2020-2021 Staff

Mathilde Requier

Co-Editor-in-Chief

Mathilde Requier is a senior at Newport Harbor High school and Co-Editor-in-Chief for the Beacon, where she is motivated by her belief that journalism is important because it gives a voice to those who tend to be overlooked by ot...

Elle Vincioni

Co-Editor-in-Chief

Elle Vincioni is a senior at Newport Harbor High School and Co-Editor In Chief of the Beacon. She also serves as president of the NHHS Young Democrats Club and is a member of the National Honor Society. After living in four different states,...

Anastasia Everding

News Editor

Anastasia Everding is a senior at Newport Harbor High School and the News Editor for the Beacon. She also participates in the school's marching band and plays the piano. She is currently doing an internship at a research inst...

Billie Butler

Opinion Editor

Billie Butler is a senior at Newport Harbor High School and the Opinion Editor at the Beacon. She is also the drum major for the marching band, as well as playing the flute, saxophone and marimba in the concert band and jazz ban...

Bryce Rennick

Culture Editor

Bryce Rennick is a senior at Newport Harbor High School and the Culture Editor for the Beacon. He has always loved writing, especially science fiction and fantasy. In his free time he likes to skateboard, rock climb and play a variety of vide...

Taylor Chapman

Design Editor

Taylor Chapman is a junior at Newport Harbor High School and the Design Editor for the Beacon. She has an interest in everything artistic, helping her manage the FIDM Fashion Club at NHHS. Her heart for art has also led her to do activities su...

Katherine Shannon

Social Media Manager

Katie Shannon is a senior at Newport Harbor High School and the Social Media Manager for the Beacon.  She also serves as the senior captain of Newport Harbor’s cross country team as well as the Head Special Projects Manager f...

Cooper Dwight

Columnist

Cooper Dwight is a junior at Newport Harbor High school and a columnist and designer for the Beacon, where he covers education. He also runs track and cross country for Newport Harbor, making the varsity track team when he was o...

Ray Keirouz

Columnist

Ray Keirouz is a senior at Newport Harbor High School and a columnist for The Beacon, where he covers international issues. Though he was born in Singapore, his home country is Lebanon, where he lived for eight years before mo...

Liyah Azar

Staff Writer

 Liyah Azar is a freshman at Newport Harbor High School and a staff writer for the Beacon, where she covers film and television. She also hopes to join the sailing team in the near future. Her interests include DJing, making musi...

Addie Blackmore

Staff Writer

Addie Blackmore is a freshman at Newport Harbor High School and a staff writer and photographer for the Beacon, where she covers music and visual arts. She is a patrol leader and scribe for the Boy Scouts and hopes to try out ...

Jacob Frank

Staff Writer

Jacob Frank is a freshman at Newport Harbor High School and a staff writer for the Beacon, where he covers sports. Jacob loves to write and play soccer. He also enjoys traveling and speaks fluent Hebrew. After high school, he hop...

Bre Holland

Staff Writer

Bre Holland is a sophomore at Newport Harbor High School and a staff writer for the Beacon, where she covers student groups. In her free time, Bre loves to surf, as well as play lots of video games. After high school, she hopes to move out...

Presley Larsen

Staff Writer

Presley Larsen is a freshman at Newport Harbor High School and a staff writer for the Beacon, where she covers education. She also enjoys being a spotter and flyer for the Newport Harbor Pep Squad and looks forward to joining m...

Sebastian Loebig

Staff Writer

Sebastian Loebig is a senior at Newport Harbor High School and a staff writer and photographer for the Beacon, where he covers sports. He enjoys playing football; his favorite positions are wide receiver and defensive back. After high sch...

Juan Morales

Staff Writer

Juan Morales is a senior at Newport Harbor High School and a staff writer for the Beacon, where he covers culture and the arts with the goal of representing the school’s diverse campus and its different communities. Besides b...

Faith Concienne

Photographer

Faith Concienne is a junior at Newport Harbor High School and a photographer for the Beacon. She also is heavily involved with video editing in her free time. Her interests include photography and music, especially going to concerts. After ...

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