The Epitaph

2019-2020 Staff

Natalie Owsley


This is Mrs. Owsley’s eleventh year at Homestead and her seventh year advising the journalism program....

Andrea Sun

Editor in Chief

Andrea is currently a senior and this is her third year on the Epitaph. She is the co-Editor-in-chief t...

Renee Wang

Editor in Chief

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

Shruti Magesh

Senior News Editor

Shruti Magesh is currently a senior at Homestead High School and a second year Epistaffer. She is excited...

Dexter Tatsukawa

Senior News Editor

Dexter Tatsukawa is one of the senior news editors for the Epitaph, this is his second year working on t...

Melody Chen

Senior Opinion Editor

Melody is a senior, and this is her second year on The Epitaph as the Senior Opinion Editor. Besides ...

Sahil Venkatesan

Junior Opinion Editor

Sahil, in his first year at the Homestead Epitaph, is the junior opinion editor of The Epitaph.  When n...

Katelynn Ngo

Senior Lifestyles Editor

Katelynn Ngo is a senior at Homestead High School, and she is also the Senior Lifestyles Editor of The...

Nika Bondar

Junior Lifestyles Editor

Nika is a junior lifestyles editor in her first year on staff and fourth year in the States. Having immi...

Saanvi Thakur

Senior Entertainment Editor

Saanvi is a sophomore and also the senior entertainment editor. Besides being an editor for the Epitaph...

Shreya Partha

Junior Entertainment Editor

Shreya is a first year epistaffer and the junior entertainment editor. Apart from being on the Epitaph...

Jackson Faria

Senior Sports Editor

Jackson Faria is a first-year member of The Epitaph and one of the Senior Sports Editors. He loves anythi...

Jane Park

Senior Sports Editor

Jane is currently a junior and this is her second year on The Epitaph, first year as the senior sports...

Jacqueline Beaufore

Design and Multimedia Editor

Jacqueline Beaufore is a third-year staff member and the Design and Multimedia Editor on The Epitaph....

Kacey Rebstock

Junior Design Editor

Kacey Rebstock is a junior and first-year Epistaffer, and the Junior Design and Social Media Editor....

Miya Liu

Junior Multimedia Editor

After taking Writing for Publication in her sophomore year, Miya joined the Epitaph as a first year sta...

Yukari E. Zapata

Business Manager

Yukari E. Zapata is a sophomore and is a first-year reporter for the Epitaph. She is also this year’...

Jack Xu


Elaine Huang


Leila Salam


Sara Shohoud


Allen Zhang


Allen is a junior this year and a first-year reporter for the Epitaph. He lived in Fremont, CA ...

Anika Karody


Hi! I’m Anika and I’m currently a junior here at HHS. Some of my passions include photography, g...

Naomi Baron


Naomi is a sophomore and this will be her first year writing for The Epitaph. This year, she hopes t...

Karen Li


Karen is a senior, and she’s super excited to make the most of her last year in high school. She j...