Human Interest

I’ve followed the story of the first all-girl Scouts BSA troop in my community from Feb. 2019 to Nov. 2020. Through both these feature stories, I pursued a newsworthy topic up close and highlighted the story of these trailblazing young women.

In November 2018 as a staff writer for The Red & Black, I visited inmates at Lee Arrendale State Prison — the largest womens prison in Georgia — to talk about the UGA-partnered Georgia Prison Beekeeping Program. Being able to interview these women is an unmatched experience. The beekeeping program still exists.
The digital story.

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How Conservation Collectives Are Tackling Growing Development In Athens

Nov. 19, 2020 | It’s easy to miss the entrance to the Orange Twin Conservation Community. About 15 minutes north of downtown Athens, Georgia, it takes a couple of country roads off the highway and a keen eye to spot the welcome sign, hidden behind a layer of overgrowth. 

Landing the title: Jefferson local tries to break world record for longest cornhole toss

Jun 26, 2019 | One man. Four bags. Over 320 tosses. And in the end, a failed attempt at breaking a world record. But Ricky Fitzpatrick will try again.

On the mend: Two years after accident, UGA graduate Agnes Kim takes it day by day

Oct 18, 2018 | Agnes Kim is a 24-year-old University of Georgia graduate who loves Christian music, calls herself a “social butterfly” and wants to be an occupational therapist. She is also the survivor of a critical brain injury. 

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