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2018-2019 Staff

Brent Smith


Hi, my name is Brent, and I’m a senior. Besides The Talon, I work on The Austringer, the debate team, and the Progressive & Liberal Students Association. Outside of school, I help run a charity called A Book for My Birthday...

Danny Cummins


Hi, my name is Danny Cummins, and I am a senior. Besides being a co-editor-in-chief of The Talon, I am also a member of the National Honors Society, Saint Mary’s Scholars, and the Rugby team. I love writing, movies, and I a...

Katelyn Folmer

Co-EiC EiT

My name is Katelyn Folmer, I am a junior and excited to be co-editor-in-chief (in-training) this year! I love to solve puzzles, read, play the flute, and act. I am involved in Marching Band, the musical, Social Studies Scholars,...

Joey Wu

Co-EiC EiT

Hi, my name is Joey Wu and I am an editor-in-chief in training for the Talon. Besides the Talon, I am in the debate club and in the band. I also figure skate at our home rink the Gardens Ice House.

Alexia Ayuk

News Editor & Special Projects Editor

I’m Alexia, and I am a current senior. I’m on the varsity Debate Team, XBSS, in Campus Ministry, and am the co-founder of a charity with three other friends based in Montgomery County Maryland. In my free time, I love to draw...

Rebekah Sun

Co-News EiT

I’m Rebekah Sun. I’m a freshman at Good Counsel who loves dancing and watching movies. I also love painting in my free time.

Christian Nash

Co-News and Technology EiT

Hi, my name is Christian Nash and I am a Junior. I am an Editor for the News section and also an Editor for the Technology Section of the newspaper. I am a straight-A student, committed to bringing you the best newspaper that my ...

David Olumilua

Co-Technology Editor

Hello, I am David Olumilua and I am a senior here at Good Counsel. I am the Graphics and Website design editor, who is also apart of STEM. My favorite hobbies are programming, reading, and playing video games! ...

Jake Taylor

Co-Technology Editor

Hi, my name is Jake and I am a senior. Besides the Talon I co-lead the debate team and PALS. I also am a part of the baseball team, XBSS, and the National Honors Society. In my free time, I enjoy reading, working out and sleeping.

Kaylin Proctor

Special Projects EiT

Hi, I’m Kaylin Proctor, everyone calls me Milly. I enjoy public speaking, reading, and hanging out with my friends. Along with the Talon I am involved in BSA, Bookclub, Lincoln Douglas Debate, and Peer Counseling.

Shayna Smith

Sports Editor

My name is Shayna Smith, and I am a senior here at GC. I have a passion for both writing and photography and am very excited to be a part of the Talon team as the Sports Editor this year.

Connor Amato

Sports EiT

I am Connor Amato, a junior, and the Sports Editor in training for the Talon. I have played rugby for seven years and now play for Good Counsel's rugby team. I am also a Saint Mary Scholar and part of the YAF club. For fun, I...

Ella Yohannes

A&E Editor

Hello! My name is Ella Yohannes, and I'm a senior here at Good Counsel! I am the A&E Editor for The Talon, in the IB Program, and play the trumpet in the band!

Christine Lolavar

A & E EiT

Hi! My name is Christine and I’m a junior. Besides The Talon, I am also a member of the National Honor Society, Campus Ministry, Best Buddies, and the tennis team. I love writing, listening to music, and fashion and am so excited...

Dulce Diaz

Photography Editor

My name is Dulce and I’m a senior! Besides being on The Talon I am also a member of the Marching Band, the Pep Band, the GC Wind Ensemble, and Campus Ministry. In my free time I love to write, listen to music, and read. ...

Christine Murphy

Photography EiT

Hi! My name is Christine. Other than the Talon, I am in the Chess club and in the Choir. In my free time, I like to read.

Emily Miller

Social Media Editor

My name is Emily and I’m a senior. I am a member of SAVE Club and I like to write poetry, listen to folk music, and be outside. My favorite poets are Mary Oliver and Emily Dickinson. My favorite musical artists are Neil Young,...

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