Oakton Outlook

2018-2019 Staff

Jacob Rutzick

I am a Senior at Oakton and I write for the Outlook because I enjoy voicing my opinion about hot topic issues. The Outlook is a great publisher that more people should follow and read. I am also interested in economics and finance,...

Payton Wozny

Hi, I’m Payton Wozny. I am a junior this year, and this is my third year as an Outlook staff member. This will be my second year on the editorial board, and I’m super excited for another great year. I like investigative jour...

Brendan Bellingham

Starting my fourth year in journalism I plan to cover student athletics and technology news. The school newspaper has provided a great community of writers to progress my writing abilities.

Abudukadier Zainaipuguli

Hi, My name is Abudukadier Zainaipuguli.  My hobby is reading, mostly fiction. I run on weekends. I'm interested in politics. I like to write about entertainment and sports.

Sara Boddie

My name is Sara Boddie and I’m a Freshman at Oakton High School. I have 2 brothers in college and a brother in law school at UVA. I’m on the Oakton varsity volleyball team and in the winter and fall I play club volleyball...

Lizzie Thompson

Hi i'm Lizzie, i'm a staff writer here at Oakton. I have a sister who used to be a writer as well. I also play volleyball on the Freshman Oakton Volleyball team. In my free time I do my homework and practice more volleyball. As...

Andres Gonzalez

Hello there, I'm Andres and I'm a Staff Writer in the Oakton Outlook. The reason I became a Staff Writer in the Oakton Outlook is because I would like to write about things I'm interested in, such as current events and entertainment.

Amira Bashir

Hi, my name is Amira Bashir and i'm a staff writer for the Oakton outlook. This is my first year in journalism. I like writing about politics and pop culture. My hobbies are Netflix and food.

Asher Tankel

Hi! My name is Asher Tankel, and this is my 1st year on the Oakton Outlook's staff. I am very passionate about newspaper and can't wait to write stories this year for the Outlook. I specialize in writing sports stories. These...

Claudia Messina

Hello, my name is Claudia and I am a student at Oakton High School. Although I love writing, I also have many other passions. Some of which include volleyball, swim, and dance. It may seem as though balancing 3 sports is difficult...

Genevieve Bavisotto

Hello, my name is Genevieve Bavisotto and I am a freshman at Oakton High School. Other than writing, I have many other hobbies, such as playing field hockey, running, swimming, listening to music, etc. At home I have 1 sister...

Pari Abdollahi

Hi, My name is Pari, and I'm a junior. This is my first year writing for Oakton Outlook. I enjoy writing about entertainment. Other than writing I really like listening to music and dancing.

Portia Dai

Hi, my name is Portia and I am a sophomore here at Oakton. This is my second year as a staff writer for the Outlook. Some topics I enjoy writing about are A&E as well as news within Oakton and nationally. Outside of school,...

Annabelle Rosse

Hi! My name is Annabelle Rosse and this is my first year writing for the Oakton Outlook. My writing preferences include almost anything, but my favorite would be politics. This year, I'm so excited to have the opportunity for...

Cole Starmer

Hey there! I'm 16, and a junior. I enjoy writing stories about political commentary, school events, and national events. I'm enjoy practicing competitive archery, swimming, travelling, and writing. I'm politically involved and...

Veronica Preaskorn

Hi, my name is Veronica Preaskorn, and I'm a sophomore.  This is my second year as a staff writer for the Outlook. I love writing about sports and A&E. Outside of school, I enjoy watching Netflix, listening to music, and...

Sally Park

My name is Sally Park and this is my second year as a staff writer for the Oakton Outlook. Writing has always been an outlet for me, so I'm ecstatic to have a platform to express my thoughts and viewpoints through opinionated...

Conor Krouse

What’s up, my name's Conor. I’m a senior at Oakton High School, and this is my first year as a journalism student. Since the time I was young  I have loved the process of writing and story telling. I hope to fully utilize...

