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2021-2022 Staff

Emma Kimbler

Emma Kimbler

Emma is a senior and one of the two Editor-in-Chiefs this year. This is her 3rd year in Newswriting. She plays on the Varsity Girls Tennis team at Burroughs. Additionally, she is a member of Interact Club, Friends of Rachel, and...

Tucker Anderson

Tucker Anderson

Tucker is a senior at Burroughs High School. He's an avid sports fan and he likes to think he's tried the majority of them. He's interested in music and has taken lessons in guitar, piano, and the bass. He has a love for learning...

Logun Gutierrez

Logun Gutierrez

Logun Gutierrez is a senior at Burroughs High School. This is his second year as part of the BHS Blockbuster. He loves to watch and play any sports that he can. In his free time, he likes to read, play basketball, and listen to...

Rachel Huynh

Rachel Huynh

Rachel Huynh, a senior at Burroughs, is a new member of the Blockbuster staff. In school, she tries her best to be involved with club and social activities, along with fine arts. Outside of school, Rachel spends time with her...

Maxwell Pogge

Maxwell Pogge

Maxwell Pogge is a senior going to Burroughs, and it is his first year on the BHS Blockbuster. He plays the violin in Orchestra and is a member of Interact Club and California Scholarship Federation.

Sarah Quick

Sarah Quick

Sarah Quick is a senior at Burroughs High School. This is her second year in Newswriting and she can't wait. She enjoys being with her friends, playing tennis, and sleeping. In her free time, she also enjoys baking, hiking, and...

Gillian Torres

Gillian Torres

Gillian Torres is a senior at Burroughs High School. This is her first year with the Blockbuster. In her free time, she likes reading, hiking, and running. She is on the track team and participates as a sprinter.

Alanna Zirger

Alanna Zirger

Alanna, a senior, is new to the Newswriting class but is ecstatic to be a part of it all. Some of her passions include art, digital design, computer science, and other activities such as writing and listening to some of the latest...

Avery Vigneault

Avery Vigneault

Avery Vigneault is a senior at Burroughs High School. This is her first year as part of the BHS Blast and she will be this year's Sports Editor. Avery is a competitive gymnast, and she has a passion for traveling and serving her...

Addie Gerber

Addie Gerber

Addie is a junior in her second year of Newswriting. Addie has lived in Ridgecrest for four years now after moving from Arizona. After constantly traveling with her family, Addie has found a love for the outdoors. Some of the...

Sophia Pendergast

Sophia Pendergast

Sophia is a junior and is in her third year of Newswriting.  After living overseas for four years and traveling to six different countries, she has developed a love for travel. In the future, she hopes to have a career that will...

Amna Chaudhry

Amna Chaudhry is a Senior at Burroughs High School. This is her third year as a part of the BHS Blast, she is excited to be a part of Blockbuster staff for the last year. She is a student-athlete for the Burroughs Girls Tennis...

ZJ Hoffmann

ZJ Hoffmann

ZJ Hoffmann is a senior at Burroughs High School. This is his second year with the Blockbuster Blast and as photo editor. ZJ is involved with Varsity Cross Country, Track and Swimming; Orchestra, National Honors Society, California...

Annika Houck

Annika Houck

Annika is a senior and has just begun her fourth year on the Blockbuster staff. She is enthusiastic about her academic career and has been taking college classes concurrently since freshman year. In her free time she loves to...

Mahnoor Ahmad

Mahnoor Ahmad

Mahnoor Ahmad is a senior at Burroughs High School and this is her fourth year writing for the Blockbuster. She's involved in activities such as Interact Club, Friends of Rachel, California Scholarship Federation, and National...

Emma Kimbler

Emma Kimbler

Emma Kimbler is a junior and this is her second year in Newswriting. She is a Varsity Burroughs tennis player and plays doubles.  At school, she participates in Friends of Rachel, Interact Club, and CSF. In her free time, Emma...

Simrin Khara

Simrin Khara

Simrin is in her junior year and is excited to be a part of the Blockbuster for her third year. She is a student-athlete for the Burroughs varsity softball program and a member of Key Club, California Scholarship Federation Program,...

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