The Spotlight

2022-2023 Staff

Kishore Annambhotla
Editor-in-Chief

Kishore Annambhotla

Sophomore Kishore Annambhotla is a second-year staff reporter and current Our World and Entertainment editor for the Spotlight. He is also a member of the Art and Literature Club, Scholastic Scrimmage, Key Club, and No Place for Hate. Kishore is also gifted in the sport of tennis, and plays for the Southern Lehigh boys tennis team. He is a lover of trivia, writing, and media, who enjoys watching film...

Alexis Behrens
Our World Editor

Alexis Behrens

Freshman Alexis Behrens is a first-year staff reporter for the Spotlight. She is also a member of the Speech and Debate team. Alexis has always been interested in reading and writing, which eventually kick-started her journey of writing her own plot lines and works of fiction. In the future, Alexis plans to attend college in hopes of becoming a foreign service officer.

Morgan Downing
Opinion Editor

Morgan Downing

Freshman Morgan Downing is a first-year staff reporter for the Spotlight. She also participates in Key Club and Avedium. Morgan loves to hike, travel, and read, as well as learn the French and Latin languages. She enjoys photography and illustrating bullet journals. In the future, Morgan plans to go to college, possibly majoring in history or science. 

Christiana Lycette
News Editor

Christiana Lycette

Sophomore Christiana Lycette is a first-year staff reporter for the Spotlight. She is also involved in MiniTHON, Aevidum, FBLA, Student Council, and is running for vice president of her class. When she isn’t in school, Christiana enjoys biking, playing lacrosse, tennis, and spending time with her friends and family. After high school, she hopes to attend college with dreams of becoming an endocrino...

Alaina Patel
Features Editor

Alaina Patel

Junior Alaina Patel is a first-year reporter for the Spotlight. She is a member of the cross country team, the track and field team, orchestra, National Honor Society, Key Club, Teen Counseling, Aevidum, and Spartan Ambassadors. Outside of school, she plays soccer, and enjoys hiking and playing with her dog, Stormy. After high school she intends to pursue her passion as an engineer....

Sophia Lycette
Sports Editor

Sophia Lycette

Sophomore Sophia Lycette is a first-year staff reporter for the Spotlight. She is also involved in many clubs including MiniTHON, Student Council, Key Club, and Angel 34, and she is a member of the lacrosse team. In her free time she enjoys baking, bike rides, adventuring, and tennis. In the future, Sophia hopes to attend UPenn or NYU to study English or science.  

Gianna Cusumano
Entertainment Editor

Gianna Cusumano

Freshman Gianna Cusumano is a first-year staff reporter for the Spotlight. She also plays volleyball and participates in Speech & Debate, Student Council, and student body. Gianna is a creative, kind, and smart individual who is motivated by her desire to better herself. Outside of school, her hobbies include watching movies, drawing, and writing. She hopes to achieve her goals by not procrastinatin...

Mack Morgan
Center Spread Layout Editor

Mack Morgan

Junior Mackenzie Morgan is a first-year staff reporter for the Spotlight. She is also a member of GSA and Yearbook. Mack plays ice hockey for the Bethlehem Phantoms Youth and has won two championships. Her other hobbies include working out, swimming, running, cooking, and playing around with technology. Mackenzie’s personality can be described as an ENFP (Extraversion, Intuition, Feeling, Perception)...

Isabelle Johnson
Social Media Editor

Isabelle Johnson

Sophomore Isabelle Johnson is a first-year staff reporter for the Spotlight. She joined in order to share her ideas and hear the stories of others, and as well as improve her own writing. Izzy is an avid swimmer who is close to her family and friends. In the future, she plans to go to college and continue her swimming career.  

Kelcie Wagner
Web Editor

Kelcie Wagner

Freshman Kelcie Wagner is a first-year staff reporter for the Spotlight. In addition, she is a member of the cheer and track and field teams, as well as the Varsity Club. Her favorite movie is “Wonder Woman” and her favorite book series is Harry Potter. In the future, Kelcie plans to attend college to become a lawyer.

Elizabeth Monroe
Web Editor

Elizabeth Monroe

Sophomore Elizabeth “Ellie” Monroe is a first-year staff reporter for the Spotlight. Her passion to write for the newspaper inspired her to join the journalism program. She also participates in soccer, lacrosse, and winter track as well as Speech and Debate where she competes in Lincoln-Douglas Debate. When Ellie is not on the soccer field, firing back an impressive rebuttal, or any other one of h...

Lorelei Reigle
Staff Reporter

Lorelei Reigle

Sophomore Lorelei Reigle is a first-year staff reporter for the Spotlight. They enjoy creative writing and reading: their favorite book is The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt. Lorelei also likes art and spending time with their cat. They one day hope to go to their dream travel location, which is Europe....

Evelyn Wang
Staff Reporter

Evelyn Wang

Freshman Evelyn Wang is a first-year staff reporter for the Spotlight. Evelyn participates in Southern Lehigh Girls Tennis, winning the District 3A Doubles Tournament and advancing on to the PIAA State Championships this year. When she is not watching professional tennis (she’s a big fan of Roger Federer) or playing Minecraft, Evelyn would probably be found playing the piano....

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