JHO: Commencement

From 1997, Jessica Pritchett discusses Hillcrest administrators’ plans to run a tight ship at commencement due to the antics that interrupted the 1996 ceremony.  And remember, it’s Just Her Opinion.

Commentary: Crushes

HTV CLASSIC/2007
Mehleena Edmonds reflects on those cute, innocent crushes we all have when we’re young.

Back Story: High school crushes were the subject of a conversation in class one day, and that led to a commentary about crushes in general.

The Focus Statement: “Crushes are awkward”

Trivia: The photo of “Willie” is not the actual Willie Mehleena references in her script.

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Fight Club

Marlee McDaris and Holly Fees get a Hillcrest student to talk about fight club.  The Springfield Fight Club, to be exact, in this story from 2010.

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Dog Swim

Lillian Olive and Rachel Miles covered the third annual Dog Swim at Fassnight Park in 2006.  It’s a fundraiser, and just a fun time for pups and their owners.

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The Gift God Gave Me

An art student at Hillcrest creates memorable pieces despite numerous physical challenges.  Produced by Jasmine Fry and Lindsey Wannenmacher.

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Chatroom: Hayley Queen

We visit with a teen whose life was interrupted by a brain tumor in this “Chatroom” segment from 2007.  Produced by Curtis Thomas and Rob Lyons.

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Pet Therapy

Kendra Weatherford and Rachel Miles spend some time with four-legged caregivers who make a stay in the hospital just a little brighter.  From 2006.

Chatroom: Jerry Jacob

Lauren Bishop and Jordan Fielding interviewed KY3 anchor-reporter Jerry Jacob in late 2006, about a month before he headed to basic training where he would be 20 years older than most of the recruits around him.

Giving In

Another clip from 2005 as reporter Quinci Adams talked to a variety of teens and a local physician about casual, physical relationships and the health risks careless teens often encounter.

Chatroom: Teen Photog

Bryan Snider and Erin Ottar produced this HTV Chatroom segment, where teen photographer Shannon Carroll tells her story in her own words.  From 2004.