Centurion Spotlight

2020-2021 Staff

Ramya Sridhar
Editor-in-Chief

Ramya Sridhar

My name is Ramya Sridhar, and I am the Editor-in-Chief. The two muses of my life have always been literature and music, and I love both equally. I love reading about cults and secret societies throughout the course of history - it’s ...

Ye Ji Jong
Assistant Editor, Opinion Editor, Layout Editor

Ye Ji Jong

Hi! I'm Ye Ji Jong. I am the Assistant Editor, Opinion Editor, and Layout Editor for the Centurion Spotlight and currently a Junior at Cypress High. I love writing and watching mukbangs!

Luis Ortiz
Sports Editor

Luis Ortiz

My name is Luis Ortiz, I am the current Sports Editor for the Centurion Spotlight. Journalism has always been a passion of mine for the past two years of my life and I’m excited to continue my job at Cypress High....

Julia Landry
Layout Editor

Julia Landry

Hey! My name is Julia and I am a senior at CHS. I joined Journalism because I enjoy writing about music and movies. Two fun facts about me are that I play six instruments and I love watching psychological thriller movies....

Rebecca Choe
Features Editor

Rebecca Choe

Hi, my name is Rebecca. I am a sophomore and the Features/copy editor. My life is always consumed by writing in every shape and form imaginable. I speak through poetry and view the world through journalism. I appreciate how wr...

Ian De Leon
Entertainment Editor

Ian De Leon

My name is Ian De Leon and I’m the entertainment editor! I signed up for journalism because I really love writing, like every sane person totally does. On my weekends, I’m usually out friends, and if that’s taught me anyth...

Katerina Portela
Student Activities Editor

Katerina Portela

Hey! I’m Kat and I’m a senior here at Cypress High. This is my first year in journalism and I’m excited to be a part of this team. Something to know about me is that I love to paint and I’m obsessed with horror movies! ...

Benjamin Martinez
Co-Business Manager

Benjamin Martinez

My name is Benjamin Martinez, I am a senior, and I am currently the Co-Business Manager for the Centurion Spotlight. I joined journalism because I have an interest in writing, and may even pursue it in college....

Monica Badolian
Co-Business Manager

Monica Badolian

Hi there, my name is Monica Badolian and I’m a Senior. I have a passion for writing, it could be any type of writing; short stories, novellas, poetry, magazines, and journalism of course and I’m a huge hockey fan (Go Ducks!)....

Jayden Yoon
Marketing Manager

Jayden Yoon

My name is Jayden Yoon, I am a freshman and the marketing manager for this class. I really like reading and writing sports articles. I play baseball personally and also do a podcast about baseball.

Island Gutierrez
Staff Writer

Island Gutierrez

Hi ! My name is Island Gutierrez and I am currently a senior at Cypress High School. I joined Journalism in hopes to further my abilities to write and express my thoughts in a professional manner. My favorite things about life...

Nevaeh Rangel
Staff Writer

Nevaeh Rangel

Hey, I’m Nevaeh Rangel, a senior that loves bringing my creativity into the world. Joining Journalism has helped me put my thoughts into words, and even helped me in improving my writing. I’m positive that everything happens...

Rizwan Hussain
Staff Writer

Rizwan Hussain

Hi, I'm Rizwan Hussain. I like to watch the NFL and NBA. I am a huge fan of Marvel movies and my favorite superhero is Spiderman. I hate horror movies and my second favorite type of movies are comedies. My favorite comedians are...

Kristy Takacs
Adviser

Kristy Takacs

I'm Ms. Takacs, Journalism adviser and English teacher. I've been at Cypress High for 22 years and am grateful for the small student staff that has moved our school paper online.

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