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2018-2019 Staff

Ricordia Staff

Newspaper

Katrina Carpizo

Editor In Chief

Katrina is a Senior at Merion Mercy Academy. She has a passion for music, traveling, and food. She is an animal enthusiast with a unique fascination of orangutans, dogs, and pandas. In her free time, she enjoys creative writi...

Maddie Urbano

Assistant Editor In Chief

Maddie Urbano is a Senior at Merion, and this is her fourth year on Ricordia. This year, she will be taking on the new role of Co-Assistant Editor in Chief. Maddie is a member of the Tennis team, and she is also involved in Ima...

Cara Keller

Assistant Editor In Chief

Cara Keller is currently a Junior at Merion Mercy Academy, and this is her third year writing for Ricordia.  Cara is excited to take on a new leadership role this year as Ricordia’s Co-Assistant Editor-in-Chief.  In addition t...

Cate Aaron

Technology Editor

Cate Aaron is a current Sophomore at MMA, and is excited to continue writing for Ricordia. In addition to Ricordia, Cate is on Student Council, is a member of the Cross Country, Basketball, and Softball teams, and Glee Club. Ou...

Anna O'Brien

Staff Writer and Editor

Anna O’Brien is a sophomore at Merion Mercy and is thrilled to be writing for Ricordia! This is her second year as a Staff Writer and her first year as an editor. In addition to Ricordia, Anna participates in Cross Country a...

Elizabeth Norton

Staff Writer

Elizabeth Norton is a Junior at Merion Mercy Academy. This is her first year participating in Ricordia, and she is very excited to participate in the club. She loves to write and thinks Ricordia will be a great fit for her! She ...

Bella Privitera

Staff Writer

Bella Privitera is a Freshman at Merion Mercy and is writing this year for the school’s newspaper, Ricordia. Bella is involved in Merion Mercy Music Theater, Glee Club and  Mock Trial. Bella has always loved writing and has always...

Hannah Facenda

Staff Writer

Hannah Facenda is a Sophomore and is taking up a new position as Current Events and Academics Editor for the Ricordia newspaper. Hannah has a strong passion for writing: she knows she wants to pursue a career in political journ...

Jessica Link

Staff Writer

Jessica Link is a Freshman at MMA and this is her first year as a part of the staff of Ricordia! She loves to read and is currently a member of clubs Literary Bears and Potterwatch, as well as the Handbell Choir. She is excite...

Audrey DeLucca

Staff Writer

Audrey DeLucca is currently a Junior at Merion Mercy, and this is her second year in Ricordia. She is also on Ministry team. In addition to clubs, she plays for the Softball and Basketball team at MMA. She is looking forward to b...

Julia LaRosa

Staff Writer

Julia LaRosa is currently a Sophomore at Merion Mercy Academy. This is her first year on Ricordia, and she is very excited to join the staff! Julia is always eager to learn new things and plans on pursuing a career in medicine...

Mairead O’Hara

Staff Writer

Mairead O’Hara is a Sophomore at Merion Mercy Academy. Besides Ricordia, Mairead is Secretary of Spanish Club and a member of BioTech, Mock Trial, and Ministry. She spends most of her free time dancing. Mairead is writing for ...

Olivia Squillante

Staff Writer

Olivia Squillante is currently a Junior at Merion Mercy Academy.  This is her second year as a Staff Member on Ricordia, and she is excited for another amazing year ahead. Her creativity, passion for writing, and dedication to oth...

Tess Szathmary

Staff Writer

Tess Szathmary is currently a Sophomore at Merion. This is her first year writing for Ricordia, and she is excited to join the team. She really enjoys writing, and she is passionate about the school community. In addition to Ricord...

Morgan Kane

Staff Writer

Morgan Kane is a Sophomore at Merion Mercy Academy, and this is her first year writing for Ricordia. Morgan is on the Mock Trial team, an ambassador for Merion, and she is involved in service in and outside of school. Morgan’...

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