The Blackman Voice

Two alumni discover their passions through connection and friends

Abby (Morehouse) Chatfield (left) and Zach Adams (right)
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...

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

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

Blackman alumni return as Rutherford County educators

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

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

Jennings playing football for the Blaze.
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...

The Faulk Siblings

Gini Faulk at work.
Voice Alumni Spotlight
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
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...

Matthew Hurtt: school reporter turned professional

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

Daniel Cook Enters the World Race

Daniel Cook Enters the World Race
October 31, 2016

Daniel Cook is a Blackman High School alumnus who graduated in the year 2012. We recently interviewed him about his participation in The World Race. Q: How did you find out about the World Race? A:...

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