Staff 2022

Mia Howard

Editor in Chief

Mia is a senior, and this is her third year on the Aerie staff. She joined Aerie because it seemed like a fun environment. She likes to work out, listen to music and read. Mia enjoys Aerie because of the fun environment and the sense of accomplishment that comes with creating a magazine. After graduating, she plans to study software engineering in college.

Anna Bench

Submissions Editor

This is Anna's second year in Aerie and she joined to try something new and become more involved in high school. She is looking forward to going to college next year and majoring in mathematics with a minor in political science. Anna is involved in both cross country and track and loves to travel.

Maggie Gregory


Maggie is in 9th grade and is a first-year staff member . She enjoys painting, writing, baking and binge-watching tv-shows. She wanted to be a part of something artsy that was shared with everyone. Even though it is several years away, after high school, she plans to take a gap year exploring before college.

Abby Hurwitz

Social Media Director

Abby is a sophomore, and this is her first year on the Aerie staff. She is a JV cheerleader at Fairmont and participates in competitive all-star cheerleading at Legacy Xtreme Competitive Edge. She loves creative writing, photography and art. After high school, she plans to major in forensic psychology at University of Pittsburgh.

Addi Howard

Addi is a sophomore in her first year as an Aerie staffer. She joined Aerie because she loves reading and because her sister Mia thought she would enjoy the class. In her free time, she enjoys spinning flag in color guard and reading. After high school, she plans on going to college to major in early childhood education.

Arian Ineza

Arian is a senior, and this is her first year in Aerie. She joined Aerie because it was about story writing and reading and she loves reading. After high School, she wants to go to college, to major in biology to eventually become a doctor. Arian wants to save lives and she thinks this is one way to do it. She also intends on going back to Africa because she thinks her help would be needed there.

Bridget Sexton

Bridget is a Senior who joined Aerie just this year. She enjoys photography, writing, music and watching movies. She thought Aerie would be a good fit for her because it would allow her to express her creativity and become part of a group of people who share similar interests. After high school, she plans to go to college and major in journalism.

Megan Wasner

Megan is a senior in their first year of Aerie. They joined Aerie for a new challenge and a fun experience. Megan enjoys painting, writing, skateboarding and video games. They plan on going to Sinclair and transferring to UC with a goal of graduating with a degree in environmental studies.

Issy Byrd

Issy is in 11th grade, and this is her first year working on Aerie. She joined Aerie because Anna Bench told her about it, and explained that it was a really interesting class to be part of. Issy runs cross country, indoor track, outdoor track and also loves playing tennis and going on hikes. Go follow her cat on Instagram @luci_is_the_best

Reagan Daley

Reagan is currently a junior. She plays for the Fairmont Women’s soccer team and is a part of the Class Council. She joined Aerie this year in order to explore her interests and to contribute more to the artists here at Fairmont. After high school, she is looking to major in Criminal Justice as she wants to be a criminal investigator one day.

Anna Gustin

Anna is a sophomore and first year Aerie staffer. She enjoys reading, hanging out with friends, listening to music, and doing gymnastics. She joined Aerie because she was looking for a unique class experience. After high school, she plans to have fun attending college.

Lily Rueckhaus

Lily is a junior and this is her first year on Aerie and her first year at Fairmont. She joined the class because Mrs. Bruzzese convinced her to. She spends most of her free time reading or drawing and hopes to go to college and study English!

Lillee Vest

Lillee is a junior. For fun she likes to paint, read, and she also does gymnastics. She heard about Aerie through a friend and thought it sounded like a great experience so she joined for the first time this year. After high school, she plans to go to college and major in engineering.