The Talon

2017-2018 Staff

Angela Maldonado

Staff Writer

Angela is a junior, and is in her first year on The Talon as a staff writer. Her hobbies include photography and music, and she enjoys performing for audiences.

Claire Benson

Staff Writer

This is Claire's first time as a part of The Talon. As a sophomore at Rochester High, she enjoys being a part of Spanish National Honors Society, RATS, and the Girl's Soccer Program. She enjoys being a part of the Talon family...

Gloria Baldevia

Staff Writer

Gloria is a Filipino sophomore who is in her first year in Talon. When she has free time, she likes watching movies and she also loves to volunteer in helping other people.

Zoya Ahmed

Staff Writer

Freshman Zoya Ahmed is in her first year on The Talon. She likes playing sports, painting, hanging out with friends, and reading. She is also a member of the Rotary Interact Club, Key Club and German Club.

Danya Black

staff writer

This is Danya Black's first year on The Talon as a staff writer. She is currently a senior at Rochester High School and is part of the girls lacrosse team here at Rochester, too. She enjoys listening to music, reading and interacting...

Colin Alison

Staff Writer

Colin Alison is a junior, and this is his first year on The Talon. His sister, Lauren Alison, was last year's Copy Editor. Colin enjoys Politics, Language, and History. He is part of the Junior Class Ambassadors, and is in two...

Jonathan Sabbagh

Staff Writer

This is Jonathan's first year on the Talon and he's a sophomore. He likes to play pixeled video games and likes to listen to techno music. Jonathan also has a YouTube channel. He is on the boys swimming team, and he likes the...

Zoe Sawdon

Staff Writer

This is Zoe's first year writing for The Talon. She is involved in Spanish National Honors Society and likes to play tennis in basketball. Zoe spends her free time volunteering, watching baseball, or hanging out with her friends.

Summer Rawashdeh

Staff Writer

This is Summer's first year of being a staff writer on The Talon. She enjoys to run and hang out with fiends. Summer hopes to achieve her goal of attending The University Michigan and to become a pediatrician.

Jack Harding

Staff Writer

This is Jack's first year on the Talon and he is a staff writer. Jack also is involved in the varsity Tennis team and Golf team and is part of German National Honors Society, German club, and Rotary Interact club.

Megan Lorenzo

staff writter

This is Megan's first year as a staff writer in The Talon. She loves to play volleyball, basketball, softball, and hanging out with friends. Megan hopes to achieve her goals of becoming a middle school math teacher and play college...

Violet Resh

Staff Writer

Violet Resh is a junior at Rochester High School and this is her first year being a part of the Talon. She is actively involved in the Rochster Alliance of Theartrical Students, Model Untied Nations, and French National Honors...

Lauren Karmo


Lauren is a senior and in her third year on The Talon. This year she is the Editor-in-Chief, and also in very involved with band and lacrosse. She enjoys reading and painting.

Bianca Mow

Sports Editor

This is Bianca's second year on The Talon. This year, she is the sports editor. She enjoys spending time with friends and trying new things.

Taylor Simmons

Entertainment/Lifestyle Editor

This is Taylor's third year in The Talon and she is currently the Entertainment/Lifestyle editor. Taylor is also the captain of the girls varsity lacrosse team and is a senior class ambassador.

Bella Malatesta

Staff Writer

Bella Malatesta, a senior at RHS, is in her first year on the Talon as a staff writer. She has been dancing for fifteen years at Rochester School of Dance and Adagio. She is also a member of National Honors Society, English National...

Elizabeth Bulat

Feature Editor

This is Elizabeth's second year on The Talon and she serves as the Feature editor. In her free time, she loves running, photography, and writing. Elizabeth is member of the Cross Country and Track teams at Rochester as well.

Eileen Brennan

Staff Writer

This is Eileen's first year in Talon as a staff writer. As a senior, Eileen currently participates in Rochester Alliance of Theatrical Students as the lighting designer and the Falcon Marching Band playing the snare drum in addition...

Angela Mammel

Feature Editor

Angela Mammel is in her third year on The Talon staff, and she serves as the news editor and the copy editor. She is also a member of French National Honor Society, Social Studies National Honor Society, and the Rochester Alliance...

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