About Us

Alex Gervasi

Alex is a sophomore reporter, this is his first year in Wy-News. In the music department, Alex plays the trumpet for Symphony Band, Jazz Band, and Marching Band; but he is also apart of Percussion Ensemble and Tri-M. He is also involved in Science Olympiad and Golf. Outside of school he is a trumpet player for the Dearborn Youth Symphony Orchestra.
“I joined Wy-News because I wanted to involve myself in a challenging activity like this.”

Cecilia Kujawa

Emma Rankine

Emma is a senior and is the Editor-in-Chief. She has been part of the Wy-News for three years. Inside school she is the Head Drum Major of the Wyandotte Marching Chiefs, Vice President of National Honors Society, an officer of Tri-M, and a member of Student Council, Link Crew, jazz band, and science club. Outside of school she is first chair cellist at Dearborn Youth Symphony and a member of Michigan Youth Symphony Orchestra. She also likes to kickbox, babysit, and hang out with friends.
“I joined newspaper my sophomore year because I love to get involved with everything the school has to offer. However, has been so much more than just a class. I would truly be a different person if it weren’t for the Wy-News and the people in it.”

Hannah Gripp

Hannah is a senior reporter. This is her first year participating in Wy-News. Inside of school, she is a member of the varsity tennis team, a member of the Teen Task Force, is a mentor for the PBIS Lunch Club, and a member of NHS. Outside of school Hannah is very involved with the Woodhaven Kiwanis, volunteering with the media department of her church, and her part time job at Francesca’s.
“I joined Wy-News because I’ve always been passionate on writing and I knew this would be a rewarding challenge to master a new style of writing, while learning more about school events and our student body.”

Isaac Bolton

Isaac is a sophomore reporter. This is his first year participating in the Wy-News. He is involved in the Marching Band, and Boy Scouts.” I joined newspaper to get a new and more challenging experience.”

Jude Rodriguez

Jude is a sophomore reporter. This is his first year in Wy-News. He was a member of the eXtreme Science Club and earned his varsity letter in his freshman year of Men’s Junior Varsity Rowing. He is also a part of his old middle school church’s Teen Forum.
“I joined Wy-News because I’m a serial writer and enjoy getting out there to ask questions.”

Julia Tully

Julia is a sophomore reporter. This is her first year in Wy-News. Inside of school, she is involved in A cappella choir, Rovasi chorale, Theatre and she is a trumpet player in Marching Band. Outside of school, she helps out the Wyandotte Academy Youth Choir, directed by Mrs. Kane.
“I joined Wy-News because I love to write, and I just wanted to challenge myself to learn a completely different way of writing.”

Kate Simpson

Lillian Settles

Max Skolnik

Max is a senior and is the BearDaily Editor-in-Chief. He has been apart of Wy-News for two years. Inside of school, he is the Senior Drum Major of the Marching Band, the President of NHS, a member of the Men’s Varsity Rowing Team, Secretary of Science Club and Tri-M, is a class representative for Student Council, and is a Link Crew Leader. Outside of school he volunteers at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, is a cellist in the Dearborn Youth Symphony Orchestra, and is a member of his church youth group. “I wanted to join Wy-News to bring more information and content to the student body for their enjoyment. I love everything about Wy-News, from the people, to the topics we report on, to all the different types of experiences I am exposed to. I never thought I’d love something so much as I do the Wy-News.”

Megan Harper

Megan is a sophomore reporter. This is her first year in Wy-News. At school, she is involved in Symphony Band, Science Club, and Tri-M. She is also actively involved in class activities, such as choreographing for lip sync and making the homecoming banner. Outside of school, she is a competitive dancer, and spends the majority of her time rehearsing and performing.
“I joined Wy-News to challenge myself to do something new and improve my writing.”

Natalie Reid

Natalie is a junior reporter. This is her first year in Wy-News. Inside of school, she is apart of NHS, Link Crew, and is a varsity sideline and competitive cheerleader. “I joined Wy-News because I love to write and I wanted to try something new.”

Nick Campbell

Megan is a sophomore reporter. This is her first year in Wy-News. At school, she is involved in Symphony Band, Science Club, and Tri-M. She is also actively involved in class activities, such as choreographing for lip sync and making the homecoming banner. Outside of school, she is a competitive dancer, and spends the majority of her time rehearsing and performing.
“I joined Wy-News to challenge myself to do something new and improve my writing.”

Sa'Mya Overall

SaMya Overall is a senior and Feature Editor of Wy-News. This is only her second year in newspaper. Inside school, she plays drums in the Wyandotte Marching Chiefs drumline, and jazz band, is involved in book club and NHS, and a member of the women’s varsity rowing crew. Outside of school, she works a part time job and volunteers at local libraries. “Newspaper helped me discover my love for journalism. The rush of finding the right information to give to readers is indescribable. I honestly don’t know what I would do without Wy-News.”

Wendy Guzman

Wendy is a senior and is the Executive Editor. She has been part of the Wy-News for three years. Inside school she is her class Corresponding Secretary, Junior Secretary of NHS, and a staff reporter for the Wy-Hi yearbook. She is also a part of Link Crew, Art Club, and plays soccer. Outside of school she volunteers at her church, paints, and babysits.
“I love everything about newspaper. There is truly no better feeling than being able to inform and connect with the student body. I love giving students a voice and covering what’s really important to us as high school students.”