The Student Site of Castilleja School

Counterpoint

The Student Site of Castilleja School

Counterpoint

The Student Site of Castilleja School

Counterpoint

2021-2022 Staff

Kelly Yang
Editor-in-Chief

Kelly Yang

Kelly Yang '23 is the Co-Editor-in-Chief of Counterpoint. This is her third year as a member of the Counterpoint team, and when she isn't arguing over Oxford commas, you can find her on the soccer field or with her two puppies.

Parisa Braun
Editor-in-Chief

Parisa Braun

Parisa Braun '23 is the Co-Editor-in-Chief of Counterpoint. This is her third year of being a part of the Counterpoint team, and when she isn't busy writing, you can find her playing soccer, searching for a tasty place for brunch, or watching a Warriors...

Yonu Oh
Editor-in-Chief

Yonu Oh

Yonu Oh '23 is the Co-Editor-in-Chief of Counterpoint. Three years and going strong, Yonu has been with Counterpoint since 2019 and can't wait to showcase what this year's team has in store for its readers. In her spare time, Yonu's favorite pastime activities...

Ella Holsinger
Editor of News

Ella Holsinger

Ella Holsinger '23 is the Editor of News for Counterpoint. Her favorite boba shop is Pop Tea Bar, and she loves pretzel goldfish. In her free time, she enjoys watching Gilmore Girls and driving on Middlefield, while blasting her seasonal Spotify playlist...

Sara Baudler
Editor of Opinions

Sara Baudler

Sara Baudler '23 is the Editor of Opinions for Counterpoint. Aside from writing Counterpoint articles and lobbying for her own column, she enjoys curating her hype playlist, walking in the rain, and bodysurfing.

Emily Chan
Editor of Arts and Entertainment

Emily Chan

Emily Chan ‘22 is the Editor of Arts and Entertainment of Counterpoint. In her spare time, she loves petting alpacas, wandering grocery stores aisles, avoiding roundabouts and sitting across large paintings! Her biggest dream is to, one day, teach other...

Serafina Cortez
Editor of Sports

Serafina Cortez

Serafina Cortez '23 is the Editor of Sports for Counterpoint. When she's not writing, you can find her in the pool swimming, playing water polo and "trying" to artistic swim. She also enjoys learning new languages, consuming YoBaby yogurt, and collecting...

Thea Dai
Editor of Photography

Thea Dai

Thea Dai '24 is the Editor of Photography for Counterpoint. When she doesn't have a camera in her hand (shocking!!), she's probably crocheting, playing with her dog, or listening to the Hamilton soundtrack (again).

Zoe Zappas
Staff Writer

Zoe Zappas

Zoe Zappas '23 is a staff writer for Counterpoint. When she's not entering her first-period class seconds after 8:30, you can find her gushing over how much she loves California over Ohio, listening to her monthly Spotify playlists, and reading in between...

Emily Bock
Staff Writer

Emily Bock

Emily Bock '23 is a staff writer and a junior at Castilleja. Outside of Counterpoint, Emily loves singing, acting, writing, and playing volleyball. She loves drinking bubble tea (particularly Tea Era) and watching musicals.

Loralei Rohrbach
Staff Writer

Loralei Rohrbach

Loralei Rohrbach '24 is a staff writer for Counterpoint. In her free time, you'll always find her having a good time, cracking jokes, and chatting with family and friends. Topics of discussion stay focused on Ohio State, Justin Fields, or really anything...

Natalie Goler
Staff Writer

Natalie Goler

Natalie Goler '25 is a staff writer for Counterpoint. She enjoys playing tennis, winning board games, and jibbifying crocs.

Naomi Rockower
Staff Writer

Naomi Rockower

Naomi Rockower '24 is a staff writer for Counterpoint. She loves to play the piano, read, and play with her two kittens. She also likes listening to music and being so much of a Swiftie it annoys all her friends.

Priscilla Chan
Staff Writer

Priscilla Chan

Priscilla Chan '25 is a staff writer for Counterpoint. Her hobbies include playing volleyball, drawing, and writing short stories or poems. You can usually find her snacking on ramen or Eggo's chocolate chip pancakes.

Michelle Maydan
Staff Writer

Michelle Maydan

Michelle Maydan '25 is a staff writer for Counterpoint. In her free time, she enjoys reading books, figure skating, or watching some form of superhero media. She also loves geeking out to stuff she enjoys with her friends, trying (but failing) to make...

Emma Speiser
Staff Writer

Emma Speiser

Emma Speiser '22 is a staff writer for Counterpoint. When she’s not skiing, she enjoys reading excessively confusing books and being paparazzi for the class of 2022. Her biggest dream in life is to have an extensive collection of tiny glass pumpkins...

Riley Sterling
Staff Writer

Riley Sterling

Riley Sterling 24' is a staff writer for Counterpoint. In her spare time, she loves playing sports, reading novels, and going for hikes. You might also find her listening to podcasts or random playlists that Spotify makes for her.

Finn Layton
Staff Writer

Finn Layton

Finn Layton ’23 is a staff writer for Counterpoint. When she is not complaining about being single despite never making an effort to find a boyfriend, she is rewatching New Girl. She also loves making TikToks for her thirty loyal followers and look...

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Staff Writer

Liv Nickel

Liv Nickel '24 is a staff writer for Counterpoint. She adores jasmine milk tea with boba and trying anything to do with red bean. In her free time, she enjoys listening to too much music, drawing, finding new shows to obsess over, and playing soccer.

Abigail Kim
Staff Writer

Abigail Kim

Abigail Kim '25 is a staff writer for Counterpoint. In addition to writing, Abigail loves to dance, paint, and watch TV.

Ruby Dowling
Staff Writer

Ruby Dowling

Ruby Dowling '24 is a staff writer for Counterpoint. When she's not curating one of her many Spotify playlists, you can find her playing guitar on her bed or losing to her brother at Super Smash Bros. She loves all things sports and owns a concerning...