The Leopard

2016-2017 Staff

Bryan Medina

Bryan Medina

Bryan Medina is 14 years old and his birthday is on March 27, 2002 he goes to East High School. Bryan is a really active guy and likes to play sports and hangout with friends. He plays on a soccer team called Cobras and his position...

Cesar Velazavez

Cesar Velazavez

Cesar Velazquez was born on April 28th, 2002. He is the son of Ricardo Velazquez and Sonia Lamas. Cesar is now 14 and a freshman at East High School. His favorite subjects are Science, History and Math. In his free time, Cesar...

Per Kaw

Per Kaw

Per Kaw is 14 years old and is a freshman at East High. His birthday is December 6, 2001. His parents were born in Burma, but he was born in Thailand. They later on moved to America in 2007. He has been living in the U.S. for...

Sam Skurnik

Sam Skurnik

Sam Skurnik was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He lived there for about three months before moving to Toronto, Canada. At the age of six, he moved to Charlottesville, Virginia. In the summer of 2011, he moved to Salt Lake City....

Cameron Kelsey

Cameron Kelsey is currently a sophomore at East High School. He is writing for the opinion section of the East High newspaper, The Leopard. Cameron loves to write and he has been interested in photo and print journalism for some...

Randy Perez

Randy Perez

Randy E. Perez was born on October 26, 1998. He was born in Salt Lake City, UT. This is his first year in Journalism and he joined because he has always believed that words carried the power to move, inspire, and educate people....

Eliza Floisand

Eliza Floisand

Eliza Floisand was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on March 16, 1999. She was an adventurous child who was constantly searching for the treasure chests, princesses, and castles that she had heard about in all her fairy tale books.She...

Mia Girardi

Mia Girardi

On August 27th, Mia Girardi was welcomed into her home by her mom, dad, her older sister, and two rambunctious Labradors. She immediately had a love for animals, which has continued throughout her life. When she is not studying...

Kristi Harris

Kristi Harris

One of Kristi Harris’s favorite things to do is write. Her favorite sport to play is basketball, however, her favorite sport to watch is football. She played on a Junior Jazz team while attending Clayton Middle School. Born...

Kenan Mehmedovic

Kenan Mehmedovic

This is Kenan Mehmedovic. He was born in Bosnia. He is 17 years old. He was born on May 11th, 1999. He is a Senior at East High School. His goal for this year is to graduate from East High School. His favorite thing to do in his...

Valentin Naranjo

Valentin Naranjo

Valentin Naranjo is a East High School Junior who is planning to graduate in 2018. Valentin was born to a family of 7 as the youngest of his 3 brothers and only sister. He is of Hispanic descent and who prides himself in who...

Kayla Lien

Kayla Lien

Kayla Lien is a freshman here at East High for the 2016-2017 school year and will be graduating in the class of 2020. Starting out at Clayton Middle, she’s completed two years of journalism. Kayla is a writer in Opinions and...

Petisili Tuai

Petisili Tuai

Peti is a freshman at East and is part of the class of 2020. Her birthday is October 7th. During her free time, she loves being with her nieces and nephews. Peti is full Tongan and currently lives in the United States, however she was born ...

Rosie Laulu

Rosie Laulu

Rosie is a senior at East high and is the editor for the Opinion section. She plays softball and volleyball and is on the volleyball team here at East. Rosie is also the youngest in her family and as of right now, the last one...

Emma Flood

Emma Flood

As a junior at East, this is Emma Flood’s first year in journalism (and at the school). She’s super excited to be writing about arts and entertainment because she loved being a part of the arts when she was younger and particularly...

Perla Equihua

Perla Equihua

Perla Equihua is a writer for Art and Entertainment section. Perla was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. In her free time, she liked reading and writing. She’s also involved with human videos at her church and they even made it...

Aliya Lewis

Aliya Lewis

Aliya Lewis is a fourteen year old freshman, a member of the class of 2020. She is originally from California. This is Aliya’s first year in journalism and she is writing for the Arts and Entertainment section for the school...

Karina Lopez

Karina Lopez

Karina Lopez is an Arts & Entertainment writer and editor in Journalism. She is a senior at East High School and this is her first year writing for the paper. Her motivation for joining was not only to increase her writing ...

Tiana Dimmick

Tiana Dimmick

This is Tiana’s first year in journalism. She is a freshman at East High School and decided to take this class because she loves both reading and writing. Some of her interests include playing the piano, reading, and being an...

Htoo Htoo

Htoo Htoo

Htoo Htoo is in her first year of journalism at East High and she is one of the reporters for the student life portion of the paper. Htoo Htoo was born in Burma, however she is from Thailand. Her parents came to America because they...

Tiare Mitchell

Tiare Mitchell

  This is Tiare Mitchell . She is the editor for the Student Life portion of the school paper. While this is her first year of high school journalism, she has had previous experience with writing for a paper during middle...

Meya Smith

Meya Smith

Meya Smith was born November 13, 2000 in Salt Lake City, Utah. As a child, she lived in Rose Park and now resides in Poplar Grove. She enjoys reading realistic fiction as well as writing stories. She is currently a Sophomore at Eas...

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