Zoe Sauger

Hi! My name is Zoe Sauger. I am a junior at Oakton High School, and part of the editorial board on the Outlook. I enjoy writing and knowing what is going on in the community around the school. I enjoy volunteering and being part...

Katarina Faben

Hi, my name is Katarina Faben, and this is my third year on the Outlook. I am a proud member of the editorial board and take pride in helping others reach their full writing potential. The Outlook is a great way for me to get...

Haley Longfellow

Hey there! My name is Haley, and I am so happy to be a part of the Outlook. This is my second year, and I am excited to explore interesting topics and integrate fresh perspectives in my stories to come.

Payton Wozny

My name is Payton Wozny and I'm a sophomore. This is my second year on the Oakton Outlook and I'm on the editorial board. I like to write A&E and news articles. Aside from writing, I also cheer and dance.

Will Locklin

Sup, I'm Will.  I'm a junior here at oakton high school.  I like sports and keeping up with current events.  I also like to write about my opinions and research based writing.

Katherine Zevallos

Hello, I'm Katherine Zevallos. And i like to write only about one thing, Horror. I've been inspired to write Horror since I've been listening to 'creepypastas'. It has inspired me to write my own stories, and put my own creativity...

Maddie Flickinger

Hello! My name is Maddie Flickinger. I am a sophomore here at Oakton High School and I'm also swimmer with the Oakton swim team. I enjoy reading, writing, hiking, and painting in my free time. I also love dogs and have two of...

Katie Le

Hi, I am Katie Le. I am a freshman at Oakton Highschool and I'm a staff writer at the Oakton outlook. Some hobbies of mine are playing the piano and hanging out with my friends. I enjoy watching netflix and sleeping. One of my...

Nikhil Trivedi

My name is Nikhil Trivedi, and this is my first year writing for the Oakton Outlook. I am 14 years old and have one brother, and I am a freshman here at Oakton High. I like to play sports and do things outdoors in general. I really...

Sebastian Osea

A thinker. Passion for soccer and art.

Sarah Jeffries

Hi! I'm Sarah, a sophomore at Oakton, and I am a staff member on the Oakton Outlook. I love to write stories in my free time, and I love to read, mostly fantasy and mystery books. My favorite subjects are science and English,...

Kariann Tan

Hi! I'm Kariann. I am in my final year at Oakton and I am very excited to be a part of journalism, as writing has been one of my long-standing passions. One of my favorite hobbies include listening to music, going on road trips while listening to music...

Connor Maloney

I'm a junior at Oakton High and I like to write about politics or current events.

Aubrey Harrell

My name is Aubrey Harrell, and this is my second year working on the Oakton Outlook. I look forward to becoming a better writer through my experiences at the Outlook. I enjoy writing about entertaining events going on in the world,...

Riya Jain

Hi! My name is Riya Jain, and I am a senior and member of the Oakton Outlook Editorial Board. I love to write features and showcase students’ talents and individuality. Outside of the Outlook, you can find me in debate club,...

Ashleigh Tain

Welcome to the Oakton Outlook! My name is Ashleigh and this is my third year of writing for our school newspaper. As our Editor-in-Chief this year, I am beyond excited to work and create with like-minded students to broadcast...

Wendy Gao

Hi! My name is Wendy Gao, and I am a senior. I have been part of the Oakton Outlook for the past three years, and it has become a significant part of my high school experience. I am a climate activist and political enthusiast, and I co...

Olivia Garrone

Hi! My name is Olivia Garrone,  I'm a senior and a member of the Oakton Outlook Editorial Board. I love writing A&E articles and features on the Oakton community; I love expanding my horizons with every story I write. When...

Zoe Siamon

Hi! My name is Zoe Siamon and I am a junior. This is my third year on the Oakton Outlook staff, and my first year as an editor. I mainly write A&E or Oakton related pieces, but I sort of do a little of everything. I also really...

Jake Neuffer

I'm Jake Neuffer, the 2018-2019 Outlook Editor in Chief. I try to write about politics, international relations, and culture whenever I can. I write about these things whenever I can, because these are the issues that I feel affect...

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