The Beacon

2021-2022 Staff

Katelyn Diehl
Editor-In-Chief

Katelyn Diehl

Katelyn is a senior, and it is her third year as a member of The Beacon staff. This year, she is serving as Editor-In-Chief. She is a varsity wrestling and football cheerleader. She enjoys traveling, taking photos, and being ou...

Ainsley Ellis
Reporter

Ainsley Ellis

Ainsley is a junior, this is her second year on The Beacon staff. She is the vice president of the unified club and a member of Spanish club. She is a member of the National Honor Society as well. Ainsley is part of the Dall...

Michaela Long
Reporter

Michaela Long

Michaela is a junior, and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She is Vice President of Student Council, head of the Special Events and Fundraising Committee for Dallastown Mini-THON, and a member of Health STAT and Leo ...

Ava Markel
Reporter

Ava Markel

Ava is a sophomore, and this is her first year on Beacon staff.  She participates in varsity field hockey, lacrosse, Mini-THON, Student Council, FBLA, concert choir and musical. Ava enjoys being with her family, friends, and...

Lillie Markle
Reporter

Lillie Markle

Lillie is a sophomore and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She enjoys reading, going to new places, and writing in general. She likes to write feature stories and news stories. ...

Bella Van Arsdale
Reporter

Bella Van Arsdale

Bella is a sophomore and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She participates in Big Buddy and Spanish Club. Her hobbies include Traveling, enjoying nature, taking photos, and playing with her dogs. She is open to write...

Alli Fleming
Reporter

Alli Fleming

Allison is a freshman and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She participates in dance outside of school and she enjoys baking. She loves to go to dance practice and her favorite stories to write about is features, but she ...

Isabella Iovene
Reporter

Isabella Iovene

Isabella (Izzy) is a junior, and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She is involved in Miss Pennsylvania Teen US. She also is a member of the varsity cheerleading squad at Dallastown. She most enjoys writing feature ...

Charlotte Van Haren
Reporter

Charlotte Van Haren

Charlotte Van Haren is a freshmen. This is her first year on The Beacon staff. She participates in ballet at a local studio nearby. Her favorite hobbies include writing and reading. A fun fact about herself is that she loves to...

Janel Stump
Reporter

Janel Stump

Janel is a junior and it is her first year on the Beacon staff writing articles, even though she was a part of the staff last year.  She is a part of the History club and Creative Writing club.  She also loves to read, write...

Helena Trauger
Reporter

Helena Trauger

Helena is a sophomore and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She participates in DHS Orchestra and Choral ensembles, the DHS musicals, the girl’s tennis team, and is also a member of the York Youth Symphony Orchestra....

Natalia Ipatova
Reporter

Natalia Ipatova

Natalia (Tasha) is a sophomore and this is her first year on The Beacon staff and her first year in the USA. This summer she moved here from St. Petersburg, Russia. Tasha is now a member of FBLA, Leo Club, and Interact Club. Sh...

Morgan ONeill
Reporter

Morgan O’Neill

Morgan is a Senior and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She is the overall chair of Mini-THON, the social media coordinator for the Future Business Leaders of America club, and a member of the National Honor Society. ...

Avery Krebs
Reporter

Avery Krebs

Avery is a freshman at Dallastown. She is excited to have joined The Beacon staff. Avery also is a part of the creative writing club, and she plays volleyball for the school and Spooky Nook.

Sophia Caltagirone
Reporter

Sophia Caltagirone

Sophia is a senior, and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She is the Editor-in-Chief for the yearbook (The Spector), she is Vice President of the Fashion Club, and she is a co-chair of Dallastown's Mini-THON Morale ...

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