THE TALON

2016-2017 Staff

Kara Schwacke

Hi my name is Kara Jane Schwacke. I am a senior here at Academic Magnet High school. My hobbies include playing the piano and spending time with my dogs. My favorite foods are bagels and Mexican food. I want to be an OBGYN doctor...

Sophie Brams

Hey y'all! My name is Sophie Lynn Brams and I am a senior here at Magnet. I have two different colored eyes so I usually have to stare at people when they ask to see. I love college football, especially Georgia. If I could move...

Zoe Wright

My name is Zoe Wright and I am taller than the average Olympic gymnast. I am a SENIOR and if a single underclassman shoves me in the hallway I will end all of you (but in a nice way). My hobbies include eating snacks and interrupting...

Connor Pizii

My name is Connor Pizii, and I am a senior. My original bio was "not politically correct enough." I really like serving the community and being a Good Samaritan! I am super friendly and approachable, so feel free to chat with...

Hannah Reed

Hi, my name is Hannah Reed and I'm a senior from Brooklyn, New York. You might know me from cross country or lacrosse, but most people know me for my love of horses (If you hear "Where's your horse?" I am most likely nearby)....

Jack Niesse

Hello, I am Jack Niesse. I am a junior at AMHS. I swim and play lacrosse. I may not be the best athlete, but I make up for it in charisma and determination. Interesting fact:I gained 4 inches in one day! I enjoy having fun in...

Grace Beischel

Hi, I'm Grace and a senior at Magnet. I need a nap more than the average two year old. I love the water and I swim all the time, probably a big reason I need a nap. I also play lacrosse. I love dogs, food, crafts, naps and the...

Lexi DeHart

Hi, I'm Lexi and I'm a senior here at Magnet. I enjoy lots of things like traveling, eating, drinking milk, and not having braces. I apply sunscreen liberally because I think skin care is important. Some of my favorite activities...

Maya Haley

Hi! My name is Maya Haley, and I am a senior here at Magnet. I enjoy traveling, trying new food, and spending time with my friends. My favorite food is anything chocolate. In my free time, I enjoy laying on the beach, catching...

Conor Coleman

My name is Conor Coleman, and I am a senior here at Academic Magnet High School. I am on the AMHS Varsity soccer team and have played soccer since I was 5 years old. I love the South Carolina Gamecocks, and live for college football...

Nate LeRoy

My name is Nathaniel Russell LeRoy, and I am a senior at Academic Magnet. This is my second year on the Talon Staff, and I'm looking forward to writing more articles for our readers. I play Varsity basketball and soccer for Magnet...

Abby Spencer

Hi! My name is Abby and I'm a senior at AMHS. I love animals and the Boston Red Sox. My favorite animal is a shark and I love the aquarium. I also love the outdoors, especially the beach. Some of my favorite things include dogs,...

Sohan Kotecha

My name is Sohan and I am a senior at Academic Magnet. I am on the school sailing team but my nerdy side shows up as a founder of the Chess Club. My passions are playing the guitar and looking up dank memes of Harambe. I enjoy...

Carter Shubert

My name is Carter Shubert.  In fact I am seventeen years old, but I still look like I am twelve.  I was born in New York City, but have lived in Charleston for most of my life.  I have been playing golf since was six years...

Gabi Rauls

Hey, my name is Gabi Rauls. I love talking and fraternizing with everyone at Magnet.  As a senior this year, I'll make sure to be extra social.  I'm pretty athletic; I play varsity volleyball and soccer for AMHS and also enjoy...

Campbell Daffin

Hi! My name is Campbell Daffin and I'm a junior here at Magnet. I'm not at all excited for thesis this coming year. I run cross country and track for the school. I don't like to run but I like food so I guess I have to do it....

Ryan Pace

Hey, my name is Ryan Pace and I am a senior this year at Academic Magnet High School. I'm in REACH club and I play lacrosse. My favorite food is ice cream and I also really like Drake. Some of my hobbies include socializing with...

Kevin Woods

What's up dude, my name is Kevin Woods. I'm a senior. I'm president of the surf club and co-president of the AMHS Students Advocating for Multicultural Education club. My interests include shredding gnar (surfing), skateboarding,...

Lucía Sanchez

Hi! My name is Lucía Sanchez and I'm an exchange student. I'm from Spain and I'm going to be here one year. I love dancing and I have been doing it since I was three. I like to write my own articles and stories and I have won...

Potter Seibels

My name is Potter Seibels and I am an enthusiastic senior at AMHS. I play football, lacrosse and track for magnet and I am a strong supporter of all teams here. On any given afternoon after my practice, you can find me at a volleyball,...

Capers Matthew L. Borders

My name is Capers Durant Borders. I have been a member of the Varsity Soccer team for four years and have been playing competitively since I was 4. I am a die hard Atlanta Dream fan. I enjoy watching movies and rainy days. My...

Katie Conley

My name is Katie Conley! I am a senior at Academic Magnet High School. I am a sunshine soaking, photo taking, animal loving, bingo enthusiast. I love art, writing and my plants:) I'm super excited to be part of the Talon team!...

Sophie Bello

Hi! My name is Sophie, and (finally) I'm a senior. My interests include creative writing and sailing, and I could sit in an art museum for hours on end, but am I particularly talented in that department? Eh. You can find me telling...