Shayna Sparks is a senior at San Clemente High School, and this is her first year writing for the Triton Times. On campus, she is involved in orchestra, track and field, and Link Crew. Her other hobbies include reading, knitting, and hiking the local trails. Through participating in newspaper, she hopes to improve her writing skills, make an impact on readers, and share her views on important topics. In the future, she hopes to attend a four-year university to study STEM (although she’s not sure exactly what yet).