The Leopard

2018-2019 Staff

Mason Thomas

Co-Editor-in-Chief

Mason Thomas was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on August 10th 2001. He lived there with his two older brothers Marshall and Mitchell, along with his mom and dad. Masons family moved to salt lake city in the summer of 2009 and ...

Meya Smith

Co-Editor-in-Chief

Meya Smith is entering her senior year as Co-Editor-In-Chief, along with Mason Thomas. Throughout Meya’s years in journalism, she has been Editor-in-Chief for two years. She is excited for journalism and all of the changes th...

Kayla Lien

Opinion Editor and Student Life Editor

The lights turn on, cameras focus on a blinking, dazed and tired girl. She coughs, for no reason but to clear the air. “Kayla Lien is a 16-year-old Junior, and is the Opinions and Editorials Editor along with the Student Life Edi...

Casey Hansen

News Editor

Casey Hansen was born on March 26, 2002, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Casey has lived in Utah his whole life and has never moved to a different house. If Casey could live anywhere in the world, he would live in one of three places. Th...

Noah Hamula

Sports Editor

Noah is a senior at East high. He plays varsity lacrosse and enjoys other sports like basketball and football. He enjoys the outdoors because it makes him feel at peace. Something he likes to do in the outdoors includes mounta...

Griffin Kelley

Opinion Writer

Griffin Kelley is currently in his sophomore year at East High School and is in beginning journalism. He was born on October 9, 2003, in Salt Lake City, Utah. His mother was born in New York and moved around the country her en...

Alex Campbell

Opinion Writer

Alex Campbell is 15, and was born in Salt Lake City in 2003. He is attending East High School as a sophomore for the 2018-2019 school year, for the graduating class of 2021. He moved to California and Oregon for a year and a hal...

Tanya Trinidad

Opinion Writer

Tanya Trinidad is currently a sophomore at East high school. This is her first year in journalism, and she hopes to speak out and give light to important social issues. She loves to paint, write poetry, take pictures, and read...

Ruby Bernier

Opinion Writer

Ruby Bernier is currently a sophomore at East High School and is in her first year of journalism. She is 15 and was born on December 18, 2002 in Salt Lake City, Utah, and has lived in Utah her whole life. Ruby enjoys learning and ...

Kesha Palmer

Opinion Writer

On April 16th, 2003 in Washington, Seattle, Kesha Palmer was born. Now she is 15 attending East High for her sophomore year. She isn’t into many sports, but she is still in orchestra and plays the viola. Although Utah isn’t...

Cesar Hernandez

News Writer

Cesar was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico on February 12, 2003. But when he was two he and his parents moved to Utah for a better life. He is the oldest of three siblings, one brother (Kevin) and two sisters (Kimberly and...

Sariah Williams

News Writer

Sariah Williams is a sophomore at East High School. She is 15 years old born on January 2, 2003. Sariah enjoys music, zombies, hanging out with friends and horror movies. She likes to go on walks with her brother, she also likes...

Hannah Grine

News Writer

Hannah Grine was born in Los Angeles, California. When she was almost two years old she moved to Houston, Texas. She lived there for seven years before moving to Utah. She has one little brother, Brody. Hannah has two pets, a c...

Amber Hawkes

News Writer

Amber Hawkes is a sophomore at East High, she was born in Salt Lake City in 2003. In 2013 she moved to the San Francisco Bay, in northern California and lived there from 4th grade until 9th grade. She loves architecture, hiking,...

Isaac Behunin

Sports Writer

Isaac Behunin is a 17 year old from Salt Lake City, UT. He's lived here his whole life, but hopes to one day live out of state. Isaac loves everything that has to do with sports. Anytime he can play basketball or football, he's doi...

Cayden Young

Sports Writer

Cayden Young is an eighteen year old boy that lives in Salt Lake City, UT, in the Harvard-Yale area. He was born in Provo, UT to two beautiful human beings: Michael Young, and Harmony Young.  He spent his early childhood in Le...

Canyon Barber

Sports Writer

Canyon Barber was born on May 19, 2001 which means his birth stone is the emerald. He was always a short child until he grew 7 inches in 2 years now he’s about average height. He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah but he is 50% b...

Kaitlyn Johnson

Sports Writer

Kaitlyn Johnson is in her first year of highschool. She is from Utah and born in Salt Lake City. Her favorite sport is wrestling. She enjoys wresling because she believes its a noble like sport. She was born on December 8, 200...

Sofia Cannon

Arts and Entertainment Editor

Sofia is a junior at East High School. She moved to Salt Lake in October last year, and has gone to  East ever since. She has moved about a lot, but loves the Salt Lake City area. She thinks that there are a lot of fun things t...

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