Journalism Alumni

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We appreciate all of our journalism alumni for their unique contributions to Ethic News and La Plaza Press. Below are some alumni bios.

  • Daniel Waters, class of 2021

    Daniel Waters, class of 2021

    Daniel Waters was the Sports and Opinion editor for La Plaza Press. He was one of the original members of the bilingual publication. At Redlands East Valley High School, Waters played football for three years… More


  • Ahlora Smith, class of 2020

    Ahlora Smith, class of 2020

    Ahlora Smith served in various leadership positions for both Ethic News and La Plaza Press. She was Arts and Entertainment editor as well as Managing Publisher and Chief Executive for Ethic News. She was the… More


  • Nayelli Bermudez, class of 2020

    Nayelli Bermudez, class of 2020

    Nayelli Bermudez was editor-in-chief of La Plaza Press. She attended Redlands East Valley High School In high school, she was interested in joining La Plaza because of the bilingual aspect. She had always been interested… More


  • Gael Perez, class of 2020

    Gael Perez, class of 2020

    Gael Perez was Chief Executive for La Plaza Press. He attended Citrus Valley High School. Perez was involved in cross country as well as Spanish Club. His favorite class was AP Human Geography because it… More


  • Christina Andronescu, class of 2020

    Christina Andronescu, class of 2020

    Christina Andronescu joined Ethic News her sophomore year, and was a senior was the Editor in Chief for Citrus Valley High School. She was also one of the founding members of La Plaza Press. Andronescu… More


  • David Mikhail, class of 2019

    David Mikhail, class of 2019

    David Mikhail was a freelancer during Ethic News’ inaugural year and also served as Business Manager. He attended Redlands East Valley High School. Mikhail says of his time with Ethic News, “Working at Ethic, especially… More


  • Matt Kristoffersen, class of 2018

    Matt Kristoffersen, class of 2018

    Matt Kristoffersen was the REV Editor-in-Chief and the Copy Editor for the 2017-18 school year. In addition to being the Editor-in-Chief, Matt played the Tenor Saxophone with the Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band at REV… More


  • Victoria Chung, class of 2018

    Victoria Chung, class of 2018

    Victoria Chung was the REV Managing Editor for Ethic News. Chung was was class valedictorian for the class of 2016 at Redlands East Valley High School. In addition, she participated and held numerous leadership positions… More


  • Jessica Lopez, class of 2018

    Jessica Lopez, class of 2018

    Jessica Lopez was a managing editor for Ethic News and a sophomore staff writer during its inaugural year. Lopez says, “Being one the first people to start Ethic was great! I still remember there only… More


  • Dylan Miars, class of 2018

    Dylan Miars, class of 2018

    Dylan Miars was the 2017-2018 News Editor for ETHIC. In addition to this, he was REV’s National Honors Society Chairman and President, Stakeholder in the LCAP Advisory Committee, and Student Representative on the REV School… More


  • Lauryn Best, class of 2017

    Lauryn Best, class of 2017

    Lauryn Best was the co-editor-in-chief of Ethic News. She attended Citrus Valley High School. Best has a message for current journalism students in the video above.


  • Cameron Kroetz, class of 2017

    Cameron Kroetz, class of 2017

    Cameron Kroetz was a freelancer, writer, and news editor for Ethic News. He was involved in the marching band and music program more generally all four years of my time at Redlands East Valley High… More


  • Savannah Patino, class of 2017

    Savannah Patino, class of 2017

    Savanna Patino was the Arts & Entertainment editor for the 2016-2017 school year. She was also in honor court, CSF, the Colorguard captain at REV, East Valley Singers president, mixed show choir director, and Vice… More


  • Jonas Poggi, Class of 2017

    Jonas Poggi, Class of 2017

    Jonas Poggi was an Ethic News staff writer in 2015-2016 and the co-host and founder of Ethic Visual, which spurred the creation of Ethic Viewpoint in 2016-2017. On the Ethic Visual program, Poggi covered current… More


  • Madeline Chung, class of 2016

    Madeline Chung was the 2015-2016 Co-Editor-in-Chief and Features Editor for Ethic News. Chung was an honors student and athlete during her time at Redlands East Valley High School, with leadership positions in Math Club, Key… More


  • Layla Abbas, class of 2016

    Layla Abbas, class of 2016

    Layla Abbas was the co-editor-in-chief and Opinion editor during Ethic News’ inaugural year. She attended Citrus Valley High School. She feels that Ethic News/La Plaza is not just another high school class. She believes that… More


  • Annie Delgado, class of 2016

    Annie Delgado was the managing publisher and news editor for Ethic News its inaugural year. During her years at Redlands East Valley High School, Annie was very involved with extracurricular activities. Other than Ethic, Annie… More


  • Joshua Nuesca, class of 2016

    Joshua Nuesca, class of 2016

    Joshua Nuesca was the 2015-2016 Layout Editor for Ethic. He was responsible for the production of the first magazines for the newsgroup and dedicated a lot of his time to design and writing articles for… More


  • Ryan Aranda, class of 2016

    Ryan Aranda, class of 2016

    Ryan Aranda was the Ethic News sports editor its inaugural year. While at Redlands East Valley, Aranda was a four-year member of the school’s basketball team. Some of his basketball achievements at REV include being… More


  • Bella Hanlon, class of 2016

    Bella Hanlon, class of 2016

    Bella Hanlon was a writer for Ethic News during its inaugural 2015-2016 school year.  Aside from being involved in Ethic her senior year, Bella was a Varsity Song member, ASB executive vice president, a Link… More