2021-2022 Staff

Thomas Hartill
Editor in Chief

Thomas Hartill

Thomas has been on The Stinger since his sophomore year. For two years, he held the position of Deputy Arts & Culture Editor. For his senior year, Thomas is Editor in Chief of The Stinger. Thomas is also a member of NHS and German Club. His favorit...

Lin Luo
Multimedia Editor

Lin Luo

Lin is a senior and has been on staff since the beginning of her sophomore year. She started as a staff writer her sophomore year, was the Social Media Editor her junior year, and is now the Multimedia Editor. In additi...

Devon Helmer
News Editor

Devon Helmer

Devon is currently a sophomore and joined the Stinger in the spring of 2020. Outside of the classroom, she is involved in Interact Club and is a Girls on the Run Coach. In her free time, Devon loves to exercise, go thrifting,...

Ari Bowman
Opinion Editor

Ari Bowman

Ari has been on The Stinger for three years. Aside from The Stinger, Ari is President of Academic Team and is involved in Young Democrats and Latin Club. Outside of school, he likes to make art, watch horror films, and play with...

Rylee Dang
Features Editor

Rylee Dang

Rylee is a senior who has been on The Stinger for three years, writing as a Deputy Sports Editor, a Deputy Features Editor, and this year as the Features Editor. She is involved with NHS and is the secretary of FBLA, bu...

Adithi Katikhaneni
Arts & Culture Editor

Adithi Katikhaneni

Adithi has been a member of The Stinger since her freshman year; she started experimenting in Features and then transitioned through Opinion and finally into Arts & Culture. She was previously the Deputy Opinion Editor and is now the Arts & Cultu...

Liza Duerholz
Sports Editor

Liza Duerholz

Liza is currently a junior and joined The Stinger her sophomore year, testing out roles in every section before landing as Sports Editor. In addition to the Stinger, Liza is the Vice President of Mock Trial,...

Bethany Brown
Photo Editor

Bethany Brown

Bethany Brown is a senior at Emmaus High School. She joined the Stinger as a staff photographer during her freshman year. She enjoys running cross country and hurdling on the track and field team. Besides photography, B...

Huy Huynh
Deputy Multimedia Editor

Huy Huynh

Huy Huynh is in 11th grade and is part of the online team for the Stinger. He does volunteer work for the Youth Council and is part of the Computer Club, Key Club, and ACSL. He loves to play chess, code, and crack corny...

Emma Dela Cruz
Deputy Multimedia Editor & Copy Editor

Emma Dela Cruz

Emma is a Copy Editor and Deputy Multimedia Editor for The Stinger, which she joined in her freshman year. She's also involved in Habitat for Humanity and Interact Club, and writes as a correspondent between EHS and Eas...

Keira Davies
Deputy News Editor

Keira Davies

Keira Davies is the Deputy News Editor for The Stinger. She is in the 10th grade. In her free time, she enjoys kayaking, hiking, and reading. She also is a pole vaulter for the Emmaus Track and Field team. ...

Belle Lees
Deputy News Editor

Belle Lees

Belle has been on The Stinger for three years. She has been a Deputy Opinion Editor and a Deputy News Editor, and she returned to her role as a Deputy News Editor this year. In addition to being on The Stinger, Belle is...

Sophia DePhillips
Deputy Opinion Editor

Sophia DePhillips

Sophia has been on The Stinger for two years, once as a staff writer and now as Deputy Opinion Editor. She is also involved in orchestra, National Honor Society, and the EHS Black Student Union. Outside of school she en...

Olivia Marler
Deputy Opinion Editor

Olivia Marler

Olivia is a senior this year and is a Deputy Opinion Editor. Olivia is a member of National Honor Society and participates in Key Club. Outside of school, she dances on a competitive dance team and helps teach dance cla...

Sydnie Howard
Deputy Features Editor

Sydnie Howard

Sydnie is a senior having been on The Stinger for two years, formerly a staff writer but now Deputy Editor of Features. She is also a part of National Honor Society and the EHS Black Student Union. Outside of school, sh...

Caroline Schaffer
Deputy Features Editor

Caroline Schaffer

Caroline has been on The Stinger since her sophomore year as a staff writer and is now currently a senior with the position of Deputy Features Editor. In school, she a part of EHS Gratitude Club to give back...

Aedan Whalen
Deputy Arts & Culture Editor

Aedan Whalen

Aedan Whalen is a senior, and he is cool. He enjoys tennis and guitar. He is involved with the Mock Trial team and the tennis team. Outside of school, he likes to sing and produce music.

Sadie Dallas
Deputy Arts & Culture Editor

Sadie Dallas

Sadie has been part of The Stinger since her junior year. She is also a member of National Honor Society and the Theater Department. In her free time, she is an avid reader and enjoys watching movies, antiquing, and dot...

Lauren Riazzi
Deputy Sports Editor

Lauren Riazzi

This is Lauren's first year on the Stinger as Deputy Sports Editor. She takes part in Habitat for Humanity and Interact Club. Outside of school, she also raises guide dogs for the Seeing Eye of Morristown, New Jersey. I...

Maximus McGrath
Deputy Sports Editor

Maximus McGrath

This is Maximus' first year on the Stinger as he joins as a Deputy Sports Editor. Maximus is also a member of Key Club and the Emmaus Boys Soccer Team. Outside of school, he loves to run, go to the gym, and golf. ...

Alice Adams
Deputy Photo Editor

Alice Adams

Alice is a photographer for The Stinger and has been since the beginning of her freshman year. Outside of school, she enjoys reading classics and poetry, listening to music, stand-up paddleboarding, and photography. Outside of...

Emma Arakkal
Copy Editor

Emma Arakkal

Emma is a senior and has joined The Stinger during the 2021-2022 school year: currently she is serving as a Copy Editor. She is also involved in the Astronomy Club and the Steel Hornets. Outside of school, Emma enjoys r...

Maeve Yanes
Copy Editor & Columnist

Maeve Yanes

This is Maeve's second year on The Stinger. Maeve is a part of Model UN, Key Club, and Theatre Club. Outside of school, she is a horror blogger, podcaster, performer, and business owner. Maeve also has a passion for community...

Grayson Navarro
Copy Editor & Columnist

Grayson Navarro

This is Grayson's first year as a member of The Stinger. He likes to sing and is also also a member of Chorale. Grayson is a huge anime fan and enjoys cosplaying with my family; he also plays ukulele and often goes on long bike...

Mandy Zhang
Illustrator

Mandy Zhang

Mandy is a junior and is joining The Stinger this year as an Illustrator. Outside of school, she enjoys drawing, painting, listening to music, and biking. ...

Giana Pistoria
Staff Writer & Photographer

Giana Pistoria

Giana is a junior at Emmaus and recently joined The Stinger during her sophomore year. She is a member of Interact Club, and outside of school she enjoys listening to music, playing volleyball, hanging out with her frie...

Ayaan Shah
Staff Writer

Ayaan Shah

This is Ayaan's first year on The Stinger. He is a member of Latin Club, Mock Trial, and Students Organizing Against Racism. In his free time, Ayaan likes to read, write, and make bonsai. His favorite movies and TV show...

Gwyneth Magida
Staff Writer

Gwyneth Magida

Gwyneth is a sophomore and a first-year staff writer on The Stinger. She is also a part of Habitat for Humanity and on the Emmaus volleyball team. Outside of school, Gwyneth loves to hang out with her friends and family...

Maddie Hess
Columnist

Maddie Hess

Maddie is a columnist for the Stinger and has been since the beginning of her junior year. Outside of school she enjoys reading, playing volleyball, and organizing random things! ...

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