The General Journal

The student news site of Heritage High School

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The General Journal

The General Journal

2022-2023 Staff

Allie Boyd

Allie Boyd is a current junior at Heritage High School. She is a returning student of Journalism and has been recently promoted to co-editor of the HHS Yearbook in company with her good friend Briley Simpson. Allie is also a member of the Heritage Girls Soccer Team, along with being a part of Tech Team for the musicals, and Secretary of the junior class. Allie is very involved in her school which she...

Hailee Cicili

Hailee Cicili

Hailee Cicili is a 15-year-old sophomore at Heritage High School trying to do her best. Within the first few days of the year, Hailee has joined HOSA and is seeing if there are any more interesting clubs to join. She also is in her second year of doing Journalism and loves it. She can be as creative as she would like to be and get to meet new people. In her free time, she works one of the two jobs....

Miles Clark

Miles Clark

Miles Clark is a 16-year-old student here at Heritage High School. He has a lot going on this time of year as a football player here at the school. Miles and his teammates are most excited about the upcoming Ringgold game. Outside of football, Mile's favorite things to do in his free time include playing video games, fishing, listening to music, and doing things with his friends. This summer, Miles...

Kendra Collins

Kendra Collins

Kendra is a current senior and a newcomer to the Journalism staff. She wants to do her best to help out with the yearbook and news. She’s excited to finish her high school career and move on to bigger and better things. Kendra hopes to attend the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, to get a Bachelor’s degree in Art History, and then get a Master’s degree in Fashion History. Kendra...

John Hurst

John Hurst

John Hurst is a 16-year-old senior at Heritage High School. This is John's second year in Journalism. John has been a member of the football team all four years of high school, solely playing on the line on both sides of the ball. In his free time, John likes to fish, play Xbox, hang out with friends, go to the gym and play golf. John has been fishing ever since he was about three with his dad and...

Abigail Maynor

Abigail Maynor

Abigail Maynor is a 14-year-old freshman at Heritage High School. She is very excited about starting her first year of high school. In her free time, Abigail loves to hang out with family and friends. She has a dog named Brutes. He is a Boxer-Collie mix and the sweetest dog in the world. Also, Abigail is currently a level one red belt. In January, she will be able to receive her official black belt....

Briley Simpson

Briley Simpson is a junior this year at Heritage High School. She has taken Journalism for three years and has recently been upgraded to the position of yearbook co-editor, alongside fellow staff member and best friend Allie Boyd. Briley is excited about this upcoming school year and can’t wait to see what adventures await. Briley has also been a part of the Heritage Girls Soccer Team for two years...

Maryetta Williams

Maryetta Williams

Maryetta Williams is a 14-year-old freshman attending Heritage High School. She tries to be involved a lot in the Heritage community. This is Maryetta’s first semester in Journalism, and she is an all-Honors student. Maryetta plays volleyball for the school, and she also plays club volleyball during the winter. She works very hard to try to have good grades, so she can have a good GPA for college...

Alyx Quist

Alyx Quist

Alyx is a 14-year-old freshman attending Heritage High School. In school, they strive to do the best they can in everything, no matter what. Alyx joined Journalism late, so they’re still trying to catch up.  Their favorite things to do include reading, writing, listening to music, and hanging out with their close friends. Usually, they tend to read sci-fi books, but they enjoy the occasional roman...

Evan Wamsley

Evan Wamsley

Evan Wamsley is a 17-year-old student at Heritage High School. Evan is a member of the soccer team, getting All-Region last year. He has played since he was three years old. In his free time, he likes to play video games, practice soccer, longboard, play basketball, play golf with John Hurst, fish with Connor, swim in his pool, run, lift weights, watch Youtube, and hang out with friends. His favorite ...

Katherine Ceballos

Katherine Ceballos

Katherine Ceballos is a fifteen-year-old sophomore at Heritage High School. She is still looking for clubs to join that interest her at Heritage High School, and is looking forward to being involved. This is her first week of joining Journalism, and so far she loves it and finds it amazing. Some subjects she enjoys in school include math and history. Katherine also enjoys spending her lunchtime talking...

Azrael Woody

Azrael Woody

Azrael Woody is a 17-year-old senior who attends school at Heritage High School in Ringgold, Georgia. They work at Taichi Bubble Tea next to Target and work to do their absolute best in everything they do. They keep to themselves and are very quiet around other people. Azrael loves to help the people around them to grow and accomplish their goals. They strongly believe in helping others, along with...

Natalie Ferry

Natalie Ferry

Natalie Ferry is the newspaper editor and a sophomore at Heritage High School. She is still very excited about working on The Legacy. Other than Journalism, Natalie is a part of Heritage’s musicals and numerous other clubs. In her spare time she enjoys playing video games, going to museums, cooking, and sitting down to read a nice book with her cat, Penny. Her current reads include Albert Camus’s...