The Hurricane Eye

2012-2013 Staff

Anna Taylor, Staff Writer

Anna is a senior at Westhampton Beach High School. She lives for writing creative stories. She is always writing something for the book she’s been working on since she was in seventh grade, whether it be a chapter or a scene,...

Skyler Arrasate, Staff Writer

Skyler Arrasate, a senior, lives in Westhampton Beach and loves being around friends and family. She hopes to be lucky enough to travel around the world one day to places like Spain, Barbados and Ireland. Skyler also loves spending...

Jackie Pendleton, Staff Writer

Jackie Pendleton is a junior from Speonk who will soon become a New York City resident. She loves summer, riding quads, playing basketball and hanging with friends. She looks forward to attending college to be a Veterinarian and...

Connor Glynn, Staff Writer

Connor is a sophomore from Brooklyn who moved to East Quogue in 2003. In his free time he likes to skateboard, take trips into the city, and surf a little bit. Connor plays football and wrestles for WHB. In the winter he likes...

Katia Brinsmade, Staff Writer

Katia is currently a sophomore at WHBHS. She is always curious about anything and everything and loves to travel, experiencing the new and different things. Always with a camera in hand, you’ll see her always doing something;...

Remi Bader, Staff Writer

Remi Bader, a senior at WHBHS, grew up in Manhattan on the Upper East Side and moved to Remsenburg at the age of 7.  Remi is very excited to be in her first year of Journalism.  She loves to write and especially loves to speak...

Elsie Boskamp, Staff Writer

Elsie is a senior at WHBHS.  This is her second year writing for The Hurricane Eye.  One of her favorite classes this year is AP art.  In her spare time, Elsie enjoys painting, writing, and baking. She also loves to travel, ...

Jamie Mato, Staff Writer

Jamie is a senior at WHBHS, who enjoys dancing and surfing. She dances at The Dance Centre of the Hamptons. During the summer she volunteers at the Southampton Parish Art Museum. Jamie hopes to go to college in California and...

Erin Lehman, Staff Writer

Erin is a senior at Westhampton Beach High School. She has two sisters, one in a grade below her, Gabrielle a sophomore here, and the other 23, Katherine, a graduate from here who was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis when she was...

Michael Frangeskos, Staff Writer

Michael, a junior, plays basketball year around and enjoys going to the ocean and fishing. A triplet and moved to East Quogue in 6th grade from Eastchester. He hopes that Journalism will make him a better writer and give him a...

Nicole McDaniel, Staff Writer

Nicole, a sophomore at WHBHS enjoys playing basketball and just hanging out with friends. She and her twin are extremely close and so almost everything together. She loves the summer because of the warm weather and the beach. Ni...

Ryan Willmott

Ryan Willmott is a junior at WHBHS from East Quogue. He loves watching sports such as the Philadelphia Eagles and the Miami Heat; this summer he even went to Philadelphia to watch the Eagles play! Over the summer he also worked...

Justin Grieco

Justin is a junior at WHBHS who lives in Center Moriches. He attended East Moriches Middle School. You can find Justin listening to music by artists like The Game, Eminem, and Skrillex, and hanging out with his friends. Although...

Jack Murphy

Jack is a senior at WHBHS who lived in Westhampton since kindergarten. In his spare time he likes to go to the beach and to listen to music. Jack plays two varsity sports: he plays quarterback on the football team and plays midfield...

Kayla Jones

Kayla is a senior at Westhampton Beach High school. She is from East Moriches. Her favorite class this year is sign language. Kayla loves to travel to different places, but her favorite place to visit is Jamaica. Her favorite...

Matt Rist

Matt is obviously a great coordinated member The Hurricane Eye. Matt is serious and straight up when it comes to work; he loves to write and was probably born with a pencil in his hand. He also has brilliant ideas when it comes...

Frank Zambik

Frank Zambik, a senior at WHBHS lives in East Moriches. He plays football and runs both spring and winter track. During the summer he is an Ocean Lifeguard for the Town of Southampton. His favorite class is Broadcast Journalism,...

Skyler Arrasate

Skyler Arrasate, a sophomore at WHBHS, is an avid photographer who enjoys being at the beach. She hopes to be able to travel the world one day, with Spain at the top of her list.  She loves laughing and to be with friends and...

Matt Lieberman

Matt, a senior, plays varsity golf and is the varsity basketball team manager for the Hurricanes. He enjoys all things sports. Matt is planning to study Communications or Journalism and pursue a career in being a sports radio...

Lexi Mucci

Lexi is a junior at WHBHS and this is her first year writing for The Hurricane Eye. This is her second year as a varsity cheerleader!  Because of her interest in the human mind, Lexi hopes to study psychology at a college in Calif...

Emma Galasso

Emma is a junior at WHBHS. This is her second year writing for The Hurricane Eye and her first year as editor. She discovered her love for journalism accidentally, when she was enrolled in Journalism by accident her sophomor...

Serkan Kopuz

Serkan is a senior at WHBHS and is a captain on the varsity soccer team. Born in Turkey, he came to the States about seven years ago when he was 10, migrating along with his parents and brother. He attended school in Turkey until...

Tommy Boskamp

Tom, a sophomore, plays soccer for the Hurricanes and hopes to play in college also he plans to major in Marine Biology.  He enjoys writing and this is his first year writing for The Hurricane Eye.  Tom likes to go skiing in...

Justin Kretsos

Justin is a sophomore at WHBHS who lives in East Moriches. He plays football and wrestles for the Hurricanes. He loves shoes and considers himself a sneaker head. In his free time, Justin likes to hangout with his old classmates...

Vinny Gallo

Vinny, a senior at WHBHS, currently lives in East Quogue. He plans on attending Florida State University, and majoring in pre-med. Vinny plays baseball for Westhampton’s varsity team, and races motocross nationally.  Aside...

Alex Timmy Timms

Alex “Timmy” Timms is a junior at WHBHS who likes to watch baseball and go to the beach. Alex is a member of the school bowling team. His favorite subject is math. Alex hopes to attend college in Connecticut to study communications.

Lucy DiBenedetto

Lucy is a sophomore who currently lives in Westhampton Beach. She is very passionate about theatre, music, and soccer. Lucy is known as the “Rainbow Goalie” in soccer, due to her very colorful and rainbow-like uniform. Her...

Catherine Vish

Catherine, a sophomore at WHBHS, can be quiet, shy and reserved, but also has a loud side when influenced by friends. She likes to read, write, surf, skate, and spend most of her summer on the beach. When she grows up, Catherine...

Dineen O’Rourke

Dineen is a senior at WHBHS and has been acting as Student Editor for The Hurricane Eye for three years. She lives and breathes music, especially jam-bands like Phish, her absolute favorite, whom she has seen live almost 10 times...

Brett Ryan

Brett, a Senior at WHBHS from Quogue, has a passion for the page. This is Brett’s Fourth year writing for the Hurricane Eye, and she loves reporting on entertainment, especially music. In her spare time Brett enjoys listening...

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