Monday, July 15, 2024

About us

Meet the publication staff of the Talon Tribune

Carter Zgonina


Carter is a senior at Naples High School and is interested in politics and journalism. He is focused and dedicated on school and loves watching sports. In his free time, he can be found at the beach or a coffee shop.

Ella Johnson

Managing Editor

Ella Johnson is a junior. She was born and raised in Naples. She enjoys reading, writing, and swimming. She is currently a part of Key Club and Debate Club at NHS. In the future, she wants to pursue a career as an editor for a newspaper or publication company. By being a part of the Talon Tribune, she hopes to gain knowledge about writing unbiased articles and improve her overall writing.

Ryan Meister

Social Media and Features Editor

Ryan is a senior at Naples High School and loves writing. In the future, she plans on going into marketing and journalism. She is a passionate and committed person who enjoys going to the beach and reading in her free time.

Sebastian Flores-Choy

Copy Editor

Sebastian is fourteen years old and is a sophomore writer. He was born in Naples and has lived here his entire life. Some of his hobbies are reading and writing. His favorite sport is soccer. He is interested in a career in creative writing. Sebastian decided to be a part of the newspaper to learn news writing skills. At the Talon Tribune, he hopes to write about important events and news happening around NHS.

Mary McMuffin

Staff Writer

Mary is in her third year of journalism. Some of her hobbies are playing baseball, reading, and having fun at the beach.

Amanu Gilliam

Staff Writer

Amanu is a sophomore. He was born in Ethiopia and has lived in multiple places. His hobbies include playing baseball and traveling. He is also a part of FCA.

Hutch Skyes

Staff Writer

Hutch Sykes is a freshman at Naples High. He was born in Tennessee and moved to Naples when he was young. He is focused on school and is interested in the military after high school. Hutch enjoys working on trucks and waterskiing in his free time.

Angelina Assouad

Staff Writer

Angelina is a senior and was born in Venezuela and moved to the United States when she was 11 years old. Her favorite things to do are paint, draw, cook and bake. She loves to travel around the world, especially in Europe.

Juliana Espino

Staff Writer

Juliana is a freshman was born in Naples and has lived here her whole life. Her biggest fear are birds, and her hobbies include baking, swimming and shopping. In her free time, she loves to go to the mall.

Octavio Hester

Staff Writer

Octavio is a freshman and was born in Canada, before moving to Naples. He likes to run and volunteer and wants to pursue a career with the FBI.

Jule Lieske

Staff Writer

Jule is a freshman and was born in Naples, FL. She has lived in Naples most of her life, but briefly lived in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands and St. Tropez, France. Jule’s favorite hobbies are painting and photography.

Jonathan Mardigras

Staff Writer

Jonathan Is a freshman. He was born in Naples Florida and is a triplet. He is part of the Swim Team and enjoys rollerblading in his free time. Jonathan is interested in Cultural & Education. Jonathan hopes to get a career in Political philosophy or Cognitive science in the future. He also enjoys going out with friends to the movies. Jonathan has three cats at home.

Alexia Vianueva

Staff Writer

Alexia Vianueva was born in Madrid, Spain and has lived in Michigan, California, and Memphis. Her favorite hobbies are painting, reading and writing. She looks forward to writing articles.