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Anthony Addante

Anthony Addante, Opinions Editor

Senior Anthony Addante is a second year staff member and is an Opinions Editor on the Blueprint. Addante is a member of the cross country and track team. He is passionate about learning and is consistently a high honor roll student.

He is also a member of Model UN and politics club. In addition, he is a member of Madrigals, which is a select choir ensemble. He was on the DGS journalism team which placed third at state, and individually he placed first at sectionals in headline writing.

In his free time he enjoys reading, spending time with friends, listening to music, riding roller coasters and watching documentaries on a wide variety of topics ranging from sports to modern geopolitics. He also enjoys watching plays put on by DGS Drama.

He hopes to continue to build his writing skills through the Blueprint as he wants writing to be a major part of his life.

All content by Anthony Addante
Fruit can range from absolutely delicious to awful

Fruit that I hate

Anthony Addante, Opinions Editor
May 14, 2024
This the midday snack of an average idiot

Idiots to watch out for

Anthony Addante, Opinions Editor
March 14, 2024
FAFSA is always a frustrating process for students and parents alike.

FAFSA rollout is a disgrace

Anthony Addante, Opinions Editor
February 15, 2024
Despite my smile I am suffering deeply from having to run on our indoor track.

Indoor track badly needs an upgrade

Anthony Addante, Opinions Editor
February 5, 2024
Stage crew has a wide variety of responsibilities and works on every play

Stage crew builds wonderful worlds

Anthony Addante, Opinions Editor
November 10, 2023
These chairs cause me immense rage that can be matched by no other issue.

DGS has absolutely horrendous chairs

Anthony Addante, Opinions Editor
September 19, 2023
Senior Ava Lafin purchases an item from the new Grab-and-Go station

Fridges fix the wait time

Anthony Addante, Copy Editor
December 12, 2022
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