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Callie Pautler

Callie Pautler

Callie is a senior at Greeley West. She is a member of the Spartan marching band as a flute player. She enjoys staying at home and occasionally goes on long road trips just to drive. Her life after  isn’t really figured out yet, but ...

Hunter Redfern
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Hunter Redfern

Hunter is a junior at Greeley West. He plays baseball for the school, and is a big fan of sports. He enjoys working, watching sports, and spending time with friends outside of school.

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Kendrix Watts

Kendrix is a junior at Greeley West. He played football but suffered an injury to where he couldn’t play this season. He loves to listen to music and spend time with his friends and family. He also enjoys watching sports and...

Abby Rivera-Flores
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Abby Rivera-Flores

Abby is a junior at Greeley West. She loves tennis and band. She is also a member of Dream Team and LULAC. Abby also enjoys her time outside of school like in downtown Greeley. She enjoys playing the piano and being apart of the...

Jonah Rangel
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Jonah Rangel

Jonah is an AVID senior at Greeley West . Not afraid to approach a challenge, Jonah does not shy away from opportunities and always strives to be better. While playing multiple sports throughout his high school career - with wrestling...

Jaziel Soto
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Jaziel Soto

Jaziel is a junior at Greeley West who plays football and basketball. His favorite sport is basketball and he hopes to go far in life. Jaziel can be quiet sometimes, but when he’s with the homies he’s a whole different person...

Cesar Villanueva
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Cesar Villanueva

Cesar is an AVID junior at Greeley West. He enjoys listening to music and watching movies and TV shows. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his friends and family. He also enjoys playing video games with his friends. H...

Elizabeth Maldonado
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Elizabeth Maldonado

Elizabeth is a junior at Greeley West. She enjoys bettering her mental health and loves to help others find peace within themselves. She spends most of her time outside trying to connect with her higher self and loves meeting n...

Linda Maturino
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Linda Maturino

Linda is an AVID senior who enjoys quality time with her friends and family. She hopes to be a great veterinarian someday and have an animal shelter. In her free time, she spends time with her dogs and practices her terrible sing...

Edgar Urquidi
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Edgar Urquidi

Edgar is a junior at Greeley West High School. He pitches and plays outfield for the West baseball team. He is also an AVID student. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and girlfriend and also likes watching...

Madison Banman
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Madison Banman

Madison is an AVID Senior at Greeley West. She enjoys fishing and camping with her friends and family. She plans on going to college to become a trauma nurse, while learning how to play the piano on the side.

Debanhy Cerrillo Proano
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Debanhy Cerrillo Proano

Debanhy is a junior in Greeley West High School. She is currently starting to get into the art spectrum wanting to achieve something great in her life since sports aren’t her thing. Writing has started coming into her as well...

Marinez Espinoza
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Marinez Espinoza

Marinez is a junior at Greeley West. She loves spending time with her family and friends. She loves going hiking or camping. She has a big family of four brothers and one sister and loves it that way....

Jasiah Lujan
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Jasiah Lujan

Jasiah is a junior in high school and is hoping to graduate his junior year. He loves sports, but his favorite sport is football. His favorite football team is the Denver Broncos. He is also into electrical engineering and his ...

Nevan Henry
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Nevan Henry

Nevan is a junior at Greeley West High School. He likes traveling and likes to watch football. When he is not at school, he likes to hang out with family and friends and go to sporting events. He plans to go to college at CSU....

Steven Lanphear
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Steven Lanphear

Steven is a junior at Greeley West. He loves music and animals. His main instrument is the piano followed by the cello. Steven hopes one day to attend Julliard in New York to follow his career in music. After music he would lik...

Eli Torrez
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Eli Torrez

Eli is a junior at Greeley West who plays baseball and tennis. He pitches and plays outfield on the baseball team. In his free time he likes to hang out with friends and play video games.

Jacey Piacenza
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Jacey Piacenza

Jacey is a senior at Greeley West. She loves sports and is involved in football, soccer, diving, and track making her the only four sport athlete at the school currently. She loves to write and compete. Jacey hopes to play so...

Demitri Jaramillo
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Demitri Jaramillo

Demitri is a senior at Greeley West who plays football and track. He is a running back for the Spartans and has been playing all four years. In track, he runs the 100 and 200 meter dash with the 100 being his favorite. In his ...

Maryan Hassan
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Maryan Hassan

Maryan is an IB student at Greeley West. She enjoys learning new things and the outdoors. She seems very quiet at first but once you get to know her she is talkative. When she's not at school she enjoys cooking and braiding hair.

Letia Juarez
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Letia Juarez

Letia is an AVID senior at Greeley West. She has dreams of one day becoming a trauma surgeon. She values her tight-knit family and her four dogs, Ziggy, Patches, Lucy, and Chloe. She takes her education very seriously and takes...

Armando Lopez
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Armando Lopez

Armando is an AVID senior at Greeley West. He isn’t very talkative at first, but once you get to know him, he won’t shut up. As weird as it sounds, Armando likes to run and is a varsity track runner. His hobbies are running,...

Tani Schuttler

Tani Schuttler

Tanian Schuttler is an IB junior at Greeley West. She is involved in many school activities such as theater, NHS, Student Council, and, of course, newspaper. She loves getting involved and being active in her community and she...

Caleb Sandoval
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Caleb Sandoval

Caleb is an AVID senior at Greeley West. He loves getting involved in whatever he can. Caleb is one of the drum majors for the Pride of the Spartans marching band, a member of FCA, NHS, and Link Crew. He competes in cross coun...

Zachary Headley
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Zachary Headley

Zachary Headley is a senior at GWHS and is looking forward to sharing stories through newspaper. He has lived in Greeley his whole life, is an avid photographer, and enjoys the outdoors. Zach competes in cross country and track, as ...

Nizhoni Ortiz
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Nizhoni Ortiz

Nizhoni Ortiz is an AVID senior at Greeley West. She enjoys being involved in school with clubs and sports such as being the drum major for the Pride of the Spartans marching band, a member of the cheer team, FCA and NHS. If she’s...

Landry Young
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Landry Young

Landry Young, is a junior at Greeley West. She plays for the tennis team in the spring and is a member of the marching band. Landry is also involved in the IB program. She loves being creative, active, and enjoying all that life...

Brendan McCune
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Brendan McCune

Brendan McCune is a senior IB student at West. He believes the press and the freedom to utilize it is something truly incredible. McCune plants to major in the liberal arts in college and is looking forward to bringing information,...

Nathaniel Rudolph
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Nathaniel Rudolph

Nathaniel Rudolph is a junior at Greeley West High School. He plays the tenor saxophone in the marching band and swims with the defending 5A State Champions in the spring. He loves hiking and fishing in the mountains, and enjoys...

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