2018-2019 Staff

Landon Collins

Editor-in-Chief

Landon Collins, a Senior at LVHS, is the Editor in Chief of the LVHS Growl. In addition to the paper, Landon is on the LVHS Cross Country team and plans to attend Hardin-Simmons University, pursuing a major in Ministry...

Angela Mack

Entertainment Editor/Reporter

Angela Mack, a junior at LVHS, is the entertainment editor of the LVHS Growl. Aside from writing for the school newspaper, Angela enjoys listening to music, watching YouTube, and socializing. She wants to attend the University...

Michael Pendergraft

Sports Editor/Reporter

Michael Pendergraft, a senior at LVHS, is the editor of sports of the LVHS Growl. He loves watching sports and listening to hip-hop music. Michael wants to major in Mass Communications and pursue a career in Digital Media.

Nicole Utt

Feature Editor/Reporter

Nicole Utt, a Junior at LVHS, is a reporter and feature editor at The Growl. She enjoys cheerleading on the LVHS Varsity squad,  binge-watching Netflix, volunteering at animal shelters, and studying. She would like to attend the Un...

Jake Gifford

Opinions Editor/Reporter

Jake Gifford is a junior at LVHS, is Opinions Editor and Graphics Coordinator for The Growl. He enjoys listening to several genres of music, including rock, rap, country and 50's and 60's swing just to name a few.

Hannah Breithaupt

Reporter/Business Manager

Hannah Breithaupt, a junior at LVHS, is a reporter and the Business Manager for The Growl. She enjoys watching TV, reading, and drawing. She is planning to pursue a career in the medical field as a Labor and Delivery nurse.

Alanna Sacks

Social Media Coordinator/Reporter

Alanna Sacks, a Junior at LVHS, is the Social Media Coordinator and Reporter for The Growl. She enjoys Jesus, coffee, and sleeping. That is it ;)

Mrs. Morgan Smith

Adviser

Mrs. Morgan Smith is the faculty adviser of The Growl. This school year marks her fourth year teaching English at LVHS, and her seventh year in education. Smith graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2012 with a B.A in...

Aubree Broadway

Reporter/Writer

Aubree Broadway is a Junior at La Vernia High School, and is a reporter and writer for The Growl. She plays basketball, is in the La Vernia Marching Band, and has 2 beautiful dogs at home named Hank and Frank.

Madison Cavazos

Reporter/Writer

Madison Cavazos, a junior at La Vernia High School, is a reporter and writer for The Growl. Madison plays basketball and is involved in FFA. She has shown goats for two years and participates in rodeo events year around.

Allison Clark

Reporter/Writer

Allison Clark, a junior in LVHS, is a reporter for The Growl. She is passionate about art, music, and food. Her future plans for after high school is to become a Cosmetologist.

McKenzie Duke

Reporter/Writer

McKenzie Duke, a junior at LVHS, is a reporter for The Growl. She is a three-time varsity softball player for La Vernia High. Along with sports, she enjoys hanging out with her friends, and family. She hopes to attend Texas A&...

Jamie Gilbert

Reporter/Writer

Jamie Gilbert, a junior at LVHS, is a reporter for The Growl. She's a three-time varsity softball player. In her free time, she likes to hang out with friends.

Simone Green

Reporter/Writer

Simone Green, a junior at LVHS, is a reporter for The Growl. She enjoys watching cartoons, going to art museums, and listening to Frank Ocean. She plans on pursuing a career in Criminal Law.

Mike Gonzales

Reporter/Writer

Mike Gonzales is a Junior at La Vernia High school. He enjoys music, animals, talking, and watching TV. :)

Kayla Guevara

Reporter/Writer

Kayla Guevara , a sophomore at LVHS , is a reporter for The Growl. She loves Chick-fil-A, iced coffee, and french fries. Kayla  enjoys spending time with her friends and laughing, but most of all having fun. She is very ambitio...

Jordan Jackson

Reporter/Writer

Jordan Jackson is a junior at La Vernia High school and is a reporter and writer for The Growl. Jordan is also a part of the basketball team and has played the sport for 11 years. She has 4 amazing brothers and a very blessed...

Nazarene Kitcher

Reporter/Writer

Nazarene Kitcher, a junior at LVHS, is a reporter for The Growl. Nazarene does track and field in her free time. She likes to volunteer at animal shelters as well. Nazarene is an outgoing, approachable, nice girl.

Josilyn Mendoza

Reporter/Writer

Josilyn Mendoza, a junior at LVHS, is a reporter for The Growl. Josilyn enjoys taking pictures and meeting new people. She plays for the La Vernia Lady Bears soccer team, number 18. Josilyn is also the Historian for the junior...

Brandon Niday

Reporter/Writer

Brandon Niday is a senior at LVHS. He is the president of Speech and Debate and Model UN, and is the VP of Business Professionals of America. He enjoys playing tennis, political controversies, and listening to rap music.

Emily Traugott

Reporter/Writer

Emily Traugott, a Junior at LVHS is a contributor for The Growl. She enjoys driving her Jeep, music, and coffee. She hopes to pursue a career in Optometry and attend the University of the Incarnate Word.

Will Roberts

Reporter/Writer

William Roberts is a reporter for "The Growl". He's a junior at LVHS and is a huge fan of comic books, movies, and video games.William has aspirations of becoming an animator and hopes to make his own animated show.

Trey Smith

Reporter/Writer

Trey Smith is a junior at La Vernia High School. He is a reporter for The Growl, and enjoys hanging out with his friends and going to sporting events.

Brandon Rios

Reporter/Writer

Brandon Rios is a junior at La Vernia High School. He is a reporter for The Growl, and enjoys hanging out with the boys and going to sporting events.

Jordan Jackson

Writer/Reporter

The Child Development class has been doing a baby project when students take home a baby robot for a weekend and get graded on it. There are many opinions on this project. This project is to prepare students and young adults on...

Mikayla Dossett

Writer

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Sarek Wilson

Reporter/writer

Sarek Wilson is a Senior at LVHS, he is a reporter for The Growl.  He can be caught frequenting any book store in San Antonio specifically Barnes and Noble. He also likes to play Video games and watches lots of movies. He has ...

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