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Falcon Spotlight: Mia Mariano

Falcon Spotlight: Mia Mariano

Allie Serterides, Associate Editor

October 15, 2019

Each and every year, Saint Stephen’s gains students that bring new flavor to the school, whether it’s athletically, creatively, or academically. This school year, sophomore Mia Mariano is spicing up the student body with her fashion line, an inventory of fashion threads that Mariano has designed from ...

Falcon Spotlight: Maddy Boehm

Falcon Spotlight: Maddy Boehm

Ansley Morris , staff writer

September 25, 2019

In the Upper School this year, we have a new addition to not only the student body but also the basketball team. Maddy Boehm, sophomore, is not only a star basketball player transferring from Riverview High School, but she’s also a pageant queen.  Boehm is the 2019 Miss Manatee’s Outstandin...

Where are they now? Mrs. Sallie Ivin

Where are they now? Mrs. Sallie Ivin

Dylan Davis, Staff Writer

September 23, 2019

Mrs. Sallie Ivin was a beloved, long-time faculty member and administrator at Saint Stephen’s Episcopal school. After many years here, she retired in 2018 to venture out onto a new journey.  In her time at Saint Stephen’s, Mrs. Ivin left a lasting impact, and she made the school a better plac...

Falcon Spotlight: JJ Smith

Falcon Spotlight: JJ Smith

Caroline Gans, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

At Saint Stephen's, well-rounded students are not too hard to find. However, one student has gone above and beyond expectations in academics, extracurriculars, and perhaps most notably, athletics.  JJ Smith is only entering her second year here (she's now a senior), but she has already made her pr...

Falcon Spotlight: Jordan Stacy opens up about ‘thebitemykitchen’

Falcon Spotlight: Jordan Stacy opens up about ‘thebitemykitchen’

Noelle Bencie, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

If innovative cooking and healthy eating is your thing, perhaps it’s time to check out, thebitemykitchen, the Instagram page with 1,400 followers run by senior Jordan Stacy. Posting about her vegan lifestyle through photos, recipes, and video stories, Stacy shares her culinary techniques to show how you can live a healt...

Falcon Spotlight: Alex Sket

Falcon Spotlight: Alex Sket

Jack Barnes, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019

In the Upper School, there are a number of students who stand out in the field of photography.  The program has grown into a popular go-to for campus artists, especially with the growth of the annual Alexi Tucker Art Show. But there are some local picture snappers that stand out. Alex Sket, a junior,...

Falcon Spotlight: Mrs. Elisha

Falcon Spotlight: Mrs. Elisha

Alex DeStefano, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

If you’ve ever been to one of the school musicals, you may know of Theater Director Mrs. Jeannine Elisha, the leader of the fantastic performances that take place in the Falcon Playhouse. But it’s possible you don’t know the full story of the mastermind behind the up-and-coming Saint Stephen’s...

Falcon Spotlight: Dylan Zoller

Falcon Spotlight: Dylan Zoller

Jack Barnes, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019

The performing arts programs at Saint Stephen’s is one of the most prominent, up-and-coming programs, and it's growing at a rapid pace. New students join every year to develop or show their talents in the school productions throughout the year. Dylan Zoller, junior, is one of the many talented performing art...

Falcon Spotlight: Aiden Kovich

Falcon Spotlight: Aiden Kovich

Alex DeStefano, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019

Junior Aiden Kovich has surprised his peers with his talent in playing the guitar. In posting videos of him strumming chords to popular hits and his own songs to his Snapchat and Instagram, it is evident to viewers that he has a significant passion for doing what he loves. On campus, it’s kind of r...

Falcon Spotlight: Mr. Holt

Falcon Spotlight: Mr. Holt

Jack Barnes, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019

You may have heard him on the intercom before lunch, or been greeted by him in the morning when you turn up late. But how much do you really know about Mr. Bill Holt? Mr. Holt has been a key figure in the school's front office for many years, and he was kind enough to sit down with the Gauntlet to...

Artist Spotlight: Cameron LeMay

Artist Spotlight: Cameron LeMay

Jack Barnes, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

Here in Saint Stephen’s Upper School, there hide many talented artists.  Unlike athletes, sometimes, these gifted students can go unnoticed.  The admirable art program at Saint Stephen’s ranges from performing art students to photographers to musicians. One of these superb artists is senior Cameron LeMay. Cameron is a photographer and artist...

Falcon Spotlight: Cam Vining

Falcon Spotlight: Cam Vining

Alex DeStefano, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

At Saint Stephen’s, we have an abundance of talent strolling the halls. Whether it be in photography or theatre, art or athletics, it is clear to see the flair that is present in our surrounding peers. Junior Cam Vining stands out as someone who thrives in multiple areas of skill, notably in thea...

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