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Lions' Digest

Student news from State College Area High School

Lions' Digest

Student news from State College Area High School

Lions' Digest

2023-2024 Staff

Lisa Wang
Editor-in-Chief

Lisa Wang

Lisa Wang is a junior taking her third year of Journalism. She has taken on the role of Editor-in-Chief this year. Outside of Journalism, she likes to hang out with her friends and family, read, crochet, and write. She is also...

Lacey Sheaffer
News Editor

Lacey Sheaffer

Lacey Sheaffer is a sophomore in her second year of journalism. She is the News editor this year. She enjoys running distance and doing pole vault with the girls' cross country and track teams. She is also on a mountain biking...

Grace Levy
Features Editor

Grace Levy

Grace Levy is an 11th grader entering her second year of journalism where she will be taking on the role of features editor for the Lion's Digest. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends, listening to music, and...

George Mann
Opinion Editor

George Mann

George Mann is a senior entering his first year in journalism. He joined journalism because he enjoys talking to new people and learning about their perspectives. Outside of school, he enjoys listening to music, watching movies,...

Noah Radio
Sports Editor

Noah Radio

Noah Radio is a sophomore entering his second year in journalism and is excited to serve as the Lion's Digest sports editor this year. In his free time, he enjoys playing sports and reading all kinds of books. Along with journalism,...

Jacopo Congiu-Hughes
A&E Editor

Jacopo Congiu-Hughes

Jacopo Congiu-Hughes is a senior and this is his third year doing Journalism. Outside of school he likes skating and listening to music. He is the Arts and Entertainment editor for Lion's Digest.

Jacob Will
Photo Editor

Jacob Will

Jacob Will is a senior taking his second year of journalism. He has taken on the role of Photo Editor this year. Outside of journalism Jacob likes photography, videography, watching sports, participating in Mini-THON and spending...

Saige Adair
Staff Writer

Saige Adair

Saige Adair is a junior in her second year of journalism and is currently taking on the role of assistant producer for WSCH. Outside of journalism, she enjoys photography, videography, music, and spending time with friends.

Claire Baggett
Staff Writer

Claire Baggett

Claire Baggett is a freshman at State High taking her first year of journalism. She joined journalism to improve her writing skills. Other than writing, she enjoys crocheting, biking, and reading.

Maddie Bierker
Staff Writer

Maddie Bierker

Maddie Bierker is a freshman in her first year of journalism. She enjoys writing, especially when it involves issues she is passionate about. She loves animals and pet sits. In her free time she also likes to read, cook, or...

Enkhmaa Bilegee
Staff Writer

Enkhmaa Bilegee

Enkhmaa Bilegee is a junior at State High entering her second year in journalism. She joined journalism to expand her interest in publications and learn more about interviewing and socializing with new people. In her free time, ...

Esmé Brandt
Staff Writer

Esmé Brandt

Esmé Brandt is a junior who enjoys writing and being involved in her community. She is writing for Lions' Digest because of her passion for writing. Outside of school, Esmé enjoys hiking, music, and spending time with her friends...

Bryson Christopher
Staff Writer

Bryson Christopher

Bryson Christopher is a senior at State High returning for his second year of journalism. He joined journalism to expand on and develop his writing skills and to learn more about editing. He also enjoys singing, playing the saxophone...

Tanner Cohagan
Staff Writer

Tanner Cohagan

Tanner Cohagan is a sophomore student, and it is his first year in journalism. He wanted to join journalism because he hopes to have a future in sports broadcasting, and he thought this would be the best way to start that journey....

Emily Conklin
Staff Writer

Emily Conklin

Emily Conklin is a sophomore at State High entering her first year in Journalism. She joined to learn more about writing, editing and interviewing. In her free time, she likes to write, read and draw. She is in Acclivity. ...

Joslyn Corvin
Staff Writer

Joslyn Corvin

Joslyn Corvin is a senior at State High beginning her first year in journalism. She has an interest in photojournalism and looks forward to exploring that aspect of the course. Outside of school, they enjoy reading, working at...

Noah Demo
Staff Writer

Noah Demo

Noah Demo is a State High senior in his second year in journalism. He’s looking forward to reporting on politics and culture. Outside of school, Noah volunteers at Schlow and is involved with Model UN and the Gilder Lehrman...

Carley Donnell
Staff Writer

Carley Donnell

Carley Donnell is a senior at State High entering her second year in journalism. Outside of journalism, she loves watching Penn State Football and hanging out with her family and friends. Carley is also a member of the State College...

