The Penndulum

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The Penndulum

The Penndulum

2021-2022 Staff

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Natalie Yilanjian

Natalie Yilanjian, Grade 12.  Interests/hobbies include playing lacrosse, LinkCrew, baking and cooking, shopping, and spending time with friends.  Natalie will be attending Marywood University to play lacrosse and pursue her...

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Hannah Trautner

Hannah Trautner, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include volunteering in different ministries at church, being an FCA leader, and hanging out with family. She works a few days a week as a babysitter. Hannah plans to attend Eastern...

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Elisa Wilson

Elisa Wilson, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include dancing, reading, Kpop/K-dramas, spending time with friends and family, and watching YouTube. Elisa plans on attending either Messiah University or West Chester University to pursue...

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Dean Wilson

Dean Wilson, senior, class of 2022. Dean is involved in both band and choir ensembles including; marching band, jazz band, musical theater, concert choir, and symphonic band. He hopes to pursue a career in music education and...

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Danny Whalen

Danny Whalen, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include swimming, water polo, late-night drives with friends, going to the beach in the summer, playing pool, and hanging out with friends and family. Danny plans on attending Millersville...

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Kayla Weise

Kayla Weise, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include Key Club, NHS, FCA, playing piano, spending time with family and friends, painting, and traveling. She spends a lot of her time volunteering at First Baptist Church of Perkasie,...

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Catelyn Thrush

Catelyn Thrush, Grade 12. Interests/ hobbies include softball, NHS, skiing/snowboarding, and hanging out with friends and family. Catelyn Thrush plans to attend UMBC to study biology and play softball. She hopes to become a nurse...

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Shreya Soni

Shreya Soni is a current senior at Pennridge High School. She enjoys singing, dancing, KPOP, roller coasters, literature, and watching sunrises. After high school, she plans to attend business school and study the business of...

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Annabelle Sharp

Annabelle Sharp, Grade 12, Interests/hobbies include dancing, president of the 2022 executive council, FBLA, NHS, SADD, link crew, hanging out with friends and family, and traveling. Annabelle plans to attend North Carolina State...

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Victoria Sabath

Victoria Sabath, Grade 12. Interests and hobbies include singing lessons, drawing, hanging out with friends and family, going on vacation, and trying new things. Victoria plans on attending Bucks County Community college for two...

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Robbie Pliszka

Robbie Pliszka, Grade 12. Interests are baseball, basketball, football, hanging out with family and friends, and watching sports. Robbie plans to attend Eastern or Juniata to pursue a business major while playing baseball in school.

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Tony Pena

A current senior at PHS, Tony enjoys volunteering, exercising, and sports. In school, he is involved in Key Club, NHS, and FBLA. After high school, he plans on going to college to become a pilot or an engineer.

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Edgar Alejandro Pena-Acosta

Edgar Alejandro Pena-Acosta, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include working, going out with friends, playing video games, and hiking. Edgar plans to attend Buck Community College for 2 years then transfer to the Pennsylvania College...

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Lizzie Padva

Lizzie Padva, Grade 12, Interest/hobbies include skiing and hangout with friends. In the future, Lizzie would like to go to college for marketing.

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Summer McLean

Summer McLean, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include field hockey, track and field, skiing, NHS, dance, and hanging out with friends.

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Justin McCormick

Paper View Plain Text View Justin McCormick, Grade 12. Interests/Hobbies include basketball, NHS, watching movies and tv shows, hanging out with friends, and going to the beach. Justin aspires to play Division III basketbal...

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Katie Loughran

Katie Loughran, Grade 12. Interests include field hockey, basketball, track and field, and hanging out with friends. Katie plans to attend Lycoming College to play field hockey and study education to become an elementary or special...

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Ashley Landis

Ashley Landis, Grade 12. Interest/hobbies include cooking, singing, playing guitar, spending time with friends and family, sewing, and sitting in the sun. Ashley does not have college plans at the moment but hopes to one day own...

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Lilly Huckerby

Lilly Huckerby, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include hanging out with friends, traveling, and going to the beach. Lilly plans on attending West Chester or Bloomsburg to major in early education and minor in special education.

