Intercept

Intercept

2019-2020 Staff

Irene Chang

Team Leader and Staff Editor

Irene Chang is from San Ramon, California. She is a rising junior studying journalism and psychology at Northwestern University. She enjoys writing and investigative journalism โ€” she won the 2019 Howell Essay Contest for writin...

Louis Tonkovich

Staff Writer

Louis Tonkovich is a rising high school senior from Orange County, California. He enjoys reading and listening to music, and is passionate about social and economic justice. He is interested in pursuing journalism in the futu...

Diego Garcia

Staff Writer

Diego Garcia, formerly from Spain, is a rising high school junior living in Toulouse, France. He is trilingual in English, French and Spanish, and was taught British English in school. His interests include biking and soccer. He i...

Michelle Lee

Staff Writer

Michelle Lee, a rising sophomore, attends international school in South Korea. She is a committed athlete, competing throughout the year in track and cross-country. Michelle enjoys creative writing but is also interested in nonfi...

Audrey Hwang

Staff Writer

Audrey Hwang is a rising high school freshman who attends American school in Taipei, Taiwan. She has brought a fresh perspective to Team Intercept with her extensive experience living all over the world โ€” from the Bay Area to ...

Malena Solin

Staff Writer

Malena Solin is a rising high school senior from Marin, California. She loves to sing, write and tutor younger students, as well as read all kinds of novels. She is passionate about education, and enjoys learning about other com...

Mara Dumitru

Staff Writer

A Romanian formerly living in Germany, Mara Dumitru has been living in the Bay Area for over a year now. She is a rising senior at the German International School of Silicon Valley and loves all things fashion and style โ€” tr...

Katie Vandermel

Staff Writer

Katie Vandermel is a rising junior from New York City and has been living on the East Coast her whole life, but could see herself on the West Coast at some point. When Katie is not writing, she is listening to music, swimming...

Janice Ha

Staff Writer

Janice Ha is a rising high school sophomore from Santa Clarita, California. She is a staff writer in her journalism class, and she also writes for the school newspaper. She loves journalism because she thinks it is a creative...

Lydia Zhou

Staff Writer

Lydia Zhou is a rising sophomore from San Diego, California. She goes to La Jolla Country Day School. She is a staff writer and part of the school newspaper club. She enjoys writing and broadcasting. For Lydia, words can have...

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