The Voice

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2020-2021 Staff

Ricky Podgorski
Editor-in-Chief

Ricky Podgorski

Ricky Podgorski is a 3 year returning editor. He served as News editor his sophomore year, Managing editor his junior year, and Editor-in-Chief his senior year. Ricky is also the lead anchor of the 905 news broadcast. Outside...

Hollis Tharpe
Managing Editor

Hollis Tharpe

Hollis Tharpe is returning to the publication for his third year. He is serving as the managing editor, and a frequent participant on the 9:05 news. Hollis is looking forward to working with younger students this year. Outside...

John Guerrera
Sports Editor

John Guerrera

John Guerrera is  returning to the publication for his second year. Serving as Sports Editor and host of “Sports Update” on the 9:05 News, John is excited to take on a larger role and work with this year’s team. Outsid...

Sasha Davis
News Editor

Sasha Davis

Sasha Davis is a first year member of journalism and this years news editor. Sasha is excited to produce more articles on topics that she enjoys learning about while using her creativity towards her own work. Outside of school...

Sharon Olkovsky
Features Editor

Sharon Olkovsky

Sharon Olkovsky is a first year journalism student and is this year's features editor. Sharon looks forward to working with The Voice throughout her next 3 years at FHS. During her free time, Sharon can be found playing field...

Arts and Entertainment Editor

Victoria Wilczak

Victoria Wilczak is a returning second year student and is this year's Arts & Entertainment Editor. Victoria is happy to dive back into journalism for another year and to work with new students on The Voice. Outside the clas...

Photo and Media Editor

Shannon Maye

Shannon Maye is a first year student in Journalism who is working as the Photo and Media Editor. She enjoys writing articles and looks forward to working with the newspaper for the next few years. Outside of school, Shannon l...

Opinions Editor

Sydney Bigelow

Sydney Bigelow is a sophomore and a returning editor, taking on the role of Opinions Editor this year. Although she enjoys working with all aspects of The Voice and the 9:05 News, she especially enjoys writing Opinion, Editorial,...

Sophia Bottalico
Social Media Manager

Sophia Bottalico

Sophia Bottalico is a second year journalism student. This year she took on the role as the social media manager along with being in various segments on the 9:05 news. This year Sophia is looking forward to working with incoming...

Cullen Laberge
Creative Director

Cullen Laberge

Cullen Laberge is entering his third year with the publication. Serving as the Creative Director for the paper, along with hosting the "Weekend Weather" and "What ya eatin" including a judge spot on "Dropped FHS". Outside of school...

Joey Guglielmo
Advertising Manager

Joey Guglielmo

Joey Guglielmo is a first year student for the FHS Voice. He is this years advertising manager, and enjoys writing about the NFL and other sports. Joey is also the host of Sports Spotlight and will continue to update students...

Broadcast Coordinator

Khrystyna Stets

Khrystyna Stets is returning to the publication for her third year. Serving as a staff writer and Broadcasting Coordinator for the 9:05 news. Khrystyna is hopeful that this year will be as good as ever, and amazing breakthroughs...

Rachel Wolkoff
Staff Writer

Rachel Wolkoff

Rachel Wolkoff is a first year journalist for The Voice. Serving as a staff writer, Rachel is excited to cover meaningful, interesting stories while improving and learning upon her writing skills. Outside of the newsroom she enjoys...

Connor Wogen
Staff Writer

Connor Wogen

Connor Wogen is a new staff writer this year for The Voice.  As a dedicated skier and fisherman, he enjoys spending the majority of his free time outside with his friends.

Mionna White
Staff Writer

Mionna White

Mionna White is first year journalism student and staff writer. She likes to write about seasonal events and is excited to develop both her reporting skills. Outside of school she like spending time with family and pets, and...

Joe Scully
Staff Writer

Joe Scully

Joe Scully is a first year publicist for the FHS Voice. He is excited to be a new member of the high school news program and work collectively with peers. Outside of school, Joe enjoys listening to music, hiking/getting outdoors,...

