Stories from intrepid reporters attending the Illinois Press Foundation Journalism Workshop at Eastern Illinois University
Sara Dust was born and raised in Chicago Illinois with her three older brothers, Danny, Patrick and Timmy. She attended Queen of Martyrs Grammar School and later went on to Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School. She has been involved in sports since a very young age. She currently plays lacrosse for her high school and for Cool Sticks Lacrosse Club. Besides school and sports she spends much of her time working on her school’s newspaper and yearbook, drawing, painting or reading. She also spends a lot of her time with her friends, especially her friends Brenna and Maggie. She is very close with her family.