Three Penny Press

2020-2021 Staff

Mizuki Kai
Editor-In-Chief

Mizuki Kai

As a third-year staffer, senior Mizuki Kai is in her second year as Editor-in-Chief.  She especially enjoys designing pages for the magazine and writing feature stories.  She also likes writing, TikTok, and eating (her current...

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Editor-In-Chief

David Bournat

David Bournat is a senior and a second-year staffer. This is his first year as Editor-In-Chief of the Three Penny Press. He decided to become a part of the Three Penny Press because he loves to write, and he wants to help be ...

Izabella DeCerbo
Managing Editor

Izabella DeCerbo

Izabella DeCerbo is in her third year on the Three Penny Press staff. At Bellaire, she's also involved in the Red Cross Club as Vice President and NHS as Treasurer. As an ENFP-T on the 16 Personalities Test, she can be described as a...

Ryan Lu
Managing Editor

Ryan Lu

Ryan is a senior and a third-year staffer. This is his first year as managing editor. He was previously business manager and news editor, as well as a reporter. Outside of TPP, Ryan is in the orchestra, Tri-M NHS and Philosophy Club. ...

Oceana Jin
Photography Editor

Oceana Jin

Oceana Jin is a junior, and this is her second year in Three Penny Press. She enjoys photography and writing stories because it’s very self-fulfilling, and hopes to have a successful year as Photo Editor. Outside of Newspaper, O...

Isabel Ajatta
Senior Reporter

Isabel Ajatta

This is sophomore Isabel Ajatta’s second year on staff and first year as a section editor. When she isn't writing stories for the Three Penny Press, she enjoys activism, music and everything visual arts. She is a creative directo...

Zaid Ali
Senior Reporter

Zaid Ali

Zaid Ali is a senior and third-year staffer, serving as a senior reporter. He joined Three Penny Press because he enjoys meeting new people. Outside of TPP, Zaid is involved in Model United Nations, Future Problem Solvers and High...

Ricky Kai
Features Editor

Ricky Kai

A junior and first-year staffer, Ricky Kai participates in Red Cross, Business Professionals of America and plays on the  Bellaire Varsity Soccer Team. He also enjoys playing spikeball, video games and listening to music. He is r...

Sonya Kulkarni
News Editor

Sonya Kulkarni

Sonya Kulkarni is a sophomore, and this is her first year on staff. An avid reader and anglophile, she spends her free time initiating community service projects. She joined the Three Penny Press because she loves to write and ...

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Reporter

Abby McMorris

Abby McMorris is a senior and this is her first year on the Three Penny Press staff. Abby loves to travel and visit new places: London, Disney World and the Cayman Islands will always be some of her favorites. Abby also has tw...

Malaika Suleman
Reporter

Malaika Suleman

Sophomore Malaika Suleman is a first-year reporter on the Three Penny Press staff. She loves to write stories about topics especially pertaining to beauty, business, and technology. Outside of Bellaire, she enjoys playing piano, her f...

Nicole Miranda
Reporter

Nicole Miranda

Nicole Miranda is a senior and in her first year on staff. She joined the Three Penny Press because she wants to help inform Bellaire students and get more involved in journalism. She has loved writing since she was little, a...

Taryn Morris
Reporter

Taryn Morris

Sophomore Taryn Morris is in her first year on Three Penny Press. She is also an active member of the Name That Book and WRITE clubs. Outside of school, she enjoys reading, creating art, (rereading) The Princess Bride and dragons....

Sophia Hernandez
Features Editor

Sophia Hernandez

Sophia Hernandez, a  junior and a first-year staffer,  enjoys her computer science classes and is an officer for Student Council, League of United Latin American Citizens, Partners in Health and French National Honor Society. ...

Salma Abuzaher
Reporter

Salma Abuzaher

Salma Abuzaher is a sophomore, and this is her first year on the staff. She is passionate about writing, which she has been doing practically since she learned how to hold a pencil. Besides writing, she loves to spend money by sho...

Sara Wolf
Reporter

Sara Wolf

Sara Wolf is a sophomore at Bellaire High School. This is her first year on staff as a reporter. She is co-president of The Cardinals That Do Good Club. Sara is also a part of JSU and Hebrew Club. It is her second year on the Be...

