Emily Amaya is a junior at Hillgrove High school. She plays the violin in the school orchestra. She enjoys reading, travel, and plays soccer. Emily Plans to continue her passion for music while pursuing her goal to help the less fortunate. She loves animals and children. She always tries new things and do better.
Ada Dilday is a junior and is new to Hillgrove and the Journalism pathway. She is originally from Chicago and desires to attend University of West Georgia to pursue nursing. She is a former varsity cheerleader and participated in the sport for two years. She is for equality and everyone being treated the same.
Aria Miller is a freshman at Hillgrove High School. She is a member of the Hillgrove Cross Country and Track team. She loves running, drawing, and watching YouTube. She has a passion for animal rights and racial and class equality. She aspires to go to medical school and become a neurologist.
JaMonet Rice is a junior who loves reading, writing, and Italian food. She loves all music specifically Pop, Alternative, and 90’s Hip-Hop and R&B. She can be found in the Hillgrove library speed reading through books or at home binge-watching the latest Netflix thriller. She also is apart of Drama Club, Habitat for Humanity, and a dedicated writer for the school newspaper. JaMonet hopes to either write for the big screen or spend her days fighting in a courtroom for human rights.
Mikayla Roberts is a junior at Hillgrove. She is a member of Hillgrove’s Step Team, Empowering Women of Color, and most recently Key Club. She is the secretary of a sorority youth group and enjoys helping her community through volunteer work. In her free time, you can find her baking delicious desserts or hanging out with her friends on their next spontaneous adventure. After high school, Mikayla hopes to attend a Historically Black College/University to major in journalism and mass communications to one day become an investigative news anchor.
A senior at Hillgrove, Davis is often considered one of the smartest and well-respected students in the school. Nearly all of his teachers have complimented him for being kind and hard-working . For the Talon, Davis’ specialty involves writing articles about forms of entertainment and media, such as movies, tv shows, etc. This would make sense as Davis is also a big fan of pop culture and could rival Mr. Barclay in terms of comic knowledge. What makes him special though is his concentration on his work and making sure the job gets done.