Bobcat Nation

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Bobcat Nation

Bobcat Nation

2021-2022 Staff

Hailey Cohen

Hailey Cohen

Hailey Cohen goes to school at North Port High and is in 9th grade. In her free time, she likes to play basketball and hang out with her girlfriend Hayden. Her favorite subject in school always used to be math, but this year it’...

Kyra Rodriguez

Kyra Rodriguez

Gum is a very extraordinary and optimistic person, ever since Gum was a young child, they have aspired to be a leader. Gum is now a sophomore in high school and enjoys many activities. Today, Gum is not only the president of the anim...

Lyllie Hartman

Lyllie Hartman is a very creative person for example she likes to paint, sketch, and make sculptures. She also enjoys baking and cooking with family because it is a fun activity for her and her family to do together. She has a...

Juliana Mcmanmon

Juliana Mcmanmon

Juliana Mcmanmon is a Sophomore at North Port High school. She runs Varsity Track for her school. Her events are 100- and 200-meter sprint and then she runs 100- and 300-meter hurdles.  She has wrestled since she was 5 years old a...

Sarah Quackenbush

Sarah Quackenbush

Sarah Quackenbush is a 10th grader at NPHS, and a member and editor of the legend yearbook staff. She is in student government, key club, and national honor society. Her favorite activities include watching T.V., reading new b...

Ava Maggio

Ava Maggio 15 years old Born in Anapolis, Maryland and she moved to Florida at the age of three. she attends schools at North Port high school in North Port Florida. Ava is in 10th grade her plans are to finish h...

Shadavia Saunders

Shadavia Saunders

The most favorite thing for Davia to do is watch Netflix or listen to music, her favorite rapper is NBA YoungBoy (which is better than your favorite rapper) and her favorite show to watch on Netflix is Alexa and Katie shes...

Ava McKnight

Ava McKnight is a 9th grade at North port High school. She takes pictures for Newpaper class in 7th period.  She goes to school all day then skateboard right after. ...

Denise Rosado

Denise grew up with 2 brothers and with both of her parents. She was born in Puerto Rico and moved to Florida when she was 4 years old. She had trouble learning English which made her not have any friends in kindergarten bu...

D’Marria Archer

D’Marria Archer is currently 17 years old and an amazing dancer, great actor, a good person. Dmarria loves to act, dance, and read Dmarria goes to north port high school and her theater teacher loves her very dearly. Out...

Hayden Boyd

Hayden Boyd

Hayden Boyd attends North Port High School, her favorite class is journalism and her least favorite is history. Outside of school she does not play any sports but she does attend many basketball games because of her girlfriend, Hailey...

Izen Desilien

Izen is a 17-year-old student in high school. He is a senior graduating in May 2022, and enjoys art and fashion. On his free time, he likes to edit and create art. His role in the yearbook is to go to specific events and photog...

Nate Jones

Nate Jones is a sophomore at North Port high. He skates and he also like cars. He very friendly. He likes reading, but he is not good at math, he loves to do fun things. His favorite subject is reading. His favorite movie is init...

Molly McKay

Molly McKay is in 9th grade.  In the yearbook team she is a photographer, writer, and organizes the club script for the daily news.  She is in a Marching band and marches the clarinet.  She also said, "I care a lot ab...

Brandi Reynolds

Freshman at Northport High-School Brandi Reynolds does photography for journalism. Brandi Not only does she do photography in school but also out of school at school events. Brandi is a straight A student but lately has been stru...

Gwenyth Tsoukalas

Gwenyth Tsoukalas is sixteen years old and is a junior at North Port High. Her hobbies consist of playing basketball, hanging out with friends and family, and enjoying time with her dogs. Another thing she enjoys doing is sp...

Madison Wright

Madison Wright

Madison is sixteen years old and was born April 17, 2005, in Boloxi, Mississippi. She lives in North Port, Florida and goes to North Port High School. She loves kids, especially babies, and her favorite color is yello...

