2012-2013 Staff

Natori Cruz

Natori is in grade 11 and an editor for the Horizon Sun. It is her third year writing for the newspaper and is eager to continue to do so. Natori is 16 years old and in mostly honors classes. This is also her third year at...

Daisy Valentin

Daisy, senior, grew up in Arizona and California. She faced the difficulties of constantly changing schools, and never staying in one place.  She believes that there is nothing more important than family. Along with two wonderful...

Christi Britt

Mrs. Britt has been a teacher at Horizon Honors for 12 years, and has been the adviser for The Horizon Sun since its founding in 2009. Along with Journalism and Honors Journalism, she also teaches Mythology, English 11, and AP L...

Anja Asato

Anja is a senior at Horizon Honors, and this is her third year in journalism. Anja originally started in journalism to become more confident in writing. Anja progressed from columnist to News Editor, and this year she is the Edi...

Devin Jones

Devin is an aspiring photographer and journalist with plans to go to Northern Arizona University once he completes high school.  He then plans to pursue his lifelong dream of writing for Game Informer magazine, mixing his pass...

Marty Rhey

Marty is a Senior at Horizon Honors, and is in his fourth year attending the school. Marty has been enrolled in Journalism for the entirety of that time, starting as a columnist, then moving up to Sports Editor, then becoming...

Ethan Price

Ethan Price has been going to Horizon since kindergarten.  He is a junior this year and is an Associate editor for the Features, Extras and Entertainment section of the Horizon Sun. He has an interest in science classes and enjoys...

Evan Rosser

Evan Rosser is currently a Junior in Horizon Honors High School. Evan has been attending Horizon Honors for 11 years now, since kindergarten.  He has been in journalism for two years, starting as a columnist and now works as...

Carter Robinson

Carter is a senior at Horizon Honors and has been attending the school for 14 years. She is currently in her second year of journalism and is the Sports Editor. Originally joining the class with the hope of getting more writing...

Jaime Faulkner

Jaime, grade 11, is a first-year Journalism student. She wanted to take the class to help it progress as a course and improve her writing, as well as assist other students in developing their journalistic skills. She plans on...

Tiara Chakkaw

Tiara is currently a 16-year-old in grade 11 who has attended Horizon Honors since fifth grade. On weekends she works as a waitress at her family-owned restaurant, Thai Basil Chandler.  As a hobby, Tiara figure skates and is...

Alex Dockery

 Alex, grade 12, has been at Horizon Honors since her freshman year. Her experience at Horizon Honors has truly impacted her and has taught her about the payoff of hard work. Her most memorable year of high school was Fre...

Josh Taylor

Josh is currently one of the Senior staff members at The Horizon Sun. While he is known to show passion for all things, he is known among his friends especially for his love of music and his encyclopedic knowledge of Sta...

Kai Farley

Kai is in grade 10 and is a 3-4 columnist and journalism student. She is from Huntington Beach, California and has been attending Horizon Honors for four years. She wants to continue writing for the Horizon Sun throughout her...

Aaron Ruacho

Aaron is a 17-year-old Senior. This is his third year as a Journalism student and columnist. Aaron joined Journalism because he was placed in it when he switched schools, and he never left. He continues to take the course because...

Alexis Griffin

Alexis is a 15-year-old Sophomore at Horizon Honors. This is her fourth year attending the school, and second year in Journalism. She found a new love for Journalism after her first year in the course, and plans on cont...

Colton Peters

Colton Peters, grade 12, is one of the newest columnists at The Horizon Sun. Like many others his age, he enjoys playing video game online with his friends, but he also enjoys playing Magic: The Gathering, Dungeons and Dragons,...