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2020-21 Staff

MV Media is a comprehensive journalism program producing content for a news magazine, social media, a website with video, and a yearbook. 

Meet our Editors in Chief:

Camila Fowler, 12

I joined MVM the first semester of my sophomore year. Now in my senior year, I am one of the Co-Editor In-Chiefs and absolutely in love with writing, photography, and all things journalism.  Outside of school, you can find me either playing soccer, volunteering for Make-A-Wish Colorado, working at one of my many jobs, visiting a coffee shop, watching Gilmore Girls with my mom, or eating way too much soup.

Emery Davis, 12

Hi, I’m Emery, I have a VERY heavy concert addiction. My main contribution to the MVM website is concert reviews, deep dives into musicians’ careers and anything pop culture based. That’s my favorite part about MV Media – the freedom to publish whatever I want to. I’m one of three Editors in Chief, a position my brother had four years earlier, and I have been in the program for 3 years.

Paige Gerling, 12

I’m Paige Gerling and I am a co-editor-in-chief for the 2020-21 school year. I have been in the program for four years and I love writing opinion articles and pursuing the truth as a student journalist. I love the involvement and opportunities that come with MVM whether it’s photography, writing, graphic design, or anything in-between.

Meet our Copy Editors:

Hannah Jenkins, 12

Hi! I’m Hannah Jenkins and I am a copy editor for MV Media. I am a senior and this year will be my third, and last year in the program. My favorite thing to do in this program is write, whether it be stories or opinion articles. My goal for this year is to write at least 10 articles for the website!

Samantha Mircetic, 10

I’m Sam Mircetic, I’m a sophomore, and this is my second year in the media program. I love to write and I’m working more and more on my photography skills. I’m also a swimmer and I love Mountain Vista’s spirit and energy. I love this school and working on media/yearbook gets me so involved and is the most fun, interesting thing to be a part of.

Meet our Photo Editors:

Martin Schmitzer, 12

My name is Martin Schmitzer, I’m a senior this year and this is my second year in the program. As one of the photo editors on the team I enjoy taking and editing photos. Other things I enjoy are karate and making others laugh, even if I‘m the butt of the joke.

Bell Piccirillo, 10

Hi! My name is Bell Piccirillo and I am a sophomore in my second year with Mountain Vista Media. I enjoy music, camping, running, photography and journalism. I love working with Mountain Vista Media  and I am so grateful for all the cool opportunities it has given me. 

Meet our Web Editors:

Genevieve Geoffrion, 12

Hi! My name is Genevieve, and this is my third year in the program. I’ve really enjoyed being a part of media, I’ve learned so much about journalism and writing, and it’s given me so many opportunities to pursue my interests, because I’m planning to study communications in college! Some things I enjoy doing outside of journalism are skiing and hanging out with friends. 

Matt Bernstein, 11

Hi, I’m Matthew Bernstein, I am a Web Editor this year and it’s my first year as an editor and my second year on staff. I have really learned to love writing stories about whatever I want basically on the website and can’t wait to develop the website more this year. I’m down to do basically anything with my friends and am willing to try new things all the time.

Meet our Yearbook Leads:

Danica Bradshaw, 11

Hi, I’m Danica. This will be my second year apart of the Mountain Vista Media staff. One thing to know about me is that I love writing, its the reason I joined MV media in the first place, it is a bit different than the writing I do for leisure, but it is still fun do to nonetheless. I also love reading, but I do tend to drift towards TV shows these days. MV Media is probably my favorite class and I hope anyone reading this enjoys all the things MV Media has to offer.

Anna Duffy, 12

My name is Anna Duffy and I’m a senior this year! This is my third year in the program and it has been an amazing experience. I also run cross country and play basketball, but through the media program, I have found a real passion for writing. I plan to study Journalism and Communications in college. I’ve loved MV Media because of how much it has taught me and what it has to offer. Whether you’re a writer, photographer, editor or graphic designer, there is something for everyone. 

Meet our Newsmag Leads:

AJ Magill, 11

My name is AJ Magill and I am a newsmag editor. I love to take photos and interview people. I am passionate about art and design, so this program is a perfect outlet for me.

 

Mandira Gowda, 12

Hi there! My name is Mandira Gowda, and I’m a senior at MVHS. I’ve been in the program for 3 years now, and I love the opportunities it gives, especially with pursuing my hobbies of photography and writing. I love artsy things (painting, drawing, embroidery, etc.), I love playing tennis, and I love hanging out with friends 🙂

Meet our Photography Editors:

Andrew Marsh, 10

Hello, My name is Andrew Marsh and I am an editor for Mountain Vista Media! I love photography, aviation, gaming, and the media program! I love sports and taking photos the most for me. This is my second year in the program!

 

Soren Brockway, 12

Hey! My name is Soren Brockway and I’m a senior this year. I joined MVM in my sophomore year and I’m so excited to start a new year in the program. I love going outside and going on adventures and traveling, hiking, anything on the water (especially tubing and wakeboarding), and skiing. Through the program, I really found my love and passion for photography!

