The Voice

2019-2020 Staff

Ricky Podgorski

Managing Editor

Ricky Podgorski is a junior and a second-year journalism student. Ricky is part of the high school basketball team and helped to make school history by bringing home Farmington boys basketball's first state championship last year....

Sydney Bigelow

Copy & Design Chief

Sydney is a first-year journalism student and a freshman. She is this year's Copy & Design Chief and is looking forward to working with all aspects of The Voice and the 9:05 News. 

Mike Gregory

Sports Editor

Mike Gregory enters his first year with The Voice and is extremely excited to instantly contribute to the staff. He is a captain of both the Varsity Football and golf teams and is involved with both the peer leaders and student a...

John Guerrera

News Editor

John Guerrera a first-year student and this year's News Editor. He plays on the golf and swim team and enjoys spending time in the outdoors. 

Khrystyna Stets

Broadcast Coordinator

Khrystyna is a junior and a second-year journalism student. She enjoys using photography and videography to influence on multiple social media platforms. She likes writing for the Arts & Entertainment and Opinions section...

Hollis Tharpe

Opinions Editor

Hollis is a second-year journalism student and a junior. He is part of the boys' volleyball and swimming and diving team at the high school. He is open to writing for all aspects of the newspaper.

Vijay Venkatesan

Staff Writer

Vijay Venkatesan is a first-year student and a staff writer. He likes to watch sports, specifically basketball and football. 

Nathon Anthony

Staff Writer

Nathon Anthony is a sophomore and a first-year journalism student. Nate is interested in sports writing and he likes playing basketball with his friends.

Sophia Bottalico

Staff Writer

Sophia is a first-year journalism student and a 9:05 sports anchor. Talented and kind, she is an appreciated, valuable member to the staff.

Donovan Banks

Staff Writer

Donovan is a first-year journalism student. She's kind and a hard-working member of our staff. She loves to paint as much as she loves to write and enjoys exploring various creative outlets.

Maddie Muszynski

Staff Writer

Madison is a senior and a returning Journalism student from sophomore year. She enjoys writing all types of literature, news being one of them. She’s actively involved in the Gender Sexuality Alliance afterschool and the th...

MJ Martinez


MJ Martinez is the advisor for The Voice and has been working with Farmington reporters for seven years. Formerly a writer and editor on her own journalism staff, Martinez is dedicated to upholding and celebrating journalism ethics...

Amanda Rodrigues

Arts & Entertainment Editor

Amanda is a senior and first year student taking  journalism as an independent study. She is the vice president external of the executive council and she is one of the captains for the high school basketball team.

Lily Mastrobattista

Features Editor

Lily Mastrobattista is a first-year and Features Editor this year. She has been dancing for nine years and will continue to throughout her senior year. 

Victoria Wilczak

Photography and Media Editor

Victoria Wilczak is a first-year student and this year’s Photography and Media Editor. She is a part of the jazz band at the school and does competitive swim in her free time.

Cullen Laberge

Advertising Manager

Cullen is a second-year student. He is best known for his broadcast pieces including his latest segment: "Whatcha Eatin'?" As the water boy for the junior varsity boys soccer team, he is known for his pep talks and words of advice.

Hanny Wolkoff


Hanny is a fourth-year journalism student, a senior, and this year's Editor-in-Chief. If she isn't in the journalism room working on the newspaper, she can usually be found on the field practicing for the next big game.

Matt Arena

Social Media Manager

Matthew is a second-year journalism student and this year's Social Media Manager, having been promoted from Sports Editor. He is part of the co-op hockey team and the high school lacrosse team. Matt is also part of the class of...

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