The Downey Legend

2020-2021 Staff

Andre Lucas

Co-Copy Editor

Co- Copy Editor and Writer of The Downey Legend, Andre Lucas, 12, plans to achieve his goal of going to a U...

Lukas Luna

Co-Copy Editor

In his second year as Co-Copy Editor, Lukas Luna, 12, intends to fulfil his future plan of continuing h...

Kelly Zabala

Writer

As a hardworking student-athlete, Kelly Zabala, 12, wrestles on the girls wrestling team and is a writer ...

Maya Guzman

Writer

With a passion for writing and a new found love for photography, Maya Guzman, 12, is entering her fir...

Itzel Cabrales

Writer

Coming into her first-year of newspaper, Itzel Cabrales, grade 10, is ready to face the new challenge...

Michael Bilodeau

Writer

Going into his final year of high school, Michael Bilodeau joins The Downey Legend as a writer in ho...

Isabella Galvez

Writer

An upcoming writer for The Downey Legend newspaper, Isabella Galvez, 10, has an interest in both wri...

Omar Alvarez

Writer

First year writer, Omar Alvarez, 12, aims to graduate this spring with honors and CSF to then attend c...

Valerie Mora

Photographer

Entering her first year as a photographer, Valerie Mora, 10, hopes to expand her interest in journali...

Maya Mercado-Garcia

Photographer

Junior dancer Maya Mercado-Garcia enters The Downey Legend with hopes to sharpen her photography skil...

Sofia Arceo

Photographer

First year in the Downey Legend, Sofia Arceo, 12, learned an amazing way to tell stories and express...

Claudette De La Garza

Photographer

In her final year of high school, Claudette De La Garza joined Downey high’s Newspaper as a photogr...

Katherine Portillo

Photographer

Going on her second year apart on The Downey Legend, Katherine Portillo has been able to acquire a grea...

Cesar Lopez

Photographer

First year staff member of The Downey Legend, Cesar Lopez, 10, photographer is a newly recruited Newspap...

Desere Hernandez

Photographer

As her first year as a photographer in The Downey Legend, Desere Hernandez, 12, wants to show what she’s ...

Gina Campos

Photographer

Going into her junior year, Gina Campos is set on expanding her knowledge and further discovering herself...

Jezabel Perez

Podcaster

Going into her second year as a podcaster for the Downey Legend, Jezebel Perez is finishing off her last...

Gissel Delgado

Podcaster

During her first year in Newspaper, Gissel Delgado, 11, hopes to become a valuable and trusted member o...

Jaclyn Urzua

Videographer

As an active member of Downey’s Track and Field team who competes in the triple jump, long jump, and...

Elizabeth Hutchinson

Videographer

First-year videographer, Elizabeth Hutchinson, 11, looks forward to her future at Downey High and after...

Jazmyn Contreras

Illustrator

Continuing her passion of drawing, Jazmyn Contreras, 12, continues onto her third year as Illustrator f...

Lauren Silva

Illustrator

Inspired by her love for art coming from years of ‘doodle practice,’ freshman Lauren Silvia joins th...

Sam Duque

Illustrator

Fulfilling her passion, Sam Duque, 11, expresses her love as an illustrator both in the Downey Legend newsp...

Natalia Sotomayor

Illustrator

With the hopes of one day being involved in the medical field, junior Natalia Sotomayor’s, growth m...

Diego Martinez

Editor in Chief

Former Copy Editor, Diego Martinez, 12, has been on The Downey Legend staff for the past 2 years and ...

Nicole Alvarez

Editor In Chief

As her second year as Co-Editor-in-Chief, Nicole Alvarez intends to push her boundaries and use her last...

Montserrat Gonzalez

Photo Editor

Starting her first year as a Photo Editor for The Downey Legend, Montserrat Gonzales is ready to finish her...

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