The Blackman Voice

Working on a political campaign

Jenene Grover, Managing Editor February 1, 2021

Owen Farnsworth, Blackman 2020 graduate, had the honor of being one of “Hale’s Angels,” (Christopher Hale’s campaign team). Hale ran for the seat in the U.S. House of Representatives to represent...

Abby (Morehouse) Chatfield (left) and Zach Adams (right) are former Blackman Voice staff members.

Two alumni discover their passions through connection and friends

Jenene Grover, Managing Editor December 9, 2020

Throughout the 20 years of The Blackman Voice, many students have come and gone, all while gaining an education. Two former staff members, Zach Adams and Abby (Morehouse) Chatfield are in different...

Danielle Parades is shown on the bottom row, second from the left. Shamani Salahuddin is seen on the bottom row, in the center.

From high school editors to college students: leaders through it all

Maddy Williams, Editor in Chief November 16, 2020

As we celebrate the 20th, now 21st anniversary of Blackman High School, we have looked to The Blackman Voice’s alumni to see where they are now. Many of them are pursuing journalism in their careers...

Caitlyn Parris as a BHS senior in the bottom row second from the left.

Blackman alumni return as Rutherford County educators

Maddy Williams, Editor in Chief May 5, 2020

Often times you may wonder, “Will what I learn in my classes actually teach me anything for my future?”  These Blackman alumni prove the opposite—they still use the skills they learned in Journalism...

Jennings playing football for the Blaze.

Former Blackman and Tennessee Volunteer football star Jauan Jennings selected in the 7th round of the 2020 NFL Draft by the San Fransisco 49ers

Christian Skelton, Sports Editor May 1, 2020

On late Saturday afternoon, chances of getting drafted looked bleak for Jauan Jennings. When the seventh and final round of the 2020 NFL Draft began Jennings had yet to be selected. Jennings had been projected...

Gini Faulk at work.

The Faulk Siblings

Maddy Williams, Managing Editor October 31, 2019

The Faulk siblings are former Blackman Voice staffers that have applied the skills they learned on The Voice staff as well as at Blackman to aide them in their careers and lives today.   “I went...

Devin Lampitt: Blackman Voice Alumnnus

Devin Lampitt: Blackman Voice Alumnnus

Kayla Donaldson, Reporter March 20, 2019

Behind the scenes of her studies, she hosts her own radio show: The Basement, which airs every Wednesday from 2-3 p.m. on 88.3FM WMTS Murfreesboro at MTSU. Devin Lampitt is a Blackman High graduate who...

Ali Vice: A Rising Actress

Ali Vice: A Rising Actress

Katelyn Morrow, Reporter February 15, 2019

Ali Vice, a former Blackman student, graduated in 2007 and is slowly making her dreams of becoming a performer come true.  Since graduating, Vice has gotten involved with Bollywood, the Indian-Hindi...

Matthew Hurts speak to the Blackman Voice staff in the courtyard.

Matthew Hurtt: school reporter turned professional

Sienna Phillips and Mia Isom February 5, 2019

Blackman alumnus Matthew Hurtt advanced from being a news reporter for The Blackman Voice, to a freelance reporter, to working for a non-profit organization.  “I think the most important thing that...

An NFL Star Among Us

Kylie Tarver and Katelyn Morrow October 23, 2018

Former Blackman football player I’tavius Mathers is sharing his skills with our freshman football team. After six years of being away from Blackman, he returned to where it all started. Mathers went...

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