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2019-2020 Staff

Katelyn Diehl

Reporter

Katelyn is a sophomore, and it is her first year on The Beacon staff. She is a varsity wrestling and football cheerleader. She enjoys traveling, taking photos, and being outdoors.

Brian Cathell

Reporter

Brian is a senior and in is his first year on The Beacon staff. He is currently a member of FBLA and works at D&K. He enjoys playing basketball. He will be attending Susquehanna University with a major in Finance for the ...

Katelyn Moran-Pearlman

Reporter

Katelyn is a junior, and this is her second year being on The Beacon staff. She participates in lacrosse at Dallastown. She is also on the yearbook staff. Her favorite activities going hiking, watching new Netflix movies, hanging ...

Ella Bernstein

Reporter

Ella Bernstein is a senior at Dallastown, and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. In school, she is involved in Mini-THON, National Honors Society, and Mu Alpha Theta. Her favorite articles to write are Arts and Entertai...

Camden Oyler

Reporter

Camden is a Senior and it is his first year on The Beacon staff. He works at D&K and likes to play basketball in his free time. He will be attending Duquesne University with a major in Sports Information and Media for the ...

Taylor Rubino

Reporter

Taylor is a senior, and she plans on becoming a pediatrician. She has even already applied to 7 pre-med programs. This is her first year on The Beacon staff, and she is also on the Yearbook staff. She has worked at KFC since the e...

William Wichern

Reporter

William, otherwise known as Will, is a senior, and this is his first year on The Beacon staff. After graduation, he plans to go to college and become an engineer. His favorite articles to write are opinion articles because he...

Skylar Hashbarger

Reporter

Skylar is a senior, and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She enjoys hiking and running, and she takes flight lessons outside of school as she plans to pursue being a commercial airline pilot after graduation. She also...

Winter Cunningham

Reporter

Winter is a senior and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She plays defense on the Dallastown field hockey team. She's also on the hospitality committee for Mini-THON. She wants to go to IUP and major in interior desig...

Emily Van Arsdale

Reporter

Emily is a sophomore, this is her first year on The Beacon staff. Emily participates in DPAC, Mini-Thon, Big buddy, stage crew, and the International Thespian Society. When her high school career is over, she plans to become an e...

Vince Gittins

Reporter

Vince is a Senior and this is his first year on The Beacon staff. He enjoys doing photography during his free time.

Abigail Way

Reporter

Abigail, also known as Abby, is a Junior and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She participates in Cross Country and Track & Field at Dallastown. She is also involved in French Club, NHS, and Big Buddy. Her favo...

Michaela Hoover

Reporter

Michaela Hoover is a junior, and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She is on the Yearbook staff and is also in the big buddy program. Her favorite articles to write are Arts and Entertainment.

Emma Hogan

Reporter

Emma is a senior, and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She is involved with DPAC, is a Business Editor for the Spectator (yearbook), and plays saxophone for the Dallastown Marching Band. Emma's favorite types of articles...

Brannigan Stiles

Reporter

Brannigan is a sophomore, and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She participates in FBLA, Mini-THON, and French Club. She is also on the Dallastown Swim team. This year, Brannigan earned a Best of SNO award for her article...

Freddie Williams

Reporter

Freddrick "Freddie" is a sophomore, and this is his first year on The Beacon staff. He likes to play basketball, take photos, and hopes to someday host his own late night show. His favorite articles to write are News and A&E.

Kaila Alessi

Reporter

Kaila is a senior who has been on The Beacon staff for 2 years now. She is on the dance team in school and dances outside of it as well. Besides dance and The Beacon, she is a Big Buddy, a Link Crew Leader, and a leader of th...

Stephanie Lentz

Reporter

Stephanie ("Stevie") is a junior, and this is her second year on The Beacon staff. She enjoys hiking, skiing, paddleboarding, kayaking, singing, and playing guitar. Her favorite articles to write are Opinion pieces.

Shelby Hallett

Reporter

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

Josh Thaler

Senior Editor

Josh is a senior, and this is his third year on The Beacon staff. He plays tournament baseball and is a member of FBLA. His favorite articles to write are sports. His future plans are to attend college and major in law. ...

Emily Stoner

Senior Editor

Emily is a senior and this is her third 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 features....

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