The Talon

  • May 15Wednesday, May 24: NOON DISMISSAL
  • May 15May 25-29: SCHOOL CLOSED
  • May 8May 25: Baccalaureate Mass and Graduation at the Basilica

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

Patrick Donahue 24
Staff Writer

Patrick Donahue “24

I'm Patrick Donahue, a staff writer from the class of 2024. It's not a surprise that I love to write, but I also listen to music, play videogames, swim for Good Counsel's team, run varsity Cross Country, and enjoy good food. Foreign...

Mason Smith 26
Staff Writer

Mason Smith “26

Josiane Chambers 23
Staff Writer

Josiane Chambers “23

Hi my name is Josiane Chambers I am a senior. I would like to help out with the art portion of the Talon.

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!

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!

Chukwudalu Dumebi-Kachikwu 24
Staff Writer/FNN Team

Chukwudalu Dumebi-Kachikwu ’24

Greetings! My name is Dalu, and I’m a junior representative  at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School. I partake in leadership groups to improve our community such as XBSS and Campus Ministry. Outside of my work however I am...

Ben Brown 25
Staff Photographer

Ben Brown “25

I am Ben Brown from the class of 2025. I am a photographer and videographer.

Daniela Mata 26
Staff Photographer

Daniela Mata “26

My name is Daniela Mata. I’m in 9th grade and I’m a photographer. I also play soccer for GC.

Ezekiel Naval 25
Staff Photographer

Ezekiel Naval “25

My name is Ezekiel Naval. I look forward to being a Talon Staff Photographer.

Thierry Hines 23
Staff Photographer

Thierry Hines “23

Thierry Hines, senior, and a photographer! I like cartoons, gaming, and drawing.

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...

Aiden Potter 25
Staff Photographer/FNN Team

Aiden Potter “25

Hey, my name is Aiden Potter. I am a sophomore at Our Lady of Good Counsel. I have 2 dogs and a little brother. In my free time I like to take pictures with my camera, play video games and play with my dogs.  ...

Gabby Gilpin 24
Social Media Staff, Staff Photographer

Gabby Gilpin ’24

Hi! My name is Gabby Gilpin, and I am a freshman this year at Good Counsel. I enjoy hanging out with my friends and playing sports. I am really excited to be apart of The Talon.

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.

Danny Chung-A-Fung 24
Exec. Director FNN Team/Staff Writer

Danny Chung-A-Fung “24

Hi, I’m Danny and I’m a junior at GC. I am the President and Executive Director of FNN, where I get to utilize and grow in my video production and public speaking skills. I love being a part of FNN because I get to tap int...

Sophia Goncalves 25
FNN Team

Sophia Goncalves ’25

Hi! My name is Sophia and I’m a sophomore. I love FNN because it gives me a chance to learn more about my community while also being able to talk about it as a co-anchor. Outside of FNN, I’m also on the Speech and Debate t...

Alex Nagy 23
FNN Team

Alex Nagy ’23

Hi! I’m Alex and I'm a senior. I love being active and hanging with my family and friends. I joined FNN with my friend Nicole, it’s been so fun. I love being involved in our school community!!

Brea Brown 25
FNN Team

Brea Brown “25

Hi, I’m Brea and I am a sophomore here at Good Counsel. I like to read, bake and enjoy music. I love being on FNN and it allows me the opportunity to get creative and write about the wonderful community I am a part of. ...

Nicole Koehler 23
FNN Team

Nicole Koehler ’23

Hello! My name is Nicole Koehler and I am a senior. I enjoy music, singing, movies, reading, drawing, and creating things. In my free time I love spending it with my family and friends. I joined FNN with my friend Alex just to...

Dr. Barker

Dr. Barker

Mrs. Essig

Mrs. Essig

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