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The student news site of Tracy High School

Scholar & Athlete

The student news site of Tracy High School

Scholar & Athlete

The student news site of Tracy High School

Scholar & Athlete

2021-2022 Staff

Abby Shannon
Editor-in-Chief

Abby Shannon

  Abigael Shannon is a three-year member of the Tracy High Dance Team. Shannon has been enjoying dance and acting for 13 years. Shannon soon hopes to major in film leading to a career as an actress or director. Along with her love for the arts...

Alyssa Woodard
Assistant Editor-in-Chief

Alyssa Woodard

Alyssa Woodard is a native to Tracy, California. She was born on February 16, 2004. She’s a senior at Tracy high. Woodard  loves to travel, and her dream is to travel to England. She’s wanted to go there since a child. She has been all over the country, includin...

Taylor Lynn
Sports Editor

Taylor Lynn

Taylor Lynn, a student at Tracy High School, has lived in Tracy her entire life. She began attending Tracy High in 2018 and was involved in multiple school activities including sports and clubs. She was involved in both the school’s softball and...

Alexa Medrano
News Editor

Alexa Medrano

Alexa Medrano, an Orange County native, moved to Tracy this year after living most of her life in Garden Grove, Calif. Quickly leaving most of her life behind, Medrano looks to reconnect with her new community while attending a new school. She has alwa...

Marina Soares
Copy Editor

Marina Soares

Marina Soares was born on May 28, 2005, making her a junior at Tracy High School. She is 16 years old with a strong passion for completing goals, dreaming big, and being the best version of herself. All her life, she’s had aspiring goals. Whether it be a vet, detec...

Isaiah Vasquez
Op-ed Editor

Isaiah Vasquez

Isaiah Vasquez is a senior at Tracy High School. He has attended Tracy High for all four years of school. Vasquez enjoys playing baseball in his off time. He has played baseball since he was five and continues to play to this day. He plays for Tra...

Claire Hammer
Student Life Editor

Claire Hammer

Claire Hammer, a 16- year old junior that attends Tracy High School, currently lives with her mother and sister as a resident in Tracy, California. She has lived in Tracy her whole live. Due to Covid-19, Claire hasn’t had a full year at Tracy High School...

Sydney Breckenridge
A & E Editor

Sydney Breckenridge

Sydney Breckenridge has lived in Tracy, California for nearly 12 years. Breckenridge has engaged in multiple clubs within the school campus such as the Drama club, Photography Club and the Black Student Union. She also enjoys extracurricular activiti...

Jesse Villagomez
Assistant Copy Editor

Jesse Villagomez

Jesse Villagomez is a Senior at Tracy High School, although this is his first year in Journalism. He loves to write stories as well as edit them, since English is his third favorite class. He decided to take journalism because he feels he can strive in the w...

Julia Sawin
Assistant News Editor

Julia Sawin

Julia Sawin is a 16-year-old junior at Tracy High School. She was born on February 4, 2005, in Pleasanton, California. She has lived in Tracy her whole life. Julia lives in a family of five. She has two younger sisters; one whom is a freshman at Tracy...

Jack Cornwell
Assistant Op-ed Editor

Jack Cornwell

Jack Cornwell is a normal student at Tracy high school. He has always lived in Tracy, California. Cornwell is 17-year old athlete, who has three siblings. Specifically, he has two sisters and one brother. Jack has two great Danes. He has competed in many...

Logan Beckett
Reporter

Logan Beckett

Logan Beckett, the 16-year-old junior at Tracy High School, has moved around a bit, living in multiple different states like Hawai’i, Colorado and California. Beckett has been in Tracy for a while since moving from city to city and before that, movin...

Abraham Benitez
Reporter

Abraham Benitez

Abraham Benitez was born on April 30, 2004, in Hayward, California, but has lived in Tracy, California his pretty much his entire life. He is 17 years old and is Peruvian and Salvadorian. He has two siblings, an older sister named Araceli and a younger ...

Braylin Archer
Reporter

Braylin Archer

Born in South Carolina, Braylin Archer moved to California when he was 12 years old. He is a senior at Tracy High and believes it's important to have a great work ethic. He strives to be the best out of his peers and won’t let anyone stop that. Arch...

Shane Gines
Reporter

Shane Gines

Shane Gines was born in Seattle, Washington, but moved to Tracy, California at a young age. He enjoys living in Tracy, but wants to move as soon as he could. He currently attends Tracy high and plans to graduate from there. When he was younger, he always had a picture o...

Slater Charnley
Reporter

Slater Charnley

Slater Charnley is a typical student of Tracy High who moved to the city of Tracy in the fourth grade from San Diego, California. He has previously participated in several sports including baseball and football. He has also participated in a hand...