Meet our Social Media Editor:

Lilly Reicher, 12

Hello everyone! I’m Lilly Reicher. I’m a senior at Mountain Vista and have been in the program for about three years now. When I’m not interviewing students for our social media, I’m filming movies! My dream career is to be a screenwriter or a director and make it into the big leagues. In the meantime, I play field hockeyand drive around with my friends aimlessly! (yes, that is our idea of fun). Though this year is quite obviously different, I can’t wait to see where it will take me.

Meet our Staffers:

Andreas Nemethy, 11

Hey, I’m Andreas Nemethy, I’m a junior, and this is my first year in MVM!  I’m passionate about things like photography, filming, biking, swimming, and music production.  I like to go for early morning or late night drives.  If I have nothing to do, I usually play video games, make music, or play Dungeons and Dragons with my friends.  I plan to have a great year with MVM!

Ashley Rodio, 11

I’m Ashley, and this is my first year in the program. I’m a Junior and I’m really excited for this year! I enjoy theatre, hiking, skiing, baking, and hanging out with my friends.

Camrynn Robertson, 10

I’m Camrynn Robertson and I’m a sophomore here at Vista. This is my first year on MV media staff. So far it’s been super fun! I love to write and meet new people so this class is great for me.

 

Clara Lynch, 10

My name is Clara Lynch, I am a sophomore, and this is my first year in MVM Media. I have two sisters, Nora and Lila, and two miniature dachshunds, Lucy and Linus. My main passion is skiing, but I also enjoy tennis, drawing, photography, and writing. Baking together, going out for coffee and laughing about the most random things with my friends are my favorite memories. So far, the best part about being in MV Media is working with a lively group of people who share the same interests as me and are fun to be around. 

Clare Fesker, 10

Hi my name is Clare Fesker! I am a sophomore and this is my first year on the Mountain Vista Media Team. I love graphic design and so far my favorite part is the community.

Emma Woody, 12

Hi, My name is Emma Woody! This is my second year in the program and it’s my senior year. I absolutely enjoy writing and working with this amazing group of young writers. I joined the program to progress my writing skills because my ultimate goal in life is to be a writer for books and movies!

Evan Wendling, 10

I’m a sophomore at Mountain Vista and this is my first year working for the media team. I love being in the mountains, whether it’s skiing, hiking, snowshoeing, or mountain biking, I just can’t get enough of them. I love traveling, walking my dog, and taking goofy photos. In my freetime I enjoy going on early morning jogs and staying fit, and you’ll always catch me messing with my hair.

Jillian Rottman, 10

Hi! I’m a sophomore, and this is my first year with the MVM program. I love hanging out with my friends, watching Netflix, and going up to the mountains to hike and ski. I play tennis for Vista, and have an older brother and two dogs. 

Keturah Widhalm, 10

I’m Keturah Widhalm. I’m a sophomore and this is my first year on staff! I love to write, and I have been writing for a while now. I love coffee, spending time with my friends, and journaling! I’m super excited to expand my knowledge in this department and become apart of this community!

Lauren Berroa, 10

My name is Lauren Berroa and I’m a sophomore here at Vista. It is my first year in MV Media. I love to go hiking and camping and exploring the wilderness. I’m so excited for this year and can’t wait to see what happens!

 

Maddie Schmitzer, 10

Hi, I’m Maddie Schmitzer! I am a sophomore and this will be my first year in MV Media. I enjoy playing soccer, paddleboarding, spending time with my friends and family, and watching movies. My favorite genres of movies and television are mystery and true crime, I’ve seen almost every true crime show out there, but my favorite is Homicide Hunter. I can’t wait to have a great year with MV Media!

Madelyn Lustig, 9

Bonjour! I’m Madelyn and this is my first year in the program. I had previously helped with the middle school yearbook and can’t wait to do it again! I love listening to music, painting, and playing Just Dance with my friends! I have a dog named Peyton. He’s a Golden Doodle and I love taking photos of him.

Makena Woog, 10

Hi Im Makena, I am a sophomore and this is my first year being part of the media program! Something that you will soon find out about me is that I am very family oriented and you will come to learn about my family maybe a little too well. I also like to spend my time painting and as I am doing that I like to watch true crime shows or criminal minds. I have been told that I can look intimidating when you first meet me ( I am 5’3 so I’m not sure how scary that is) but I promise you I will want to be your friend right away. Like most people I enjoy listening to music while doing almost anything and it is also soothing in a way. I hope you learned more about me and I can’t wait to learn more about you! 

Payton Schueppert, 10

Hi! My name is Payton Schueppert, I am a sophomore this year and this is my first year in MV Media. I have two older sisters who are both in college, one is a senior at Clemson University and one is a sophomore at UCCS. Some of my hobbies outside of school include playing soccer, painting, playing the piano, and hanging out with my amazing friends! I am looking forward to being on the MV Media staff!

Penn Hoang, 9

My name is Penn Hoang and I’m a freshman. Some hobbies I have are playing piano, playing games like Smash Bros, or Yughioh. I also like math, video editing, and photography. I have only just joined this program so I don’t know much about it.

Sydney Jenkins, 10

Hi there, my name is Sydney Jenkins! I’m a sophomore at Vista and this will be my first year in the MV Media program. I’m really excited to be a part of this amazing family! If I’m not playing softball or running, you can find me reading any realistic fiction, action, post-apocalyptic, or romance book.

 

 

 

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