2020-2021 Staff

Angeli Thompson
Editor in Chief

Angeli Thompson

Hi I’m Angeli Thompson, and I’m currently a sophomore at Solon High School. This is my first year on the SHS Courier. I own my own pet sitting business, and I love spending time with family and friends....

Audrey Lai
Editor in Chief

Audrey Lai

Audrey Lai is a junior at Solon High School, and this is her first year on the Courier staff. She enjoys reading funny memoirs, bullet journaling, playing instruments, and watching sitcoms. In school, Audrey is involved in clubs inc...

Ryan Funderburg
Editor in Chief

Ryan Funderburg

Ryan is a senior at Solon High School. This is his first year on The Courier staff. He plays baseball and soccer for SHS. Outside of school, he enjoys watching sports, golfing and hanging out with friends....

Patrick Arth
Managing Editor/Media Editor

Patrick Arth

Patrick Arth is a senior at Solon High School. In school, he is a member of the marching band and the cross country team. Outside of school, he works as a closing manager at Gionino’s Pizzeria. After graduating, Patrick plans...

Joy Park
Managing Editor

Joy Park

This is Solon High School senior Joy Park’s first time being on the SHS Courier staff, and she is very excited for the class this year. She enjoys playing tennis on the school’s varsity team. In her free time, she likes to ...

Hannah Levenson
Feature Editor

Hannah Levenson

Hannah Levenson is a sophomore at Solon High School, and this is her first year on the Courier staff. Outside of school, she enjoys reading and writing. Her hobbies include baking, listening to music and occasionally photogra...

Avantika Pai
Feature Editor

Avantika Pai

Avantika Pai is currently a sophomore at Solon High School. This is her first year on the Courier staff. She is a part of Mock Trial and Model U.N. Outside of school, Avantika enjoys leisurely rock climbing, watching movies and p...

Jax Kim
Feature Editor

Jax Kim

As a senior at Solon, this is Jax’s first year working for the Courier. They are passionate about learning and advocacy, and in their freetime, they like to draw, read and listen to music. Jax has a dog and several fish who ...

Sophia Giallanza
News Editor

Sophia Giallanza

Hi, I’m Sophia Giallanza. I’m currently a senior at SHS and this is my first year on the Courier Staff. My hobbies include golfing, skiing, and spending time with my friends and family. I’m excited to be a part of this te...

Kayleigh Sell
News and Review Editor

Kayleigh Sell

Kayleigh Sell is a junior at Solon High School. This is her first year being a staff member of The Courier. Outside of school she loves being outdoors, especially in the fall. She also enjoys spending time with her pets, family and ...

Amy Iheme
Opinion Editor

Amy Iheme

Amy Iheme is a senior at Solon High School and has been on the Courier for two years. She is also a Varsity Cheerleader for the school’s football and basketball teams. She takes on important leadership positions such as being the sen...

Jasper Greuel
Sports Editor

Jasper Greuel

Jasper Greuel is a connoisseur of the arts and is a huge fan of the glockenspiel, he once attended the WCGE (World Confederation of Glockenspiel Enthusiasts) conference. He is also a huge fan of hats as seen with the top hat, ...

Emma Whelan
Entertainment Editor

Emma Whelan

Emma is a sophomore at Solon High School. This is her first year being part of the Courier staff. Emma spends most of her time procrastinating on everything through video games and watching television. ...

Nyah Prelog
Contributing Writer

Nyah Prelog

Hi! This is Nyah Prelog’s first year with the SHS Courier. She enjoys many types of writing and plans on pursuing a minor in journalism. In her free time, she is either working at her job or watching Grey’s Anatomy. #DerekShepard...

Amara Keister
Contributing Writer

Amara Keister

It is Amara Keister's first time being a part of the media staff. She is interested in writing sports articles. Outside of school she enjoys hanging with friends and exercising

Clare Atheneos
Contributing Writer

Clare Atheneos

Hello, my name is Clare Atheneos and I am a senior at Solon High School. I am on the girls golf team at Solon, and I am a member of Ski Club. I also like to spend time with my friends and family and watch movies. This is my fi...

Sophia Spivey
Contributing Writer

Sophia Spivey

Sophia is very passionate about writing and drawing in her free time. She may seem very quiet when you meet her for the first time, but once she gets to know you she may or may not open up to you. She is hardworking during the s...

Nick Goldwasser
Contributing Writer

Nick Goldwasser

Nick Goldwasser is a 17 year old senior at Solon High School. In his spare time, he likes to play video games or hang out with his friends. He also likes to get ice cream from Mitchell’s and he enjoys talking about politics....

Hayley Hunter
Contributing Writer

Hayley Hunter

Hayley Hunter is a junior at Solon High School. This is her first year being on staff for the Courier. At school she plays for the softball team. Outside of school, Hayley likes to listen to music, play video games, basketball an...

Savannah Loeschen
Contributing Writer

Savannah Loeschen

Savannah Loeschen is a senior at Solon High school. She loves to stay involved. She is a water girl for the varsity football team and is also on the bowling team. Outside of school, she loves to hang out with friends and famil...

Jaclyn Rzepka
Contributing Writer

Jaclyn Rzepka

Jaclyn Rzepka is a senior at Solon High School. This is her first year on staff at The Courier. She loves to play soccer and spend time with her family. Outside of school, she loves listening to Juice World, and loves to go sh...

Ellis Smith
Contributing Writer

Ellis Smith

Ellis Smith is a junior at Solon High School. This is her second year on the staff of the Courier. Ellis likes writing, reading, singing and drawing. She is also in several clubs including Speech and Debate, Drama Club, Comet P...

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