2020-2021 Staff

Angeli Thompson

Editor in Chief

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 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 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 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

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 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 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

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

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 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 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 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 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

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

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

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 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 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 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 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 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 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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