2017-2018 Staff

Mary Alphonse

Editor in Chief

Mary is a Junior at Battlefield High School and a two year student in the journalism program. She is an active member of Key Club. Mary works at a local tutoring center and aspires to attend the college of William & Mary.

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Alex Young

Managing Editor

Alex is a junior at Battlefield and is a three 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 a Managing Editor for...

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Michael Barbuti

Managing Editor

Michael is a junior at Battlefield High School and a three 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....

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Lauren Kronzer

Managing Editor

Lauren is a junior at Battlefield High School and a three year student in the journalism program. She is a Peer Diversity trainer and an active member of Key Club. She loves dogs and cacti!

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Emily Payne

Copy editor

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...

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Rebecca Cutsinger

Copy Editor

Rebecca is a Junior at Battlefield High School and a third year student in the journalism program. She is a Varsity Cheerleader, and power tumbler. She enjoys politics, history, and spending time with friends.

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Izzy Barrettt

Photo Editor

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...

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Maheen Qureshi

Writer

Maheen is a junior student in her third year of journalism.  In her free time Maheen enjoys reading, watching movies, and free-writing.

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Kayla Oba

Editor

Kayla is a sophomore in the journalism program.  She spends most of her time outside of school playing tennis or the piano.  She enjoys binge watching movies and TV shows in her free time.

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McKenna Baxter

Editor

McKenna is a junior in her second year of the journalism program.  She is involved with NHS and NEHS.  She also participates in the comedy club, board game club, and Key Club.  In her free time, she enjoys creative writing...

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Camille Owen

Editor

Camille is a sophomore in her second year in the journalism program.  She is an active member of the debate team and plays volleyball in a local recreational league.  In her free time, she's an avid reader.  Her favorite book...

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Rylee Pledger

Editor

Rylee is a sophomore in her second year in the program.

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Ashley Donohoe

Editor

Ashley is a sophomore in her second year of journalism.  She is a member of the swim team and girl's soccer team.  She is obsessed with Harry Potter and writing.

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Laura Gilbert

Editor

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.

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Allison Wooler

Editor

Allison is a junior in her second year in the journalism program.  Her favorite things include driving with the windows down, listening to loud music, and playing soccer.

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Anna Parsons

Business manager

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...

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Savannah Zamudio

Writer

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...

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Kelly Cooke

Writer

Kelly is a junior and third year student in journalism.  She is involved with the Buddy Club at school.  In her free time she plays soccer.  She enjoys creating intense memes and telling people about her choice to be a vegetarian,...

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Julieta Dentone

Writer

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...

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Rishi Datla

Writer

Rishi is a sophomore in his second year 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.

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Michaela Dolph

Writer

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...

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Sean Lee

Writer

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.

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Madison Thorpe

Writer

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...

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Hannah Jones

Writer

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.

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Emma Kelly

Writer

Emma is a freshmen in the Journalism program.  She's an active member of Key Club and enjoys dancing at Degrasse dance studio in her free time.

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Katie Schoettle

Writer

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.

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Jasmin Kaur

Writer

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.

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