The Eagle

2017-2018 Staff

Robert Dodrill

Robert Dodrill

Hi, I’m Robert. I am a sophomore. I love to play sports and I am on the golf team here at East.  My favorite sport to play is ice hockey. I love to eat pizza and my favorite icecream flavor is vanilla. I also love to play vi...

Jennifer Gamboa Alfaro

Jennifer Gamboa Alfaro

Hello! I’m Jennifer and I’m a senior who dropped most of her IB classes. My hobbies are fairly limited. I enjoy reading in my spare time and I’m attempting to learn piano. I am a DREAMer and I hope to grow as a person and ...

Katey Le

Katey Le

Hi I’m Katey and I’m an IB senior who loves fashion, cityscapes, and traveling. I enjoy being cozy, doing spontaneous things, eating sushi and watching basketball. My favorite animals are elephants and dogs. I hope to attend Chap...

Jack Meltsner

Jack Meltsner

Shalom! I’m Jack Meltsner, I am a sophomore who loves all types of sports. I play for the East Meck baseball team. I also enjoy cooking, writing, and lifting weights. In my free time I'm cashing checks and snapping necks. I al...

Isaac Naylor

Isaac Naylor

Hiya! I’m Isaac, a junior in the IB Diploma Program and amateur artist, political cartoonist, and filmmaker. I enjoy film and 1930s Disney animations. Netflix is my life. I am generally tired inside of school and lively out...

Bonnie Zhang

Bonnie Zhang

Greetings, reader. Welcome to my bio. Many of the newspaper staff members refer to me as Bonald, and you may as well, but my name is Bonnie. I enjoy political cartoons, ASMR and self help books. Fun fact: I’m late on almost ...

Anaya Truss-Williams

Anaya Truss-Williams

¡Hola! I'm Anaya, I am a junior in the IB Diploma program. I love musicals and watching dramatic tv shows. I also love learning about new cultures. I love horses and I enjoy spending time with them. I love to annoy my friend...

Cole Johnson

Cole Johnson

Hi! I’m Cole. I really enjoy just relaxing, learning about history and just helping people to smile. I teach Tae Kwon Do and hope to own my own studio someday.

Andy Fialko

Andy Fialko

I write columns and other stuff. I support Newcastle United, the Nuggets, and the Redsox. I like a lot of movies and I hate a lot of movies. Someday I hope to write a lot of movies. Read my stories. Thanks....

Elise Palmer

Elise Palmer

Hi, I’m Elise and I am an IB junior. I enjoy playing the piano, eating Korean food, sleeping, and watching football. In my free time I create slime and watch The Walking Dead. This is my second year with The Eagle and I hope ...

Isabel Cosby

Isabel Cosby

My name is Isabel and I am an IB Junior. In my free time I enjoy rock climbing at Inner Peaks Climbing Center. I am on the Inner Peaks competitive climbing team and have competed in regional and divisional championships across...

Miracle Okoro

Miracle Okoro

My name is Miracle Okoro, I am a native of Kano, Nigeria I love the color red, reading poetry, working with young children and climbing trees.  

Kate Carroll

Kate Carroll

Hi! I’m Kate and I am a junior in the IB Diploma Program. I love writing, running, acting, singing, dancing, and cooking (lots of hobbies, I know). Some of my favorite foods include kale and ice cream. This is my second year o...

Cecilia Whalen

Cecilia Whalen

Hey! I’m Cecilia. This is my third year on staff. I love to write, to read, to dance and to play drum set. Next year, I will be attending UNCC as a double major in dance and English.

Layna Hong

Layna Hong

Hi, I'm Layna and I'm an IB senior. I like trying new foods, makeup, hanging out with friends and doing volunteer work. I want to attend either UNC-Chapel Hill or George Washington University for journalism.