2021-2022 Staff

Leilani Hardmon-White
Reporter

Leilani Hardmon-White

This is Leilani. She is a junior at Alan B Shepard High school. This is her second year taking digital media production. She is a part of the basketball team. Some things she hopes to accomplish this year are just getting through...

London Tryon
Reporter

London Tryon

London Tryon is a Junior at Alan B Shepard. This year he plans on achieving his goals such as getting some of his best grades in High School this year and possibly join things such as clubs, sports, etc. One of his favorite thi...

Brian Fuller
Reporter

Brian Fuller

This is Brian’s second year in Media Production Classes and he is also a Junior. He enjoys watching sports and playing video games. Brian also wants to go to Full Sail in Orlando to become a game developer. Brian wishes to achieve...

Mariah Ingram
Reporter

Mariah Ingram

Mariah Ingram:  Mariah Ingram is a junior at Shepard. This is her second year taking digital media with Miss Pelini. Mariah loves to learn about films and the thought process behind the films so it comes as no surpri...

Julisa Morales
Reporter

Julisa Morales

Julissa Morales is a senior at Alan B. Shepard.  She's been part of Astroworld Media for two years now. She enjoys working the camera, filming, and taking great photos of the teams we have here at Shepard. Julissa is really trying...

Makayla Spencer
Reporter

Makayla Spencer

MaKayla is a senior at Alan B Shepard High School and this is her second year in the digital media program and this is by far her favorite class. After high school, she wants to get her bachelor's degree in biology to become a p...

Anthony Acosta
Reporter

Anthony Acosta

Anthony has been part of the Astroworld Media TV crew for two years now and he is currently a senior. Anthony has been into politics and general news for all their life. Anthony also has a very strong passion for motor sports...

Melisa Ercakar
Reporter

Melisa Ercakar

Melisa Ercakar is a Junior at Shepard. This is her second year in the digital media program. Melisa was in color guard for three years, track for three years, and photo club for one year. Her favorite part about being a crew member ...

Phillip Barnes
Reporter

Phillip Barnes

Hi I’m Phillip and this is my 2nd year doing digital media. My favorite hobby is playing video games with my friends. I can take really cool pictures on my phone.

Myesha Weatherly
Reporter

Myesha Weatherly

Myesha is a senior at Shepard. This is her third year in Digital Media. Myesha was in color guard for 3 years, Spanish club for 2 years, and in GSA for 1 year. She was in the National Honors Society. She enjoys art, digital media,...

Celestia Martinez
Reporter

Celestia Martinez

Celestia Martinez has been part of the Astroworld Media TV crew for two years. She is a senior at Alan B. Shepard. Working as a crew member, she enjoys editing and screen writing projects. This year she hopes to win competitions...

Emani Hughes
Reporter

Emani Hughes

Emani is a junior at Alan B Shepard High school. This is her second year of taking digital media production. She is actually on the dance team at Shepard. Something she hopes to accomplish is getting through her junior year with de...

Jacob Hamid
Reporter

Jacob Hamid

This is Jacob Hamid’s second year in the digital media program and third year in Alan b Shepard high school. Jacob is a junior who is taller than Brian Fuller and has big dreams for his future. He enjoys playing video games a...

Emily Dominguez
Reporter

Emily Dominguez

Emily is a senior at Alan B Shepard High. She has been doing digital media for more than a year now. She is captain of the girl’s swim team here and is a part of the school’s book club. She currently works as a lifeguard at...

Richard Molony
Reporter

Richard Molony

Richard Molony is a Junior at Alan B Shepard High School. He is a triple threat -- he’s intelligent, he’s creative, and he is way taller than Brian Fuller. (integral to the bio). The reason that last thing is so important...

Elizabeth Lappano
Reporter

Elizabeth Lappano

Elizabeth is a senior at Shepard High School, and a second year student in the Digital Media program. She is involved in the crew for the spring musical as well as for our show choir. She is also a part of the tennis and soccer...

Tyler Florez
Reporter

Tyler Florez

Tyler is a junior at Shepard High School and this is his second year taking a digital media class. He is part of the National Honors Society and Student Council this year at Shepard. Some of his favorite things to do with his ...

Gabriel Smith
Reporter

Gabriel Smith

Gabe is a senior at ABS. This is also his second year in the digital media program. He is a talented editor with top of the line skills. He also plans to be an HVAC technician after high school but he also wants to continue developing...

Taylor Thomas
Reporter

Taylor Thomas

Taylor is a senior at Shepard graduating in 2022. This is her second year in the TV studio. She now has a new enthused spirit to create better projects that better represent her creativity She is also involved in student counci...

Ricky Kehoe
Reporter

Ricky Kehoe

Ricky is a senior at Shepard high school. This is going to be his second year in digital media. In his free time he likes to work on cars and hang out with his friends. Ricky’s goal this year is to pass all his classes. Aft...

Michelle Zelinski
Reporter

Michelle Zelinski

Michelle Zelinski is a senior in her third year of Media classes. As a TV3, she plans on creating works for competition and finds screenwriting to be her favorite aspect of filmmaking. This year she has big plans to compete in...

Isela Enriquez
Reporter

Isela Enriquez

Isa is a senior at Alan B Shepard High school. This is her second year taking Digital Media production after taking a break during her junior year. She is part of the Spanish Honors Society. She loves to travel.  She also lik...

Jimmy Liapis
Reporter

Jimmy Liapis

Hi  this is Jimmy Liapis and this is my third year in Digital Media Production and I am a senior and will be graduating in 2022. I have been in Game Club which is an activity in Alan B Shepard High School and I have been in that...

Dalia Villeda
Reporter

Dalia Villeda

Dalia is a senior at Shepard.This is her third year in digital media she is in color guard,musical crew,choir,winter guard, soccer, and in tri m. She enjoys painting and singing.. She is the general manager of the studio, her favo...

Justin Scott
Contributor

Justin Scott

This is Justin Scott and this is he’s second year in digital media Justin hopes he can have a successful career after high school and Justin believes he can took over the world if he puts he’s mind to and hopes to see many...

Ms. Pelini
TV Teacher

Ms. Pelini

Ms Pelini began teaching the TV classes at Shepard during the 2018-2019 school year. She has been teaching in the 218 district since 2003.  Before teaching, she worked as a TV anchor/reporter at KLKN-ABC in Lincoln NE, WIAT-CBS...

Vincent Jackson

Vincent Jackson

Vincent Jackson Vincent is a junior at Alan B Shepard High School. This is his second year in the digital media program. He is one of Ms.Pelini’s most dedicated, intelligent and visionary students. He is also a great, caring,...

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