Tower

2019-2020 Staff

Michelle Wei

Editor-in-Chief

Logan Schiciano

Editor-in-Chief

Annie Rubinson

News Lead Editor

M. Brody Leo

News Editor

Brody Leo is a junior and a news editor for the Tower staff. He works alongside senior Annie Rubinson to design the news section of the newspaper. He said he enjoys putting his work out for the world to read and is ready to t...

Nora Fellas

Opinion Lead Editor

Senior and lead opinion editor Nora Fellas is an ambitious activist who has already made her mark on the field of journalism. In addition to being published in Tower, Fellas has also been published in The New York Times after being one of the 11 wi...

Tim Mathas

Opinion Editor

Tim Mathas, a junior, works as an opinion editor in the Op-Ed section of Tower. His job entails designing pages on layout nights and editing stories within his section. He and his colleagues oversee all of the content for bloggers...

Sophie Grand

Opinion Editor

Junior, Sophie Grand, is an opinion editor. She enjoys playing sports, including tennis and lacrosse, writing stories, volunteering and creating art. Grand’s love for sports and her community are evident throughout her arti...

Kate Sibery

Features Lead Editor

While it is only Kate Sibery’s first year on Tower, she has clearly given the writing process 100% from the start.  She said that when writing an article, she loves the feeling of “the brainstorming process.” She said she likes ...

Yasmine Pascal

Features Editor

Yasmine Pascal is one of the three features editors on the Tower staff. Kate Sibery, another features editor, said that Pascal is very proficient in her writing and editing and has become good at layout–something foreign to h...

Owen Strier

Features Editor

Owen Strier, a sophomore, serves as one of the features editors for Tower. He has taken to the role quite well, covering the experiences of all members of the community, boarders and day students alike. He said he finds his mai...

Mitch Fink

Sports Lead Editor

Mitch Fink writes for Tower as the lead sports editor. While he’s been writing for the paper since freshman year and he’s now currently a junior, journalism is something he’s always been passionate about. Fink knew he wanted to b...

Gabriel Keller

Sports Editor

A senior at Masters, Gabe Keller plays many roles in the community. As a sports editor for Tower, he has written articles on the English Seminars and the swim team. Academically, Keller enjoys the rigor in classes such as Americ...

Tyler Conway

Sports Editor

Mattilyn Stone

Photo Editor

Oh, snap! The Tower Staff just got a new photo editor, Mattilyn Stone! From Uganda, Stone, a junior, has been a part of the Masters community for two years. When reflecting on her experience with Tower, Stone said, “It’s ki...

Kira Ratan

Web Editor & Social Media Manager

Kira Ratan is the hardworking sophomore behind Tower’s online platforms, working as the web editor and social media manager this year. Her passion for journalism began in eighth grade after writing a speech on a gun violence walkout.  She...

Reed Gilmore

Ad & Distribution Manager/Staff Writer

In his second year at Tower, Reed Gilmore is the Ad and Distribution Manager; he’s already overseen the collection of a whopping 15% of the annual budget through advertisements. Since immersing himself in the journalistic pro...

Ethan Schlapp

Staff Writer

Being the staff writer on Tower, Ethan Schlapp has written several articles, many revolving around sports. Schlapp, the ultimate sports lover, talks about football constantly when he is not writing sports articles for Tower. He m...

Jacob Kriss

Accountability Manager

Sophia Van Beek

Copy Editor

Sophia Van Beek devotes much of her free time to Tower as a passionate writer and copy editor. This position gives her the perfect opportunity to geek out about grammar. Her spirit comes across in her articles as she explores...

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