The student news site of Emmaus High School

THE STINGER

THE STINGER

The student news site of Emmaus High School

THE STINGER

THE STINGER

2021-2022 Staff

Huy Huynh
Multimedia Editor

Huy Huynh

Huy Huynh has been on the Stinger for 2 years and is currently the multimedia editor. He is involved in the Lehigh Valley Youth Council, American Computer Science League, Economics Club, Mock Trials, and National Honor ...

Maeve Yanes
Features Editor

Maeve Yanes

Maeve Yanes has been on The Stinger since her sophomore year. She is very active in Emmaus’ theater and music department. Maeve is also a member of Star of the Day Theatre Company and a founding member of the Youth Advisory...

Maximus McGrath
Sports Editor

Maximus McGrath

Maximus McGrath has been on the Stinger for 2 years and is currently the managing sports editor. He also participates in Key Club, National Honor Society, Emmaus boys soccer, and plays for Lehigh Valley United outside o...

Alice Adams
Photo Editor

Alice Adams

Alice is a photographer for The Stinger and has been since the beginning of her freshman year. She is involved in National Honor Society, Collage Magazine, and National Parks Club. Outside of school, she enjoys reading, listening...

Maddie Hess
Deputy News Editor

Maddie Hess

Maddie Hess has been on The Stinger for just over a year and is currently a deputy news editor. She is involved in Mock Trial, French Club, Young Democrats Club, Students Organizing Against Racism, Susan Wild's Camp...

Bek Lopez
Deputy Opinion Editor

Bek Lopez

Bek is a sophomore involved in theater and Collage Magazine. Outside of school, they enjoy reading and writing, stargazing, listening to music, and having a good cup of hot cocoa. ...

Keira Davies
Deputy Opinion Editor

Keira Davies

Keira Davies has been a part of Stinger for one year now and is currently a deputy editor of opinion. She is a pole vaulter on the Emmaus track and field. When she is not at school she enjoys being outdoors rock...

Grayson Navarro
Deputy Features Editor

Grayson Navarro

Grayson Navarro has been on The Stinger since his sophomore year. He currently works as a deputy features editor but served as a copy editor and columnist for the past two years. He is a part of Emmaus' Track and Field team, National...

Giana Pistoria
Deputy Arts & Culture Editor

Giana Pistoria

Giana is a senior, has been on The Stinger for 2 years, and is a deputy arts and culture editor. She is a member of National Honor Society and Interact Club, along with being a Hornet Ambassador. She enjoys list...

Lauren Riazzi
Deputy Sports Editor

Lauren Riazzi

Lauren Riazzi is a junior at EHS and this is her second year on The Stinger. Lauren is also involved in Interact Club and Science Olympiad. Outside of school, she volunteers for the Seeing Eye and enjoys reading...

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...

Kipper (left) and Amber (right)
Furry Feature Editors

Kipper and Amber

Kipper is 4, loves long walks on Willow, and belly rubs. Amber is 12, is a menace to society, and loves doing yoga.

Aedan Whalen
Former 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.

Sophia DePhillips
Former 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...

Sydnie Howard
Former 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...

Emma Arakkal
Former 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...

Mandy Zhang
Editorial Cartoonist & Graphic Designer.

Mandy Zhang

Mandy has been on The Stinger for 2 years and is currently an editorial cartoonist & graphic designer. Outside of school, she enjoys drawing, painting, listening to music, and biking. ...

Olivia Marler
Former 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...

Gwyneth Magida
Former 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...

Sadie Dallas
Former 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...

Emma Dela Cruz
Social Media Editor

Emma Dela Cruz

Emma Dela Cruz has been on The Stinger since her freshman year and is now the Social Media Editor. At EHS, she is involved with Interact Club, and outside of school, she writes for the East Penn Press, plays the piano, ...

Thomas Hartill
Former 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...

Rylee Dang
Former 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...

Devon Helmer
Managing Editor

Devon Helmer

Devon is a senior and joined The Stinger in the spring of 2020, serving as News Editor last year and Managing editor this year. Devon is a member of National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, Hornet Ambassadors, and...

Bethany Brown
Former 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...

Belle Lees
Former 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...

Lin Luo
Former 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...

Liza Duerholz
Editor-in-Chief

Liza Duerholz

Liza is a senior and joined The Stinger her sophomore year, serving as Sports Editor last year and Editor-in-Chief this year. Liza is also the president of Mock Trial, and a member of the girls tennis team, ...

Caroline Schaffer
Former 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...

Ari Bowman
Former 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...

Adithi Katikhaneni
Former 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...

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