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2018-2019 Staff

Isabella Schlact


Isabella Schlact is a junior who has been at Berkeley since Pre-K. She enjoys improv acting, fashion and writing.  Isabella also loves chilling out with her dog, Coco the Wonder Schnoodle.  Her favorite bands include (but are...

Tess Fuller


Tess is a sophmore who enjoys making memories and creating stories in her own life, then writing them down for others to experience. Tess finds all the answers she needs about the world around her in all forms of artwork, be it...

Austin Cahn

Web Editor

Austin Cahn is a Senior, the Head Web Editor of the Fanfare, a student library proctor, and in his fourth year working for the Berkeley Fanfare. Current hobbies include: excessively gaming on weekends, reading comics and novels...

Nina Pastore

Photography Editor

Nina Pastore, the Fanfare’s Head Editor of Photography, has been a Berkeley student since 2007. When away from her camera, Nina can be found practicing with the Varsity Rowing Team or running lines in the Lykes Center with other...

Jack Mouch

Assistant Web Editor

Jack Mouch is a junior who has been at Berkeley since Pre-K. Jack enjoys traveling, learning new concepts, watching sports (mostly soccer), and incessantly working on his backhand during weekends (tennis). When not at school,...

Charvi Sharma

Assistant Photography Editor

Charvi Sharma is a sophomore this year at Berkeley, and is a photographer on the Fanfare. As well as being on the Fanfare, Charvi is a member of Film Production, the Physics and Astronomy Club, the Math Club, Writing Tutors, and...

Mara Xiong

Section Editor

Mara is a junior writing on the Fanfare for the third year in a row. In addition to being a section editor for the newspaper, Mara is also a Writing Tutor, a Regional Leader for the Florida Junior Classical League (FJCL), the...

Kendyl Kirtley

Section Editor

Kendyl Kirtley is that shy, quiet freshman who only talks when she has something to say- and so she uses writing to express herself instead. Besides having a passion for all things art, writing and travel, she loves to read and...

Samir Saeed

Section Editor

Samir Saeed is a freshman who has attended Berkeley since Pre-K. In addition to writing for FanFare, he participates in Latin Club, History Bowl and Diversity club. On weekends, you can often find Samir out on the golf course....

Catherine Amburgey

Section Editor

Catherine is a freshman who has attended Berkeley since fourth grade. She is a member of the Crew team, SARC, Orchestra and Diversity Club. When not writing, Catherine loves to listen to music, volunteer around Tampa, draw or...