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Niki Patel Niki Patel is a senior at Jacksonville High School. In the season of fall, she dedicates her time towards playing tennis on the school team. As the President of National Honor Society, the Secretary of National English Honor Society, a member of Spanish Honor Society, a representative of Student Government, and a member of Geography Club, she thoroughly fulfills her roles by staying on schedule and being organized. After completing high school, Niki plans to attend Loyola University in Chicago and major in the medical field. During her free time, she loves to read, write, go for walks in the evening, and simply spend valuable time with her family. Niki has visited India twice and fluently speaks two Indian languages along with English. This is her first year of taking Journalism because she enjoys writing. Niki has wonderful plans for the future and hopes to write extraordinary articles this year.

Niki Patel, Staff Writer

May 17, 2016
Graduation: Tears, fears, and peers (Story)
May 06, 2016
Giving thanks to educators (Story)
Apr 20, 2016
Celebrating the art of poetry (Story)
Apr 05, 2016
Brussels, Belgium: Another target of terrorism (Story)
Mar 24, 2016
Ryan Van Aken: Teaching history to brighten the future (Story)
Mar 17, 2016
Swinging into spring (Story)
Mar 04, 2016
Enlivening the work of Shakespeare (Story)
Feb 19, 2016
Black History Month: A reminder of diversity (Story)
Feb 04, 2016
The Zika Virus: An international threat (Story)
Jan 25, 2016
A week dedicated to kindness (Story)
Jan 25, 2016
James Ian Lebshier: All about learning (Story)
Jan 08, 2016
MLK: The man with a dream (Story)
Dec 10, 2015
Give what is in your heart (Story)
Dec 01, 2015
The tragedy in Paris (Story)
Nov 19, 2015
Chelsea Williams: A selfless and loving teacher (Story)
Nov 06, 2015
224 killed in a mysterious Russian plane crash (Story)
Oct 20, 2015
JHS girls’ tennis wrap up their season (Story)
Oct 14, 2015
Victims of Oregon shooting are remembered (Story)
Oct 07, 2015
Senior girls overnight: A night to remember (Story)
Oct 07, 2015
Philip Wagener: The Modern Educator (Story)
Sep 22, 2015
JHS Girls’ Tennis: Talk with their racquet, play with their heart (Story)
Apr 29, 2015
“A Long Journey With Little Time” (Story)
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