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2020-2021 Staff

Corinne Auvenshine
Editor in Chief

Corinne Auvenshine

Hi! I am a 2020-2021 Senior! This year, I am a Swim Team Co-Captain, a Waxahachie FFA Chapter Officer, a Varsity Chorale Choir member, and a Hachie Media Staff Newspaper Editor in Chief for Hachie Media Staff. I am also in the...

Morgan Lenamond
Copy Editor

Morgan Lenamond

Hey y'all! I'm a sophomore at WHS, and this is my first year in media staff. I'm a part of the drama department here, along with Student Council and Interact.

Maven Navarro
Copy Editor

Maven Navarro

Hey, it's Maven! This is my third year on media staff. I am also in musical theatre and play tennis. I am a junior class officer as well. I love all things books and coffee. Have a great year!

Gisele Aguirre
Staff Writer

Gisele Aguirre

Hi! My name is Gisele Aguirre, I'm a sophomore this year, and I love taking photos. I like to go to the park and take pictures of my family and siblings in my free time. I like to travel to new places and take lots of beautiful...

Jason Alanis
Staff Writer

Jason Alanis

Hi! My name is Jason, and I am a junior at WHS. I like to play soccer and travel around the state. I can not wait for COVID to be over so I can continue to go around and explore new places.

Lexi Anguiano
Staff Writer

Lexi Anguiano

Hi, I'm Lexi Anguiano. I am a junior at Waxahachie High School where I am currently involved in tennis and FFA. I have played tennis since seventh grade and joined FFA freshman year on a whim. A few things I enjoy are spending...

Brooklyn Baskin
Staff Writer

Brooklyn Baskin

Hi :) I am a junior at Waxahachie High School. I am the sports editor for the yearbook and I play varsity volleyball and run varsity track for the school. I hope you find everything you're looking for!

Ellinor Bearden
Staff Writer

Ellinor Bearden

I am a senior at WHS, and I am the editor of all of the fine arts for the 2020-2021 school year. I am also the Captain of the Cherokee Charmers. Hope y'all enjoy all of the articles and the yearbook this year:)

Aiesha Beasley
Staff Writer

Aiesha Beasley

I'm Aiesha. I transferred to Waxahachie last year so this is my second year here. I am a senior this year! My favorite movie is Love & Basketball, and I like chicken nuggets. That's it, that's all.

Mira Bhakta
Staff Writer

Mira Bhakta

Hi! My name is Mira Bhakta <3 I like to eat and hang out with my friends :)

Alyssa Bonnette
Staff Writer

Alyssa Bonnette

I'm 17 a swimmer just vibing

Victoria Borders
Staff Writer

Victoria Borders

I have been in media staff for three years now. I am a part of the Cherokee Charmers drill team where I am now one of the Junior Lieutenants.

Taylen Bowman
Staff Writer

Taylen Bowman

My name is Taylen Bowman. I am a sophomore at WHS. I am in choir and art, and I love to spend time with my family.

Preston Call
Staff Writer

Preston Call

Hey, y'all! I am a sophomore at WHS and this is my first year of media staff. I am currently involved in the culinary, business, and theater arts programs. I am also in student council and Interact club. My goal in high school...

Olivia Camarillo
Staff Writer

Olivia Camarillo

Hi, my name’s Olivia. This is my first year in media staff so I'm pretty excited. I’m in band, and I love music! I also love horrors. :)

Thomas Carlile
Staff Writer

Thomas Carlile

Hello, my name is Thomas and I am a senior at Waxahachie High School. This is my first year in journalism and I look forward to every minute of it. For my free time I like to play piano, converse with friends, and explore the...

Joseph Celsur
Staff Writer

Joseph Celsur

I am a senior at Waxahachie High School and I am interested in sports and writing about sports. I play golf for the high school team and take part in the broadcasting program. I do different photoshops for the school, the sports...

Dj Collins
Staff Writer

Dj Collins

I am 15 years old. I go to Waxahachie Highschool. I do not play any sports at the moment, but I used to play football. I have three siblings, CJ, Rere, and Shi.

Clayton Creech
Staff Writer

Clayton Creech

Hi! My name is Clayton Creech and I am a sophomore at Waxahachie High School. I love theatre and plan to be an actor when I grow up. I would really like to attend NYU for college. I also really like mystery tv shows and escape...

