The Shaker Bison

2020-2021 Staff

Anna Ryu

Editor-in-Chief

(she/her/hers) Anna Ryu is the Editor-in-Chief of The Shaker Bison. As a senior, this is her fourth year participating in Shaker’s school newspaper. She is also a member of Girls Take Charge, TEDxShakerHS, and Tri-M. Outside of schoo...

Lauren Zhu

Managing Editor

(she/her/hers) Lauren Zhu is a sophomore at Shaker High School, and is not sure whether to count this year as her first or second on The Shaker Bison, considering her participation on the paper limited to a single article during her freshm...

Solomiia Valihunda

Lead Web Manager

(she/her/hers) Solomiia Valihunda is a freshman at Shaker High School and is Web Manager and Editor for The Shaker Bison. Along with the newspaper, she is also a member of Key Club, Teens for Refugees, and Girls Take Charge. Solomiia ...

Jethro Ronald Lee

Web Manager

(he/him/his) Jethro Ronald Lee is an editor, writer, and web manager for The Shaker Bison. As a senior, this is his first year participating in the newspaper team, but he also wrote an editorial for The Bison during his junio...

Toshin Ahnaf

Web Manager

(he/him/his) Toshin Ahnaf is a freshman who likes researching engaging topics and writing poetically or descriptively. He wants his works to stand out to impress his peers and as a fun way to impress universities. He also l...

Sanvi Gawad

Editor

(she/her/hers) Sanvi Gawad is a freshman at Shaker High school. She is an editor for The Shaker Bison. She is also a member of the Shaker Marching Band, the Shaker Pep Band, and the Teens for Refugees club. She plays the fl...

Claire Kim

Editor

(she/her/hers) Claire Kim is a senior and an editor at the Shaker Bison. She is also a member of Tri-M and Wind Ensemble. Outside of school, Claire volunteers to play music at local senior homes and churches. Some of her hobbi...

Lucy Lee

Editor, Social Media

(she/her/hers) Lucy Lee is a sophomore at Shaker High School and is in her second year of the Bison. She currently works as a writer, editor, and a part of the social media team. She is a member of the Shaker Key Club, one of ...

Grace Harting

Writer

(she/her/hers) Grace Harting is a junior and this is her first year on the Shaker Bison. She is also a member of the Spanish Club. Outside of school, she enjoys playing guitar, hiking, and rock climbing. When she isn’t doin...

Dorothea Farrell

Writer

(she/her/hers) Dorothea Farrell is a freshman writer for The Shaker Bison. She is excited for the chance to write things other people will have the chance to read. She loves reading, writing, and listening to music. Besides the n...

Cailan Drake

Writer

(she/her/hers) Cailan Drake is a freshman at Shaker High school. She plays soccer for the school. She is very interested in music and reading stories/poems. This will be her first year writing for The Shaker Bison....

Marina Walsh

Writer

(she/her/hers) Marina Walsh Is a junior currently writing for The Shaker Bison.This will be her first year writing for The Shaker Bison. Her strengths are writing entertaining editorials and researching topics. Her hobbi...

Isabella O’Donnell

Writer

(she/her/hers) Isabella O’Donnell is a writer for The Shaker Bison.  She is a freshman who loves to write, read, play sports and instruments, and has a passion to help animals.  This is her first year participating in...

McKenzie Horton

Writer

(she/her/hers) McKenzie is a sophomore at Shaker High School and this is her first year in The Shaker Bison. She is also part of Key Club, Marching Band, and Pep Band. When not doing school, she loves writing, reading, and pl...

Shreya Thimirisetty

Writer

(she/her/hers) Shreya Thimirisetty is a freshman at Shaker High School and is a new member of the Bison. She is currently working as a writer but wants to be an editor as well. She is a member of a lot of clubs like FCCLA and...

Kamellia Barrett

Editor, Writer

(she/her/hers) Kamellia Barrett is a sophomore at Shaker High School. She is a big believer in the power of words and how we use them written or otherwise. She enjoys reading, writing, listening to music, and singing her heart...

Alvira Tyagi

Contributing Writer

(she/her/hers) Alvira is a senior at Shaker High School, and this is her third year working with The Bison. Besides writing for the school newspaper, she enjoys playing field hockey and serving as the president of the Teen...

Saurav Bavdekar

Web Manager, Editor, Podcast

(he/him/his) Saurav is a sophomore at Shaker High School that is mainly a writer for the Shaker Bison Newspaper. This is his second year in the club. He enjoys watching sports and youtube and plays the Viola. ...

Roshan Mehta

Video Producer, Podcast

(he/him/his) Roshan Mehta is a sophomore at Shaker High School, and this is his first year participating in the Bison.  In the club, he serves as a writer and video producer.  Besides the Bison Newspaper, he is involved in ot...

Likhita Tamanampudi

Podcast

(she/her/hers) Likhita Tamanampudi is a Freshman at Shaker High School and is a new member of the Bison. She is currently working as a writer and planning out the podcast with the other members. She is also a member of FCCLA...

Rosie Elebyjian

Social Media, Web Manager

(she/her/hers) Rosie Elebyjian is a sophomore at Shaker High School, and this is her first year participating in The Shaker Bison. As a part of the Bison team, she works as a Web Manager and helps run the social media page. ...

Darren Duan

Social Media, Podcast

(he/him/his) Darren Duan is a sophomore at Shaker High School. He currently writes articles for The Bison and does stuff with its Instagram account periodically. This is his second year working in the newspaper. He will also ...

Danny Hannoush

Social Media, Podcast

(he/him/his) Daniel Hannoush, who likes to go by “Danny” is freshman at Shaker HS, and new to the school. He has never participated in a writing club and is excited to become a part of The Shaker Bison. When not annoying his sibling...

Billy Liburdi

Social Media, Video Producer, Podcast

(he/him/his) Billy Liburdi is a freshman at shaker high school and this is his first year on the shaker bison. This is the first club he will be taking part in however he is interested in lots of others. Outside of school billy...

Srilakshiya Sudhakar

Writer, Editor

(she/her/hers) Srilakshiya Sudhakar is currently a sophomore at Shaker High School and has decided to contribute to the Bison this year as an editor and writer. She also participates in Key Club, French Club, Red Cross Club, and mo...

Priya Musuku

Writer, Editor

(she/her/hers)Priya Musuku is a sophomore at Shaker High School. This is her first year in The Bison, where she helps write and edit articles. Also, she takes part in Key Club, Robotics, and History Research and Competition Club....

Sarah Conroy

Writer, Web Manager, Video Producer

Gia Patel

Editor, Web Manager, Podcast

(she/her/hers) Gia Patel is a freshman at Shaker High School. Gia is an editor and a web manager for The Shaker Bison. She enjoys reading very much in her spare time with a couple candles lit and a cozy blanket. She also ha...

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