Centre County Report: October 12, 2021

Newscast posted October 12, 2021 in Centre County Report by Centre County Report

On today's Centre County Report: The latest on Bellefonte's controversial change to its school mascot and logo. Plus, what a Penn State student is doing to fight food insecurity in a unique way. And highlights from one of the big weekend HS football games. 

About the Contributors

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Connor Kanto

Freshmen / Telecommunication

Connor Kanto is a Freshman from Wayne, Pennsylvania. During his time in High School, Connor has won first for a Sports Package from The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Last May, Connor interned at WHYY Philadelphia. He works as TV and Media Lab Assistant for Centre County Report.

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Jordan Mansberger

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Jordan Mansberger is a senior majoring in broadcast journalism and minoring in marketing and sports studies.

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Colton Pleslusky

Fourth-Year / Telecommunications

Colton S. Pleslusky is a fourth-year from Aliquippa, Pennsylvania majoring in telecommunications at Penn State. He is a director and writer for the CommRadio Arts & Entertainment Department as well as the host on Nittany Stories and a co-host on Nittany Record Club alongside Emily McGlynn. He does behind the scenes tasks, including directing, producing, programming and more for the Centre County Report. To contact him, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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Rylee Curry

Senior /

Rylee is a senior multimedia journalist from Upper Darby, Pennsylvania dual majoring in Broadcast Journalism and African American Studies. Her ultimate professional goal is to host her own talk show that uplifts, celebrates and educates the African American community at large. As a student she is actively pursuing this goal through her academics and extracurricular activities. On campus, Rylee serves as the Co-Editor in Chief of Sovereign Magazine, which is the first magazine for students of color on Penn State’s University Park campus. She works as an anchor and reporter for Centre County Report and Penn State Network News. Rylee is also the host of her very own podcast, The Rylee Sage Podcast. Alongside of finishing her undergraduate studies, Rylee is also a student in Penn States Master’s of Public Policy Program. In the future Rylee hopes to combine all of her passions to change the world with her voice!

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Andy Smith

Senior /

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Lauren Starker

Senior /

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Grace Tomlinson

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