Benson High News

2019-2020 Staff

Anthony Arenas-Rubiales

Eiditor and Chief of the Newspaper

Anthony Arenas-Rubiales is a senior and is the editor and chief of the newspaper. He has worked for the Benson paper for two years, he chose the newspaper because it has more opportunities for leadership then yearbook. His hobbies...

Lorena Loza

Managing Editor

This is junior Lorena Loza's first year as managing editor.  Last year, she served as the "Know Us" section editor of the yearbook.   She switched from yearbook to newspaper because she wants to improve the quality and readership...

Cortney Gardner


Courtney Gardner is a junior at Benson. She is part of the yearbook staff and is a helper for the BensonHighNews. This is her first year doing yearbook, and she is really looking forward to it. Cortney is in softball, student...

Lavender Williams


Senior Lavender Williams is currently in her first year of being a reporter for Benson High News. She enjoys art very much as it is one of her passions. Lavender is apart of NHS, College Possible and the Art Club. She is a tennis...



sophomore, Mariska is in her second year of being a news reporter. She hopes to graduate.

Dustin Maguire


Senior Dustin Maguire is a first year reporter for the Benson High News. Some of his hobbies include deejaying at events and wood working. He looks forward to meeting this year's deadlines and receiving awards. Dustin hopes to...

Amanda DeSantiago


Amanda DeSantiago is a senior and this is her first year working for the newspaper.  She likes to take photos, and create art. She dreams of going to all 50 states, and she is looking forward to graduating!

Audreyanna Gregorio

Photojournalist and Web Master

Audreyanna is a photojournalist and web master for the She started out on yearbook during her sophomore year then became a photojournalist junior year. Besides working on the website, she spends her time doin...

Jade Purdy

Photojournalist and Web Master

Jade Purdy is one of the photojournalists, and web master for the This is her first year working on staff. Some of her hobbies include swimming, traveling and driving around town. One thing she has always wanted...

Audrey Mugisha


Audrey Mugisha is a senior, he is a videographer here at the His hobbies include filming, listening and writing to his own music. Audrey is looking forward to graduating on time, and finishing his short film.

Miracle Smith


Senior, Miracle Smith is a webmaster for the She has been a staff member for two years. Miracles' hobbies are reading and practicing dance routines. She hopes to swim with the dolphins and sharks in Hawaii....

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