Christoper Cruz
Staff Writer

Christoper Cruz

Hey my name is Christopher Cruz and I go by Chris and I'm a junior here at WHS. I really like this class Media Staff because it's a roller coaster of emotions, we work, we have fun, but mostly fun!

Taylor Dickson
Staff Writer

Taylor Dickson

I'm Taylor Dickson and I am a junior at Waxahachie High School. I play volleyball and really love making pottery. I also love watching Tik Tok...

Nancy Duarte
Staff Writer

Nancy Duarte

Hey there, I'm Nancy! I'm a junior attending Waxahachie High School and this is my first year being a part of the media staff. I love to bake and by far my favorite thing that I've baked is homemade cinnamon rolls with homemade...

Victoria Falcon
Staff Writer

Victoria Falcon

Hello! My name is Victoria, and this is my fourth year in Media Staff. I'm currently a senior, and I take photos for the yearbook and website. I play soccer for fun in and outside of school, I love taking photos, and I love listening...

Alexis Fikes
Staff Writer

Alexis Fikes

My name is Alexis and I’m a sophomore in high school . I’m currently doing online due to the activities going on in the world . One of the biggest things I’m “known” for is my love for horses and animals in general....

Callie Fisher
Staff Writer

Callie Fisher

Hi! My name is Callie and I am a senior at WHS. I am an athletic trainer for the football team and I really enjoy driving around and going on new adventures with my friends. I am very excited to be on Media Staff because it will...

Emma Fletcher
Staff Writer

Emma Fletcher

I'm Emma Fletcher and I'm a junior at WHS.  I am a Junior editor of the yearbook, and I have been in media staff for 3 years. I play volleyball here at the high school, and I do dance outside of school.

Isabella Flores
Staff Writer

Isabella Flores

My name is Isabella Flores and I am a junior at Waxahachie High School. I enjoy spending time with my family and hanging out with friends.

Payton Foley
Staff Writer

Payton Foley

Hi! I'm Payton and I'm a junior. I've been in journalism for two years now. Last year i was a photographer and this year I'll be a writer. I'm also in musical theatre and the advanced theatre program. I'm looking forward to a...

Ann Franklin
Staff Writer

Ann Franklin

Hello I'm a senior at WHS. This is my second year on Media Staff. I'm also in choir and theatre. I love singing. I've been in choir for about six years. I love to read books and run or workout during my free time. I hope this...

Fredy Gamino
Staff Writer

Fredy Gamino

I'm a junior at WHS. I like music.

Benjamin Gasca
Staff Writer

Benjamin Gasca

My name is Benjamin Gasca. I'm in the 11th grade, and I'm 16. I love to buy shoes and clothes and take pictures. I like to watch sports and hang out with my friends.

Landon Gilmore
Staff Writer

Landon Gilmore

Hi, my name is Landon, and I'm a junior this year at Waxahachie High School. I play varsity soccer for the school, and I like shoes and love to go shopping. I enjoy being outside and playing soccer when I can. My goal in life...

Jaidynn Gonzales
Staff Writer

Jaidynn Gonzales

My name is Jaidynn Gonzales. I'm a sophomore at WHS.

Kaylen Harding
Staff Writer

Kaylen Harding

Hey person reading this! I'm Kaylen Harding and I'm a senior at Waxahachie High School. This is my fourth year on the media staff team. In my free time I love to read and hang with friends. I'm so excited for this year and hopefully...

Ally Henley
Staff Writer

Ally Henley

Hi, I am Ally and I play soccer for the school. I love strawberry ice cream and cookie dough. I have one younger brother and he is kinda cool. My life isn't all that interesting but I think I am pretty nice.

Melissa Herd
Staff Writer

Melissa Herd

My name is Melissa Herd, and I am 16 years old. My birthday is December 31, 2003, and I was born in Dallas. I live with my aunt, uncle, and two cousins. I was adopted by my grandmother when I was 2 weeks old, so I also live with...

Logan Hernandez
Staff Writer

Logan Hernandez

Hello, this is my last year at WHS. I am involved in NHS, Interact, UIL Competitions, and Yearbook. My favorite thing to do is chill with my bruddas.

Parker Hicks
Staff Writer

Parker Hicks

My name is Parker Hicks and I am a part of broadcast and journalism. I am a junior at WHS and I have gone to Waxahachie schools since kindergarten.

