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2018-2019 Staff

Alexa Fisher

Editor-In-Chief

Alexa ("Lexie")  is a senior, and this is her third year on The Beacon staff. She is a Varsity football and wrestling cheerleader, member of National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta, mini-THON overall chair, Big Buddy, and on t...

Marissa Hunt

Sports Editor

Marissa is a senior, and this is her third year on The Beacon staff. She is a Varsity football and competition cheerleader, link crew leader, and member of Mu Alpha Theta. Her favorite articles to write are sports pieces.

Madison Criswell

Features Editor

Madison (“Maddie”) is a senior, and this is her third year on The Beacon staff. She is a member of Student Council, link crew, ski club, and she was previously involved with mini-THON. Her favorite articles to write are opin...

Natalie O'Dell

A&E Editor

Natalie is a senior and this is her third year on The Beacon staff. She is a Varsity football cheerleader, FBLA Vice President, Big Buddy, link crew leader, and Mini-THON committee member. Her favorite articles to write are tren...

Sam Dolinger

Opinion Editor

Sam is a senior, and this is his third year on The Beacon staff. He plays baseball for the Mason-Dixon Ruffnecks and a member of Community that Cares at the high school. His favorite articles to write are opinion pieces.

McKenna Brodbeck

Social Media Editor

McKenna is a junior, and this is her second year on The Beacon staff. She is involved with mini-THON. Her favorite articles to write are trends.

Emily Stoner

Junior Editor

Emily is a junior and this is her second year on The Beacon staff. She is involved with horseback riding, Mu Alpha Theta, and the Big Buddy program. Her favorite articles to write are trends.

Josh Thaler

Junior Editor

Josh is a junior, and this is his second year on The Beacon staff. He plays tournament baseball and is a member of FBLA. His favorite articles to write are sports.

Linn Thune

Junior Editor

Linn is a junior, and this is her second year on The Beacon staff. She is involved with the Big Buddy program. Her favorite articles to write are trends.

Keira Andrews

Reporter

Keira is a senior, and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She plays for the Varsity lacrosse team and is also involved in student council, link crew, National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Big Buddy, and mini-THON. Her favo...

Bailynn Bradley

Reporter

Bailynn is a junior, and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She is involved with horse back riding and JROTC. Her favorite articles to write are Arts & Entertainment pieces.

Miranda Butler

Reporter

Miranda is a sophomore and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She is a Varsity lacrosse player, and is also involved with LEO club and yearbook. Outside of school she enjoys ice skating and reading. Her favorite articles...

Autumn Cunningham

Reporter

Autumn is a senior, and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She is involved in DPAC (Dallastown Performing Arts Club), International Thespian Society, musical, concert choir, and Girls Learn International. Her favorite...

Drew Dillon

Reporter

Drew is a sophomore, and this is his first year on The Beacon staff. His hobbies include boxing, skateboarding, beatboxing, drawing, and painting. His favorite articles to write are Arts & Entertainment pieces.

Michael Dugan

Reporter

Michael is a senior, and this is his second year on The Beacon staff. He is involved with Ordo Saeclorum. His favorite articles to write are Arts & Entertainment pieces.

Molly Fitzgibbons

Reporter

Molly is a senior, and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She is involved with concert choir, vocal ensemble, and musical. Her favorite articles to write are features.

Shelby Hallett

Reporter

Shelby is a junior, and this is her second year on The Beacon staff. She is involved in Volunteer Club, Math Club, Video Production Club, and Girls Chorus. Her favorite articles to write are Arts & Entertainment pieces.

Kelsey Jacobson

Reporter

Kelsey is a senior, and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She is on the Varsity Swimming team, and involved with Mu Alpha Theta, Future Educators of America, concert choir, and Big Buddy. Her favorite articles to write...

Megan Johnson

Reporter

Megan ("Meg") is a junior, and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She is a Varsity football cheerleader and a runner and jumper for the Varsity Track and Field team.  Her favorite articles to write are trends.

Larisa Samryk

Reporter

Larisa is a junior, and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She is involved with FBLA and the Big Buddy program. Her favorite articles to write are trends.

Jessica Sutton

Reporter

Jessica ("Jes") is a sophomore and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She is a volunteer at the West York/ Spring Grove food pantry and at the middle school to teach sign language. Her favorite articles to write are feat...

Cael Turnbull

Reporter

Cael is a senior, and this is his first year on The Beacon staff. He is a Varsity wrestler, and also involved in the Big Buddy program. His favorite articles to write are sports.

Taylor Witmer

Reporter

Taylor is a junior, and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She is a Varsity football and competition cheerleader, and also involved in Mini-THON, Big Buddy and Mu Alpha Theta. Her favorite articles to write are trends....

Cruz Mead

Reporter

Cruz is a senior, and this is his first year on The Beacon staff. He is involved with video production. His favorite articles to write are Sports pieces.

Alexis Lee

Reporter

Alexis is a junior, and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She is on the Football cheerleading squad and track and field team. She is also involved with class officers, student council, FBLA, video production club, an...

Arielle Lebouitz

Reporter

Arielle is a junior, and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She is involved with French club and Young Life.  Her favorite articles to write are Trends.

Maggie Helmer

Reporter

Margaret ("Maggie") is a senior, and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She is on the Varisty football and competition cheer team. Maggie is also the marketing coordinator for FBLA and on a mini-THON committee. Her favo...

Emma Fitzgibbons

Reporter

Emma is a sophomore, and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She is involved with ski club, Spanish club, and track and field. Her favorite articles to write are Trends.

Sarah Grace Mills

Reporter

Sarah Grace is a senior, and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She is on the cheerleading and lacrosse teams at Dallastown. Sarah is also involved in FBLA, Video III, yearbook, Leo club, and mini-THON. Her favorite articles...

Kaila Alessi

Reporter

Kaila is a junior, and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She is involved with dance team, First Priority Prayer club, yearbook photography, and the Big Buddy program. Her favorite articles to write are Features.

Alexa Knaub

Reporter

Alexa is a senior, and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She plays volleyball and manages the boys volleyball team. She is also the FBLA president and involved with the school store. Her favorite articles to write ar...

Lydia Hamberger

Reporter

Lydia is a senior, and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She is on the Varsity Football, Wrestling, and Competitive Cheerleading team. Her favorite articles to write are Features.

Karissa Coleman

Reporter

Karissa is a junior, and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She is involved with Young Life. Her favorite articles to write are Trends.

Brielle Berry

Reporter

Brielle is a senior, and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She plays basketball and is involved with yearbook. Her favorite articles to write are Sports pieces.

Makayla Calaman

Reporter

Makayla is a sophomore, and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She is involved with Rosie's Class. Her favorite articles to write are Opinion pieces.

Madison Thornton

Reporter

Madison ("Madi")  is a senior, and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She is involved with JROTC and Art Club. Her favorite articles to write are Features.

Dillan Cook

Reporter

Dillan is a sophomore, and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She is on the cheerleading and track team and is also involved with student council. Her favorite articles to write are Arts & Entertainment pieces.

Stephanie Lentz

Reporter

Stephanie ("Stevie") is a sophomore, and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She enjoys skiing, horseback riding, hunting, fishing, singing, playing the guitar, and ski club. Her favorite articles to write are Opinion ...

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