Keeping Alden Connected!

WACS News.

Keeping Alden Connected!

WACS News.

Keeping Alden Connected!

WACS News.

2021-2022 Staff

Rayahna Tryka
Publisher

Rayahna Tryka

I am the publisher of WACS News. I have been actively involved in the organization at Alden High School for three years. During my sophomore year, I was a general assignment reporter. The next year, I became social media manager...

Dylan Zielinski
Creative Director

Dylan Zielinski

What's up? I am Dylan Zielinski, a senior at Alden High school. I am a varsity football player, senior class vice president, I participate in both the play and the musical, and I am also the Creative Director for WACS. In my free...

John Watson
Director of Sports Media

John Watson

I am a senior at Alden High School and have been a part of WACS News for three years. Starting off as a general assignment reporter, then moving to website manager, I am now head of our sports department. I am also a part of our...

Aubrey Matthewson
Executive Producer

Aubrey Matthewson

I am a currently a senior in my second year in WACS News. This year I am the executive producer of my class. I can't wait to do all I can to produce fun and informative videos. I hold leadership positions in many school clubs...

Sophie Turton
Executive Producer

Sophie Turton

I am junior at Alden High School and am taking on my second year in WACS News on days 1 and 3. I enjoy playing soccer on the varsity team as well as Alden Soccer Club's indoor and travel team. In my free time I love to ski, camp...

Tyler Thauer
Sports Editor

Tyler Thauer

I'm in the class of 2023 and in day 1,3 of  WACS News. I play for the Buffalo Regals travel hockey team and for Iroquois/Alden Federation Hockey. I am a second-year student in WACS. As a sports editor, my job is to maintain and...

Kendall Shadle
Sports Editor

Kendall Shadle

I am a junior at Alden High School and I am the Sports Editor of WACS News. I participate in varsity volleyball, basketball, and softball. I like to stay involved within the school by participating in school spirit activities...

Emily Robertson
Features Editor

Emily Robertson

I'm currently a junior at Alden High School and I'm the vice president of the Class of 2023. I play on the varsity soccer team during the fall and the Alden travel soccer team during the spring. I'm also involved in the play and...

Aaaron Horton
General Assignment Reporter

Aaaron Horton

I swim for the Varsity Swim Team. This is my first year in WACS news. I'm also the funny guy. I get to do all the fun stuff such as looking for good scoops around the school and I can help out in other areas in WACS if needed.

Jacob Dutka
General Assignment Reporter

Jacob Dutka

Hello. My name is Jacob Dutka and I  am graduating in 2024. I am a general assignment reporter. I am thrilled to be in this class working alongside my classmates. I am a drama nerd and love to do it. I am so happy to bring you...

Lexi Miller
General Assignment Reporter

Lexi Miller

I am a general assignment reporter in WACS News. I am a senior in Alden High School and I am graduating in June. During my middle school, freshman and sophomore years I was a part of an undefeated volleyball team, many school...

Rayne Cornish
General Assignment Reporter

Rayne Cornish

I am currently a sophomore at Alden High School. During my freshman year here, I served as president of the after-school writing club. During my middle school years in Alden, I enjoyed participating in the musicals. Before moving...

James Farrell
General Assignment Reporter

James Farrell

I am a senior at AHS and a newly appointed general assignment reporter. I am also a short film director, with one completed film called Fire Dance. I have participated in the play and musical for all of high school and most of ...

Tiara Price
General Assignment Reporter

Tiara Price

Hi, I'm Tiara Price, and I will be one of WACS News' general assignment reporters this school year. This is my first year with WACS News and I couldn't be more excited. I take 15+ dance classes a week, so dance takes up pretty...

Nate Turnbull
Sports Reporter

Nate Turnbull

I am captain of the varsity soccer team and I also play varsity basketball. My out-of-school extracurriculars include club soccer and helping out my community, including volunteering for Cowlesville Baptist Church. This is my...

