Category: Feature

MSD dance marathon Shines Light on Senior Angelique Meneses

MSD dance marathon Shines Light on Senior Angelique Meneses

Since she was 3 years old, dancing was a passion for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior Angelique Meneses. With her equal enthusiasm for spirit and helping others, she took the opportunity to apply to be the MSD dance marathon morale chair. Morale chair is one of the executive roles for the dance marathon event which will take place on […]

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MSD senior David Hogg goes viral on Youtube

MSD senior David Hogg goes viral on Youtube

In Redondo Beach, Calif., Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior David Hogg and his friend Thomas decided to spend their summer afternoon at Topaz Jetty, a local beach buzzing with visitors. Their excursion took an unexpected turn, ultimately going viral, when Thomas, who was a frequent visitor to the beach, set his boogie board on a trash can to prevent […]

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MSD project gives wasted food at lunch to food shelters

MSD project gives wasted food at lunch to food shelters

From an observation of noticing her friends throwing out their perfectly fine snacks everyday at lunch last year, sophomore Sari Kaufman developed a project in which uneaten food is saved and brought to local shelters that feed hungry families. With a little help from debate teacher Jesus Caro, Kaufman was able to organize a plan that helps people in need. […]

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Senior Alexandra Greenwald receives scholarship to University of Iowa for gymnastics

Senior Alexandra Greenwald receives scholarship to University of Iowa for gymnastics

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Alexandra Greenwald is a level 10 gymnast who competes for American Twisters Gymnastics. Since she was 3 years old, Greenwald has committed blood, sweat and tears to gymnastics, practicing for four and a half hours six days a week. Greenwald dedicates her long term success to […]

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Senior Jaclyn McKenna commits to Mississippi State University for softball

Senior Jaclyn McKenna commits to Mississippi State University for softball

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Senior Jaclyn McKenna crosses the country each summer and fall in pursuit of one thing: softball. Beginning at 7 years old, McKenna immersed herself in the sport. She eventually joined the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School varsity softball team as a left fielder and catcher in […]

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Senior Allison Kerce prepares to play for Cornell’s softball team

Senior Allison Kerce prepares to play for Cornell’s softball team

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Since she was 8 years old and playing for the Coral Springs Panthers, senior Allison Kerce has embodied the essence of leadership on and off the softball field. “[Softball] gave me the opportunity to develop my leadership [and] to decide what I wanted to do with […]

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Senior Emily Mox commits to playing lacrosse at Slippery Rock University

Senior Emily Mox commits to playing lacrosse at Slippery Rock University

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Emily Mox may have a love for lacrosse today, but in her childhood, she participated in two sports: soccer and lacrosse. As she matured, Mox realized she had to choose between the sports. “When I started middle school, I made a decision that I needed to […]

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Senior Abby Wolk commits to Wesleyan

Senior Abby Wolk commits to Wesleyan

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Playing for over 10 years, senior Abby Wolk dedicates about eight hours each week to training as a goalkeeper in lacrosse. From kindergarten to now, Wolk cherished her time playing on lacrosse teams, such as LaxManiax, Stealth and the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School varsity lacrosse […]

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Senior Samantha Tobar gets ready to be a Florida Gator for soccer

Senior Samantha Tobar gets ready to be a Florida Gator for soccer

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Senior Samantha Tobar has been playing soccer since she was 3 years old. Coach Roger Thomas of the Soccer Academy & Training decided to help Tobar learn the sport and even created a new age group so that Tobar could play. Thomas helped Tobar discover the […]

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Student assists those in need during Irma

Student assists those in need during Irma

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* During the week of Sept. 11, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior Justin Fuchs helped his community to combat the impacts of Hurricane Irma. Fuchs visited houses of his family and friends to help prepare. He tried to ensure that there would be minimal damage to […]

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