The Lariat

  • November 9Lady Rider Basketball dominates Pineywoods 63-33

  • October 30Varsity Volleyball Loses to Mexia 0-3

  • October 12The Riders fall to Jasper 25-54.

2018-2019 Staff

Cheyenne Byrnes

Editor-In-Chief

Cheyenne Byrnes has been on the Lariat Staff since 2016. She currently works as the Editor-In-Chief.  In the 2017-18 school year she served as Managing Editor. She is secretary of NHS, a member of the Varsity cheer squad, pla...

Celeste Gibson

Managing Editor

Celeste Gibson has been on the Lariat Staff since 2016. She has been Managing Editor for two years, and participates in UIL Ready Writing, Lit Crit, News Writing, Feature Writing, Social Studies, and Editorial Writing and has q...

Benjamin Galindo

Website Manager

Benjamin Galindo has been on the Lariat Staff since 2017. He is currently Website Manager. 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 enjo...

Rachel Guidry

News Editor

After 3 years of Mrs. Brookshire begging her, Rachel Guidry joined the Lariat Staff her senior year (2018). She is currently the News Editor for the paper. Rachel is the first chair flute player for the Roughrider Band and the...

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 Lariat staff since 2017. She currently works as an Opinion Editor. In the 2017-18 school year she served as a reporter. She is a member of JCC, a Chaparral, a member of the theatre department, a me...

Jose Sanchez

Entertainment Editor

Jose Sanchez has been on the Lariat since 2018. He currently works as an Entertainment Editor. He has been in the band for 5 years and plays the trombone. He is currently 2nd chair out of 19. In his spare time he likes to watc...

Dalton Snider

Entertainment Editor

Dalton Snider has been on the Lariat Staff since 2016. He currently works as the Entertainment Editor. In the 2016-17 school year he served as a staff writer and contributed to the Rider of the Week publication, and in the 20...

Olivia Johnson

Sports Editor and Yearbook Editor-In-Chief

Olivia Johnson has been on the Yearbook staff for two years and the Lariat staff for two years. She is currently the Editor-and-Chief of Yearbook and the sports editor for the Lariat. Olivia plays Varsity Softball where she acqu...

Reanna Arndt

Copy Editor

Reanna Arndt has been on the Lariat Staff since 2017. She currently works as a Copy Editor. She participates in JCC and is a member of the journalism and accounting UIL teams. She competes on the varsity golf team. She used to ...

Joshua Clark

Copy Editor

Joshua Clark has been a member of the Lariat Staff since 2018. He is currently Copy Editor.  He is in the band, UIL academics, 4H, and HTYA (Healthy Texas Youth Ambassador). He joined band last year and moved from last to fif...

Norriel Barnes

Reporter

Norriel Barnes joined the Lariat Staff in 2018. She currently works as a reporter.  She is a member of JCC. In her spare time, she enjoys watching Netflix. When Barnes graduates, she plans on pursuing a degree in Biochemistry at SHS...

Patience Cherry

Reporter

 Patience experienced her first year on the Lariat staff in 2018 after Mrs.Brookshire begged and begged for her to join this wonderful class.  She is a beautiful, mean, crazy junior that everyone either hates or loves, however,...

Alex Patton

Reporter

Alex Patton has been a Lariat Staff member since 2018. She has been in the Roughrider band for 4 years and plays alto and baritone saxophone. She was on CMS Dance Line for 2 years and is currently a part of the Center High Schoo...

Selena Pacheco

Reporter

Selena Pacheco has served on the Lariat staff since 2018. She is a tenor saxophonist in the Roughrider band, just recently joined Chaparrals, and is a part of Mrs. Venetia’s competition hip hop team. Art has been a major part...

Miriam Almaguer

Reporter

Miriam Almaguer has been a member of The Lariat staff since 2018. She enjoys dancing, teaching people how to dance, and listening to music. Video games have been in her life for the longest, and she still plays Kirby on her ga...

Leonardo Ariza

Reporter

Leonardo Ariza has been in the Lariat Staff since 2018. He has been in the band for 4 years and plays the trombone (4th chair). In his spare time he likes to play basketball. He is (probably) the best hispanic basketball player...

Edwin Davalos

Reporter

Edwin Davalos has been on the Lariat staff since 2017. He has mostly written entertainment articles for the newspaper, and he enjoys working with technology and enjoys graphic design. In his free time he enjoys playing video ga...

Trinity Moore

Reporter

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...

Andrea Morales

Reporter

Andrea Morales has been in the Lariat newspaper staff since 2018, and is participating in UIL Journalism. She has been a member of JCC for three years and was a member of the theater department for a year. In her spare time s...

Joseph Palacios

Reporter

Joseph Palacios has been a part of the Lariat staff since 2018. He currently works as a reporter. He can be described as “a very ordinary high school student.” He enjoys going to school a lot - so much so that he has had Pe...

Mark Perkins

Contributing Writer and Photographer

Mark Perkins has been on the Yearbook staff since 2013. In his spare time, he enjoys sleeping and (averaged-length) walks on the beach. He’s brown, tall, and single. He is looking for a woman who is willing to take charge a...

Brisa Guevara

Photographer

Brisa Guevara has been on the yearbook staff since 2018. She has been a percussionist in the CHS band for 6 years. She is a member of Korean Pop Club and Vice President of Anime Club. She spends her free time reading, cleaning...

Keelan Williams

Photographer

Keelan Williams has been on the Yearbook staff since 2018. Keelan is in the Center Band, and plays saxophone, oboe, and the keyboard for the Center Jazz Band. Keelan is also a part of the Varsity Tennis team, and has been the D...

Alyssa White

Photographer

Alyssa White has been on the yearbook staff since 2016, and she currently serves as the Managing Editor. She is on the Center High School tennis team. In her free time, she enjoys babysitting. After graduation, she plans to ...

Cecily Gibson

Photographer

Cecily Gibson has been on the yearbook staff since 2018. She participates in Science UIL, and hopes to join Ready Writing this school year. She has qualified for the All-American Dance Team two years in a row, and has been on...

Gustavo Pallares

Photographer

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

Photographer

Camden Hughes has been on the Yearbook Staff since 2018. He is a part of the NHS, and is a 3rd year Production Theatre student. He was nominated for the Future Scientists and Technologist award for excellence early last year....

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