The Weddington Witness

2019-2020 Staff

Jennifer Rodriguez


Mrs. Rodriguez, the adviser of The Weddington Witness, is in her 10th year of teaching and currently teaches AP Lang and Honors English IV. She is originally from the Lake Norman area, but has spent most of her teaching career...

Trevor Moore


Trevor Moore is a Senior and Editor-in-Chief for the Weddington Witness. In addition to his endeavors on the newspaper staff, Trevor is also Editor-in-Chief of WHS's yearbook, the Legend. Trevor intends to bring the Weddington...

Katie Schneider

Copy Editor

Katie Schneider is a Senior and is the Copy Editor for the Weddington Witness. Katie has always held a passion for writing and loves keeping up with current news. She hopes that her work will help keep the student body inform...

Maggie Boyd

Assistant Editor

Maggie Boyd is a junior and is the Assistant Editor for the Weddington Witness. Outside of the Witness, Maggie enjoys participating in Weddington’s theater program and performing with the marching band as drum major. She hopes h...

Abigail Halpin

Sports Reporter

Ayden Fisher

Opinions Writer

Ayden Fisher, a senior, joined the opinions staff last year. He hopes largely to increase the Witness' reach and bring different perspectives to the team. He has gone to three high schools and involves himself in JROTC and theatre....

Zac Bestwick

Opinions Writer

Wil Martin


Wil Martin is a senior and works on the Weddington Witness as a satirist and photographer. Wil is also the photo editor for the yearbook and works in the theatre department as Technical Director. Wil is hoping to work to bring ...

AC Smith


AC Smith is a Senior and is the critic for the Weddington Witness. She also is a member of the marching band and participates in the afterschool theatre productions. AC hopes to bring light to issues found in films and television t...

Kaleb Dufrene

Arts Beat

Abigail Martin


Abbey Martin is a Senior and a Staff Member of the Weddington Witness. In addition to her work for the Witness, she enjoys writing in her free time as well as actively participating in state and local politics. Abbey hopes her...

Sophia Randazzo


Sophia Randazzo is a sophomore and works as a Staff Member for the Weddington Witness. She looks forward to a great year of informing the students of WHS of local, national, and worldwide news. Outside of writing, she enjoys ...

Lauren Feltz


Lauren Feltz is a Senior, Staff Writer, and new to the Witness this year. She transferred to Weddington from upstate NY last school year, and was previously involved in her former high school’s newspaper. In her free time,...

Rohan Kothadia


Sophie Frain


Sophie Frain is a senior and a Photographer for the Weddington Witness. Through her photography, she always hopes to raise awareness about important events and social issues as well as share stories. Outside of school, Sophie...

Lorelei Douds


Lorelei Douds is a senior and is a photographer for the Weddington Witness. In addition to being on the newspaper staff, Lorelei is the Vice President of the Rachel's Kindness Matters Club here at Weddington. Lorelei intends fo...

Kasey Musaka