Hellgate Lance

2018-2019 Staff

Matthew Knight


  Matthew Knight is editor-in-chief of the Hellgate Lance. In his previous two years of working on the paper, he has served in both Arts and Entertainment and News. Previously, he has been presented a third-place awar...

Madeline Swanberg

News Editor

Madeline writes for the Lance because she hopes reading it will help Hellgate students become a more connected and informed community. Apart from writing, she also loves running, backpacking, and spending time with her pets. ...

Dylan Yonce

News Editor

Dylan Yonce is a senior at Hellgate High School.  This year she will be covering all things political for the Lance, focusing on global, national, and local politics through news and op ed pieces.  She has been a guest writer...

Ella DeGrandpre

Arts and Entertainment

This is Ella DeGrandpre’s first year working on the Lance. She started Lance at semester because of her interest in journalism and the desire to write about events at Hellgate. Ella’s interests are running, activism, cooking,...

Zara Noonan

Arts and Entertainment

This is Zara Noonan’s first year working on the Lance. She is excited to bring new content to the paper, primarily in Arts and Entertainment. Noonan believes that her close involvement in the Missoula and Hellgate community ...

Luke O'Connell

Sports Editor

Luke O'Connell is a sophomore at Hellgate and writes mainly in the sports section for the Lance. His motivation for writing for the Lance is to improve his writing abilities and learn more about the world around him. At Hellgate...

Jason Upton

Sports Editor

Jason is a senior at Hellgate and is editor of the sports section. This is his third year writing for the Lance. He enjoys running cross country and playing guitar, and takes part in Model United Nations during the school year. ...

Elise Stearns

Staff Cartoonist

Elise Stearns is the Staff Cartoonist and occasional A&E writer, this is her second year with the Lance. When she isn't writing or drawing for the Lance you can find her running with the Hellgate XC team or watching Netflix. She...

Aileen Beaton

Arts and Entertainment Editor

Aileen Beaton is a senior at Hellgate, and this is her first year on the Lance staff. Aileen is one of the captains on the cross country team and likes to spend time with her friends and teammates. She also enjoys running tra...

Sarah Kronner

Arts and Entertainment Editor

Sarah Kronner is a senior at Hellgate High School. It’s her first year writing for the Lance, and she’s looking forward to adding her own perspectives to it. Kronner enjoys music, sports and spending time outdoors. She’s excited ...

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