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2019-2020 Staff

Jacob Cambray

Reporter

Jacobs been in TV for 3 years and has had dreams about working in the film since he learned to talk. His mind is too small for his imagination and he will work however hard and long he needs to accomplish obstacles he comes a...

Rj Martinez

Reporter

As a graduating Tv3 this year, Rj is ready to dive further into the world of Advanced Digital Media. Taking first at last year’s Regional SSC Highschool Video Competition along with editor Joe Walsh and Justin Sostand showca...

Lavontae Morrow

Reporter

This is Lavontae’s third year working with the Astroworld Media TV Studio. He is a senior at Shepard High School and he is captain of the speech team, he is also involved in Freshmen Mentors, Captains Club, and BPA. In the ...

Joe Walsh

Reporter

This is Joe’s third year working in the Astroworld Media TV Studio. His passion for editing began in 6th grade after experimenting with his school’s laptop. He made a YouTube channel to work on his craft by making videos i...

Ridwan Atiq

Reporter

Ridwan Atiq is graduating this year as a TV3. He attends Alan B. Shepard and is proud to have taken this class. He is most interested in filmmaking and acting for his future. He wants to pursue his passion in this industry. H...

Meagan Ruger-Smith

Reporter

This is Meagan Ruger-Smith’s second year working with Astroworld Media. She is a junior at Shepard and is currently is a drum major in the school’s marching band, the regional champion for radio speaking on the Shepard Speech ...

Justin Sostand

Reporter

This is Justin’s first year in Advanced Media Production and working with Astroworld Media. I was in speech club for two years and decided to take music more seriously and my writing a lot more serious. I helped my friends RJ...

Kurt Vanderwall

Reporter

This is Kurt’s first year with Advanced Media Production and with Astroworld Media. After Kurt’s freshman year at Richards, he transferred to Shepard. Kurt is now a senior and is also on the varsity Shepard football team. ...

Yasir Matthews

Reporter

This is Yasir’s first year with Astroworld Media . Yasir has been attending Shepard since sophomore year. He is a really cool and laid back guy who is a people's person and is open to trying new things....

Jai-lynn Carter

Reporter

This is Jai-Lynn Carter’s first year with Astroworld Media. As a four year Shepard veteran, she participates in varsity dance, speech, and track and field. Besides sports and clubs she is also in the National Honors society ...

Jakarie Roberson

Reporter

This  is my second year in a media class. My first one was at Richards High School where I took TV Production. I am on the varsity football team at Alan B Shepard. I also take Auto 1 right now which is a duel credit class. I...

Nichole Gleason

Contributor

Jamie Zavaleta

Contributor

This Is Jaime’s First Year in Digital Media Production. He is a Sophomore at Alan B.Shepard High School. Jaime like to play video games, watch tv, and edit his own videos for YouTube. His Dream Job is a Video Game designer or...

Andres Herrera

Contributor

This is Andres’s first year of digital media.  He works in an internship for a printing company and has worked with graphic design and online marketing.  He loves food but loves working with other even better than that in ...

Saja Hatu

Contributor

Saja is a senior at Shepard this is also her first year in Digital Media.  Saja participates in track at Shepard. Saja loves digital photography and hopes too continues neonatal nursing in the future....

Taylor Thomas

Contributor

This is Taylor and this is her second year at Shepard. This is her first time being in Digital Media and plans to continue until senior year. She was on varsity dance and plans on joiningtrack this spring. ...

William Singleton

Contributor

William, also known as West, is a senior in his first year of Digital Media Production. He is 17 and in addition to being a writer and actor for the Shepard speech team, he is also an editor for the Spectrum Literary Magazine,...

Hannah Schaer

Contributor

This is Hannah’s first year with digital media production. Hannah is a junior here at Shepard. When Hannah goes to college she wants to study psychology and she plays softball for Crestwood Fastpitch.

Joseph Kammer

Contributor

This is Joe Kammer’s first year in digital media production. He watches Netflix and enjoys music. He’s a junior and works at Lou Malnati’s Pizza, you can add him on snap: @joe_kammer1 insta: @joe_kammer_2...

James Liapis

Contributor

This is my first year in digital media production and I am a sophomore and I will graduate in 2022

Ricky Kehoe

Contributor

I am a sophomore I am enrolled in digital media production. I don’t know what’s talk about but add me on Snap @RickyKehoe88. I like football. I guess I want to go to college and study anesthesiology ...

Dionte Witherspoon

Contributor

This is Diontes first year in Digital Media. He likes to stay home and watch Netflix. He also like to be on Facebook and chat with his friends.

Leland Lindsey

Contributor

LeLand but people call him Lelo. First year in digital media. He’s a senior. Went to Sarah E Goode stem academy before coming to Shepard his jr. year. He likes music and love to use his voice as an instrument ....

