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East Haven High School

The EHHS Comet Staff

The Comet staff is comprised of editors-in-chief, section editors, writers, and a faculty advisor who work as a team to investigate and report on EHHS and East Haven news. The faculty advisor and instructor is Ms. Emilia Caturano.

The Editors

Brianna Butler

Editor in Chief

Brianna Butler takes on her third year as the Editor in Chief on the EHHS Comet News Site. Outside of journalism, she participates in Jazz Band and Winter Percussion. Brianna is also planning on becoming a journalist after EHHS.

Victoria Heaphy

"Tori"

Editor in Chief

Tori Heaphy is a junior at EHHS. She has been apart of the EHHS softball and volleyball teams since freshman year, and she has been playing travel softball since age nine. Tori is a member of SADD and is the junior class vice president. She enjoys volunteering at the EH Food Pantry, and she has a younger sister as well. Tori is very glad to be apart of the Comet staff, and she looks forward to sharing their work with the rest of EHHS!

Ashley Lynch

Features Editor

Ashley is a current junior at EHHS. Besides The Comet, she devotes her time to being a SADD leader, the class of 2021 secretary, a member of HOSA, and a member of the cheerleading team. Outside of school, Ashley is heavily involved in the competitive dance world. In the future, she not only aspires to become a sports medicine physician but also dreams of pursuing dance professionally on Broadway. Ashley loves being apart of The Comet thus far and cannot wait to continue writing for you all!

Rebecca Albert "Becca"

Editorial Editor

Becca Albert, a senior, is so excited to be a member of The EHHS Comet staff. Though this is her first year, she has already had so much fun learning the ropes of being a journalist/editor. In her free time, she enjoys dancing and singing. Becca is the Captain of the Girls Cross Country team and is a part of many clubs at EHHS including HOSA, SADD, and the National Honor Society. While being the Editorials Editor, she has already revised so many interesting articles written by her peers and cannot wait for her and her fellow staff members to share more stories with the EHHS community.

Amy Nieto

News Editor

Amy is a senior at EHHS. She is involved in many extracurricular activities; she is the Vice President of the Class of 2020, a Leader in SADD, and a member of HOSA, National Honor Society, and HTAG.

Michael O'Connor

Sports Editor

Michael O'Connor is a staff writer and the sports editor for The Comet. Outside of school, Michael is a captain of the baseball team.

Ian Loehmann

Photo Editor

Ian Loehmann is a senior at EHHS. Outside of being the photo editor, he is the captain of the boys indoor and outdoor track and field team. He has been a member of the team since his freshman year and a captain since his junior year. Ian is also a member of SADD. He was a SADD leader his junior year and is now an executive leader in his senior year. Ian enjoys taking photos in his free time and is excited to work as the photo editor for the comet this year.

The  Staff Writers

Naiiya Patel

Naiiya is currently a junior at EHHS. Outside of The Comet, Naiiya spends her time as an Editor in the Yearbook Club, a SADD leader, and a member of the Math League, Books and Brownies, and NHS. Naiiya is excited about joining The Comet and hopes to learn a lot from her peers!

Oliver Gonzalez

Oliver is a junior at EHHS who participates in tennis and indoor track.

Victoria "Tori" Wallace

Tori is a Senior at EHHS and a staff writer for the comet. She is a quiet observer who enjoys writing, working, and creating.

Maia Thompson

Maia is a senior at EHHS. She is cheerleading captain and is excited to be a part of The Comet.

Juan Maldonado

Juan is a senior in EHHS, he likes spending time with family and friends. After high school he wants to go to college and major in Criminal Justice.

Alysa Carangelo

Alysa Carangelo is a senior at EHHS. Alysa is a SADD Executive Leader for 2 years and has been a member for 4 years. After high school she wants to become an elementary school teacher.

Stephanie Sorrentino

Stephanie, a senior at EHHS, is very excited to be apart of the Comet staff this year. Her extracurricular activities include, captain of the softball team, manager of both the wrestling and football teams, leader in SADD, and secretary of HOSA.

Alora McCarroll

Alora is a junior at EHHS. She is a member of the East Haven Wilbur Cross swim team and a two-time captain. Alora has been swimming since she was five and has been a member of the Soundview YMCA Stingrays in Branford since she was nine. She is also a member of the National Honor Society. She spends most of her time at the pool or at home with her pets.

Alaiana Robert

Alaiana is a senior and a staff writer for the Comet. She is the captain of the EHHS Swim Team, and a four year member of the Drama Club. In her free time she spends every waking moment drawing and painting.

Tyler Vance

Tyler is a junior at East Haven High School. After school Tyler is involved in the Drama Club and the National Honor Society. He also participates in the East Haven Arts Commission during the summer. Tyler is very exited to be be apart of the Comet staff and can't wait to see what his future holds.

Madison Wynnick

Deanna Amatruda