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Angelina Keeler

Angelina Keeler, Staff Writer

Angelina Keeler is a junior entering her first year on staff for The Central Trend. She loves to spend time with family and friends and enjoys reading and photography. This is her first year as a sideline cheerleader and has been cheering competitively for 1 year and also competes in track and field. 

Hobbies/interests: Cheerleading, traveling, listening to music, hanging out with friends, and reading

Favorite shows: Criminal Minds and Greys Anatomy

Favorite food: Mac & Cheese 

Favorite season: Summer

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The house I grew up in holds a multitude of memories

The house I grew up in holds a multitude of memories

June 1, 2021

Every time I think of my childhood home, my mind goes right to the little, light-yellow house on the corner of the street located in a little town on the east side of Michigan. I feel a sense of comfort...

Will I ever get to live the life I imagine?

Will I ever get to live the life I imagine?

May 24, 2021

As a person who constantly craves more out of life, I am often disappointed in situations. I tend to set complicated goals for myself while thinking I can achieve every one of them. With this mindset,...

Thomas Rhett’s new album has all the summer feels and so much more

Thomas Rhett’s new album has all the summer feels and so much more

May 6, 2021

I have always admired country singer Thomas Rhett. Over the years of listening to his music, I have discovered that he is not only tremendous at singing but appears to be a level-headed human who cares...

The cover for Rodrigo's newest single,

Olivia Rodrigo’s new song, “deja vu,” illustrates old and unrequited feelings that have yet to fade

April 29, 2021

Olivia Rodrigo is famously known for her single hit, “drivers license,” which was released in early January. At the time, I questioned why the song started to grow in popularity; I was not a fan of...

I am no longer afraid to walk down the trail that’s meant for me

I am no longer afraid to walk down the trail that’s meant for me

April 28, 2021

With new seasons, there are new challenges.  Since the beginning of high school, I have been slightly lost about what I want to do in my future and who I want to be as an individual. I have never been...

Spring gives me hope for the coming seasons

Spring gives me hope for the coming seasons

April 22, 2021

As the sunny days of spring start to set in, the crisp smell of wildflowers blows through the fresh, soothing breeze.  Spring is one of my favorite seasons, partly because I hold many similarities...

Logan Mize’s new album was acceptable but far from incredible

Logan Mize’s new album was acceptable but far from incredible

April 1, 2021

While the warm days of Michigan are peeking in slowly, country tunes have gradually started to fill my speakers once again. Ever since I can remember, country music has been the centerpiece of the many...

Jia Niemeyer's creative side lies within poetry and art

Jia Niemeyer’s creative side lies within poetry and art

March 31, 2021

Poetry and art make for a splendid combination according to freshman Jia Niemeyer.  Jia finds herself linking these two interests in every piece she draws or writes.  “I think art and poetry...

A picture of the author and her brother when they were younger

We are slowly growing apart, but I will always love you from the bottom of my heart

March 25, 2021

From late night country-music-filled car rides to daily ice cream runs, we have done everything together.  I wouldn’t want anyone else by my side on this crazy, chaotic journey called life. You are...

Carly Pearce’s new album holds nothing but heartache and learning experiences

Carly Pearce’s new album holds nothing but heartache and learning experiences

March 19, 2021

Country-pop singer and songwriter Carly Pearce does an excellent job with every piece she creates. There is strong emotion held within each piece, and her dazzling voice sets the stage. Pearce never disappoints...

I am no longer in control, but I am learning to accept it

I am no longer in control, but I am learning to accept it

March 17, 2021

When I look back at my younger self throwing back handsprings and cartwheels in the gym, I see a little girl that was never apprehensive; she lived fearlessly.  I felt that it was possible to achieve...

Florida is the destination for this year’s spring break

Florida is the destination for this year’s spring break

March 11, 2021

While many families are staying home for this year’s spring break, others are venturing out to a common state that Michiganders tend to relish: Florida. The trip is about a twenty-four-hour drive,...

Duo Demi Lovato and Sam Fischer’s new song holds feelings we are often scared of acknowledging

Duo Demi Lovato and Sam Fischer’s new song holds feelings we are often scared of acknowledging

March 8, 2021

American singer and actress Demi Lovato impressed me again with another elegant piece of work. Alongside her was the Australian pop-rock singer-songwriter and musician Sam Fischer. While listening to these...

My sources of happiness are people, places, and dino nuggets

My sources of happiness are people, places, and dino nuggets

February 25, 2021

When I get lost or anxious, I go to seek out my sources of happiness.  If I have an off day at school or practice, I immediately rush to the rays of sunshine that help fill me up with the light that...

Valerie Garza’s creative side lies within songwriting and singing

Valerie Garza’s creative side lies within songwriting and singing

February 23, 2021

Ever since sophomore Valerie Garza started writing songs around the age of twelve, she has developed a strong bond with songwriting.  “I write music in my free time,” Valerie said. “I write about...