Hannah Hoffart
Staff Writer

Hannah Hoffart

Hi everyone! My name is Hannah Hoffart and I am a Senior at WHS. This is my second year in media staff and I'm so excited to be here! I am an active member in StuCo, HOSA, and NHS this year. I'm interested to see how the 2020-2021...

Janelle Holmes
Staff Writer

Janelle Holmes

My name is Janelle Holmes. This is my first year attending WHS and I am a junior. I run track, I'm not shy but I am antisocial and some what nonchalant. I think me being in media journalism will help me get out of my comfort zone...

Danielle Hulse
Staff Writer

Danielle Hulse

I'm a Senior here at Waxahachie High school and have been in Media Staff since my freshman year. I love to be outside and be anywhere that has to do with animals. I have four dogs and a kitten.<3 Some extra information about...

Kelley Jenkins
Staff Writer

Kelley Jenkins

Hello, my name is Kelley Jenkins. I am a sophomore and play baseball.

Kilaya Jennings
Staff Writer

Kilaya Jennings

I'm a junior at WHS. I've lived here in Waxahachie my whole life. My hobbies are writing and painting. My favorite music artists are Nicki Minaj, Billie Eilish, Melanie Martinez, and Lil Uzi Vert. I like to spend time with my...

Dakota Johnson
Staff Writer

Dakota Johnson

I love cars a lot and taking pictures with and of my car. I also love playing video games all day.

Savannah Johnson
Staff Writer

Savannah Johnson

Hey! My name is Savannah, and I am a sophomore at WHS. I play on the JV volleyball team here at WHS, I am in yearbook and can't wait for the 2020-21 year!

Hannah Jones
Staff Writer

Hannah Jones

My name is Hannah Jones and I'm a junior at Waxahachie HS. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. When I graduate I would like to advance in being in the FBI or a secret agent.

Claire Laviolette
Staff Writer

Claire Laviolette

Hi everyone! I am a senior at WHS. This is my second year to be a part of the cross country team and my fourth year to be a part of media staff. I'm so excited to see what this year has in store for all of us!

Hope Liebel
Staff Writer

Hope Liebel

My name is Hope Liebel, I am a Sophomore at Waxahachie High School. I am part of the marching band and color guard. During the spring, I do VASE in my art class.

William Lockhart
Staff Writer

William Lockhart

Hi! My name is William, and I'm a junior at WHS. I love listening to music, and I can't wait to get back to school.

Ashleigh Majors
Staff Writer

Ashleigh Majors

Hi, I'm Ashleigh! I attend WHS and I enjoy listening to music, painting, and being outside.

Dayana Martinez
Staff Writer

Dayana Martinez

My name is Dayana and I am a sophomore at Waxahachie High School. I like to travel with my family. I also like to hang out with my friends and have fun.

Zadkiel Maldonado
Staff Writer

Zadkiel Maldonado

My name is Zadkiel Maldonado, but y'all can call me Zack if that is easier for you. I am a senior in WHS. I moved to this school just two and half weeks before the pandemic, so I didn't really get to meet many people here. I am...

Chaela McHugh
Staff Writer

Chaela McHugh

Hello, I’m Chaela McHugh. I’m a junior this year at WHS. I love Halloween and all my pets. I have a twin sister... she’s my bestie! I like to swim and spend time with my family in my free time. I am obsessed with TikTok,...

Samuel Morales
Staff Writer

Samuel Morales

Hello, my name is Samuel, but you can call me Sam or Sammy; I don't really mind which one it is. I am a very shy person, and I don't like being too outgoing. Finally, I am part of the media staff this year and I would love to...

Loren Narro
Staff Writer

Loren Narro

I'm a junior at WHS. This is my third year in media staff with Mrs. Melick. I'm also in Art 4 painting with Mrs. Wright. Seeing the yearbook at the end of the year made me want to do it again this year, especially since it's my...

DA Overton
Staff Writer

DA Overton

Sup my name is DA Overton and I like to play 2k 20.

Brianna Padron
Staff Writer

Brianna Padron

Yoooooo! I'm a sophomore at WHS this year. I really love music and I absolutely adore watching sunsets, just like any other teenage girl. A few of my favorite musicians are Steve Lacy, Childish Gambino and King Krule, so if you...

