The Advocate

2018-2019 Staff

Robert Schmitt

Staff Writer

My name is Robert Schmitt, a senior at Mayo High School. I was born and raised in Rochester, Minnesota. I play baseball and am in the school band. I enjoy playing music with my friends and spending time outside with my dog River....

Carlos Tapia

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Carlos Tapia, a senior at Mayo High School and a member of the journalism staff. I’m originally from the great city of Phoenix, Arizona. I like to workout every night after work. I also like to spend quality ti...

Adam Leary

Staff Writer

My name is Adam Leary, a senior here at Mayo High School. In my free time I enjoy singing, playing basketball, and developing my faith in the Lord Jesus. My favorite restaurant is Chester’s, which is also where I am currently em...

Abe Rueda

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Abe Rueda, a part of the journalism team. I’m glad to be working with my friends on taking pictures for the school paper. I like to go to the gym during my free time after work. My main interest in life is car...

Destiny Whitehorn

Staff Writer

My name is Destiny Whitehorn, and I was born in Rochester, MN. I am currently a sophomore at Mayo High School. I come from a big family with six brothers and one baby sister who have always encouraged me to try new things and take c...

Logan Ripley

Staff Writer

Greetings, my name is Logan.     I am senior here at Mayo High School, born and raised in Rochester, Minnesota. I play football and lacrosse here at the school, and have been a varsity athlete for four years now. Although...

Jonathan Mercer

Staff Writer

Hello I'm Jonathan - most people call me “Rookie” though. I am a senior at Mayo and was born in West Point, Iowa, but have moved all over the United States. I enjoy playing video games like Halo, Call of Duty, and Five Ni...

Jeremy Brovan

Staff Writer

My name is Jeremy Brovan and am currently 18 years old. I’m a senior here at Mayo. I enjoy playing the guitar, watching movies, and traveling. I have been to Canada, Costa Rica, and Coates, Minnesota. I believe that journalism is important becau...

Daliso Chitulangoma

Staff Writer

Hi, I’m Daliso Chitulangoma (duh-lee-so) (chi-too-lon-go-ma). My name originates from a tribe around south central Africa, in Zambia. Daliso means blessing, and Chitulangoma means “a beat of a drummer,” I  would say tha...

Ava Baudoin-Leaders

Staff Writer

Hi! I am Ava Baudoin-Leaders, a junior at Mayo High School. I am part of the girls swim team and the Spartan 300 club. I enjoy spending some of my time outside, traveling, and watching movies. I have three brothers and a golde...

Devin

Staff Writer

I’m Devin Medes, from Rochester Minnesota and am on the Mayo Advocate staff for 2019. I enjoy being in the outdoors all times of the year, hunting, fishing, boating, and camping. I have a three legged maltese named Bizkit. In...

K'leia Coates

Staff Writer

Hey! My name is K’leia Coates, and I’m a senior at Mayo High School. I was born in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, but I moved to Rochester towards the end of 8th grade. I have six half siblings and a little brother who is an 8th gr...

Austin Wiltgen

Staff Writer

I’m Austin Wiltgen and enjoy hunting and fishing all year round. I like to work outside of school and spend time with friends. After I graduate I plan on attending RCTC for my general education and then continuing school in t...

Esmir Hodzic

Staff Writer

My name is Esmir, and am currently a senior at Mayo High School. I am involved in many music-related activities at Mayo. I am in choir, was involved in our production of Mamma Mia! as an ensemble member, and play both baritone saxophone ...

Davi Flowers

Editor

Greeting and salutations, I’m Davi. I am a senior here at Mayo High School who was born in North Mankato.  I moved to Rochester when I was six years old. I enjoy movies, film making, video games, and basketball. I dab ...

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