The Word

2017-2018 Staff

Vanessa Anderson

I’m Vanessa Anderson, a senior at Vista Ridge. I’m in love with my two ferrets: Honey and Duke. I love reading, writing, and eating. My favorite author is Marie Lu. I collect books. My favorite books are Morgan Rhodes’ Fall...

Austin Davis

Hello, my name is Austin Davis. I am 17-years-old and a senior at Vista Ridge. I am from the west side of Texas up in the Panhandle. I came down to Cedar Park, Texas in 2013. I enrolled at Vista in the beginning of 2016 and st...

Reid Foster

Hi! My name is Reid Foster, I am in 10th grade, and this is my first year working on the news media team. I'm very excited to be on the news media team because I love to take pictures and go to events. I’m very excited to b...

Lauren Loftin

Hi, my name is Lauren Loftin. I’m currently a sophomore. I’m really excited for this year and to be able to be on the news media staff. I love photography and be able to capture moments people do not want to forget. I love w...

Kaya McDonough

Hi! My name is Kaya McDonough, and I’m a junior here at VRHS. I am so excited to be on the 2017-18 News Media team. I play the French Horn and am also in the VRHS marching band. This will be my third year with Ms. Ray, and I ...

Ross Medure

Hello! My name is Ross Medure, and I’m a senior. This is my first year in News Media, and I’m bursting with enthusiasm to be a part of this publication. I have a passion for music; I can play bass clarinet, alto saxophone, ...

Kirsten Mendiola

Hey! My name is Kirsten Mendiola, and this is my first year being apart of the news media staff. I’m currently a sophomore here at Vista Ridge High School. In my own time I like to go on long walks around my neighborhood an...

Vanessa Nunez

Hi Rangers, my Name is Vanessa Nunez. I’m a 16-year-old junior.I was born in Illinois and lived there for all my childhood. Then I moved to Texas and have lived here for six years. I love photography, art and writing. I’m currentl...

Zayne Schizas

Hello, my name is Zayne Schizas, I am a sophomore and this is my first year being a part of The Word. I am very excited to be a part of the production this year. I am also involved in the theater department....

Amber Vera

Hello my name is Amber Vera, and I am a sophomore. I am so excited for this year! I love to dance and hope to be apart of Star Steppers next year.

Gillian Warwick

Hello! I’m Gillian Warwick, and I’m a senior. This is my first year on the News Media staff. I am really excited to be a part of this publication! One of my favorite things to do is to watch movies. I especially love watch...

Kurtis Colburn

Hello, my name is Kurtis Colburn. I am a senior at Vista Ridge High School. As an aspiring journalist, I am honored to be a part of the News Media staff this school year and make a contribution to the school. Be sure to keep...

Dylan Bush

Good afternoon...or good morning! My name is Dylan Bush. Writing is my passion; what's better!? I'm also a varsity Cross Country runner for Vista Ridge and am honored to represent my school. My personal hobbies include writing...

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