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2020-2021 Staff

Ava Wilson

Ava Wilson

Hey, I’m Ava! This is my 3rd year on staff and my 4th in journalism overall. I’m this year’s Associate Editor and I really enjoy editing articles and building other writers. I also write articles, and you can check them out here...

Kyra Spain

Kyra Spain

Hey! I'm Kyra and this is my first year on staff. I love being active in my free time, or hanging out with friends. No matter what, I always find time to write. I joined this class to find my voice in writing, and I'm hoping to...

Grace Hedlund

Grace Hedlund

Hi! I'm Grace. I am a freshman at Etowah, and this is my first year on staff. I am a dancer at Steppin' Out Performing Arts Center and a cheerleader at Etowah. I love to write, and I am so excited to work with such amazing people...

Naomi Williamson

Naomi Williamson

Hello! My name is Naomi Williamson, and this is my first year on staff. I am very excited to be on the Talon this year because I cannot wait to showcase my love of reading and writing. I like writing fictional stories and opinion...

Hailey Weiner

Hailey Weiner

Hi! My name is Hailey Weiner (why-ner), and this is my second year working on the Talon and my first working as Assistant to the Head of Staff. I am also a part of the Dance Team, NEHS, the tutoring center, and I dance and help te...

Alannah Hipps

Alannah Hipps

Hi! My name is Alannah Hipps! I am a sophomore and this is my second year on the Talon. I am the Head of Recruitment and Internal Affairs and an editor. In my free time I like to read, write, and hang out with friends. I am sup...

Riley Corona

Riley Corona

Hi! I’m Riley Corona I am a senior at Etowah this year. This will be my second year on staff for The Talon. I love being able to be a part of this team to share stories with all the Etowah community. Besides writing for The...

Ila Prabhuram

Ila Prabhuram

Hey! My name is Ila (ee-la) and I'm a junior at Etowah. This is my third year in Journalism and this year, I'm the Head of Staff. I love writing and want to pursue a career in International Relations and Journalism. I love to work ...

Mia Jacobs

Mia Jacobs

Hello! Howdy-do! My name is Mia Jacobs and I am one of your Co Editor-in-Chiefs this school year! I am super excited for the year and what is to come. It is important to keep working and enjoy life as it goes, “Times fun when y...

Alyssa Pearson

Alyssa Pearson

Hello! My name is Alyssa Pearson and I am a senior at Etowah. This is my fourth year in Journalism and I am one of your Co Editor-in-Chiefs this year! My dream vacation is visiting the Redwood Forest and I have played soccer for 14...

Ansley Melnick

Ansley Melnick

Hi, I am Ansley Melnick. I am a senior and this is my third year on staff. I am so grateful that writing for The Talon has allowed me to grow as a writer, to meet some of my closest friends, and to come to my favorite high school...

Kat Kochansky

Kat Kochansky

Hi! I'm Kat, and this is my fourth year on staff. I'm the Editor-In-Chief of the paper, and I absolutely love working with our team to keep the Etowah community informed. When I'm not writing or editing, you can find me at practice...

Nicole Martin

Nicole Martin

Hey! I’m Nicole. I’m the head of staff and an editor. Last year I was an exchange student in Spain, so you’ll notice a lot of my articles are about traveling. I play varsity golf, I’m involved in my youth group, and I...

Holly Kate O'Brien

Holly Kate O’Brien

Hi! My name is Holly Kate O’Brien, and this is my fourth year on staff. This year I am an editor and the head of marketing. I love this class because I can express myself through writing and show my leadership skills. I am a...

Alina Frederick

Alina Frederick

Hello, I am Alina Frederick, and this is my fourth year on staff. This year, I am the Head of Recruitment and Internal Affairs, sports supervisor, editor, and social media advisor. My favorite part about writing is jotting down my t...

Marsha Loversky

Marsha Loversky

In my fourth teaching year at Etowah, I bring my passion for the written word along with my journalism experience to The Talon. Born in Canada, I am much more comfortable with the frozen water; I began skiing and skating when...

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