The Downey Legend

2022-2023 Staff

Jocelyn Gonzalez
Copy Editor

Jocelyn Gonzalez

In her final year at Downey High, Jocelyn Gonzalez is a returning writer for the Downey Legend and is go...

Gabriela Guzman
Writer

Gabriela Guzman

First year writer in newspaper, Gabriela Guzman, 11, pushes herself to success by working hard through...

Cesar Lopez
Writer

Cesar Lopez

As a returner of the newspaper staff, Cesar Lopez, 12, rejoins The Downey Legend  as a writer. ...

Erik Damadian
Writer

Erik Damadian

Writer, Erik Damadian, 12, in his first year of being a part of the Downey Legend is excited to work with ...

Angelina Andrade
Writer

Angelina Andrade

During her years here at Downey High School, Angelina Andrade has tried to make the most of her highsch...

Daniel Aguilera
Writer

Daniel Aguilera

 As a first year writer, Daniel Aguilera hopes to be more a part of the community and by joining the n...

Angelica Aragon
Writer

Angelica Aragon

First year staff member Angelica Aragon, 12, joins the Downey Legend as a writer in hopes of being a...

Natalie Corona
Writer

Natalie Corona

In her last year of being involved, Natalie Corona,12, is ready to take on a new environment to help re...

Brielle Madrigal
Writer

Brielle Madrigal

As she enters her final year of high school and first year as a writer in The Downey Legend, Brielle M...

Sofia Basulto
Writer

Sofia Basulto

Beginning her second year as a part of the Downey Legend staff, Junior Sofia Basulto is excited to con...

Abigail Gonzalez
Writer

Abigail Gonzalez

As a first-year writer in The Downey Legend, AVID student, Abigail Gonzalez, 12, aspires to work diligently ...

Alanis Martinez
Photographer

Alanis Martinez

With a very open minded and determined personality, Alanis Martinez, 10, joins the Downey Legend as ...

Ashley Hernandez
Photographer

Ashley Hernandez

As Ashley Hernandez enters her last year of high school her passion for photography and spirit grows. I...

Jazmin Cantoran
Photographer

Jazmin Cantoran

Entering her 1st year in the Downey Legend, photographer Jazmin Cantoran, 11, is determined to showcase h...

Viviana Alba
Photographer

Viviana Alba

As a first year photographer for The Downey Legend, Viviana Alba, 10,  hopes to become more inv...

Abigail Lira
Photographer

Abigail Lira

Entering the Downey Legend as a first year photographer, sophomore Abigail Lira is ready to become more in...

Michelle Blas
Photographer

Michelle Blas

As a first year photographer joining The Downey Legend team, Michelle Blas is a well rounded senior. You...

Alyssa Gin
Photographer

Alyssa Gin

First year Downey Legend photographer, Alyssa Gin, 11, intends to use this year to help her achieve h...

Alisson Naranjo
Photographer

Alisson Naranjo

As well as coming in as a first year Photographer, Alisson Naranjo, 10, is part of many other activates...

Marissa Vallejo
Podcaster

Marissa Vallejo

As a first year podcaster for the downey legend this year, Marisa Vallejo is a junior and is an active me...

Anthony Torrez
Podcaster

Anthony Torrez

This being his first year at the Downey Legend, Anthony Torrez De La O, 12, plans to use his last ye...

Madeline Hidalgo
Podcaster

Madeline Hidalgo

Entering her junior year, Podcaster and Multi-Media Manager, Madeline Hidalgo is in her 2nd year on the...

Genessie Cazarez
Videographer

Genessie Cazarez

First-year videographer, Genessie Cazarez, 12, begins to make her mark by joining the staff of the Dow...

Aidan Dominguez
Videographer

Aidan Dominguez

Aidan Dominguez, 11, enters his first year in The Downey Legend as a videographer. Along with Newspa...

Christian Vega
Illustrator

Christian Vega

As his time in high school comes to an end, Christian Vega, 12, hopes to be able to broaden his art and...

Kim Barragan
Illustrator

Kim Barragan

Current illustrator, Kim Barragan, 12, is in her first year on The Downey Legend. Always pushing herself for s...

Lauren Silva
Illustrator

Lauren Silva

Coming back to Newspaper as an illustrator, Lauren Silva, 11, prepares her year with strong ambitions ...

Isabella Galvez
Editor-in-Chief

Isabella Galvez

As she enters her third year as a writer and first year as Co-Editor-in-Chief for The Downey Legend,...

Valerie Mora
Editor-In-Chief

Valerie Mora

In her third year as a part of The Downey legend staff, Co-editor in chief, Valerie Mora, aims to go...

Ximena Solorzano
Photo Editor

Ximena Solorzano

Coming back for another year as Photo Editor, Ximena Solorzano hopes to maintain her GPA and successfully lead...

Zinadin Rosales
Photographer/Podcaster

Zinadin Rosales

As an incoming photographer and podcaster, Zinadin Rosales, 10, is first year staff member of The Downey...

Esteban Varela
Social Media Manager

Esteban Varela

In his first year as Social media manager and writer, Esteban Varela is hoping to get more involved ...

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