Meet the PCH Teen Board

katie brown

Katie Brown

Katie is a sophomore at Arizona School for the Arts, where she is a student ambassador, a thespian, and a violinist. As a member of the Teen Board, she enjoys seeing the positive impact she can have on the lives of others. In her spare time, Katie participates in musical theatre, dances, and runs.

Claire Elley

Claire Elley

Claire is currently a senior at Chaparral High School, where she enjoys being a part of the animal welfare club, the symphonic orchestra, and the tennis team. A first year member of the Teen Board, Claire looks forward to helping others and learning new things. Her favorite TV show is Stranger Things.

maggie williams

Maggie Williams

A junior at Xavier College Preparatory, Maggie is involved in the both the key club and the spanish club at her school. She also enjoys playing volleyball, swimming, and spending time with friends. Maggie looks forward to helping patients in need during her first year on the Teen Board.

mackenzie bouise

Mackenzie Bouise

Mackenzie will graduate this school year from Xavier College Preparatory. She is a member of the political action club, the executive board student council, and the student ambassadors. Mackenzie enjoys math class, traveling, spending time with friends, and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

ellie richardson

Ellie Richardson

Ellie is a senior at Arcadia High School, where she is a player on their softball team. She also participates in the key club and the National Honors Society. Ellie enjoys being a part of the Teen Board because of the opportunity to serve and help others. She loves travel, road trips, and history class.

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Sydney Schmidt

Currently a junior, Sydney will graduate from Xavier College Preparatory in 2020. She is a member of the key club, the National Honors Society, and the varsity pom team. In her spare time, Sydney likes to go to the movies, dance, spend time with her friends, and watch The Office.

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Grace Haak

Grace is currently a junior at Xavier College Preparatory. At school, she plays on the lacrosse team and participates in student council, NHS, student ambassadors, and key club. Grace enjoys collecting donations for the PCHF Teen Board Red Wagon Roundup drive. She loves country music.

cade smith

Cade Smith

Cade is a freshman at Brophy College Preparatory, where he is on the wrestling team and participates in speech and debate. This is his first year on the Teen Board, and he looks forward to making the hospital a welcoming environment to all of the patients. In his spare time, Cade likes to fence and longboard.

anna kolbe

Anna Kolbe

Anna is a freshman at Xavier College Preparatory. This is her first year on the Teen Board, and she is excited for the opportunity to work with students from all different schools. On the weekends, Anna enjoys doing art, riding horses, and watching her favorite TV show, The Office.

olivia richardson

Olivia Richardson

Olivia is a freshman at Arcadia High School, where she plays softball and enjoys history class. As a member of the Teen Board, she loves making new friends and serving her community. Olivia enjoys activities such as spending time with her friends and movie nights.

lila mago

Lila Mago

Lila is a freshman at Xavier College Preparatory, where she enjoys history class. She enjoys photography, art, and spending time with her friends and family. This is her first year on the Teen Board, and she appreciates the unique opportunity to help out in the community. Her favorite TV show is Arrested Development.

sophie kolbe

Sophie Kolbe

Sophie is a freshman at Xavier College Preparatory. She loves art, especially painting, horseback riding, skiing, trying new things, and spending time with her family. As a first time member of the Teen Board, Sophie enjoys the opportunity to meet new friends and serve the Phoenix community.

jr schneider

JR Schneider

JR is a junior at Brophy College Preparatory, where he plays hockey and participates in the ski club. Outside of school, JR enjoys spending time with his friends and family as well as fishing. He is grateful to be a part of the Teen Board because it allows him to spread positive energy to patients who need it.

ellie rink

Ellie Rink

Ellie is a junior at Phoenix Country Day School, where she plays on the volleyball team. Outside of school, she participates in the National Charity League. Ellie enjoys working on the annual Teen Board drive, the Red Wagon Roundup, as well as the dinners set up for the families of patients.

stratton buck

Stratton Buck

Stratton is a sophomore at Brophy College Preparatory, where he plays on the lacrosse team and is a member of the photo and video club. In his spare time, Stratton enjoys even more lacrosse as well as basketball. This is his first year on the Teen Board, and he enjoys getting to know all of the other members.

kate shein

Katie Shein

Katie will graduate this year from Xavier College Preparatory. At school, she enjoys the drama club, french club, NHS, and participating in the school musicals and other productions. In her spare time, she participates in musical theatre and runs her own photography business. Katie loves watching the Teen Board bond over common goals.

tyler rountree

Tyler Rountree

Tyler is currently a junior at Arizona School for the Arts. At school, he participates in the yearbook club, thespians, mock trial, and student ambassadors. Tyler plays piano, eats out with friends, and patronizes Chick Fil-A in his spare time. This year, he is excited about the Red Wagon Round-up.