Kylie Fazenbaker
Staff Writer

Kylie Fazenbaker

Kylie Fazenbaker is a junior at State High beginning her first year of Journalism. She joined journalism to learn more about editing and reporting, she also wanted to challenge her writing skills. In her free time she enjoys reading,...

Sila Guler
Staff Writer

Sila Guler

Sila Guler is a senior at State High and is very excited to be entering her second year in journalism. In her free time, she likes to knit, read, listen to music, and talk to her friends. She's currently taking th...

Avery Havird
Staff Writer

Avery Havird

Avery Havird is a Senior entering her second year in Journalism. She rejoined Journalism to expand her involvement with the school and community. She's using her skills as a photographer and hyper organized to help aid in creating...

Marek Horgas
Staff Writer

Marek Horgas

Marek Horgas is a sophomore at State High in his second year of journalism and is the sports editor for the yearbook. Marek got into journalism because of an interest in English class adjacent activities as well as photography....

Owen Jacobson
Staff Writer

Owen Jacobson

Owen Jacobson is a Sophomore at State High entering his first year in journalism. He joined journalism to contribute more to State High. In his free time, he enjoys creating things with Legos and reading about history. Owen is...

Emma Kahler
Staff Writer

Emma Kahler

Emma Kahler is a sophomore at State High entering her first year in journalism. She joined journalism after a friend recommended it to her. She enjoys drawing, listening to music, and spending time with her friends in her free...

David Krebs
Staff Writer

David Krebs

David Krebs is a freshman at State High entering his first year in journalism. He joined journalism to develop a Sports Broadcast career in the future. In his free time, he will play sports, hang out with friends, or play video...

Nicole Lupo
Staff Writer

Nicole Lupo

Nicole Lupo is Editor in Chief of yearbook this year and this is her third year in State High's journalism program. She enjoys all aspects that are a part of yearbook, but especially loves design and the teamwork that comes with...

Katie McQueary
Staff Writer

Katie McQueary

Katie McQueary is a junior at State High. This is her first year in journalism. She joined journalism because she has a passion for sports journalism and photography. Outside of school Katie is a part of the track team and enjoys...

Becky Mignot
Staff Writer

Becky Mignot

Becky Mignot is a junior at State High and is entering her second year of journalism. She joined journalism to grow her writing skills as well as explore the other options journalism has to offer. At school she is a member o...

Macie Naberezny
Staff Writer

Macie Naberezny

Macie Naberezny is a sophomore at State High entering her first year in journalism. She joined journalism because she wants to be a part of yearbook and hopes to share her photography in the yearbook. Macie enjoys music, spending...

Sarah Ocampo
Staff Writer

Sarah Ocampo

Sarah Ocampo is a sophomore at State High entering her second year of Journalism. What she likes the most about journalism is her ability to branch out on her other interests which include writing, reporting, and public speaking.

Demi Olorunnisola
Staff Writer

Demi Olorunnisola

Demi Olorunnisola is a sophomore at State High entering his second year at the school and first year of Journalism. He signed up for the class in search of an outlet for his abilities in narrative writing, and to expand his ...

Adiya Orshybek
Staff Writer

Adiya Orshybek

Adiya Orshybek is a freshman at State High starting her first year of Journalism. She joined Journalism because she thought it would be fun and a great way to meet new people. In her free time, she does cross country, wat...

Chloe Poindexter
Staff Writer

Chloe Poindexter

Chloe Poindexter is a senior at State High and is in her 4th year of Journalism. Outside of her work for State High Publications business she runs Cross Country and Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field.

Ellory Potter
Staff Writer

Ellory Potter

Ellory Potter is a sophomore at State High entering his first year in journalism. He joined journalism due to his interest in writing and his love for photography. He is a member of the State High Media Team. Additionally, he...

Michael Powell
Staff Writer

Michael Powell

Michael Powell is a Sophomore at State High. He joined journalism because he is a graphic designer and photographer for State High Athletics social media. He plays basketball and baseball, and in his free time he likes to watch...

Jude Rhymer
Staff Writer

Jude Rhymer

Jude Rhymer is a sophomore at State High entering into his first year in journalism. He joined journalism to become a better writer and to learn more about reporting hoping to specialize in sports. In his free time he enjoys playing...

Johnny Rothrock
Staff Writer

Johnny Rothrock

Johnny Rothrock is a senior at State High entering his first year in journalism. He joined to expand his photography skills and lean reporting. In his free time, he enjoys photography, biking and fixing computers.

Poppy Rusca
Staff Writer

Poppy Rusca

Poppy Rusca is a junior entering her third year in journalism. She joined journalism for a creative outlet and to improve her writing skills. In her free time, she likes to spend time with friends and family. Outside of journalism,...

