The Lariat

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2019-2020 Staff

Lena Amburn

Opinion Editor

Lena Amburn has been on the Lariat staff since 2018. She is currently an Opinion Editor. Lena is a member of the CHS band. She enjoys biking, hiking, watching and playing soccer, playing the trumpet, practicing guitar and browsing ...

Kristen Orsak

Opinion Editor

Kristen Orsak has been on the Newspaper staff since 2017. She is a member of the Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1st Lieutenant for the Chaparrals, a member of the theatre department, a member of the debate team, participates in UI...

Reanna Arndt

Copy Editor

Reanna Arndt has been a member of the Lariat staff since 2017. She participates in editorial writing, headline writing and accounting UIL competitions. She is an officer for NHS and a member of the JCC. She has been on the va...

Kain Rushing


Kain is new to the Newspaper staff for the 2019-2020 school year. Kain is participating in National Honor Society, Art Club, and Junior Chamber of Commerce. In his free time he loves to hang out with his friends, read books, w...

Emily Arcibar


Emily is new to the newspaper staff and is starting her freshman year in high school. Emily is participating in JCC and junior varsity soccer. She likes to spend her free time by running, drawing and getting ready for soccer se...

Alexia Pineda


Alexia is new to the newspaper staff, so she is glad to be apart of the 2019-2020 staff. Alexia participates in the Center Roughrider band, and she plays clarinet. She is also apart of the theater program at Center High School. ...

Allison Stuever


Alli is new to the newspaper staff and currently in her sophomore year of high school. Alli very actively participates in the athletic program. She is a junior varsity volleyball player and a varsity soccer player. In addition, she...

Trinity Moore


Trinity Moore has been on the Lariat staff since 2018. She has also been in UIL for 2 years. During her first year she participated in art and her second year she joined the journalism and spelling teams. In her spare time she li...

Mark Perkins

Contributing Writer and Photographer

Mark Perkins has been on a Yearbook staff since 2013. In his spare time, he enjoys sleeping and bad-mouthing things on National Geographic, especially leopards. He’s brown, tall, and single (at least on the weekends he is). He i...

Charlie Corbell


Charlie Corbell has recently been added to the yearbook staff as of 2019-2020. He is a member of UIL Social studies, and is on the JV tennis and CHS golf teams. In his spare time he likes to help his family on the family farm, rais...

Malaney Cooper


Malaney is new to the 2019-2020 yearbook staff and very happy to be on it. She's the manger for the chaparrals. She is also a part of FFA and she shows rabbits. In her free time she loves to go to church, sing, fish and spend...

Baileigh Barrera


Baileigh Barrera is new to the yearbook staff for the 2019-2020 school year. Baileigh is very involved in sports. She plays varsity volleyball in the fall and catches for the varsity softball team in the spring. She enjoys hangi...

Keelan Williams


Keelan is a senior and has been a part of the Yearbook staff for two years. Keelan is a part of the varsity tennis team and has been district champion for 3 years, regional qualifier for 2, and 3rd place at regionals for 1. K...

Alyssa White


Alyssa White has been on the Yearbook Staff since 2016.

Cecily Gibson


Cecily Gibson has been on the Yearbook Staff since 2018. She participates in Ready Writing, Science, and Editorial Writing UIL, winning 1st place in Ready Writing at last year’s district. This is her third year on the CHS Ch...

Gustavo Pallares


Gustavo Pallares has been on the yearbook staff since 2018. In his spare time, Gustavo enjoys listening to music and looking at different types of art.

Camden Hughes


Camden Hughes has been on the yearbook staff since 2018. He has been in UIL Oral Reading since the 2nd grade and UIL Chess since 7th grade. He is a 4 year theatre student, a 2 year yearbook staff member, and has been in various...

Benjamin Galindo


Benjamin Galindo has been on the Lariat Staff since 2017.  He is on the Social Studies team and earned first place at district last year. He is also in the Band where he plays the Saxophone. He enjoys sitting on the denim cou...

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