KP TIMES

2020-2021 Staff

Crosslin Silcott
Editor-in-Chief

Crosslin Silcott

Crosslin Silcott, a senior, is thrilled to be entering her third year on the newspaper staff as editor-in-chief of Kingwood Park Times. She hopes to continue making the voices of others heard by pursuing a career in journalism...

Eliza Gonzalez
Editor-in-Chief

Eliza Gonzalez

Eliza is a senior and going into her fourth year on the yearbook staff. She has served as an editor since her sophomore year and is currently the Editor-in-Chief. She enjoys painting, sewing, photography and driving around listening to...

Kathleen Ortiz
Editor-in-Chief

Kathleen Ortiz

Kathleen Ortiz, junior, is starting her third year as a part of the newspaper staff as editor-in-chief of KPTimes.com. Kathleen loves macarons, Taylor Swift and musicals. She enjoys watching John Mulaney comedy specials and Cu...

Gabby Norman
Managing Editor

Gabby Norman

Junior Gabby Norman is currently in her third year of participating in the journalism program. After having served as last year’s sports editor, she has once again found a place on the team as the managing editor. With extracurricular...

Alicyn Logue
Photography Editor

Alicyn Logue

Junior Alicyn Logue is currently in her third year in yearbook. She enjoys reading, writing and photography. She loves reading cliche romance books, as well as watching romantic movies. Whenever she has free time she is most l...

Maria Landy Garcia
Photography Editor

Maria Landy Garcia

Maria Landy is entering her third year on the KPTimes staff as a junior. She was born in Ecuador and lived there 12 years before moving to the United States three years ago. She loves photography and hopes to become prof...

Bellisima Cruz
News Editor

Bellisima Cruz

Bellisima Cruz is currently in her second year on yearbook staff as an editor. She goes by her nickname Bella. She loves music, fashion, politics and college football. Her Saturdays in the fall consist of ESPN College GameDay...

Richard Rivera
Sports Editor

Richard Rivera

Richard Rivera is entering his third year as a part of the yearbook staff and first year being a part of the newspaper staff as a senior. While being on both staffs, he juggles his time with a full time job and being a part of th...

Sadie Lewis
Staff Writer

Sadie Lewis

Sadie Lewis is in her third year in yearbook. After high school she wants to go to college and become a high school English teacher. She got into journalism to help with writing and to get herself more involved with school. Sadi...

Madison Mena
Staff Writer

Madison Mena

Madison Mena, a sophomore, is currently in her first year of participating in the journalism program. Madison loves drawing, listening to music and hanging out with loved ones. She loves photography and hopes to become a professio...

Gabby Selva
Staff Writer

Gabby Selva

Gabby Selva, a sophomore, is in her first year on the KP staff. Gabby plays soccer here at school and also plays soccer for the Dash Soccer Club. In her free time she loves to listen to music, go shopping and hang out with her ...

Cristina Morin
Staff Writer

Cristina Morin

Cristina Morin is a 17-year-old young woman who very recently started a life in the United States after she lived 12 years in Mexico. She likes to spend time listening to music of any kind, she likes to play soccer and spend ...

Khamille Jones
Staff Writer

Khamille Jones

Khamille Jones is a member of the class of 2024. Her interest sparked with photography when she started taking photos for her family at her family gatherings/holidays, which led to her passion for photography and now photojourna...

Jacob Valcarce
Staff Writer

Jacob Valcarce

Jacob Valcarce, a freshman, is a first year staff member. Jacob enjoys playing his French horn. Jacob loves macaroni and cheese. Between ages 7 and 14, Jacob lived in Houston, Dallas and Oklahoma City. Jacob has A.D.D. He has t...

Kara O'Hara
Staff Writer

Kara O’Hara

Kara O’Hara, a freshman, is a first-year staff member at KPTimes.com. She loves to cook and bake. Kara is on the JV softball team. She loves to be around friends and family; she loves playing with her dog. Kara likes watchi...

Bailey Kee
Staff Writer

Bailey Kee

Bailey Kee, a freshmen, is in her first year on the KP Times staff. Bailey loves coffee and Dr Pepper. She does softball inside and outside of school. Her favorite show is Grey’s Anatomy, and she loves to travel. She wants to be...

