The Epitaph

2018-2019 Staff

Katelynn Kimberly Ngo

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

Steven Lefaive

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

Shruti Magesh

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

Patrick Yu

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

Melody Chen

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

Emily Choi

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

Dexter Tatsukawa

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

Alfonso Pitco

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

Natalie Owsley

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

Aishwarya Jayadeep

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

Aarya Gupta

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

Andrea Boyn

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

Andrea Sun

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

Batool Al-Jabiry

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

Brandon Welty

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

Claire Torii

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

Eden Pollitt

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

Gianella Ordoñez

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

Hana Baig

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

Harley Anderson

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

Izzy La Rue

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

Jacqueline Beaufore

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

Kate Gabrielson

Kate Gabrielson is a second-year Epistaffer and one of the Copy Editors. She is an active member of the...

Katelyn Pan

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

Katie Fung

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

Laurel Schmidt

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

Leiyonee Bosé

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

Nicole Fuller

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

Renee Wang

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

Thomas Denome

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