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Rachel McCord

Rachel McCord , Staff Writer

Rachel McCord is a quiet but thoughtful girl. She loves to express herself in her writing and hopes to help and inspire others through her work. She enjoys cooking and loves to play around with new recipes. She loves to serve others and believes that half the fun in anything that she does, be it writing, cooking or serving in any other way is found in the smiles of those whom she serves. Rachel loves her family and friends with all her heart and can most often be found spending time with them, reading or counting her many blessings. She finds more every day.

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: Sophomores Carolyn Baird, Tori McCord (NFHS) and Lydia Lindsey (Central High School) enjoy their time spent together at Browns Bridge Community Church. (Photo used with permission of Tori McCord).


Rachel McCord, Staff Writer
May 7, 2015
“I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never go hungry and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.” John 6:35

Daily Bread

Rachel McCord, Staff Writer
May 5, 2015
King stresses the importance of bringing back our old beliefs in compassion, honesty and integrity in his speech “Rediscovering Lost Values.” “May it not be that modern man has gotten on the wrong parkway? And if he is to go forward to the city of salvation, he’s got to go back and get on the right parkway.”

Going Back

Rachel McCord, Staff Writer
April 24, 2015
“It was granted her to clothe herself with fine linen, bright and pure, for the linen is the righteous deeds of the saints” Revelation 19:8. Photo used with permission of Mikaela McCord.

The Princess Within

Rachel McCord, Staff Writer
March 24, 2015
Brian just completed his annual Vision Walk in South Carolina. The Vision Walk is sponsored by the Foundation for Fighting Blindness and helps to raise awareness for RP and other eye diseases. Photo used with permission from Mr. Herrin.

Brian’s Battle

Rachel McCord, Staff Writer
March 19, 2015
The assurance that King has that, despite the present darkness, the sun will rise in the morning, is so tangible and comforting that it extends far beyond the Civil Rights movement and into our everyday lives. He concludes his speech with such a power and confidence that we should all strive to live by: “Well I don’t really know what will happen now. We’ve got some difficult days ahead. But it doesn’t really matter with me now, because I’ve been to the mountaintop.”

The Path to the Promised Land

Rachel McCord, Staff Writer
February 13, 2015
“Resolve to make each day the beginning of a new year, a new morning, a new adventure.” said Debbie Carroccio. Every sunset wipes away all the mistakes from this day and every sunrise presents us with a clean slate. Every day is an opportunity to improve, to set goals, and to chase dreams. We no longer have to wait for a New Year to begin again, the opportunities become limitless in the present moment as soon as we realize they are.

New Year’s Resolutions

Rachel McCord, Staff Writer
January 28, 2015
Freshmen Noah Smith and Rachel Sloan enjoy their time in Acting 1 Drama as they smile at the camera. “Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God’s kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, and kindness in your smile.” (Mother Teresa)

All Sons and Daughters

Rachel McCord, Staff Writer
December 12, 2014
Visiting Principal comes to NFHS

Visiting Principal comes to NFHS

Rachel McCord, Staff Writer
December 4, 2014
“Let anyone who is thirsty come to me and drink. Whoever believes in me, as Scripture has said, rivers of living water will flow from within him.” Angel, a prostitute in Francine River’s “Redeeming Love”, learns the truth behind these words.

For All Who Are Thirsty

Rachel McCord, Staff Writer
November 20, 2014
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