Mackenzie Warman

Mackenzie Warman

Mackenzie is a 10th grader at North Port High School who is a photographer for her school yearbook and newspaper departments. Besides taking pictures, Mackenzie also likes to write songs and play guitar. In her free time, she goes...

Hannah Rumsey

Hannah Rumsey

Hannah Rumsey is 15 years old and currently a sophomore at North port High School in North Port, FL. She is in Journalism one and is learning about all the different things that go into newspaper and published photos. She like...

Jordan Salmon

Jordan goes to north port high school and is in 12th grade. She is 17 years old and loves to draw and write. She also likes to spend her free time with her friends, and family. She is going to school to be a RN after she grad...

Gloria Korzhuk

Gloria Korzhuk is in 10th grade. During her free time sophomore student, Gloria Korzhuk, likes to show her creativity through Art.  ...

Abby Heuckendorf

Abby Heuckendorf is in 9th grade and in her first year of journalism.  She takes photos and writes articles for the NHPS newspaper. Abby is from Minnesota ad she played lacrosse for 7 years before she moved to Florida in 2021. ...

Jada Haynes

Jada Haynes

Jada Haynes is a 9th grader here at NPHS. She does lots of extracurricular activities such as bobcat dance company, NPHS cheer, tennis and girl scouts. Some of her favorite things to do include fishing, baking, mudding, and play sports. ...

Brianna Grupe

Brianna Grupe

Brianna was born on December 24, 2005. She is currently in 10th grade, enrolled at North Port High School. She is involved in Journalism and Weightlifting. She likes to stay fit, as well as being connected with the world and talk...

Connor Catropa

Connor Catropa

Connor Catropa is a sophomore at north port high school. He did all of freshmen year online which he hated. He hopes to join the military one day just like his family. Connor works at treasure lanes a bowling alley in port charlotte. H...

Cristin Giurgiu

Cristin Giurgiu is a 14-year-old 9th grader that goes to North Port Highschool. Activities she loves to do are swimming in the ocean and training her two dogs. Her favorite thing to in her free time is go to the beach and ...

Emily Ackermann

Emily Ackermann

Emily Ackermann is a 15-year-old freshman at Northport Highschool. She is supposed to be in 10th grade but she got held back so this is her second year as a ninth grader. She works at Marcos Pizza and when she's not there ...

Lily Musick

Lily Musick is a journalist for the North Port Bobcats News. She enjoys photography and anything to do with the art programs. She also enjoys sports, like football, soccer, and golf. If she were to have a perfect day it would involve ha...

Justin Lanterman

My name is Justin, and I am 14. I'm in 9th grade and I have a younger brother and an older sister. I like to sleep and play videogames, so that’s all you need to know about me! ...

Kimberly Delgado

Kimberly Delgado

Kimberly Delgado was born in New Jersey on September 9,2004. Both of her parents are Puerto Rican, and she enjoys her cultures. She's attending  North port High in her junior year. She recently moved from North Carolina and m...

Madison Erickson

Maddy Erickson is a first-year student at north port high school in the 21-22 school year. She lives with her mom and dad separately in North Port FL. She moved here in first grade and lived in Bradenton FL before. She is inv...

Grace Sabas

Grace Sabas was born on May 12, 2005 in St. Paul, Minnesota. She is in 11th grade at North Port High School, in North Port, Florida. Her family is a very important part of her daily life, she enjoys spending time with them whenever she c...

Gabriella Almeder

Gabriella Almeder

Gabriella Almeder was born July 11th, 2006, in Marshfield Massachusetts. She moved to North Port Florida in 2008. She lives with her mom, her dad and her older sister. She has two dogs, Brady who is 4 years old, and Finley who is ...

Jayden Tapley

Jayden Tapley

All the way from Oklahoma, Jayden lives her life now in North Port, Florida. She attends North Port High School of course and is a Senior this year. She enjoys playing basketball and spending time with her loved ones in her free time. ...