Chloe Saunders
Reporter

Chloe Saunders

Chloe Saunders is a sophomore and this is her first year as a reporter on the Three Penny Press staff. Outside of school she likes to listen to music, paint and play the bass. Currently, her favorite album is Blondie’s self title...

Anushka Ravi
Business Manager

Anushka Ravi

Junior Anushka Ravi and first-year member of the Three Penny Press staff, Anushka joined Three Penny Press because she loves to read, write and take photographs. She is also an active member of  UNICEF, the South Asian Student...

Angelina Pascali
Entertainment Editor

Angelina Pascali

Angelina is a sophomore and first year reporter for the Three Penny Press. She is in the German club and loves learning about different cultures. She enjoys travelling and meeting new people.    

Corinthiann St. Andry
Reporter

Corinthiann St. Andry

Corinthiann is a sophomore and a first year reporter.  She joined Three Penny Press because she wants to improve her writing and become more involved at Bellaire. She enjoys writing, drawing, fashion, and photography. Outside...

Jonathan Sosa
Head Photographer

Jonathan Sosa

Senior Jonathan Sosa is a senior who will travel anywhere to take the perfect photo. A third-year staffer, Jonathan enjoys capturing memorable moments.  In his free time, he likes to expand his photography skills by taking quality...

Juan Rivera
Reporter

Juan Rivera

Juan Rivera is a sophomore and is excited for his first year on the staff. Juan loves spending time with his close friends, attending English class and being an active member of Bellaire's LULAC Club. Outside of school, he enj...

Mia L. Sanchez
Reporter

Mia L. Sanchez

Junior Mia L. Sanchez is a first-year member on the  Three Penny Press staff.  She plans to study journalism or communications to become a sports journalist or reporter.  A member of the Bellaire Golf team, Mia has been playing...

Luke Parker
Photo Editor

Luke Parker

As a first-year staffer, senior Luke Parker is an active photographer for Three Penny Press. He is an active member of tech in Red Bird Productions, Bellaire’s theater company. He is also the president of the Gay Straight A...

Ella Goodweather
Reporter

Ella Goodweather

Ella Goodweather is a junior at Bellaire and a first year staffer. At school, Ella is involved in guitar. Outside of school, Ella likes to go to BBYO events, walk her dog (Cassie), and hang out with friends. Ella loves journalism,...

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Reporter

Rory Schoech

Rory is a senior, and this is her first year on staff. Rory loves to be creative and express herself in many different ways, such as theatre and film. She joined Three Penny Press because she has always had an interest in writi...

Iman Suleman
Copy Editor

Iman Suleman

Iman Suleman is a sophomore and a first-year staffer. Inside of school, she is involved in volunteering and STEM-related clubs and activities. Outside of school, she enjoys puzzles, reading and singing in the shower. She has ...

Juan (Johnny) Garibay
Business Manager

Juan (Johnny) Garibay

Senior Juan Garibay is in his first on staff. Most of his friends and colleagues call him Johnny. He is a very active high schooler and participates in as many organizations and events as he can, like National Honor Society, Bu...

Aniket Panicker
Opinions Editor

Aniket Panicker

Sophomore Aniket Panicker is in his first year on staff.  He has a passion for writing and a love for binging YouTube videos. He loves Japanese animation and is really fond of others once he gets to know them. He also enjoys sp...

Eli Cowan
Sports Editor

Eli Cowan

In his second year on staff, Eli Cowan is a senior and and an active sports  fan and writer.  He is an officer in the Medical Club and also a member of HOSA, Young Investors Club and JSU. He is also on the varsity tennis team...

Maria G. Perez
Reporter

Maria G. Perez

Maria G. Perez is a senior and it is her first year on staff. She’s enjoyed writing since elementary school and loves jotting down her emotions and thoughts about particular situations or stories. Maria is passionate about being...

Pallavi Gorantla
News Editor

Pallavi Gorantla

Sophomore Pallavi Gorantla is in her first year on staff. She loves to read books in her free time and is also passionate about using one’s voice. Outside of school, Pallavi dances, plays the piano and is always eating Ben ...

Nabila Wilson
Business Manager

Nabila Wilson

This is sophomore Nabila Wilson's first year on staff. She has had a social media presence since third grade when she started a blog. She also practiced broadcast journalism in middle school so she’s super excited to be par...

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