Staff Members

Callie Crawford, Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Gauger: Callie is a senior and has been on staff for two years. Callie is flag corp captain and a member of the marching band. She also participates in UIL and is on the Ready Writing team.

Mackenzie Brown, Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Gauger: Mackenzie Brown is a junior. This is her second year on the journalism staff. She is a staff writer and photographer for the Gauger and the school yearbook. She is also a member of the All-State Journalism staff and a State qualifier in Editorial Writing.

Colleen Pulpan, yearbook editor: Colleen is a senior and has been on staff for three years. She is the Yearbook Editor and have a passion for the book I plan to create. She also competes in powerlifting and debate. During her free time, she trains for powerlifting and loves to take adventures with her German Shepherd, Sam.

Morgan-Taylor Thomas, assistant editor of the yearbook: This is Morgan-Taylor Thomas. Most people just call her MT though. This is her second year on staff and she is the Assistant Yearbook Editor. She’s on the debate team and is a twirler and the drum major in the band. She has a great sense of humor and is a joy to have around.

Luisa Soto, head photographer: Luisa Soto is a junior. She runs on Varsity for the schools’ cross country team, and she plays saxophone in the school’s band. This is her second year in the journalism staff. She serves as head photographer.

Stone Palmer, staff member: Stone is a junior and this is his third year in journalism. He plays football, basketball, tennis, and runs track. He participates in student council and model UN.

Sabrina Smith, staff member: Sabrina Smith is a junior. This is her third year on staff and outside of journalism, she plays basketball, soccer and runs track. She also competes in Model United Nations, persuasive speaking, Cross-Examination debate, plays the piccolo in band and partakes in Journalism UIL.

Lucas Damas, staff member: Lucas Damas is a sophomore. He plays tennis and video games. He also plays trombone, participates in debate, and is almost an Eagle Scout. He hopes to become a dictator and rule the USA with an iron fist someday in the near future. He wants to outlaw high school.

Lauren Hinch, staff member: This is Lauren’s first year on staff. She is a staff writer and a photographer. She is on a senior competitive dance team with Fusion Dance. She is also on a senior team with Michele’s All Star Twirlers for competitive twirl. She is the assistant drum major for WOHS band. She is also on the majorette line.  

Kate Pullen, staff member: Kate Pullen is a junior and this is her first year on staff. Kate is a staff writer and photographer for the Gauger and the Roughneck yearbook. She plays tennis, is a flag runner, and is a clarinet in the band.

Kason Kienzle, staff member: Kason Kienzle is a junior and this is his second year on staff. He is the sports editor for the yearbook and the Gauger. He plays football, basketball, baseball, track and golf. He’s involved in student council, Model UN, and the U.I.L Math/Science team.

Jessica Hampton, staff member: Jessica Hampton is a sophomore who plays french horn in the Regiment of Roughnecks and is a member of the UIL social studies team. This is her first year on staff as a writer and photographer.

Jesse Gaut, staff member: Jesse is a sophomore and this is his first year on staff. He is a staff writer, plays trumpet in band, competes in CX debate, informative speaking, Model United Nations, and plays tennis.

Jaci Wallace, staff member: Jaci is a senior and this is her second year on journalism staff and contributes as a  writer and photographer for the Gauger and Roughneck yearbook. Aside from journalism, Jaci is a varsity cross country runner and plays bass clarinet in the Regiment of Roughnecks Band.

Isaac Rodriguez, staff member: Isaac Rodriguez is a senior and a third year staff member. He has advanced and placed at the state meet in UIL Journalism since his sophomore year. He also was one of the 75 students in Texas named to the All-State Journalism Staff for 2016. In addition to journalism, Rodriguez competes in LD debate and is the flute section leader.

Haley Spencer, staff member: Haley is a sophomore and is the news section editor of the Gauger. This is her first year on staff. Haley is on the UIL debate and congress teams, participates in Model United Nations, plays tuba in the band, and is active in local and state politics.

Hailey Narvaez, staff member: Hailey is a sophomore and a first year staff member. Outside of journalism, she partakes in Literary Criticism, Lincoln-Douglas debate, and is (first chair) bassoon in the Regiment of Roughnecks band program.

Elijah Trest, staff member: Elijah Trest is a junior and this is his third year in journalism. He plays football, runs track, and plays baseball. Elijah committed to play baseball at the University of Arkansas as a sophomore. Elijah also participates in The Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Model U.N.  

Eli Hernandez, staff member: Eli is a senior, plays the piccolo in band, competes in CX debate, persuasive speaking, Congressional debate, and Model United Nations. This year will be Hernandez’s second year on journalism staff as drone pilot/video editor.

Eddy Kennedy, staff member: Eddie Kennedy is a senior and a second-year staff member. He plays clarinet in the band and is a debater on the debate team. He is on the math/science team too. In addition, he does speaking events like extemp, congress, and UN.

Destinee Aaron, staff member: Destinee Aaron is a senior at WOHS and a part of staff for a second year contributing to the Gauger and Roughneck yearbook as a writer and photographer. Aside from journalism, she is a part of the Ladyneck basketball program and she plays the baritone in the band.

Connor Hearron, staff member:  Connor Hearron is a first year member of the journalism staff. He is a senior and plays football.

Cade Gilbreath, staff member: Cade Gilbreath is a second year Roughneck and Gauger staff member. He plays the saxophone in the band and competed in UIL Journalism, advancing to State in Feature and Headline Writing. He placed fifth in the Headline Writing competition and was also named to the All-State Journalism staff. He enjoys climbing things, playing music and being outside of school.

Brandon Cook, staff member: Brandon is a senior and this is his third year on staff. He is the entertainment editor of the Gauger. Brandon also plays football and baseball for the Roughnecks.

Aubrey Werner, staff member: Aubrey is a junior and this is her first year on staff. She is a photographer and writer for the Roughneck yearbook and gauger. Aubrey plays the clarinet in band and plans on playing tennis in the spring. She loves her dogs more than she likes a lot of people.

Addie Roling, staff member: Addie is a junior and this is her first year on staff. She is a writer and a photographer for the Roughneck yearbook and the Gauger. Addie is a flag runner, plays the flute in band, and plays tennis.

Angeles Guillen, staff member: Angeles has been on staff for two years and assists as a photographer, manages business, and helps create the yearbook. She plays the clarinet and is part of the White Oak High School Band. She’s a joyful person and loves to spend time with friends and family.

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