Olivia O’Brien’s recent release “Better Than Feeling Lonely” was far from what I expected

Olivia O’Brien’s recent release “Better Than Feeling Lonely” was far from what I expected

February 18, 2021

Pop singer and songwriter Olivia O’Brien’s music has grown tremendously throughout her career, and with every written song, there has always been loads of emotion that is not only relatable for the...

Kane Brown’s song “Worship You” is an everlasting luscious melody

Kane Brown’s song “Worship You” is an everlasting luscious melody

February 4, 2021

“Worship You” is yet another underrated country song by an undervalued country artist. Country singer Kane Brown’s songs have never really been the central focus of the country industry like Morgan...

I am in a never-ending storm, and I feel that I will never make it out

I am in a never-ending storm, and I feel that I will never make it out

January 28, 2021

The past few weeks have been occupied with sleeping, homework, and cheer. These are normal activities that fill up my time around this season; however, right now, I am feeling everything but enjoyment. Every...

Mackenzie Roy reflects on the passion she once had for dancing

Mackenzie Roy reflects on the passion she once had for dancing

January 26, 2021

When Sophomore Mackenzie Roy started to learn how to dance at a very young age, she never knew how many memories and life lessons she would take from the sport that consumed an immense part of her life.   From...

Morgan Wallen’s new album raised the bar for the production of country music this year

Morgan Wallen’s new album raised the bar for the production of country music this year

January 21, 2021

Three years after his first album, country star Morgan Wallen has done it again, filling his newest album, Dangerous: The Double Album, with thirty incredible pieces.  On Jan. 8, 2021, Wallen shocked...

I've grown to accept my situation with clothes

I’ve grown to accept my situation with clothes

January 14, 2021

Store after store, three hours later and still no success—I still haven’t found a pair of jeans that fit me.  Oftentimes, I get somber about not being able to walk in a store, grab a pair of jeans...

Students find their true style through experimentation and getting out of their comfort zone

Students find their true style through experimentation and getting out of their comfort zone

January 13, 2021

When it comes to shopping, sophomore Abby Zhang believes that she is anything but an average shopper—in other words, she is obsessed. With online shopping becoming popular now more than ever, Abby...

Russell Dickerson’s new song “Southern Symphony” portrays the faithfulness of the countryside

Russell Dickerson’s new song “Southern Symphony” portrays the faithfulness of the countryside

January 7, 2021

Around this time of year, it seems that not as many country artists make a deliverance of new songs, and if they do, it is easy to say the vibe is just not the same as it would be in the summer. It...

Celine Merhi’s passions lie within tennis and drawing

Celine Merhi’s passions lie within tennis and drawing

December 17, 2020

Sophomore Celine Merhi’s first love started with a racket and tennis ball at the ripe age of four. With guidance from her grandpa, she had immediately sparked an interest in playing the sport. Even...

The words that built me

The words that built me

December 15, 2020

All quotes have various meanings. I live my life through quotes, and I can say it has helped me grow as a person.  Along the way, I have also been able to connect with many inspirational words and...

Morgan Wallen’s sneak peek of The Double Album spiced up my country playlist 

Morgan Wallen’s sneak peek of The Double Album spiced up my country playlist 

December 8, 2020

As someone who used to be inattentive to the country genre, I am immensely appreciative that I took notice of how it changed my mood. It made me feel carefree but undisturbed at the same time.  While...

Hear it from the seniors: the rights and wrongs of highschool

Hear it from the seniors: the rights and wrongs of highschool

December 3, 2020

For senior Paityn Reens, high school has been chaotic. But along the way, she has uncovered gratification through her four-year journey of being a loyal student at FHC.  “[My year has] been pretty...

A letter to my superhero in heaven

A letter to my superhero in heaven

December 1, 2020

I miss your smile. I miss your laugh. I will forever miss and admire the way you lived your life with no cares in the world. Even though you had a condition that might have stopped some people from living...

Josie Butler's consolation is found in music and songwriting

Josie Butler’s consolation is found in music and songwriting

November 19, 2020

Inspired by her own mother's voice constantly weaving in and out of the walls of their home, freshman Josie Butler's love for singing and songwriting began at the ripe age of seven. “I sing a lot...

How the introverted side of me helped me bloom

How the introverted side of me helped me bloom

November 17, 2020

The definition of shy describes the adjective as someone who is reserved or shows nervousness or timidity in the company of other people. In all probability, this is how someone would describe me after...

Maddie & Tae's new album The Way It Feels honeyed my view on love

Maddie & Tae’s new album The Way It Feels honeyed my view on love

November 10, 2020

I’ve always tended to listen to male country artists rather than females.  The song “I Don’t Need To Know” by Maddie & Tae has been the centerpiece of my country playlist for quite some...

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