The Voice

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2019-2020 Staff

MJ Martinez

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...

John Guerrera

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...

Ricky Podgorski

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

Hollis Tharpe

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...

Amanda Rodrigues

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.

John Guerrera

John Guerrera

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. 

Lily Mastrobattista

Lily Mastrobattista

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

Victoria Wilczak

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.

Vijay Venkatesan

Vijay Venkatesan

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

Mike Gregory

Mike Gregory

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...

Nathon Anthony

Nathon Anthony

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.

Sydney Bigelow

Sydney Bigelow

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. 

MJ Martinez

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...

Sophia Bottalico

Sophia Bottalico

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

Donovan Banks

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.

Cullen Laberge

Cullen Laberge

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.

Maddie Muszynski

Maddie Muszynski

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...

Hanny Wolkoff

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.

Khrystyna Stets

Khrystyna Stets

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...

Matt Arena

Matt Arena

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...

Hollis Tharpe

Hollis Tharpe

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.

Ricky Podgorski

Ricky Podgorski

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....

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