The Foreword

2022-2023 Staff

Gabriella Naveh
Editor-in-Chief

Gabriella Naveh

Gabriella Naveh is a senior at Taylor Allderdice High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is the Editor-in-Chief of The Foreword, the Allderdice student newspaper, and the Teaching Assistant for the AP United States Governme...

Hannah Schwartz
Arts & Entertainment Editor

Hannah Schwartz

Hannah Schwartz is a senior at Pittsburgh Allderdice High School who has enjoyed writing for as long as she can remember. She is also a member of Allderdice Theater and loves to read and listen to music. Hannah spends her fre...

Zoe Obenza-Bridges
Lifestyle Editor

Zoe Obenza-Bridges

Zoe Obenza-Bridges is a senior at Pittsburgh Allderdice High School. At the school newspaper, The Foreword, she is the lifestyle editor and enjoys investigating community and school-wide issues. When not at school, Zoe can be f...

Anisha Willis
Local News Editor

Anisha Willis

Anisha Willis is a junior at Pittsburgh Allderdice High School. She is the At-Allderdice editor and staff writer for The Foreword. She is also a member of the Superintendent's Student Advisory Council. Outside of school, she plays cl...

Alex Kiger
Sports Editor

Alex Kiger

Alex Kiger is a senior at Pittsburgh Allderdice High School. He is the Sports Editor at The Foreword, a role he has served in since 2021. In his free time he can often be found intensely watching and covering Pittsburgh sports, ...

Naomi Segel
Editorials Editor

Naomi Segel

Naomi Segel is a Junior at Allderdice and is the Editorials editor of The Foreword. She is also involved in Allderdice’s Black Student Union and plays on the school's basketball team. Outside of school, she is a leader in GirlGov: a prog...

Gwendolyn Bernardini
Staff Writer

Gwendolyn Bernardini

Gwendolyn Bernardini is a sophomore at Pittsburgh Allderdice High School. She enjoys writing about social justice issues and media representation. In her free time, she enjoys reading, soccer, and hanging out with her two dogs....

Dillon Javid
Staff Writer

Dillon Javid

Dillon Javid is a sophomore at Pittsburgh Allderdice High School. He formerly attended Pittsburgh CAPA where he received the school's best journalist award for his work in their newspaper. Aside from journalism, Dillon also en...

Satyan Chickering
Staff Writer

Satyan Chickering

Satyan Chickering is a Sophomore at Pittsburgh Allderdice High School. He enjoys sports, and food. In his free time he plays baseball.

Toby Badino
Staff Writer

Toby Badino

Toby Badino is a sophomore at Pittsburgh Allderdice High School. He plays football, chess, and basketball.  

Shane Birkenfield
Staff Writer

Shane Birkenfield

Shane Birkenfield is a sophomore at Taylor Allderdice High School. He is a hockey player and enjoys watching football. He enjoys working at his job.  

Jeff Zupan
Staff Writer

Jeff Zupan

Jeff Zupan is a sophomore at Pittsburgh Allderdice High School. He enjoys music, movies, and culture. In his free time, he plays the acoustic guitar and hangs out with friends.

Hari Arunachalam
Staff Writer

Hari Arunachalam

Hari Arunachalam is a sophomore at Pittsburgh Allderdice High School. He typically writes in the sports section. Outside of school, he plays for the Allderdice soccer and tennis teams. He also enjoys video games and math in his fre...

Andrew Sherbinin
Staff Writer

Andrew Sherbinin

Pavel Marin
Staff Writer

Pavel Marin

Pavel Marin is a junior at Pittsburgh Allderdice High School. He serves on the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council. He enjoys watching documentaries and sitcoms, also enjoys reading history books and stay active with friends...

Maya Beresteanu
Staff Writer

Maya Beresteanu

Brandon R. Friez Jr.
Staff Writer

Brandon R. Friez Jr.

Brandon Friez is a junior at Pittsburgh Allderdice High School. He is Junior Class President and enjoys conversation around history and current news.

Staff Writer

Nate Chinman