The Patriot

2021-2022 Staff

Lindsay Lee
Associate Editor in Chief

Lindsay Lee

Lindsay Lee is currently a  senior at West Morris Mendham High School. She joined The Patriot staff because she is passionate about writing and is considering pursuing a career pertaining to that major. She is part of fencing,...

Jaden Yap
Staff Writer

Jaden Yap

I'm a senior who likes to sketch, read and study history, as well as playing French Horn and doing sports such as track and fencing. I also participate in Marching Band as a mellophone player, which is more or less a fat silver...

Staff Writer

Alexa Bayer

Alexa Bayer is currently a sophomore at West Morris Mendham High School. This year is her first year in journalism and writing for The Patriot. In her school she is involved with Service Club, Girl Up, and Relay for Life. In her l...

Rachel Havey
Staff Writer

Rachel Havey

Rachel Havey is a Sophomore at West Morris High School and has enrolled in Journalism this year in hopes to further explore her love of literature.  In addition to being an active participant in Service Club and a representative...

Sarah Staples
Staff Writer

Sarah Staples

I am Sarah staples, I am in 12th grade (senior year). I love to work with our schools stage crew and build our stage for the productions and doing color guard for the band. I also love singing, I am both in the school choir and...

Hanna Kutlu
Staff Writer

Hanna Kutlu

Hanna Kutlu is currently a junior at West Morris Mendham High School. She loves music and in her free time likes to play guitar and curate playlists (you can find her on Spotify at @hmkutlu26). She is a member of the Mendham Girls...

Rachel Bartiromo
Staff Writer

Rachel Bartiromo

Rachel Bartiromo is presently a sophomore at West Morris Mendham Highschool. She loves to hang out with her dog and cats as much as possible. Rachel enjoys writing as well as reading mystery and horror books, especially when they...

Audrey Gavagan
Staff Writer

Audrey Gavagan

Audrey Gavagan is currently a senior as West Morris Mendham High School. She joined The Patriot to learn more about photojournalism, which she plans to study in college. She is interested in reporting school news, global and do...

Caitlin Standard
Staff Writer

Caitlin Standard

Caitlin Standard is a sophomore at West Morris Mendham High School. She is involved in Service Club and debate. She also plays for the high school soccer and softball teams. This is her first year in journalism. She enjoys writi...

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Marty Mahoney

Marty Mahoney is a current junior at West Morris Mendham High School. He is a member of Mendhams journalism class and is a sports writer for the paper. He enjoys writing about sports and that is the main reason he joined the journalism...

Sophia Bongiovanni
Staff Writer

Sophia Bongiovanni

Sophia Bongiovanni is a senior at West Morris Mendham High School.  This is her second year as a staff writer for The Patriot.  In school, Sophia participates in club and school swim team, Service Club, Future Business Leaders of Amer...

Amelia Payne
Staff Writer

Amelia Payne

Amelia Payne is a staff writer for The Patriot and is in her sophomore year of high school. She enjoys swimming, music, art, and politics. She is interested in writing about global issues, as well as local and state governments. ...

Tavishi Chattopadhyay
Staff Writer

Tavishi Chattopadhyay

Tavishi Chattopadhyay is a 11th grader at West Morris Mendham High School. They are part of the Service Club, Journalism, and GSA(Gender Sexuality Alliance). They enjoy playing video games, drawing, playing with their pets, writing,...

Tommy Kessler
Staff Writer

Tommy Kessler

Tommy Kessler is a sophomore at Mendham High School. Tommy plays hockey and likes to read, play video games, and listen to music. He has never had any experience with journalism before, but he likes talking about sports with frien...

Staff Writer

Erica Niehoff

Erica Niehoff is a junior at West Morris Mendham High School. She loves reading, doing art, and listening to music in her free time. She is interested in writing any type of news, especially Arts and entertainment, media, stu...

Shea Gogerty

Shea Gogerty is a current Junior at West Morris Mendham High School. Shea is a cheerleader and a softball player, as well as being involved with Relay for Life. Outside of school, she loves the beach and spending time with her...

Max Young

Max Young

Max Young is a current senior at West Morris Mendham High School and a staff writer for The Patriot. With free time mainly spent reading books and playing video games, Max is interested in reviews and entertainment pieces, but beli...

Lauren Fischbach
Freelance Writer

Lauren Fischbach

Lauren Fischbach is currently a Junior at West Morris Mendham High School. She has always had a passion for writing and recently she has discovered a new passion for the Arts & Entertainment. Her hobbies outside of school...

Anna Simonsen
Freelance Writer

Anna Simonsen

Anna Simonsen is currently a sophomore at Mendham High School. In her free time, she enjoys baking, painting, and reading both science fiction and fantasy novels! One of her favorite book series is The Hunger Games. Anna joine...

Emma Stark
Co-Editor-in-Chief

Emma Stark

Emma Stark is a Junior at West Morris Mendham High School. In her Sophomore year, Emma joined the Patriot as a staff writer and became Sports Co-Editor halfway through the year. She plays volleyball for Mendham and is a part of...

Anushka Elavia
Editor of Global and Domestic News

Anushka Elavia

Anushka Elavia is currently a junior at West Morris Mendham High School - Class of 2023. In school, she is a Class Officer for Amnesty International/ UNICEF club and a member of Model U.N. Outside of school, she volunteers with ...

Annie Shafran
Co-Editor-in-Chief

Annie Shafran

Annie Shafran is currently a Senior at West Morris Mendham High School. She is involved with Relay for Life and is a Peer Leader. This will be Annie's third year in journalism. During her Sophomore year, Annie joined journalism and ...

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