Carissa Petrik
Staff Writer

Carissa Petrik

I am a sophomore. I have a passion for people and hope to one day to take part in youth ministry. I enjoy writing stories, poetry, speeches, anything that has special meaning or sentimentality I'm totally down to write about....

Caleb Perry
Staff Writer

Caleb Perry

What's up people. I am a junior at Waxahachie High School. I play varsity baseball. I am also in the yearbook and broadcast class.

Colton Marquardt
Staff Writer

Colton Marquardt

I'm Colton, and I like cars and photography. I'm 6'1, and I have a perm.

Emma Martinez
Staff Writer

Emma Martinez

I'm a senior at WHS. Me and my friends are excited for my senior pictures. I like Juice Wrld and Khalid. I like to play 2k with my boyfriend. I'm getting my license and a car soon.

Faith Powers
Staff Writer

Faith Powers

I'm a sophomore at WHS. I like to cook and talk to new people. I am obsessed with pineapples and shoes. I want to make new friends this year to replace the friends that are doing online.

Rylee Pittman
Staff Writer

Rylee Pittman

My name is Rylee Pittman and I am a sophomore at Waxahachie High School. I like Vans and playing soccer with friends and family. I enjoy being outside and doing fun things.

Olivia Pyles
Staff Writer

Olivia Pyles

I like taking pictures and listening to music. I like cooking. I also like playing volleyball and playing with my pets.

Kylee Raney
Staff Writer

Kylee Raney

I'm Kylee Raney. I am a sophomore at Waxahachie High School. I love hanging out with my friends and family, and I love dogs. I enjoy playing softball with my teammates. I have played for 9 years now, and I have grown to love the...

Cayden Redd
Staff Writer

Cayden Redd

Hello everyone. My name is Cayden Redd and I'm so excited to be back in Media Staff this year. I can't wait to see what this year has in store, and looking forward to a new perspective of working. I am the Varsity Tennis Manager...

Allan Richardson
Staff Writer

Allan Richardson

My name is Allan Richardson. I am a sophomore at WHS.

Izzy Robertson
Staff Writer

Izzy Robertson

Hi, this is my sophomore year at WHS. My favorite extracurriculars are Choral Choir and Colorguard because I love music. As of right now, I would absolutely love to get into UT.

Karen Rodriguez
Staff Writer

Karen Rodriguez

I am Karen Rodriguez. I'm a 10th grader at WHS . This is my first year in yearbook, but my 2nd year with mrs. Melick. So far, it has been a great experience. I'm very shy, but could have a full on conversation with you. I hope...

Abby Rose
Staff Writer

Abby Rose

Hey, it's Abby. This is my third year on media staff. I am a 4-year Varsity cheerleader and one of the Editors-in-Chief of the yearbook. I love coffee and shopping. I hope we all have a great year!!

Lily Sanchez
Staff Writer

Lily Sanchez

Hi, I'm Lily! I'm a sophomore and this is my first year in media. My favorite things in the whole world are my jewelry business and my friends. I also love trying new things and traveling to new places.

Alana Saunders
Staff Writer

Alana Saunders

Hi! I'm Alana, and I'm a senior at Waxahachie High School. This is my third year on media staff.

Emma Sears
Staff Writer

Emma Sears

Hey! I'm Emma Sears, or as what I usually go by Emma Nash. I'm a junior at WHS. I play the saxophone in the Spirit of Waxahachie Indian Band. I'm also in the school's TSA and do digital video. I can't wait to see what this year...

Allysia Sepeda
Staff Writer

Allysia Sepeda

My name is Ally Sepeda. I am 16 years old, and I am a junior at Waxahachie High School. I enjoy painting, photography, and writing. My plans after high school are to open my own hair salon and travel the world.

Marissa Sifuentes
Staff Writer

Marissa Sifuentes

My name is Marissa, I am a sophomore at WHS, I am currently an online student but hopefully will be going to campus soon. I love listening to the Weeknd and watch Netflix. I work at Raising Canes and I love to be social.

Rhonda Springer
Staff Writer

Rhonda Springer

Hi! I’m Rhonda, and I'm a sophomore at WHS. I play golf for the school. I have seven siblings in total, five on my dad's side and two on my mom's.

