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The Spotlight

2017-2018 Staff

Amanda Simko

Staff Reporter

Sophomore Amanda Simko is a first-year staff reporter for the Spotlight. Outside of the newspaper, she is involved in clubs such as FCCLA and SADD. She also fosters animals (including a piglet at one point) and volunteers at La...

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Saskia Van't Hof

Staff Reporter

Freshman Saskia Van’t Hof is a first-year staff reporter for the Spotlight. She is also a member of Key Club and a field hockey player. Outside of school, Saskia loves to read, write, play with her dog, and spend hours binge...

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Jake Bloss

Staff Reporter

Junior Jake Bloss is a first-year staff reporter for the Spotlight, who enjoys English and history. Outside of school, Jake enjoys making music, playing basketball, and playing video games like “Madden” and the “NBA 2k...

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Kennah Salvo

Staff Reporter

Sophomore Kennah Salvo is a first-year staff reporter for the Spotlight. She is also a member of the Southern Lehigh chapter of the JSA. She enjoys reading and playing guitar and piano. After high school, she hopes to be accepte...

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Billy Duffy

Staff Reporter

Junior Billy Duffy is a first-year staff reporter for the Spotlight. Aside from the newspaper, he is involved in Key Club and Student Council, and is on the Southern Lehigh baseball team. Outside of Southern Lehigh, he aspires ...

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Erin Noneman

Staff Reporter

Junior Erin Noneman is a first-year staff reporter for the Spotlight. She is also a member of the Feminist Student Union and the Literary Arts Club. She is passionate about art and baking as well as writing. In the future she w...

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Griffin Schmoyer

Staff Reporter

Junior Griffin Schmoyer is a first-year staff reporter for the Spotlight, who hopes to advance his knowledge in sports journalism. Griffin has attended Southern Lehigh since kindergarten, and his favorite subjects are History ...

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Karin Naktin

Photographer

Senior Karin Naktin is a second-year photographer for the Spotlight. She is also involved in the Feminist Student Union and the Animal Rights Activist Club. Outside of school, she participates in intramural soccer. In her free ...

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Bridgette Lang

Features Editor

Junior Bridgette Lang is a second-year staff reporter and first-year features editor for the Spotlight. In addition, Bridgette is the president of the Feminist Student Union, co-founder of the Southern Lehigh chapter of JSA, a member...

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Quinn Schmidt

Entertainment Editor

Junior Quinn Schmidt is a second-year staff reporter and first-year entertainment editor for the Spotlight. He loves to write, and wants to focus on sports and entertainment articles. Outside of the newsroom, Quinn is a member...

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Ben Baca

Staff Reporter

Senior Ben Baca is a second-year staff reporter for the Spotlight. He is into movies and likes to watch classics such as “Jurassic Park,” “Shawshank Redemption,” “Godfather,” and “It's a Wonderful Life.” Ben enjoy...

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Sarah Jacobson

Our World Editor

Junior Sarah Jacobson is a second-year staff reporter and first-year our world editor for the Spotlight. She is also the head of social media for Feminist Student Union (FSU), manager for the color guard, co-president of the art ...

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Izza Choudhry

Opinion Editor

Senior Izza Choudhry is a four-year staff reporter and former one-year copy editor and one-year news editor, now serving as opinion editor for the Spotlight. Outside of school, Izza enjoys volunteering, reading, attending concerts, an...

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Jamie Kish

Contributor

Senior Jamie Kish is a former three-year staff reporter and two-year entertainment editor for the Spotlight. This year Jamie continues to serve as a contributor to the Spotlight as he shifts his focus to pursue his artistic en...

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Sarah Trebicka

Editor-in-Chief

Senior Sarah Trebicka is a four-year staff reporter and former two-year Our World editor, now serving as editor-in-chief for the Spotlight. In addition to the newspaper, this year she’s also part of the Spartan News and Nationa...

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Danielle Alpert

News Editor

Senior Danielle Alpert four-year staff reporter and former two-year center spread editor, now serving as news editor for the Spotlight. In addition to the newspaper, she is a teen counselor at SLHS, and she has been dancing for 14...

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Townsend Colley

Sports Editor

Senior Townsend Colley is a four-year staff reporter and third-year sports editor for the Spotlight. In addition to writing for the newspaper, he plays varsity football. One of his favorite things to do is sit down on a Saturday...

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