2018-2019 Staff

Mauricio Lemus-Vargas

Junior Mauricio Lemus-Vargas is a second-year newspaper member.   In his spare time Mauricio enjoys buying/ selling shoes, watching and playing soccer as well as watching basketball.   

Chelsea Hartung

Chelsea Hartung is a junior here at CHS. This will be her second year writing for the Talon. Outside of school Chelsea likes to go on runs to stay in shape for Rugby season. When she graduates she hopes to go to Arizona State an...

Jalen Knight

Senior Jalen Knight is a varsity player on Centennial High School’s baseball team and has participated in Key Club. After graduating from high school, Jalen hopes to become an electrical engineer and baseball player....

Meera Forespring

Meera Forespring is currently a sophomore at CHS and this is their first year in the CHS Talon.  They are an active member of the LGBTQ+ community and a lover of all things geek/nerd related. Their hobbies include cosplay, act...

Jilene Jensen

Jilene Jensen has been in journalism for two years. She wants to advocate for those you can’t advocate for themselves, that includes animals and the environment. Starting with a wildlife conservation program from the Portland Audub...

Vincent deParrie-Gray

Vincent deParrie-Gray, 17, is a senior in his third year in journalism. In his free time he enjoys spending time with family and friends, spoiling his dog, and painting and drawing or another creative endeavors. After high school he...

Marissa Bennett

Marissa Bennett is a sophomore at CHS. While she  has been doing journalism for two years, she enjoys many different styles of writing as well. Outside of journalism, Marissa is a part of the Speech and Debate team, and is a frequ...

Aaron Valentine

Aaron Valentine is a junior Journalist and photographer in the CHS Talon. He likes nerdy things, is a goofball, and wants to be a photographer.

Terra Williams

Terra Williams is a junior who is 16 and this is her first year of advanced journalism. She’s a very energetic person who likes to draw and listen to music. She would like to continue using the skills she learns in journalism...

Nathyn Caro

Nathyn Caro is a sophomore. He joined journalism as a freshman and joined the publication staff this year. He plays basketball and is very serious about journalism.

Angeles Villanueva

Angeles Villanueva, 14, is a freshman at CHS. She loves to read, and has a interest in going to college. Angeles’ ultimate plan is to become an Immigration lawyer. She is a perfectionist and tries really hard on all her work....

Christa Pierik

This is senior Christa Pierik’s second year in journalism. Other than journalism, Christa is a part of CHS’s Hi-C dance team, girls tennis team, Concert Choir, C-notes, a member of Community 101, and NHS. She is currently ...

Milana Oliphant

Milana Oliphant is a sophomore. This is her first year as a writer for the for The Talon.  She is on the girls rugby club at Centennial and also plays basketball for the high school. In her free time, she likes to go hiking an...

Benjamin Lunceford

Benjamin Lunceford is a senior in his second year of journalism. Lunceford is also a staff member in yearbook. He plays baseball, and has a passion for all sports. Outside of school, he enjoys spending time outdoors with friends and ...

Daniella Young

Daniella Young, 17, is a senior and is excited about her second year of advanced journalism. She took Beginning Journalism her freshman year, and loved it, so she decided to take the advanced class. When she’s not writing storie...

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