Staff

The Spartan Shield is the news publication of Huntington Park High School and is produced by all journalism students, ranging from beginner to advanced.

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Mr. Nelson Ta has been the adviser of the program since 2018. Besides journalism, he also teaches English 11, AP Language and Composition, and AVID courses.

 

Arianna Alequin is a senior and is in charge of editing videos, making posters, and broadcasting for the Spartan Shield. She is interested in cheerleading, cooking, and having fun. In the future, Arianna wants to become a cardio surgeon.

Wendy Bolanos-Gonzalez is a senior and is in charge of assisting the editors for the Spartan Shield. She is interested in learning new languages to travel the world. In the future, Wendy wants to be a nurse and a clothing designer.

Amaris Carrera is a senior and is in charge of writing articles, editing, and filming for the Spartan Shield. She is interested in film, writing stories, creating things, and challenges. In the future, Amaris wants to become an engineer.

Jose Chavez is a senior and is in charge of writing stories, website and outreach for the Spartan Shield. He is interested in art, photography, and music. In the future, Jose wants to be successful.

Judith Cruz is a senior and is in charge of social blurbs and podcast for the spartan Shield. She is interested in film, photography, writing stories, singing, rapping, and dancing. In the future, Judith wants to become either a photographer or a movie producer.

Ashley Farias is a junior and is in charge of the editorial page for the Spartan Shield. She is interested in music and writing. In the future, Ashley wants to be either a writer or a therapist.

Jennyfer Flores

April Gonzalez

Destiny Hernandez is a senior and is in charge of social blurbs and is part of the fundraising team for the Spartan Shield. She is interested in writing and sports, especially volleyball. She likes to participate in any and all activities that she can. In the future, Destiny wants to be the head and chief of neurosurgery.

Giselle Hernandez is a senior and is in charge of social blurbs and polls for the Spartan Shield. She is interested in drawing, painting, and chemistry. In the future, Giselle wants to attend UCI and do pharmaceutical studies.

Frank Herrera

Lourdes Huerta is a senior and is in charge of being Editor-in-Chief for the Spartan Shield. She is interested in volleyball and anything with math or science. In the future, she wants to look back at journalism and realize that the legacy that was left behind will continue to grow.

Armani Kensey

Juan Lopez

Sarah Lopez

Maxxy Lopez Juarez

Vionda Magaña

Uriah Martin

Jose Mauricio is a senior and is in charge of social blurbs and polls for the Spartan Shield. He is interested in writing and recording songs in the studio, as well as going to the gym. In the future, Jose wants to have a larger fanbase/audience and be successful.

Diego Medina is a senior and is in charge of broadcasting, writing articles, and filming for the Spartan Shield. He is interested in creating films, fashion, feeling productive, and building small businesses. In the future, Diego wants to have his own company made up of photography, fashion, and film. He just wants his name out there.

Valerie Mentado is a senior and is in charge of social media, polls, and taking pictures for the Spartan Shield. She is interested in volleyball, drawing, and going out to the beach with family and friends. In the future, Valerie wants to become a registered nurse.

Nathalie Murcia

Brandon Padilla is a senior and is in charge of writing, editing, website, and broadcast for the Spartan Shield. He is interested in just about anything, especially physical work and activities. In the future, Brandon wants to graduate from college and live a comfortable life.

Armando Pena

Anthony Perez

Evelin Perez Cruz

Alma Prieto

Maryjane Quinones

Jules Ramirez

Jose Reyes

Isabela Rodriguez is a junior and is in charge of writing stories for the Spartan Shield. She is interested in dogs, pizza, drawing, painting, and baking. In the future, Isabela wants to maybe go to college and get a job in baking.

Ketzia Ruano

Melissa Tamayo

Jeremy Tejeda

Leslie Vasquez

Gisell Villagomez is a senior and is in charge of editing, website and podcast for the Spartan Shield. She is interested in learning new things, as well as watching movies and keeping herself busy. In the future Gisell wants to hopefully attend one of her dream universities and earn a degree in criminology.