Webb Canyon Chronicle

2020-2021 Staff

Patrick Dóñez

Editor-in-Chief

Patrick Dóñez (’21), a day student from Upland, California, is one of this year's editors in chief. Last year, Patrick was the Editor of Opinion, which helped the transition into his leadership role for the 2020 – 2021 sc...

Kaitlyn De Armas

Editor-in-Chief

Kaitlyn De Armas ('21), an original and strong-willed creator, is an Aquarius who perfectly fits her sign's description. She is an avid One Direction fan, her favorite album being Midnight Memories, but she thinks all of their son...

Laura Haushalter

Public Editor

Enthusiastic, positive, determined, and athletic, Laura Haushalter (‘21) uses her passionate attitude to take on many leadership roles: captain of the VWS cross-country and swimming teams; Student Government spirit commissioner;...

Vivien Xi

Chief Copy Editor

Vivien Xi (‘21) is a positive and energetic soul from Shanghai, China. This year, she has taken on the role of Chief Copy Editor for the Webb Canyon Chronicle. She is perfect for the position because she is motivated, responsible, org...

Cathy Wang

Copy Editor

As a Copy Editor for the Webb Canyon Chronicle, Cathy Wang (‘22) hopes to expand on the WCC’s multimedia content, including videos and collages, to connect Webb students in this ultra-digital age. Cathy served as a staff writer for the ...

Stephen Li

Chief Editor of Media

Stephen Li (‘21) is the Chief Editor of Media this year for the Webb Canyon Chronicle. He only started photography recreationally four years ago, but this skill has helped him contribute to the WCC through improving the quality of photo...

Claire Diepenbrock

Editor of Media

In addition to being an incredibly dedicated peer advisor, Claire Diepenbrock (‘21) is spending her first year on the WCC team as the Co-Editor of Media. When she is not in class, fulfilling her leadership duties, or working at...

Keigan McCullagh

Editor of News

After using her summer to create a small business selling custom embroidery, Keigan McCullagh (‘21) is coming back to school as a senior. Keigan has been with the Webb Canyon Chronicle for two years, improving and learni...

Nichola Monroe

Editor of Features

As an activist and leader, Nichola Monroe (‘22) is always voicing her beliefs and concerns to her community and encouraging many others to do the same. Having started a business over the summer selling various tops and dona...

Paige Woodard

Editor of Culture & Lifestyle

Paige Woodard (‘21), a Claremont native, takes on the exciting role of Editor of Culture and Lifestyle as a first-year journalist. Paige’s own lifestyle is defined by her enthusiasm for knitting, braiding, and gardening. Besides filli...

Yiyi Ouyang

Co-Editor of Opinion

Yiyi Ouyang (‘21), out of Diamond Bar, CA enters his senior year as Webb Canyon Chronicle’s Editor of Opinions. Besides his leadership role on the Journalism team, Yiyi is also chief editor of the yearbook and a member of the ...

Sunny Yu

Co-Editor of Opinion

To Sunny Yu (’22), nothing is impossible. Boasting the impressive titles of co-editor of Opinion of WCC, VP of the Bookworm club, and editor of her own blog, Sunny uses her extensive knowledge and experiences to help educat...

Matthew Gaw

Chief Editor of Sports

Matthew Gaw (‘21), hailing from Hong Kong, is currently the Webb Canyon Chronicle’s Chief Sports Editor. With his growing passion for sports, Matthew enjoys watching the NBA, NFL, and the English Premier League. ...

Bianca Arteaga

Editor of Sports

Finally an upperclassman, Bianca Arteaga (‘22) is entering her second year of journalism. As Editor of Sports, her excitement about athletics and enthusiasm to produce quality work makes her a great part of the WCC. A...

Leeann Shu

Co-Editor of Technology

Leeann Shu (‘22) is a new journalist and Editor of Technology on the WCC this year. As a junior, Leeann is excited to dive into everything Webb, especially with her role as a day student prefect. Leeann hopes to be able to use ...

Cristian Rosales-Cardenas

Co-Editor of Technology

Cristian Rosales-Cardenas (‘21), a Rancho Cucamonga resident, is starting his senior year at Webb. He joined journalism during his sophomore year and is coming back as an Editor of Technology for WCC. Something valuable he ...

