The Student News Site of Our Lady of Good Counsel High School

The Talon

The Student News Site of Our Lady of Good Counsel High School

The Talon

The Student News Site of Our Lady of Good Counsel High School

The Talon

2023-2024 Staff

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.

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.

Evan Brown 25
Section Editor, Photography

Evan Brown ’25

Staff Writer

Ayden Terrazas ’26

I am Ayden Terrazas and I am a sophomore. I would like to be a writer for the Talon. and/or an interviewer.

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

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!

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.

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...

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...

Maggie Friel 26
Staff Photographer

Maggie Friel ’26

Hi, I’m Maggie Friel! I’m in the class of 2026.

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.

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.

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...

Mrs. Essig

Mrs. Essig