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April Zavala

April Zavala is a High School student at John Glenn High School. She is on the 2021 Varsity Girls’ Volleyball team and plays lead trumpet for the John Glenn Marching Band. She is also an avid member of the CSF (California Scholarship Federation) club on campus. Some of her favorite hobbies include painting, listening to or making music, cooking, playing volleyball, & annoying her younger sister. She got a job over the summer as a cook for Pizza Hut alongside her father who has worked there as his second job for over 18 years! She has lived in Norwalk her whole life with her parents, two sisters, one brother, two cats, and two dogs. April loves her pets very much, she believes they all have the most unique and dorky personalities. She is a very busy individual, so when she finally gets free time she enjoys napping or laying in bed watching TikTok.
INSTAGRAM: @aprillzavala
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Yael Ventura

Yael Ventura is a senior at John Glenn High School. He is a bit clumsy but has a heart of gold. His ID may say he’s 17 but his face says he’s 13. During his free time he likes to play video games, draw and sleep. He may not know what’s going on most of the time, but he knows how to go with the flow. His favorite new source is AllSides.

Jeremy Santiago

Jeremy Santiago is a senior student at John Glenn High School. In his free time, he does one of his favorite extracurricular activities–cartooning–which helps him experiment with new ideas. Besides cartooning, his other hobbies include playing video games, listening to music, and reading. There are also many news sources that he likes to scan over and read, which are CNN, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, and Whittier Daily News.

Coal Ahime Ruiz

Coal Ahime Ruiz is a senior at John Glenn High School and an enthusiastic observer. They plan on attending college in Fall 2022 with the hopes to pursue a career in animation & character design. With this, Coral has worked on various projects that conduct working with others, taking patience, and influencing organization skills in a timely manner. They conduct projects such as lining and coloring animations for a small YouTuber with over 120k subscribers under a hidden and discreet alias. They own great knowledge of video and photo editing, along with drawing, design, and animation concepts. Coral is also currently the manager of the girls’ tennis squad at JGHS and plans on spreading their expressive and exuberant influence onto others.

Brandon Orion Nunez

Brandon Orion Nunez is a high school senior in John Glenn High School. He partakes in enjoying variety of music, movies/tv, food, games, and reading/writing stories. His top 5 favorite artists/bands currently are Kid Cudi, The Doors, Nick Rattigan, Kendrick Lamar, and Beach House. Orion has a lovable dog and an eccentric cat. The news sites he are the most are the LA Times, Vice News, and TLDR News.

Vanessa Mojica

Vanessa Mojica is a seventeen year old high school senior. Her hobbies include working out, reading, and listening to music. She has a great appreciation for music. Her favorite artists include Nirvana, Suicideboys, and Current Joys. Vanessa’s all time favorite movies are The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Pride and Prejudice, and the whole Twilight saga. If she wasn’t planning on becoming a neonatal nurse she would have definitely looked more into becoming a writer. Her favorite news source is definitely the New York Times or CNN.

Daniela Galindo

Daniela Galindo is a senior who used to live in Mexico for seven years, before moving to Norwalk three and a half years ago. They are a senior who hopes to one day be a criminal investigator. They will attend college for 2 years before transferring to UCLA. One day, they hope to travel around the world, especially to Greece. Volleyball, drawing, and listening to music are some of their hobbies. Daniela is also part of the Margaret’s Place peer leadership club and CSF. Their favorite movies are The Nightmare Before Christmas and Coraline. Daniela is a person that really enjoys going to the beach and hanging out with friends. Their favorite news sources include the LA Times and CNN.

Noelani Discipulo

Noelani Discipulo is a senior at John Glenn High School. She is a member of the John Glenn Marching Eagles. Since her sophomore year, she has been the captain of the colorguard team. In the past she was a part of the school choir, including the handbell, woman’s, and jazz choir. During her free time she likes to organize, play video games with her friends, watch anime, and she loves listening to music and is a huge Kpop stan. Her favorite news sites are CNN and Los Angeles Times.

Karissa Meno

Karissa Meno is a junior at John Glenn High School. She enjoys writing, watching weird films her dad recommends, and trips to Barnes & Noble Bookstore, along with going to Target with her sister and mom. She’s a smart student who enjoys writing and painting. She has recently been getting into movie reviews as well as the structure of movies. Her favorite news sites are the NY Times and CNN.

Dianly Siqueiros

Dianly Siqueiros is a senior at John Glenn High School, and the social media director and marketing manager for The Shoemaker Bugle. Her dream job is to be an ultrasound technician, but she doesn’t know what college she wants to attend yet. She has played tennis and track. Her favorite hobbies are painting, doing nails and makeup. She likes going to the gym at least 4 times a week. She lives with her parents, grandma, brother and sister, and her two dogs and cat. Her favorite news sources are CNN and the LA Times.

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