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Landon Herbst

Paper View Plain Text View Landon Herbst, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include lacrosse, running, lifting, watching T.V shows, and hanging with friends and family. Landon plans to graduate from college at either Pitt Uni...

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Riley Hepler

Riley Hepler, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include soccer, babysitting, Key Club, traveling, and hanging out with friends and family. Riley has possibly considered Penn State University or James Madison University to further her...

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Bri Godwin

Bri Godwin, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include track specifically pole vault, NOVAcare club, powderpuff, traveling, and laying on the beach. Bri plans to attend Bloomsburg or Del Val to study clinical psychology. She plans to...

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Jenna Fanini

Jenna Fanini, Grade 12. Interests and hobbies include reading, art, ceramics, baking, spending time with family and friends, road trips, watching movies, and going on fun adventures. Jenna plans to attend Lehigh College for an...

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Aiden Dittmar

Aiden Dittmar, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include playing sports such as ice hockey and basketball, hanging out with friends and family, biking, and going to the beach. Aiden plans to attend West Chester University to study business.

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Gianna Derro

Gianna Derro, Grade 12. Interests include track and field, NHS, Key Club, going to the beach, and hanging out with friends and family. Gianna plans to attend college and hopes to major in Communications/Public Relations or Sports...

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Riley Denton

Riley Denton, Grade 12. Interests include football, basketball, baseball, playing soccer, running track/cross country, hanging out with friends, and making jokes. Riley plans to attend either Temple, Penn State, or Saint Joe's...

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Ava Conolly

Ava Conolly, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include water polo, swimming & diving, NHS, skiing, and Mini Thon. Ava doesn't know where she will attend school next year but plans to pursue a degree in chemical engineering.

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Kaelyn Casper

Kaelyn Casper, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include field hockey, hanging out with friends, going to the beach, going on runs and walks, and lifting. Kaelyn plans to attend Nichols College to study sports management.

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Miles Benner

Miles Benner, Grade 12. His interests are Driving and Writing. Miles Plans on going to Bucks County Community college after high school. He will major in business.

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Sarah Begley

Sarah Begley, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include running, ski and snowboard club, hunting, traveling, and spending time with my family and friends. Sarah plans to attend Liberty University or Duquesne to study early childhood...

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Kieran Banks

Kieran Banks is a current senior and serves as Captain of the Lacrosse Team. He enjoys cooking and hanging out with friends and family. He plans to go to Stevenson University to continue his educational and athletic career. Go...

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Zoe Ziegenfuss

Zoe Ziegenfuss, Grade 11. Interests and hobbies include skateboarding, reading, running, hanging out with friends and family, and traveling. Zoe plans to attend an out-of-state college on the west coast to study marine biology...

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Zarin Zaman

Zarin Zaman, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include Key Club, Pennridge Nova Upstanders Club, Mini-Thon, hanging out with friends, going on long drives, and spending summers at the shore. Zarin plans to go to college in the fall...

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Noah Wolf

Noah Wolf, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include animals, volunteering, video games, hanging out with friends and family, relaxing. Noah plans to attend Wheaton College or Gettysburg College to study biology and hopes to pursue a...

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Shreya Tripathi

Shreya Tripathi, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include Key Club, Executive Council, NHS, Mini-Thon, S.U.F.A, Red Cross Club, Build-On, volunteering at the Doylestown hospital, painting, baking, traveling, and hanging out with friends...

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Alexander Smith

Alexander Smith, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include games, working out, and hanging out with family. Alexander Plans on attending a technical college or joining the military.

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Arushi Singh

Arushi Singh, Grade 12, Interests/hobbies include reading, art, traveling, hiking, Red Cross, NHS, and FBLA. Arushi plans to attend college and study bioengineering and pursue a graduate degree in bioengineering. After college,...

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Jessica Sherer

Jessica Sherer, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include band, NHS, yearbook committee, practitioners club, art, and traveling. She also enjoys volunteering in her community’s Bean Bag Delivery program. Jessica hopes to attend C...

