Lions' Digest

2022-2023 Staff

Eloise Dayrat
Editor in Chief

Eloise Dayrat

Elisa Edgar
Managing Editor

Elisa Edgar

Lisa Wang
News Editor

Lisa Wang

Lisa Wang is a sophomore taking her second year of Journalism. She has taken on the role as News Editor this year. Outside of Journalism, she likes to hang out with her friends and family, read, crochet, and write. She also us...

Miranda Marks
Features Editor

Miranda Marks

Miranda is a sophomore at Delta, and this is her first year in Journalism. Miranda is looking forward to learning more about her community and sharing people’s stories. Outside of school, Miranda spends the majority of her time...

Elena Wright
Opinion Editor

Elena Wright

Elena Wright is a senior in her second year of journalism and is excited to be the opinion editor this year! Outside of journalism, Elena is involved in MUN and being a horsie girl.

Chloe Poindexter
Business Manager

Chloe Poindexter

Chloe Poindexter is the business manager and sports editor. This is her third year in journalism. She run cross country and indoor/outdoor track and field. She also works at playa bowls.

Saige Adair
Staff Writer

Saige Adair

Saige Adair is a sophomore in her first year of journalism and currently taking on a tech role with WSCH. Outside of school she enjoys photography, reading, writing, and listening to music.

Alex Antoniono
Staff Writer

Alex Antoniono

Alex Antoniono is a senior taking Journalism 1. She is heavily involved in the girl's cross country and track and field teams, in addition to having a passion for art and photography. Alex plans to pursue her interest in photojournalism...

Ava Bechtel
Staff Writer

Ava Bechtel

Faith Bennett
Staff Writer

Faith Bennett

Faith is a junior and is excited to be going into her second year of journalism. This year she will be working on the yearbook as a page editor. She likes to listen to music and go on runs with her dog....

Enkhmaa Bilegee
Staff Writer

Enkhmaa Bilegee

Quinn Colburn
Staff Writer

Quinn Colburn

Quinn is starting her second year with State High Journalism as a Journ 2 student. She is a page editor for the yearbook and will be collecting and using content for different spreads. In her free time she plays field hockey and...

Jacopo Congiu-Hughes
Staff Writer

Jacopo Congiu-Hughes

Jacopo Congiu-Hughes is a junior and this is his second year doing Journalism. Outside of school he likes hanging out with his friends and listening to music. He's excited to be writing more articles for Lion's Digest this year,...

Noah Demo
Staff Writer

Noah Demo

Noah Demo is a junior but new to 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 Institute of American H...

Gyasi Franklin
Staff Writer

Gyasi Franklin

Allison Foor
Staff Writer

Allison Foor

Hannah Garlin
Staff Writer

Hannah Garlin

Hannah is a junior and in her second year of Journalism. This year she is taking on the role of a page editor for the yearbook, while also continuing to write for Lions’ Digest. In her free time, Hannah plays field hockey and e...

Shanone Geraty
Staff Writer

Shanone Geraty

Ella George
Staff Writer

Ella George

Emily Ishler
Staff Writer

Emily Ishler

Emily Ishler is a senior in her second year of Journalism, and is the Director of Talent which means she’s in charge of the anchors and helps them become the best they can be. Emily is involved in many things out of school su...

Marcus Jackson
Staff Writer

Marcus Jackson

Allison McCardle
Staff Writer

Allison McCardle

Ally McCardle is a senior who started doing journ her sophomore year with WSCH (the morning announcements). Outside of school, she participates in drumline, rugby, and scouts. In her free time, which she has very little of, s...

Amelia Lawrence
Staff Writer

Amelia Lawrence

 Amelia Lawrence is a junior and this is her first year in journalism. Outside of school, she runs cross country and track, and lifeguards at SPRA pool.

Nicole Lupo
Staff Writer

Nicole Lupo

Nicole Lupo is a junior and is in her second year of Journalism. She is a page editor for the yearbook. In her free time, she enjoys playing piano or listening to music, reading, and chilling with her cat....

