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Jesse Sparks

Journalist. Student.

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The County Line
Steps in the Right Direction

I received a silver key in the Scholastic National Writing Competition for this personal column.

The County Line
Minor(ity) differences lead to baseless judgements

A personal opinion column about affirmative action's place in the college application process. This column won a bronze medal at the state-wide Interscholastic League Press Conference.

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Welcoming brand new 'Dae'

A feature story about a high school custodian and her trials as she welcomes in a new addition to her family.

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No Teacher Left Behind

This editorial was written during student walk-outs, in which they protested teacher layoffs. This editorial won first place in the Online Editorial category at the Interscholastic League Press Conference.