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Victoria Ruth

Victoria Ruth, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include crocheting, working out, journaling, hanging out with friends and family, and scrapbooking with my polaroid. Tori has three other siblings, ages 23, 26, and 28. Tori will be attending...

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James Peuplie

James Peuplie, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include cheerleading, watching my dogs, and going out with friends on the weekends. James plans to attend Indiana University of Pennsylvania for Criminology, Criminal Justice, and forensic...

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Caroline Montgomery

Caroline Montgomery, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include choir, drama, volunteering, reading, and spending time with friends. Caroline plans to attend college next fall and her goal is to eventually study abroad.

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Josephina Mason

Josephina Mason, Grade 12. Interests and hobbies include marching band, color guard, and baking. Josephina plans to attend Lehigh University or Lafayette University for a master's degree in chemical engineering. In college, she...

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Leah Malone

Leah Malone, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include soccer, photography, shopping, and spending time with her loved ones. Leah plans to attend High Point University in North Carolina, where she will major in advertising, public relations,...

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Chris Maguire

Chris Maguire, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include music, video games, and hanging out with friends. Chris plans to attend Duquesne University for accounting and hopes to obtain a CFE certification after.

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Amelia Loughery

Amelia Loughery, Grade 12. Interests/Hobbies: lacrosse, NHS, executive council, link crew, small group leader at her church, traveling, and hanging out with friends and family. After high school, Amelia will attend Liberty University...

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Hannah Laincz

Hannah Laincz, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include piano, guitar, painting, spending time with friends and family, being outdoors, and walking her dogs. Hannah plans to attend Bloomsburg University or West Chester University to...

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Emily Kriney

Emily Kriney, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include soccer, skiing, running, NHS, hanging out with friends and family, traveling, going on adventures, and going to the beach. Emily plans to attend a four-year college to study nu...

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Riley Kodidek

Riley Kodidek, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include volleyball, video games, hanging out with friends, traveling. Riley plans to attend college to play volleyball and pursue a bachelor's degree in computer science and has no plans...

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Odi Dibor

Odi Dibor. Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include Executive Council, Red Cross Club, Mini-THON, Key Club, National Honors Society, playing tennis, traveling, listening to music, and hanging out with friends. Odi plans on majoring...

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Emily Detwiler

Emily Detwiler, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include dancing, reading, Key Club, NHS, hanging out with friends, going to the beach, and traveling wherever she can. Emily plans to attend college to study communication with a concentration...

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Gabe Daubert

Gabe Daubert, Grade 12. Hobbies include running and golf. Gabe plans on attending either Penn State to study mechanical engineering and do ROTC or attend The United States Coast Guard Academy and study marine architecture and...

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Jude D’Agostino

Jude D'Agostino, Grade 12, Interest/hobbies include lifting, basketball, NHS, Younglife, playing Xbox, hanging with friends, and sleeping. Jude plans to attend West Chester University to study Exercise Science and hopes to pursue...

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Brenna Broadbent

Brenna Broadbent, Grade 11. Interests/hobbies include traveling, debate team, and spending time with family. Broadbent's interest in writing spurred from a childhood spent poring over fantasy and science fiction novels. In her...

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Zoe Boone

Zoe Boone, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include dancing, FBLA, spending time with loved ones, shopping, baking, and visiting the beach. Zoe plans to attend Clemson University or the University of South Carolina to get a bachelor's...

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Sophia Birnbaum

Sophia Birnbaum, Grade 12. Her hobbies and interests include listening to and writing music, playing tennis, spending time with her friends and family, and volunteering at local animal shelters. After high school, she plans to...

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Hannah Benson

Hannah Benson, Grade 12. Interests/hobbies include running, shopping, executive council, going to Avalon, worldwide traveling, and spending time with friends.  Hannah plans to attend the University of Texas Austin or Villanova...

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Michael Aichele

Michael Aichele, Grade 12. Intrests include, attending hockey games, fixing mechanical issues, and playing xbox. Michael plans on finishing high school and doing something afterward.