Author Archives: Carlee Lewis

NC woman is CNN Hero of the Year

CNN’s hero of the year was a local woman named Amy Wright. Wright received the award for her phenomenal creation of her business, Bitty & Beau’s coffee. Bitty & Beau’s is located in Wilmington, NC. What makes this coffee shop so extravagant is the fact that they only employee people with disabilities. Amy Wright was first inspired to open this

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MMA Fighter helps down syndrome man’s dream come true

Diego Sanchez, a professional mixed martial artist in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), demonstrated a commendable act of kindness this past week. Sanchez trains at Jackson Wink MMA in Albuquerque New Mexico. Isaac Marquez walked into Jackson Wink MMA and instantly bonded with Sanchez. Marquez suffers from Down’s syndrome disorder. When asked why Sanchez was so adamant about Marquez continuing

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Quick and Easy Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means delicious foods are soon to fill our stomachs! A lot of times eloquent recipes cost lots of money and take up a substantial amount of time. We have compiled a list of Thanksgiving treats to please your taste buds without breaking your wallet! Apple Crisps~ Ingredients Topping: ½ cup of brown

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Freshman vs. Upperclassman

Stereotypically, freshman and upperclassmen have very different mindsets when it comes to high school. I decided to put this theory to the test and really see how a freshman’s answers compare to those who have been in high school multiple years. I interviewed two freshman, Abraham Solis and Ariana Wallace, and two juniors, Josh Lucia and Lindsay Nyman, in hopes

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