Stories from intrepid reporters attending the Illinois Press Foundation Journalism Workshop at Eastern Illinois University
Paulina Martinez is a senior at Eisenhower High School in Blue Island, Illinois. She is 17 years old and is involved in her school’s newspaper. She devotes most of her time to her school’s tennis team, National Honor Society, and most importantly her school’s Speech Team. She enjoys writing, reading, and acting. She loves reading books and is a movie a complete movie junkie. Some of her favorite movies include: The Perks of Being A Wallflower, Iron Jawed Angels, and The Freedom Writers. She aspires to be a writer and hopefully one day be a published writer.