Staff Writer

Carmen Ruiz

Hello everyone, my name is Carmen and this is my first year being a staff writer for the Southwest Shadow. I'm excited to see what new experiences this year will bring.

Madelynn Evans
Staff Writer

Madelynn Evans

Hey, my name is Mady and this is my second year in journalism as a staff-writer for the Southwest Shadow.

Kathryn Peterson
Staff Writer

Kathryn Peterson

Hi! My name is Katie Peterson and this is my second year on the staff. I'm excited to see what is in store this year and do some more writing.

Kalista Palarca
Staff Writer

Kalista Palarca

Hi, I’m Kalista Palarca. This will be my junior year and my second year of journalism! I’m super excited for what this year has to offer.

Gray Barranco
Staff Writer

Gray Barranco

Hey, I'm Gray! I'm a junior and this is my second year on the Southwest Shadow staff. I can't wait to see what this year brings for me.

Ava Julian
Staff Writer

Ava Julian

Hi friends!! My name is Ava and I am a junior in the nursing program! I am excited to meet new people, learn more about different writing styles, and make fun memories!

Lily Gurdison
Multimedia Editor

Lily Gurdison

Heyy! My name is Lily and this is my third year on the newspaper staff. I'm psyched to further my skills in reporting, writing and designing this year!