Category: What’s Your Story?

Raul Aguirre: Relationship and Payback Extraordinaire

Raul Aguirre: Relationship and Payback Extraordinaire

Freshman Raul Aguirre believes that you learn life lessons best from experience. From knowing what it’s like to fall down to the relief of getting back up even if it means things have to get dirty. When it comes to relationships and the lessons taught in them, Aguirre firmly believes that trust is a powerful weapon. “It can be used […]

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Camryn Thomas

Camryn Thomas

When on her first mission trip in West Virginia freshman Camryn Thomas was inspired to help people. She doesn’t want her travel to stop there though. “I’d like to go somewhere to help people, like Africa,” Thomas said. She thinks that the most important quote she has heard was about perspective. “Perspective can help you view situations in other people’s […]

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Older Brother Luke Roberts

Older Brother Luke Roberts

Freshman Luke Roberts says that the happiest day of his life was the day both of his siblings were born. “I remember holding them when they were born,” Roberts said. Living on a farm and being isolated from neighbors keeps him and his family close. “We like to go outside and ride on four-wheelers through paths we made in the […]

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Family First

Family First

Sophomore Matthew Picariello has been with his brother Jake since birth. They do almost everything together and have made many memories with one and other. They have had a great influence on each other. “My twin brother Jake is the most important person in my life,” Picariello said. “We have been inseparable since birth.” Picariello believes that being alone is […]

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Family Travel

Family Travel

Senior Beronica Coyt is the youngest in her close knit family of five. Although her siblings are older and have moved out they still come together to take family trips throughout the year. During her free time Coyt enjoys getting her pictures done. She has done many photo shoots professionally and other ones just for fun. Coyt’s favorite tradition is traveling […]

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Cheer Leader Hannah Hall

Cheer Leader Hannah Hall

Freshman Hannah Hall is very involved with the cheer team and she has big plans for her future. Her mom and dad would always let her make her own decisions involving sports growing up and not pressure her to do anything specific. Hannah is planning on attending the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and being a part of the […]

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Life Lessons of Kayla Frey

Life Lessons of Kayla Frey

Senior Kayla Frey has faced many obstacles in her life. It has helped her learn valuable lessons that she still uses today. Frey has people to help her throughout her life and to influence the decisions that she makes. The main obstacle that Frey faces is not doing things for herself. “I always do things for the benefit of other […]

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Dreams To Reality

Dreams To Reality

Junior Izaiak Hernandez is no stranger to talking in front of a camera. With a YouTube channel called Lone Lukos he is used to being in front of a camera. He also has his own business making t-shirts called Fear the Pack. Out of these, Hernandez enjoys YouTube more. “With YouTube I can really be myself,” Hernandez said. “Where as […]

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An Unexpected Passion

An Unexpected Passion

The sound of the shoes against the floor, the music blasting through the studio, and the time and effort all for a short time on the stage to showcase all the work. Sophomore Colby Jackson has had a growing passion for dance since the first time he walked into Alicia’s School of Performing Arts four years ago for a musical […]

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Allie Fuquay is crowned Miss West Johnston 2018 by Miss West Johnston Abby Britt and Alasia Richardson. Photographed by Makayla Brown.

Allie All the Way

The spotlight focuses center stage, eyes giving their undivided attention as seven young women campaign with the hopes of becoming the next Miss West Johnston. The winner of the 2018 Miss West Johnston pageant was sophomore Allie Fuquay. This isn’t the first time Fuquay has won a pageant though, previously winning Little Miss Johnston County in 2016. With a busy schedule, […]

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