LAMAR LIFE

2021-2022 Staff

Lauren Koong
Editor-In-Chief

Lauren Koong

Senior Lauren Koong is in her fourth and final year as Editor-in-Chief of Lamar Life. As a journalist, she is excited to use writing to impact her community. Her favorite part of the magazine is working...

Kathryn Stone
Assistant Editor

Kathryn Stone

Senior Kathryn Stone is in her third year on staff as assistant editor for Lamar Life. She enjoys writing opinion pieces (her Cats review is her favorite ever written) and getting to report on events go...

Mikal Nazarani
Copy Editor

Mikal Nazarani

My name is Mikal Nazarani, and this is my second and final year at Lamar high school. I was born in Houston but spent half of my life living in Canada. I am a copy editor at Lamar Life, and often write ...

Mace Klein
Graphic Designer

Mace Klein

Hometown- Sugarland TX Class of 2022!  Mace is doing their second year in graphics for lamar life, providing various graphics, covers, and ideas to make Lamar life magazine more colorful! But has been...

Ana Torchia
Graphic Designer

Ana Torchia

Ana Torchia is a Junior at Lamar High School, graduating in 2023, and has spent one year as a graphic designer for Lamar Life Magazine. She is interested in pursuing a career in animation and illustration i...

Mojdeh Zare
Staff Writer

Mojdeh Zare

Hi my name is Mojdeh Zare, I was born in Austin but raised in Houston, Texas. I am a junior and it is my second year in Lamar Life. Last year I was a staff writer and I plan on expanding my knowledge ...

Italy Alexander
Staff Writer

Italy Alexander

Hi my name is Italy Alexander. I was born in Houston but raised in Chicago. I am interested in Lamar Life because I want to show people what I think is important. I mainly center my focus around the blac...

Nico AlKarkhi
Staff Writer

Nico AlKarkhi

Nico is a writer here at Lamar Life. Hobbies include reading, watching TV and writing stories. She has two siblings and one cat named Hange. Her main writing style is feature writing but she can do all type...

Abby Archila
Staff Writer

Abby Archila

My name is Abby Archila. This is my first year here at Lamar High School. I am excited to be a part of Lamar Life, and input my own thoughts and experiences that I have here at Lamar. I participate in...

Elise Barnette
Staff Writer

Elise Barnette

Elise Barnette is a sophomore at Lamar High School and this is her first year in Lamar Life. She’s mainly interested in photography, social media, and writing for Lamar Life, but she’s open to try e...

Brooklyn Carmona
Staff Writer

Brooklyn Carmona

Hi! My name is Brooklyn Carmona, and I am from Houston Texas. My birthday is October 20th, 2004, making my zodiac sign a Libra. I’ll be graduating from Lamar in the year 2023! In the meantime I plan on...

Ava Fisher
Staff Writer

Ava Fisher

Ava Fisher is a sophomore at Lamar High School, graduating in 2024. This is her first time on the Lamar Life Staff. Her interests include writing, musical theatre, photography, and researching celebrities and...

Annie Frietsch
Staff Writer

Annie Frietsch

Annie Frietsch was born in Houston, Texas and was raised with an abundance of rescue dogs. She attended Idyllwild Arts Academy, at the time the top art high school in America, majoring in visual arts, but sh...

Stephen Hernandez
Staff Writer

Stephen Hernandez

 Hi! I am Stephen Hernandez. I am a sophomore at Lamar High School in Houston, Texas. I play golf competitively and for fun sometimes with friends. I have a girlfriend and her name is Kylie Salch. I hav...

Mahilet Kaufman
Staff Writer

Mahilet Kaufman

Hi my name is Mahilet Kaufman. I'm 16 years old,I am new to Houston and Lamar. I moved from Denver Colorado because of my dad's jobs. I have 4 siblings, me and my two other sisters are adopted, I was born...

Elizabeth Kortum
Staff Writer

Elizabeth Kortum

Elizabeth Kortum grew up in Ethiopia before coming to the U.S at the age of six. Once she graduated elementary school, she went off to Pershing Middle School, where she had found her interest in writi...

Sofia Munoz
Staff Writer

Sofia Munoz

Sofia Munoz is a junior at Lamar, graduating in 2023 and working for second year in the Lamar Life Magazine. Although she is a writer for Lamar Life, her interests include film making, photography, desig...

Aleisha Paulick
Staff Writer

Aleisha Paulick

Writing has always been a hobby of mine, I especially enjoy writing and creating stories. I’ve always been interested in learning about journalism ever since I started thinking about career choices. ...

Kayla Pearl
Staff Writer

Kayla Pearl

Hello, my name is Kayla Pearl. I am a sophomore this year and I am so excited to be apart of Lamar Life. I first discovered my love for writing when I received a journal for my sixth birthday, and I ha...

Storm Perry
Staff Writer

Storm Perry

 Hello, my name is Storm Perry .I am a junior this year and I am taking Lamar Life this year to understand how to write stories properly and to improve on my interview skills since I can use what I l...

Mia Rosales
Staff Writer

Mia Rosales

My name is Mia Rosales and I am a sophomore.  I'm in Lamar Life because I want to learn more about photography and how to publish stories. Though I'm not the best at making stories, I still would like to ...

Yezen Saadah
Staff Writer

Yezen Saadah

Senior Yezen Saadah is a first-year staff writer and photographer for Lamar Life. He previously wrote for Edmond Santa Fe High School’s news publication. Journalism is a great passion of Yezen’s; he...

Jazmin Segura
Staff Writer

Jazmin Segura

Jazmin Segura was born in Houston, Texas. She’s a sophomore at Lamar High school “GO CLASS OF 2024!!” and this is her first year in Lamar life. Her birthday is in September 16 and she’s mainly...

Grey Siegel
Staff Writer

Grey Siegel

Hi, my name is Grey (Molli) Siegel. I am a sophomore. Some of my interests are pageantry, gymnastics, poetry, and art. I am a published poet and a regional gymnastics champion. I hope to be a future editor in...

Brooklyn Slie
Staff Writer

Brooklyn Slie

My name is Brooklyn Slie and I’m a sophomore here at Lamar. I'm really focused on photography, graphic design, and some writing for Lamar Life. I’m really excited to be a part of the community and ...

Brock Wills
Staff Writer

Brock Wills

Brock Wills is 15 years old. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on May 19, 2006. He attends Lamar High School in Houston, Texas. He is an A/B student and wants to attend Indiana University, and one day...

Kadee Harper
Faculty Adviser

Kadee Harper

Hometown:  Spring, Texas  What I Do  She is the adviser for the Lamar Yearbook and Lamar Life Magazine. She teaches the foundations course for journalism and graphic design, coaches the jo...

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