Jake Schaedler
Staff Writer

Jake Schaedler

Jake “Shades” Schaedler is a first year student and staff writer for The Voice. Serving primarily in the sports section, Jake is very excited to join the news team and implement his ideas and opinions. Jake plays football...

Nick Santana
Staff Writer

Nick Santana

EJ Sanchez
Staff Writer

EJ Sanchez

EJ Sanchez is a first year journalism student and staff writer. EJ is excited to work with peers and grow his journalistic skills despite taking on a smaller role on this years team. Outside of school EJ plays baseball, basketball...

Jamie Porter
Staff Writer

Jamie Porter

This is Jamie Porter's first year writing for the FHS Voice. He hopes to take on a larger role with the team in order to keep his local community informed on events and updates about the school and sports programs. Outside of...

Cade Mahoney
Staff Writer

Cade Mahoney

Cade Mahoney is in his first year as a journalism student. He serves as a staff writer and an occasional reporter for the 9:05 news. Cade is excited to be apart of an amazing team and hopes to help others. Outside of school he e...

Jameson Lynch
Staff Writer

Jameson Lynch

Jameson Lynch is a first year journalism student and is serving as a staff writer for the publication. He is excited to share reviews and opinions on important topics, in addition to keeping the FHS community informed. Outside...

Staff Writer

Hannah Kirkpatrick

Hannah Kirkpatrick is a first year journalism student. Serving as a staff writer, Hannah is excited to contribute to the team and be able to share her voice within the community. Outside of school she enjoys fishing, hanging out...

Staff Writer

Brendan Kelly

Brendan Kelly is a first year journalism student. Currently, Brendan is serving as a staff writer and is looking forward to continue writing articles for The Voice. Outside of school Brendan enjoys listening to music, playing...

Staff Writer

Hazel Hill

Hazel Hill is a first year student in journalism. Hazel is excited to be apart of the journalism team this year and having a more involved part in the school community. Outside of school Hazel enjoys creating art in her free time,...

Staff Writer

Gabe Gantkin

Radhika Desai
Staff Writer

Radhika Desai

Radhika Desai is starting her first year at the publication serving as a staff writer. Radhika is thrilled to be apart of the team and get to know everyone. Aside from school she enjoys rowing and hanging out with friends.

Staff Writer

Kristen DeMaria

Kristyn DeMaria is a first year staff writer for The Voice. She enjoys writing review articles and opinion pieces. Kristyn deeply appreciates collaborating with members of the publication. On her own time she dances, spends time...

Alexa DeFrancesco
Staff Writer

Alexa DeFrancesco

Alexa Defrancesco is a first year journalism student. Alexa is excited to learn everything about journalism and social media. She is ready to learn from her mentors and take on a leading role in journalism. Outside of school Alexa...

Staff Writer

Sarah Catillo

Sarah Catillo is a first year journalism student and is very excited to be apart of The Voice. Outside of school she enjoys hanging out with her friends and family, playing lacrosse, and going on walks with her dog.

Staff Writer

Axl Blumes

Axl Walker Blumes is a first year student and staff writer. He is looking forward to publishing articles this year. Outside of school he loves to play soccer and watch both soccer and football. He is a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers...

Staff Writer

Max Alvarez

Max Alvarez is a first year journalism students and staff writer for The Voice. He is excited to develop his journalistic skills and make contributions to the sports section. In his free time Max likes to watch soccer and the...

Staff Writer

Abdul Al-Arshani

Abdul Al is in his first year with the publication. Serving as a staff writer, Abdul is excited to report and write articles for the Voice. Outside of School, Abdul enjoys spending time with friends, listening to music, and playing...

MJ Martinez
Advisor

MJ Martinez

MJ has been the adviser for The Voice for eight years. In conjunction with student leadership, she witnessed the printed paper expand to a digital platform, social media, and a collaborative relationship with the 9:05 News. She al...

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