SPOTLIGHT

2017-2018 Staff

Vanessa Avalos

Junior Vanessa Avalos is a first year member of the WDOG and SPOTLIGHT news teams. She is the Vice-President of FBLA and a member of the math team. She participates in Upward Bound during the school year and the summer. In her s...

Makenzie Johnson

Senior Makenzie Johnson is a first year member of WDOG and Spotlight. She is captain of the danceline and a member of Big Brothers Big Sisters and FCCLA. Outside of school, she enjoys playing the piano and attending church. Aft...

Avery Lawley

Senior Avery Lawley is a second year reporter for WDOG and SPOTLIGHT. She plays softball for the Lady Dogs. In her spare time, she likes to take pictures and nap. Her dream job is to become a  photographer. ...

Kesley Yancey

Senior Kesley Yancey is a second year member of WDOG and Montevallo’s SPOTLIGHT. She is a varsity cheerleader and varsity soccer player. She’s a member of FTA, FCCLA, yearbook, pep club and Diamond Dolls. Outside of schoo...

Ellen Reid

Senior Ellen Reid is a second year reporter for WDOG and SPOTLIGHT. She is a varsity cheerleader and a member of FCCLA, FEA, Yearbook, Pep Club, Diamond Dolls, and the Youth Leadership Development program. She loves spending tim...

Sarah King

Senior Sarah King is a second year news reporter for The SPOTLIGHT and WDOG. She is a member of FCCLA, Pep Club, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Mu Alpha Theta, and the National Honor Society. She enjoys watching Friends and any other...

Ceanna Grisham

Senior Ceanna Grisham is a second year reporter for WDOG and the SPOTLIGHT. She plays both volleyball and softball for the Lady Dogs. She is also a member of pep club, FTA, and Big Brother Big Sisters. When she’s not at school,...

Anna Kate Oden

Senior Anna Kate Oden is a second year reporter for WDOG and SPOTLIGHT. She plays varsity volleyball and softball for the Lady Dogs. Oden enjoys listening to music, playing sports with her brother, and sleeping. She would love t...

Caroline Landers

Senior Caroline Landers is a second  year news writer and reporter for SPOTLIGHT and WDOG. She plays volleyball and soccer for the Lady Dogs. She is a member of FEA, Big Brother Big Sisters, Mu Alpha Theta, the National Honor So...

Elizabeth Hughston

Senior Elizabeth Hughston is a second year member of the WDOG and SPOTLIGHT news teams. She is a majorette for the Montevallo Troubadours and secretary of FFA.  She also is a member of FEA, First Priority, Math team, Big Brot...

Joseph Hill

Senior Joseph Hill is a first year news writer and reporter for SPOTLIGHT and WDOG. When he’s not at school or reporting for the news, he can be found working on hardwood floors with his father. He also enjoys playing games...

Abby Hamer

Senior  Abby Hamer is a second year member of SPOTLIGHT and WDOG. She is involved in FTA, FCCLA, Yearbook, and Pep Club. Hamer loves being with friends and spending her weekends at the lake. Her dream job is to be a radi...

Katlyn Duchene

Senior Katlyn Duchene is a second year reporter for WDOG and The SPOTLIGHT. She is a member of Danceline and the Moonlight Players.  In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with friends.

Trudie Benson

Senior Trudie Benson is a second year member of Montevallo's WDOG and SPOTLIGHT. She is captain of the Cheerleading squad and vice president for SGA.  Trudie is also involved in other activities including Student's Institu...

Daqwan Bryant

Senior  Daqwan Bryant is a second year reporter for the broadcast news team.  He is a wide receiver and safety for the Bulldog Football team.  He also plays basketball and runs track.  Bryant is a senior representative on t...

Sydney Selman

Junior Sydney Selman is a second year reporter for WDOG and Montevallo's SPOTLIGHT.  She is the captain of the majorettes and a member of FEA.  Outside of school, Selman enjoys going to the lake with her family. She loves travelin...

