The Epitaph

2018-2019 Staff

Natalie Owsley

Adviser

This is Mrs. Owsley’s tenth year at Homestead and her sixth year advising the journalism program. As...

Aishwarya Jayadeep

Editor in Chief

Aishwarya, in her third year on staff and her last year at HHS, is one of the editors in chief of The ...

Thomas Denome

Editor in Chief

Thomas is one of the Editors-in-Chief of The Epitaph, and is in his fourth year on the staff. A copy edito...

Aarya Gupta

Senior News Editor

Aarya Gupta is a junior at Homestead High School and is the Junior News Editor for The Epitaph. She participates...

Laurel Schmidt

Senior News Editor

Laurel second year member of the Epitaph and one of the senior news editors this year.  When she is not at...

Gianella Ordoñez

Senior Opinion Editor

Gianella is a junior as a first year Epitaph staffer. She's excited to meet new people and be a part...

Renee Wang

Senior Opinion Editor

Renee is a junior. She has lived in Singapore for seven years and considers it her home. In her free...

Andrea Boyn

Senior Lifestyles Editor

This is Andrea’s first year on the Epitaph as a reporter. She loves investigative journalism as well...

Hana Baig

Senior Lifestyles Editor

This is Hana’s third year on the Epitaph staff, and is one of the Senior Lifestyles Editors. This year, ...

Andrea Sun

Junior Lifestyles Editor

Andrea is a sophomore and this is her first year on the Epitaph. When she isn't reading or doing homework,...

Katie Fung

Senior Entertainment Editor

This is Katie Fung’s third year as a reporter for The Epitaph, and she couldn’t be any happier! ...

Izzy La Rue

Senior Sports Editor

Izzy is a junior and is on the football team. He was born in Mountain View, California and lived in Sunnyvale,...

Nicole Fuller

Junior Sports Editor

Nicole Fuller is a Junior and a first year reporter for The Epitaph. She is a very spirited student when...

Eden Pollitt

Senior Design Editor

Eden Pollitt is a senior and a returning Epitaph journalist and first-year Senior Design Editor. Literature,...

Claire Torii

Senior Multimedia Editor

Claire is the Senior Multimedia Editor and this is her third year on the Epitaph staff. In her senio...

Brandon Welty

Senior Photography Editor

Brandon Welty is a junior and a first-year reporter for the Epitaph. He likes to spend his free time...

Jacqueline Beaufore

Junior Photography Editor

Jacqueline is a sophomore and it is her first year being apart of the Epitaph. Besides cheering and taking...

Batool Al-Jabiry

Copy Editor

Batool is a second-year reporter for the Epitaph and is also one of the Copy Editors. She enjoys readin...

Kate Gabrielson

Copy Editor

Kate Gabrielson is a junior and a first year reporter for The Epitaph. She is an active member of the...

Katelyn Pan

Business Manager

Katelyn Pan has been a reporter for three years and the Epitaph’s business manager for two. An admitted bo...

Steven Lefaive

Reporter

Steven is a first-year writer and sophomore who religiously drinks boba. When he has the energy to do so...

Shruti Magesh

Reporter

Shruti Magesh is a junior at Homestead High School and a first-year Epitaph reporter. Shruti has been activ...

Patrick Yu

Reporter

Patrick Yu is a reporter for the Epitaph, Homestead’s student-run newspaper. As a movie buff, his favourite ...

Melody Chen

Reporter

Melody is a junior and this is her first year in the Epitaph team. Besides reporting for the Epitaph, she ...

Lyndon Lee A

Reporter

Junior Lyndon Lee is a first year writer for The Epitaph who has an opinion column titled Being Right. Asid...

Emily Choi

Reporter

Emily Choi is a senior and a first year reporter for The Epitaph. She is a proud member of the Califo...

Dexter Tatsukawa

Reporter

Dexter Tatsukawa is a Junior at Homestead High School and a first-year reporter for the Epitaph. He of...

Alfonso Pitco

Reporter

Alfonso, often referred to as “Fonzie,” is a senior and a first-year member of the Epitaph staff. He...

Harley Anderson

Reporter

Harley is a junior first year Epitaph staff member. She's excited about being part of the Epitaph and...

Leiyonee Bosé

Reporter

Leiyonee is a sophomore and a first year Epitaph staffer. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with...