The Plano West BluePrints

2012-2013 Staff

Zaynah Zafar

My name is Zaynah Zafar and I am the editor-in-chief of the newspaper at Plano West, BluePrints. I love reading and writing more than anything. I have lived in England, Pakistan and Canada before I finally came to Plano in the fifth grade. I am involved in AVID and NHS. I plan to major in English and become an acquisitions editor....

Jordan Berger

My name is Jordan Berger and I am a senior at Plano West and a second year staff member of the BluePrints team. I am very involved in band at Plano West and plan to major in broadcast journalism at the University of Missouri. In my spare ...

Jessica Su

This is my first year on the BluePrints staff. I have wanted to be a journalist since middle school, and I want to go to UT and major in Mass Communications. When I am not obsessively checking for upcoming concerts, you can find me on Net...

Jake Plotkin

My name is Jake Plotkin and I joined the newspaper staff mid-semester of my junior year. I have been interested in writing since 7th grade and am excited to have this opportunity. I want to attend Indiana University and major in broadca...

Humera Nayeb

“Yote Itakuwa Sawa.” I love boxing, Starbucks and all things British. In 10 years, I will move to Africa and open “Spes Bona School of Excellence,” a safe boarding school that will provide quality education to kids that are depriv...

Cole Bothun

Hello, this is Cole Bothun from the 2012-2013 Plano West BluePrints staff. I chose to try out for the staff because I love to write in my spare time. Since I have never done anything in the school other than JROTC, I thought it would be a...

Catherine Carroll

This is my first year as a reporter on the Plano West BluePrints staff, and I have enjoyed every minute of it.  I have always loved writing and I am excited that I get the chance to write for my school. I have been accepted into the jour...

Caitlin O’Beirne

My name is Caitlin O'Beirne. I am a class of 2014 BluePrints staff writer. I joined the school newspaper to pursue a longtime dream of writing and publication. I enjoy designing the layout of the paper and working with industry standard s...

Amal Ahmed

This is my first year as a staff writer for the Plano West BluePrints. I spent the past two years as a staffer and then copy editor of the Jasper Yearbook before switching to the newspaper, after I discovered that it was the perfect combi...

Alison Tsai

This is my first year on the Plano West BluePrints staff. I have always enjoyed reading and writing, and contributed to the local San Antonio newspaper as a member of the San Antonio Express-News Teen Team my freshman year. My...

Savannah Borgsmiller

My name is Savannah Borgsmiller. I am a staff member on Plano West Blueprints. I have also served two years on the online newspaper staff, and I am currently the editor. I have a strong passion for journalism and intend to study it when I...

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