Kody Hendrix

Kody Hendrix is a 16-year-old Junior member of the journalism team at North Port High School. He writes articles about events and provides opinions on topics when asked. His main goal in life is to become an independent novelist. ...

Laci Young

Laci, she’s a character her personality is loud and not even close to shy. Laci’s in 9th grade and goes to North Port High School and is in the Pre-AICE program and hopes to be able to get the AICE scholarship. She move...

Allana Jobson

Allana Jobson is a Junior in high school who grew up without her father, Allana's dad passed away before she was born so because of this she never knew what it was to have a father daughter relationship. Allana currently lives with her ...

Tyler Mann

Tyler Mann

Tyler Mann is a senior that has been at North Port for all four years of high school. He is active in student government and is the president of the school 4H club. Tyler also plays on the varsity tennis team and is planning t...

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Jenna Nicastro

Jenna Nicastro is the sports editor for the North Port bobcat’s yearbook, 21’-22’. This is her second year both in journalism and at NPHS. Last year she helped create pages for the sports sections, including the softball page and c...

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Sarah Quackenbush

Sarah Quackenbush is a 10th grade student at North Port Highschool and is in her second year of journalism.  This is her first year on the newspaper team and she is very happy to be here. Her interests include reading, watching T.V. (...

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Ariana Ferguson

Ariana Ferguson is a sophomore at North Port High School. She was a part of the yearbook team her freshmen year and is now a new member of the newspaper team. Ariana is a varsity cheerleader for our school. She enjoys listenin...

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Anna Aviles

Anna Aviles is a junior nearing her third year of being in journalism class, with a year of experience of being a yearbook editor under her belt. Although she focuses her time on AICE classes and schoolwork, being a part of the...

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Izayah Ortega

Izayah’s role in journalism is to put out people’s opinions on events, examples are Home coming, Football games, Basketball games, other dances like junior prom and senior prom. He can interview people and get their opinions an...

Isabelle Lungay
Editor

Isabelle Lungay

Isabelle Lungay is a Junior attending North Port Highschool. She is currently in her 2nd year working with the newspaper department. Isabelle likes to write and research different topics, ranging from information in school and state to...

Anastasia Lanterman
Editor

Anastasia Lanterman

Anastasia Lanterman is a sophomore at North Port High and this is her second year in journalism. She is an editor for the newspaper and yearbook. Anastasia enjoys playing guitar, drawing, listening to music, reading/writing, and ...

Genevieve Devries
Editor

Genevieve Devries

Genevieve is a senior and is very excited to see what this year has to offer. She thought taking yearbook would be an awesome way to get more involved in school and it has been better than expected thanks to Ms. Lord. Her time i...

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Zoey Varga

This year student life is being taken on by Zoey Varga and uses the pronouns she/they. Their favorite color is green and they spend their free time playing volleyball for the Jelly's or watch her favorite shows like Family Guy, The Office, and...

Angelina Evilsiser
Editor

Angelina Evilsiser

Angelina Evilsiser is a sophomore at North Porth High School. She is an editor for the yearbook. She is the youngest of her family, with and older brother and sister. In her free time she like to sleep and play with her pets. S...

John Fish
Reporter

John Fish

John Fish is an enthusiastic and energetic 17-year-old Senior that serves as a News Anchor, Journalist, and News Video Editor for North Port High. Fish has been in the Journalistic field of North Port High since Junior year and ha...

Leny Ocasio
Policy Editor

Leny Ocasio

Leny Ocasio is a senior at North Port High School and this is his fourth year of Journalism! He enjoys gardening and tomatoes is his favorite plant  to grow. Leny enjoys writing and has a passion for coffee. He is on track f...

Alexis Jankowski
Editor

Alexis Jankowski

Alexis Jankowski is a senior and in her fourth year of newspaper journalism. She is an editor of the Bobcat Nation newspaper. Writing has always been a passion of hers and in her free time, she creates her own novels. She wil...