2021-2022 Staff

Emporess Whitfield
Team Editor

Emporess Whitfield

Hi, my name is Emporess!!!!! I love 90’s movies, collecting lucky charms, journaling, The Beatles, and am an avid baker & aspiring poet. I would absolutely die for my cat, Oli, and am known for doodling hearts on everything....

Angel Brown
Team Editor

Angel Brown

My name is Angel Brown and I'm a senior. I'm a team editor and social media manager this year. Along with newspaper, I'm also in National Honor Society, PALs, and Peer Helpers.

Intern

Peytie Chambers

I'm a sophomore in highschool. I play on the varsity tennis team and don't have really any other hobbies. :)

Courtney Olmos

Courtney Olmos

Hi, I'm Courtney! I am in the color guard, and I love Pete Davidson, and I say the word shawty a lot.

Rya Walker
Team Editor; Podcast Team

Rya Walker

I'm a senior this year, compete in UIL Journalism, and the president of Chapters Creative Writing Club. I have 8 snails named after the Solar System, love to digitally collage, make short films, have a massive music collection,...

Staff Writer

Hi, I'm Melani Rushing and I'm a sophomore. I'm on the varsity cheer team and the schools student council. I love hanging out with friends and making new friends. This will be my first year on the sting team and I'm very excited...

Preston Hennessy
Hallway Harald Member, Podcast Member

Preston Hennessy

I'm a member of the newspaper. I also play in front ensemble.

Daytona Gravlin
Social Media and Advertising

Daytona Gravlin

Hi I'm Daytona Rae:) I love painting in my spare time or shopping el oh el. My zodiac sign is cancer, I am a dazzler, and I loveeee scary and comedy movies. I am super friendly and can probably make anyone laugh or smile. My music...

Arianna Pardue
Staff Writer; Photography Editor

Arianna Pardue

Hi, I am Arianna. I am the photo editor. I like reading and playing with my pets. I have 8 cats and 3 dogs. I enjoy taking photos and drawing in my spare time.  I am a junior and looking forward to my senior year.

Staff Writer; Layout and Design Team

Danay Cortez

Hello! My name is Danay Cortez and this year is going to be my first year in newspaper. I mostly joined because Mr. Corbett reminded us mostly everyday when I was in journalism last year it would be very fun and exciting if I...

Corey Hevel
Staff Writer, Podcast Editor

Corey Hevel

I'm Corey Hevel. Along with the Newspaper, I'm a part of Chapters of Azle, UIL Journalism, the Math and Science Team, and UIL Accounting. When I'm not working you can most often find me pacing around absently until I find something...

Erika Clayton
Advertising Editor

Erika Clayton

Hi, I'm Erika! I'm a senior, and including our journalism team, I am involved with Chapters of Azle, UIL Journalism, the National Honors Society, and the MGP. I started getting into journalism my freshman year by writing headlines...

Cynthia Garcia
Co-Editor-in-Chief

Cynthia Garcia

Hello, I'm Cynthia! I am currently a senior, including newspaper, I play Tenor Saxophone for the Azle MGP, Indoor Winds, and Jazz band. I love writing and I am looking forward to my 3rd year on The Sting!

Kenny Caswell
Co-Ediitor-in-Chief

Kenny Caswell

My name is Kenny Caswell, I'm a senior, I enjoy writing.

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