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2020-2021 Staff

Trae Schanberger

Trae Schanberger

Trae is a junior, this is his first year on The Beacon staff. He is on the Dallastown ice hockey team, and he is apart of Dallastown baseball. He enjoys camping, hiking, traveling, and going to the beach. He enjoys writing feature ...

Savannah Mowen

Savannah Mowen

Savannah is a senior, this is her second year on The Beacon staff. Her hobbies include working, shopping, and hanging out with friends. She enjoys writing opinion pieces.

Trevor Jones

Trevor Jones

Trevor is a senior, this is his first year on The Beacon staff. He enjoys writing, making music, editing video clips, photography, etc. He enjoys writing about feature stories.

Camryn Eveler

Camryn Eveler

Camryn is a senior and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She participates in First Priority Prayer club and Link Crew. She also plays Varsity Field Hockey. She enjoys writing, reading, and listening to music. Camryn l...

Jayden Huncher

Jayden Huncher

Jayden is a sophomore and this is his first year on The Beacon staff. He participates in Video Production Club at Dallastown. In his free time, he enjoys art, video games, and video production. He enjoys writing A&E stories ...

Maggie Kern

Maggie Kern

Maggie is a junior, this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She enjoys skateboarding and reading tarot cards. She enjoys writing different stories.

Michaela Long

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 ...

Ainsley Ellis

Ainsley Ellis

Ainsley is a sophomore, this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She participates in the unified club and Spanish club. Ainsley is part of the DT basketball team and unified track and field team as well. Her hobbies are enjo...

Lillie Markle

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. ...

Valerie Miranda

Valerie Miranda

Valerie is a senior at Dallastown, and this is her first year writing for The Beacon staff. She enjoys traveling and learning more about different cultures. She enjoys writing news stories.

Bella Van Arsdale

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...

Isabella Iovene

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 ...

Chloe Fleurie

Chloe Fleurie

Chloe is a senior, and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She participates in Track and Field, SEALS, and Yearbook. Her hobbies include photography, graphic design, spending time with friends and family, and doing cr...

Jamie Stanard

Jamie Stanard

Jamie is a senior, and this is her second year on the Beacon staff. She participates in soccer, link crew, bowling club and FEA for Dallastown. She enjoys being with her friends, reading, hiking and going to the beach. Her favorite...

Allison Fleming

Allison 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 ...

Maggie Groh

Maggie Groh

Maggie Groh is a sophomore, currently. She is apart of the Varsity (?) Basketball Team and Varsity Soccer Team. As well as that, she also plays for PA Classics. She is most interested in feature stories and she enjoys writing...

Ashley Kenney

Ashley Kenney

Ashley Kenney is a junior and this is her first year on the Beacon staff. She is very involved with many activities, such as, STEM club, the music program and more. In the music program, she plays piccolo and the flute in the...

Ava Markel

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...

Charlotte Van Haren

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...

Lian Peach

Lian Peach

Lian Peach is a senior this year and this is her first year on The Beacon staff. She participates in orchestra, track and field, and cross country. She is also part of MHAC, Math Club, NHS, Big Buddy Club and Mu Alpha Theta. I...

Sophia Newcomer

Sophia Newcomer

Sophia is a freshmen, and this is her first year being on The Beacon staff. She participates in track and does Irish dance and she is in orchestra and plays violin. She enjoys hanging out with her family and friends, trying n...

Riley Sharp

Riley Sharp

Riley is a senior and this is her first year on the Beacon staff. She is involved in musical, choir, jazz band as a singer. She enjoys playing with her cats and watching Marvel movies. She enjoys writing feature stories.

Katelyn Diehl

Katelyn Diehl

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

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, ...

Abigail Way

Abigail Way

Abigail, also known as Abby, is a senior 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 National Honor Society, FBLA, French Club...

Michaela Hoover

Michaela Hoover

Michaela Hoover is a senior, 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....

Brannigan Stiles

Brannigan is a junior, and this is her second 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...

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.

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