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Staff welcomes adult coordinator

 The Teen Pulse staff welcomes Margie Sarrao as the new adult coordinator. Sarrao is to be the liason between the staff and student editor. 

Sarrao grew up in Southern California. She earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley and a master’s in education from the University of California-Los Angeles. She taught for several years before marrying and moving to Tallahasse, Florida, where her husband worked in a post doctoral position at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory. Sarrao moved to New Mexico 17 years ago and worked as a long-term substitute teacher until becoming a stay at home mother of two. In recent years, Sarrao has begun oil painting again and her work has been shown at Fuller Lodge Art Center and Karen Wray Art Gallery. Sarrao’s hobbies include painting, sewing, knitting, quilting, scrapbooking and crafting. She enjoys entertaining friends and working with children and youth.



Tom Hanlon, 18, is the student editor. He is a home-schooled senior, however he takes the majority of his classes at the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos. 

He is very involved in the NJROTC program at Los Alamos High School. He is a member of the Jemez Mountain Home School Speech and Debate team and is on the LAHS cross country team. 

He is the president of the Students for Life club at the high school and is very involved with Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. 

Hanlon enjoys trap and air rifle shooting, outdoor activities and spending time with friends.

Katherine Wang, 16, is a junior in high school. She started on Teen Pulse last year. 

She is a member of the Los Alamos High School Hilltalkers, a player on the LAHS tennis team, and plays piano and various other instruments on the side. Wang enjoys photography, writing, outdoors activities and loves to travel to foreign countries.

Ben Hanlon, 15, is a home-schooled sophomore. 

He is part of the Los Alamos high school NJROTC program and is part of Students for Life of Los Alamos. He is also on the cross county team. 

He enjoys drawing, photography, playing the piano and participating in his youth group at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church.

Wilbur Wang is a sophomore at Los Alamos High School, who started on Teen Pulse last year. He is the artist behind the cartoon “Lewis & Todd.” 

If anyone would like to join Teen Pulse, all middle school and high school
students are welcome.
Email lacommunity@lamonitor.com.