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2020-2021 Staff

Gabrielle Jenkins

Co-Editor in Chief

Gabrielle Jenkins is coming fresh off the heels of her first year on the staff as the 2020-2021 Zephyr Co-Editor in Chief. While keeping busy with helping to run the staff, Jenkins enjoys dance, playing Xbox, and going out with...

Jackson Stanley

Co-Editor in Chief

Jackson Stanley is many things, a proud Juice Shop employee, a die-hard fan of the Toronto Raptors and last but not least, the Editor-in-Chief for the 2020-2021 Zephyr staff. After last year heading the sports section as an editor...

Keri Rhodes

News Editor

This is Keri’s second year on the staff as a News writer, and she is excited to be a News editor this year. In her freetime, Keri particularly enjoys spending time with her pug Ollie, hiking, trying new coffee, eating lots of...

Jenna Jordan

Opinion Editor

Jenna Jordan is a junior in her second year of writing for The Zephyr. This year she is excited to be the Opinion Editor and can’t wait to see what her staff will accomplish. In her free time, Jordan likes competing with the...

Clara LaRue

Features Editor

Clara LaRue is a Junior Features editor for the Zephyr. This is her second year on the staff, having written for the Features staff last year as well. She’s a member of Key Club and plays Volleyball. Her hobbies include hanging...

Ella Menzi

Sports Editor

Ella Menzi is in her third and final year on the newspaper staff as the Sports editor for the 2020-2021 school year. She enjoys spending her time with friends and family along with coworkers and classmates with whom she has become...

Ben Radspinner

Photography Editor

Ben Radspinner is the Photography Editor for the West Forsyth Zephyr. Ben started taking photos in the seventh grade and has loved it ever since. Outside of school, Ben enjoys playing video games with his friends and watching...

Morgan Holmes

News Writer

Morgan Holmes is a sophomore this year. This is her first time on the News Staff. She is very excited. In her free time, Morgan enjoys watching tv shows and movies, bike riding, baking, Martial Arts, painting and drawing.

Meredith Watson

News Writer

Meredith Watson is a senior News writer joining the staff for the 2020-2021 school year. She enjoys hanging out with her friends, traveling, and taking her lab Scout for long walks. In addition to this, Meredith is a member of...

Maggie Estes

News Writer

Maggie Estes is a senior news writer, and it is her second year on the staff. She started writing for news during her junior year and wrote about current events and things going on at West. In her free time, she likes to dance,...

Treyce Warner

Opinion Writer

Treyce Warner is a junior opinion writer for the Zephyr during the 2020-2021 school year. This is his first year on the staff. He is a nationally competitive gymnast and enjoys writing, exercise, and playing guitar. Math is his...

Brianna Wagoner

Opinion Writer

My name is Brianna Wagoner, I am a part of the opinion newspaper staff. This is my first year writing for the school newspaper. I enjoy reading and writing. My favorite genre of music is rock and my favorite television show is...

Lee Krebs

Opinion Writer

Lee Krebs is a Junior working on the opinion staff. This is their second year on the staff and they are excited to get their writing out. They enjoy writing, drawing, playing Splatoon and looking at their fish.

Poppy Williams

Opinion Writer

Poppy Williams is a junior writing for the opinion section in the West Forsyth Zephyr. Not only is she part of The Zephyr staff, she is also on the girls lacrosse team here at west. When she’s not busy, Poppy enjoys listening...

Kaitlyn McClearen

Opinion Writer

Kaitlyn is a sophomore and it is her first year on the newspaper staff. She loves to read and will read anything from a murder mystery to cheesy romance, but her favorite book is The Book Thief by Markus Zusak. She enjoys her...

Liv Brandon

Features Writer

Liv Brandon is a features writer on the 2020-21 Zephyr staff. This is her first year on the staff. She pole vaults on the track team and loves to hang out with her friends. She is super excited to be a part of the staff this year.

Connor Prisk

Features Writer

Connor Prisk is a sophomore features writer on the 2020-2021 Zephyr staff. It's his first year on the staff, favorite things to do are hiking, hanging out with friends, and playing video games.

Logan Phelps

Features Writer

Logan Phelps is a senior features writer on the 2020-2021 Zephyr staff. This is his first year on staff. He enjoys hanging out with his friends, as well as telling jokes.

Parker Ramey

Features Writer

Parker Ramey is a junior features writer on the 2020-2021 Zephyr staff. This is her second year on the staff having previously written for an opinion. Some of her favorite things to do are, going to football games, hanging out...

Lillian Reid

Features Writer

Lillian Reid is a senior Features writer for the 2020-2021 school year, writing on the staff for the past two years. She is also the President of the Mindfulness & Meditation Club, the Secretary of Photography Club, and a member...

Chris Van Kleeck

Sports Writer

Chris Van Kleeck is a junior first year sports writer for the Zephyr. Van Kleeck is a member of the football and baseball team as well. In his free time he enjoys hanging out with his friends, listening to music, and living life...

Nick Allen

Sports Writer

Nick Allen is a sophomore on the sports staff for the 2020-21 school year. Allen is a sports fanatic and die-hard Celtics and Patriots fan. He played on the freshman basketball team last year and is looking forward to continuing...

Janie Peterson

Sports Writer

Janie is a junior first-year sports writer for the Zephyr. She runs track and cross country for West and is also part of the Mindfulness and Meditation club. In her free time she enjoys spending time with friends and family, listening...

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