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Movie from 2014 grads wins at film festival

Movie from 2014 grads wins at film festival

By Madelyn Kelling, Owatonna HS, Owatonna, Minn.

October 2, 2014

It is a dream come true for former Owatonna High School students Ryan Huang and Maureen Gleason. The two University of Minnesota-Twin Cities freshmen have had a whirlwind summer with their film "The Root of Evil." Over the weekend of Sept. 27-28 the two attended the Catalina Film Festival and won the...

‘This story needs to be told’

‘This story needs to be told’

By Andrea Duncan, Lewisville High School, Lewisville, Texas

September 15, 2014

After six years, loved ones of sisters and former LHS students Sarah and Amina Said have helped in the telling of a story in search of justice. Sarah and Amina were murdered in the back of a taxi cab in Irving on Jan. 1, 2008. Their father, Yaser, was quickly suspected for the crime and has never...

Journalist sees hometown through new lens

Journalist sees hometown through new lens

By Riley Wallace, Sparkman HS, Sparkman, Ala.

January 13, 2014

A University of Alabama graduate employed full-time at AL.com, Amethyst Holmes may have found a way to “beat” the system with her love of journalism, dedication to hard work and love of the city and school which fostered her ability through interactive experiences and support. The 2008 Sparkma...