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2021-2022 Staff

Aryana Makati
Co-Editor in Chief

Aryana Makati

Aryana Makati is Co Editor-in-Chief of the Fanfare this year. She is also the founder of Berkeley Academy’s student newspaper “The Scholar Times”. Aryana has attended Berkeley since Pre-K and is currently a sophomore. In...

Reagan Brown
Co-Editor in Chief

Reagan Brown

Reagan is a senior who started Berkeley as a 9th grader. This year she is Co-Editor-in-Chief, as well as a member of the Phoenix Literary Magazine. Outside of school, she spends her time riding her horse, reading, and making art.

Kamora Provine
Head Photo Editor

Kamora Provine

Kamora is a senior who has been working with the Fanfare since freshman year. She has previously worked as a staff writer with some interest in photography, but now holds the position as Head Photo Editor. She can't wait to work...

Caroline Wehrell
Section Editor

Caroline Wehrell

Caroline is a senior this year and a section editor for the Fanfare. She has been part of the Fanfare since her sophomore year. If she’s not editing articles, you can find her in downtown Tampa dancing ballet!

Kaitlyn Mang
Section Editor

Kaitlyn Mang

Kaitlyn Mang is a section editor for the Fanfare this year. She is a junior at Berkeley and has been here since 6th grade. Kaitlyn enjoys playing tennis in her free time and hanging out with her friends. Kaitlyn loves to travel...

Meghna Bukkapatnam
Section Editor

Meghna Bukkapatnam

Meghna Bukkapatnam is a section editor for the Fanfare this year, and has been writing since her freshman year. She is a junior at Berkeley and has been here since 3rd grade. She has been playing the violin for the past ten years...

Peyton Kirtley
Photographer

Peyton Kirtley

Peyton Kirtley is a photographer for fanfare this year. She is a junior at Berkeley and has been here since 4th grade. In her free time, Peyton loves to sing, play the piano, volunteer, spend time with her friends and work out....

Vivian Willis
Photographer

Vivian Willis

Vivian Willis is a junior, and this is her first year on Berkeley fanfare. She has been a student at Berkeley since 6th grade. She has always been interested in photography and capturing moments. Vivian found her love of photography...

Rachel Howell
Photographer

Rachel Howell

Rachel is a senior who started Berkeley in 8th grade. This is her first year on FanFare, and she is so excited to join the staff as a photographer. While she is new to the staff, she can't wait to start documenting the Berkeley...

Mary Ellinor
Photographer

Mary Ellinor

Mary is a Junior who just started writing for the Fanfare this year. Along with the Fanfare, she also does the Writing Center, Berkeley Guides, The Environmental club, and rows for the Berkeley crew team. In her free time, she...

Naomi Parker
Staff Writer

Naomi Parker

Naomi Parker is a freshman who is writing for Fanfare for her first time. Naomi is new to not only Fanfare but also Berkeley this year. She hopes to discover more ways to fully pursue her love for writing through school and further...

Samantha Zophin
Staff Writer

Samantha Zophin

Samantha Zophin is one of Fanfare's staff writers, and is a current freshman who is new to Berkeley. Outside of class, she plans on playing on Berkeley's lacrosse team, and is a part of not only Fanfare, but Jewish Culture club...

Eli Jenkins
Staff Writer

Eli Jenkins

Eli Jenkins is a sophomore who is new to the Fanfare as a writer. He has been at Berkeley since Pre-K and enjoys getting involved in the community through various clubs including JEDI and Origami. He enjoys writing fiction, digital...

Mia Steele
Staff Writer

Mia Steele

Mia is a junior who aside from being a staff writer for the fanfare is also a guide, writing center tutor, and member of the community service council. Outside of school you can find Mia spending time with her family and friends...

Web Manager

Mason Cruse

Mason has been a part of the Fanfare since his freshman year, and has enjoyed every minute of it. He also enjoys playing with his dog, running, and helping other people. He signed on as Web Manager for his Sophomore year, continuing...