Groom Tiger Times

2018-2019 Staff

Jacob Workman


Jacob Workman teaches Journalism and Media Production at Groom High School.  Mr. Workman enjoys working with the students and helping them make their creative visions a reality.  Previously, he taught at Eastern New Mexico University...

Matthew Bowen

GTTV Station Manager / Producer / Main Anchor

Matthew Bowen is an 18-year-old senior Groom ISD. He loves broadcasting at school and producing the live TNT packages every Friday. This is Matthew's sixth year in journalism, and the fifth year in the broadcast department. He...

K'Leigh Keesee

Yearbook Editor / Business Manager / GTTV Anchor

Senior K'Leigh Keesee, the daughter of Jerod and Tami Keesee, spends most of her time in the journalism room. This is K'Leigh's sixth year in yearbook and the online newspaper and third in broadcast. Keesee edits the yearbook...

Tre' Byers

Assistant Director GTTV

Tre' Byers, a sophmore who draws, animates, plays video games, writes stories, and helps people in his spare time, is part of the staff. Tre' helps take care of his mother and dog when he's not at basketball...

Kodi Tiffin

Photo Editor

Dakota Tiffin "a.k.a. Kodi," serves as photo editor for and for The Tiger yearbook. Tiffin, a junior and the 16-year-old son of Scott House, participates in One Act Play and Journalism. He considers himself...

Kaylie Ritter

Staff Writer/Designer/Videographer

Junior Kaylie Ritter is the 16-year-old daughter of Nicole and Clay Ritter. She enjoys singing, playing the piano, participating in cheerleading, FFA, basketball, cross country and track. Ritter likes to spend her spare time singing...

Diana Surratt

Photographer and Ag reporter

Sophomore Diana Surratt; daughter of Cameron and Shamma Kollmar. Diana has not always lived here in Groom she moved here from Amarillo after the Christmas brake of her eighth grade year. Diana is a photographer and Ag reporter ...

Zander Mays

Photographer/Staff Writer

Sophomore Zander Mays is a student at Groom ISD. He participates in FFA and One Act Play. He loves to watch "That 70's Show", walking around with friends, and go on runs in his free time. He loves to listen to music especially...

Kirsten Rice

Writer/Sports Pamphlet Producer

Kirsten Rice serves as a staff writer, reporter, and photographer for Rice, a sophomore and the 15-year-old daughter and sister of Chandra, Kathy, and Cameron Rice, participates in journalism. In Rice's spare...

Adrian Hendricks


Adrian Hendricks, "AKA Boo Boo," is a senior at Groom ISD. He participates in football and track. He likes to watch Brooklyn Nine-Nine, play Xbox and throw discus and shot in his free time. He also enjoys hanging out or "chillin"...

Cade Linquist


Sophomore Cade Linquist , the son of Cody Hudson and Sara Britten, likes to spend time out on the football field. He participates in football, basketball, track, and journalism. You may contact all staff members at [email protected]    

William Kelly

Designer/Technology Staff/Photographer

William Kelly, a Junior at Groom ISD, he likes to play video games and spend with his dogs in his free time. Kelly participates in football, cross country, tennis, track, basketball, and journalism where he writes for the GroomTigersTimes...

Saffron Eugea

Staff Photographer/Writer

Freshman Saffron Eugea, the daughter of Jason and Vanessa Eugea, spends most of her time practicing her hair tricks or writing calligraphy. This is Saffron's second year to work on yearbook and the online newspaper. Eugea is in...

Mathieu Wettling

Staff Writer/ Designer

Senior Mathieu Wettling is a 17-year-old foreign-exchange student from Peyruis, France. He lives with Superintendent Jay Lamb and his wife Taci Lamb. Wettling play's football here in Groom but played soccer in France.  He enjoys...

Jaymon Row

Staff Writer/ Designer

Senior Jaymon Row is the son of Lacy and Jason Row. Row spends most of his time with his family. Row likes to draw, ride his skateboard, and rap. Row works at the Amarillo Scare Grounds during the Halloween holiday. You may...

Chris Nichols

Staff Writer/ Designer

Junior Chris Nichols is the 16-year-old son of Sarah Nichols. Nichols participates in football and basketball. He is also active in the First Baptist Church youth group.  This will be Nichols first year in the Journalism class. ...

Sydney Ritter

Staff Writer/ Designer

Junior Sydney Ritter is currently in her fourth year of journalism. She was the yearbook editor last year but now is a staff writer and designer.  She is active in many extracurricular activities, including many sports and the...

Chandra Rice

Staff Writer/Photographer

Junior Chandra Rice is the 17-year-old daughter of Cameron Rice. Rice participates in cheerleading, cross country, basketball, track and tennis. She is also active in the First Baptist Church Youth group.  This will be Rice's...

Tyler Cox

Staff Writer/Photographer

Junior Tyler Cox, the son of Tim and Allison, spends most of his time hanging out with friends. This is Tyler's second year in journalism. Tyler participates in football and track. He attends The First Baptist Church on Wednesdays...

Katie Marshall

Staff Writer

Katherine Marshall,"AKA Katie,or Katie-Fa-Fa," is a senior at Groom ISD. Marshall participates in journalism as a staff writer and reporter, UIL, track, and one act play.  She hasn't always lived in Groom, Texas. Previously,...

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