2019-2020 Staff

Emily Krug

Emily Krug is a senior and third-year member of the Dover Dispatch staff. This is her second year as opinion editor. She is a participant in band and choir, and assists in light operations for Dover Drama productions. Outside of s...

Stephanie Villafañe

Stephanie Villafañe is a junior who writes for the Dover Dispatch. She has two older sisters and one younger brother. She has always loved animals ever since she was little. She knew for sure that she would be caring for them in...

Thomas Uttley

Thomas Uttley is a new journalist, but one that never gives up. While he is not busy with school work or stress, he is looking for news stories that will hopefully interest people to read specifically writing stories about the schoo...

Joey Rugh

Joey Rugh is a freshman that has high hopes for his future. He often indulges in gaming with his closest friends. His goal is to become a streamer, but if it doesn't work out, he plans to become a professional chef. If he isn...

Alexis Poletti

Alexis Poletti, 15, is a freshman at Dover Area High School and is currently a journalism student. She has done gymnastics for over eight years. Alexis’ favorite subjects in school are Science and English. She enjoys skatebo...

Riley Mulder

Junior Riley Mulder is the sports editor for the Dover Dispatch staff. You will usually find Riley doing something active and in the gym, playing basketball or lifting. She is very involved with sports, but she attempts to get...

Caitlyn Laird

Freshman Caitlyn Laird enjoys writing for the Dover Dispatch. She also enjoys playing field hockey, as goalie, participating on the drumline for marching band, and playing in concert band. She also enjoys festival choir and is a ...

Michaela DeLauter

Michaela DeLauter is a senior. This is her second year as a part of the newspaper. Michaela is currently the editor-in-chief of the newspaper. She is involved in Marching Band, Adopt-A-Classroom, Fall Play, Spring Musical, Comp...

Madelyn Reed

Madelyn Reed is a sophomore and is in her first year of participating in the school newspaper. She plays softball in her free time and is on two different teams. She loves dogs and strawberries. When she graduates she wants to...

Kelsey Hasson

Kelsey Hasson is a sophomore, and a first year contributor to the Dover Dispatch. Kelsey is a hard working and dedicated student athlete. Kelsey plays volleyball for the school and also at a local travel team. When she isn’t p...

Destiny Guthrie

Destiny Lynn Guthrie is a freshman and rookie staffer. All her moments at Dover are something she will always remember. She is a very nice person but is very shy, and is striding to become more social. Her first semester of f...

Ryan Floyd

Ryan Floyd, also known as “Sweet Money” because of his basketball talent is a 15 year old sophomore and a rookie staffer. He is commonly known as the best 2K and GTA player in Dover. He enjoys listening to music, playing vid...

Paris Dugan

Paris Dugan, a sophomore, is a hard working, new addition to the Dover Dispatch staff. She enjoys playing basketball in her free time and being with her best friends. Paris is a proud little sister to three brothers and a big sis...

Landen Day

Landen Day is a freshman and while he is a rookie at his High School, he is liking the feeling of finding more friends and being in classes that he gets to choose. In his free time, he likes to watch Hulu, play video games, a...

Dylan Dawson

Dylan Dawson is a junior and was born on April 19th, 2003. He enjoys fishing, playing basketball, and graphic design. Dylan wants to attend Penn State University in the future for journalism, or another career in the communica...

Jose Barajas

Jose Barajas is a freshman at Dover Area High School and so far he is liking the feeling of being in a new school, and being able to make more friends and exploring all the different classes you can take. Jose plays football a...

Niya Allen

Niya Allen is an outgoing sophomore, who shockingly dreads, giving presentations. She is a rookie writer and staffer but is ready to add her own style to these pages. She is involved in volleyball, DECA, Choir, and Competitive Ac...

Dominic Orwick

Dominic Orwick is in 10th grade. In his free time he is found doing homework, playing video games, and at his brothers wrestling matches. He enjoys going to sports practices or games everyday. His favorite place to eat is Texas ...

Jayden Miller

Jayden D. Miller is a senior. He is involved in many activities in school such as Soccer, Basketball, and Lacrosse. Outside of school he likes photography and being in the top 3% on FIFA online. He plans to pursue a job in Jo...

Kortleigh Middleton

Kortleigh Middleton is a freshman staffer who believes that “free time” doesn’t fit into her schedule. Between taking her normal classes, and being in choir which owns part of her soul, she doesn’t find many opportuniti...

Jihan Middleton

Jihan Middleton is a great student. He’s the best student that you will ever see. He likes to play football, basketball, and other sports. His favorite subject is History. He plans to pursue a job in the Air Force after grad...

Serena Lucci

Serena Lucci is a freshman and first year writer for the Dover Dispatch. Her favorite hobby includes walking her dogs. At school she turns in her homework on time and tries to finish projects during the class period. After s...

Gia Lopez

Gia Lopez is a freshman who wants to take on the occupation of an ASL Interpreter, or some other job that involves writing professionally. Outside of school she likes to look at Texas colleges, make music, cheer, and take wal...

Makensie Husson

Makensie Husson is a junior. She plays field hockey for Ballyhoo, a club team. She lives with her father and her brother. She works at Johnny's Raceway Eatery and is an extremely hard worker. She loves writing poetry and watchi...

Marissa Hoff

Marissa Hoff is a freshman. This is her first year as a student writer for the Dover Dispatch. It’s also her first year as a student in the Dover School District. She’s looking forward to succeeding in this position and having mor...

Solomon Harris

Solomon Harris is a freshman. He plays video games and sleeps most of his days. He likes to watch basketball and his favorite teams are the Warriors and the 49ers. His favorite movie is Immortals. He likes to watch Sollumati on ...

Allison Harris

Junior Allison Harris is new to the Dover Dispatch. She is also involved in Mocktrial, Model UN, Mock Senate, musical, plays, Project Harmony, student council, YAchievers program, and marching band.

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