The BHS Beat

2017-2018 Staff

Alex Young

Alex is a senior at Battlefield and is a four-year student in Battlefield's Journalism Program. He is a two-sport athlete, playing football in the fall and running track in the winter and spring. Alex is the Editor-In-Chief of...

Mary Alphonse

Mary is a fourth year journalism student. This is her third year as an editor and her second year as Editor-In-Chief. She greatly enjoys working on Inside 15000 with all of the staff members and is looking forward to a great last...

Michael Barbuti

Michael is a senior at Battlefield High School and a four year student in the journalism program. This year he is a Managing Editor of the BHSBeat.org. He has been a member of the Boys Varsity Soccer Team since his freshman year....

Lauren Kronzer

Lauren is a senior at Battlefield High School and a fourth year student in the journalism program. She started her position as managing editor of the school’s magazine last year. She is a Peer Diversity trainer, and also participates...

Emily Payne

Emily is a junior at Battlefield High School and a three year student in the journalism program. She is also Co-Editor-in-Chief of the school's yearbook, The Lynx. Emily received the Academic Achievement award for the 2015-2016...

Rebecca Cutsinger

Rebecca Cutsinger is a senior and Managing Editor in Battlefield's Journalism Program. This will be her third year as an Editor and her fourth year in the program all together. She is a Varsity Cheerleader, involved in National...

Izzy Barrettt

Izzy is a senior in her second year in the journalism program. She is also the Senior Editor-in-Chief of the Yearbook and President of the Photography club. In her free time, she enjoys Key Club, watching TV, and spending time...

Maheen Qureshi

Maheen is a senior student in her fourth year of the Journalism program. In her free time, Maheen enjoys reading and watching movies/TV shows.

Kayla Oba

Kayla Oba is a senior in the Journalism Program. This year she is serving as Copy Editor and Student On Special Assignment. She spends most of her time playing tennis and watching movies.

McKenna Baxter

McKenna is a senior in her third year of Journalism at Battlefield. She is in National Honor Society, National English Honor Society, Video Game Club, and Board Game Club.  She has completed a third of her associate's de...

Camille Owen

Camille is a senior in her fourth year of the journalism program. This year she is serving as Co-Editor in Chief of the program. Beyond writing and designing spreads for BHSbeat and Inside 15000, she loves taking photos and pla...

Rylee Pledger

Rylee is a senior in her fourth year in the program. She enjoys hiking, yoga, and writing. She aspires to study the Humanities.

Ashley Donohoe

Ashley is a senior in her fourth year of journalism. This year, she is serving as Social Media Manager and a Website Manager. After high school, she will be attending the University of Virginia. She is a member of the Battlefield...

Laura Gilbert

Laura is a junior in her second year in the journalism program.  She is an active member of the girl's field hockey team, SCA, and Buddy Club.  Outside of BHS, her hobbies include running, studying, and watching Netflix.

Allison Wooler

Ally Wooller is senior student and in her third year of journalism. In her free time she enjoys painting, watching Grey’s Anatomy, and hanging out with her family and labradoodle named Simon.

Anna Parsons

Anna is a senior at Battlefield High School and a three year student in the journalism program. She is on Girls Lacrosse, and participates in local lacrosse leagues. Her job with the magazine is to handle subscriptions, and organize...

Savannah Zamudio

Savannah is a senior in her third year of journalism.  She is involved with environmental club, the Battlefield Robotics Team, after school tutoring, and the humane society.  In her free time, she likes reading and playing with...

Kelly Cooke

Kelly is a senior at Battlefield High School and a fourth year student in the journalism program. She is the President of the BHS Humane Society and overall loves animals.

Julieta Dentone

Julieta is a sophomore in her second year in the Journalism program.  She's an active member of Key Club and the BHS Girl's Soccer team.  In her free time, Julietta enjoys sleeping and watching Netflix with her dog while procrastinating...

Rishi Datla

Rishi is a senior in the journalism program.  Outside of school, he enjoys spending time with friends and playing basketball.  He is an avid sports fan and loves the KC Chiefs.

Michaela Dolph

Michaela is a sophomore in her second year of the journalism program.  She participates on the BHS Purple Reign Dance team and at the Gainesville Dance Center.  When she's not dancing, she participates in choir and enjoys listening...

Sean Lee

Sean is a senior in his second year of the journalism program.  He participates in Key Club and Humane Society at BHS.  In his free time, he enjoys watching New Orleans basketball, fishing, and playing Madden on the Xbox One.

Madison Thorpe

Madison is a sophomore in her second year in the journalism program.  She is an active participant in Cross Country and Track and Field.  In her free time, Madison enjoys spending time with friends, watching Netflix, and going...

Hannah Jones

Hannah is a freshmen in the journalism program.  She's an active member of the BHS Purple Reign Dance Team.  In her free time she dances at Degrasse studio and enjoys running and swimming.

Emma Kelly

Emma Kelly is a fourth year journalism student and is serving as the Technological Editor In Chief for the program. Outside of school she loves to read, listen to new music, and train with her dance studio.

Katie Schoettle

Katie is a freshmen in the Journalism program.  Katie is an active member of Key Club and enjoys running and volunteering at her church in her free time.

Jasmin Kaur

Jasmin is a freshmen in the Journalism program.  She's an active member of the BHS Color Guard.  Additionally, she enjoys socializing with her friends and going out to eat.

Kailee Dishmon

Kailee is a senior in the journalism program. In her free time, she enjoys performing, playing instruments, and writing songs. She also values spending time with her family and friends.

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