The Blackman Voice

2018-2019 Staff

Savannnah Blades

Life Styles Reporter

My name is Savannah Blades and I am a Junior. I am a Lifestyles Reporter (among other things) for The Blackman Voice staff. I love to sing, write, and be funny possibly all 24 hours of the day. I am obsessed with Twitter and doing my makeup. Favorite Quote: ...

Lexi McCutcheon

Sports Reporter

To start off, my main thing right now is volleyball. I’m on the BHS junior varsity team, and it’s really great having my teammates to lean back on.  I have been an athlete all my life, from softball to soccer to volleyball. It...

Connor Anderson

Business Manager

I am the third of four kids and the forgotten one. I am the Student Body President of Blackman High School. I have also been on the track team for three years and been to state all three times.  Favorite Quotes:  “There'...

Maddy Williams

News Reporter

I enjoy working with kids in children's ministry worship at World Outreach Church. At Blackman, I'm in EPIC mentoring, Key Club, Renaissance, and Rho Kappa. I like listening to country, pop, and Christian music. Iced coffee is...

Kylie Tarver

Sports Editor

Hey, I love writing because it lets me express myself the way I want. My hobbies also include reading, art, and softball. I’ve been playing softball for 12 years, and I coach a group of little girls in my spare time. A fun fa...

Shamani Salahuddin

Photo Editor

I like burritos and photography (obviously). For college I want to study photo journalism and media studies. I joined the paper for the experience, and it gives me a creative outlet throughout the stressful day school can be. Favorit...

Megan Roth

Managing Editor

I like the smell of earth, the touch of waves, the uniqueness of houseplants, the sight of trees, the joy of running, and the feeling of being fully content. Also, my favorite colors are yellow, blue, and pink. Favorite Quotes: ...

Danielle Paredes

Editor-in-Chief

My favorite things in the world are my friends and family. It's cliché, but what I truly value most is finding to take time out of my day and having quality time with the people I most love in this world. Favorite Quote: ...

Ava Palmer

Sports Reporter

This is my first year working with The Blackman Voice. I enjoy volleyball, skating, and listening to music. I’m excited to be a sports reporter this year! Favorite Quote: “Do, or do not. There is no ‘try’.” ~Yoda ...

Katelynn Morrow

News Reporter

Besides writing, I enjoy drawing, listening to music, and taking pictures. I also love kids, so in my free time I like to help my mom and aunt at their daycare. When I get older, I would like to do a lot of traveling. Fa...

Wes McDowell

Graphics Editor

I don't really do much I'm a member of B.I.T. club at Blackman. I like music I guess. I'm also the graphics editor for The Blackman Voice thats really it. Yeet. Favorite quote: " Smooth seas don't make good sailors jump...

Ashlee Jarrett

Promotions Manager

I’m currently involved in a lot of extracurricular activities including dance, Epic, and Best Buddies. I am also a football manager This is my second year being on this amazing staff with these great people. One of my fav...

Mia Isom

News Reporter

I was born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. I love photography, reading, and writing whenever I have the time. I like trying new things because I feel like change is a good thing, or life would be simple and boring. Also, I’m competitive, but I do understand the val...

Kayla Donaldson

News Reporter

I’ve had experience with at least 5 different sports but none of them stuck because now I put a lot of time and energy into acting and preforming. Everything from the building the sets to the actual singing and dancing o...

Sydney Clarke

Business & Marketing Assistant

I really enjoy having a group of friends to work with. My hobbies include calligraphy, illustration, reading, and SHOPPING. If you see me on my phone, I’m probably online shopping. Favorite Quote: “Insecurity is a waste of t...

Chloe Blake

Print Editor

I am print editor on the staff! I enjoy hiking, reading, and writing. I also really love fashion! Favorite Quote: “Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” ~Thomas Merton...

Ms. Walker

Advisor

3 Words That Describe Yourself: Curious, Empathetic, and Friendly Favorite Food: Anything I'm not cooking myself. Hobbies: Reading and Photography Favorite Hang Spot: The beach or the mountains, depends on the season. Why did you join ...