the Crusader

2021-2022 Staff

Laurinne Eugenio
Editor-in-Chief

Laurinne Eugenio

I am a senior at Bonita Vista High and a third year staff member on the Crusader. This year, I am co-Editor-in-Chief, and previously was Opinion Editor and Features (CPS) Editor. I have enjoyed my time in Newspaper and chose to stay b...

Carina Muniz
Editor-in-Chief

Carina Muniz

Howdy! Currently, I am a senior at Bonita Vista High and finishing my fourth year on the Crusader  staff. Now, I am co-Editor in Chief of the Crusader, however in previous years I maintained the title of Opinion Editor, News Ed...

Yealin Lee
Managing Editor

Yealin Lee

I am a senior at Bonita Vista High, and a third year staff member on the Crusader. This year I am the Managing Editor of the Crusader. I love being able to meet new people, and having conversations with them. I like how in newspa...

Alexa Vazquez
Editor-at-Large

Alexa Vazquez

Writing can be a ridiculously painful thing to endure, but I think that giving it up would be even worse. After all, who doesn’t like a challenge? I’m Alexa Vazquez, this year’s Editor-at-Large and resident senior who’s bee...

Eiffel Sunga
News Editor

Eiffel Sunga

I am a junior at Bonita Vista High and this is my first year as a staff member of the Crusader. I joined Newspaper because I recognize the crucial role this publication plays in the community. We would live in a blind world if it we...

Melina Ramirez
News Editor

Melina Ramirez

Hi readers! I’m a senior at BVH and going into my fourth and final year in the Crusader. I’ve enjoyed the past three years of being on staff and while distance learning was a difficult obstacle, I’m excited to get back t...

Mayah Cerecer
News Copy Editor

Mayah Cerecer

Hey there! I'm Mayah Cerecer, and I'm a senior attending Bonita Vista High School. This is my first year on staff for the Crusader and my current position is “Opinion copy editor”.  I joined the Crusader because of not onl...

Maddie Almodovar
Opinion Editor

Maddie Almodovar

My name is Madison, but I prefer Maddie and use she/her pronouns. As a junior, this is my first year in the Crusader, and I hold the position of Opinion Editor! I took a heavy interest in journalism because I have a personal lov...

Grace Na
Opinion Editor

Grace Na

My name is Grace Na, and I am a sophomore, with this year marking my second year on the Crusader staff. This year, I am honored to be one of the opinion editors. Although journalism was intimidating during the first semester ...

Opinion Copy Editor

Eliza Noblejas

Hi, my name is Eliza Noblejas. I am a sophomore at Bonita Vista High. Currently, I have taken up the position of Opinion Copy Editor for the 2021-2022 Crusader Newspaper. I joined Newspaper this semester because I wanted to bu...

Jaime Jazo
Features Editor

Jaime Jazo

I am a senior at Bonita Vista High School and this is my second year on staff. I joined newspaper in order to achieve my full potential with my writing skills and surround myself with a hardworking and affectionate community.  T...

Nicole Macgaffey
Features Editor

Nicole Macgaffey

I am a Senior at Bonita Vista High and this is my second year as a staff member for the Crusader. I am now CPS Editor and previously was News Editor.  I am continuing to pursue my interest in journalism that I have had since m...

Elie Cajes
Features Copy Editor

Elie Cajes

Hello! I am a senior at Bonita Vista High School and this is my first year on staff. I am the Features Copy-Editor for The Crusader and I intend on improving my writing skills through this role. After hearing about student journalism on camp...

Madison Knudson
Arts & Culture Editor

Madison Knudson

I am a freshman at Bonita Vista High and a first-year staff member on the Crusader. I am the Arts and Culture Editor this year and I look forward to many more years on staff. I joined newspaper because I was interested in try...

Destiny Avila Ramirez
Arts & Culture Copy Editor

Destiny Avila Ramirez

Hello! I am currently a freshman at Bonita Vista High School and the current Arts and Cultures Copy Editor. This is my first year on staff and I chose to join Newspaper looking to try out new things and find what I was interested ...

Anaissa L. Del Rio
Sports Editor

Anaissa L. Del Rio

I am a freshman at Bonita vista high and a First-year staff member on the Crusader. I am Sports Editor this year and looking forward to many more years of being on Staff. I joined the Crusader to look for my inner voice and reall...

Angelina Ruckman
Sports Editor

Angelina Ruckman

I am a junior at Bonita Vista High and a third year staff member on the Crusader. I started this year as the Arts and Cultures Editor and am currently one of the Sports Editors: previously a photographer and copy editor. I join...

Isabella Garcia
Sports Copy Editor

Isabella Garcia

Hi, I am Isabella Garcia a freshman at Bonita Vista High, it's my first year being a part of the Crusader staff. I am the sports copy editor for the Crusader, and I'm excited to see what's in store for this year's sports teams...

Stephanie Lomeli
Podcast Manager

Stephanie Lomeli

I am a junior at Bonita Vista High and this is my first year as a staff member of the Crusader. I am currently one of the three podcast managers. My passion for journalism has always been there, but this year begins the start of my...

Nadia Martinez
Podcast Manager

Nadia Martinez

I am a senior at Bonita Vista High and this is my second year on staff. I’ve always liked how unbiased and informative the crusader was and it was a large part of why I joined. Newspaper has taught me what ethical journalism look...

Jose Solis
Podcast Manager

Jose Solis

Hello readers, leaders, and Barons, not cheaters, I am a senior at Bonita Vista High and a second year staff member for the Crusader. I am one of the Podcast Managers and was previously a Staff Writer. This year, just like before, I...

Brandon Giles
Staff Artist

Brandon Giles

I am a junior at Bonita Vista High and this is my first year on staff for the Crusader. I joined the newspaper because of an interest that was inspired by other members and its community. I am hoping to better express my words and ...

Stephanie Liang
Staff Artist

Stephanie Liang

Hi! I’m Stephanie Liang, a staff artist for The Crusader. This is my first year on staff, and I’m a freshman at Bonita Vista High School. I joined Newspaper because I wanted to try something new and improve on my ability ...

Lauralai Gilbert
Photographer

Lauralai Gilbert

I am currently a freshman in Bonita Vista High and a first-year staff member on the Crusader. I am one of the Photographers this year. I joined the Crusader because I wanted to try out something new and different for a change....

Gabriella Bomjardim
Photographer

Gabriella Bomjardim

Hello! I am a senior at Bonita Vista High and this is my first year as a member of The Crusader. This year I am one of the two photographers. I joined Newspaper because I thought it was going to help me sharpen my writing and...

Antoinette Gilbert
Staff Writer

Antoinette Gilbert

I am a freshman at Bonita Vista High and a first-year staff member on the Crusader. I am a staff writer this year and looking forward to many more years of being on staff. I joined Newspaper to learn new things and to get an ...

Madelyn Omelina
Staff Writer

Madelyn Omelina

I am currently a junior and this is my second year on the Crusaders staff. After being a Staff Writer for a year I found joy in sharing others’ stories, but I also found that journalism is more than just writing, and writing...

Adrian Pereira
Staff Writer

Adrian Pereira

Hi, my name is Adrian Pereira. I am a freshman here and this is my first year on staff. I am one of the staff writers for the crusader, and I am also a member of Gay Straight Alliance (GSA). Although I know I’m not as trained and...

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