The Spotlight

2011-2012 Staff

Lauren Gross

Lauren Gross has been a member of the Spotlight for four years, where she has been a staff reporter, features editor, news editor and managing editor. During high school, Lauren has been a part of varsity and competition cheer leading, WSOL morning announcements,  Teen Counseling, and Varsity Club. In her spare time, Lauren enjoys baking, cooking, crafting, and picking flowers from the garden ...

Casey Anthony

  Casey Anthony has been a part of the Spotlight staff for all of her four years at Southern Lehigh High School. She was the features editor for her sophomore and junior year, and was promoted to the highest spot, editor-in-chief, for her senior year. During high school she was a member of the robotics team, National Honor Society, teen counseling, and Key Club, where she was secretary during ...

McKenzie Browne

McKenzie Browne was part of the Spotlight Staff for four years and an editor for three. She has made a significant impact on the newspaper as editor of the Entertainment and Features pages. Apart from writing articles and slaving over InDesign, Kenzie boasts an impressive background in the sport of inline speed skating. Since speed skating is not in the Olympics yet, she has to compete to qualif...

Cody Heffelfinger

Cody Heffelfinger was a four-year member of the Spotlight staff.  He became the assistant sports editor midway through his freshman year and as a sophomore stepped up to claim the sports editor role, a position he has held for three years.   Cody’s four years at SLHS have been outstanding not only academically but also athletically. He earned three varsity letters for football and two letters for baske...

Jacob Boyer

Jacob Boyer was a member of the Spotlight staff for four years. Last year, he was video co-editor, and stepped up to become the sole video editor for the Spotlight his senior year. Jacob was also on the swim team and played an influential role on the morning announcements, either designing graphics or serving as director. Jacob will attend Kutztown University where he plans to major i...

Ashley Zamichieli

Ashley Zamichieli has been on the Spotlight staff for four years. Starting as a freshman staff reporter, she progressed to features editor in tenth grade, and in during her junior and senior years, she has served as editor of both the news and the our world pages. Ashley participates in many extracurricular activities. She is a member of National Honor Society, Key Club, Student Forum, and Stude...

Kylie Schmitt

Kylie Schmitt was part of the Spotlight staff since she was a freshman and an editor since she was a sophomore. She is a three-year center spread editor, and also shared the role of web editor during her senior year. Outside of the student newspaper, Kylie was a member of the Varsity Club, Student Council, French Club, and the National Honor Society. She also participated in winter and spring...

Dana DiGiovanni

Few on the Spotlight staff has been both a reporter and editor for all four years of their high school career-- this all changed when Dana DiGiovanni entered the Spotlight. With her intensive knowledge of InDesign and two-year reign as editor-in-chief, Dana has certainly set an impressive tone and standard for the remaining Spotlight staff. Dana started out her freshman year as a staff reporter, but soon...

Robyn Somers

Robyn Somers was a member of the Spotlight staff for four years, serving as a staff reporter for three years and web editor during her senior year. Throughout high school she was an active member in Young Americans for Freedom. Robyn was also a key member of the winter and spring track and field teams. She went to leagues and districts all four years and won many medals in the 100, 200, and ...

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