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Sports Reporter

Timothy Boucher

Hi, I'm Timmy. I graduate in 2024, and I am a sports reporter (along with Nathan Hann) for WACS News at Alden High School. I play soccer, basketball (my favorite thing to do), and I also used to play football. I love listening...

Nathan Hahn
Sports Reporter

Nathan Hahn

I'm Nathan Hahn, the sports reporter for my class working alongside Timmy Boucher. I play many Alden sports and attend many of the games every week. I love to watch all of our teams compete. I personally love being around sports...

Jacob Baker
Sports Reporter

Jacob Baker

I am a senior at Alden High School. I'm in WACS News block on days 1 and 3. I have been playing varsity basketball since freshman year as well as playing varsity football my sophomore year. I'm an avid David Bowie Stan. Bills...

Walker Wrest
Features Reporter

Walker Wrest

I am Walker Wrest. I am graduating in 2022. I'm in section 1 and 3 for WACS News. I play soccer, basketball, and track for Alden and have been a varsity athlete all four years of my high school career. Some out-of-school activities...

Victoria Young
Breaking New reporter

Victoria Young

I am currently a junior at Alden High School. In the fall I play varsity soccer and travel soccer in the summer. In the spring I play softball or run track. I love to be involved with the school, either through school spirit or...

Sarah Chowaniec
Social Media Manager/News Editor

Sarah Chowaniec

Hi, I'm a junior at Alden High School. I attend WACS News on days 1 and 3. This is my first year taking WACS News and I'm so excited to see where it takes me. Outside of school I spend most of my down time at dance. I attend dance...

Caiden McCoy
General Assignment Reporter/Website Manager

Caiden McCoy

I have been playing soccer for 7 years and played football for 3 years. I like hanging out with friends, playing basketball, and like watching TV shows. My favorite subject in school is math and I also enjoy science classes. This...

Isabelle Candy Lippert
General Assignment Reporter/ Social Media Assistant

Isabelle Candy Lippert

I am a junior at Alden High School. I graduate 2023. This is my first year in WACS news. I am in the classroom on days 1 and 3.  Outside of school I spend a lot of my time working at Carbone's. I work six days out of the week...

Justin Kruk
Chief Features Reporter

Justin Kruk

I am Justin Kruk, and I graduate from Alden in 2022. I run cross country and track and field, and also am a member of the National Honor Society. I am very sporty, stylish, and funny. Outside of school, I enjoy watching football,...

Aidan Hart
Bulldog Manufacturing Reporter

Aidan Hart

My name is Aidan Hart. I'm the Bulldog Manufacturing reporter and a part of the class of 2022 at Alden High School. I play varsity baseball, shoot for Alden's varsity rifle team, am a part of National Honor Society, and work almost...

Ayden Catanzaro
Director of Podcasting

Ayden Catanzaro

What's up? My name is Ayden Catanzaro and I am the Director of Podcasting for WACS News. I am 17 years old. Class of 2022.  I have Dwarfism. I'm part of the Crew for Peter and the Starcatcher. I love all Geeky movies, mainly t...

Katie Weber
Social Media Manager

Katie Weber

I am a junior at Alden High School. I'm class treasurer and a member of Donate Life Club, Art Club, Athletic Association, and Theater Club. Also, I have taken a photography class and love editing photos. I've been a dancer for...

Nicole Wozniak
News Editor

Nicole Wozniak

I'm a junior at Alden High School, and I'm a news editor for WACS News. I take college courses, including college English. I've also taken classes to improve my writing skills such as creative writing. I take part in the musicals...

Matthew Sugg
News Editor

Matthew Sugg

Hello, I'm Matt Sugg, and I'm a news editor for WACS news. I'm involved in a bunch of things outside of school: I love to hunt, and play a lot of videogames. I also help with the haunted trail every year, and was a Boy Scout....

Zakk Jaworowicz
Director of Livestreaming/Website Manager

Zakk Jaworowicz

I am a first-year student in WACS News. I was born on June 7, 2006 and I am a sophomore at Alden Central High School in the class of 2024. I am the Director of Livestreaming along with Website Manager for WACS News. Some of my...