The Southerner

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2020-2021 Staff

Isabelle “Belle” Harper


Belle is a Senior in her fourth year as a member of "The Southerner" staff. Along with being Editor-in-Chief of the school paper, she is involved in Beta club, Student Council, Sunshine Society, Peers Project, Spanish Club, fi...

Jenna Stallsmith

Managing Editor

Jenna is a senior at Gibson Southen. This is her 3rd year on the Southerner staff. Her hobbies include photoshopping during class and going to Chick-fil-a. She is the recording secretary of the Student Council as well as active...

Payton Henn

Copy Editor

Payton Henn is a junior, and this is her second year as a reporter on "The Southerner" staff but her first year as the copy editor. When she's not too busy writing phenomenal articles for “The Southerner,” Payton can be fo...

Ava Weisheit


Ava Weisheit is a sophomore on “The Southerner” staff. She spends most of her time playing basketball and running track for the Titans. She enjoys sports and hanging out with her friends and family. She is also a member of...

Luke Appman


Luke Appman is a sophomore at Gibson Southern High School and starting his first year on “The Southerner”” staff. He plays soccer for Gibson Southern High School and travel soccer for Indiana Fire Juniors south. He enjoys watching European soccer and the NBA. ...

Camden Anslinger


Camden Anslinger is a sophomore at Gibson Southern High School. It is his first year of working on “The Southerner.” Camden is a talented soccer and lacrosse player. Other than sports, Camden participates in 4-H and welds....

Eli Chandler

Sports Reporter

Eli Chandler is a junior and a second year sports reporter on "The Southerner" newspaper staff. Eli is also a member of both the Beta Club and Spanish Club. He is also part of the Titan baseball and basketball teams. In his fr...

Marissa Dewig

Photography Co-Editor

Senior Marissa Dewig has been a photographer for "The Southerner" since her freshman year. This year she is the co-photography. Other than participating in newspaper, she is involved in Student Council, Sunshine Society, Beta...

Dillon Daugherty


Sophomore Dillon Daugherty is the cartoonist for "The Southerner." When he’s not drawing, he’s probably watching "The Office" or "Parks and Rec." He wants to pursue a career in animation and bring his characters to life fo...

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