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Rilina Tran

Rilina Tran, Business Manager & Photography Editor

Rilina Tran, photo editor and marketing director, is a junior and second-year staffer on the Three Penny Press staff. She loves photography and covering stories on student achievements. She joined TPP to help become the voice for underappreciated Bellaire students and staff.  She also loves business, tennis, dance, and community service. She has an addiction to bubble tea and weird talent for writing pun pick-up lines. She is a part of the Bellaire Belles Dance Team, Varsity Tennis Team, VSA, Student Council, Crew Leader, and NHS. She is proud to be a part of the TPP family and can’t wait to share the diverse stories of Bellaire High School. 


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The Belles directors Cindi Denman and Leisha Kastner celebrate the hard work paid off with the dance officers and awards. Junior Alani Kao won 1st in solos and was the highest scoring dance of the competition.

The start of the Belles’ competition season

Rilina Tran, Photography Editor
February 23, 2023
Tran touches the different corals and sea anemones 10 feet below sea level. The helmets keep tourists face dry and Phu Quocs seawalker tour guides will assist throughout the 30 minute experience.

Five places to visit in Vietnam

Rilina Tran, Photography Editor
February 9, 2023
The club meeting took place during Vietnamese New Year (Tết). Magnet Coordinator and Campus Transfer Analyst Quan Ngo stopped by to join the celebration and hand out red lucky money envelopes (lÌ xÌ).

[NEWS BRIEF] New year, new candies, new plans

Rilina Tran, Business Manager & Photography Editor
January 30, 2023
Sophomore Winston Ma prepares to hit a backhand during his singles match. Ma plays tennis for Bellaire, but attends Debakey High School.

[NEWS BRIEF] Tennis district matches: a set of challenges

Rilina Tran, Business Manager & Photography Editor
October 3, 2022
The football players stand in formation, preparing for the kickoff. The Bellaire Cardinals play the Goose Creek Memorial Patriots.

[NEWS BRIEF] Rainy Game

Rilina Tran, Photography Editor
September 5, 2022
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