2017-2018 Staff

Cassidy Ray

Sports Editor

Junior Cassidy Ray is the Sports Editor for the Bear Facts newspaper and also plays for the Lady Bears Softball team. Cassidy hopes to attend Texas A&M Corpus Christi to receive her bachelors degree in nursing.

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Melina Pasillas


Junior Melina Pasillas is a reporter on the Bear Facts newspaper staff.

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James Sanchez


Junior James Sanchez is a reporter for the Bear Facts staff. In addition to writing for the Bear Facts, James is an athletic trainer and plays guitar.

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Alex Mitchell

Photography Editor

As a sophomore, this is Alex Mitchell's second year on the Bear Facts newspaper staff. In addition to reporting and photographing, she is in Student Council and is on the powerlifting team. She would like to be either a civil...

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Makayla Bryant

Entertainment Editor

Sophomore Makayla Bryant is the Entertainment Editor for the Bear Facts and on the golf team. Makayla is thinking about attending the University of Texas or Texas A&M where she would like to study English. She enjoys hunting...

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Kareesa Cavazos


Sophomore Kareesa Cavazos plays basketball in addition to reporting for the Bear Facts. Kareesa would like to attend the University of Texas to study journalism. She also enjoys binge watching "Grey's Anatomy."

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Minka Atkinson


Editor-in-Chief Minka Atkinson is a senior. This is Minka's third year on the Bear Facts staff. In addition to working for the Bear Facts, she is a member of Bookworms, the BHS book club. Although she hasn't decided on a college,...

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Nastassia Carter


Junior Nastassia Carter is a reporter for the Bear Facts, following in the footsteps of her brother, DeJay, who was on the staff for three years. Nastassia is on the basketball and track teams at BHS. She would like to study...

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DeMoNaye Rector

Campus Life Editor

Junior DeMoNaye Rector is the Campus Life Editor for the Bear Facts. She also plays volleyball, basketball, soccer and track for BHS and would like to attend UT Austin.

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Tori Carnahan


Senior Tori Carnahan is in her fourth year on the Bear Facts staff. She began her career as a reporter during her freshman year and was the Editor-in-Chief junior year. While Tori is not in the Bear Facts class for her senior...

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