The Southfield Jay

2013-2014 Staff

Charda Williams

Charda Williams

Charda Williams is the video editor for The Southfield Jay and writes occasional stories for the news team. She just got those braces off - Woohoo!

Ashley Guinn

Ashley Guinn

Ashley Guinn is co-editor-in-chief of The Southfield Jay. Last year she served as features editor for the news team. She is a former cheerleader and a current member of the Principal's Council.

Lauren Wiliams

Lauren Wiliams

Lauren Williams is the design editor for The Southfield Jay and the saxophone section leader in the Marching Blue Jays band. She is also a member of Southfield Student Council.

DeEnlas Head

De’Enlas Head

In addition to being the  sports editor for The Southfield Jay for the last two years, De'Enlas Head  is captain of the award-winning Marching Blue Jays band. He loves sports and music, but plans to study medicine.

Katherine Nealy

Katherine Nealy

Katherine "Kat" Nealy is the co-editor-in-chief for The Southfield Jay. She previously served as news editor last year. She wears many hats for the news team, including sports photographer and general assignment writer. She is a...

Faith Westley

Faith Westley

Faith Westley is the business manager for The Southfield Jay. She is also the news staff's top sales person for single copy issues and writes occasional stories.

Turquoise Clark

Turquoise Clark

Turquoise has a favorite color. Can you guess it? One of her other favorite things is wrestling. She manages the Boys Varsity Wrestling team.

Ariel Walker

Ariel Walker

Ariel Walker joined The Southfield Jay  in January of 2013 as a staff writer. Besides journalism, she is a majorette in the marching band and is a member of the National Honor Society, Scholars Plus, and Class Board for the Class...

Sahara Ashford

Sahara Ashford

Ashford not only survives deadlines, she has also survived a bout with leukemia. Isn't that cool?

Aasif Allen

Aasif Allen

As a photographer and a staff artist, Allen wears two hats in The Southfield Jay newsroom.

Katherine Nealy

Katherine Nealy

Katherine Nealy is a versatile staff member of The Southfield Jay. She takes photos and writes stories ranging from news to sports. She is also a member of the Girls Varsity Volleyball team.

Madison Jones

Madison Jones

Jones was recently promoted from staff writer to features editor of The Southfield Jay.

Darryl Littlejohn

Darryl Littlejohn

Littlejohn's interests include sports, sports and sports. He is also interested in sports.

Victoria Holley

Victoria Holley

Holley took the award-winning photo that appeared on the cover of Southfield Jay in May of 2013. The photo of retiring teacher Bob MacFarland surrounded by his students took first place in the State of Michigan for best magazine...

Lauren Williams

Lauren Williams

As the staff artist for The Southfield Jay, Williams creates editorial cartoons and comic strips. She taught herself how to use Adobe Illustrator.

Charda Williams

Charda Williams

In addition to writing for the school paper, Williams is a member of the Girls Varsity Golf team.

Faith Westley

Faith Westley

She's all about business. That's why she's the Business Manager of the Southfield Jay.

David Cole

David Cole

When he's not writing for The Southfield Jay, Cole is either pitching for the Varsity Blue Jays Baseball team or representing Southfield High at the Board of Education meetings, where he gives a monthly report to Board members

Jamerah Coleman-Tolbert

Jamerah Coleman-Tolbert

She's quiet in person but bold in print.

Paris Dixon

Paris Dixon

It's true. Paris Dixon is named after a city she has not yet visited but intends to tour one day.

Paige Hall

Paige Hall

Besides writing for The Southfield Jay, Hall is also a member of the school's choir and the WSHJ 88.3-FM radio staion

DeEnlas Head

De’Enlas Head

De'Enlas covers mostly sports stories for The Southfield Jay. He joined the Jay staff as a junior.

Shannon Stoudemire

Shannon Stoudemire

Shannon Stoudemire is an award-winning video producer who is also the historian for the Class of 2014.  

Aariston Dawson

Aariston Dawson

Prior to becoming the editor-in-chief, Dawson served as the sports editor of The Southfield Jay for two years. She also tweets on behalf of the news staff and manages the Southfield Jay Facebook page. Outside of her news responsibilities,...

Diante Adams

Diante Adams

After two years of thinking about it, Adams finally decided to become  a staff writer for The Southfield Jay.

Eric Scott

Eric Scott

Eric Scott has been a staff writer for The Southfield Jay for two years.  He has a special interest in shoe collecting.  

Briana Sparks

Briana Sparks

Also known as "Sparky," Briana Sparks is a video reporter and editorial editor for The Southfield Jay.

Ashley Guinn

Ashley Guinn

Ashley Guinn is a staff writer for The Southfield Jay.  

Krista Wilson

Krista Wilson

Krista Wilson won second place in the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association in 2013 for sports news writing. She also writes profiles, reviews and feature stories.  

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