Abbey Cook

Staff Writer

Abbey Cook (‘23) shares many traits with a butterfly: she is social, friendly, and optimistic. If you can catch Abbey anywhere, she is most likely hanging out with her friends or at the soccer field playing for Arsenal...

Bryan Oglesby

Staff Writer

A Southern California native, Bryan Oglesby ('23) is an outdoor enthusiast, who sees the foothills of Claremont as his natural habitat. On the weekends, Bryan enjoys going mountain biking and fishing with his friends, in additi...

Connor Plunkett

Staff Writer

Following his passion for history and writing, sophomore Connor Plunkett (‘23) is excited to begin his first year as a staff writer for the WCC. A soccer fanatic, Connor loves to spend his free time watching the game and practic...

George Cardenas

Staff Writer

George Cardenas (’23) embodies all of a Capricorn’s strengths: responsible, disciplined, and self-control, making him both a great student and an amazing journalist. In his free time, George listens to music, plays the piano, ...

David Hastings

Staff Writer

David Hastings (‘22) comes from Upland, California and joins the Webb Canyon Chronicle this year as a staff writer. An avid fan of music, David will often be found strumming his guitar amidst idyllic scenery or hunched ove...

Eva Annabi

Staff Writer

 Meet Eva Annabi (‘23)! She is a sophomore at Webb and a Libra who loves math and hanging out with her friends, even though the pandemic makes it difficult. Eva brings a curious mind to the journalism team as she hopes to bec...

Heloise Robertson

Staff Writer

Heloise Robertson (‘23) is excited to join the Webb Canyon Chronicle as a staff writer. She was born in May of 2005 in Doha, Qatar. She has since moved to Shanghai, China, where she has happily resided for the past ...

Kaylynn Chang

Staff Writer

Kaylynn Chang (’23), a bonafide bookworm from Rancho Cucamonga, joins the Webb Canyon Chronicle this year as a staff writer. Besides reading and empathizing with the characters from her favorite book The Book Thief, Kayly...

Maria Duan

Staff Writer

Maria Duan (‘23), a boarding student from Beijing, China, resides in San Francisco when not living at school. She has a deep interest in world languages, having lived in Beijing, Buenos Aires, and San Francisco before coming to Webb. A...

Nancy Lin

Staff Writer

Nancy Lin (‘23), a boarding student from Vancouver, is joining the Webb Canyon Chronicle as a staff writer. When Nancy is at Webb, she loves hanging out with her friends and playing basketball. On weekends, Nancy spends mos...

Narineh Madikians

Staff Writer

Extroverted, motivated, and passionate, Narineh Madikians (‘23) is excited to join the Webb Canyon Chronicle as a staff writer. Because her Mexican and Armenian identity is a significant part of her life, Narineh hopes to s...

Noe Chock

Staff Writer

Noe Chock (‘23) is a day student from Claremont, California who joins the Webb Canyon Chronicle as a staff writer. Her favorite class is French, and she aspires to be fluent one day. Along with studying French, Noe is an active member of the Filipin...

Oma Sukul

Staff Writer

Oma Sukul (‘23) is joining the Webb Canyon Chronicle this year as a staff writer. A day student based in Rancho Cucamonga, she also has Canadian citizenship. Oma enjoys her classes and does not have a favorite. A...

Ryan Walker

Staff Writer

Ryan Walker (’23) is a sophomore at Webb, who loves how open the Webb community is especially in the library and dining hall. He resides in Arcadia, where he frequently goes to malls to see friends. The Seattle Seahawks is his favo...

Taylor Crawford

Staff Writer

Taylor Crawford (’23) is entering journalism as a new staff writer and is ecstatic to delve into new styles of writing. Despite being a California native, Taylor loves to go out for Japanese food with her friends during her ...

Wura Ogunnaike

Staff Writer

Wura Ogunnaike (‘23) is a sophomore boarding student from Redlands, California and a first-year staff writer on the Webb Canyon Chronicle. Wura’s academic interests now lie in the Humanities; her love of writing an...

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