The Blackman Voice

2019-2020 Staff

Mckenzie Wade


Hey, my name is Mckenzie Wade. I am a sophomore. The biggest part of my life is soccer; I've been playing for 10 years now. currently I'm the varsity goalkeeper for the Lady Blaze soccer. I've always loved to take pictures, so...

Taylor Matney


Hey My name is Taylor Matney. I'm a sophomore. I've been writing since I was eleven. I started out writing poetry and grew into writing books. I am apart of Spanish Club and Blaze Buddies. I am very happy to be apart of the journalism...

Ally Blake


Hi, my name is Ally Blake. A few things about me, it that I love the color yellow a whole bunch. It is very bright and exciting to me. Another thing is that I have a YouTube channel where I sing and play my ukulele, so go check...

Sophie Lyons


Hey, guys! My name is Sophie and I'm the business manager for The Blackman Voice. I love art, baking, movies, music, and clothes. I'm from Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and my favourite quote is "Peace begins with love and respect"...

Lexi Shumate


Hi, I’m Lexie. I like dogs a lot more than people, and I spend more money than I have on food....

Maddy Williams

Managing Editor

I am a children's ministry worship leader. I enjoy country, worship, pop, and alternative music. I love iced coffee and chocolate chip cookies. I'm the treasurer of Rho Kappa, and an E.P.I.C mentor, in Renaissance, and in key...

Mia Isom

let me think about that

I was born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. I love photography, reading, and writing whenever I have the time. I like trying new things and living in the moment because it creates memories. I'm competitive in a sense but I understand...

Jenene Grover


My name is Jenene Grover, and I am a sophomore. I listen to all types of music (except country), but I mostly listen to K-Pop (BTS, Stray Kids, Chungha, etc..). Yes, I am 6'1". No, I do not play basketball or volleyball. Please...

Sienna Philips

News Editor

my friends think I'm weird, but mom says I'm just ~special~ "keep a gold chain on my neck" -BROCKHAMPTON

Shamani Salahuddin

Photo Editor

I am the current photo editor for The Blackman Voice. I joined the newspaper staff to have a creative outlet during the school day. In my free time I enjoy watching movies and hanging out with my friends.

Ms. Walker


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 ...