Sophia's Blog

Taking a leap of faith for Camp Lead

Jun 4, 2012

My heart was beating so loud I could hear it rattling in my ears. I’m not sure if I was breathing hard because of the moderate physical activity, or if the jitters were causing me to hyperventilate.  By the time I climbed my way up the 40 foot power pole to attempt a leap of faith, I was just repeating one silent wish in my head; “I hope I don’t fall.” Standing up on that little platform while the pole is shaking beneath you is way harder than it looks…but I found a way to balance myself and I slowly lifted into a stance.

Having Fun at Gypsy Heart Horse Rescue

May 31, 2012

There’s something to be said about people who dedicate their lives to helping those who are helpless. The something I have in mind isn’t great, or even wonderful. It goes much beyond that. I call these special souls, saviors. Ramona Foxworth is one of these saviors who has dreamed of creating a horse haven for her entire life. She made this dream a reality 5 years ago. Ramona has already saved more than 60 horses who came from unfortunate circumstances, and that is putting things lightly.

What's in a blog?

May 7, 2012

Greetings Channel 5 viewers and 89.1 FM listeners! It’s Sophia here, one of Channel 5’s newest team members. I’m a recent Tech grad and I am absolutely thrilled to be working with great people and doing something I enjoy. Although I’m a new full time member at Channel 5, I got my feet wet last fall during my last semester as an intern at KTTZ-TV…and it looks like I didn’t wear the folks at Channel 5 out too bad…because I’m still here!