Rachael Pacella

Writer

Rachael Pacella is the Naval Academy and education reporter for the Capital Gazette. She previously worked for the Baltimore Sun Media group as a reporter covering Towson, Catonsville and Arbutus in Baltimore County. She moved to Baltimore from Berlin, Maryland, "America’s Coolest Small Town.” She previously covered environmental issues on the Delmarva peninsula and is a graduate of the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism.

Recent Articles

  • Stressed out about the holidays? Annapolis practitioners say mindfulness can help

    Stressed out about the holidays? Annapolis practitioners say mindfulness can help

    Do you know what you’re getting your parents for the holidays? Oh, and whose house is the family dinner at this year? And what are you bringing? The year is over — did you do everything you wanted to, or miss out? The holidays can be a stressful time, filled with worries about the future and regrets...

  • 'My calling in life' discovered in dance

    'My calling in life' discovered in dance

    An Ellicott City woman who honed her love of dance — and teaching — as a student at Mount Hebron High School has been named Maryland's K-12 Dance Educator of the Year. Kassandra Serafini, 27, who was named as the award-winner by the Maryland Dance Education Association, said that guidance and inspiration...

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