KP TIMES

2021-2022 Staff

Kathleen Ortiz
Editor-in-Chief

Kathleen Ortiz

Kathleen Ortiz, a senior, is in her fourth year on staff and second year as Editor-in-Chief. Ortiz is also a captain of the varsity soccer team. Her favorite things include Taylor Swift, Star Wars, musicals and mini M&Ms....

Gabby Norman
Managing Editor

Gabby Norman

Gabrielle Norman, senior, has been on the Kingwood Park newspaper staff for four years. She served as the sports editor for one year, and has just started her second year as managing editor. Along with journalism, Norman...

Katie Gerbasich
Yearbook Editor

Katie Gerbasich

Katie Gerbasich is a junior and plays basketball and soccer. In her free time, she enjoys reading and snuggling with her dog Champion. She is also a huge fan of Disney movies.

Maya Ortiz
Design/Business Editor

Maya Ortiz

Maya Ortiz, sophomore, is starting her second year on the newspaper staff as the design editor. Maya is a part of the Houston Zoo’s Zoo Crew Program and vice president of Key Club. Maya has a dog named Ace and an instagram “famous”...

Arleigh Doehring
Photography Editor

Arleigh Doehring

Arleigh is a sophomore and she has 2 older brothers. After college, she’s thinking about being a photographer for the NBA, NFL, or MLS. She loves the 80’s (especially the movies and music), national parks, walking her dog...

Derriq Young
Staff Writer

Derriq Young

Derriq Young has had a passion for journalism since she was little. Her dream job is a sports broadcaster for the NFL or NBA. She began her love for sports at a young age being the youngest sister of two athletic older brothers ...

Daniel Spear
Staff Writer

Daniel Spear

Junior Daniel Spear finds interest in reading books such as Percy Jackson and the Olympians and Heroes of Olympus by Rick Riordan. His hobbies range from writing short stories to watching endless amounts of videos and other forms...

Taylor Nethery
Staff Writer

Taylor Nethery

Taylor Nethery is a junior and in her second year of journalism. She enjoys watching Friends and hanging out with her cat Butters.

MelieAn William
Staff Writer

MelieAn William

MelieAn William, a senior, has been on the newspaper staff for one year. She enjoys singing, basketball and art. Some of her favorite foods are spaghetti and Chinese food. She hopes to pursue a career in international relations...

Reece Cavallo
Staff Writer

Reece Cavallo

Reece Cavallo is currently a senior working his first year as a journalism student. His interests outside of journalism include listening to and playing music, all sports, and and reading Stephen King. You can see him around the...

Rhian Davis
Staff Writer/Photographer

Rhian Davis

Rhian Davis, senior, is starting her first year on the newspaper staff. Last year, she was involved in the podcast program. Journalism is something she has been interested in for years and she is excited to finally start pursuing...

Sharna Ngo argues that while representation has become more prominent, we still want to see even more people like us.
Staff Writer/Photographer

Sharna Ngo

Sharna Ngo is a senior and this is her first time as a KP Times staff member. She plays the viola and is in varsity orchestra. She loves film photography and gets most of her inspiration from other film photographers and film...

Camille Blair
Staff Writer/Photographer

Camille Blair

Camille Blair is currently a junior and is active in FFA and golf. She also likes volunteering in NCL and attending youth group at church. She enjoys watching black and white movies and tv shows and playing board games with her...

Jacob Valcarce
Staff Writer/Photographer

Jacob Valcarce

Jacob Valcarce is a sophomore. He has a twin brother and two sisters. He has two dogs and three cats. Although he was born in Houston and lives in Houston, he has also lived in Dallas and Oklahoma City. Jacob is also a part of...

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