Wildcat Tales

2014-2015 Staff

Zane Vakser

Zane Vakser

Junior Zane Vakser is new to newspaper this year and looks forward to improving his writing skills. His favorite animal is the Emperor Penguin and he...

Vincent Tellez

Vincent Tellez

Vincent Tellez, a 16 year old junior, is a first-year newspaper staff member. He was born in Plano, Texas, and has lived here his whole life. Coming from...

Taylor Norris

Taylor Norris

Senior Taylor Norris, active in school spirit and former yearbook photographer, is new to the newspaper staff this year. Taylor prides herself on having...

Tashy Hunter

Tashy Hunter

Tashy Hunter is a junior and comes from Clark High School. She joined newspaper because she loves to write and wanted the opportunity to make new friends....

Suhina Chopra

Suhina Chopra

Junior Suhina Chopra is a newcomer to newspaper this year. She joined newspaper because she wanted to try something new, something that was unlike ever...

Mohona Aziz

Mohona Aziz

Junior Mohona Aziz is a first time member of the Wildcat Tales. She cherishes music and writing short stories in her free time. With a great, quirky personality,...

Rose Rana

Rose Rana

Junior Rose Rana is a new member of the Wildcat Tales.  Her love for writing is what drew her to joining newspaper. She’s looking forward to writing...

Piper Nowlin

Piper Nowlin

Junior Piper Nowlin enjoys writing and wishes to experiment with non-fiction writing in newspaper. Her favorite class is English where she can read...

Nina Dillon

Nina Dillon

Senior Nina Dillon is new to the Wildcat Tales staff this year. During her free time she likes to hang out with her friends or just lounge around on the...

Nathan Allen

Nathan Allen

Junior and new Wildcat Tales staffer Nathan Allen decided to give newspaper a try after receiving a high recommendation of the experience from his older...

Min Ji Kim

Min Ji Kim

Min Ji Kim is a junior here at Plano Senior High. She joined newspaper after having thoughts about it before and decided to try something new and have...

MaryClare Colombo

MaryClare Colombo

Senior MaryClare Colombo joined newspaper this year because she enjoys writing and hopes to use this year to learn a new form of writing. She is also the...

Mari Brown

Mari Brown

Junior Mari Brown, a new addition to the Wildcat Tales, dreams to be a journalist in the future. To her, joining newspaper seemed like the best option...

Maggie Cross

Maggie Cross

Junior Maggie Cross got involved in newspaper because of her passion for writing; in a perfect world she would be a fiction novelist. She thinks of being...

Lydia Sebany

Lydia Sebany

Junior Lydia Sebany is a staff member of the Wildcat Tales, who joined to further her experience as a journalist. She plans on becoming a travel writer...

Kelsey Campbell

Kelsey Campbell

Junior Kelsey Campbell is new to newspaper this year. She has always enjoyed writing, as it clarifies her thoughts, and journalism has always appealed...

Jameriya Owens

Jameriya Owens

Junior Jameriya Owens is thoroughly enjoying her first year at Plano. She loves taking pictures and experimenting with different angles and point of views. She...

Falyn Traina

Falyn Traina

Junior Falyn Traina joined journalism for the first time this year. Originally from New Orleans, Falyn wants to gain a new experience and meet new people...

Erienne Terpak

Erienne Terpak

Junior Erienne Terpak is a first year staffer with the Wildcat Tales. She joined the staff because she loves to write and wants to further her experience...

Emily Perez

Emily Perez

Junior Emily Perez is a first year staffer for the Wildcat Tales. Apart from hanging out with her family and playing the bass, Emily enjoys reading and being...

Ella Hunt

Ella Hunt

Junior Ella Hunt comes to Plano after attending Clark High School her sophomore year. She has grown up with her father and has had to move to five different elementary...

Corey Picklesimer

Corey Picklesimer

Senior Corey “The Hammer” Picklesimer is a self-proclaimed Bass Guitar Master originally born in Utah and raised in Texas. Corey joined newspaper...

Cameron Drummond

Cameron Drummond

Senior Cameron Drummond serves as the Sports Editor and the Social Media Editor for the 2014-15 edition of the Wildcat Tales. He runs the Twitter, Facebook...

Bethany LaMastus

Bethany LaMastus

Junior Bethany LaMastus is a newcomer to newspaper this year. She joined newspaper this year in hopes of expanding her options, as she is unsure about...

Arim Lee

Arim Lee

Junior Arim Lee joined newspaper because she’s always been interested in blogs and wanted to try something new. She’s a Korean American with one older...

Abigail Werner

Abigail Werner

The fabulous junior Abigail Werner, otherwise known as Abby or Abs, is passionate about people and making them smile. This is Abby’s first year on the...

Lizzy Ritchie

Lizzy Ritchie

Junior Elizabeth Ritchie, or “Lizzy” as her friends call her, always puts people first and is very passionate about what she does. She is very school...

Gabe LaBounty

Gabe LaBounty

A second year veteran of the PSHS newspaper, senior Gabe LaBounty looks forward to honing his writing skills while enjoying another successful year at...

Ashley Stuber

Ashley Stuber

Senior Ashley Stuber serves as the Arts & Entertainment editor for the Wildcat Tales.

Haley Samsel

Haley Samsel

Senior Haley Samsel returns to the Wildcat Tales this year as Online Editor-in-Chief after serving as staff writer, sports reporter and columnist in 2013-14....

Torie Brannen

Torie Brannen

Senior Torie Brannen is entering her second year on the Wildcat Tales staff, this year serving as Print Editor-in-Chief.

Stephanee Smith

Stephanee Smith

Senior Stephanee Smith is a second year member of the Wildcat Tales. She grew up with her mom and two sisters, who are each two years apart. She attended...

Gabrielle Lammons

Gabrielle Lammons

Senior Gabrielle Lammons is a staff writer for the Wildcat Tales. Outside of newspaper, Gabrielle volunteers frequently at the Second Chance SPCA in downtown...

Sonam Benakatti

Sonam Benakatti

Senior Sonam Benakatti loves to both design and write and is fortunately able to do both in her positions as Managing Editor and Business Manager of the...

Anna Villano

Anna Villano

Senior Anna Villano is a second year staff writer and assistant graphics editor for the Wildcat Tales. Her love of meeting new people caused her to j...

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