Toryn Triplitt

About Toryn Triplitt

Born deaf, second year Feather student junior Toryn Triplitt has used her disability to develop a strength that she displays in her commitment and passion for horses and barrel racing, while maintaining a 4.1 GPA. In addition, she mentors junior high girls in the campus Sister to Sister program and will volunteer at an animal shelter or horse therapy center. Despite dedicating anywhere from one to three hours a day to horse care, Triplitt plans to run for Coarsegold Rodeo Queen this upcoming spring. She is driven by a lifelong disability and a love for horses, Triplitt’s foundation is “... I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.” (II Corinthians 12:10) Even in the midst of overcoming personal struggles, she enjoys encouraging others. Triplitt plans to study Ag in college.

COLUMN: Learning to Prioritize

By |2018-12-11T15:24:24+00:00December 11th, 2018|Column, Home Feature 1, Opinions|

In my third year of high school, I have learned a lot about my priorities from just the past two years alone. At the beginning of freshmen year, I was barrel racing and riding horses full time, played volleyball, and was taking all academic classes. Sophomore year I joined The Feather while I continued to barrel racing, play volleyball and enroll in more difficult academic classes. I began to feel overwhelmed the second week of school. It came to a point where there was just too much on my plate.

Bohemian Rhapsody tells the story of Queen

By |2018-12-07T13:59:29+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Arts & Entertainment, Movies/TV, Reviews|

The rock and roll lifestyle, portrayed in the film Bohemian Rhapsody, was all Freddie Mercury’s attempt to fill a void that seemed endless. A diva, surrounded by band members he called family, a woman who was the love of his life, and a fight with accepting who he was and his sexuality, and a shocking AIDS diagnosis all play a tumultuous part in telling the story of the iconic band, Queen.

PROMO: Campus groups to march in Children’s Electric Christmas Parade

By |2018-12-07T13:59:55+00:00November 29th, 2018|News|

The beginning of December marks the start of Christmas music, candy canes, and lights, and the Children’s Electric Christmas Parade, Dec. 1 at 6:30 p.m., kicks off the month of holiday festivities off with a bang. People flock to line the streets of Old Town Clovis to watch the lit up floats, buggies, bands, and even animals march through town. For its 31st consecutive year, this years record 115 parade entries are expected to come and show off their lights and skills. 

Fall Sports Awards 2018

By |2018-11-27T13:38:12+00:00November 20th, 2018|News|

Upon entering the holiday season, the players and achievements of fall sports teams were honored in the Peoples Church gym, Nov. 15. Athletes, coaches and families joined to honor the football team, JV and varsity volleyball, and girls tennis. A variety of awards were handed out including MVP and the Coaches Award. Coaches got the chance to share the team's records and accomplishments.

REVIEW: Lily Collins opens up in debut memoir

By |2018-11-08T16:55:33+00:00November 6th, 2018|Arts & Entertainment, Home Feature 1, Reviews|

Unfiltered: No Shame, No Regrets, Just Me. is actress Lily Collins' debut memoir in which she shares the stories of her eating disorders, self-esteem issues, growing up in the spotlight and unhealthy relationships. This book allowed Collins to open up about her already public life in an even more candid way.

COLUMN: Cal Poly offers beneficial pre-application programs

By |2018-11-27T13:33:03+00:00October 17th, 2018|Column, Opinions|

California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), located in San Luis Obispo, California, boasts a 31% acceptance rate. However, they offer many opportunities to see the campus, listen to lectures directed towards certain majors and get your name out there. 

BREAKING: PSAT provides preparation for the SAT

By |2018-11-07T10:54:39+00:00October 8th, 2018|News|

All campus juniors and many sophomores will arrive at school at 7:45 a.m. to take the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT), Oct. 10. The PSAT is a practice version of the Suite of  Assessments (SAT) which is needed for college applications. The PSAT not only helps prepare students for the real test, but also can determine [...]

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