Sierra Conrad
Staff Writer

Sierra Conrad

Sierra Conrad is a freshman and first-year staff member on KP Times. She is involved in the theater and art program. She enjoys watching Blacklist and movies. She also went to three elementary schools -  Foster for kindergarten and ...

Alexander Hoyt
Staff Writer

Alexander Hoyt

Alexander Hoyt, a freshman, is starting his first year as a staff member. He has lived in Texas for the past four years, but lived in Nebraska for the 10 before that. He enjoys listening to different genres of music, playing most t...

Kai Kendrick
Staff Writer

Kai Kendrick

Kai Kendrick, a member of the class of 2024, enjoys graphic design, photography and animation. He’s currently in his first year of photojournalism and hopes to be part of it as long as he can. After taking photos here and th...

Aubrey Marsden
Staff Writer

Aubrey Marsden

Aubrey Marsden is a senior this year and is super excited to graduate. She loves traveling and photography. Her favorite place to go is Hawaii, the big island with her family. She spends most of her time working and preparing ...

Taylor Nethery
Staff Writer

Taylor Nethery

Taylor Nethery, a sophomore, is a first year staff member at KP Times. When she’s not in school, she enjoys hanging out with her friends and family, listening to Taylor Swift, and playing with her cat Butters. Her favorite t...

Jaylynn Guien
Staff Writer

Jaylynn Guien

Jaylynn Guien is entering her first year on KP Times as a sophomore. She has played soccer for 11 years at Crosby before she moved. She has lived in Baytown, Crosby and now is living in Kingwood where she lives with her mom an...

Belen Diaz
Staff Writer

Belen Diaz

Belen Diaz is entering her first year of KP Times staff as a freshman. She was born in Houston and moved to the Kingwood area four years ago. She loves expressing herself in different ways for it is a way for her to communicate...

Camille Blair
Staff Writer

Camille Blair

Camille Blair is currently a sophomore and is active in FFA and the varsity golf team.  When she is not practicing her golf swing or working at the ag barns, you will find her volunteering with National Charity League or atte...

Daniel Spear
Staff Writer

Daniel Spear

Sophomore Daniel Spear finds interest in reading book series such as Percy Jackson and the Olympians, The Legion by Kami Garcia, and Heroes of Olypmus. Other hobbies and interests include games ranging from War with a deck of ca...

Veronica Gonzalez
Staff Writer

Veronica Gonzalez

Veronica Gonzalez is 16 years old. She loves to dance and do acrylic nails. She works hard and wants to get better at everything she does. Veronica is very optimistic and hopes for an amazing year in newspaper. ...

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Camilla Escobar

Camilla Escobar, a sophomore, is in her first year of being on the yearbook staff. She plans to become an actress and music producer. As of right now, she plans on going to UCLA or NYU but she is braced for the unexpected. She ...

Maya Ortiz
Staff Writer

Maya Ortiz

Maya Ortiz, a freshman, is a first-year staff member at KPTimes.com. Maya is a member of the Houston Zoo’s Zoo Crew Program. She plays softball and is a part of Key Club and Model UN at Kingwood Park. When Maya isn’t at scho...

Jacob Black
Staff Writer

Jacob Black

Jacob Black is a freshman and starting high school as a virtual student. He received his scuba diving certificate last year and is looking forward to his first diving adventure, although this too will have to be put on hold unt...

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Braydon White

Braydon White, a sophomore, has lived in Kingwood all of his life. He loves to travel, especially to Disney World and Hawaii. Braydon loves to play video games, listen to music and loves to binge watch shows. He loves to collec...

Katie Gerbasich
Staff Writer

Katie Gerbasich

Katie Gerbasich is a sophomore and plays basketball & soccer. She lived in Indiana for 10 years before moving to Kingwood. In her free time she enjoys reading, watching Netflix and snuggling with her dog Champion. ...

