The Southerner

  • February 7Visit the main office to pick up an application for the Gibson County exchange trip with Japan.
  • February 7Good luck to the Lady Titan swim team as they swim in their Sectional on Saturday.
  • February 7Good luck to Christian Polen, Owen Bryant, Landon Hoover, Macray Robinson and Aaron Breivogel at the wrestling regional.

2019-2020 Staff

Isabelle “Belle” Harper


Belle is a junior in her third 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 Stallsmith is a junior, and this is her second year as a part of "The Southerner" staff. She is active in many school clubs, such as Student Council, Sunshine Society, Beta Club, Spanish Club, Peers Project, the Internationa...

Daniel “Danny” Hirsch

Sports Editor

Danny is a junior in his second year as a member of "The Southerner" staff. He is involved in Beta club, Future Farmers of America, and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He plays Soccer, Basketball, and Golf. He is a much better S...

Hannah Long

Photography Editor

Hannah Long is a junior serving her second year on "The Southerner" staff. This year she is the Photography Editor. Hannah is involved in multiple school clubs including Beta Club, Sunshine Society, the Fellowship of Christian Ath...

Brandon Beauchamp

Copy Editor

Gibson Southern senior Brandon Beauchamp has been a member of "The Southerner" newspaper for two years. If you want to win his heart, bring him his favorite food: pizza. Brandon is on the Titan wrestling, archery and golf teams....

James Hirsch


James Hirsch is a sophomore sports reporter on the newspaper staff. James is a member of the Titan football team. He enjoys hunting and fishing. James is the 3rd of his siblings to attend Gibson Southern. James is a diligent w...

Tommy Kautzman


Tommy Kautzman is a senior at Gibson Southern and a second-year staff writer for "The Southerner." Along with being a past member of the newspaper staff, he is also involved with the 5th Quarter Committee, Spell Bowl, Pep Club...

Christian Polen


Christian Polen is a junior at Gibson Southern. This is his second year as a sport and news reporter. Christian is a talented wrestler and advanced to semi-state competition his sophomore year. He likes comedy movies and tv s...

De’Asia Thomas


De’Asia Thomas is a sophomore, and this is her first year on "The Southerner" staff. Other than newspaper, she participates in cross-country, track, Student Council and the Sunshine Society. De’Asia really loves pickles. She also ...

Payton Henn


Payton Henn is a sophomore, and this is her first year on “The Southerner” staff. Along with newspaper, she is also a member of the Beta Club. Her favorite movie is “The Cat in the Hat,” and she loves 70’s music. Payton also enjoys watching movies, reading and ...

Kalina Dickinson


Kalina Dickinson is a sophomore and a first time reporter and photographer for "The Southerner." She enjoys reading, writing novels, photography and listening to K-POP. She is also a part of Beta Club; Spanish Club; Archery Club; Sunshine Society; Family, Ca...

Drew Foster

Sports Reporter

Drew Foster is a sophomore at Gibson Southern High School. This is his first year as a journalist for "The Southerner." He is a sports reporter and specializes in football. Drew is a three-sport athlete who plays Titan footbal...

Eli Chandler

Sports Reporter

Eli Chandler is a sophomore and a first year sports reporter on the newspaper staff. Eli is also a member of both the Beta Club and Spanish Club. Eli is also part of the Titan baseball and basketball teams. In his free time, he enj...

Brayden Malone

Sports Reporter

Brayden Malone is a sophomore at Gibson Southern High School. It is his first year being on "The Southerner" and specializes in sports. He is a three sport athlete in baseball, basketball and football. He is a member of the Fellowshi...

Nick Shelton

Sports Reporter

Nick Shelton is a sophomore at Gibson Southern and a first-year member of "The Southerner." He is on the junior varsity basketball team, history academic team and a Beta Club member. Nick loves the NFL, NBA and dogs....

Brady Allen

Sports Reporter

Brady Allen is a sophomore at Gibson Southern High School. This is his first year on the newspaper staff and covers sports. Brady is the quarterback on the football team and also plays basketball. He is apart of the Fellowship o...

Carson Brindle

Sports Reporter

Carson Brindle is a sophomore sports writer for “The Southerner.” He enjoys playing basketball for the Titans and playing AAU basketball for Distinxion during the summer. He also plays guitar and is a big Metallica fan. He ...

Christopher (Chris) Spear


Christopher Spear is a sophomore who plays soccer, swims, runs track and plays lacrosse. This is his first year being a photographer and part reporter for "The Southerner."

Sydney Long


Sydney Long is freshman photographer on "The Southerner" staff. She spends her time playing sports and having fun with her friends. Sydney is a member of the Sunshine Society, Student Council and plays basketball and softball....

Marissa Dewig


Marissa Dewig is a junior and has been a photographer on "The Southerner" staff since her freshman year. Other than participating in newspaper, she is involved in Student Council, Sunshine Society, Beta Club, Pep Club and Spanish...

Logan McClain


Logan McClain is a junior and second year photographer on “The Southerner” staff. He plays tennis and swims for Gibson Southern. Logan is an active student and is involved in Beta Club, Spanish Club, Pep Club, Fellowship of C...

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