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2019-2020 Staff

Lydia Vandre

Copy/Online editor-in-chief

Lydia Vandre is a sophomore at Middletown High School. This is her second year of journalism and she is really loving all that comes from this class. Lydia is on the MHS field hockey team this year, as well as the MHS lacrosse...

Leah Heon

RT Magazine executive producer

Leah Heon is a senior at Middletown High School and is in her fourth semester of journalism. After high school, she plans to pursue either broadcast journalism or political science at a four-year university, as she has grown to...

Juliana Foster

Entertainment staff

Juliana Foster is a senior at Middletown High School this year. She enjoys reading, making music and taking naps whenever possible. You can catch her on or behind the stage of the MHS Drama productions, as theatre has become a p...

Josh Ackermann

RT reporter

Josh Ackermann is a junior at Middletown High School. He is currently in his first semester in journalism 1 and plans to pursue political science in college. He enjoys skiing and playing video games in his free time. He is also...

Sarah Buohl

RT reporter

Sarah Buohl is a junior at Middletown High School. This will be her first year in journalism. Sarah enjoys teaching and working with young children and wants to pursue a teaching career. She is part of the Middletown Marching...

Soleil Cardamone

RT reporter

Soleil Cardamone is a sophomore at Middletown High School. She has joined this journalism class due to her love of writing and reporting. She hopes that this class can further her experience and she is in hopes that it will continue...

Paige Henson

RT reporter

Paige Henson in a junior at Middletown High School. This is her first semester in journalism. She hopes to attend college for four years and become a social worker. Outside of school, Paige dances at Dance Dynamics Studio of Dance...

Erin Kady

RT reporter

Erin Kady is a sophomore at Middletown High School. She is a member of the high school’s dance team and is a dancer at the Dee Buchanan Studio of Dance. Her interests include watching Netflix, listening to classic rock and learning...

Ben Kincaid

RT reporter

Ben Kincaid is a junior at Middletown High School. This is his first semester as a journalism student. He hopes to attend college and study sports broadcasting and photography. In his free time, he enjoys playing video games and...

RaeAna Kincaid

RT reporter

RaeAna Kincaid is a freshman at Middletown High School. This is RaeAna’s first year of journalism. RaeAna plays soccer on the high school JV team and club soccer at FC Frederick. RaeAna’s position is goal keeper and loves...

Emma Kufta

RT reporter

Emma Kufta is a freshman at Middletown High School. She is embarking on her first semester of journalism. She dances at the Dee Buchanan Studio of Dance six days a week. In her free time, she enjoys listening to music, hanging...

Katie Lucas

RT reporter

Katie Lucas is sophomore at Middletown High School. This is her first of hopefully many semesters in journalism. While not in the classroom she plays on the girls JV soccer team, creates art, enjoys various music genres and helps...

Luke McLister

RT reporter

Luke McLister is a sophomore at Middletown High School. This is his first semester in journalism. Along with hanging out with his family and friends, Luke enjoys running, playing basketball, playing video games, watching youtube...

Spencer Moazed

RT reporter

Spencer Moazed is a sophomore at Middletown High School. He is currently in his first semester of journalism. Most people would proceed to put any sports or clubs they are involved here. He is not involved in any sports or clubs;...

Haille Otto

RT reporter

Haille Otto is a freshman at Middletown High School. This is her first semester of journalism. Haille plans on living in Oregon after college because she loves beavers, enjoys long walks on the beach and alphabet soup. In her...

Olivia Ramsey

RT reporter

Olivia Ramsey is a freshman at Middletown High School. This is her first year in journalism, and she plan to pursue journalism in college. She lives on a farm and loves animals and nature. In her free time she enjoys running and...

Kaylie Salser

RT reporter

Kaylie Salser is a freshman at Middletown High School. She is taking theatre, American Sign Language and of course journalism courses. In her spare time, you can usually find her talking with friends on the phone, doing homework...

Jack Schmiel

RT reporter

Jack Schmiel is a freshman at Middletown High School. This is his first semester in journalism. He plays basketball and likes to exercise often. Some of his favorite hobbies include running, playing basketball, playing football...

