The Jacket

Cydney Socias
Cydney Socias is a third-year journalism and photography student this year. This year, she is proudly the Editor in Chief of The Jacket. She also is President of Key Club, Treasurer of Best Buddies, and a member of Class Council. 

Cydney enjoys writing articles that give the reader a sense of intrigue. She often writes articles deep-diving into student life issues or shedding light on incredible student experiences. Cydney also has a passion for photography and design, using visual elements to make her articles all the more compelling.

Outside of the journalistic world, Cydney enjoys volunteering at her local parks, elementary schools, homeless shelters, and courthouses. She also is an artistic photographer working on a portfolio exploring the themes of surreal, dream state. 

Cydney has earned a range of Florida Scholastic Press Awards such as Excellence and Honorable Mention in Profile Writing and an Honorable Mention in Review Writing. She received the honor of Distinguished Club Editor from the Florida District of Key Club International. 

Cydney Socias, Editor In Chief

Nov 04, 2019
Blake wins big at journalism convention (Story)
Nov 04, 2019
Service Clubs walk in Homecoming Game Parade (Story)
May 07, 2019
Mr. Young leaves the hive (Story)
Feb 06, 2019
Someone Toilet-Papered a Tree… Only at Blake (Story/Media)
Dec 13, 2018
Look At All These Chickens (Story/Media)
Dec 13, 2018
Fall Reading Review (Story)
Nov 05, 2018
Half a Penny for a Whole Lot of Change (Story/Media)
Nov 05, 2018
Blake is Haunted…Or is it? (Story)
Oct 16, 2018
Bamboozled by Bamboozle (Story/Media)
Oct 10, 2018
Hurricane Michael Is a Catastrophe (Story)
Oct 09, 2018
In Defense of Shane Dawson (Story)
Sep 05, 2018
Key Club is Not a Quack (Story)
Aug 29, 2018
Blake vs. Durant: Pre-Season Game (Story)
Apr 23, 2018
Looking back on giving bach (Story)
Apr 11, 2018
The stress is on for FSPA (Story/Media)
Apr 04, 2018
No pass, skipping class (Story/Media)
Feb 22, 2018
An ocean of depression: (Story)
Nov 30, 2017
What our school district might not want you to know (Story/Media)
Nov 28, 2017
Creative Writing majors share poetry in fall reading (Story)
Oct 25, 2017
Bell schedule drama: How your life is going to change next school year (Story)
Sep 25, 2017
Irma Evacuation: Was It Worth It? (Story)
Sep 08, 2017
A Yellow Jacket’s guide to Technical Theater (Story)
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