This month's editor for Rising Voices is Sam Pierce.
Sam, 15, is a sophomore who is home schooled through Hardin Christian Home Educators. He is involved in Boy Scouts of America and 4-H and enjoys basketball, football, Ultimate Frisbee, acting, comedy, public speaking and exercising.
His professional goal is to become an actor.
Sam joined Rising Voices because he wants to improve his journalism skills and better influence his community. He hopes to gain a better appreciation for journalism and experience in writing.