The Hilltopper

2023-2024 Staff

Anish Patel
Editor in Chief

Anish Patel

Anish is a current senior in the Academy. He enjoys reading, watching Suits, and playing tennis and piano. He involves himself in various different volunteering opportunities and enjoys reading about politics and other current...

Christopher Tava
Editor in Chief

Christopher Tava

Chris is a senior in the Academy for Mathematics, Science, and Engineering. This is his 4th year on the Hilltopper staff. In his free time, Chris enjoys catching up on new movies and exercising.

Navya Vasireddy
Assistant Editor

Navya Vasireddy

Navya Vasireddy is a junior in the Academy for Math, Science, and Engineering, and she's very excited to serve as this year's Assistant Editor! In her free time, Navya loves to bike, binge-watch Netflix, and read at Barnes & Noble....

Shriya Surti
Photography Director

Shriya Surti

Shriya is a sophomore in the Magnet program at Morris Hills. She has been an active photographer for four years and is looking forward to being the Photography Director for the Hilltopper this year. Outside of school, Shriya likes...

Meg Dimaano
Social Media Manager

Meg Dimaano

Sejal Butala
Social Media Manager

Sejal Butala

Sejal Butala is a junior in the Academy for Math, Science, and Engineering, and it is her 3rd year on the Hilltopper staff. She is really excited to help co-manage the Hilltopper instagram account! When she is not busy with work,...

Melinda Huang
Journalism Specialist

Melinda Huang

Melinda Huang is a junior in The Academy for Math, Science, and Engineering. She aspires to become a doctor, so she can positively impact the lives of others. Melinda enjoys tennis and reading during her free time as well as fencing...

Julia Krieger
Staff Writer

Julia Krieger

Julia Krieger is a current junior at Morris Hills. This year, she has earned the position of Editor-in-Chief for the Knight Writers magazine. Julia loves writing, photography, art, and other forms of creativity. She continues...

Staff Writer

Calliana Kim

Calliana Kim (Cal) is a senior. She is particularly active in the Morris Hills Theatre community, and enjoys reading and playing the piano in her spare time.

Cartoonist

Oleg Kokarev

Oleg is part of the cartooning team for this year's Hilltopper. He obviously loves to draw, and enjoys video games and taking care of plants. He aspires to become an even more creative artist in the future.

Hailie Patel
Staff Writer

Hailie Patel

Hailie Patel is a senior at Morris Hills. With an unwavering commitment to academic excellence, Hailie is apart of AMSE and hopes to pursue higher education in the field of engineering next year. Beyond academics, Hailie has an...

Araceli Gomez
Staff Writer

Araceli Gomez

Araceli is a freshman enrolled in the Magnet Program and loves learning new things, especially math. She enjoys dancing, choregraphing dances, baking, reading a new book, and spending time with her family. She loves planning events...

Staff Writer

Nathan Lucas

Nathan is a current freshman here at Morris Hills. He is a passionate writer and has joined the Hilltoper with the intention of being a professional journalist in the future. He hopes to eventually be an on air correspondent for...

Nathaniel Hong
Staff Writer

Nathaniel Hong

Nate Hong is joining the Hilltopper staff for the first time this year. His hobbies include playing soccer, enjoying the virtual depths of video games, and spending time outside with friends and family. No mater the activity,...

Rishi Parikh
Staff Writer

Rishi Parikh

Rishi is a sophomore in the Math and Science Magnet Program. This is his first year at Hilltopper, and knows that joining Hilltopper would be the best way to sharpen his writing skills and write about his passions. Outside of...

Sanvi Gandhi
Staff Writer

Sanvi Gandhi

Sanvi is a freshman in the Magnet program, and she's excited to be writing for the Hilltopper! She enjoys reading and writing about a variety of topics. In her free time, Sanvi enjoys biking, listening to music, and watching Netflix....

Tiffany Albornoz
Staff Writer

Tiffany Albornoz

Tiffany Albornoz is a Junior at Morris Hills High School this year. She is a part of ITS (drama club), spring track, and now Hilltopper! Some hobbies she enjoys are dancing, reading, writing, and playing guitar.

Staff Writer

Emma Davis

Emma Davis is a Junior taking part in Hilltopper for the first time this year. She is very interested in both reading and writing. She also takes part in both productions on the Morris Hills Stage as well as Cheer. She's not entirely...

Trina Chatterjee
Staff Writer

Trina Chatterjee

Trina is a freshman in The Academy for Math, Science, and Engineering, and she is excited to be part of The Hilltopper! She is passionate about writing and journalism, and loves to learn about different perspectives. She is involved...

Carolyn He
Staff Writer

Carolyn He

Carolyn He is a junior in the Academy for Mathematics, Science, and Engineering. This year, Carolyn hopes to fulfill her role as the voice of the MH student body by writing and delivering quality student journalism. In the meantime,...

Ivan Gomez
Staff Writer

Ivan Gomez

Ivan enjoys playing rugby for the Morris Lions Rugby club and is looking forward to the third year of wrestling for Morris Hills High School in the winter. He is currently a Senior at Morris Hills and loves writing. He is writing...

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