The Advocate

2018-2019 Staff

Matt Churella

Editor-in-Chief

Graduated High School: 2016, Cambria Heights High School (Patton) Year: Junior Anticipated Graduation Date: April 2021 Major(s)/Minor(s): Journalism/Psychology Years with Advocate: Three years Progression: ...

Alyssa Coleman

News Editor

Graduated High School: 2016, Bishop McCort Catholic High School (Johnstown) Year: Sophomore Anticipated Graduation Date: April 2021 Major/Minor: Journalism Years with Advocate: Two years Progression: Contrib...

Lucy Li

Features Editor

Graduated High School: 2017, Shanghai Jincai High School International Division (Shanghai, China) Year: Sophomore Anticipated Graduation Date: April 2021 Major/Minor: Journalism Years with Advocate: Two years Prog...

Yang Chen

Sports Editor

Graduated High School: 2011, Kaifeng Twenty-Fifth Middle School (Henan, China) Year: Sophomore Anticipated Graduation Date: April 2021 Major(s)/Minor(s): Biochemistry Years with Advocate: Two years Progression: Ci...

Callie Burgan

Opinions Editor

Graduated High School: 2018, Bishop McCort Catholic High School (Johnstown) Year: Freshman Anticipated Graduation Date: April 2022 Major(s)/Minor(s): Business Management and Journalism Years with Advocate: One year Progr...

Mary-Lynn Retassie

Chief Photographer

Graduated High School: 2013, Somerset Area Senior High (Somerset County) Year and anticipated graduation date: Junior, Spring 2019 Major/Minor: Multimedia and Digital Culture Years with Advocate: One year Progres...

Tyler McNulty

Staff Writer

Graduated High School: 2016, Wyoming Valley West (Plymouth, Luzerne County) Year: Junior Anticipated Graduation Date: April 2020 Major(s)/Minor(s): Journalism/Geography and Communication Years with Advocate: Three years Pr...

Rachel Logan

Copy Editor

Graduated High School: 2015, Westfield Senior High School (Westfield, New Jersey) Year: Senior Anticipated Graduation Date: Spring 2019 Major(s)/Minor(s): Computer Engineering/Math Years with Advocate: Four Years Pro...

Justin Schmithorst

Managing Editor

  Graduated High School: 2015, Fox Chapel Area High School (Pittsburgh) Year and anticipated graduation date: Senior, Spring 2019 Major/Minor: Major - Journalism, Minor - History Years with Advocate: Three ye...

Lee Wood

Adviser

Graduated High School: 1971 Greater Johnstown Area High School (Johnstown, Pa.) Education: 1975 Bachelor's Degree, Penn State. 1984 Master's Degree-Journalism, Penn State. 2009 PhD-Mass Communication/Journalism, Ohio University....

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