Panther Print

2014-2015 Staff

Samantha Burton

Senior Samantha Burton is in her third year of being Co-Editor-in-Chief for Panther Print and her fourth year in journalism. She has also served as News, Opinions, and Features Editor at times concurrently. She has been writing since before she can remember, has won numerous writing awards and has been published several times. She has learned a great wealth of information from her experience in journalism...

Madi Purdue

Madeline “Madi” Purdue is a senior and the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Panther Print, supervising the Sports section and the marketing team. She has been on the staff for three years, starting off as a Sports reporter and then moving up halfway through her first year to Sports Editor. Madi was promoted to Co-Editor-in-Chief as the staff prepared to launch the newspaper website. She then took over...

Thomas Reymond

Thomas Reymond is a senior in his second year of journalism and in Las Vegas. Earlier this school year, he was an Entertainment Editor due to his interests and knowledge in video and music. Reymond has now moved on to become a co-Editor-in-Chief in charge of coordinating video production. He is a large contributor to the advertising efforts of the Panther Print and enjoys writing both entertainment...

Michaela Jackson

Senior Michaela Jackson is Sports Editor for Panther Print, and has been in journalism for two years. She is also an editor for yearbook. Michaela has been on women’s varsity tennis her entire high school career. She has started all four years and last year placed fourth in the Regional Individual Doubles Tournament. Now her senior year, Michaela is Captain and looking forward to the season ahead....

Briana Gray

Briana is a junior at Palo Verde High School and is continuing to be a part of the Panther Print staff for her third year. If there’s anything she loves more than writing, it’s dancing. She is on the Palo Verde Belladonnas dance team. After high school, Briana wants to pursue her love for writing, and major in journalism. She is fun and spunky, and never runs low on energy.  If she could change...

Denzel Reyes

Denzel Reyes is a sophomore at Palo Verde High School and is at his second year of being a staff member of Panther Print. From his years of being a humble news reporter, he has become a strong, independent Editor. The experience of being a news reporter has helped his ability to write good articles. He loves to play the guitar, listen to music, and read. For this school year, Denzel hopes to be able...

Alexis Galvan

Sophomore, Alexis Galvan, is in her second year of writing for the Panther Print. Alexis has loved writing since she was a little girl and doesn’t see an end to her writing any time soon. She looks to graduate from high school with an advanced honors diploma (which means a lot of honors and AP classes in her high school career) to the go off and attend USC to study journalism and/or psychology. Her...

Annaka Cieri

Sophomore Annaka Cieri is in her first year of journalism, but has been writing seriously for the past five years, and has won many awards for her work in poetry. She is a member of Palo Verde’s Creative Writing Club, and Journalism. She also partakes in Palo Verde’s Lady Panthers Lacrosse, UNLV’s travel team, Rebel Lacrosse, and NWLA All Star Team. She hopes to attend a University and work in...

Caroline Piazza

Freshman Caroline Piazza is a new staff member for pvpantherprint and is eager to continue her writing throughout high school, here at Palo Verde. She is a member of women’s cross country and has an immense passion for dancing every chance she gets. Being very music oriented, some of her favorite artists include Green Day, Aerosmith, Gun’s and Roses, Bon Jovi,Ed Sheeran, and Nina Nesbitt. Things...

Chandler Patrick

Chandler Patrick is a freshman in her first year of journalism and is excited for all the opportunities ahead of her. Journalism Foundations has provided her with loads of knowledge and she is excited for years to come on the Panther Print staff with a main focus on sports, opinions, and review articles. NYU is her dream school, but she is looking at other schools in New York as well as Florida and...

Trina Ausbon

Freshman Trina Ausbon is a new member of the Panther Print staff. Trina is a western horseback rider and trained in barrel racing. She has a huge passion for country and rock music. You can hear her listening to bands such as Slayer and singers like Garth Brooks. Trina is in love with reading and writing and will spend all or her free time trying to finish the next chapter, and the next one, and the...

Emma Kate Dillard

Junior Emma Kate is in her first year in journalism and has recently moved from Texas where she was apart of setting up a Christmas party for custodians in appreciation for all that they do. She became very close with the manager of the custodial staff. She was also apart of the Cross Country team and was coached by one of the best in the district. Here at Palo Verde, she created a gift basket for...

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