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2018-2019 Staff

Katelyn Moran-Pearlman

Katelyn Moran-Pearlman

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

Cruz Mead

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

Alexis Lee

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Alexa Knaub

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Shelby Hallett

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. ...

Kelsey Jacobson

Kelsey Jacobson

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...

Keira Andrews

Keira Andrews

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

Bailynn Bradley

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.

Taylor Witmer

Taylor Witmer

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....

Megan Johnson

Megan Johnson

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.

Cael Turnbull

Cael Turnbull

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.

Larisa Samryk

Larisa Samryk

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.

Michael Dugan

Michael Dugan

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.

Miranda Butler

Miranda Butler

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...

Drew Dillon

Drew Dillon

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.

Jessica Sutton

Jessica Sutton

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...

Autumn Cunningham

Autumn Cunningham

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...

Molly Fitzgibbons

Molly Fitzgibbons

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.

Josh Thaler

Josh Thaler

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. ...

McKenna Brodbeck

McKenna Brodbeck

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.

Sam Dolinger

Sam Dolinger

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.

Emily Stoner

Emily Stoner

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....

Linn Thune

Linn Thune

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.

Natalie O'Dell

Natalie O’Dell

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...

Madison Criswell

Madison Criswell

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...

Marissa Hunt

Marissa Hunt

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.

Alexa Fisher

Alexa Fisher

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...

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