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2016-2017 Staff

Alejanrda Ruiz

Staff Writer

Hey! I’m Alejandra Ruiz and I’m a sophomore this year at DHS. During my free time, I enjoy watching movies, being on social media and hanging out with my friends. Last year, I took Journalism because I wanted to try so... 

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Faith Myers

Photography Editor

Hey everyone! My name is Faith Myers and this year I’m a junior at DHS. Even though this is my first year on newspaper staff , it’s not my first ride on the journalism train! When I enrolled in journalism my freshme... 

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Carson Read


Hello! My name is Carson Read and I’m humbled to say that I am the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal this year! Alongside newspaper, I am an active member of FFA and serve as a Decatur FFA officer. Journalism is a treasur... 

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Madison Scroggins

Staff Writer

My name is Madison Scroggins and I’m a staff writer for The Journal! I am a sophomore and this is my second year on staff. In my free time I enjoy reading, writing, drawing, and hanging out with my friends. My goals for ... 

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Taylor Durham

Assistant Editor

Hello! My name is Taylor Durham, and I’m a sophomore here at DHS! I am the Assistant Editor of the Journal, the manager of the Eagle Dolls, a member of SSJ, and absolutely stoked to work with this amazing staff! Aft... 

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Nate Carr

Staff Writer

Hello! My name is Nate Carr. I am a sophomore at DHS and this is my second year on the newspaper staff. This year I am training to be the Webmaster. I’m an honor student with a passion for the arts. Some of my favorites ... 

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Allan Allsbrooks


Hey! My name is Allan Allsbrooks, and I’m officially a senior. I have been in student publications for the past 3 years, and now this year I’ll be mentoring sophomore Nate Carr to take over as Webmaster next year. Some of... 

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