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2019-2020 Staff

Michael Albertini

Staff Writer

Hello! My name is Michael Albertini and I am currently a senior here at Walsh Jesuit High School. I enjoy writing opinion pieces and other types of articles. I also enjoy helping to create episodes of Warrior in the Hall. I am...

Jack Brandhorst

Staff Writer

Hello everyone! My name is Jonathan Brandhorst, but I go by Jack. I am currently a senior here at Walsh Jesuit. At school I play on the defending state championship volleyball team, and I play CYO basketball for my parish. I plan...

Michael DeSciscio

Staff Writer

Hey! I am senior Michael DeSciscio. I really enjoy hanging out with my friends and family.  I would like to go into sports management in college. I currently play football at Walsh and plan on playing rugby this year. I work at Giant Ea...

Sarah Elbin

Staff Writer

Hello! I’m Sarah Elbin. I’m a senior here and started writing for The Pioneer as a junior. I participate in track and cross country. I’m also involved in social justice groups like WJ’s Fair Trade Club. I love running,...

Eva Janigian

Staff Writer

Hey everyone! My name is Eva Janigian, and I am a junior here at WJ. I am so excited to be writing for The Pioneer again this year! I am involved in Walsh’s drama program; I participate in Harmony Gold Show Choir, Centerstage...

Bradley Lyons

Staff Writer

I am Bradley Lyons, a senior here at Walsh Jesuit. I am involved in campus ministry and play CYO Basketball. I enjoy writing about sports and student life. I am a big Cleveland sports fan, and enjoy watching the Cavs, Browns,...

Dominic Mazullo

Staff Writer

Hello, my name is Dominic Mazullo, and I am ecstatic to be writing for Walsh Jesuit's very own news site, The Pioneer. I like to hang out with friends and play video games. Outside of school, I work at a deli and enjoy reading....

Donovan Morris

Staff Writer

I am Donovan Morris. I am a senior at Walsh Jesuit, I am a member of diversity club, the basketball team, as well as the golf team. For The Pioneer, I like writing about entertainment, sports, and international news. I also enjoy...

Kaitlin Mohlenkamp

Staff Writer

Hi everyone! I’m junior Kaitlin Mohlenkamp, and I have just started writing for the Pioneer. I compete in cross country and track & field with some amazing teammates. I love playing sports and spending lots of time outs...

Spencer Plizga

Staff Writer

Hi my name is Spencer Plizga and I am a senior at WJ. I played basketball here and now play CYO basketball for Holy Family. I am also involved in entrepreneurship club and I am a lifeguard at Silver Lake Country Club in the summer....

Brooke Smith

Staff Writer

Hello! My name is Brooke Smith and I am a Senior at Walsh Jesuit. I have been a dancer for 16 years and I am involved in the WJ Chamber Choir and acapella choir. I plan on attending Kent State University with a major in education...

Ben Stanard

Staff Writer

Hello! I am Benjamin Stanard and I am a senior here at Walsh Jesuit. I currently play tennis and I enjoy hanging out with friends. In my other spare time, I explore the internet and play video games. I like to write articles to...

Margo Tipping

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Margo Tipping and I am a senior here at WJ. I am a four year member in Harmony Gold Show Choir and have been in 6 productions with CenterStage Theatre. Aside from performing, my other hobbies include writing, reading,...

Sam Trego

Staff Writer

Hello my name is Sam Trego, and I am a current senior at Walsh. When I am not working at Waterway Car Wash in Hudson, I am either sleeping or watching T.V. I played baseball at Walsh and I mainly focus on my CYO basketball team...

Maggie Willkomm

Staff Writer

Hey! My name is Maggie Willkomm and I am a senior at Walsh Jesuit. I enjoy hanging out with my friends and family, taking naps, baking, playing with my dog, and most importantly, writing articles for the Pioneer. My favorite t...

Mr. Adair


Welcome to The Pioneer! I help our students make all this magic happen. I am always open to new ideas and feedback about this student publication which strives to reflect our mission as a Jesuit school and provide a voice for the st...

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