Mackenzie Beckworth

About Mackenzie Beckworth

During Peoples Church Breakaway 2016, sophomore Mackenzie Beckworth saw the faces of countless kids in need of care, which revealed a hunger to understand the human mind. Beckworth plans to major in psychology with a focus on children and mental health. She currently serves youth in her church children’s ministry and mentors junior high girls in Sister to Sister, furthering her exposure to young minds. Alongside supporting young people, Beckworth pursues a passion for piano by playing on the worship team at her church, learning from more experienced musicians. Using her musical talent, Beckworth produces songs and poetry which she shares on social media. She is determined to further her writing skills and gain confidence while engaging with peers and adults during her first year in The Feather.

Mother’s Day brings families together, students recall favorite moments

By |2020-03-02T09:04:00-08:00May 12th, 2019|Features|

Campus students share Mother's Day memories Julie Rurik (left) supports her son Alex Rurik, '19, at games throughout the soccer season. A national day of honor that celebrates mothers and commemorates maternal bonds, Mother’s Day brings families from around the globe together to appreciate motherhood and lavish mothers with flowers and [...]

Recap of 36th annual FCS Auction 2019

By |2020-03-12T10:39:51-07:00March 21st, 2019|Features|

Hundreds of alumni, teachers, and donors gather in the FC gym for the 36th annual auction, March 9. Every year, the auction raises money for classes, sports, and various activities around the school. At the end of the evening, the school raised $157,704, contributing to the vision of the school to develop a community of 'world changers'.

“The Kid Who Would Be King” teaches kids to equip leadership skills

By |2019-03-20T10:12:09-07:00February 12th, 2019|Arts & Entertainment, Movies/TV|

The King Who Would Be King, a new fantasy adventure saga, hits theaters, Jan. 25. Distributed by 20th Century Fox and directed by Joe Carnish, the storyline follows twelve year old Alexander Elliot (Louis Ashbourne Serkis) as he stumbles across King Arthur's legendary Excalibur and then must save the world from ancient enchantress Morgan le Fayhas. 

HS ensemble, Berean Christian Schools participate in choir exchange

By |2019-05-22T07:07:38-07:00January 18th, 2019|News|

A choral exchange unites Bellezza ensemble, students of Fresno Christian, and the advanced choir of Berean Christian School, Jan. 16. Gathering together in the music suite, the two choirs learned from each other as they listen to unfamiliar voices and song selections.

Students strive for success in classrooms, learning

By |2019-01-16T21:09:46-08:00January 16th, 2019|Features|

Students visit campus academic advisor Evangelina Tello for assistance in planning their academic high school career. She puts them on track to achieving their academic success. As much as students are challenged with schoolwork, it is profitable to lay out goals for academic success. Students and staff weigh in on their opinions of academic success.

COLUMN: The power of worship

By |2019-02-10T17:15:23-08:00December 12th, 2018|Column, Opinions|

These days, people are hungry to experience the presence of God. People pack into concerts, drive from miles away and cram their playlists with joyful praises to encounter God in worship. Elevation Worship, Jesus Culture and Bethel Music, the list of popular worship music could go on and on. To worship God is your own personal choice, but during participation, the worshipper allows the Holy Spirit to move within their heart. The power expressed by praise clears your mind of the fog of the world. Circumstances often can fill our minds with clutter and noise, along with pressures, conflicts and trends.

Green Book portrays excellent view of loyalty and friendship

By |2019-01-23T08:25:45-08:00December 12th, 2018|Arts & Entertainment, Movies/TV, Reviews|

However, positives overrule the negatives. Scored with 82%, it was rated highly by rotten tomatoes. Top critics said, "This is an expertly-acted, perfectly telegraphed message movie that knows the buttons it's pushing, and pushes them all, right on cue. This is not a knock against it, it's a compliment," and "Green Book is effective and affecting while being careful to avoid overdosing its audience on material that some might deem too shocking or upsetting."

Kristina Breshears thrives in high school atmosphere

By |2020-01-24T09:30:00-08:00December 11th, 2018|Features, Profile|

Arriving at FC in 2015, campus math teacher Kristina Breshears employs patience and kindness in her teaching style. After becoming a stay-at-home-mom to care for her three kids, Breshears decided to return to instruct math. After teaching for seven years at Central High East campus, she is entering her fourth year at FC.