2014-2015 Staff

Carleigh Dickinson

Editor in Chief, Carleigh Dickinson strives for the best as a contributing Portfolio Newspaper staff.  She excels as copy editor and additionally serves as video producer for news packages as well as the leader of the staff.

Zac Jacobson

Zac Jacobson is the Assistant Editor in Chief of the Portfolio Newspaper. He enjoys playing video games, loves cooking and is an avid fan of Netflix.  If he ever won the lottery, he would buy Chipotle for the entire newspaper...

Rachel Pipkin

Rachel Pipkin is the Features Editor for the Portfolio Newspaper and an eighth grade communications major.  She likes writing, photography, videography and sushi.  Rachel also enjoys Netflix.

Valeria Tezak

Valeria Tezak is the News Editor for the Portfolio Newspaper.  She loves to play volleyball, bake and draw.  Valeria enjoys taking photos and reporting for the newspaper.

Kyle Ahern

Kyle Ahern is the Business/Ad Manager for the Portfolio Newspaper and a seventh grade communications major.  He enjoys traveling, acting and writing.

Kevin Ahern

Kevin Ahern is the Entertainment Editor for the Portfolio Newspaper.  Kevin enjoys Netflix and a fan of the Walking Dead.

Lily Gumbinner

Lily Gumbinner is Photo Editor for the Portfolio Newspaper and a seventh grade communications major. She went to a dual language elementary school, so speaks not only English, but Spanish fluently.  Lily rides horses and competes...

Luke Stone

Luke Stone is a seventh grade communications major. He enjoys watching sports in his freetime. This year he is serving as Sports Editor for The Portfolio.

Angela Yan

Angela Yan is in seventh grade at Bak. Her position on the Portfolio Newspaper is the Arts and Academics Editor. She has one older brother, Jack. Her hobbies include art, reading, writing, and swimming. During the year, her family...

Amanda Vanner

Amanda Vanner is the Website Editor for the Portfolio Newspaper. She likes to write, take photos and dance.

Maddy Rubin

Maddy Rubin is one of the photo editors for the Portfolio Newspaper. She enjoys writing, acting, reading, and taking photos.

Ervin Williams

Ervin Williams is a seventh grader, who enjoys reading and speech and debate. He is the Feature Editor for the Portfolio Newspaper.

Carlos Trivino

Carlos Trivino is the Technology Editor for the Portfolio newspaper. He enjoys watching Netflix for hours as well as making short videos.

Jessica Samons

Jessica Samons has been teaching young eager minds for over 20 years. The past 17 have been spent here at Bak Middle School of the Arts. A native Kentuckian, Ms. Samons graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a B.A. in...

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