Staff 2023

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

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.

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.

New to Aerie this year: Ruben Baker, Rustic Bagwell, Emma Dietsch, Ispiro Halabi, Lydia Howard, Toby McElwee, Natalie Rozier, and Georgia Sosebee