The Voice of the Wildkats

2019-2020 Staff

Kelsey Soape

VOW Editor in Chief

Kelsey is a junior, a third year journalism student and this is her second year on the newspaper staff. After high school she plans on attending Texas State University in San Marcos, majoring in Journalism and teaching high sch...

Carlie Rutledge

VOW assistant editor

Carlie is a junior, in 4-H and plays varsity tennis. After high school she plans on finishing her basics at LoneStar, then transferring to University of North Texas. You can reach her at carlie.rutl[email protected]

Terri Ray

VOW staff

Terri is a junior and an officer in the award-winning Sweethearts drill team. Terri has been involved in journalism since her freshmen year, and she has worked on the yearbook and on the newspaper. She loves to write, but rea...

Zulema Lopez

VOW staff

Zulema is a senior, she took a year of journalism and also took two years of photography before joining the yearbook and newspaper staff this year. After graduating, she is attending The Art Institute of Houston. You can reach her...

Katlyn Coyer

VOW staff

Katlyn is a senior, she plays softball and plans to attend college at Sam Houston University to study nursing. You can reach her at [email protected] ...

Ryan Springs

VOW staff

Ryan is a senior that's in Cross Country and part of the debate team. Other clubs such as Deca and Justice league are apart of his past time.  He's only motivated to improve upon himself each day and help others along the way...

Charnell Haywood

VOW staff

I am a junior. I love talking and laughing with people. I usually talk to new people every week. I am also involved in Kat news. I love taking pictures and watching movies(MARVEL FAN) especially on Netflix. I tend to cherish...

Jeremy Harper

VOW staff

Jeremy is a senior, he is varsity football player and swimmer and is a third year journalism student, second year newspaper member. He plans on majoring in history at Southwestern University. You can reach him at [email protected]  

Hailey Alvarez

VOW staff

Hailey is a sophomore, she has been in colorguard for a year now, starting her second. She will be going to state with the marching band in San Antonio. She is a second year journalism student and first year newspaper staff memb...

Kenia Grimaldo

VOW staff

Kenia is a senior and is involved in yearbook & newspaper. She is also an officer in HOSA and works part time at Red Lobster. She in the youngest of 5 daughters and she plans to attend college in the fall . You can reach Kenia...

Summer Rains

VOW staff

Summer is a sophomore at Willis High School. She is a part of the UIL Journalism team and in Commercial Photography. She plans on going to NYU to become a screenwriter. You can reach her at [email protected]

Caleigh Nabors

VOW staff

Caleigh is a senior, four year journalism student, and a three year newspaper staff member. She is attending Sam Houston State University this fall where she will live in the country with cows. She is quite awesome & very hum...

Piper Neumann

VOW staff

Piper is a sophomore. She plays JV volleyball and is the JV captain. When she graduates she hopes to attend University of North Texas and be a journalist. You can reach her at [email protected]

Katherine Lee

VOW staff

Katherine is a sophomore at Willis High School and is involved in varsity choir, student council, journalism UIL, Spanish NHS and the school musical. Her email is [email protected] if needed :)...

Ali McNew

VOW staff

Ali is a senior at Willis High School. She plays for the girls varsity basketball team and is an officer for National Honor Society. After high school, Ali wants to study journalism at Baylor University and go on to be a traveling...

Will Nye


Will is a senior and is a staff photographer for yearbook and newspaper. His time is split between his president positions in both the class of 2020 and NHS, but he always finds time to grow his photography skills and run his...

Johnny Zumarraga

VOW contributor

Johnny loves to draw and loves the Astros. He wants to study animation and have a career in art. Johnny loves everything Disney.

Peyton Payne

VOW contributor

Sure Ibukun

VOW contributor

Heather Jackson

VOW contributor

Demaris Pelayo

VOW contributor

Demaris is a senior and an editor on the yearbook staff. She is a member of almost every club at WHS and an officer in most of them. A classic overachiever, she is hoping to attend UT in the fall. She has been a member of Wil...

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