McIntosh Trail

2018-2019 Staff

Kamryn Torr

Editor In Chief

Senior Kamryn Torr has been a part of the Trail staff for 4 years. After being a staff writer her freshman year and sports editor her sophomore year, this will be Kamryn’s second year as Editor in Chief for the Trail. Aside from her interest in journalism, Kamryn loves sports. Her passion for sports includes soccer and football. She began playing soccer when she was three years old, but the week b...

Anna Muh

News Editor

Senior Anna Muh is a two-year returning staff member to the McIntosh Trail. She joined the Trail in her junior year as a staff writer and is thrilled to be back for her senior year as the News Editor. Muh has a deep background in writing. Along with serving as the Trail’s News Editor, she is the President of the school’s chapter of National English Honors Society and the Co-Editor in Chief of MisChi...

Sylvie Call

A & E Editor

Sylvie Call is a senior at McIntosh and has been with the Trail for three years; this year marks her second as the Arts and Entertainment (A&E) editor. She is a co-editor for the school’s literary magazine, MisChief, and a co-captain in the Spirit of McIntosh colorguard. In addition, she is in the National Society of High School Scholars, National English Honor Society, and Quill and Scroll. Thi...

Katrina Skonberg

Opinions Editor

Writer Katrina Skonberg is the McIntosh’s Trail Opinion Editor for her second year. Outside of journalism, Katrina runs for cross country, swims on McIntosh’s varsity swim team, is the President of Young Libertarians, has a part-time job at a local restaurant, and won third place at Fayette County's Literary Bowl Domestic Speech Competition earlier this year. In her free time she likes to play...

Arden Estep

Opinions Editor

Arden Estep is participating in journalism at McIntosh High School for her third year in a row. Last year, she enjoyed being the Opinions and Editorials editor, but this year she has taken on a new title as the Features Editor. Arden is the Treasurer of the Young Libertarians Club, a member of the Spanish Club, and a writer for the Kedron Living magazine.  In addition, she has a part-time jo...

Nathan Besse

Staff writer

Whether it’s composing essays for English class or writing as a hobby at home, Nathan Besse has always had an interest in writing. Due to his love for writing, he took gifted English for freshman and sophomore year to improve his writing abilities. His senior year is his first year as a journalist for the McIntosh Trail and he is excited to write on some interesting topics throughout the year....

Cailey Hardman

Staff Writer

Cailey Hardman is a senior at McIntosh High School who will graduate this school year, 2019. She has been a resident of Peachtree City all her life and she started her education here in 2006. Both of Cailey´s parents are also lifelong residents of Peachtree City along with most of her family who also attended McIntosh High School. Currently, Cailey is working at World Gym in the Childcare center whe...

Luke Wonderley

Staff writer

Luke Wonderley is a voice actor and full-time student at McIntosh High School. His first job was as an announcer for the Men’s Lacrosse games for MHS, and this has led to him delving deeper into the voice acting field. Additionally, he is a member of the German Club and the MisChief Literary Magazine and is also on the McIntosh Multi Rotor Team (MMRT), which has just earned its second national titl...

Jackson Stone

Staff writer

The 2018-19 school year marks junior Jackson Stone’s second year with the McIntosh Trail. Jackson currently writes for the Trail along with Atlanta Sports Headquarters, a local sports blog. He loves writing and his favorite subject has always been English. Throughout his time in the field, Jackson has been lucky enough to interview athletes like NBA player Taurean Prince and UNC basketball player ...

Marissa Shockley

Staff writer

Marissa Shockley is a sophomore at McIntosh High School. Her hobbies are photography, writing, and editing photos and videos. Extracurriculars that she is involved in consist of the French Club and the school’s tennis team. In her spare time, she enjoys hanging out with close friends and family and dominating at Super Mario Bros. This year, Marissa is looking forward to improving her writing, spend...

Andrew Pinckney

Staff writer

Born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Andrew Pinckney is a passionate baseball player and competitor. He has played baseball for 14 years, and basketball for 5 years. He is apart of the Beta Club and National Honor Society at McIntosh High School. Although a very lazy personality, Andrew loves to be creative, and he loves being apart of something bigger than him. He loves Froot Loops, consuming bowl after bow...

