THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

2019-2020 Staff

Serra Sowers

Editor-in-Chief

Serra Sowers is a senior in the IB program here at SHS and is thrilled to head The Seminole Newspaper this year. She looks forward to delivering top news and growing the publication and staff. When she is not investigating the...

Samantha Flaute

Print Manager

Samantha Flaute is an ambitious and driven 16-year-old International Baccalaureate junior at Seminole High School. In addition to her studies, she is the Print Manager for the Seminole Newspaper. In her free time, Samantha writes,...

Laila Rahbari

Online Manager

At 15 years old, Laila Rahbari is a 10th grade International Baccalaureate student, and one of the many wonderful editors for the Seminole Newspaper. Laila is a feminist, activist, student, filmmaker, actress, and athlete. At...

Jessica Ty

Photography Manager

Jessica Ty is a senior in the IB program. She is the Photography Manager, and this is her second year on staff. She's excited to tell her story through her photos this year. She loves all sorts of tea: sweet tea, boba tea, Thai...

Suhaib Hasan

Business Manager

In the wise words of Dwight Kurt Schrute, “Three words: hard working, alpha male, jackhammer, merciless, insatiable," that is how Suhaib Hasan describes himself. Suhaib is an IB senior, and this is his second year on the staff...

Michelle Arshad

Head of Podcasts

Michelle Arshad is a Senior at Seminole and this is her second year with the Seminole Newspaper staff. Outside of school and newspaper and does freelance writing. She is an activist for mental health and racial equality, as well...

Omar Syed

Editor

Omar Syed is a senior and second editor for the Seminole Newspaper. Omar is passionate about his love for oranges and for Dwyane Wade. In his free time, he enjoys playing and watching basketball with his close friends. He hopes...

Shafana Mohammad

Editor

Shafana Mohammad is a junior in the IB program. This is her third year on staff and is excited to contribute to the Seminole Newspaper this year as a copy editor. In her free time, she enjoys spending time out with her friends...

Yashaswini Meduri

Editor

Yashaswini Meduri is a senior in the IB program this year. This is her second year on the staff and she is extremely excited to be an editor. When she is not writing for the Seminole Newspaper, you'll most likely find her painting,...

Anusha Sikand

Reporter

Anusha Sikand is a senior in the IB program. This is her first year on the Newspaper staff as a reporter and is excited to write very interesting and informative articles for Seminole. She loves to play the piano, watch tv and...

Kruthi Munugeti

Reporter

Kruthi Munugeti is a sophomore in Seminole High School. She is very determined and is eager to spread news. Born a natural leader, reporter Kruthi Munugeti is ecstatic to be on the Seminole Newspaper this year.

Gwyneth Katker

Photographer

Gwyneth Katker is a photographer for the Seminole Newspaper. This is her second year on staff and she is a sophomore. She loves people and animals, especially her two dogs, but she is also very happy to be on staff. Her favorite...

Izma Shakil

Photographer

Izma Shakil is a photographer this year. She is an IB junior and it’s her second year on the newspaper staff and she is super excited to be involved. Izma is usually painting, playing sports and being adventurous with her friends....

Jennifer Schmid

Photographer

Jennifer Schmid is a junior at Seminole High and is a photographer for The Seminole Newspaper. She has a passion for the art of photography and is excited to share her passion with the student body. In her free time, Jennifer...

Usman Khan

Designer

Usman Khan is a senior in the International Baccalaureate program at Seminole High School. This is his first year on The Seminole Newspaper and he is the videographer/video editor for the staff. His rising interest for video editing...

Shea Brandau

Design Manager

Shea Brandau is a junior in the IB program and it is her second year on the Seminole Newspaper staff. She is a designer/reporter and is looking forward to an amazing year! In her free time, Shea plays volleyball, travels, and...