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The Odyssey

The Student News Site of Westerville North High School

The Odyssey

The Student News Site of Westerville North High School

The Odyssey

2023-2024 Staff

Hailey Tessman (Senior)
Editor in Chief

Hailey Tessman (Senior)

Hi! My name is Hailey Tessman! I’m on the girls golf team as well as many clubs here at North! I love to read and write! This is my second year in the Odyssey as the Editor-in-Chief! I’m very excited for all we are going to...

Kat Kojis (Senior)
Managing Editor

Kat Kojis (Senior)

Hi, my name is Kat and I am the managing editor of the Odyssey this year. I am a part of many clubs around WNHS and I have my own horse that I ride and compete outside of school. I love music and everything Taylor Swift! I am...

Safia Raki (Senior)
Social Media Editor

Safia Raki (Senior)

Hey, I’m Safia and I am a Senior this year on the Odyssey Staff! I am a golfer and swimmer and I love to read. I like to draw, drink coffee, and watch Netflix. I am originally from Morocco and I’ve lived in America for 13...

Theodore Garrett (Senior)
Sports Editor

Theodore Garrett (Senior)

I am a Senior and second year member of The Odyssey, I am the Secretary of the thespian troupe at Westerville North. In my free time I enjoy fiber arts, watching hockey, and photography. I am an inducted member of the International...

Lia Webb (Senior)
Broadcast Editor

Lia Webb (Senior)

Hello and welcome to my staff page, I’m Lia Webb and a member returning for my second year on the Odyssey, not only as a senior but as a video editor, broadcast and podcast creator and visual art creator. I enjoy making goo...

Keller Hyde (Junior)

Keller Hyde (Junior)

I’m Keller Hyde, a junior at North. I run cross-country and snowboard with the school, and I am also a big music fan and play guitar, bass, and piano. This is my first year with the Odyssey, but I’m looking forward to it!...

Nolan Tribbie (Senior)

Nolan Tribbie (Senior)

I'm a senior, and very interested in Journalism, The Odyssey, etc. I specialize in photography and graphic design and I am absolutely eager to contribute those aspects into our newspaper. I also compose music, and take any ...

Ridwan Adam (Junior)

Ridwan Adam (Junior)

I am a Junior. I love reading , golfing, baking and anything.

Darrell Turner (Senior)

Darrell Turner (Senior)

Hi, I'm a senior that likes to play video games and help people who need it. Sometimes if that person is being mean to me then ask me for help I'll say no but then still help. I'm a member of hope squad and I will hopefully be...

Bo Hermiller (Junior)

Bo Hermiller (Junior)

I am a junior and I use they/them pronouns. I like to do art, reading and I also like to play video games. I also make kandi sometimes and frequently wear some of the kandi I've made. I also have 2 dogs who I love very much.

Sadio Abdi (Senior)

Sadio Abdi (Senior)

Hello! My name is Sadio Abdi and I am a Senior at Westerville North. I enjoy drawing, reading, baking, poetry, and watching movies. My favorite movie of all time is a horror movie called Malignant. I’m looking forward to this...

Laila Rue (Senior)

Laila Rue (Senior)

Hi guys! I'm Laila. I am a senior at Westerville North. I currently have two jobs, I work with elderly and kids. I love to help people who are in need. I'm always open to meeting new people and making new friends!

Liliana Yau (Junior)

Liliana Yau (Junior)

I’m a junior, and I enjoy fitness, sports, and makeup. Although I don’t make art often, perhaps you’ll end up seeing some of my artwork in a few of The Odyssey’s newspapers. I am my cat’s best friend, and I’m sure...

Connor Rathburn (Junior)

Connor Rathburn (Junior)

Hi, I'm Connor Rathburn I am a junior at North. I play for Columbus ice hockey. I am also a part of the Warrior Boys Lacrosse team.

Aiden Montgomery (Senior)

Aiden Montgomery (Senior)

I am a senior at Westerville North, I play hockey for the Warcats and also work at DQ. Other than that I love the sport of hockey and the CBJ and sports in general.

Alex Cardoza (Senior)
Copy Editor

Alex Cardoza (Senior)

Hi I'm Alex! I run cross country and track and field for Westerville North, and I love the outdoors. I'm excited to be on the staff again this year!