Michelle Zelinksi

Contributor

Michelle is a sophomore enrolled in Digital Media Production. She runs the official Shepar GSA Instagram account and is in the Theatre Tech club. Michelle has many creative hobbies including painting, drawing, photography, wr...

Ashleigh Guzman

Contributor

Ashleigh is a first year in Digital Media Production. She spent her first two years of high school at a Oak Forest High School and after her move, was very scared to start her Junior year at a new school knowing nobody except he...

Joshua Magana

Contributor

This is Joshua’s first year in digital media. He is a senior who is involved in boys track and field as well as boys soccer. In other words he is on his way to the Navy after graduating high school. He enjoys being physically acti...

Devon Flowers

Contributor

This is Devon first year in digital media. He is a sophomore who is involved in Leo Club  and African American Culture Club. What I like to do in my free time is watch amine.

Isela Enriquez

Contributor

This is Isa’s first year in Digital Media Production. She is a wrestler for Shepard. She wants to study neuroscience at UCLA. She isn’t a person to be in front of the camera but she won’t mind acting but she prefers to ...

Stefanos Aidonis

Contributor

This is Stefanos’ first year in media production. He is so excited to be apart of this class and it is so amazing. If you wanna join go to your Counselor and they will take it from there.  

Cassadie Comiskey

Contributor

Cassadie Comiskey is a first year digital media production student as a Junior. Cassadie is very much involved in the music program to the point where she basically lives at Shepard (she even has a blanket in her locker). She i...

Hannah Zaczyk

Contributor

This is Hannah Zaczyk, she is senior at Shepard but is in Digital Media Production. Hannah plans on studying film and photography in college, she is also in theater groups. Hannah currently takes film and art classes, loves pho...

Dalia Villeda

Contributor

This is Dalia Villeda, first year of being apart of the wonderful digital media production.  Dalia is a sophomore at Shepard and is involved in color guard (not rotc), jv girls soccer team,choir,is a peer mediator, and is in phot...

Hakeem Masud

Contributor

This is Hakeem Masudʼs first year in digital media production. Hakeem is a senior at Alan B Shepard high school and is apart of the Shepard football team. He plans on majoring in business and hopes to open up some stores. He ...

Jonathan Lopez

Contributor

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Joseph Landgraf

Contributor

This is Joseph Landgrafs first year of being apart of Digital Media Production, Joe is a Junior at Shepard and is involved in no clubs. In the future he hopes to engineer on computers and build them and sell them. He enjoys p...

Beatrici Grela-Bedolla

Contributor

This is Beatrici Grela-‍Bedolla but you can call me Betty for a nickname. This is her first year being apart of Digital Media Production, Betty is a senior at Shepard High School and she does not do any clubs, but she ...

Tyler Green

Contributor

This is Tyler Green. She is a senior at Shepard High School and not currently involved in any activities. Tyler hopes to be a lawyer in the future and make enough money to give back to those in need. She enjoys going shopping...

Percy Croom

Contributor

This is Percy Croom. This is his first year as a part of Digital Media Production. He is not a part of any clubs or sports teams. In the future he is hoping to become a music and or movie producer

Taivion

Contributor

Taivion Alexander is a senior at Alan B Shepard. This is his first year in digital media, although he has taken Graphic design and Animation classes at Shepard. At his old school, TF South, he was the second editor for their dig...

Camren Arellano

Contributor

This is Camren Arellano's first year with the Astroworld Media TV Studio. Camren is a junior at Alan B. Shepard and is a part of the Shepard track team. He hopes to be game designer in the future. He takes pride in his sports an...

Yelena St. Clair

Contributor

Yelena St. Clair is a Junior at Shepard High School. She is a varsity speech member and she won regionals in extemporaneous speaking last season. Yelena’s passion is politics and has a great respect for filmmaking. She hopes to co...

Robert McGahan

Contributor

This is Robert McGahan first year working with the Astroworld Media TV studio. He is a sophomore at Shepard high school. He is also a part of the varsity cheer team . He hopes to go into acting and becoming an actor. He enjoy...

Isaac Cieplak

Contributor

This is Isaac Cieplak’s first year as a part of Digital Media Production. Isaac is a sophomore at Alan. B Shepard High School. He is a part of the JV Soccer team. He hopes to become a sports journalist and eventually, a sports commen...

Lauren Lloyd

Contributor

This Lauren Lloyd first year being a part of the Digital Media Production, Lauren is a senior at Alan B Shepard High School and not apart of any clubs this year. In the future she hopes to become an Art Therapist for children w...

Lyla Loquercio

Contributor

As a junior at Alan B Shepard High School, Lyla Loquercio joins her first year of digital media. Lyla had also taken graphic design and advanced art classes at Shepard and hopes to have a career somewhere in the TV world. Lyla...

Ms. Pelini

TV Teacher

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...

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