The Advocate

2018-2019 Staff

Stella Asmerom


Stella Asmerom is the Editor-in-Chief for the 2018-2019 school year. She was the Opinion Editor from 2015-2018 and the Assistant Arts & Leisure Editor from 2014-2015. Her hobbies include writing passive aggressive emails...

Sarah Weber

Copy Editor

Sarah Weber has been on the Advocate staff since 2013. She was Opinion editor in 2016-2017, Arts & Leisure editor in 2017-2018, and Copy Editor in 2018-2019. Sarah joined the Advocate to extend her literary wings, but by sophomore...

Nikita Jaiswal

Editor of Opinion

Hi . My name is Nikita. I am an opinion editor. Thanks.

Alix Hamon

Pop Culture Editor

Alix joined the Advocate in 7th grade where she was a writer. In 8th grade, she was the Assistant Web Editor, and in 9th grade she took over the full Web Editor position. She is now the Pop Culture Editor, which she has been for...

Sofia Taylor

Assistant Editor, school and local.

Sofia Taylor joined the advocate her freshmen year in 2017, writing articles for the 'School and Local' section.  She usually spends her free time playing violin, but she also enjoys reading long advocate articles. She joined...

Kiki Gonglewski

Co-section editor N&F

Kiki Gonglewski is a co-section editor for the Advocate's News and Features Section. Her six great loves in life are writing, art, making movies, astronomy, Kurt Vonnegut novels, and Korean Barbecue.

Sydney Wright

Co-Section Editor: News & Features

Co-Section Editor for News & Features Sydney Wright has been a staff writer for The Advocate since 2015. She joined the editorial board in the latter half of her Junior year at Albuquerque Academy. Wright is a nationally...

Tatiana Gross

Sports Editor

Tatiana (Tati) Gross has been a member of the Advocate since 7th grade. After a two year hiatus, she has now taken the position as a Sports Editor and writer for her 10th and 11th-grade years. Now a Junior, she spends her time...

Toby Utterback

Graphics Co-Editor

“Every artist was first an amateur” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Alex Mclaughlin

Graphics Editor

Socrates' brother.

Christopher Lee Kuang

Opinon Co-Editor


Ale Geisel-Zamora

Arts & Culture Section Editor

Ale Geisel-Zamora has been on the Advocate staff since the 2017-2018 school year. However, she quickly infiltrated the staff ranks from writer to Arts & Culture Section Editor by being the only productive member of the writing...

Jessica Allen

Sports Editor

Jessica Allen is currently in 11th grade at Albuquerque Academy.  She has been on the advocate since 9th grade and became the sports assistant editor in 10th.  She joined the advocate in order to improve as a writer as well...

Julia Ross

News and Features Editor

Julia Ross is a member of the class of 2021 and takes part in extra curricular activities such as tennis, student senate, model UN, and extensive hours of Netflix watching. Julia became interested in writing for the Advocate in...

Karen Sabol

Editor, Arts and Leisure

Karen Sabol has been writing for the Advocate since ninth grade. She has also been an editor for the past 2 years. She was the assistant editor for the School and Local section in her junior year, and this year she is an Arts...

Hannah Cheves

Editor, Sports

Hannah Cheves has been a staff member of The Advocate since seventh grade. Hannah was a writer in the seventh grade, assistant Opinion editor eighth grade, and Pop Culture Editor from ninth through eleventh grade. She now works...

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