Tower

2018-2019 Staff

Amita Khurana

Amita Khurana

  As a current senior at The Masters School, Amita Khurana expresses herself through voicing her opinions, writing and editing for Tower, the Masters newspaper. Khurana holds the position of Features Lead Editor, and enjoys...

Yasmine Pascal

Yasmine Pascal

Accuracy and Accountability Manager, as well as Advertisement and Distribution Manager, Yasmine Pascal, did not always see herself as a journalist. Pascal grew up in a small island in the Caribbean, called Dominica and moved to Am...

Tyler Conway

Tyler Conway

Tyler Conway was born in Poughkeepsie, NY. Despite moving to New Jersey as a young child, Tyler continued his education in New York, attending schools in New York City until coming to The Masters School. A junior in highschool,...

Emma Luis

Emma Luis

  A natural born wanderluster, Editor-in-Chief Emma Luis bounced to and from her birthplace in Tokyo, Japan and the suburbs of New York City until mid-2010. She came to Masters in 2015 as a freshman, where she seized he...

Vincent Alban

Vincent Alban

Vincent Alban is a senior at The Masters School and the photo and illustrations editor for Tower. A boarding student from upstate New York, Alban has won multiple photography awards including first place in the Congressional ...

Drew Schott

Drew Schott

Senior Drew Schott, an Opinion Design Editor on Tower, hopes to enter the field of journalism as his profession. Schott, since joining the paper sophomore year as a Foreign Affairs Columnist, has written articles about various to...

Sophia Brousset

Sophia Brousset

In just third grade, Sophia Brousset founded her own school paper and wrote her first ever article, an opinion piece about Silly Bandz. Now, she’s Tower’s Lead News Editor, and has covered topics ranging from the dress philosoph...

Morgan Brettschneider

Morgan Brettschneider

Senior Morgan Brettschneider currently serves as the News Design Editor for Tower. She is responsible for laying out the news pages and helps with editing news stories, as well. Brettschneider has developed a passion for writ...

Gabe Keller

Gabe Keller

Gabriel Keller, or Gabe, or Gabé, or Gabey (depends on who you ask), is a Junior from Cold Spring, New York and easily lives the farthest away for any day student. Gabe, a self-described meme connoisseur, is in his first year at T...

Logan Schiciano

Logan Schiciano

Logan Schiciano is currently one of the sports page designers for Tower.While this is his first year on staff, Schiciano has experimented in writing a wide variety pieces, including his two pieces on students who do the arts/pl...

Alex Bentzien

Alex Bentzien

Alex Bentzien, a senior at The Masters School, is a devoted writer with the hopes of pursuing a career in journalism. Since she joined Tower, Bentzien has held the positions of News Editor and Features Editor, and she is currently one...

Joseph Goldstein

Joseph Goldstein

Joseph Goldstein, a New York City native and Tower’s lead Op-Ed Editor, is a senior who has been involved with the paper since 2017, his first year at Masters. Prior to joining Tower, Goldstein was the Editor-in-Chief of his mi...

Sarah Faber

Sarah Faber

Sarah Faber, a staff writer on Tower, started her journalism career as a freshman with “Faber’s Foods,” a blog on Tower’s web page. After realizing her interest in journalism, she joined the Intro to Journalism class m...

Mitch Fink

Mitch Fink

Mitch Fink, a Junior,  is the Sports Lead Editor of Tower. He’s been a journalist since 6th grade, when he worked on the Masters Middle School newspaper, called the Purple Panther Post. His favorite type of articles to writ...

Michelle Wei

Michelle Wei

Prior to her sophomore year, Michelle Wei was unsure of herself as a writer.  After following her mom’s advice and encouragement, she took an Introduction to Journalism class, where she discovered journalism was the exact outlet...

Annie Rubinson

Annie Rubinson

Senior News Lead Editor Annie Rubinson published her first Tower piece in 2017 as part of her year-long blog covering student activities. Two years and over thirty contributed articles later, she has served as a Staff Writer ...

Elijah Emery

Elijah Emery

Elijah (Eli) Emery, Tower’s Sports Design Editor, joked that his favorite part of Tower is: “the room.” He enjoys spending late nights at layout with his friends in the Tower lab and “hanging out with Ms. Cowhey.” Eli got his ...

Jacob Strier

Jacob Strier

Jacob Strier, a News Design Editor on Tower has been at Masters since the middle of his sophomore year. He has been writing for the newspaper almost as long as he's been here, saying that it was Ms. Cowhey who inspired him to j...

Shawn Farhadian

Shawn Farhadian

Shawn Farhadian, a budding journalist from Tuxedo Park, New York, refers to writing as his life’s passion. A high school senior and lead sports editor for Tower, his enthusiasm towards journalism is intoxicating. In the summer of 2018, Farhadian c...

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