Webb Canyon Chronicle

2022-2023 Staff

Kaylynn Chang
Editor-In-Chief

Kaylynn Chang

An avid bookworm, journalist, and sushi lover, head day student prefect Kaylynn Chang (‘23) comes back to the Webb Canyon Chronicle for one last year as Editor- In- Chief! If you want someone to cook you a heartwarming meal, giv...

Nancy Lin
Editor-In-Chief

Nancy Lin

Passionate, open-minded, and ambitious are three words that describe Nancy Lin (‘23), and with these characteristics, she is ready to lead The Webb Canyon Chronicle as the Editor-in-Chief.  Nancy is a very involved student a...

Noe Chock
Chief Editor of Media

Noe Chock

Once you get to know Noelani Chock (‘23), she might remind you of a series of fireworks, launching off a compact spot and bursting her colorful energy to those around her. Dedicated soccer player and avid K-pop fan, Noe catapu...

Heloise Robertson
Chief Copy Editor

Heloise Robertson

Delightful and entertaining Heloise Robertson (‘23) is a cherished personality at Webb for her friendly face and hilarious jokes. Our new Chief Copy Editor is a secretly talented chef, a caring camp counselor, an avid fan of ...

Narineh Madikians
Public Editor

Narineh Madikians

Narineh Madikians (‘23) is coming back to Webb for her senior year as a completely new person. Along with her new position as the Webb Canyon Chronicle's new Public Editor, Narineh is also a head peer advisor and a member of the VWS...

Bryan Oglesby
Chief Editor of Sports

Bryan Oglesby

Bryan Oglesby (‘23) has made himself known in the world of Webb athletics by being both the captain of the varsity football team and track & field team. His love for sports is intertwined with his love for the Webb Cany...

Taylor Crawford
Chief Editor of Culture & Lifestyle

Taylor Crawford

Fitting for the Chief Editor of Culture & Lifestyle, Taylor Crawford (‘23)’s many interests help her create a vibrant presence in her section. As a resident of Glendora, Taylor enjoys playing soccer, shopping, and occasi...

Jovana Luna
Copy Editor

Jovana Luna

Constantly being a friendly face during a long workday at Cold Stone in sunny Rancho Cucamonga is no joke, but persistent Jovana Luna (‘24) always perseveres through the day with her positivity and hard work. Jovana spent he...

Jenny Wang
Copy Editor

Jenny Wang

Jenny Wang ('24) is coming back to the Webb Canyon Chronicle after spending a memorable summer at the School of The New York Times, a summer program where she studied journalism and human rights. She is a WCC Copy Editor and i...

Eva Annabi
Co-Editor of Sports & Social Media Manager

Eva Annabi

Just like a spirited raccoon, Eva Annabi (‘23)’s lively enthusiasm and humor make it natural for her to be an amazing Social Media Manager for the Webb Canyon Chronicle. Eva lives by the quote “ride the wave”, like when she...

Taya Sibichenkova
Co-Editor of News

Taya Sibichenkova

Eating frog legs and hiking up the Appalachian Mountains with no signals, Taya Sibichenkova (‘24) is an adventurous soul. A bold journalist, scientist, environmentalist, and aspiring pilot, she seeks the math of photography, e...

Eleanor Hong
Co-Editor of News

Eleanor Hong

If journalism were the sea and fish were the news, Eleanor Hong (‘24) would relentlessly search for the biggest catch. Determined, cheerful, confident, brave, and optimistic — these words build the character of the upcomi...

Stratton Rebish
Co-Editor of Opinion

Stratton Rebish

One of Stratton Rebish ('24)'s favorite musical artists is Jacob Colier, a man who turned his audience into his own instrument. However, even as the conductor of his own audience, Colier does not love the stage as much as Stra...

Wura Ogunnaike
Editor of Culture & Lifestyle & Social Media Manager

Wura Ogunnaike

After spending her summer in a lab for a science research program, Wura Ogunnaike (23’) is ready to return to the Webb Canyon Chronicle as a Social Media Manager and the Editor of Culture & Lifestyle. Reflecting her earlie...

Emily Li
Editor of Features

Emily Li

A Scorpio is typically portrayed as having intense, jealous, and ruthless traits. For Emily Li (24’), her charismatic personality defies astrology. Emily has a November birthday that coincides with being a Scorpio for all th...

Terrence Wu
Editor of Science and Technology

Terrence Wu

Tony Hawk? More like Terrence Wu (‘23)! Famously known for whizzing around campus on his electric skateboard, Terrence is impressively multifaceted. This senior Editor of Science and Technology is the definition of a leader...

Dan Danylov
Co-Editor of Sports & Co-Editor of Opinion

Dan Danylov

Most Webb students spend their summer at the beach or relaxing with friends, but Dan Danylov (‘23) is not like most Webb students. Dan spent his summer in Romania assisting Ukrainian refugees to obtain the proper documents and f...

Shuci Zhang
Editor of Audiovisual

Shuci Zhang

Shuci Zhang (‘23) is a revolutionary. Originally from Beijing, she is a fierce advocate for environmental justice and several other social movements, sharing her bold ideas through her passion, podcasting. In the past, she participa...

Connor Plunkett
Editor of Audiovisual

Connor Plunkett

An expert of the humanities, Connor Plunkett (‘23) returns to the Webb Canyon Chronicle as the Editor of Audiovisual for his final year in the program. While Connor enjoys debating and listening to music — specifically Kan...

Austin Ra
Editor of Audiovisual

Austin Ra

Returning with a rupture of exuberant energy and ready to express his thoughts, Austin Ra (‘23) is prepared to continue his journey at the Webb Canyon Chronicle. Aside from preparing for college applications during the summer, Austin ...

