2016-2017 Staff

Eric Friedli

Eric Friedli is an eighth grader and columnist for The Horizon Sun. He has been at Horizon Honors for two years and in Journalism for one year. He enjoys photography like his father and hopes to pursue that interest in Journalis...

Mya Smith

Mya Smith is a ninth grader at Horizon Honors and plans to strive to be the best columnist she can be this year. Smith has been going to Horizon Honors for two years, and this is her first year in Journalism. It is her favori...

Vanyssa Haug

Vanyssa Haug is a senior at Horizon Honors going into her second and final year at the school and her first as an editor of The Horizon Sun. She is planning to attend Arizona State University after graduation and major in Compute...

Pradyoth Velagapudi

Pradyoth Velagapudi is a junior at Horizon Honors and managing editor for The Horizon Sun. When he’s not hard at work as an editor, he’s either nose deep in a good book or hanging out with his friends. In his spare time, he ...

Haylee Haupt

Haylee Haupt is a junior in her fifth year at Horizon and is a first-year columnist. She spends most of her free time writing, filming, and taking photos of friends as well as family portraits. She also loves to lie around wa...

Hannah Browning

Hannah Browning is a senior in her third year as a part of The Horizon Sun. She is excited to be the Editor of Campus Life again after taking a break from the newspaper during junior year. Journalism is her favorite class because...

Ethan Hurlburt

Ethan Hurlburt is currently a sophomore at Horizon Honors in his ninth year at the school and is beginning his second year of Journalism as a columnist. He shares a passion for writing alongside the other columnists, and is ex...

Aidan Greger

Aidan Greger is an eighth grader and a columnist for The Horizon Sun. This is Greger’s first year at Horizon Honors and in Journalism. Greger enjoys all of his classes, especially Guitar 1-2. He has been playing the guitar fo...

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, ...

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...

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...

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...