Staff

Julien Padillo

Grade: 12

Position: Editor-in-Chief

Favorite Class: English

Interesting Fact: I am from the Philippines and was born in Denver, Colorado

I am a writer and the Entertainment editor for The Voice, and also had a hand in designing the new logo. She has been participating in her school newspaper since the sixth grade with no intent on stopping any time soon. I also participate in orchestra and symphony, and have an overall affinity for the creative arts. Animation will always hold a place in my heart (you can come talk to me about cartoons anytime!). In the future, I hope to pursue a career in communications and sociology.

 

Christina McFadden

Grade: 11 

Position: Managing Editor

Favorite Class: English and Economics

Interesting Fact: Former vegetarian

My name is Christina McFadden and I am currently a junior at Perkiomen Valley High School. In my free time I babysit, volunteer locally, and work at Wegmans. I am also involved in Key Club and Link Crew at school. My passion for writing has progressively developed over the past years as it is something I really enjoy. I am so excited to use my leadership, organizational, and writing skills to be the managing editor of The Voice for the 2017-18 school year.

 

Madeline (Maddie) Krentz

Position: News Editor

Grade: 11

Favorite Class: Social Studies

Interesting Fact: I love chickpeas

I’m Maddie Krentz and I’m excited to be the News Editor for the Voice 2017 – 2018 school year. I’m busy with water polo and swimming most of the time but when I have free time I like to hike, write, draw or read. I also work at the Skippack Pool and the high school as a lifeguard/swim lesson instructor. I joined the Voice because I want to use my writing skills to inform the school and have fun! Hope you read our work soon.

Cole Taylor

Grade: 12

Position: Opinions Editor

Favorite Class: AP European History

Interesting Fact: I ran into a car when I took the training wheels off my bicycle

My name is Cole Taylor and this is my first year writing for the PV Voice. Regardless, I am on the school’s debate team, specifically as a Lincoln-Douglas debater and judge. When I am not doing schoolwork I am either listening to music or reading up on history. Eventually, I hope to go onto law school and become a litigation lawyer after getting my degree in history. Currently, I have one brother in the US Army Corps of Engineers and another who will hopefully be attending West Point next year to which I wish him the best of luck.

 

Ariel Levin

Grade: 11

Position: Entertainment Editor

Favorite Class: Global Studies

Interesting Fact: My favorite food is ramen

My name is Ariel Levin and I am currently a junior at Perkiomen Valley High School. I am in Klub, otherwise known as K-Pop dance club with my friends. In my free time, I like to watch anime and read manga, as well as watch youtube videos. I want to be a veterinarian when I’m older. I have doubled up on science classes since my freshman year. My colleges of choice are Ursinus and Cornell. I love writing and reading, and hope to interest you with many topics throughout this year. My wish is to provide pure entertainment to all the people in the PVHS community. I am so excited to use my skills and interests to be the 2017-18 as the Entertainment Editor for the PV Voice.

Abby Young

Grade: 11

Position: Sports Editor

Favorite Subject: History & Economics

Random Fact: My favorite food is peanut butter

My name is Abby Young and I have the privilege of being the editor of the sports section of The Voice. Two of my favorite things are writing and sports, so I am so happy to be continuing both of those interests on a public platform. This is my first year with The Voice, but I also participate in Link Crew, FCA, orchestra, and the girls tennis team. My other hobbies include fishing, hiking, and spending time with friends.

Emily Jenison

Grade: 12

Position: Photography Editor

Favorite Class: Social Studies

Interesting Fact: I am learning Mandarin and Korean

Hello, my name is Emily Jenison and I am a senior at Perkiomen Valley High School. During my free time I like to play piano, volleyball, and draw. Being a part of Key Club and Take Action help me meet new people and better the community. Photography is my greatest passion and taking pictures for The Voice allows me to express myself, while learning about events happening around the school.

Olivia Scott

Grade: 12 

Position: Support Editor

Favorite Class: Computer Science

Interesting Fact: I absolutely love beans

Hey! My name is Olivia Scott and I am a senior at Perkiomen Valley High School. I’ve been with The Voice since my sophomore year and couldn’t be happier to be working with my friend Emily Jenison as a Support Photography Editor this year. I absolutely love photography and all of the things it has allowed me to experience and capture throughout my time at PV. During my free time I love going to concerts, conducting photoshoots, traveling as much as I can, keeping up with all of my favorite shows, and hanging out with my friends.

Ryan Shayer

Grade: 12

Position: Senior Copy Editor

Favorite class: Math

Interesting Fact: N/A

My name is Ryan and I have been writing for The Voice since last year. I started off as a contributor but soon became an editor. I like to write about sports and anything relating to life at the high school. I joined the newspaper because I really like writing and I wanted to find out if journalism would be fun and interesting. I have played tennis for the school since Freshman year and I also participate in Rotary Interact and Link Crew.