Editor-In-Chief (Print): Natasha Cyriac
Natasha Cyriac is a junior at Juan Diego Catholic High School and an editor-in-chief of their literary magazine, Tepeyac. She lives on reading any sort of fiction, writing short stories, poems, and novels, and drawing. She doesn’t do any sort of organized sport but she does enjoy skiing and loves practically any thing related to snow. She would also really like a pet cat.
Editor-In-Chief (Online): Emily DeVincentis
Emily DeVincentis was born in Florida, but has lived the majority of her life in Utah. Yes, her last name is Italian, given to her by her father, and is pronounced exactly as it is spelled: Dee-Vin-cent-isss. She is the co-editor-in-chief of Tepeyac, the literary magazine at Juan Diego. She enjoys traveling, and loves being in the mountains. During the summer, she dyed her hair a brilliant shade of blue, and loves expressing her experiences through her writing. She is also in Juan Diego’s marching band, and plays trumpet. Another instrument she plays is viola in the school’s orchestra program, and she is a big fan of the arts.
Fiction Editor: Reilly Eder
Reilly Eder is a junior at Juan Diego Catholic High School. She was born and raised in Utah, but is a huge traveler and hopes to go to every continent in the world. Reilly joined Tepeyac because of her love of stories and poetry. Reilly is in many different extra curricular activities at Juan Diego, including Steel Drum Band, Environmental Club, and Track, but Reilly’s true passion is Theatre, which she hopes to make a career of later in life. Reilly is very excited to be apart of the Tepeyac team!
Poetry Editor: Brianna Veltri
Brie Veltri is a junior at Juan Diego Catholic High School. She was born and raised in Utah but loves to explore new places. Brie is the poetry editor of Tepeyac and no rookie to the round table. She has been a part of the editorial board for the JD literary magazine the past three years. In her free time she enjoys being in nature, hiking, creating art, listening to music, playing sports and watching Netflix.
Art Editor: David Hurtado
David Hurtado is a senior at JDCHS and is also the Art Editor for the literary magazine Tepeyac. Along with the magazine he is involved in soccer, debate and the visual arts. A strong believer in lounging he attributes much of his artistic success to his patio as a creative space. Although he is new to the magazine he is no stranger to literature or art and is very excited to be a part of it.
Editorial Interns: Megan King, Claire Dinehart, Mitchell Stevens, Devin Lubicz, and Ruben Castillo
Faculty Advisor: Natalie Scenters-Zapico
Natalie Scenters-Zapico is from the sister cities of El Paso, Texas, U.S.A. and Cd. Juárez, Chihuahua, México. She is author of the poetry collection The Verging Cities, which won the Great Lakes Colleges Associations New Writers Award, the National Association for Chicana/o Studies Tejas FOCO prize, and was named a top debut of 2015 by Poets Writers (Center For Literary Publishing 2015). Her poems have appeared in American Poets, The Believer, Prairie Schooner, West Branch, Best American Poetry 2015 and more. A current CantoMundo fellow, she teaches creative writing and English at Juan Diego Catholic High School.