The Southerner

2021-2022 Staff

Sydney Long
Photography Editor

Sydney Long

Sydney Long is a sophomore photographer for "The Southerner.” Sydney spends the majority of her time playing softball and basketball. She also enjoys hanging out with her friends and family. Sydney is a member of Student Council,...

Luke Appman
Copy Editor

Luke Appman

Luke Appman is a junior at Gibson Southern High School and a second year writer for “The Southern” staff. He plays goalkeeper for the Titan soccer team. In his free time, Luke enjoys reading, writing and playing video games.

Cooper Maurer
Reporter

Cooper Maurer

Cooper Maurer is a sophomore at Gibson Southern High School. This is his first year being a part of “The Southerner.” He is a two-sport athlete who is a part of the cross country and track teams. Outside of school, Cooper...

Hayden Pennington
Reporter

Hayden Pennington

Hayden Pennington is a sophomore who is in his first year writing for “The Southerner.” He is on both the track and cross country teams for his second year. In his free time, he enjoys running, watching sports, fishing, and s...

Wyatt McEllhiney
Reporter

Wyatt McEllhiney

Wyatt McEllhiney is a sophomore, and is in his first year on the newspaper staff. Outside of school Wyatt plays tennis and runs track. Some things Wyatt likes to do in his spare time are listen to music and destroy his friends...

Claire Wisnoski
Reporter

Claire Wisnoski

Claire Wisnoski is a sophomore at Gibson Southern. This is her first year as part of "The Southerner." Claire is also part of FCCLA, Sunshine Society and JV golf team. She enjoys reading and playing the piano. Claire also enjoys...

Eva Spindler
Reporter

Eva Spindler

Eva Spindler is a sophomore, and this is her first year on "The Southerner" staff. Eva spends most of her time reading or spending time with her little brother and two cats. She loves to listen to "Oldies" music and true crime...

EmmaLee Higgs
Reporter

EmmaLee Higgs

EmmaLee Higgs is a junior at Gibson Southern High School. This year is her second year of being a member of “The Southerner.” Softball has always been a big part of EmmaLee’s life and continues to be. Other than the newspaper s...

Camden Anslinger
Reporter

Camden Anslinger

Camden Anslinger is a 16-year-old junior at Gibson Southern and a second year writer for “The Southerner.” Camden is a third year high school soccer and lacrosse player. Outside of school, Camden enjoys spending as much time...

Carson Brindle
Sports Reporter

Carson Brindle

Carson Brindle is a senior sports writer for “The Southerner.”  This is his second year on “The Southerner” staff after taking his junior year off. He enjoys playing basketball and tennis for the Titans and playing AAU ...

Kyle Stunkel
Photographer

Kyle Stunkel

Kyle Stunkel is a junior at Gibson Southern and a first year photographer for “The Southerner” staff. He swims on the Titan swim team and is part of the science academic team. When he is not busy with school, Kyle helps on...

Nick Shelton
Managing Editor, Sports Editor

Nick Shelton

Nick Shelton is a senior at Gibson Southern, and this is his third year as a member of “The Southerner.” He is both the sports editor and managing editor, a third year member of the Beta Club, and will be playing basketball ...

Payton Henn
Editor-in-Chief

Payton Henn

Payton Henn is a senior, and this is her third year on “The Southerner” staff. This year, Payton is Editor-in-Chief of the school paper.  When she’s not trying to get Nick to be her friend, she can be found eating soft pr...

Dillon Daugherty
Cartoonist

Dillon Daugherty

Dillon Daugherty is a junior and this his second year on “The Southerner” staff as the staff cartoonist, and in fact, the best one ever. He’s one of the most talented artists the world has ever seen, and he’s not that ...

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