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  • January 27Alumni Gospel Concert - February 8 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM - PAC
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2022-2023 Staff

Kate Nonnenkamp 23
Co-Executive Editor

Kate Nonnenkamp ’23

My name is Kate Nonnenkamp, and I am a Senior at GC and the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Talon! I am also the regular Production Stage Manager for GCTC, and I am even Assistant Directing for Clue (go see it everyone!). Outside of...

Mary Ellen McDermott 23
Co-Executive Editor

Mary Ellen McDermott ’23

I'm Mary Ellen and I'm a co-executive editor of The Talon! I'm a senior here at Good Counsel and in addition to writing for the Talon, I enjoy reading, volunteering, fishing, and spending time with friends and family.

Lilyana Laryea 24
Section Editor, News

Lilyana Laryea ’24

My name is Lily Laryea, I’m class of 24 and I'm an editor. I play soccer and love to read!

Evan Nicholas 25
Co-Section Editor, Arts & Entertainment

Evan Nicholas ’25

Hello my name is Evan Nicholas and I am the co-section editor for Arts and Entertainment! I love writing and being able to display things I’m passionate about.

Sarah Gandluri 24
Co-Section Editor, Arts & Entertainment

Sarah Gandluri ’24

Hi everyone! My name is Sarah Gandluri and I am a junior this year. I am so excited to be an editor on the Talon this year!

Jemma Meadows 25
Co-Section Editor, Sports

Jemma Meadows ’25

I am a sophomore this year and I am the Co-Section Sports section Editor. I am also a part of the GC varsity tennis team and the golf team. Apart from playing sports I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.

Sarah Siegle 24
Co-Section Editor, Sports

Sarah Siegle ’24

Hi, my name is Sarah Siegle. I am a junior here at GC and the editor of the sports section for the Talon. I enjoy reading, writing, playing piano, cooking, gardening, painting, playing sports, and dancing. I am on the cross-country,...

Idera Laifa 24
Co-Section Editor, Perspectives

Idera Laifa ’24

Hello my name is Idera Laifa, I am in the Class of 2024. I’m a staff writer and the Co-Section Editor of Perspectives. I like writing in the perspective section to discuss topics going on in society and at school.

Rachel Shrestha 24
Co-Section Editor, Perspectives

Rachel Shrestha ’24

My name is Rachel Shrestha and I am a junior. I am on the majorettes team and this is my second year with the Talon! This year, I am one of the Perspectives editors.

Troy Sutton 23
Co-Section Editor, Social Media

Troy Sutton ’23

Hi, my names Troy Sutton, and I'm the Co-Section Editor, Social Media for the GC Talon’s social media pages! I’m a senior here at GC and I also run Track and Field along with running the GC Talons socials. Expect all sorts...

Evan Brown 25
Section Editor, Photography

Evan Brown ’25

Julia Purdy 24
Staff Writer

Julia Purdy ’24

Hi! I’m Julia and I’m in the class of 2024. I am a writer on The Talon and I’m super exited to explore the different aspects and perspectives of this school by being on this team!

Samuel Seleshi 26
Staff Writer

Samuel Seleshi ’26

Hello. I am Samuel Seleshi, Class of 2026.  I am a staff writer in the Talon's Arts and Entertainment section.  I am an avid reader and fan of video games.

Casey Ore 24
Staff Writer

Casey Ore ’24

My name is Casey Ore. I am currently a junior and I work on The Talon because I want to be involved in media work. I am a strong writer and researcher.

Jacob Woubishet 23
Staff Writer

Jacob Woubishet ’23

My name is Jacob. I am a senior and I write for the sports section of The Talon.    

Hannah Lemley 25
Staff Writer

Hannah Lemley ’25

Hi, I’m Hanna Lemley, from class of 2025. I’m a writer and artist!

Chukwudalu Dumebi-Kachikwu 24
Staff Writer

Chukwudalu Dumebi-Kachikwu ’24

My name is Chukwudalu Chiemeke Dumebi-Kachikwu. I am a writer for The Talon. I like learning new things and skills to help me grow as a person. I aim to better my surroundings through my work as well as have fun.

Hannah Phan 23
Staff Writer

Hannah Phan ’23

I’m Hannah. Class of 2023. Talon Writer.

Victoria Walston 23
Staff Writer

Victoria Walston ’23

I have been a writer for the Talon since freshman year. I enjoy writing articles about films.

Camila De Leon Orozco 25
Staff Writer

Camila De Leon Orozco ’25

I’m Camila! I’m a sophomore, and I am a staff writer at the Talon!

Joseph Maneval 25
Staff Writer

Joseph Maneval “25

My name is Joseph Maneval and I am in the class of 20225. As staff writer at the Talon, I enjoy doing very staff “writery” things. These include but are not limited too, writing 100% definitely serious article with no jokes...

Anthony Pham 24
Staff Writer

Anthony Pham ’24

Hey there, my name is Anthony Pham. I’m in the class of 2024 and a staff writer for the Talon.

Ethan Bird 24
Staff Writer

Ethan Bird ’24

My name is Ethan Bird, and I am a Junior at Good Counsel. I am a staff writer for the Talon, Vice President of the archery club, and a St. Mary’s Scholar. Academically, I am interested in physics and chemistry and plan to pursue...

Selah Bamgbose 23
Staff Writer

Selah Bamgbose ’23

My name is Selah, and I’m a senior staff writer for the Talon. I love to read and write magical realism and mystery. I can’t wait for this year!

Maggie Friel 26
Staff Photographer

Maggie Friel ’26

Hi, I’m Maggie Friel! I’m a freshman (Class of 2026) and I would like to be a photographer. I can also write and make art!

Dina Abudayeh 26
Staff Photographer

Dina Abudayeh ’26

My name is Dina Abudayeh and I’m a freshman. I’m interested in photography. I want to try something new and this caught my interest because I like to read and take photos.

Sydney Holmes 24
Staff Photographer

Sydney Holmes ’24

Hello, I am Sydney Holmes. I will graduate from Good Counsel in 2024 and I am a photographer.

Madeleine Tiongson 25
Staff Photographer

Madeleine Tiongson ’25

Hiya I’m Madeleine Tiongson, I go by Maddie and I’m a sophomore this year. I’m specifically interested in photography and photojournalism. I also do art and writing.

Andrew Diaz 23
Staff Photographer

Andrew Diaz ’23

Andrew Diaz, 2023, Social Media Photographer

Ramsey Potur 25
Staff Photographer

Ramsey Potur ’25

My name is Ramsey Potur and I am in the class of 2025. I also have a twin.

Nicolette Orisme 24
Staff Photographer

Nicolette Orisme ’24

Hi! My name is Nicolette Orisme and I am a photographer for The Talon! As part of the 2024 graduating class, I hope that the information that The Talon provides for students is insightful and enlightening. Hope this school year...

Christina Long 23
Staff Artist

Christina Long ’23

My name is Christina Long, graduate of 2023, and I am a cartoonist! I like to do many forms of art and am happy to help with anything.

Ali Lill 24
Staff Artist

Ali Lill ’24

My name is Ali Lill and I’m a part of the Class of 2024. I would love to work as an illustrator for The Talon. I’m a skilled digital artist.

Dr. Barker

Dr. Barker

Mrs. Essig

Mrs. Essig

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