Kylee Square
Staff Writer

Kylee Square

Hi, my name is Kylee Square and I am a junior at Waxahachie High School. When I get out of high school I want to go to college to be a pediatrician or a nurse.  

Jadyn Thomas
Staff Writer

Jadyn Thomas

Yoooo! My name is Jadyn, and I am a sophomore at WHS.  I participate in culinary arts and Media Staff at school. This year, I hope to have a good year in media. I want to write great stories and vibe. I really want to have a...

Ashley Tucker
Staff Writer

Ashley Tucker

Hi! i'm Ashley!  I'm 16 and I have five pets, three cats and two dogs. My favorite show is Lucifer. My favorite color is teal. I love doing makeup. I do all kinds of looks .

Christian Urias
Staff Writer

Christian Urias

Hi, my name is Christian Urias, and I am a senior at Waxahachie high school! I’m so excited to go off to college and start a new chapter in my life. I plan to pursue a career at NYU with photography and sooner or later create...

Jordyn Usrey
Staff Writer

Jordyn Usrey

This is my first year in media staff, and I'm a sophomore. I have a Great Dane but he doesn't live with us. My goal this year is to pass and make good new friends.

Averi Varner
Staff Writer

Averi Varner

Hi my name is Averi, I'm a junior and I've been in yearbook for two years. My favorite color is green and I really like fried rice. In my spare time I enjoy coloring and watching One Tree Hill. Thanks for reading this have a good...

Katie Walker
Staff Writer

Katie Walker

Hi :) I'm a junior at Waxahachie High School. I play varsity soccer for the high school and also play club for solar. I'm the junior editor for the yearbook. I enjoy watching Netflix and hanging out with Bella. My favorite candy...

Grace Whiteley
Staff Writer

Grace Whiteley

My name is Grace, and I love to play basketball. I get into moods easily.

Brady Wilson
Staff Writer

Brady Wilson

Hi, I'm Brady Wilson. I'm a Junior here at WHS. I love sports, video games, and watching TV. I write about the MLB, NFL, and the NBA.

Wynter Clark
Staff Photographer

Wynter Clark

Hi, I'm Wynter. I'm a Junior this year at WHS and have been apart of the school's Colorguard for 3 years including this year. This is also my second year taking pictures for the yearbook. I really hope we have a great year, despite...

Jose Gonzalez
Staff Photographer

Jose Gonzalez

Hi my name is Jose Gonzalez. I like making content,  everything from sports to stuff like agriculture. I'm a junior this year and I'm looking forward this school year and all the fun and serious activities this year.

Adrian Guevara
Staff Photographer

Adrian Guevara

My name Adrian, and I'm a junior at Waxahachie High School. I like buying shoes and clothes. I also enjoy watching basketball and hanging with friends.

Juan Hernandez
Staff Photographer

Juan Hernandez

My name is Juan and I am a junior. I play soccer for the school and for a club team, I also like to take photos. I enjoy hanging out with my friends and going out to eat. When I grow up I either want to own my own business or...

Zoe James
Staff Photographer

Zoe James

I am the oldest of 10. I have a bunny. I am 16. I work at Braums in the market.

Trinity Kendall Burley
Staff Writer

Trinity Kendall Burley

Hi, my name is Trinity B, I'm a junior at Waxahachie HS. This is my first year in media staff. When I graduate I would like to become a gynecologist, and I enjoy getting to know people's stories.

Hannah Russell
Staff Writer

Hannah Russell

My name is Hannah and I'm 17.

Mariah Davis
Staff Writer

Mariah Davis

My name is Mariah Davis. I'm a sophomore at WHS. I'm 15 years old and I like chicken.

Lillie Loose

Lillie Loose

Hi, I'm Lillie! I am a junior here at WHS. This is my first year in media staff and broadcast. I am involved in FFA and play volleyball. I hope to one day be a doctor or surgeon.

Kylie Ingram
Staff Writer

Kylie Ingram

My name is Kylie Ingram. I just moved from Venus High school, and it has been a major change for me. Venus was a very small school, especially compared to Waxahachie. When I lived in Venus you could go up to any store and name...

Hannah Collinsworth
Staff Writer

Hannah Collinsworth

Hey I'm Hannah! I am a junior this year and it is my second year in media staff, but my third year with Mrs. Melick.