The Leopard

2019-2020 Staff

Vasilii Zhorin

Someone said “some of us born humans, and some of us take long to become them”. Vasilii Zhorin certainly not a human, he is worse than that, he is just a cog in this machine called life. Right now he is nothing, he did not...

Kamalu Vogelgesang

Kamalu was born on January 13, 2002 in Kailua, Hawaii on Oahu. Kamalu has lived in Hawaii, Washington, and moved to Utah in August of 2018. Since he was 9 Kamalu has moved 9 different times. He is the youngest of 3 siblings...

Jacob Vincent

Jacob Vincent

Jacob Vincent is a 17 year old young man from Juba, South Sudan, but was originally born in Cairo, Egypt in 2002. Jacob moved to the United States in September 2003. His family came here to live the life of better opportunities an...

Paulina Vazquez

Paulina Vazquez

I was born on May 25th, 2004 and will be turning 17 this year. I am currently a Junior and this is my second year of journalism at East High School. I was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. I’m part of a big family; I'm...

Izzy Torres

Izzy Torres is a senior at East High and currently taking his first year of journalism. He has lived his whole life in Salt Lake, and mostly has enjoyed it due to all the nice people he has met throughout the years. He like...

Janet Martinez

Janet was born on July 9th, 2002 and is therefore currently 17 years old. She is a senior at East High School for the school year of 2019-2020. Janet is proud of her family and she is Mexican American-- her parents and her ...

Elizabeth Martinez

Elizabeth Martinez is a senior at East High School starting her first year of journalism. She is 17 years old and was born on June 22, 2002 in Fort Worth, Texas. She moved to Salt Lake when she was very young and has been liv...

Maria Martinez

Hey, my name is Maria Martinez and I am a 15-year-old sophomore at East High school. I live in Salt, Lake City but was born in Tulancingo, Hidalgo, Mexico. I came to the United States at age 3 and I’ve been here for almost 1...

Carter Landeros

On February 12th,2003 in Salt Lake City Utah, Carter Landeros was born. He is 16 years old and is attending East High for his junior year. He can’t do a lot of sports and that is because he was diagnosed with epilepsy in ...

Harry Kwon

Harry Kwon is a senior here at East High, and he couldn’t be more excited about how close he is to graduating. He was born and raised in Salt Lake City, and currently lives with his father and sister. He spends his free tim...

Tori Hutchinson

Tori Hutchinson is a freshman at East High; she was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah in 2005. She has lived here her whole life and hopes to one day live out of state. Tori is 14 years old and enjoys traveling, tumbling...

Jesse Figueroa

Jesse Figueroa is a Senior at East and this is his first year in journalism. He was born on May 21, 2002 right here in Utah. He lived in West Valley City for 7 years then he moved to Salt Lake City with his mom and brother. ...

Kathleen Hernandez Lopez

Big cinnamon colored eyes gazed straight into the soul of her mother-- that’s when this new mom knew the little human in front of her was to be named Kathleen Hernandez-Lopez. She was born on May 26th, 2002 in Salt Lake City, Uta...

Autumn Dohm

Autumn is a senior at East High, this is her first time ever having anything to do with journalism other than her best friend being a shining star in the writing community. Autumn is part of the theater productions at East a...

Daffodil Buchert

Daffodil Buchert

Welcome. You’re here to read about Daffodil. Let’s make this quick. Daffodil Buchert is a Junior who avoids talking about herself, opting to talk about the possibility that she is just a figment of someone else’s imag...

Dylan Bills

Dylan Bills is a 15-year-old student at East High School. He loves to ski and skateboard with his friends. He has pretty good grades and loves to write. He has been competing in Big Mountain Skiing since he was ten years ol...

Lauren Shields

Lauren Shields was born in Salt Lake city in 2002 and today is a senior at East High School. She has lived in Salt Lake for 17 years (all her life). She enjoys playing tennis with the East High Womens Tennis Team, and was c...

Sofia Cannon

Sofia Marcela is a sarcastic optimist who loves poetry and hates when people don’t use their turn signal. She’s bilingual and although raised in several places, spent most of her childhood in Georgia with her Puerto Rican m...

Griffin Kelley

Griffin Kelley is currently in his Senior year at East High School and is in his third year of journalism, second as an advanced student. He was born on October 9, 2003 in Salt Lake City, Utah. His mother was born in New York...

Alex Campbell

Alex Campbell

Hello, my name is Alexander Campbell and I’m the editor for Arts and Entertainment in the Leopard student newspaper. I’ve been attending East for three years now, and will graduate in 2021. In my spare time I’m a varsit...

Tanya Trinidad

Tanya Trinidad

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...

Hannah Grine

Hannah Grine

Hannah Grine is a sophomore at East High School. She loves to write, paint, draw, and watch mystery shows and horror movies on Netflix. Hannah chose journalism, last year and this year, to better her writing skills, learn how to fi...

Ruby Bernier

Ruby Bernier

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

Kesha Palmer

Kesha Palmer

On April 16th, 2003 in Washington, Seattle, Kesha Palmer was born. Now she is 17  attending East High for her Senior  year. She still isn’t into many sports, but she still plays the viola. Although Utah isn’t her favorite place...

Amber Hawkes

Amber Hawkes

Amber Hawkes is a Junior at East High School. She was born in Salt Lake and moved to the San Francisco Bay, in northern California for a few years. She loves to go hiking with her friends or play with her baby brother. She has a...

Casey Hansen

Casey Hansen

CaseyHansen is 17 years old, and was born on March 26 2002. He was born and raised in Salt Lake City Utah and has lived in the same house since he was born. Casey loves to play video games such as Planet Zoo, Starcraft, and Pok...

Kayla Lien

Kayla Lien

Kayla Lien is a senior at East High School. She enjoys writing but hates writing bios and would rather die than do this. It doesn’t get any easier, no matter how many years she’s had to do this. Kayla likes intensely re...

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