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Juliana Ferrie

Juliana Ferrie, Editor-in-Chief

Juliana Ferrie is an Academy senior, a third-year journalist, and the Editor-in-Chief of Achona. Her dedication to the newspaper stemmed from her love of reading and writing. Her favorite books include the "Shatter Me" series, "Flowers for Algernon", and the "Raven Cycle" series. Her favorite classes are Journalism and AP Literature because she enjoys analyzing texts and gaining knowledge of new perspectives. When Ferrie is not reading or writing, she is usually watching "Grey’s Anatomy", "Supernatural", or "New Girl". Along with being Editor-in-Chief of Achona, she is also Co-Vice President of the Families Committee on the Teen Leadership Council. Ferrie plans to major in journalism or communications. She hopes to attend Vanderbilt University, the University of Florida, or New York University. Before college, however, Ferrie looks forward to all upcoming senior year events, especially the college process and graduation. Ferrie’s favorite restaurant is Outback Steakhouse, her favorite place is New York City, and her favorite artists include Ed Sheeran, Panic! At the Disco, and Troye Sivan. However, she can also be caught listing to the Broadway musicals of "Dear Evan Hansen", "Mean Girls", and "Hamilton". Ferrie has two dogs, loves the outdoors, and looks forward to being Achona’s latest Editor-in-Chief.

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In total, Achona has 15 staff writers this year, including 12 seniors, two juniors, and one sophomore.

An Open Letter to Achona

Juliana Ferrie, Editor-in-Chief
May 3, 2019
Eilish writes and produces her music with the help of her brother, Finneas OConnell.

Billie Eilish Releases New Album

Juliana Ferrie, Editor-in-Chief
April 10, 2019
U2 released their most recent album, Songs of Experience, in 2017.

U2 Performs at 3Arena in Dublin

Juliana Ferrie, Editor-in-Chief
November 16, 2018
Hawaiis Kilauea volcano has been actively erupting since 1983.

Kilauea Volcano Erupts in Hawaii

Juliana Ferrie, Junior Staff Writer
May 21, 2018
Over the course of the last several years, van attacks have become more frequent due to the terror group ISIS, who uses them as a major tactic.

Toronto Attack Kills 10 People

Juliana Ferrie, Junior Staff Writer
May 1, 2018
The pedestrian bridge, which was not open to the public yet, was installed five days before the collapse.

Bridge Collapses Near FIU

Juliana Ferrie, Junior Staff Writer
March 23, 2018
AP exams occur throughout the month of May. Photo Credit: Juliana Ferrie/ Achona Online

Academy Changes AP Exam Policy

Juliana Ferrie, Junior Staff Writer
February 22, 2018
Larry Nassar, a former doctor for the U.S. gymnastics team, sexually abused over 180 young women throughout his career.

Judge Delivers Larry Nassar’s Sentence

Juliana Ferrie, Junior Staff Writer
January 30, 2018
The mudslides occurred only a few months after wildfires broke out within the same region, devastating the landscape.

Mudslides Affect California

Juliana Ferrie, Junior Staff Writer
January 24, 2018
Some of the studentss favorite movies, such as Coco, won a Golden Globe award.

Academy Students Review Recent Movies

Juliana Ferrie, Junior Staff Writer
January 18, 2018
The members of Imagine Dragons originally started their band in Las Vegas.

Imagine Dragons Perform at Amway Center

Juliana Ferrie, Junior Staff Writer
November 13, 2017
In addition to the locations mentioned, students believe that Academy is haunted by a ghost named Zozo, who is said to haunt the fourth floor bathroom.

Tampa’s Five Most Haunted Places

Juliana Ferrie, Junior Staff Writer
November 8, 2017
Icekimo has caused excitement in Academy students due to its close proximity.

Icekimo Opens Near Academy

Juliana Ferrie, Junior Staff Writer
October 13, 2017
Advisory, a new addition to Academys daily schedule, offers students time to complete homework or participate in clubs. Photo Credit: Juliana Ferrie/ACHONAOnline

Advisory Period Sparks Debate

Juliana Ferrie, Junior Staff Writer
October 6, 2017
During 2017 alone, ISIS has been credited with 364 terror attacks across the world. Photo Credit: Juliana Ferrie/Achona Online

Terror Attacks Create Fear Around the World

Juliana Ferrie, Junior Staff Writer
September 28, 2017
Over 800,000 people are currently protected under DACA.

Trump Announces the End of DACA

Juliana Ferrie, Junior Staff Writer
September 20, 2017
Recently, specific airlines have captured the attention of the media after a series of controversial events.

United Airlines Begin Uproar

Juliana Ferrie, Sophomore Staff Writer
May 15, 2017
Live videos, a new feature, are used frequently by users on both Instagram and Facebook.

Live Videos Spark Controversy

Juliana Ferrie, Sophomore Staff Writer
May 4, 2017
Academy offers clubs and classes to help encourage students to look into STEM-based careers.

Academy Takes Steps to Encourage STEM

Juliana Ferrie, Sophomore Staff Writer
February 23, 2017
The makeup unit is one of the students favorite parts of the class, and it allows them to see what it is like to be a makeup artist.

Technical Theatre Class Starts Makeup Unit

Juliana Ferrie, Sophomore Staff Writer
February 3, 2017
The Reina is a popular club frequented by celebrities and wealthy people, and is located along the Bosphorus Strait. The nightclub can be reached by boat in addition to its land entrance. The nightclub is a major attraction within Turkey, and is visited by hundreds of people annually.

Gunman Shoots 39 People in Istanbul Nightclub

Juliana Ferrie, Sophomore Staff Writer
January 10, 2017
Jill Stein, who has been the Green Partys nominee within both the 2012 and 2016 elections, has had a long career in not only politics, but also medicine.

Jill Stein Files for a Recount in Three States

Juliana Ferrie, Sophomore Staff Writer
December 5, 2016
Sisters support their siblings throughout every phase of their lives, and are there to make memories as time goes on.

The Perks of Having a Sister

Juliana Ferrie, Sophomore Staff Writer
November 14, 2016
Mole Day is not only celebrated for its importance in chemistry, but it also welcomes the use of puns, which would not happen on any other MOLEdinary day.

How to Make the Most Out of “Mole Day”

Juliana Ferrie, Sophomore Staff Writer
October 17, 2016
The Sophomore Class has been using St. Thomas Aquinas proofs to prove the existence of God.

Sophomores Prove the Existence of God

Juliana Ferrie, Sophomore Staff Writer
September 23, 2016
African elephants, an endangered species, are poached for their ivory tusks, which are worth a large sum of money on the black market.

The Extinction Crisis

Juliana Ferrie, Sophomore Staff Writer
September 19, 2016
Sophomores Brianna Benito (left) and Gelmi Pasquier (right) enjoying their time at Topgolf.

Academy Golfers’ Tips “Fore” You

Juliana Ferrie, Sophomore Staff Writer
September 9, 2016
A view from an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter shows flooding and devastation in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 15 August 2016, where service members have rescued residents and provided relief.
Credit: Courtesy of United States Coast Guard/Melissa Leake/Flikr

Louisiana Floods Devastate Residents

Juliana Ferrie, Sophomore Staff Writer
August 30, 2016
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