Three Penny Press

2020-2021 Staff

Mizuki Kai

Editor-In-Chief

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...

David Bournat

Editor-In-Chief

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 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 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. ...

Jonathan Sosa

Photography Editor

Jonathan Sosa is a senior and a photographer for Three Penny Press. This is Jonathan's third year on staff. He is a photographer and enjoys capturing memorable moments.  In his free time, he likes to expand his photography skills...

Oceana Jin

Photography Editor

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...

Anne Greene

Senior Reporter

Anne Greene is a junior and second-year staffer. She joined Three Penny Press to explore her enjoyment of writing and interest in journalism. Outside of Three Penny Press, she is involved in Feminist’s Club.  She enjoys reading, rea...

Isabel Ajatta

Senior Reporter

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...

Eli Cowan

Senior Reporter

Eli Cowan is a Senior Reporter for the Three Penny Press. This is his second year on staff. He is an officer in the Medical Club and also participates in HOSA, Young Investors Club and JSU. He is also on the varsity tennis team...

Zaid Ali

Senior Reporter

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

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

Reporter

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 ...

Abby McMorris

Reporter

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

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 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 is a sophomore, and this will be her first year on staff as a reporter. Along with the newspaper, she is a part of Name That Book and WRITE club. Outside of school, she enjoys reading, creating art, The Princess Brid...

Sophia Hernandez

Features Editor

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 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 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...

Chole Saunders

Reporter

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

Reporter

Anushka Ravi is a junior and this is her first year on the Three Penny Press Staff. Anushka joined Three Penny Press because she loves to read, write and take photographs. She is also heavily involved in other clubs such as UNICEF, ...

Angelina Pascali

Reporter

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 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...

Juan Rivera

Reporter

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

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

Photographer

Luke Parker is a senior and this is his first year on staff. He is an active member of tech in Red Bird Productions, Bellaire’s theater company. He is also the president of the Gay Straight Alliance and a member of Students Demand...

Yasmeen Ofleh

Reporter

Yasmeen Ofleh is a senior and writer. This is her first year on staff and her second year at Bellaire. She loves journaling, photography, and reading books. In her free time, she loves to play volleyball and watch anime (her current fa...

Ella Goodweather

Reporter

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,...

Rory Schoech

Reporter

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...

Nadra-Claire Assad

Reporter

Nadra-Claire is a sophomore and first-year reporter for the Three Penny Press. She joined Three Penny Press to enhance her love for journalism as well as express her voice. In her free time, you can find her baking, studying o...

Iman Suleman

Reporter

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

Reporter

Juan Garibay is a senior and this is his first on the 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 ...

Aniket Panicker

Reporter

Aniket is a sophomore and a first year staffer on TPP. 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 spend...

Maria G. Perez

Reporter

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

Reporter

Pallavi Gorantla is a sophomore, and this is her first year on the TPP 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 ...

Nabila Wilson

Reporter

This is sophomore Nabila Wilson's first year on staff. She has had a social media presence since 3rd grade, when she started her blog. She also practiced broadcast journalism in middle school so she’s super excited to be par...

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