2020-2021 Staff

Yearbook Editor-in-Chief

Amaleigh Gilfert

Amaleigh lives with her family and cats. She loves doing Journalism because it is so fun and cool. Speaking of Journalism, she is a yearbook 4 student this year in charge of editing and design. Besides being a absolute nerd fo...

Olga Tarasevich

Olga Tarasevich

Olga Tarasevich a junior at North Port High School. This is her second year in Ms. Lord's class, first year was yearbook and this year newspaper. Olga was born in Russia, moved down here when she was 2 years old, and can speak...

Julie Shkraba

Julie Shkraba

Julie is a Junior at Noth Port High School and has been attending that school for all three years. She works for the Newspaper policy section for the Bobcat Nation Newspaper, and it is her first year doing it. Julie lives in Noth Por...

Jonnathan Faura

This is Jonnathan Faura, he’s in the 9th grade. He’s in the Culture section of the newspaper and is interested in video games. He’s a massive Nintendo fan and plays a lot of Nintendo games. He also loves Chinese food. ...

Angelina Evilsiser

Angelina Evilsiser is a Freshman at North Port High School. Angelina lives with her mom, dad, brother, and sister. She is a very busy person as she has a pet lizard, a cat, a bunny, a turtle, and a dog. ...

John Fish

John Fish is a Junior at North Port High School currently taking Journalism under Elysia Lord. Having taken two years of NJROTC he understands that work should be timely, accurate, and above all else professional and he takes t...

Kyah Palmisano
Academics Writer

Kyah Palmisano

Kyah Palmisano is a Junior in her second year at North Port High School. She is a visually impaired sixteen-year-old who writes for the newspaper, Bobcat Nation. Kyah has no brothers or sisters but has one dog named Louie. S...

Ms. Lord

Elysia Lord teaches Journalism and English at North Port High School. It is her first year as the Bobcat Nation Newspaper Adviser, and fourth year as the Legend Yearbook Adviser. She lives with her partner, two cats, a dog, and...

Sports Editor

Brooke Sawyer

Brooke Sawyer is a first-year sports editor for the newspaper. Although, it’s only her first year in journalism, she has background in yearbook and is almost always up to date with sports. She enjoys playing basketball ...

Sports Breaking News

Timothy Thomas

Policy Editor

Leny Ocasio

Leny Ocasio is a junior at North Port Highschool. He is an AICE student who is hoping to become a dentist in his future. He has three dogs and loves his family. He loves to watch movies and sleeping during his free time. It is ...

Policy Editor

Mia Ventriglia

Mia Ventriglia goes to North Port High School. It is her 12th year in North Port High School and she has been doing Journalism/Newspaper for three years. She lives with her parents, three siblings, 2 cats, 2 dogs, 1 kitten, in a ho...

Culture Editor

Tianna Mask

Tianna Mask Is a student at North port High school. This is her second year at this school, she is a 15-year-old sophomore. She lives with her 3 brothers, mom, puppy, and two cats. Tianna loves to cook and play basketball. Her ...

Academics Editor

Alexis Jankowski

Alexis Jankowski is a junior at North Port High School. She is an editor for the academics section of the Bobcat Nation newspaper. Alexis is in the Florida Future Educators of America club and her dream is to become a...

TV Announcer

Nate Jones

Nate is amazing he is a student at North Port High School. He is a student in journalism. He would like to go to college at FGCU, and he would love to do his own business and have a car shop. He would like to get a scho...

Caleb Kiesel
Copy Editor and Video Producer

Caleb Kiesel

Caleb Kiesel is a Junior at North Port High School and is also the Video Producer of Bobcat Nation, better known as the morning news. After being head anchor for 2 years, he suddenly disappeared as he transitioned to working b...

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