Caleb Schrauf
Staff Writer

Caleb Schrauf

Caleb Schrauf is a freshman at State High entering his first year in journalism. He joined journalism to improve his writing skills and learn more about events going on in the school. In his free time, he enjoys reading, playing...

Abby Vance
Staff Writer

Abby Vance

Abby Vance is a sophomore at State High entering her second year in journalism. She joined journalism because she was interested in writing. In her free time, she enjoys reading, singing, playing field hockey, and volunteering a...

Emily Whitney
Staff Writer

Emily Whitney

Emily Whitney is a junior in her third year of Journalism. This year, she will be taking on the role of Assistant Editor in Chief of the yearbook. Outside of school, Emily likes to get outside, read, listen to music, and make ...

Anne Yingling
Staff Writer

Anne Yingling

Anne Yingling is a sophomore taking her second year of journalism. When not spending time with journalism, she can be found playing clarinet in marching and concert bands, drawing silly pictures, and spending time with her friends....

Staff Writer

Violet Swanger

Violet Swanger is a freshman at State High entering his first year in journalism. He joined to gain better people skills and improve writing to report without opinion. When he gets the time, he likes to paint and sleep. He is...

Heidi Egerer
Staff Writer

Heidi Egerer

Heidi Egerer is a sophomore at State High. She just joined for her first year of journalism to continue her love for writing. Heidi plays lacrosse and field hockey for the high school. In her free time, she enjoys walking her...

Ryan Evanego
Staff Writer

Ryan Evanego

Ryan Evanego is a junior at State High entering his first year of journalism. He joined journalism because he wants to be a sports analyst/writer in the future. In his free time, he enjoys playing volleyball and watching all kinds...

Taylor Kirkwood
Staff Writer

Taylor Kirkwood

Taylor Kirkwood is a sophomore and is entering her first year in journalism. She joined journalism to experience new things and to improve her writing skills. She also enjoys running long distance for the girls' cross country...

Ainsley Laws
Staff Writer

Ainsley Laws

Ainsley Laws is a sophomore at State High entering her first year in journalism. She joined journalism to connect more with her audience and expand her writing skills. In her free time, she jumps for the State High track and field...

Sorour Behroozi
Staff Writer

Sorour Behroozi

Sorour is a sophomore at State High entering her first year in journalism. She joined journalism to push herself and expand her writing skills and learn more about reporting editing and photography. In her free time she enjoys...

Sarah Williams
Staff Writer

Sarah Williams

Sarah Williams is a sophomore entering her first year in journalism. she joined journalism to further her love of writing pieces on important topics and to expand her knowledge on reporting and editing. In her free time, she enjoys...

Hannah Smith
Staff Writer

Hannah Smith

Hannah Smith is a sophomore at State High going into her first year in journalism. She joined journalism to learn more about reporting and broadcasting. In her free time, she likes to play basketball, play guitar, and watch movies....

Josie Newberry
Staff Writer

Josie Newberry

Sebastian Rhoades
Staff Writer

Sebastian Rhoades

Sebastian Rhoades is a junior at State High entering his first year in journalism. He is joining to express his writing abilities and to be able to document things he enjoys. He is a Varsity baseball player at State High and is...

Fayrouz Zaky
Staff Writer

Fayrouz Zaky

Hallie Brennan
Staff Writer

Hallie Brennan

Hallie Brennan is a sophomore at State High entering her first year in journalism. She joined journalism to try something new, and see if she would like it. She also wants to get better at her writing skills. In her free time,...

Anna Herickhoff
Staff Writer

Anna Herickhoff

Anna Herickhoff is a sophomore at State High entering her first year of journalism. She joined to expand her writing skills and meet new people. In her free time, she enjoys scrapbooking, reading, and outdoor activities like mountain...

Shiva Vahmani
Staff Writer

Shiva Vahmani

Shiva Vahmani is a freshman at State High taking journalism for the first time. She joined journalism to share her writting and improve on her journalistic writting style. Outside of writting, she loves music, film, playing gui...

Nubah
Staff Writer

Nubah

Nubah is a junior who is in her second year of Journalism. Along with Lion's Digest, Nubah is involved with Acclivity, Diversity and Activism Club, Cultural Celebrations, WSCH and Thespians. During her free time she likes to write...

Massimo Ragonese
Staff Writer

Massimo Ragonese

Massimo Ragonese is a junior at State High entering his second year in journalism. He joined journalism out of an interest in writing and to get more experience in publications. In his free time, Massimo enjoys cooking, re...

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