Cozette Weng ’23
Cozette Weng is a Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Centipede. This is her third year with the newspaper, and she was the Science section editor previously. An accidental co-head of many clubs, Cozette is also an avid armchair historian, enjoying reading and writing essays in her free time, and a nationally ranked archer, and you can usually find her debating the merits of our global economy or running late to MUN meetings… or both.
Maia Monahan ’23
Maia Monahan is a Co-Editor in Chief of the Centipede. She is a boarder from Salem, Massachusetts and this is her fourth year working for the Centipede. Maia is a member of Varsity Volleyball, as well as a co-head of both the Writing Associates and Book Club. In her free time, she enjoys wandering around Concord, reading popular fiction and old histories, and watching various television.
John Oh ’23
John Oh is the Head Media Editor/Web Editor of the Centipede. A coincidental protege of Shihab Moral, the previous holder of the position, he spends his free time running various clubs at CA, playing League of Legends and Genshin Impact, and reading philosophers he barely understands. On rare occasions in which he is productive, he manages this very website.
Jason Mao ’24
Jason Mao is the Arts Editor at the Centipede. This is his third year working for the paper. Jason is also the co-head of Philosophy Club and Photo Club at CA. He enjoys reading, listening to music, and writing.
Daniel Xu ’25
Daniel Xu is the News Editor for The Centipede. This is his second year with the publication. In his free time, Daniel enjoys playing violin, learning about history, participating in clubs such as Model U.N., and playing tennis on the Varsity Tennis team. Outside of CA, he enjoys travelling and spending time with friends.
Irene Zheng ’24
Irene Zheng is a current junior at Concord Academy and the Photo Editor of The Centipede. In addition to her participation in The Centipede, Irene’s a cohead of the Gender Representation in Tech (GRiT) Club, Robotics Club, and Investment Club. In her free time, she enjoys practicing piano and cello, and is a current member of the Chameleon Chamber Players at CA. Outside of school, Irene enjoys playing club soccer and volunteering as a dance teacher.
Mandy Adams ’24
Mandy is a Junior, day student from Winchester, Massachusetts. She joined The Centipede her freshman year and is currently one of the Features Section Editors. Mandy also plays Varsity Soccer, races for the Varsity Alpine Ski Team, and plays competitive golf. She enjoys reading and playing with her dog Cookie in her free time.
Simon Glassenberg ’24
Simon Glassenberg is the Science and Technology Section editor and a junior day student from Wellesley, Massachusetts. This is his second year working for The Centipede. In his free time Simon enjoys photography, soccer and hiking.
Smile Jiang ’24
Smile Jiang is a junior and a Features section editor. She is also a Co-head of the Poetry Club, a Head Tour Guide, as well as a playwright involved with the What’s On Your Mind Playwriting Festival on campus. Outside of CA, Smile also reads and edits literary magazines such as The Lumiere Review, among others. She loves cannolis, the mountains, and her cat Pancakes.
Will Simon ’24
Will is the current Centipede backpage editor. This is her third year involved in the Centipede. When she’s not writing, Will can be seen running with questionable form over questionable distances. Sometimes, she applies that skill when competing on the Track or Cross-Country teams. In her free time, she likes to look into the sky and think too hard about too many things.
Isabella Ginsburg ’23
Isabella serves as the Sports Editor for The Centipede this year. A senior boarder from Hong Kong, this is her fourth year writing for the paper. Isabella is a full time Bananagrams player, part time tennis fanatic, and plays tennis and volleyball. She is also a Writing Associate, member of the Athletic Council, and member of more clubs than she can remember. She aspires to calm down but doesn’t know how. In her free time, she pets dogs.
Kelly Kong ’24
Kelly Kong is a Junior and a layout editor from Newton, Massachusetts. Outside of being a stressed out Centipede editor and a co-head of a few clubs she adores, she is a lover of good books, parakeets, documentaries, food, new musicals, and naps. She is also an avid (though somewhat unseasoned) playwright, theater techie (& occasional actor), and a potterhead.
Maya Lin ‘25
Maya Lin is a sophomore at Concord Academy and a layout editor of the Centipede. In addition to being a member of the Centipede, she is also a Co-head of the Mandarin club. In her free time, Maya enjoys photography, drawing and traveling.
Margo Buchanan ’23
Margo Buchanan is the Opinions Editor of the Centipede. She is a current senior, and this is her second year as a section editor, but third as a Centipede staff member. Margo also plays basketball, is one of the Co-Heads of the Jewish Students Organization, and is a Head Tour Guide. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends, spending time outside, working out, reading, and writing.
Nick Brady ’24
Nick Brady is a junior at Concord Academy and an Assistant Web Editor for the Centipede. He plays soccer, hurdles for Track and Field, and is first violin in the Chameleon Chamber Group. In his free time he programs, works on projects around additive manufacturing, and practices violin. Nick has a dog named Wesley, whose name may or may not be inspired by The Princess Bride.