eSomethin Staff 2019-2020

Neela Azizi

Hey, my name is Neela Azizi and I’m a freshman at Perrysburg High School. This is my first year of being in the Cellar. I have an older brother who has also been in eSomethin. I enjoy swimming, playing tennis and volleyball. I also love travelling and hopefully will get to go to new places. Somethin’ I’m looking forward to are the Friday night football games and maul maumee week and making amazing high school memories!

 Clara Burkin, Communications

Hello, my name is Clara Burkin and I’m a freshman. That means that this is my first year in Cellar. I have been a Zooteen for almost two years now, meaning I volunteer at the Toledo Zoo. Somethin cool about me is I love baking and I would love to bake professionally when I graduate high school, and hopefully culinary school. I am really looking forward to being able to learn about journalism, and also to be able to write about current events.


 Avery Cook, Editor-in-chief

Hi, my name is Avery Cook. I’m a senior and this is my third and final year as a Cellar staff member. I am on the girls Perrysburg Rugby Club and I enjoy writing about political topics as well as advocating for social change. I’m excited for this year #SeniorRah! 


 Tony Cox

I’m Tony Cox. I’m a freshman and this is my first year in Cellar.  I spend most of my time inside playing Xbox and reading books. My favorite game so far is RDR2, and my favorite book is Stormcaster by Cinda Williams Chima– go read it, it’s great! I’m looking forward to writing for eSomethin this year.

 Lucas Fiscus, Editor

My name is Lucas Fiscus. I am currently a sophomore at Perrysburg High School. This is my
second year working on the eSomethin’ staff. Outside of working on eSomethin, I’m on the PHS
football team and I also act in and work on many shows, both here in PHS (Winter One Acts and
the musical) and in other companies around the area. I love to write and I have a deep passion
for delivering recent and accurate news to the PHS student body. I am extremely excited for this
school year and I am ready to make it Somethin’ to remember!

  Shane Fite

I’m Shane Fite, a sophomore at PHS. This is my second year in eSomethin. You might have seen me carrying my camera everywhere. The reason I do this is actually because my phone camera is terrible, but I use eSomethin as an excuse; I always love taking photos for eSomethin!

 Lauren Gorcz

Hi, my name is Lauren Gorcz, I am a freshman here at PHS and this is my first year being a part of Cellar. I enjoy playing lacrosse, writing, and arguing, especially in Mock Trial. I am very excited to do somethin’ new here in room 232.

 Cameron Haeft

I’m Cameron Haeft, I’m a sophomore, and this is my first year doing eSomethin. I do track and
cross country and running is my favorite thing to do outside of class. I also enjoy socializing with
friends and watching movies. I’ve always been interested in writing articles but I never got into it
until now. I am looking forward to getting out of my comfort zone and trying something new with
this class.

 Caitlin Kleinfelter, Communications

Hey, I’m Caitlin Kleinfelter and I’m a senior at Perrysburg High School. This is my first year as a member of eSomethin. I’m also a member of Perrysburg High School Yearbook and the Perrysburg Rugby Club. I love writing and I’m excited to be a part of the staff this year and share my senior wisdom with the underclassmen. #SeniorRah!

 Gabrielle Lemerand

My name is Gabi Lemerand and I am a freshman this year, which means I have not had any experience in the Cellar. I like to do photography and write. I am very excited to go to football games and different events for the school this year with the Cellar. Somethin I like to do for fun is dance. I love to hangout with my friends and swim. I am really looking forward to having fun this year!

 Alyse Riffer

Hey, I’m Alyse Riffer and I’m currently a senior at PHS. This will be my first year in The Cellar. I am involved in Jazz Singers show choir and the a cappella choir.  I am also, and have been, on the tennis team for all four years of high school and am involved in National Honor Society. I have always loved writing even as a kid and I’m excited for this school year. #SeniorRah!


 Kennedy Rowley, Media Editor

5…4…3..2…1…Kennedy Rowley is back and this sophomore is ready to report on somethin new. I’m a varsity rower on Perrysburg Crew Team. I’m also involved in Drama Club and French Club. Outside of school, I’m a Toledo Zooteen and I play guitar. I’m so glad to be returning for my second year of eSomethin!

 Ainsley Sutter, Editor

Hi! I’m Ainsley Sutter – now a sophomore – returning for my second year on eSomethin’s Staff! When I’m not covering events for eSomethin, I’m either playing lacrosse or volunteering with PHS’s Student Council and the sophomore council! I am super excited to return for my second year on staff and to get back to writing articles and making videos!

 Samuel Yonker

Hi, I’m Samuel Yonker and I am a freshman. This is my first year in The Cellar. I am apart of the Perrysburg Hockey team and also play lacrosse. I am really looking forward to interview somethin this year in The Cellar. adviser

 Mr. Kitson

Tim Kitson is an English teacher at Perrysburg High School and the adviser for He is a Michigan native and a graduate of Michigan State University. He enjoys helping students produce digital media and discover the creative process. “Working with eSomethin is a unique opportunity,” said Mr. Kitson, “because few things are constant.  We know how important the school paper is to alumni and the community.  We want to continue the tremendous success we’ve had over the last few years.” Mr. Kitson greatly appreciates the supportive relationship with the The Toledo Blade.

You can reach Mr. Kitson via email at [email protected].