The A-Blast

2022-2023 Staff

Emanuel Molla
Social Media Manager

Emanuel Molla

Sophomore Emanuel Molla is a first-year staff writer for the A-Blast.. He is also a runner for the Cross Country and Long-Distance Track teams. He plans on getting an IB diploma. In his free time, he ...

Shane Gomez
Editorials Editor

Shane Gomez

Junior Shane Gomez is the Editorials Editor. This is his second year in the position, and prior to that he was a staff writer. In his free time, he likes to hang out with friends and watch movies. He is...

Ellie Davis
Academics Editor

Ellie Davis

Senior academics editor Katherine (Ellie) Davis is in her first year on the A-blast staff. She is currently pursuing the IB diploma and is excited for the school year. In her free time she enjoys playing...

Sereene Darweish
Health Editor

Sereene Darweish

Senior Sereene Darwiesh has been on The A-Blast since freshman year. She spends her time reading and hanging out with friends, her hobbies consist of baking and painting. She enjoys watching movies, especially...

Mariamawit Endalkachew
International Editor

Mariamawit Endalkachew

Senior Mariamawit Endalkachew is in her fourth year on the A-blast staff. She is currently pursuing the IB Diploma and is excited for the school year. In her free time she enjoys playing volleyball, volunteering,...

Tyler Foti
Entertainment Editor

Tyler Foti

Senior Tyler Foti is in his fourth year on The A-Blast staff. He played soccer and basketball for Annandale last year and plans to play this year as well. In his free time, he likes to hang out with ...

Michelle Collins
Spanish Editor

Michelle Collins

Sophomore Michelle Collins is in her second year of journalism as a staff writer. She loves reading and trying new things. Outside of school she enjoys spending time with her two sisters, sleeping, and...

Lidya Teklebirhan
Staff Writer

Lidya Teklebirhan

Freshman Lidya Teklebirhan is in her first year of Journalism. She likes to spend her free time with her friends. Lidya also enjoys being around her parents and siblings. She also likes to watch movies...

Rodshi Taibayah
Staff Writer

Rodshi Taibayah

Junior Rodshi Taiyabah is known to spend her free time reading Webtoons. She is in her first year on The A-Blast staff and more importantly she spends everyday listening to a variety of Indie Pop or Korean...

Hamza Qamar
Co-Sports Editor

Hamza Qamar

Junior, Hamza Qamar is in his second year on The A-Blast. He is currently working his way toward an IB Diploma. He is also starting his club called "Service for Humanity" and is also part of many other...

Aya Al-Ariqi
Co In-Depth Editor

Aya Al-Ariqi

Junior Aya Al-Ariqi is in her second year on the A-Blast staff. She is currently in Green Atoms and Key Club. This year, she plans to join the English Honor Society among other clubs and activitie...

Jason Perloff
Co-Sports Editor

Jason Perloff

Sophomore Jason Perloff is in his first year of The A-Blast and plans to be for the remainder of his high school career. He enjoys watching sports like football and basketball but also loves to play sports. ...

Emily Hawkins
Co In-Depth Editor

Emily Hawkins

Junior, Emily Hawkins (she/her) is in her second year of journalism. Last year she was the Art’s editor for The A-Blast. She is currently the Treasurer for key club and plans to join English Honor Society...

David Sewall
Editor in Chief

David Sewall

Senior David Sewall is the Editor in Chief of The A-Blast. This is his third year on staff, he previously worked as the Sports Editor and as a Staff Writer. He is currently pursuing the IB Diploma. He run...

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