Entries by Jennifer

Education and Experiences Drive this Graduate to Care for Others

René White, Clarke County Resident and Maddy’s Granné  Madison (Maddy) Fuller, a 2020 CCHS graduate, attributes much of her education to her experiences. During CCHS she has taken several college medical courses and became certified in Incident Command Systems and Hazmat Awareness.  Maddy joined Blue Ridge Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company (BRVFRC) when she was […]

He Turned A Passion Into A Career

By Claire Stuart Members of Clarke County High School Class of 2020, like every class before them, are faced with the question of what they are going to do next. Recent research shows that the most popular college majors are business and the health professions. Currently, the “best jobs” are considered to be physical therapists, […]

In A Hurry To Start A Career Helping Animals

By Tiffany Ford Maeve Davis is graduating from CCHS and Mountain Vista Governor’s School with an Associates degree in science, a certificate in general education, and a career studies certificate from Allied Health. I had the honor of talking to Maeve about her experiences and what she’s excited about now that she has graduated. TF: What […]

You Will Be Successful In All Your Endeavors

By Mark Viti, Valedictorian, CCHS Class of 2020 First off, I want us all to take the time to thank the family and friends who made this moment possible. From our parents helping with kindergarten reading assignments to our siblings driving us to practice, our families have supported our growth and achievement. We also must […]

Clarke County High School Class of 2020

Emmie Jo Aiello  Jennifer Alfaro  Wade Clinton Anderson  Elba Lilian Andrade Zamora  Bradley Michael Atwell  Brady Alan Atwell  Anthony Alexander Avelar  Grayson Wyatt Aylestock  Alexander Caesare Bacci  Madeleine Anne Baldwin  Santiago Andres Barajas-Castillo  Nicholas Ivan Beatty  Joshua Aaron Mejia Beiler  Karly Alexis Bell  Taryn Martina Booth  Gabrielle Brigitte Boukaia  Emily Sara Bowen  Elaina Diane Bowman […]

Seniors on CCHS Life and New Beginnings

By Rebecca Maynard Members of the Clarke County High School (CCHS) class of 2020 never imagined they would finish their classes at home after school was canceled in mid-March because of COVID-19, but are making the best of a difficult time. On May 28 and 29, an in-person ceremony for the school’s approximately 170 seniors […]

A Tribute To John Lyttle

By Judy Melton Just like the song says, “You don’t know what you’ve got ’till it’s gone.” Heaven surely gained a new saint on the day that Clarke County lost John Lyttle.  John was that very rare combination of high intellect, deep humility and consistent good works. He could not give enough of himself away to […]

Wake Up, It’s Later Than You Think!

As the Crow Flies Story and illustration by Doug Pifer March sneaks up on me. I still consider it the beginning of nature’s year when the earliest spring birds and flowers appear. But now there’s a somber side to nature’s awakening, an odd, empty feeling, like waking up to discover I forgot to set the […]