The Patriot

2018-2019 Staff

Catherine Callahan

Editor-in-Chief

Catherine is currently a Senior in the West Morris Mendham High School Class of 2019. She is Editor-in-Chief of The Patriot, leader of the Providing Academic Vision and Enrichment program. Catherine is also a peer tutor and a...

Julia Niehoff

Editor-in-Chief

Julia Niehoff is a senior in the West Morris Mendham High School Class of 2019. Additionally, Julia is an officer for the Environmental Club, member of the Mendham Township Environmental Commission (MTEC), volunteer at Schiff...

Lindsey Ingrey

Associate Editor- Global and Domestic News

Lindsey is in the eleventh grade at West Morris Mendham High School. She is currently a member of the Girls' Cross Country Team and the Swim Team and participates in Science Olympiad, Service Club, and Environmental Club. When...

Ren Powers

Associate Editor- School News

Ren Powers is currently a sophomore at WMMHS. Ren plays baseball in the spring time and loves working with the student news staff and all the crazy personalities on it. He is looking forward to a great year of the school newspaper.

Elisabeth Sauerman

Associate Editor- Culture

Elisabeth is an Associate Editor for The Patriot, and, as a junior, this is her second year with the paper. She is in charge of the culture section, and she enjoys writing about new music, as well as how culture interacts with soc...

Maria Monaco

Associate Editor- Center

Maria Monaco is currently a 16-year-old junior at Mendham High School. She is originally from Brazil, living in São Paulo for seven years until moving to New York State and then moving to Chester, New Jersey at age eleven. Maria...

Kate Guthrie

Staff Writer

Kate is currently a senior at Mendham High School. She plays field hockey, runs spring track, and does high jump. She loves cats and enjoys taking naps in her spare time. She also has a passion for traveling and experiencing ...

Will Robbins

Staff Writer

Will Robbins is a senior at Mendham High School. You can frequently find Will in the stands at the turf cheering for various Mendham sports teams. Will enjoy spending his winters skiing and his summers at the beach. He looks forward...

Jordan Larrabee

Staff Writer

Jordan Larrabee is a current Junior at Mendham High School. Jordan is a member of Mendham's journalism class and write for the paper, The Patriot. He chose to become a member of this class because he believes he can try to write...

Kelly Bierals

Staff Writer

Kelly Bierals is in her second year writing for The Patriot. Kelly is a senior and plays Field Hockey, is a part of Ski Club, and Future Educators Club. Kelly loves to travel and see different parts of the world with her fami...

Chloe Williams

Staff Writer

Chloe Williams is 17 years old and a Senior at West Morris Mendham High School. Chloe considers myself to be very outgoing, confident, selfless and affectionate. In addition, she has been characterized as a "mom" to most who have...

Maddy Eisenhardt

Staff Writer

Maddy Eisenhardt is a sophomore at Mendham High School. This is her first year taking journalism and she is very excited to continue her career in this class throughout high school. Maddie is on the basketball and lacrosse teams...

Gaby Acevedo

Staff Writer

Gaby Acevedo is a 15 year old Sophomore and this is her first year writing with The Patriot. She writes for the Center page, and when not writing for the paper, she enjoys playing the violin and is on the school Fencing team....

Julia Baggio

Staff Writer

Julia is 18 years old and a staff writer for The Patriot. She is one of the captains on the Girls Soccer Team and has a brother and a sister. Julia loves cats and bagels and her favorite color is blue. Julia also works at Dante's...

Cardie Saunders

Staff Writer

Cardie Saunders is a journalist for the West Morris Mendham High School Paper. Cardie is a sophomore and plans on continuing with journalism throughout my senior year. He plays a sport every season: cross country during the fall,...

Makenna Castoro

Staff Writer

Makenna Castoro is a sophomore at Mendham. This is her first year taking Journalism and she is excited for all the new things to come, like this website! Makenna plays softball, and she is thinking about joining the track team...

Joey Puzino

Staff Writer

Joey Puzino is a junior West Morris Mendham High school and is a writer for The Patriot. Joey writes for The Patriot because he hopes to be a sports journalist as his future profession and be able to be a sports announcer for the...

Mercedes Lombardo

Staff Writer

Mercedes Lombardo is a senior at West Morris Mendham High School in Mendham, New Jersey. Originally she is from Buenos Aires, Argentina and moved to New Jersey in 2015. Mercedes is involved in the Spanish Honor Society and she...

Alethea Bergad

Staff Writer

Alethea Bergad is currently a sophomore at West Morris Mendham High School. Alethea really enjoys the fun activities in newspapers such as horoscopes, crosswords, and other word games. Due to her fondness of this part of newspapers,...

Carleigh DeCamp

Staff Writer

Carleigh DeCamp is currently a senior at Mendham HS. I is a member of FBLA, Relay for Life and is president of Friends & Buddies. Carleigh has always had a passion for writing and getting to know more about others. She, later...

Joelle Beck

Staff Writer

Joelle is a 15-year-old writer for the Patriot. As a sophomore, this is her first year writing for the school paper. She enjoys English and reading during her free time and when she isn't writing for the paper you can find her...

Hope Hanson

Staff Writer

Hope Hanson is a sophomore at WMMHS and a part of the Culture Section of The Patriot. Hope loves being a part of the paper and being able to contribute to something so amazing and fun. Aside from writing, she also enjoys reading,...

Parker Abramson

Staff Writer

Parker Abramson is a tenth grader at Mendham High School. She is involved in Stage Crew, Marching Band, Big Band, Service Club, and Fencing. In the school band, she is a part of the percussion and plays the quads in Marching Band....

Madeline Girardin

Staff Writer

Madeline Girardin is 16 years old and a sophomore at Mendham High School. Madeline moved to Mendham in 2017 from Switzerland. At home, she speaks French with my family. She chose to take journalism this year because she likes...

Grace Hassell

Staff Writer

Grace Hassell is a senior at West Morris Mendham High School. She is captain and plays first doubles on the high school's Varsity tennis team. Grace is also involved in Service Club, PAVE, Relay for Life, Peace Project, and Peer...

Emma Mangino

Freelance Writer

Emma Mangino, a sophomore at Mendham High School, writes for the culture and school news sections of the Patriot. She has always loved to write and is excited to pursue these interests through her work with the newspaper. When she’s...

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