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The Surveyor

2017-2018 Staff

Araya Dunne

Co A&E Editor

Hey what’s poppin’, my name is Araya Dunne and I am a co-A&E editor for The Surveyor. I’m the Secretary for Wash’s Drama Department and a managing editor for the Washington Literary Press. I’m in Momentum, Conce...

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Allyiah Wilcox


My name is Alliyah Wilcox and I’m a sophomore and a photographer. I’m also in Student Senate, FCA, and cheer.

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Gabriel Greco

Staff Reporter

I am Gabriel Greco, a junior and a staff reporter. I have two dogs named Rosie and Augie. I enjoy watching anime and claymations. In my free time I enjoy playing tennis with my pals.

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Seth Keppler

Co-A&E Editor/Graphics Editor

I am a Junior, I enjoy long walks on the beach, I love sea turtles, I play soccer, golf, and I love to eat food!

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Sarah Altemeier


I’m Sarah Altemeier and I am this year’s Editor-in-Chief. Other activities I participate in include cross country, basketball, soccer, and track. I work at Tomaso’s Pizzeria and I love feta cheese. ...

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Lars Andersland

Staff Reporter

I’m a sophomore and a staff reporter for Surveyor. I participate in show choir, Madrigals, and play soccer. I enjoy food, dogs, and the great outdoors.

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Paul Schnidermann

Staff Reporter

My name is Paul Schneidermann, I'm a junior and staff reporter. I am a varsity cross country and track runner. I’m in interact, amnesty, and in biker squad.  I have a bearded dragon, his name is Clovis. My biggest pet peeve...

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Benjamin Janssen

Sports Editor

My name is Ben Janssen I am a Junior at wash. I have been apart of surveyor since freshman year. This year I am the Sports editor. I play Vibraphone in the marching band and jazz band and am a percussionist in the concert band or wind sym...

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Tyler McGuire

Opinions Editor

I’m a senior and the opinions editor. I’m involved in show choir as well as concert choir, madrigals, and drama. I’m also a member of the swim and soccer team. I’m a leader in Wash’s FCA chapter. Tune in to my politica...

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Issac Gomez

Staff Reporter

I’m a sophomore and this is my first year in the surveyor and I’m a reporter. My life revolves around baseball, I play baseball for the school and this past summer I was on the sophomore team. I love listening to music, when...

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Quinn Wilcox

News Editor/Multimedia Editor

I’m Quinn Wilcox and this is my second year on the Surveyor staff.  I serve as the News as well as the Multimedia Editor.  I am the co-producer of the Surveyor Podcast: Seeing Red Through A Sea of Blue.  Additionally, I ...

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Sydney Dusek

Staff Reporter

I am Sydney Dusek, a reporter for the Surveyor.  I am also President of Interact, Vice-President of Amnesty, and a member of the swim team, golf team, and math team.

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Becca Turnis

Web Editor/Copy Editor

I am a senior and the web editor, as well as one of the copy editors for The Surveyor. I am also the pit section leader for the Warrior Marching Band, the Vice-President of Washington's Gay-Straight Alliance, and I am on the bowling...

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Rielle Jones-Teske

Chief Photographer

I love to travel, read, write short stories, listen to music, and learn. I dislike feeling like there’s not enough time in the day, gnats, and discrimination. I am class president and will be involved in soccer, academic decathlon,...

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