Coppell Student Media

Rithvik Gunda

Rithvik Gunda

Sally Parampottil, Co-Student Life Editor

May 18, 2019

CHS senior Rithvik Gunda has been on the varsity team for two years. With his best event being the 100-yard backstroke with a personal best of 1:11, Gunda recalls some of the aspects of the team that defined his high school swimming career. What’s your favorite memory with the swim team? My...

Elieser Gonzalez

Elieser Gonzalez

Sally Parampottil, Co-Student Life Editor

May 18, 2019

CHS senior Elieser Gonzalez has swum for the varsity team since his freshman year. His best event is the 100-yard butterfly with a personal best of 59 seconds. Despite not planning to continue swimming in college, Gonzalez has many years of team experience to look back on. How long have you been ...

Matthew Rodman

Matthew Rodman

Sally Parampottil, Co-Student Life Editor

May 18, 2019

CHS senior captain Matthew Rodman, a Coppell native and the only senior on varsity who is not a member of the International Baccalaureate (IB) program, has been on the varsity team all four years. He plans to continue swimming for a club team after he graduates and attends North Lake College. What was...

Emil Aaltonen

Emil Aaltonen

Sally Parampottil, Co-Student Life Editor

May 18, 2019

CHS senior captain Emil Aaltonen, one of two male captains on the team, moved to Coppell from Finland in seventh grade. Since his former sport, floorball, is not popular in the United States, he moved on to swimming to fill in the gap. Aaltonen, a short distance swimmer with a personal best of 56.07 s...

Yue Taira

Yue Taira

Sally Parampottil, Co-Student Life Editor

May 18, 2019

CHS senior captain Yue Taira is the only female senior on the varsity team. Taira has played numerous sports in addition to swimming, and while she does not plan on continuing competitive swimming, she has made relationships and memories from her time at CHS. What is it like being a captain? So for swi...

Shivani Goyal

Shivani Goyal

Ryan Dyke, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

Coppell High School senior Shivani Goyal is an app-developing, math-loving and dedicated soon-to-be University of Illinois freshman. As a native Texan, Shivani has been looking forward to moving out for as long as she can remember. Her passion for Computer Science has led her down the path to becomi...

Saket Ashar

Saket Ashar

Andrés Bear, Coppell Student Media Web Producer

May 17, 2019

Coppell High School senior Saket Anshar will attend the University of Texas at Austin as a neuroscience major. Neuroscience, a science which deals with the structure and function of nerves, is generally considered to be a highly lucrative and rewarding major. With that being said, it also has a tende...

Manisha Reddy

Manisha Reddy

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

Coppell High School senior Manisha Reddy has a newfound interest in political science and aspires to be a lawyer in the future. Reddy plans to major in political science at Texas A&M University and hopes to spread her knowledge to her family. Why did you decide to pursue political science? I ...

Gavin Spicer

Gavin Spicer

Sofia Guerrero, Co-Student Life Editor

May 17, 2019

Coppell High School senior Gavin Spicer has liked history from a young age. He became interested in the U.S. Marine Corps after his father told him about when he was in the Marine Corps. Spicer will attend Angelo State University after a semester at North Lake College and afterward will go into the ...

Katherine Roy

Katherine Roy

Christie Hernandez, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

Coppell High School senior Katherine Roy will attend Texas Woman’s University (TWU) this fall as a nursing major. With her drive to help others, Roy hopes to make the most out of her college years doing what she loves. Why did you choose this career path? I've always loved helping people, and...

Joanne Chen

Joanne Chen

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

Coppell High School senior Joanne Chen was accepted into the University of Texas at Austin to major in chemical engineering. Though Chen plans to attend medical school and become an orthodontist, she decided to major in chemical engineering at UT for her undergraduate education in order to gain expe...

Reece Gardner

Reece Gardner

Sally Parampottil, Co-Student Life Editor

May 17, 2019

Coppell High School senior Reece Gardner, a nondenominational Christian, is a member of the Milestone Church in Keller. After being accepted into both Abilene Christian University and Liberty University in Virginia, Gardner decided to attend the former, where he will major in biblical studies with a conc...