The Pulse Crew 2015-2016

 

Eric R. Larson
Technology Education Teacher

Red Productions Adviser

860.647.3508
b11elars@mpspride.org
Mr. Larson has been teaching video for the past 16 years at Manchester High School, Manchester, CT. He has developed classes at MHS that include an entry level video production class, a studio production class, Sports Broadcasting and Broadcast Journalism. Within these classes students produce news production programs featuring The Pulse and Manchester Monthly. Mr. Larson was a former video technician for the Connecticut Air National Guard of 9 years. Now, Mr. Larson loves being able to teach students his passion, video production, and set students off onto career paths in the film and broadcasting industries. As a board director of The Student Television Network, Mr. Larson enjoys the opportunity to work with, and collaborate with the nation's leading video educators to build a strong legion of tomorrow's storytellers.

 

 

Stella Colletti

Class of 2016

16stcoll@mpspride.org

 

This is Stella's third year in broadcast journalism and she is the director of our Manchester Monthly program. She is also the director of Red Productions, an after school club that films sports games and school events. Although this year her place is more with the monthly program, she really enjoyed the time she spent working on The Pulse during her junior year. In the last four years, Stella has made the communications suite her home and the many things she has done here have helped her decide that she wants to become a film director when she is older.

 

Noah Richards

Class of 2016

16norich@mpspride.org

 

Noah has been involved with broadcast for three years and is a director this year. He started out as a reporter for Manchester Monthly and assisting with The Pulse program, but is now excited to take on a leadership role. Outside of the communications suite, Noah is on the MHS Baseball team and on the swim team.  He is not quite ready to commit to what he is doing when he graduates but he is very interested to see what the future has in store. 

 

Morgan Keyt

Class of 2016

16mokeyt@mpspride.org

 

Morgan Keyt is another director of The Pulse this year, and so far is enjoying the program just as much as she has for the past three years. She is proud to be a part of The Pulse and what it has accomplished in it's brief existence. Morgan is on swim team, involved in the music wing, IOH, Red Productions, and the Roundtable Singers. She is not sure where she will be attending in the fall, but she is planning on majoring in English and Psychology with a minor in communications. 

Erick Hernandez

Class of 2017

17erhern@mpspride.org

 

This is Erick's first year being in Broadcast. He is in APB, Ambassadors club, on the Leaders of PAC board, and is the President of Break Through. Erick likes that The Pulse is the fun environment and a great team. When he gets older he wants to be the first ever Technical Evangelist Youth Pastor.

Juan Navareaz

Class of 2017

17juanava@mpspride.org

 

Juan has been working in the broadcast field for a year now. He enjoys informing people about things that they may not have known before. He is a sophomore but is committed to working hard and making things happen.He is undecided on what he wants to choose as a career but the sports broadcast field is very interesting to him.

Elizabeth Turley

Class of 2017

17elturl@mpspride.org

 

Elizabeth  is new to broadcast.  She hopes to learn people skills from this class, and is excited to have the opportunity.  She is also a staff writer for the Harbinger.  When she grows up she wants to be able to complain and make people laugh at the same time

Kaylin Courtney

Class of 2017

17kacour@mpspride.org
 

Kaylin Courtney has been in broadcast for two years now. She joined broadcast because she enjoys working with other students to make news videos and wants to continue using these skills in her future. Outside of school she dances, acts, and sings. She plans to go to college for Chemical Engineering or Communications.

Ryan Stewart

Class of 2018

18rystew@mpspride.org

 

Ryan Stewart has only taken video 1 so this is his first year on The Pulse. He is a big sports fan and is involved with multiple teams after school. He likes this class and being in The Pulse because it is a new experience and he is excited to try it. When he grows up he is striving to be a police officer. 

Jennah Kellie

Class of 2017

17jekell@mpspride.org

 

Jennah has been doing broadcast for two years and she likes that it shows videos on the occurring events AROUND our school and that it includes information about events if someone missed out on something. Outside of The Pulse, she is involved in soccer, indoor and outdoor track, ABP Club, and Broadcast. 

Max Larmett

Class of 2016

16malarm@mpspride.org

 

Max Larmett is a senior at Manchester HIgh School and plays both varsity soccer and baseball for the Indians. It is his first year in broadcast and is interested in learning about technology and recording important events. 

Camryn Wesoloskie

Class of 2017

17caweso@mpspride.org

 

This is Camryn Wesoloskie's second year in broadcast journalism. She records school events with Red Productions, plays soccer in the fall, and runs track in the spring and winter. She enjoys broadcast because it is an awesome class and a way to meet great people, learn more about our school, and make some really cool stories. When she grows up, she wants to work in pediatrics in the medical field. 

Jane Nolan

Class of 2017

17janola@mpspride.org

 

Jane Nolan is a junior, and this is her second year in broadcast. She is in Red Productions, APB, and plays tennis in the spring. She really enjoys making new friends through the Pulse and learning new things through the stories she creates. Jane is also the host of the new game show, Get Your Pulse Going, this year. She wants to be a cast member and skit writer on Saturday Night Live when she grows up.

Sophie Chadwick
Class of 2018
18sopcha@mpspride.org
 
This is Sophie Chadwick's first year in broadcast. She is involved in swim team and art club. When she grows up, she plans to be a photographer.  She likes being in The Pulse because it gives you a place to work with news shows and communications.
Bailey Naso

Class of 2018

18bainas@mpspride.org
 

This is Bailey's  first year in Broadcast Journalism. He is not involved in any after school activities currently (but may be joining the MHS tech crew). Bailey has not been in The Pulse previous years but has been in other studio productions, and likes everything about it; being behind the scenes and getting to create a production that people are going to watch. He doesn't currently know what he wants to be when he grows up, but maybe something to do with productions, "behind the scenes" or maybe even a stunt man.

