Meet Our Interns

Current Interns

Montana Aldridge, Plymouth, MA


Montana is a senior at Plymouth North High School. She loves the beach, psychology, writing, reading, and working. Montana plans to study business or communications as an undergraduate.

Articles by Montana:

Q&A on Stacy Padula’s 1st book!

Plymouth North High School’s Montana Aldridge on The Right Person by Stacy Padula

Nicholas Alva, Tempe, AZ

Nicholas is sophomore at Arizona State University, where he studies Communications. Nicholas is originally from Needham, Massachusetts. He is an avid sports fan and world traveler. His main interests lie in journalism, sports statistics, playing hockey, and attending athletic events. Nick hopes to have a career in the field of sports journalism.

Jenna Finnerty, Norwell, MA

Jenna Finnerty is a senior at Norwell High School in Norwell, Massachusetts. She is planning to major in nursing next year. Jenna has accrued years of experience as a cheerleader and gymnast. She also has a passion for traveling and looks forward to studying abroad in college.

Articles by Jenna:

Q&A on MLH #1 with Jenna Finnerty

The Right Person by Stacy Padula Accurately Depicts High School Social Challenges

Caroline Forbes, Needham, MA

Caroline is a senior at Needham High School. She is an avid cheerleader, who coaches an All-star team. Caroline plans to study communications or marketing in college.

Articles by Caroline:

Caroline Forbes Reviews The 1st Book in the Montgomery Lake High Young Adult Book Series

Q&A with Caroline Forbes on Montgomery Lake High #1: The Right Person

Jack Gallagher, Norwell, MA

Jack Gallagher is a rising junior at Norwell High School. At school, some of his favorite subjects include History, English, and Biology. Outside of the classroom, he competes in sports such as football, swimming, and lacrosse. He looks forward to the challenges that this school year will hold and the ways he will figure out how to overcome them!

Articles by Jack:

An Honest Review of The Right Person by Stacy Padula

Q&A on Montgomery Lake High #1

Erin Punzak, Norwell, MA

Erin is a senior at Norwell High School. She has a heart for helping others and working with children. She would like to major in education or life sciences in college.

Julie Punzak, Norwell, MA

Julie is a senior at Norwell High School. Some of her favorite hobbies include playing lacrosse, skiing, and swimming. Science is her favorite subject, and she plans to major in psychology or nursing in college.

Rebecca Ronning, New York, NY

Rebecca is a junior at Brooklyn Technical High School in Brooklyn, New York. As a city kid, some of her hobbies include riding the subway and exploring the city with friends, making all kinds of art and traveling with her family and experiencing new and exciting thingsĀ along the way.

Articles by Rebecca:

Montgomery Lake High #1 by Stacy Padula Truly Captures the High School Experience!

Q&A with Rebecca Ronning on Young Adult Lit!

A Teen’s Opinion of The Aftermath by Stacy Padula

Rebecca Ronning on When Darkness Tries to Hide by Stacy Padula – YA Lit for 2018!

Q&A on When Darkness Tries to Hide with Rebecca Ronning

Charlotte Silverman, Needham, MA

Charlotte Silverman is a senior at Needham High School. At school, her favorite subjects include English, Biology, and Computer Science. Outside of school, she runs indoor and outdoor track, and loves spending time with friends and family. She looks forward to overcoming challenges and exploring new experiences during her senior year.

Good for parents & teens: Montgomery Lake High #1!

Sophia Tufankjian, Duxbury, MA


Sophia is a senior at Duxbury High School. Some of her hobbies include volunteering, being involved in her church, and writing. She plans to study business or communications in college.

A Young Adult Fiction Review by Sophia Tufankjian

Samantha Waxman, Easton, MA


Samantha is a senior at Oliver Ames High School in Easton, MA. Some of her hobbies include cheering for her high school’s team, hanging out with friends, and spending time with her dog Rosie. Samantha’s favorite subject in school is history, and she is excited to start her senior year.

Articles by Samantha:

Reviewing MLH #1: Good for Teens!

Q & A on MLH book #1 with Sam Waxman of Easton, MA

Honest Thoughts on MLH #2: When Darkness Tries to Hide

Q&A with Samantha Waxman on Stacy Padulaā€™s Novel ā€œWhen Darkness Tries to Hideā€

Samantha Waxman on ā€œThe Battle for Innocenceā€ by Stacy Padula

Q&A with Samantha Waxman on ā€œThe Battle for Innocenceā€ by Stacy Padula


Kelly Mitchell & Charlotte Moynihan of Needham, MA


Kelly Mitchell and Charlotte Moynihan are seniors at Newton Country Day School in Newton, Massachusetts. They both demonstrate an uncanny ability to understand complex texts and perceive underlying themes within stories. Kelly and Charlotte actively read and analyze each Montgomery Lake High book. They provide constructive feedback from a teenager’s perspective on characters and plot points, as well as write book reviews and complete Q&A’s that are published online. This winter, Kelly and Charlotte will be creating thematic video trailers to advertise the series to a teenage audience. As top students in their graduating class, their feedback is highly valued. Kelly will be attending Notre Dame in the fall of 2018 and Charlotte will be attending the University of Richmond. We are extremely proud of all of their accomplishments!

Articles by Kelly & Charlotte:
The Right Person Review by Kelly Mitchell
Q&A on MLH #1 by Kelly Mitchell
Q&A on MLH #2 by Kelly Mitchell
The Right Person Review by Charlotte Moynihan
Synopsis of When Darkness Tries to Hide by Charlotte Moynihan
The Battle for Innocence Review by Charlotte Moynihan
The Aftermath Review by Kelly Mitchell
Q&A on The Aftermath by Kelly Mitchell


Elizabeth Harvey, Needham, MA

Elizabeth graduated from Dana Hall School in 2017 (Wellesley, Massachusetts). She currently attends The SI Newhouse School of Communication at Syracuse University with a focus on Public Relations. We are so proud of her acceptance into such a renowned program!

Articles by Elizabeth:
The Right Person Q&A
The MLH Characters
The Aftermath ReviewĀ 
The Aftermath – The Spiritual BattleĀ 
The Forces Within Review
The Forces Within – The Spiritual Warfare
Videos by Elizabeth: