2017-2018 Staff

Alex Mitchell

Alex Mitchell

This is senior Alex Mitchell's fourth and final year on the Bear Facts staff and her second year as Editor in Chief. In addition to reporting and photographing, she is in a leader in Student Council, an FanStandATX reporter and...

Cassidy Ray

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.

Melina Pasillas

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

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.

Makayla Bryant

Makayla Bryant

Senior Makayla Bryant is one of the two Publishing Editors for the BearFacts and is an anchor for the high school's BearNation News. Makayla is considering the University of Texas at Austin where she would like to study Business....

Kareesa Cavazos

Kareesa Cavazos

Senior Kareesa Cavazos is a reporter for the Bear Facts and also plays basketball for the Lady Bears. Kareesa would like to attend the University of Texas to study journalism. She also enjoys binge watching "Grey's Anatomy."

Minka Atkinson

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,...

Nastassia Carter

Nastassia Carter

Senior 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...

DeMoNaye Rector

DeMoNaye Rector

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.

Tori Carnahan

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...

Brandon Strambler

Brandon Strambler

This is Bear Facts Copy Editor and senior Brandon Strambler's third and final year on the newspaper staff. Other than writing, his main interests include anything related to music, online media, and technology.

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