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 — a third year Epistaffer — is currently a rising senior at Homestead High School and...

Laurel Schmidt

Senior News Editor

Laurel is a second-year member of The Epitaph and one of the Senior News Editors this year.  When ...

Gianella Ordoñez

Senior Opinion Editor

Gianella is a second-year staffer and one of The Epitaph's Senior Opinion Editors. Her passions are...

Renee Wang

Senior Opinion Editor

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

Andrea Boyn

Senior Lifestyles Editor

This is Andrea’s second year on The Epitaph, and her first year as a Senior Lifestyles Editor. She...

Hana Baig

Senior Lifestyles Editor

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

Andrea Sun

Junior Lifestyles Editor

Andrea is currently a junior and this is her second year on The Epitaph, first year as junior lifestyles...

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 The Epitaph's Senior Sports Editor, and is on HHS's football team. He was born in Mountain View,...

Nicole Fuller

Senior Sports Editor

Nicole Fuller is a second-year member of The Epitaph and one of the Senior Sports Editors. Throughout...

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 senior and a second-year Epistaffer. He is the first ever Senior Photography Editor...

Jacqueline Beaufore

Junior Photography Editor

Jacqueline Beaufore is a second-year staff member and a Junior Photography Editor on The Epitaph. In...

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 second-year Epistaffer and one of the Copy Editors. 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...

Ryan D'Amour

Reporter

Katelynn Kimberly Ngo

Reporter

Katelynn Ngo is a junior, and this is her first year on the Epitaph staff. She has no actual hobbies...

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 ...

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 senior and a second-year Epistaffer. In her free time, she enjoys being around her friends...

Leiyonee Bosé

Reporter

Leiyonee is a junior and a second-year Epitaph staffer. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with...