Chase Mitchell
Staff Writer

Chase Mitchell

Chase Mitchell is currently a senior. He wants to major in Journalism at Penn State and become a sports broadcaster like Rece Davis and Kirk Herbstreit. Outside of school, Chase enjoys riding his bike and talking about his ho...

Sarah Ocampo
Staff Writer

Sarah Ocampo

This is Sarah's second semester in Journalism and is currently taking up WSCH in the mornings. Outside of Journ, she does Forensics on Thursdays and loves to write. What Sarah is most excited about this semester is working with...

Massimo Ragonese
Staff Writer

Massimo Ragonese

Massimo Ragonese is a sophomore in his first year of Journalism at State High that hasn’t committed to a specific route within Journalism. Outside of school, he likes to play games and read/write. A big fan of movies, Massimo’...

Poppy Rusca
Staff Writer

Poppy Rusca

Poppy Rusca is a sophomore and is her second year of Journalism. She is a page editor of the yearbook.

Lacey Sheaffer
Staff Writer

Lacey Sheaffer

Lacey Sheaffer is a freshman in her first year of journalism. She enjoys running distance with the girls' cross country and track teams as well as doing pole vault. Some of her hobbies include reading, mountain biking, photography,...

Olivia Shen
Staff Writer

Olivia Shen

Olivia Shen is a freshman in her first year of Journalism and will be taking on a tech role on WSCH (but hopes to help with yearbook design as well). Outside of the classroom, she is on the JV girls tennis team and likes art, re...

Reece Steidle
Staff Writer

Reece Steidle

Katie Stewart
Staff Writer

Katie Stewart

Katie Stewart is a sophomore at State High in her second year of Journalism. In her free time she enjoys spending time with friends and family, going to dance, and seeing her dogs. 

Emily Whitney
Staff Writer

Emily Whitney

Emily Whitney is a sophomore in her second year of Journalism. This year, she will be taking on the role of people section editor of the yearbook. Outside of school, Emily does State High Swim Team and is a lifeguard. She also ha...

Melinda Wu
Staff Writer

Melinda Wu

Melinda Wu is a freshman taking Journalism 1. She currently is unsure of what specialty she would like to later take on, but she is excited to start anchoring for WSCH and writing articles for the newspaper. When not in school o...

Anne Yingling
Staff Writer

Anne Yingling

Anne Yingling is a freshman taking their first year of journalism. They do not know what their specialty is yet, but they are very interested in yearbook. When not in class, their other interests include marching band, bad real...

Jessie Kellerman
Staff Writer

Jessie Kellerman

Jessie Kellerman, a sophomore at State High is starting their first year of Journalism. They enjoy participating in the Marching Band and Renaissance Faire. They are interested in Journalism because of the chance to improve their...

David Young
Staff Writer

David Young

David Young is a senior taking his first year of Journalism. Outside of journalism, he likes hanging out with friends and playing sports, primarily basketball and lacrosse. He is majoring in sports journalism next year at Arizona...

Jacob Will
Staff Writer

Jacob Will

Jacob Will is a junior taking his first year of journalism. Outside of journalism Jacob likes photography, videography, watching sports, participating in Mini-THON and spending time with friends and family. He is also head of...

Lea Wassom
Staff Writer

Lea Wassom

Lea Wassom is a freshman at State High currently taking her first year of journalism. In her free time, she enjoys playing soccer, spending time with friends, family, and pets, watching movies, running, and listening to music....

Edna Wafula
Staff Writer

Edna Wafula

Edna Wafula is a freshman in her first year of journalism at State High. She likes to play field hockey, read, play piano, and listen to music. She joined journalism because enjoys writing and wants to explore this path.

Abby Vance
Staff Writer

Abby Vance

Abby Vance is a freshman taking her first year of Journalism. In her free time, she enjoys playing field hockey, reading, singing, playing piano, baking, and just about anything involving the outdoors. She joined Journalism because...

