Stories from intrepid reporters attending the Illinois Press Foundation Journalism Workshop at Eastern Illinois University
Melissa Svec was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois with two older sisters, Kayla, 18 and Brianna,24. She is a student from Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School. She enjoys playing golf both leisurely and competitively. Her favorite thing to do is just hangout with her friends, especially her best friends Kaley and Kerry. She writes for her school newspaper and hopes to continue her journalistic career by majoring in communications in college.