Soccer’s Sweetheart: Sydney Nordan, Faith Christian School When people say, “You play like a girl!” they are by no means talking about Sydney Nordan. Sydney, a junior from Faith Christian School, plays goalie on the Faith Lions soccer team. What’s more, she is the only girl on a boys’ soccer team.
Designing for drama: Georgia Sedmak, Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic School “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players” — unless you are Georgia Sedmak. A junior at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic School, Sedmak designs and creates costumes for the school’s drama department. She also crafts dresses and casual outfits that she wears on any normal day.
All that jazz: Anniston High School Jazz Band Some say that jazz is nothing more than a lost art. At Anniston High School, it’s much more than that. Ruben Mitchell, band director at AHS, has gathered a group of students who share a passion for jazz, including Marcus Jones, Tyler Johnson, Paul Glover, Mondrell Macon, Gabriel Chapple, Jakira West and Myles Brown.
Equestrian Essentials: Hannah McCurdy, Piedmont High School What was once the only method for transportation in the early stages of our nation has become a lifestyle for others. Meet Hannah McCurdy, a junior at Piedmont High School. Since she was born, Hannah was destined to become a competitive, driven equestrian.
Reflections of an ‘Untypical Teen’ What do you get when you combine a farmer, a baker and a talented costume maker? A classic nursery rhyme with a twist. Or, you get one influential group of teenagers — Calhoun County’s untypical teens.