The Raider Wire

Raider Athletes Sign on to Play on in College

Carly Henning, Canby Biddle, Mary Ellen Enright, Paul Watkins, Caleb Vercek, Brody Westbrooks (Left to Right) are proud recipients of sport scholarships.

Grace Wood, Sports Editor

January 10, 2019

Six Raider athletes honored the tradition of signing on to play sports at their respected colleges in ceremony. The signings take place at North Forsyth where families, friends and teammates can see their athletes move on to the next chapter as an athlete. Mary Ellen Enright, who recently was named c...

Seniors Looking Toward the Future

Sara Chesnut holds up her acceptance letter to Young Harris College. She is excited to attend the same college as her father, sister and many other family alumni.

Leilani Gibbons, Editor- in- Chief

December 20, 2017

As the school year progresses, seniors across the United States are either dreading or longing for their final days of required education, enduring the waiting period before they are sent out of the door into the “real world”. With this season of anticipation comes the looming presence of the ever...

NFHS Senior Ashley Amukamara Honored as a University of Georgia Foundation Fellow

Pictured above is Ashley Amukamara after being named a 2015-2016 University of Georgia Foundation Fellow. Ashley proudly accepts her award and is excited to pursue its benefits.

Austin Gray, Staff Writer

February 27, 2015

NFHS Senior Ashley Amukamara has been named a 2015-2016 University of Georgia Foundation Fellow. The Foundation Fellowship was founded in 1972 by The University of Georgia Foundation’s trustees. It is UGA’s most distinguished undergraduate scholarship, which offers a stipend that approximates the...

National Letter of Intent Signing Day

Tiffany Raygor, a senior, signed to the University Louisiana Lafayette for a soccer scholarship. Photo used with permission from Nathan Turner.

Megan Hoffman, Staff Writer

February 13, 2015

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 was National Letter of Intent signing day at North Forsyth High School, and five athletes from North Forsyth High School signed college scholarships. The National Letter of Intent is an agreement between a possible student athlete and a NLI school. This is a very exciti...

Testing and Scholarship Information for Seniors

Testing and Scholarship Information for Seniors

Matthew McFadden, Staff Writer

November 17, 2014

At the “Getting Ready to Graduate” event held on September 30, North Forsyth High School counselors discussed important college and career information. Topics included the college application process, college admissions testing, financial aid/HOPE scholarship, local scholarships, college and career...

Seniors Achieve Semifinalist Status

Seniors Brian Grasso and Emma Browning cheerfully smile at the camera with the knowledge of their possibly imminent scholarship opportunity. Browning and Grasso studied for days preparing for the PSAT their junior year, working to achieve high enough scores to be considered for the National Merit Scholarship. “I actually got a higher score my sophomore year,” Emma explains, laughing. “You can do a lot with $2500. To be considered for this scholarship could mean lower college tuition, which would make the preparation worth it.”

Eden Dunford, Poetry Editor

October 31, 2014

Every year, 16,000 students nationwide qualify as semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship program. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) gives grants to commendable high school students based on academic accomplishment and other abilities and skills. To become a semifinalist, one...

Kaylyn Thomas Signs with Georgia Southern University

Kaylyn Thomas with the North Forsyth High School Swim Team and her friends.

Lisa Couts, Guest Writer

December 18, 2013

Kaylyn Thomas has signed a 4 year full ride scholarship to swim for Georgia Southern.  She is the first North Forsyth High School Swimmer for Coach Kris Hunt to sign with a college. When asked when she started swimming and what her favorite event was, Kaylyn responded, “I love swimming with all m...

Senior Softball Players for the Lady Raiders

Seniors (from left to right) Andrea Coleman, Sydney Turner, Lea Ann Porter, Jenna Zirlott, and Darrian Short were the leaders of the North Forsyth Lady Raiders softball team, and they will be missed as they head out into the world and towards their future.

Morgan Franklin, Staff Writer

December 13, 2013

The softball team practiced every day- they hit in the batting cages, performed throwing drills, ran for conditioning and fitness, and played two or three games a week. The days consisted of these practices for two months, but the team enjoyed every minute of the action. The Lady Raiders went to the f...

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