The Pioneer

The Pioneer

2021-2022 Staff

Devin Wilkes
Editor in Chief

Devin Wilkes

Devin Wilkes (She/Her) is the Co-Editor-in-Chief of The Pioneer. A passionate writer and journalist, she has been a staff editor for three years. When she is not writing editorials or discussing the latest in pop culture, you...

Marley Dias
Editor in Chief

Marley Dias

Marley Dias (She/Her) is an American student-activist and author known for her work on the #1000BlackGirlsBooks campaign. In 2015, Dias founded an international movement to collect and donate books with Black girl protagonists....

Kiley Capstraw
Managing Editor

Kiley Capstraw

Kiley Capstraw (She/Her) is the proud Managing Editor of The Pioneer. She is the captain of the Varsity Girls Basketball team, a former soccer player, a Mountaineer Mentor, and a participant in the Teen PEP Program. In her fre...

Samantha Nunez
Marketing Coordinator and Entertainment Editor

Samantha Nunez

Samantha Nunez (She/Her) is the Marketing Coordinator and Entertainment Editor for The Pioneer. She has been a staff editor for three years at The Pioneer and will take upon her first year as Marketing Coordinator this year. ...

David Bien-Aime
Copy Editor

David Bien-Aime

 David Bien-Aime (He/Him) is a Copy Editor of The Pioneer. He was born in Newark and raised in West Orange, NJ. He enjoys listening to a lot of music, exercising, playing ball, reading, watching sports, and the obvious one, wr...

Camille Bugayong
Copy Editor and In Our School Editor

Camille Bugayong

Camille Bugayong (She/Her) is a Copy Editor and In Our School Editor of The Pioneer. Hoping to one day be worthy of writing for popular newspapers and magazines, Camille has been writing articles since the seventh grade. Beginn...

Charley Dvorin
Editorials Editor

Charley Dvorin

Charley Dvorin (She/Her) is the Editorials Editor of The Pioneer. Charley is a junior this year at West Orange High School and plays on the varsity girl’s soccer team.  She is also the President of the Screenwriters Society, a...

Ethan Young
Sports Editor

Ethan Young

Ethan Young is 15 years old. His birthday is October 29, 2005. Ethan is a sophomore attending West Orange High School. He loves sports, his favorites being baseball and wrestling. Ethan plays both sports for his high school and ...

Zachary Perincheril
Sports Editor

Zachary Perincheril

Zachary Perincheril (He/Him) is the sports editor of The Pioneer. He has been a member of the club for the past three years, recently being promoted to the position of sports editor this year. Zachary enjoys conducting interview...

Wilnica Destine
Breaking News Editor and In Our School Editor

Wilnica Destine

Wilnica Destine (She/Her) is the Breaking News Editor and one of the In Our School Editors of The Pioneer. She has been a member for 2 years and became an editor this year. Wilnica is a senior this year at West Orange High School...

Evan Correa
News and Politics Editor

Evan Correa

Evan Correa (He/Him) is the News & Politics editor for the Pioneer. Evan is a senior at West Orange High School who has been an active writer for the Pioneer since 10th grade. He enjoys reading up on topics related to science...

Activate Search
Staff