Lydia Vandre

RT online/copy editor-in-chief

Lydia Vandre is a sophomore at Middletown High School. This is her second year of journalism and she is really loving all that comes from this class. Lydia is on the MHS field hockey team this year, as well as the MHS lacrosse...

Baron Ropp

RT today highlights assistant producer

Baron Ropp is a sophomore at Middletown High School, taking his second semester of journalism this year. In his free time, he runs cross country and track for the high school, and he also likes playing basketball. He likes to...

Reese Poffenbarger

RT today highlights producer

Reese Poffenbarger is a senior at Middletown High School and plans on attending a 4 year university and majoring in Communications. He is the Quarterback for the MHS football team.  

Gabby Pieklo

RT social media editor

Gabrielle Pieklo is a sophomore at Middletown High School. This is her second semester of journalism. She is the goalie for the JV MHS field hockey team. She enjoys cooking, baking, crafting and hanging out with her family. She...

Ethan Mullican

RT wrap producer

Ethan Mullican is a junior at Middletown High School.  He is entering his second and third semesters of journalism this year.  He is planning on joining the track team this spring and currently volunteers as a coach for the...

Joe Montgomery

RT today executive producer

Joe Montgomery is a senior at Middletown High School. He is entering his 4thand 5thsemesters in journalism. He is currently a captain on the school golf team. In his free time, he enjoys golfing, fishing, and watching his favo...

Brandon Malko

RT wrap commentary producer

Brandon Malko is a Senior at Middletown High School and this is his fourth year in journalism. He plays varsity football for the school number 17. He's a wide receiver and defensive back. He plans to major as a lawyer in college...

Jordan Long

RT managing editor

Jordan Long is a senior at Middletown High School. This is her fifth semester in journalism, and she plans to pursue journalism in college. Jordan also has been playing softball for eight years and she hopes to play in college....

Morgan Vandre

RT wrap producer

Morgan Vandre is currently a sophomore at Middletown High School and is taking her second semester of journalism this year. She’s excited to continue to learn new skills and make content for the school. In her spare time, she...

Lauren Leatherman

RT Today executive producer

Lauren Leatherman is a senior at Middletown High School. This is her third semester of journalism and she plans on pursuing International Relations in college. Lauren also runs on the varsity indoor and outdoor track and field...

Ryan Lawler

RT Wrap national news segment producer

Ryan Lawler is a junior at Middletown High School. This is his second year in the Journalism program at his school. His goal is to hopefully become a lawyer after college. He is on the MHS track and field team doing discus. In...

Hanna Green

RT Wrap local news segment producer:

Hanna Green is a senior at Middletown High School and this is her fifth semester in journalism. She plans to pursue her career in nursing and hopes to go to Towson or Salisbury University.  Hanna enjoys music and hanging out...

Juliana Foster

RT Wrap national lifestyle segment producer

Juliana Foster is a senior at Middletown High School this year. She enjoys reading, making music and taking naps whenever possible. You can catch her on or behind the stage of the MHS Drama productions, as theatre has become a p...

Bradley Bohanan

RT Wrap producer

Bradley Bohanan is a senior at Middletown High School. He is in his fourth semester of journalism. He enjoys watching sports and his favorite teams are the Washington Nationals and Washington Capitals. He enjoys recording sports...

Jayden Bidle

RT Wrap commentary assistant producer

Jayden Bidle is a senior at Middletown High School and is in her second semester of journalism. After high school, she plans to pursue dance and choreography as a career path, as she has danced since she was the age of two. Outside...

Mallory Beck

RT Wrap producer

Mallory Beck is a junior at Middletown High School. This year, she is taking on her second semester in journalism. Mallory loves working in the filming studio, whether it be on or off camera, she enjoys it all. Outside of school,...

Sophie Weinstein

RT reporterSophie is a junior at Middletown High School in her first semester of journalism.She enjoys watching Netflix, playing guitar, skateboarding and listening to various music genres. She wants to pursue her education at the University of southern California or at Berklee collage of music.

Sophie is a junior at Middletown High School in her first semester of journalism. She enjoys watching Netflix, playing guitar,  skateboarding and listening to various music genres. She wants to pursue her education at the University...

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