Jordynn Thomas

Senior Jordynn Thomas is a second year reporter of the WDOG and SPOTLIGHT news teams.  She is captain of the Dance line, a member of the Archery Team, member of Diamond Dolls, and the NHS and Mu Alpha Theta President.  She v...

Price Alexander

Senior Price Alexander is a second-year news writer and reporter for SPOTLIGHT and WDOG.  He the president of the Marching Troubadours, treasurer for both SGA and NHS, and  a member of Scholar's Bowl and Future Educators of Am...

Kanan Harbuck

Senior Kanan Harbuck is a second year reporter for SPOTLIGHT and WDOG.  She plays volleyball and soccer for the Lady Dogs. She is a member of FEA, Diamond Dolls, Big Brother Big Sisters, SGA, Moonlight Players, and Pep Squad...

Madison Childress

Senior Madison Childress is a second year reporter for SPOTLIGHT and WDOG. She is involved in Student Institute, Big Brothers Big Sisters, FFA, Pep Club, and NHS. She plays soccer for the Lady Bulldogs. Childress is pres...

Mikayla Cardwell

Senior Mikayla Cardwell is a second year reporter on the newspaper and broadcast team.  She is a member Big Brother Big Sister, Pep Club, and Upward Bound and vice president of the SGA .  She enjoys going to church, hanging...

Emily Kornegay

Senior Emily Kornegay is a second year reporter for WDOG and SPOTLIGHT.  She is a member of FFA, FTA and the Pep Club. 

Abby Smith

Senior Abby Smith is entering her second year in Spotlight and WDOG.  She is a member of FFA.  Smith loves spending time with friends and family.  She is an excellent student and hard worker!

Georgia Hughes

Senior Georgia Hughes is a second year reporter for SPOTLIGHT and WDOG.  She plays varsity volleyball and softball for the Lady Dogs. In her spare time, Hughes enjoys babysitting and spending time with family.

Riley Key

Senior Riley Key is a second year reporter for WDOG and SPOTLIGHT. He is a member of Future Teachers of America and Montevallo Model United Nations. He volunteers at the Parnell Memorial Library and likes to sketch a picture or ...

Lily Stone

Senior Lily Stone is entering her second year as a writer for SPOTLIGHT and reporter for WDOG.  She enjoys watching cartoons, spending time with friends, and attending music festivals. She has attended Slossfest two years.  She is ...

Adam Jones

Senior Adam Jones is entering his second year as a reporter for SPOTLIGHT and WDOG.  He plays basketball for the Bulldogs and enjoys making memes.  He is also a master at binge watching Netflix TV shows. After high schoo...

Amanda Buttgereit

Junior Amanda Buttgereit is a second year member of SPOTLIGHT and WDOG. She is a soccer player involved in many different activities including Student Institute, SGA, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and FTA. ...

Tristan Johnson

Senior Tristan Johnson is a second year reporter for SPOTLIGHT and WDOG.   He spends most of his time working and taking care of his two dogs. When situations get him down, he always looks for the brighter side. He is involved...

Jayden Givens

Senior Jayden Givens is a third year reporter for SPOTLIGHT and WDOG.  She is a gymnast, volleyball player for Southern Performance, and a HUGE Texas fan.  She loves to watch her favorite player, J.J. Watt. Givens' dream job is ...

Jordan Johnson

Senior Jordan Johnson is entering his second year as a SPOTLGHT writer and WDOG reporter.  Johnson enjoys basketball and currently plays for coach Dickinson on the boys basketball team.  He is also a member of the math team.  In hi...

Ahtziri Chavez

Junior Ahtziri  (China) Chavez is a reporter for SPOTLIGHT and WDOG.  She enjoys sports especially boxing, volleyball, wrestling and tennis.  She is a member of the MHS Volleyball team and the only girl on the school's wrestlin...

Jackson Burns

Senior Jackson Burns is a third year sports writer and reporter for SPOTLIGHT and Montevallo's news broadcast, WDOG.  Burns is on the track team and enjoys playing basketball.  When he's not on the court, he can be found behi...

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