riley oneal

Riley O’Neal

Riley is a junior at Arizona School for the Arts. She enjoys participating in Model UN, student government, ambassadors, and the Tri-M music honors society, all at school. Outside of school, Riley loves to spend time with her family, play with her dog, Diego, and travel as much as she can.

riley glick

Riley Glick

Riley is currently a junior at Chaparral High School, where she is a member of the thespians society and participates in science olympiad, the bakpak club, and the Spanish honors society. In her spare time, Riley enjoys musical theatre, writing, reading, shopping, and dance. Riley is thrilled to get involved with the hospital.

elyse stark

Elyse Stark

Elyse will graduate this year from Arcadia High School, where she participates in track, student government, the key club, and student ambassadors. She loves hiking, skiing, playing soccer, and watching Vampire Diaries. On the Teen Board, Elyse is excited to meet new people and be involved in an organization that benefits others.

ansley burns

Ansley Burns

Ansley is a freshman at Xavier College Preparatory. She is on the cross country team and enjoys playing soccer. Ansley also enjoys math, english, spending time with her friends and family, and Friends. As a first time member of the Teen Board, Ansley is excited to give back to PCH and witness the impact of her service firsthand.

tyler lodato

Tyler Lodato

Tyler is a junior at Brophy College Preparatory, where he enjoys playing golf. This year on the Teen Board, Tyler enjoys being a part of the executive board and making an impact on the lives of PCH patients. He enjoys spending time with his friends, history class, and watching Hawaii Five-O.

leah bell

Leah Bell

Leah is a junior at Xavier College Preparatory. At school, she is involved in the key club, the Latin club, and the tutoring club. Leah is also a dancer and enjoys spending time with her friends on the weekends. This year, Leah is thrilled to have the opportunity to help out in the community and be involved with PCH.

morgan gruwell

Morgan Gruwell

Morgan is currently a senior at Xavier College Preparatory, where she enjoys participating in NHS, the dance club, and student ambassadors. Outside of school, Morgan loves to spend time with friends, take yoga classes, and watch Gossip Girl. She is excited to use her abilities to help make the lives of PCH patients better.

diego morris

Diego Morris

Diego will graduate this year from Brophy College Preparatory, where he participates in student council, the big brother program, the red and white club, and Model UN. In his spare time, Diego enjoys sports, volunteer work, and Friends. He is thrilled to brighten the lives of the PCH patients any way he can.

kate erblich

Kate Erblich

Katie is currently a freshman at Xavier College Preparatory. At school, she enjoys participating in the key club, NHS, yearbook club, and playing on the tennis team. Kate loves to spend time with her friends, play with her dogs, and watch movies. She is excited for this opportunity to meet new people.

hayley trueman

Hayley Trueman

Hayley will graduate this year from Xavier College Preparatory, where she participates in the photo club, the kindness club, and works as a teacher’s assistant. Hayley enjoys english class, Modern Family, and getting breakfast with friends. This is her second year on the Teen Board, and she is excited to help out at PCH.

lilly nolan

Lilly Nolan

Lilly is a junior at Xavier College Preparatory, where is on both the swim and soccer teams. She also is a student ambassador and participates in the key club. In her spare time, Lilly enjoys playing even more soccer and spending time with friends. She loves Grey’s Anatomy.

ally wissink

Ally Wissink

Ally is a sophomore at Xavier College Preparatory. At school, Ally plays volleyball and participates in the key club and the student council. She loves Friends, science class, spending time with friends on the weekends, and helping others any way she can through the Teen Board.

rylie conrad

Rylie Conrad

Rylie is a sophomore at Xavier College Preparatory, where she plays on the lacrosse team. At school, Rylie also participates in student council, the key club, and student ambassadors. This is her first year on the Teen Board, and she loves being a part of something important in the Phoenix community.

sara watson

Sara Watson

Sara is a junior at Xavier College Preparatory. She loves participating in Xavier’s theatre department as well as being a part of NHS and the health careers club. Outside of school, Sara is a member of NCL and does musical theatre. Sara enjoys the feeling of community and unity amongst the Teen Board members.

anne erblich

Anne Erblich

Anne will graduate this year from Xavier College Preparatory, where she is involved in NHS, yearbook, the key club, the national Spanish honors society, and the mentoring club. Anne enjoys spending time with her friends, How I Met Your Mother, and traveling as much as possible.

somya swarup

SOMYA Swarup

Somya is currently a junior at Xavier College Preparatory, where she plays on the tennis team. Outside of school, Somya enjoys even more tennis as well as volunteer work. Somya loves spending time with her friends, science class, and watching her favorite TV show, Friends.

grace taylor

Grace Taylor

Grace is a senior at Chaparral High School. She participates in NHS, track and field, best buddies, and is the coach of the special needs cheer team. Grace is also a competitive figure skater and enjoys volunteering with NCL. She is excited to participate in the Teen Board’s Red Wagon Round-up.

