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2019-2020 Staff

Zora Cokes

Co-Editor

Hey, I’m Zora and I’m in 10th grade. I am one of the editors and co-founders of the Laurel Leaf. I enjoy art, hanging out with friends, and thrift shopping. I love spending time outdoors whether I’m running, hiking, swimming...

Ella Berg

Co-Editor

Hi I’m Ella!! I’m in 10th grade and I’m one of the editors and co-founders for the Laurel Leaf. I enjoy doing theatre, hanging out with friends, shopping, and traveling. I love exploring around Atlanta because I always want t...

Gabrielle Williams

Staff Writer

Hey! My name’s Gabby, I’m a sophomore, and a staff writer for the Laurel Leaf. I really love reading, writing, and most things music-related. I am passionate about Black Lives Matter and people of color. Since I love both wri...

Sage Shumate

Staff Writer

Hey what’s up you guys! My name is Sage and I’m a junior and a staff writer for the Laurel Leaf. At AGS, I participate in Model UN, swimming, and theater. My other hobbies include playing the guitar, making films, and readi...

Sydney Sessions

Staff Writer

Hello! My name is Sydney, I’m in 10th grade, and I’m a staff writer for the Laurel Leaf. In the past, I have always taken an interest in writing, so this is something I’ve been looking forward to the whole summer. While, I h...

Annalise Jones

Staff Writer

Hi! my name is Annalise, I’m in 10th grade, and I am a writer for the Laurel Leaf. I love almost any type of crafting, as known by my former craft club companions from last year. I am also part of a scouting troup and enjoy s...

Claire Gregory

Staff Writer

Hello! My name is Claire and I’m in 9th grade. I’m thrilled to be a writer for the Laurel Leaf this year! Some of my interests outside of school include tennis, dance, and psychology. At school, I’m a part of the Environment...

Nour Khalifa

Columnist

Hey y’all! My name is Nour and I’m a sophomore. This year, I will be a sports columnist for the Laurel Leaf. My job is to highlight our athletic achievements and bring you the latest news and dates to upcoming games. At AGS...

Brooke Bailey

Columnist

Hi, I’m Brooke Bailey, and I’m a current 8th grader here at AGS. I’m so excited to be a columnist this year, writing about inspiring women in our world today with fellow 8th grader Riley Fishman. I love being able to be part of...

Riley Fishman

Columnist

Hi, I’m Riley Fishman, a current 8th grader here at AGS. I am incredibly excited to be a columnist for the Laurel Leaf this year, allowing me to share my writing, and the wonderful stories of Female pioneers in the workforc...

Norah Wiley

Columnist

Aloha everyone! My name is Norah and I’m a sophomore. I’m one of the columnists on the Laurel Leaf staff. I’m interested in travel, art, movies, and etc. But what my column is going to be about is pop culture. My column...

Parker Diaz

Columnist

Hello my name is Parker, I’m a junior at AGS and I will be on the funny side of things. I am from Chicago, IL and will be the first one to tell you. I spend my summers in Chicago for the most part. While I am there I attend...

Frannie Walton

Photographer and Columnist

Hi! My name is Frannie and I’m in 10th grade. I am a columnist and photographer for the Laurel Leaf. I love theatre and I spend most weekends at whatever show in or around Atlanta that I could find tickets to. My column will...

Maryn Loeffen

Photographer

Hi My name is Maryn, I am a new sophomore here at AGS I am a Photographer for the Laurel Leaf. Some of my hobbies include photography, which I do have my own business called Memories By Maryn. I have been doing photography for...

Shanlee Dinwiddie

Photographer

Hey! My name is Shanlee and I’m in the 10th grade. I am a photographer for the Laurel Leaf. A couple things I’m interested in are traveling, music, volleyball, and photography! I’m also very passionate about women’s righ...

Dia Chiusano

Photographer

Hi! My name is Dia, I’m in 10th grade, and I’m a photographer for the Laurel Leaf. A couple of things I’m really interested in include theatre, music, travel, and of course photography. I am also really passionate about...

Masa Qassab

Photographer and Graphic Designer

Hello, My name is Masa and I’m in 10th grade. I’m a photographer and a graphic designer for the Laurel Leaf. Things that I am interested in are editing videos, learning about other cultures, and trying new things. I am so ...

Olivia Egerstedt

Graphic Designer

Hey I’m Olivia, I’m in 10th grade, and I’m a graphic designer for the Laurel Leaf. In my free time I do circus arts and I’m interested in theatre. I am passionate about nature and the LGBTQ+ community. I joined the Laurel ...

Wood

Graphic Designer

Salutations all you AGS folks, my name is Wood and I'm in 12th grade. I'm a graphic designer for the Laurel Leaf. The most important info about me is that my sun sign is Leo, but if you want to get to know me better I’m a V...

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