Daisy Ramirez
Staff Writer

Daisy Ramirez

Daisy Ramirez, a freshman, is starting her first year on the KP Times staff. She loves baking, drawing and music. Her favorite music artist is Taylor Swift. She has grown up listening to her and would love to meet her. She hop...

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Emilie Tauzin

Emilie Tauzin, a sophomore, is in her second year in the journalism program. She spends her free time binge watching shows and playing video games. She is also interested in both psychology and ethics, and enjoys discussions ...

Jacob Jolly
Staff Writer

Jacob Jolly

Jacob Jolly is a junior at who is currently on his first year as a part of the KP Times staff. Jolly moved to Kingwood Park from Atascocita in his sophomore year. He plays football for the school and likes to work in his free t...

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Derriq Young

Derriq Young is a sophomore with a love of sports and broadcasting. She's has two older brothers who introduced her to the sports she grew to love, which helped her create her love for sports journalism. She was born and raised in Hous...

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Cailyn du Preez

Cailyn du Preez is only in her first year of Journalism. She was born in South Africa and lived there 12 years before moving to Texas four years ago. She likes track and hopes to become a better athlete in the future. Cailyn loves...

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Makayla Alvarado

Makayla Alvarado, a freshman, is starting her first year on the KPTimes staff.  Makayla enjoys listening to music and having dance battles with her friends and family. She loves going on bike rides with her friends and being in n...

Alyssa Cavanaugh
Staff Writer

Alyssa Cavanaugh

Alyssa Cavanaugh, a sophomore, is starting her first year of participating in the photojournalism program. She was born in Russia and was barely 2 before she got adopted. She now lives in the United States where she has been for 1...

Emily Smith
Staff Photographer

Emily Smith

Emily Smith is participating in her second year with the journalism program as a sophomore. Emily loves music, hanging out with friends, spending time with family, and watching good movies. Photography is something she has a growing ...

Nayara Blanco
Staff Photographer

Nayara Blanco

Nayara Blanco is in the first year of high school. She is from Bolivia, which is in the heart of South America. Nayara is 15 years old and would like to know more about photography. She is in her 1st year of photojournalism pr...

Santiago Blanco
Staff Photographer

Santiago Blanco

Santiago Blanco is a 16 years old junior. He’s starting in the Photojournalism program. Santiago was born in Bolivia, and he arrived in the United States in November of 2020. One of his favorite things is photography. Santiago...

Valentina Blanco
Staff Writer

Valentina Blanco

Valentina Blanco is in her third year of high school. She just arrived to the United States in November 2020. She's Bolivian. Valentina is starting her first year in the Journalism program. She loves to read, listen to music ...

Haylee Rankin
Staff Photographer

Haylee Rankin

Freshman Haylee Rankin is in her first year on staff. She enjoys traveling, cooking, music and hanging out with friends and family. Haylee has been dancing for over 10 years and now is a part of the Kingwood Park Silver Stars....

Brent Jamison
Staff Photographer

Brent Jamison

Brent Jamison, a senior, is starting his first year as a part of the newspaper staff. He was born in Michigan and lived in Minnesota for seven years. He then moved to Texas when he was 8. Brent enjoys playing basketball and h...

Rhian Davis
Staff Podcaster

Rhian Davis

Rhian Davis, junior, is starting her first year as a part of the Kingwood Park Media team. She is very excited to be working on a podcast for the website. In her free time, Rhian enjoys listening to music (especially Taylor Swi...

Sean Garvin
Staff Writer

Sean Garvin

Sean Garvin, junior, lived in Hong Kong for 10 years before moving back to the United States. He speaks three languages. He loves to travel and enjoy discovering new cultures and cuisines. He also participates in environmental c...

Kylie Moore
Staff Writer

Kylie Moore

Kylie Moore is a junior and she is entering her third year as a yearbook staff member. In her free time she enjoys playing soccer, listening to music, drawing, and painting. After high school, she hopes to go to college at SHSU ...

Arleigh Doehring
Staff Writer

Arleigh Doehring

Arleigh Doehring is a freshman and in her first year on the KP Times staff. She is on the basketball and soccer teams at Kingwood Park. She is also involved in soccer outside of school. Arleigh is interested in Criminal Justi...

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