karina smith

Karina Smith

Karina will graduate this year from Xavier College Preparatory, where she runs in cross country and track and is a member of the Exceptional Learners Advisory Board. She loves spending time with her family and friends, running, hiking, and traveling. Karina is grateful for all the service opportunities the Teen Board provides her.

indy clayton

Indy Clayton

Indy is currently a freshman at Arcadia High School, where she plays volleyball. She is also a member of Arcadia’s student government. Indy participates in NCL and enjoys spending time with her friends and family as well as watching Gossip Girl. As a Teen Board member, she loves seeing the impact kindness can have.

kyle peeples

Kyle Peeples

Kyle will graduate this year from Brophy College Preparatory, where he is involved in the key club, big brothers, and boys team charity. Outside of Brophy, he plays in the Phoenix Youth Symphony. Kyle also enjoys writing and listening to music. This is his first year on the Teen Board, and he is excited to be involved.

matthew linhart

Matthew Linhart

Matthew is a sophomore at Phoenix Country Day School, where he plays on both the basketball and baseball teams. In his spare time, he enjoys more basketball and his youth group. Matthew raises money for rare disease research and loves participating in the annual Teen Board Red Wagon Round-Up.

ryan breuer

Ryan Breuer

Ryan is currently a junior at Brophy College Preparatory. At Brophy, he is on the tennis team and participates in mock trial and the key club. In his spare time, Ryan enjoys volunteer work as well as The Office and spending time with his friends. This is his first year on the Teen Board, and he enjoys contributing to the community.

mia olsen

Mia Olsen

Mia is a junior at Xavier College Preparatory, where she runs on the track and cross country teams. She is also involved with yearbook and NHS. Mia enjoys hiking, traveling, seeing movies, and spending time with friends in her spare time. Her favorite TV show is The Office.

nicholas ashton

Nicholas Ashton

Nicholas is currently a junior at Brophy College Preparatory, where his favorite class is chemistry. He enjoys spending time with friends and  watching the TV show Friends. Nicholas loves the Teen Board because of the teamwork and dedication to help those in need.

olivia howard

Olivia Howard

Olivia is a sophomore at Xavier College Preparatory, where she participates in the key club. In her spare time, Olivia enjoys running and spending time with her friends. As a member of the Teen Board, she loves the annual fundraisers as well as the opportunities for leadership.

kristen peterson

Kristen Peterson

Kristen is currently a junior at Xavier College Preparatory. She participates in the key club, the pub club, and the unity and diversity club, all at Xavier. Outside of school, Kristen enjoys playing tennis and spending time with friends and family. As a Teen Board member, she loves organizing and volunteering at events.

brendan zuieback

Brendan Zuieback

Brendan is a junior at Brophy College Preparatory, where he runs on the track team. Outside of Brophy, Brendan enjoys basketball, more track, golf, and spending time with friends. He loves economics class and watching his favorite TV show, Last Chance U. As a Teen Board member, Brendan likes the feeling of helping others out.

katherine thomas

Katherine Thomas

Katherine is currently a freshman at Xavier College Preparatory, where she runs on the track and cross country teams. At school, she also participates in student council. Katherine works as an intern in a neuro-phsychology lab at St. Joseph’s hospital. She enjoys swimming on the weekends.

ethan hasson

Ethan Hasson

Ethan is a sophomore at Brophy College Preparatory, where he runs track and field. He also participates in Brophy’s chess club. Outside of school, Ethan plays basketball, football, and swims. As a returning member of the Teen Board, Ethan enjoys the opportunity to impact PCH patients and their parents positively.

juli westfall

Juli Westfall

Juli is a junior at Xavier College Preparatory, where she is a member of both the volleyball and the beach volleyball teams. She enjoys science class, spending time with friends, and watching her favorite show, Criminal Minds. Juli loves helping others and getting closer to the other Teen Board members.

arthi macherla

Arthi Macherla

Arthi is a junior at Phoenix Country Day School, where she is a member of the speech and debate team, the key club, the diversity and inclusivity club, and the Youth-Poly Sci club. In her spare time, Arthi enjoys lacrosse, hiking, yoga, and participating in NCL. She is thrilled to work closely with PCH as a member of the Teen Board.

ben kreisberger

Ben Kreisberger

Ben is currently a sophomore at Phoenix Country Day School. At school, he enjoys being part of the soccer and volleyball teams. Outside of school, Ben likes to swim, play video games, and exercise. As a member of the Teen Board, he enjoys making a difference in the lives of patients and their families.

sophia corridan

Sophia Corridan

Sophia is a senior at Phoenix Country Day School. At school, she is involved in both speech and debate and yearbook. In her spare time, Sophia enjoys attending concerts and photography. As a returning member of the Teen Board, she loves the annual Red Wagon Round-Up. Her favorite TV show is Mad Men.