The Lane Tech Champion

2021-2022 Staff

Alex Burstein
Editor-in-Chief

Alex Burstein

Alex is a junior in his third year with The Champion. With a passion for journalism, Alex spends most of his time covering news and sports for the paper and broadcasting Lane athletics events. Elsewhere...

Mara Mellits
Editor-in-Chief

Mara Mellits

Mara is a senior and this is her second year with The Champion. A creator at heart, Mara loves to read and write stories. She also loves creating art and learning about new subjects. Mara has spent a semester...

Aidan Sadovi
Managing Editor

Aidan Sadovi

Aidan is a senior in his second year at the Champion. In his spare time, Aidan likes reading, watching and playing soccer and re-watching The Sopranos. He loves to read all sorts of books, especially under...

Theo Gary
Managing Editor

Theo Gary

Theo is a senior in his second year at The Champion. A part of the Omega program, Theo is passionate about reading, writing and history. In his free time, he enjoys playing pickup basketball, reading,...

Allegra Coleman
Managing Editor

Allegra Coleman

Allegra is a senior and this is her third year with The Champion. Allegra is an active member in the Lane community being a part of Student Council, cheer and track. In her free time she loves thrifti...

Saskia McDonogh Mooney
Features Editor

Saskia McDonogh Mooney

Saskia is a junior. This is her second year with the Champion. When Saskia is not working, playing softball or hanging out with friends, she loves to read and visit new places. Her favorite place she has...

Megan Camacho
Sports Editor

Megan Camacho

Megan is a senior and in her second year as a Champion editor. Whether it's playing on the field or reporting on the sidelines, sports never fail to be exciting for her. She is also an I-Days president...

Reporter

Lauren Sitrin

Lauren is a senior and a first year journalism student. Outside of writing for The Champion, Lauren is the president of the Lithuanian I-Days club, a figure skater and enjoys music and spending time with fr...

Photographer

Efram Stewart

Ruby Thompson
Reporter

Ruby Thompson

Ruby is a Junior and this is her first year with the Champion. Sh is a member of the Photography club and the National Spanish Honor Society, and is passionate about photojournalism. When she’s not reporting for ...

Katie Ratke
Reporter

Katie Ratke

Katie is a senior and a first year journalism student. She is a member of the Student Council and an NHS Officer. She has a strong passion for singing and loves making music with her friends. When she's...

Simona Laudicina
Reporter

Simona Laudicina

Simona is a senior and a first year journalism student. In school, she is an Omega student, passionate about reading and writing and is Vice President of the Lane Tech Figure Skating Team. In her free time ...

Reporter

Maxwell Jenkins

Max is a Junior at Lane. This is his first year writing for the champion. He is in the Omega program and a member of the Omega Council. He has always loved writing so this year he is excited to try writi...

Yaniya Gilford
Reporter

Yaniya Gilford

Yaniya is a junior and this is her first year with The Champion. Yaniya loves to write short stories and dreams of becoming an author someday. She is also a part of the Omega program, a student mentor...

Nina Figurelli
Assistant Editor

Nina Figurelli

Nina is a junior and this is her first year writing for The Champion. She is part of the Omega Program, and she enjoys reading and hanging out with friends in her spare time. She dances competitively ...

Genna Evans
Reporter

Genna Evans

Genna is a senior and this is her first year writing for The Champion. In her spare time, she loves to hike, hangout with friends and shop. She has a passion for traveling and hopes to be able to visit a...

Mallory Atack
Reporter

Mallory Atack

Mallory is a junior and this is her first year writing for The Champion. She’s in the Omega Program, and has a passion for writing. At school, she is a part of the India Club for International Days, an...

Megan Mesikapp
Assistant Editor

Megan Mesikapp

Megan is a junior and this is her first year with The Champion. Megan has a strong passion for writing stories. She dances on Lanes Dance Team and at the Dance and Music Academy. Megan is a member of the...

Breanna Williams
Arts and Entertainment Editor

Breanna Williams

Breanna is a senior and this is her second year with The Champion. Breanna is passionate about reading, writing, and volunteering. In her free time, she’s been reading classic literature and binge watching...

Activate Search
Staff