Charlotte Moore

Staff Writer

Charlotte Moore was born on December 2, 2000 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  She to Peachtree City in 2006 and began playing soccer when she was seven.  She became a three-year Varsity soccer player for the Lady Chiefs. She has been inducted into the National Beta Club,  the National Honor Society, and the National English and Spanish Honor Society here at MHS.  Charlotte has travele...

Jordyn Mobley

Staff writer

Jordyn Mobley is a freshman starting her first year on the Mcintosh Trail. She participated in the newspaper staff and morning announcements in elementary school. She is continuing to broaden her horizons by working with the Trail. In her free time, she is a part of the McIntosh Marching Band. She has been playing the violin for three years and is about to start her fourth. She won the English Award in...

Bailey Lopez

Staff writer

When he is not competing in soccer matches or grueling debates, Bailey Lopez writes for the McIntosh Trail. Currently attending McIntosh for his fourth year, Lopez is excited for this year’s potential. Because he was born in Guatemala City, Guatemala, Lopez provides a different perspective for the Trail. Since he is a soccer state champion, Lopez knows what it is like to compete; he plans to carry out th...

Yunju Lee

Staff writer

Yunju Lee is a current sophomore staff writer for the Trail. She played the violin and danced for six years while maintaining her love of reading. She is passionate about drawing and writing, and was on the newspaper and yearbook staff in junior high. Yunju currently takes art classes outside of school and has won two awards for her art. She is currently in Beta Club, loves anything Disney, and is...

Nakia Harmon

Staff writer

Nakia Harmon is a freshman at McIntosh High School and is new to the McIntosh Trail. She is the second oldest out of five siblings. She enjoys listening to the opinions and ideas of others. In the seventh grade, she was a participant of her school´s Modern Woodmen oratorical contest. She began sewing at the age of nine. Some of the things that she enjoys doing in her spare time are spending time with...

Cailey Hardman

Staff writer

Jermal Hall

Staff Writer

Senior Jermal Hall is entering his first year as part of the McIntosh Trail staff.  Because he’s from Baton Rouge,  Louisiana, Jermal is an LSU and New Orleans Saints fan.  Being an avid sports fan, Jermal knows that the New Orleans Saints are going to win the Super Bowl, and that LSU will do very well this upcoming season.  Jermal has an identical twin who goes to MHS and is...

Dani Davis

Staff writer

Dani Davis is a 17- year-old senior at McIntosh. She is anxiously awaiting to turn 18 and embark on the new adventure that is college (hopefully at Kennesaw State University) where she plans to study nursing and intern work as a nurse in the ER. Her favorite subject is anatomy, and she is an officer in Healthcare Occupations Students of America (HOSA) club this year. Her favorite pastime is zooming...

Anastasia Gonzalez

Staff writer

Anastasia Gonzalez is a former Legend Yearbook veteran of three years. She decided for a change she would join The Trail Newspaper Staff at McIntosh High School for her junior year.

Bergen Estep

Staff writer

Bergen Estep is a sophomore staff writer. This is her first year as a student journalist for the Trail. Bergen enjoys writing many different types of stories but especially sports articles. Other than writing, Bergen enjoys being active through running cross country, hiking, and biking, and working at a local restaurant in her free time. She really enjoys the restaurant scene and hopes to pursue a f...

Lexie Holder

Staff writer

Ninth grade student-athlete Lexie Holder finds a balance between her Mcintosh softball schedule and contributing to journalism as a new member of the Mcintosh Trail and finding time to continue to write as a passion. She is a two-year consecutive Laws of Life winner and a former Middle School ambassador. Her favorite all-time writers are music critic Lester Bangs and Bob Dylan. She always finds ti...

Alissa Dannehl

Staff writer

Senior Alissa Dannehl is a first-year staff member for the McIntosh Trail. She moved to Peachtree City from Louisiana the summer before sixth grade. She will be attending the University of Alabama next fall. In fifth grade, Alissa won the D.A.R.E essay contest at her school, and placed second place in her school’s spelling bee. She joined French club last year and has enjoyed learning the langua...

Samantha Cornett

Sports Editor

Junior Sam Cornett joined the newspaper staff her freshman year and has been sports editor for two years. Between being an editor for the Trail, Sam works at Chick-fil-a and Justice, as well as being a writer for the magazine Lake Kedron Living in Peachtree City. She is a member of the National Spanish Honor Society, the National Society of High School Scholars, and also has spent the last two years p...

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