The Gauger

2017-2018 Staff

Victoria Babineaux

Staff Writer

Victoria Babineaux is a senior and first year staff member.  She is involved in cheerleading, student council, VASE and golf.

Sabrina Smith

Yearbook Editor

Sabrina Smith is a senior and this is her fourth year on staff. She is Editor-in-Chief of the Roughneck yearbook, competes in UIL Journalism, plays piccolo for the Regiment of Roughnecks band, plays varsity basketball and runs var...

Nate Hearron

Staff Writer

Nate Hearron and this is my first year on staff. Nate plays basketball, tennis, and runs track. He also competes in UIL events such as Current Events, Accounting, Model UN, and CX Debate.

Morgan-Taylor Thomas

Staff Writer

MT Thomas is third year staff member. She also participates in band, twirling, debate, UIL Poetry, track and theatre. 

Makenna Gibbs

Staff Writer

Makenna Gibbs is a senior and third year staff member. She has been apart of the WOHS Band and Flag line, as well as the UIL Literary Criticism team throughout her high school career.

Luisa Soto

Photo Editor

Luisa Fernanda Martinez Soto is a senior and this is her third year on staff. She is the Photo Editor and head photographer. She also is involved in band, cross country, and powerlifting. She loves her dogs and taking naps. This ...

Leigha Valandingham

Business Manager

Leigha Valandingham is a junior and serving her second year as the business manager. Leigha has previously been a Roughneck cheerleader. 

Lauren Hinch

Staff Writer

Lauren Hinch is a junior and this is her second year on staff. She is a staff writer, on competitive dance and twirl teams, clarinet player, majorette on the WOHS line, and the 2017-2018 Assistant Drum Major....

Mackenzie Brown


Mackenzie is Editor-in-Chief of the school newspaper, the Gauger. She is also the vice president of Student Council. This is her third year on the journalism staff and her fourth year in student council.

Kason Kienzle

Sports Editor

Kason Kienzle is a senior and this is his third year on staff as sports editor. Kason is also a member of the Roughneck football, basketball, baseball, U.N., and debate teams. 

Jesse Gaut

Staff Writer

Jesse is a junior and this is his second year on staff. He is a staff writer, plays trumpet in the band, competes in CX debate, Model United Nations, and tennis.

Haley Spencer

Staff Writer

Haley Spencer is a junior and this is her second year on staff. She competes in UIL journalism, CX debate and Model United Nations. She is also a stat girl for the boys basketball team and is active on many local political campaig...

Hailey Narvaez

Staff Writer

Hailey Narvaez is junior and a second year staff member. She plays the bassoon and alto saxophone in the Regiment of Roughnecks Band, and competes in UIL Journalism and Literary Criticism.

Anna Dusek

Staff Writer

Anna Dusek is in eleventh grade and this is her second year on staff. She is involved in volleyball, track, student council, and flag running.

Addison Miller

Staff Writer

Addison Miller is a junior at White Oak High School. This is her first year on staff and she is also involved in cheer and track.

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