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 sta...

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...

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 ...

Mayah Cerecer
Opinion 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...

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...

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...

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...

Madelyn Omelina
Sports Editor

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 is...

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 ...

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...

Madison Knudson
A&C 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...

Angelina Ruckman
A&C Editor

Angelina Ruckman

I am a junior at Bonita Vista High and a third year staff member on the Crusader. I am an Arts and Culture Editor, and previously a photographer and copy editor. I joined newspaper in hopes of improving my skills in writing and ...

Destiny Avila Ramirez
A&C 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...

Carina Muniz
Editor-in-Cheif

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...

Nicole Macgaffey
CPS and 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 my fr...

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