Tyler Madden 

Class of 2018

18tymadd@mpspride.org
 

This is Tyler's  first year in broadcast and he is involved in MHS outdoor track and field and is the manager for the Varsity Boy's Basketball Team. Tyler likes being in The Pulse because he can get more involved with the school and keep the school informed on different events that he believes strongly in. When he gets older he plans on doing something in Sports Broadcasting(ESPN).

David Walker

Class of 2016

16dawalk@mpspride.org
 

This is David's first year in Broadcast but he brings in a lot of outside experience. He's an independent photographer, a poet who was recently on the Connectictut Word 2015 Poetry team which was ranked top 20 in the world at the BNV slam in Atlanta. David is a blogger, film enthusiast, and scriptwriter working on multiple projects. 

Izzy Harris

Class of 2016

16izharr@mpspride.org
 

Izzy has been in broadcast for three years now and she loves it! She loves to report and is excited to take on the role as a director this year. In addition to broadcast, Izzy also plays volleyball and skies. 

Greg Lucas 
Class of 2016
16grluca@mpspride.org

 

Greg Lucas is a director of The Pulse period six. In addition, he is a swimmer and runs cross country. When he grows up, he plans on either being a swimmer or a teacher. 

Kyle Smith

Class of 2018

18kylsmi@mpspride.org

 

This is Kyle Smith's first year in broadcast. He is also involved in Cross Country, indoor and outdoor track, ski club, and Red Productions. Although he is not yet sure about what he is going to do when he grows up, he likes everything about The Pulse so far!

Kailey Feshler

Class of 2017

17kafesh@mpspride.org

 

Kailey Feschler is a Junior at MHS.  She is involved in soccer, class board,  Ambassador Club, APB, and Homecoming! This is her first year in broadcast and what she likes about being involved with The Pulse is that she gets to help bring news and entertainment to the rest of MHS. A career that she is interested in is Marketing Communications, which is what she plans to major in once she graduates in 2017.

Lindsey Rodgers

Class of 2017

17lirodg@mpspride.org

 

Lindsey Rodgers is enjoying her first year with The Pulse. In addition, she plays softball and volleyball as well as participates in ski club! Lindsey is happy to be a part of a production as great as The Pulse.

Lauren Diana

Class of 2017

17ladian@mpspride.org

 

Lauren Diana is sophomore at MHS and is in the Roundtable singers and on the girls swim team. Being in The Pulse has given her the opportunity to experience what it is like to participate in a real television broadcast. She is excited that this will, in turn, help her in deciding on a future career.

Dominique Mohamed 

Class of 2017

17domoha@mpspride.org

 

Dominique Mohamed has been involved with the broadcast program for three years. In addition, she plays volleyball and manages basketball. Dominique love using the cameras and being able to use Adobe Premiere Pro to edit videos. When she is older she wants to be an Obstetrician-Gynecologist. 

Ben Mushinski

Class of 2018

18benmus@mpspride.org

 

This is Ben Mushinski's first year involved with the broadcast program. He plays baseball and soccer and is involved with ski club and Red Productions. Ben thinks that The Pulse is proving to be a great way to expand his knowledge about the video production field. Later on in life, he wants to be an architect.

Myles Hurley

Class of 2017

17myhurl@mpspride.org

 

Myles Hurley has been involved in broadcast for three years. In addition; He does soccer, track, and tennis. Myles enjoys reporting and being on camera and hopes to be an anchor one day.

Jason Owen

Class of 2017

17jaowen@mpspride.org

 

This is Jason's first year in broadcast, and he is already making strides. He is an anchor for The Pulse and enjoys reporting as well. Outside of The Pulse, he plays football and writes for the Harbinger. Although he is unsure of his future, he feels that being an English teacher would be exciting.

Jakob Grzywinski

Class of 2018

18jakgrz@mpspride.org

 

This is Jakob's first year in broadcast and he is really enjoying the opportunity to work in the control room with live equipment. He is involved in Red Productions and Papyrus and Quills and wants to be an anthrozoologist when he grows up.

Shakeem Williams

Class of 2016

16shwill@mpspride.org

 

Shakeem Williams is on the football team and plans on running track in the spring. He was in Video Production last year, and this is his first year on The Pulse. What he likes about it so far is being able to inform the student body on the many amazing things going on in the school and in the community. When he grows up I want to pursue a career in Chemistry and also wants to be an actor.

David Mazzotta

Class of 2018

18davmaz@mpspride.org

 

This is David Mazzotta's  first year in The Pulse. He has been involved in swimming, outdoor track, ski club, and Red Productions. Although David is unsure of what he wants to do when he grows up, he is sure that the skills learned in this class will help him along the way.

Zach St. Laurent

Class of 2017

17zastla@mpspride.org

 

Zach St. Laurent is Junior at MHS and this will be his second year in broadcast journalism. This year Zach is working especially to improve his videography skills. He is involved in soccer and track at the school.

Will Menasian

Class of 2018

18wimena@mpspride.org

 

This will be Will Menasian's first year in broadcast and he hopes to achieve better skills in filming through this class. He is involved in baseball with the school, and outside of MHS. Will is a big fan of sports and hopes to do something in that field when he grows up.