2015-2016 Staff

Caroline Lilleoer

Columnist Caroline Lilleoer is an exchange student from Denmark. She is a junior and came to the school in September. She is staying one year at Horizon Honors. The goal of this year is to understand American culture from the insid...

Diana Gamez

Seventh grader Diana Gamez has been at Horizon Honors for three years, and this is her first year in Journalism 1-2. When she’s older, she is planning to go abroad to Europe and just enjoy life as much as she can. When she pl...

Jenny Park

Jennifer Park has been attending Horizon Honors for eight years; she is in seventh grade and is 12-years-old. She enjoys playing “League of Legends,” listening to music, watching anime, and reading manga; her favorite foo...

Taylor Terreri

Taylor Terreri is the Features and Extras editor at The Horizon Sun. She started taking journalism her first year at Horizon Honors as a freshman because she enjoys writing and has always been interesting in the subject. Terreri ...

Kelleigh Hogan

Kelleigh Hogan is a senior at Horizon Honors, starting her fourth year at Horizon Honors and as a part of its journalism program. It is that journalism program that she is especially grateful for since it has improved her confi...

Addy Bennett

Addy Bennett is a senior in her eleventh year at Horizon Honors and is excited to continue as the Editor-in-Chief in her sixth year of Journalism. Bennett spends her free time embroidering, crocheting, knitting, playing video games, ...

Leilani Rickertsen

Leilani Rickertsen is a seventh grader attending her first year at Horizon Honors. She joined Journalism for her love of writing; one thing she likes to write about is issues that are going around the world. She enjoys soccer, w...

Mackenzie Visnansky

Mackenzie Visnansky is a seventh grader at Horizon Honors starting her first year in Journalism. Visnansky has been attending Horizon Honors for 1½ years and is coming up on her second full year at the school. She chose Journa...

Maritza Ramirez

Maritza Ramirez is a seventh grader at Horizon Honors who loves photography. She has been very passionate about photography ever since the fourth grade. From the day, she got a camera, she has never been able to put it down. This ...

Olivia Doyle

Olivia Doyle is a seventh grader attending her second year at Horizon Community Learning Center. This is her first year in Horizon Honors’ journalism program, but so far she already knows she belongs here: it is her favorit...

Sophia Selin

Sophia Selin is in seventh grade, and this is her first year at Horizon Honors. Because of that, she was terrified about starting at a new school but immediately felt comfortable in journalism. She was born in Copenhagen, Den...

Tommy Billings

Tommy Billings is an 11-year-old and in seventh grade. He enjoys hanging out with his friends; watching YouTube; and playing basketball, golf, and volleyball. This young man has been going to Horizon Honors since kindergarten and p...

Zoe Slagel

Zoe Slagel is an eighth grader eager to learn about people’s opinions on life and to improve her writing. She is 13-years-old and ready to make her mark on the world. She can be shy at first, but once she warms up to you, s...

Jake Matise

Jake Matise is entering his third year at Horizon Honors and third year as a part of The Horizon Sun. After taking Journalism 3-4 last year, Matise really enjoyed it and is excited for his first year as Sports Editor. He is ready f...

Ilaria Cobb

Ilaria Cobb is attending her first year at Horizon Honors as a freshman. She is an active member in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Wilderness Club, Protect Our Environment Club, and Key Club at Horizon Honors. Outside of s...

A.J. Green

Adrion Green Jr., or as he prefers A.J., is 12-years-old and in the seventh grade, attending his first year at Horizon Honors. He joined journalism to learn how to become a better writer. His favorite food is Ramen, and he will most...

Kelleigh Hogan

Kelleigh Hogan is a junior at Horizon Honors, meaning it is her third year at Horizon Honors and in its journalism program. It is that journalism program that she cannot be more grateful for as it has improved her confidence ...

Addy Bennett

Addy Bennett is a freshman in her eighth year at Horizon. Journalism has been a very big portion of her life, and she is very excited about her prospects with Editor of Student Life as her newest role. Bennett is a legitimate...

Sammi Tester

Sammi Tester, Editor of Student Opinion, is a sophomore, and this is her second year at Horizon Honors. Her favorite subject in school is English, and she strives to learn something new every day. In her spare time, Tester likes...

Selina Fluty

Selina Fluty is a senior at Horizon Honors. She has been at Horizon Honors since kindergarten. This is her sixth year in Journalism and her fourth year on the leadership team and her first as Editor-in-Chief. Fluty is excited to help the up...

Joseph Grosjean

Joseph Grosjean is a senior, and the 2015-2016 school year marks his thirteenth and final year at Horizon Honors. This is his second year in journalism, and he is currently the Editor of Photography for “The Horizon Sun.” He e...

Jake Matise

Jake Matise is entering his second year at Horizon Honors and second as a part of the Journalism team. After taking Journalism 1-2 last year, Matise really enjoyed it and is glad to be back for another year. He is excited for...

Cooper Brown

Cooper Brown is currently participating in his last year of government-mandated high school education. This is his 13th year at Horizon Honors, meaning he is an official member of the so-called “Kinder Gang.” Brown has pr...

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...

Arlayna Schooley

Arlayna Schooley is a junior, attending her third year at Horizon Honors and in its journalism program. For the past three years, Arlayna's love for journalism has continued to grow since her first day in freshman year. Starting ...