2018-2019 Staff

Melissa Ellin

Editor in Chief

Melissa is a senior at SHS, and Editor in Chief for the Courier. This is her second year on staff. She loves to read, write, watch movies and defeat her friends in any and all card games. It took her far too many attempts to ta...

Benji Grossman

Contributing Writer

Benji is a junior at Solon High School who is very excited to be writing for the Courier. He hopes to go to college somewhere down south and study law. He plays golf and runs track for SHS, along with being the guitar player ...

Taylor Hicks

Contributing Writer

Taylor Hicks is a senior at Solon High School. She loves spending time with her dog because he’s the the only person who gets her. She also enjoys doing individual activities like poetry, photography, accessory shopping and more. Sh...

Nya Perry

Contributing Writer

Nya is a senior at Solon High School. She moved here from Twinsburg during the 2017-2018 school year. She likes to read all day every day and also listen to music. She also likes to write in her free time....

Aidan Riga

Contributing Writer

Aidan Riga is a junior at Solon High School. He is a Varsity Lacrosse player and also a part of Student Council and Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD). Some of his hobbies include watching Netflix, hanging with friends, ...

Lexi Simmerson

Contributing Writer

Lexi Simmerson is a junior at Solon High School. She is a new staff member of the Courier. Outside of the Courier she enjoys watching netflix, hanging out with her family and friends and doing volunteer work. Lexi also loves to trav...

Ariana Malden

Contributing Writer

Ariana Malden is a senior at SHS. In the fall she plans on attending Bowling Green State University to study criminal justice. She is a four year member of the Solon Starlettes and hopes to continue dancing in college. Another one...

Sophia Ferrazza

Contributing Writer

Sophia is currently a Junior at Solon High School. It is her first year being on the Courier staff. She would like to go to school in California and study Public Relations. She also hopes to take her studies of PR and work in ...

Peter Iskandar

Contributing Writer

Hello, my name is Peter Iskandar and I am a senior at SHS. I like to write reviews and interview people. Outside of school I play ultimate frisbee and develop my own games.

Haelo Graff

Contributing Writer

Haelo is a sophomore at SHS and is new to Media Communications. She's also a die-hard Arizona fan, and is looking forward to the warm summer months. Playing guitar and painting are among her favorite pastimes....

Natalia Selvaggio

Contributing Writer

Natalia Selvaggio is a sophomore at SHS. She enjoys Choir, art club and is a new member of the SHS courier. She also enjoys staying home with friends and family, listening to music and drawing.

Melissa Lim

Contributing Writer

Melissa Lim is a senior at Solon High School. This is her first year being on staff for the Courier. She enjoys listening to music, watching movies and traveling. Her plan after high school is to go to Kent State University to s...

Riyah Ali

Contributing Writer

Jenna Corrao

Contributing Writer

Jenna Corrao is a senior at Solon High School. This is her first year on the Courier staff. Outside of editing videos, she enjoys arts and crafts, thrifting and listening to music.

Alex Lavine

Contributing Writer

Alex Lavine is a senior at Solon High School, and this is his first year on the Courier Staff. Alex likes to write whether it’s for a class or just for fun. Alex hopes to go to a university that excels in journalism, although ...

Emma Levine

Contributing Writer

Emma Levine is a junior at Solon High School.  She is very excited to be on the Courier staff this year. Outside of school, she spends her free time as a Varsity Cheerleader for football and basketball. She also loves hanging with fri...

Rebecca Lockman

Contributing Writer

Rebecca Lockman is a junior at Solon High School who is excited about her first year as a writer for the Courier. She is very involved with school clubs and enthusiastic about learning. She loves reading, photography, traveling...

Nate Miller

Contributing Writer

Danielle Parran

Contributing Writer

Danielle is currently a sophomore at Solon High School. It is her first year on the Courier staff, and she is very excited about it. She participates in SADD and Pre-med Society. In her free time, she loves to listen to music an...

Josh Paskert

Contributing Writer

Josh Paskert is a senior, and this is his first year on the SHS Courier. He hopes to continue his education by studying economics at college. During his free time, he participates on the school’s Speech and Debate team....

Matt Ponikvar

Contributing Writer

Matt Ponikvar is a senior at Solon High School. This is his first year writing for the Courier, and he is interested in journalism as well as film for his college major. Outside of school, Matt enjoys hanging out with friends...

Alexis Rosko

Contributing Writer

Alexis Rosko is a senior at Solon High School. She is starting her first year as a writer for the Courier. In her free time, she loves to read, write and travel.

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