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2021-2022 Staff

Jamie Legh (she/her)
Reporter

Jamie Legh (she/her)

Jamie is a junior at Niwot and a reporter for the Green and Black. She runs and swims competitively for Niwot. She joined the newspaper so she could share an inside scoop on programs inside the school that aren’t usually recognized....

Jeremy Gillett (he/him)
Reporter

Jeremy Gillett (he/him)

Jeremy is a junior in the IB Diploma Program and a reporter for the Green and Black. He is part of the Niwot's cross country and track teams. Outside of school, he enjoys running, hiking, rock climbing, and playing chess.

Prakriti KC (she/her)
Photographer

Prakriti KC (she/her)

Prakriti KC is a senior at Niwot High School who has many passions such as photography, robotics, and speech and debate. She was born in Nepal and moved to the United States when she was three years old. After graduating high...

Noelani Frazier (she/her)
Cartoonist

Noelani Frazier (she/her)

Noelani is a senior at Niwot and a cartoonist on the paper. She loves collecting plants and pins and having a spending habit on coffee. Art is a true passion of Noelani's, creating characters and stories is what she loves! Noelani...

Daniela Garcia (she/her)
Cartoonist

Daniela Garcia (she/her)

Dani Garcia is a cartoonist at the Green and Black newspaper. She loves to create art, it’s one of her biggest passions. She's been creating art since she was a little kid and she feels honored to share her art with everyone....

Sara Taylor (she/her)
Content Editor

Sara Taylor (she/her)

Sara Taylor is a freshman at Niwot high school, and one of the content editors for The Green and Black. She is an avid Girl Scout, reader and Marvel fan who wants a better world for everyone. Sara often hangs out with her two...

Shefali Joshi (she/her)
Reporter/Photographer

Shefali Joshi (she/her)

Shefali is a freshman at Niwot. She's a reporter and photographer for the Green + Black this year. She really enjoys taking pictures of random things in my free time (she sees it as a fun hobby). She also writes. A Lot. She's...

Lauren Hendershot (she/her)
Head of Sports Department/Columnist

Lauren Hendershot (she/her)

Lauren is a junior at Niwot and the head sports reporter at the Green and Black. She is also the author of the column “Stress Reading.” Her favorite activities are running, reading, and watching Netflix. Lauren loves a good...

Cayden Justice (she/her)
Reporter/Photographer

Cayden Justice (she/her)

Cayden is a sophomore at Niwot and a reporter and photographer for the Green and Black. She loves sharing the things she is passionate about with the student body through her writing and photography. Outside of working for the Green and Black, Cayden runs cross country for N...

Sadie Connolly (she/her)
Political Journalist

Sadie Connolly (she/her)

Sadie is a senior at Niwot and is the head political journalist for the Green and Black. She enjoys political writing, especially with her interests in Theory of Knowledge working with bias and perspectives in journalism and writing....

Jacie Zou (she/her)
Photographer/Content Editor

Jacie Zou (she/her)

Jacie is a junior at Niwot. She is a photographer and content editor for the Green and Black. She enjoys reading, running, snowboarding, and biking. She also plays viola and piano and loves composing music. In her free time you will find her reading or playing games with her...

Sarah Perkins (she/her)
Reporter/Photographer

Sarah Perkins (she/her)

Sarah is a sophomore at Niwot. She runs cross country and track and plays the cello in the orchestra at Niwot. Some of her other hobbies include skiing, backpacking, hiking, and biking. ...

Emma Ortiz (she/her)
Reporter/Photographer

Emma Ortiz (she/her)

Emma is a freshman at Niwot and a reporter and photographer for the Green & Black. She often spends her time hanging out with friends, writing songs, or watching TV. She's excited to be a part of the Green and Black!

Riley Justice RJ (she/her)
Independent Journalist

Riley Justice “RJ” (she/her)

RJ is a senior and independent journalist at The Green and Black. She spends most of her time watching Netflix shows about teenagers, writing romance stories, and listening to Swedish hip hop. She also has a penchant for ardent...

Chloe Els (she/her)
International Journliast/Columnist

Chloe Els (she/her)

Chloe Els is an international journalist and columnist for the Green and Black. When she isn’t writing articles, she participates in Mock Trial, Diversify Our Narrative, and writes books for fun.

Mercer Stauch (he/him)
International Journalist/Website Editor

Mercer Stauch (he/him)

Mercer is an IB Senior at Niwot High School. He participates in track and cross country, Environmental Club, and the drama program, outside of his work on the newspaper. He likes to talk about interesting and challenging topics...

Josh Ludski-Lee (he/him)
Co-Editor-in-Chief

Josh Ludski-Lee (he/him)

Josh is a junior at Niwot and Co-Editor-in-Chief of the G&B alongside Sydney. He looks forward to seeing how far the newspaper can go through leadership and mentoring. Josh is interested in Journalism, Design, and Politics....

Claire Jensen (she/they)
Photographer/Content Editor

Claire Jensen (she/they)

Claire is a freshman content editor and photographer for the Green and Black newspaper. She loves photography and wanted to try out an editing position this year. However, Claire's dream is to become a pediatric occupational therapist,...

Angela Wu (she/her)
Content/Website Editor

Angela Wu (she/her)

Angela Wu is a junior who does content and website editing for the Green and Black. Angela likes to go hiking in the Rocky Mountains as well as compete in Mock Trial and stay involved at the Innovation Center.

Emma Correll (she/her)
Columnist

Emma Correll (she/her)

Emma is a junior at Niwot and a Columnist for the Green and Black. She loves creative writing and has decided to test her skills by being on the newspaper! She brings readers monthly mental health reminders to encourage others...

Madee Engel (she/her)
Columnist

Madee Engel (she/her)

Madee Engel is a Freshman at Niwot. She's from Arizona and now lives in Longmont. She loves basketball, which she's been playing for 8 years. She also loves to travel and has been to about half of the 50 states. Her favorite places...

Isabella Benson (she/her)
Columnist

Isabella Benson (she/her)

Isabella is a freshman with a passion for reading & writing. Her dream is to become an author when she's older and to publish fiction novels for the world. She is a columnist who will be doing book recommendations for the Green & Black. She was born and raised in Col...

Lyric Bishop (he/they)
Cartoonist/Reporter

Lyric Bishop (he/they)

Lyric Bishop is a junior at Niwot High. They joined the paper as a cartoonist and a reporter to become more engaged with the school while doing something they’re passionate about. They grew up reading tons of comics with their...

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