The Fanscotian

2021-2022 Staff

Emily Wyrwa
Editor in Chief

Emily Wyrwa

Emily Wyrwa is the Editor-in-Chief of The Fanscotian and a senior at SPFHS. She is the creator and co-host of "Theatrical Thoughts Podcast," has studied journalism (reporting and feature writing) and social justice at the NY...

Matthew Levine
Editor in Chief

Matthew Levine

Fanscotian Editor-in-Chief Matt Levine is a senior at SPFHS who also writes for TAPinto and has a podcast called The Matt Levine My Generation podcast out on all platforms. Matt began writing for The Fanscotian as a freshman wh...

Joe Kaplan
Sports Editor

Joe Kaplan

Joe Kaplan is the Sports Editor of The Fanscotian. He likes to write about everything that goes on in the community as well as global issues. Joe is a black belt in TaeKwonDo. In his free time, he likes to hang out with his f...

Charlotte Pollack
Feature Editor

Charlotte Pollack

Charlotte Pollack is a Senior on the Fanscotian staff. She is the editor for the feature section and the social media manager. She often goes by the nickname Charlie. 

Charlotte Gumpel
Arts & Culture/Entertainment Editor

Charlotte Gumpel

Charlotte is a junior at SPFHS and the Arts & Culture/Entertainment section editor at The Fanscotian. Charlotte enjoys cooking and playing with her dogs. She loves to read and write (check out her book reviews on thefanscoti...

Anthony Malta
News Editor

Anthony Malta

Anthony is a junior and the News Editor of The Fanscotian. He plays baseball for the high school and is passionate about working out and writing. Anthony enjoys watching the NBA, NFL and MLB.

Caitlin Maughan
Opinion Editor

Caitlin Maughan

Caitlin Maughan is a Senior and the Opinion Editor of the Fanscotian. She enjoys writing, reading, traveling, true crime, and fashion.   

Dylan Klein
Graphics Editor

Dylan Klein

Dylan Klein is a senior at the Scotch Plains- Fanwood High School. She enjoys reading, writing, playing field hockey, and spending time with her friends and family in her free time. She aspires to be a successful journalist a...

Jordynn Blackwell
Managing Director

Jordynn Blackwell

Jordynn Blackwell is a senior at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School. She has a thriving passion for writing and enjoys being a writer for the Fanscotian. When she's not writing a fresh news story, you’ll find her reading, baki...

Jada Montgomery
Managing Director

Jada Montgomery

Jada is the co-managing director of The Fanscotian at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School as well as a co-host of the “Justice and Jury” podcast.  In her free time, she loves to spend time with friends and is a member of the ...

Sophia Lottmann
Staff Writer

Sophia Lottmann

Sophia is a sophomore and a staff writer for The Fanscotian. Sophia is passionate about music. In her free time she enjoys attending concerts and taking the opportunity to interview musicians and their crew members before and a...

Ruby Calabrese
Staff Writer

Ruby Calabrese

Ruby is a staff writer for The Fanscotian. Ruby’s favorite hobbies are driving around town aimlessly, and getting coffee with her friends. She is a member of the cross country and lacrosse teams. Ruby enjoys writing a variety o...

Keira Baerson
Staff Writer

Keira Baerson

Keira Baerson is a sophomore at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School. This is her first year writing for The Fanscotian. Keira is also a member of various clubs at the high school, including Model UN and SMAC. When she is not wr...

Elizabeth Diamond
Staff Writer

Elizabeth Diamond

Elizabeth (Ela) Diamond is a sophomore at SPFHS and loves to report on events happening in her community. She plays on the tennis team and runs long-distance for the track team. In her free time, she enjoys reading, writing, le...

John Leonardo
Staff Writer

John Leonardo

John Leonardo is a senior at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School and a staff writer for the Fanscotian. John goes by He/Him and They/Them pronouns and is interested in video games, fashion, music and social justice. John usuall...

Alicia Goff
Staff Writer

Alicia Goff

Alicia Goff is a Senior staff writer and has been writing for the Fanscotian for three years. She tends to write Entertainment and Arts and Culture pieces. During her free time, she can be found baking, cooking and participati...

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