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The Penndulum

The Penndulum

2023-2024 Staff

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Allyson Ricciardi

Allyson Ricciardi, Grade 12. Interests include water polo, swimming, painting, NHS, surfing, snowboarding, and hanging with friends. Allyson plans to attend Siena College to study pre-law and hopes to pursue a law degree at Alba...

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Jacqueline Wagner

Jacqueline Wagner, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include dance, Mini-THON, Link Crew, executive council, Formula 1, drawing, writing, and spending time with friends and family. Jacqueline's goals include going to college to major...

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Tyler VanDerMark

Tyler VanDerMark, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include flying planes, traveling, lacrosse, and watching NASCAR. Tyler will be attending Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University to study Aeronautical Science and pursue a career in commercial...

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Camilla Valletta

Camilla Valletta, Grade 12. Her interests and hobbies include playing violin, reading, writing, and art. She plans to go to college and major in English and creative writing.

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Krislyn Strohl

Krislyn Strohl, Grade 12. Interests and hobbies include theatre, NHS, writing, SFX, exploring new places outdoors, cinematography, and hanging out with friends and family. Krislyn will attend college and major in Film Production...

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Sydney Sica

Sydney Sica, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include snowboarding, listening to music, going to the beach, traveling, and hanging out with friends and family. Sydney plans on attending Millersville University to major in business...

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Alexandra Roehl

Alexandra Roehl is a senior at Pennridge. She is involved in musical theater, tennis, Key Club, NHS, and Link Crew. Outside of school, she is a hostess at a restaurant. Alex's interests include fashion, watching movies, and hanging...

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Nikki Rindone

Nikki Rindone, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include volleyball, basketball, track, NHS, drawing, and spending time with her family, friends, and dogs. Nikki plans on studying kinesiology and sports medicine to become an athletic...

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Jake Potter

Jake Potter, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include playing hockey, riding dirt bikes, and driving. He plans to attend Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. Jake will be majoring in Aerospace Engineering. The school is located in...

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Kendall Posey

Kendall Posey, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include lacrosse, reading, traveling, and cooking. She is the captain of the lacrosse and cross-country teams and is involved in NHS, Key Club, and Executive Council treasurer/president....

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Hudson Poe

Hudson Poe, Grade 12. Hudson enjoys strategy games, logic puzzles, sci-fi movies, spending time with his family, and math. He is an active member in NHS and FCA. He plans to go to a currently undetermined college to study physics...

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Will Phelan

Will Phelan, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include filmmaking, NHS, hanging out with friends and family, video editing, writing, and video editing. Will plans to attend the Savannah College of Art and Design to study film directing...

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Lia Peralta Joa

Lia Peralta Joa, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include dancing, theater, NHS, the Pennridge Student Council, going to amusement parks, traveling, playing board games, self-care, and hanging out with friends and family. Lia hopes...

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Natalie Pappas

Natalie Pappas, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include running, going to the gym, reading, NHS, executive council, being with family and friends, traveling, and spending summers at the beach. Natalie plans to further her education...

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Breanna Oertel

Breanna Oertel, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include soccer, running, coaching, going to the beach and lake, camping, and spending time with family and friends. Breanna plans to attend Gwynedd Mercy University to study nursing...

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Silas Nathan

Silas Nathan, Grade 12. Silas's in-school involvement includes theatre, NHS, and GSA. Outside of school, they enjoy playing guitar, drumming, singing, crocheting, and drawing. They plan to attend Drexel University to study psychology...

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Liam Molyneux

Liam Molyneux, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include playing lacrosse, watching sports, hanging out with friends, traveling, and going to the beach. Liam plans to attend a four-year college where he will study and major in political...

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Isabel Mistretta

Isabel Mistretta, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include dancing, NHS, executive council, link crew, language and culture, hanging out with friends and family, and listening to music. After high school, Isabel plans to study Spanish...

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Thomas McGann

Thomas McGann, Grade 12. Interests include running track and cross country.

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Teagan McCalley

Teagan McCalley, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include traveling, hanging out with friends and family, cooking, crafting, skiing, hiking, and going to the beach. Teagan plans to attend college after high school, possibly at West...

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Arabella Maguire

Arabella Maguire, Grade 12.  Interests/hobbies include reading, baking, listening to music, photography, hiking, and hanging out with friends.  Arabella plans to attend Kutztown University to study psychology and later move...

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Bennett Lomax Jr.