Ella Tambroni
Staff Writer

Ella Tambroni

Ella Tambroni is a sophomore in her first year of Journalism. She is interested in writing in Lions Digest and starting to take a role in the yearbook. In her free time, she enjoys playing Field Hockey and Lacrosse and spending...

Elijah Russell
Staff Writer

Elijah Russell

Elijah Russell is a sophomore and student-athlete at State High. He has played on the football team since 9th grade, and he plans to join the wrestling team in 11th. He is interested in journalism because he t...

Becky Mignot
Staff Writer

Becky Mignot

Becky Mignot is a sophomore at state high and is a part of the journalism team. She enjoys writing and can't wait to grow through journalism. She loves music and is a part of the school's orchestra. In her free time she loves...

Anna Lewis
Staff Writer

Anna Lewis

Anna Lewis is a sophomore at State High. She was in Understanding Young Children last semester and got to work with preschoolers. She is also in State High's Renaissance Fair club and thinks really interesting and fun. Mostly...

Grace Levy
Staff Writer

Grace Levy

Grace Levy is a 10th grader in her first year of journalism, and she is excited to grow as a writer and learn more about her community through this class. She enjoys baking, hanging out with her friends, listening to music, and...

Eliana Kaufman
Staff Writer

Eliana Kaufman

Eliana Kaufman is a sophomore in her first year of journalism who is looking forward to learning about the subject. She wants to write more and try something new. Outside of journalism, she likes to hang out with her friends,...

Marek Horgas
Staff Writer

Marek Horgas

Marek Horgas is a freshman taking his first year of journalism. Other things he is involved in include ice hockey, running, swimming, music, and generally being outdoors. Additionally, he enjoys reading in whatever free time he...

Avery Havird
Staff Writer

Avery Havird

Avery Havird is a junior taking her first year in Journalism. She is interested in helping with yearbook and photography. Outside of Journalism she likes to play video games and chat with her friends, read, photograph, and do...

Sila Guler
Staff Writer

Sila Guler

Sila Guler is a junior at State High and is very excited to start her first year in journalism. She is currently taking the role of an anchor on WSCH, and is also a member of the school's orchestra. Outside of school she ...

Olivia Graham
Staff Writer

Olivia Graham

Olivia Graham is a senior at State High in her first year of journalism. In her free time, Olivia enjoys playing soccer and spending time with friends & family.

Gabriella Fuller
Staff Writer

Gabriella Fuller

Gabi Fuller is a junior at State High and is a part of clubs like FBLA, Mini-Thon, and Key Club, with addition to being a part of the rowing team. She's interested in journalism because through middle school she was an editor...

Anthony Fitzgerald
Staff Writer

Anthony Fitzgerald

Anthony Fitzgerald is a senior taking his first year of Journalism. Outside of taking Journalism, he enjoys hanging out with friends, and advocating for his disability. Additionally, he also fondly enjoys meeting new people!

Carley Donnell
Staff Writer

Carley Donnell

Carley Donnell is a junior taking her first year of Journalism. Outside of Journalism, she enjoys watching Penn State sports and hanging out with her family and friends. Carley is also a part of the State College Girl's Basketball...

Bryson Christopher
Staff Writer

Bryson Christopher

Bryson is a junior in his first year of Journalism. He has a passion for writing of all forms. When he is not working on Journalism, he is playing saxophone in band and singing in choir, and enjoys both consuming and creating...

Victoria Billet
Staff Writer

Victoria Billet

Victoria Billett is a sophomore taking their first year of Journalism. They love to read and write outside of school, along with lounging around. Their hope is to become an editor after high school.

Esmé Brandt
Staff Writer

Esmé Brandt

Esmé Brandt is a sophomore who is a passionate writer. She is writing for Lions Digest because of her passion. Outside of school, Esmé enjoys being athletic, music, and spending time with her friends and family. She also has...

Noah Radio
Staff Writer

Noah Radio

Noah Radio is a freshman in his first year of journalism. He is excited to start writing articles for the newspaper and hopes to specialize in sports. Outside of school, Noah enjoys playing baseball and basketball and reading...

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