Stanly Talons Staff

Lindsey Maye Carpenter

By: Brianna Helms

Lindsey Maye Carpenter was born on May 19, 1994 in Rowan County, North Carolina. Growing up, Lindsey only had one sister, Beth. Although Beth is Lindsey’s only sibling, Lindsey always valued the importance of family. Lindsey’s first pet was a German Sheppard named Sammy. As a child, Lindsey enjoyed Titanic because of her favorite actor, Leonardo Decaprio.

On her 7th birthday, Lindsey got the best thing she could ever ask for. She had a pool party at her grandparents’ house with all her friends and family to celebrate. After having her cake, her grandparents surprised her with a camouflage four-wheeler. This birthday is known today as one of Lindsey’s best childhood memory.

When Lindsey was 17, she received her first car, a 1999 Chevy Malibu. When she turned 18, she got her first job at Food Lion in Mount Pleasant. Currently, she is a student at Stanly Academy Learning Center and she wants to make her future successful. In the future, Lindsey plans to go to college and enlist in the Air force.

Brianna Nichole Helms

By: Lindsey Carpenter

            On the day of April 1st, 1996 Brianna was born in Albemarle. All together, she has six siblings. She has changed three different high schools in the past two years. She plans to go to college after high school. She has been through many experiences in life that have made her into the person she is today.

In her spare time, she enjoys watching football and playing tennis. She would prefer an inside vacation because she doesn’t like insects or snakes. If she could, she wants to live in Highpoint, NC. If she could, she would erase her freshman year.  Brianna is a very independent person because she believes she can only rely on herself.

In her future, she wants to apply to college and be able to work for child services and or become a nurse. She admires her dad, because she considers him to be her hero. “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. If we worry about yesterday’s history and tomorrows mystery, we never have time to just enjoy life”, is a motto she lives her life by for obvious reasons. Brianna is a wonderful person and a great friend.

Allenair Harris

‘by Tiante Leak

Allenair Harris, writer on the Stanly Talons staff, is a student at Stanly Academy. Al is an 18 year old male from Delaware. He has lived in North Carolina for six years and, though he misses his hometown, has made Albemarle his new home.

He is a very intelligent kid when it comes down to his class work. Besides his dog AL lives alone. AL is currently dating someone though; he does not plan on getting married anytime soon.  Al likes to play football, relax and ride his bicycle in his spare time.

Al is a very dependable person when you need it and he got it, then you got it. He makes sure the important things get done around him. He is an asset the magazine and continues to contribute in ways that are crucial to our publication.

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3 thoughts on “Stanly Talons Staff

  1. To the Stanly Talons staff, I have enjoyed reading the articles you each have written. You are an incredible group of young people. All of our students are full of so much potential and I look forward to watching each of you excel in all the good that you put your hands to. You are all amazing (and I am not the only one that thinks so!)

  2. Ms. Lowder
    I very much enjoyed reading about the writers of the Stanly Talons. You appear to be “one big family,” and that will help you be successful with your writing. I cannot wait to read more!

  3. Hey Guys!!! I’m so sorry it’s taken me so long to get on the website and read what you are doing! I’m IMPRESSED!!! Not surprised! GREAT work, keep it coming! I expect great things from you! Mrs. Lockamy

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