Bennett Lomax Jr, Grade 12. Interests/ hobbies include running, swimming, makeup, reading, drawing, cooking, and baking, and is a member of the minority inclusive club. Bennett plans to attend Oregon State University to pursue...

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Heidi Landis

Heidi Landis, Grade 12. Interests include fashion, hiking, traveling, Unified club, and sports. Heidi plans to attend the University of Delaware or Thomas Jefferson University to study Fashion merchandising.

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Aaron Ladd

Aaron Ladd, Grade 12. Interests include volleyball, drumming, escape rooms, playing video games, and learning different ways to execute math problems. Aaron currently works for Ludwig Renovations and works to renovate customer's...

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Matthew Kriney

Matthew Kriney, Grade 12. Hobbies and Interests include Sports, traveling, working, building, and relaxing. Matthew plans to attend a college TBD and study Finance and Business. After receiving his master's, he has goals of working...

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Meghan Kessler

Meghan Kessler, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include volleyball, National Honor Society, Unified Club, babysitting, cooking/baking, and hanging out with family and friends. Meghan plans on attending a 4-year university as a communications...

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Tori Kemmerling

Tori Kemmerling, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include singing, writing, and hanging out with friends and family. Tori plans to attend Bucks County Community College and then Messiah University to study journalism and hopes to be...

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Nicholas Katits

Nicholas Katits, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include writing, producing, and making music, collecting records and other music formats, spending time with friends and family, and creating art. Nicholas plans on attending Montgomery...

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Kelsey Hunsberger

Kelsey Hunsberger, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include traveling, working in personal and memory care, reading, working with children, and hanging out with friends and family. Kelsey plans to attend college in the fall at West...

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Keira Horensky

Keira Horensky, Grade 12.  Interests/Hobbies include field hockey, NHS, and traveling. Keira plans to attend Lock Haven University to play field hockey and study mathematics.

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Paige Fenley

Paige Fenley, Grade 11. Her interests/hobbies include playing hockey for Pennridge Girls Ice Hockey, going hiking, drawing, creative writing, hanging out with friends and family, traveling, listening to music, and attending c...

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Ava Dunbar

Ava Dunbar, Grade 12. Interests and hobbies include photography, reading, baking, and spending time with family and friends. Ava currently works at a daycare and plans to attend Kutztown University for elementary education.

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Natalie Duminiak

Natalie Duminiak, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include Mini-THON, NHS, playing violin, reading, listening to music, and spending time with family and friends. Natalie plans to attend college and major in English.

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Christian Cullen

Christian Cullen, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include NHS, Link Crew, volleyball, snowboarding, and going to the mountains. Christian plans to attend either Rutgers University or Penn State University to study Pre-Law or Economics.

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Anna Croyle

Anna Croyle, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include playing soccer, hanging out with friends and family, going to the beach, watching movies, and attending YoungLife, NHS, and Key Club. Anna plans to attend Syracuse University to study spor...

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Sophie Craig

Sophie Craig, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include hanging out with friends, cooking, baking, reading, traveling, working out, and lying in her bed. Sophie plans to attend a four-year college and is still undecided about what she...

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Emma Casey

Emma Casey, Grade 12. Hobbies/interests include volleyball, unified club, executive council, traveling, going to the beach with my family, and hanging out with friends. Emma plans to attend a four-year university to study nursing...

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Lindsey Campione

Lindsey Campione, Grade 12. Interests/Hobbies include field hockey, NHS, Key Club, online shopping, vacationing, going out for food, and spending time with friends and family. Lindsey plans to attend Messiah University to study...

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Alex Blount

Alex Blount, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include lifting, camping, hiking, being adventurous, and spending time with friends. Alex plans to attend college at Penn State, Drexel, or Stevens Institute of Technology for mechanical...

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Kyle Bergey

Kyle Bergey, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include band, hanging out with family and friends, video games, and sports. Kyle plans to attend college to study sports media and hopes to pursue a bachelor's degree in sports media.

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Antonia Barley

Antonia Barley, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include football, NHS, MiniTHON, executive council, paddle boarding, CrossFit, hanging out with friends, and family, traveling, surfing, and praying. Antonia plans to attend Penn State...

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Izabela Baldovin

Izabela Baldovin, Grade 12. Hobbies/Interests include soccer, NHS, skiing, and the beach. Izabela will attend Arcadia University to study actuarial science.

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Paige Agnew

Paige Agnew, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include running, dancing, hiking, link crew, and hanging out with friends and family. Paige plans to attend Arcadia Univerity to study physical therapy.