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2019-2020 Staff

Payton Henn

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...

Marissa Dewig

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...

Eli Chandler

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...

Daniel “Danny” Hirsch

Danny is a Senior in his third 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 wants everyone to ...

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...

Drew Foster

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...

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...

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...

Eli Chandler

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...

Brandon Beauchamp

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....

Jenna Stallsmith

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...

Brayden Malone

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

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....

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...

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...

Brady Allen

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...

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."

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...

Sydney Long

Sydney Long is Sophomore 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....

Carson Brindle

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 ...

Hannah Long

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...

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...

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