Oma Sukul
Editor of Photography

Oma Sukul

One hundred kilometers an hour. Blink, and you’ll miss it. Hesitate, and it’s too late. But for Oma Sukul (‘23), Editor of Photography, it’s just another day of volleyball. Her lightning-fast reflexes not only help her...

Jenny Tran
Editor of Photography

Jenny Tran

The sound of street performers, the aroma of diverse food stalls, and the beautiful lights on buildings surrounded Jenny Tran (‘24) this summer as she immersed herself in the vibrant, busy city of New York. She traveled to ...

Troy Seanoa
Staff Writer

Troy Seanoa

As a new member of the WCC, Troy Seanoa ('24) brings his football and rugby experience to the news site, hoping to become a regular sports reporter. Troy is best described as honorable, inspirational, and committed, all of wh...

Chloe Wang
Staff Writer

Chloe Wang

Webb’s resident perfume collector Chloe Wang (‘24) joins the Webb Canyon Chronicle this year as a staff writer. Bridging Beijing to Claremont, Chloe is bringing her love for community, writing, and nose for a good story to t...

Eric Luo
Staff Writer

Eric Luo

Acid jazz, the fusion of jazz and psychedelic rock, would be a great representation of Eric Luo (‘25) — a calm appearance and a chaotic aesthetic. Eric enjoys crocheting hats and creating coasters for his mug. Before coming...

Elena Petrova
Staff Writer

Elena Petrova

Elena Petrova (‘25) is a globetrotter — she loves to travel. Over just the last summer, Elena has flown over five times to three different places, starting in San Diego and ending up on the other side of the world in the c...

Kathy Duan
Staff Writer

Kathy Duan

Everyone knows Kathy Duan (‘25) as a strong social justice advocate, not to mention, a sports fanatic. As a natural leader, Kathy's roles as the vice president and admission ambassador she has been given the opportunity to implement change, ...

Berklee Antecol
Staff Writer

Berklee Antecol

Having belly-flopped at a swim meet last year, Berklee Antecol (‘25) is sure to make a splash diving into the Webb Canyon Chronicle as a new staff writer. Despite her literal flop, Berklee persisted in thriving in swim. Althoug...

Nicolaas Grobler
Staff Writer

Nicolaas Grobler

A fact not known to many, Nicolaas Grobler (‘24) is talented in the kitchen as both a chef and a baker. His favorite dish? The “surf and turf.” Surfer, skateboarder, skim boarder, and dirty blonde hair — he is your typical Califo...

Olivia Cooke
Staff Writer

Olivia Cooke

Olivia Cooke (‘24) shares many characteristics with one of her favorite characters, Elle Woods. As an upbeat, persistent, hard-working, and supportive person who sees herself becoming a lawyer, Olivia is excited to join the Web...

Sohum Uppal
Staff Writer

Sohum Uppal

Sweet-tooth Sohum Uppal (‘25) is a sucker for a slice of chocolate cake and might even be persuaded to show you his spectacular rock collection if you give him a lollipop. This tri-sport athlete joins the publication as a staff...

Stephanie Ma
Staff Writer

Stephanie Ma

Whether it’s a chord on the guitar, a tune on the ukulele, or a note on the violin, all three waft their way out of Stephanie Ma’s (‘25) dorm room in Jones. Self-taught in two of the three instruments, Steph finds comfort in mus...

Sydney Mildon
Staff Writer

Sydney Mildon

Sydney Mildon (‘25) embodies the maxim, “Work hard, play hard.” While she relaxed during the summer meandering through the endless green fields of Ireland and sightseeing at the historical castles in London, she also got do...

Leia Albornoz
Staff Writer

Leia Albornoz

Hailing from Rancho Cucamonga, California, Leia Albornoz (‘25) is looking to make her mark as a new Staff Writer for the Webb Canyon Chronicle. Leia stands at a towering 4'11”, and, serving as last year’s VWS freshman clas...

Brandon Arteaga
Staff Writer

Brandon Arteaga

A torn labrum for some may sound like a painful inconvenience, but for Brandon Arteaga (‘24), the injury was merely a minor obstacle on his way to achieving athletic prowess. Familiar with a tee and bat since age one, Brandon...

Sydney Morales
Staff Writer

Sydney Morales

Ambition and creativity are prominent traits of an Aries; Sydney Morales (‘25) is excited to join the Webb Canyon Chronicle as a staff writer, producing lively articles as she explores and reports on the lives of fellow Web...

Lisa Peng
Staff Writer

Lisa Peng

From the things she does to the things she likes, Lisa Peng (‘24) is truly one of a kind. Coming from Chongqing, China, she moved to Rancho Cucamonga when she was 9. Lisa quickly learned English, and reading books became one...

Ethan Undello
Staff Writer

Ethan Undello

Ethan Undello (‘25) is the Iron Man of Webb. Why? Well, it's because of his many fashionable suits of armor. Sports are essential to Ethan, as he has played football for three years. Every day after school he suits up to play...

Leo Levitin-Shilman
Staff Writer

Leo Levitin-Shilman

This year, Leo Levitin-Shilman (‘23) is a new face on the Webb Canyon Chronicle team as a staff writer. As a writing enthusiast, it’s no surprise his favorite class was Fundamentals of Composition with Mr. Hansen, which enh...

Yuki Layman
Staff Writer

Yuki Layman

If Yuki Layman (‘25) starred in a Marvel movie, she would take on the role of Spider-woman. Although Yuki has never been bitten by a radioactive spider, her expert dance moves rival Spider-Man's flips when a good song comes on,...

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