• The Tracy High Scholar & Athlete was inducted into the National Scholastic Press Association Newspaper Hall of Fame in 2002
  • Scholar & Athlete is the Tracy High School student newspaper
  • Email for newspaper adviser - Stacy Browne, [email protected]
  • Tracy High School - 315 East Eleventh Street - Tracy, California 95376 - Phone 209.830.3360
  • Tracy High is a California Distinguished School

Scholar & Athlete

2020-2021 Staff

Halle Patzer

Co-Editor in Chief

Halle Patzer is a Senior at Tracy High and is the current Co-Editor in Chief of the Scholar and Athlete. This is her first year in Journalism, and she hopes to help guide the newspaper to success and contribute unique articles to the website. She also...

Ethan Inman

Co-Editor in Chief

Ethan Inman is one of the Co-Editors in Chief of the Scholar and Athlete this year. Ethan is a senior at Tracy High. Ethan is in only his first year of journalism at Tracy High, but he has prior journalism experience with a local nonprofit organization....

Emily Guisto

Arts and Entertainment Editor

Emily Giusto is a Senior at Tracy High and contributor for the school's newspaper. She used to play competitive soccer for 16 years, and 2 years on Tracy High's team. In her down time she enjoys spending time with her families and friends. One thing she...

Alina Evans

News Editor

Alina Evans is the Scholar and Athlete news editor for the 2020-21 school year. This is her first year in journalism and she joined because she wants to write about people and events in AP format. Evans is the president of Bhangra club, the treasurer...

Krish Kumar

Sports Editor

Krish Kumar is a senior at Tracy High School who is the Sports Editor of the Scholar and Athlete. Although this is his first year in journalism, Krish loves to write stories and English is his favourite subject. He wanted to be a part of journalism because he t...

Amanda Farmer

Social Media Curator

Amanda Farmer is a Senior at Tracy High and is in a handful of activities. Some of the activities besides Journalism is Varsity Cheerleading, the AG/Sci Program, Leadership, and some clubs. Outside of school, Amanda works at Royal Gymnastics and Sports...

Alina Garcia


Alina Garcia is a senior contributor for the Scholar and Athlete. This is her first year taking Mrs. Browne's journalism class, joining for the sole purpose of wanting to help relay more information to the students of Tracy High. She loves the idea of...

Matthew Canada


Matthew Canada was born on October 14, 2002 in Pleasanton, California. He lived in Tracy, California for his whole life with his older brother Daniel and his mom and dad. As a child he attended school at Monticello elementary school from Kindergarten...

Humza Loinab


Humza Loinab is a senior in high school and this is his first year in journalism. Loinab joined journalism because he believed that it would be a lot of fun and that it would be easy. He is a contributor. Loinab plays on the varsity football team. Loinab...

Makhya King


Makhya King is a senior at Tracy high and a contributor to the Tracy high newspaper. This is her first year in journalism. She chose this class because she thought it would be a fun and new experience. She played volleyball for school since sixth grade...

Diego Granados


Diego Granados has lived in Tracy for the last 15 years.  He is a senior at Tracy High School. He strives to work as hard as he can. This is Diego's first year reporting for the school paper.  He has always wanted to write for the high school newspaper...

Marvin Melendez


Marvin Melendez has attended Tracy High School since freshman year, he is currently a senior at Tracy High and is thrilled to further his education once he graduates. Marvin has always been the creative type he enjoys art, music and even writing. Marvin...

Madison Gant


Madison Gant is a Senior at Tracy High School and is a part of the Journalism class as a contributor. Madison is also a part of the Tracy High School Varsity Cheerleading team, along with the AgSci and FFA program. Other hobbies that Madison is interes...

Brianna Herren


Brianna Herren is a senior who is new to the journalism class as a contributor. She is extremely excited for her first year in journalism and for the opportunity to collaborate with fellow students in order to create a successful school newspaper. Brianna...

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