Humans of Lee: Up Close and Personal With Kelly Kennedy

Peering behind the acclaimed red curtain 
in the auditorium Kelly Kennedy shows one of her many passions. Kennedy is enthusiastic about theater and is thrilled to be a part of TAG.

Jacob Montgomery, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2020

Kelly Kennedy (10) is involved in many things around the school such as the Theater Arts Guild, Chorus, and Advanced/Honors classes. "Kelly is one of those students we (teachers) wish we could teach all three of the years that are spent at LCHS," Dr. Deborah Baltenburger (Faculty) said. "She's excep...

Humans of Lee: Up Close and Personal With Paris Biery

Humans of Lee: Up Close and Personal With Paris Biery

Rachel Ward, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2020

Paris Biery (10) has had one pretty incredible life for a high school student. Behind the scenes of a regular school day, she goes above and beyond to excel at her extra curricular activities outside of school. To her, however, these are more than just activities, it's her passion. Biery has been nationally reco...

Humans of Lee: Up Close and Personal with Breanna Pollock

Humans of Lee: Up Close and Personal with Breanna Pollock

Hannah Elliott, Co-Editor

February 4, 2020

There are many ways to be involved on campus. There are many sports and clubs available to students depending on their interests. Breanna Pollock (12) has spent all of her high school years dedicated to her favorite hobbies. Dancing has always caught the attention of Pollock; she started dancing at the young age o...

Humans of Lee: Up Close and Personal with Pilcher Thornton

In his home studio, Pilcher Thornton (12) spits out a unique freestyle on the spot. Thornton found a way to form a connection with others around the world through his songs. “I have gotten a taste of what I can do,” Thornton said. “The numbers I put out in such a short time - I’m trying to just grow that.”

Hannah Elliott, Tye Smith, and Haley Lokey

October 20, 2019

Having to keep up with school work is a universal student struggle. It always feels like there is not enough time in the day to complete assignments. Pilcher Thornton (12) manages to successfully complete college assignments, play golf, and even manage a rap career all while being a high school seni...

Humans of Lee: Up Close and Personal with Maggie Mann

Preparing for her upcoming competition. Maggie Mann (12), Rylie Turner (9), Emily Young (12), Abby Jenkins (11) practiced her rolls on the snare drum. Mann said, “This is my year, I have waited all my life for this.” She was locked in and determined to get her beats correctly.

Alfred Young, Eric Tabor, and Ej Walker

October 17, 2019

Maggie Mann (12) is a senior who has 2 siblings. Her twin sister, Gracie, is also a senior. Mann enjoys horseback riding, and she competes in seasonal races. She also first started on clarinet in eighth grade playing the solo in “Star Wars The Force Awakens." She joined the marching band playin...

Humans of Lee: Up Close and Personal with Hunter Hammond

Hunter Hammond (10) flips through a book to find the information he needs in the media center. Hammond always worked hard in and out of his classes. “Checking in books for information has become a habit, but it works,” Hammond said.

Tyson Baker, Dyamond Davis, and Landria Rollins

October 15, 2019

Here at this school, there are many students involved in honors or AP (advanced placement) courses. Among the students, is Hunter Hammond (10), a student with a full load of AP/advanced classes. He has been a student in the Lee County School System his whole life, and began taking advanced classes as soon ...

Humans of Lee: Up Close and Personal with Arwyn Kovach

With another piece of artwork to add to the collection, Arwyn Kovach (11) takes on a multi-panel work of artistic production.  However, when it came to her perception of art, it was not Kovach’s main style or goal.  “My goal is that I want to fully accomplish realism. When I try to draw people they look as real as I like. I want them to be more realistic. I want to master that,” Kovach said.  “My dream project would be working with clay to sculpt an actual person, I love doing the actual muscles of a person and I want to capture that in a sculpture. My main dream is to sculpt a giant Greek statue out of clay.”

Erin Epperson, Victoria Drury, Donovan Robertson, and Rachel Ward

October 15, 2019

With seemingly a million paintings and drawings, Arwyn Kovach (11) surprised many with her style of creativity.  From class, most know her as the girl who draws, a lot, but there is much more than what meets the eye.  When people look past the doodles and drawings in class they find a very unique ar...

Humans of Lee: Up close and Personal with Shakia Spence

Holding Zurri, Shakia Spense (12) enjoys spending precious time with Zurri. Spense had her baby at the age of fifteen and loves every day with Zurri. “My life has changed so much because I now have something to live for.”

Rhiannon Belcher, Avigail Wainright, and Kirey Simmons

October 10, 2019

Humans of Lee: Up Close and Personal With Shakia Spence Podcast Shakia Spence (12) became pregnant at fifteen. Her daughter is now a very loved member of the family at one year old. Spence and the father knew of the pregnancy very early on, though she kept the news from people in fear of being seen differen...

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