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Let's celebrate our Seniors!



The Class of 2020 won't have the same pomp and circumstance of other graduating classes. We wanted to shine some light on them, one senior at a time.



Oscar Mejia

Oscar Mejia was born and raised in Athens. He attended Whitehead Road Elementary, Burney-Harris-Lyons Middle and will soon graduate from Clarke Central High School. Oscar has played club soccer since elementary school and played for the CCHS Soccer Team. He was also involved with his church youth group at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and works…

Alex Robinson

Alex Robinson was born and raised in Athens and attended Chase Street Elementary, Clarke Middle and will soon graduate from Clarke Central High School. During high school Alex participated in the ODYSSEY Media Group, helping facilitate the Intro to Journalism class and working in the Production class as the ODYSSEY’s Sports Editor. He also participated…

Edgar Escutia

Edgar Escutia grew up in Moroleón, Guanajuato and moved to Athens when he was 12. He attended Coile Middle School and will soon graduate from Cedar Shoals High School. While at Cedar Shoals, Edgar participated in Future Farmers of America, Student Government Association, National Honor Society, Beta Club and ULead Athens. On the weekends he…

MacShayla Smith

MacShayla Smith was born and raised in Athens. She attended Alps Road Elementary, Clarke Middle and will soon graduate from Clarke Central High School. During high school MacShayla played volleyball and participated in the Great Promise Partnership (GPP), a public-private partnership that offers students a chance to get work experience while still in school. Through…

Uchenna Onunkwo

Uchenna “Uche” Onunkwo was born and raised in Athens and attended Oglethorpe Avenue Elementary, Clarke Middle School and will soon graduate from Clarke Central High School. While at Clarke Central, Uche co-founded the International Club, played for the CCHS soccer team as well as club soccer. He also participates in the African Fellowship at Nations…

Lucy Yeomans

Lucy Yeomans was born and raised in Athens. She attended Athens Montessori and will soon graduate from Clarke Central High School. During high school, Lucy swam for Clarke Central and with the Athens Bulldog Swim Club, ran cross country for Clarke Central, participated in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Philosophy Club and was a…

Dylan Turner

Dylan Turner was born in Athens and raised in Oconee County, where he attended Oconee Primary, OconeeElementary , Oconee Middle and will soon graduate from Oconee County High School. During high school he participated in Student Council, German Club, and Young Life. Dylan has played drums since he was two and at age eight started…

Rosie Sykes

Rosie Sykes was born and raised in Athens. She attended Timothy Road Elementary, Whitehead Road Elementary, Burney-Harris-Lyons Middle School and will soon be graduating from Clarke Central High School and the Career Academy. While in high school, Rosie played saxophone in the band, and played on the JV and Varsity softball teams. She served as…

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