Extra credit at BHS


For many high schoolers, the thought of turning 18 and stepping out to the college or working world constantly looms in the back of their mind; thoughts that are now moving into the forefront for seniors at Brainerd High School (BHS) as they get set to walk across the stage in their cap and gown on May 31.

Those seniors will go from stepping to leaping. But with every leap comes risk.

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Jessi Pierce
Born: 9/28/1987 (age 24) High School: Mahtomedi High School (home of the Zephyrs) in Mahtomedi, Minn. College: Journalism and Mass Communications degree from Iowa State University (Class 2010) Passions: Sharing the story. I love getting to know people, and in particular this town as it is so new to me, and being able to share something about them with the public. That and sports, especially hockey and lacrosse. Follow me on Twitter @jessi_pierce (views on Twitter do not represent that of the Brainerd Dispatch)
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