Name: Katherine, or Kat
Age: 16
Profession: Reporter/Photographer for North Cobb’s newspaper The Chant
Passion(s): Writing (especially for the news), editing said writing, photography, baking, music and musical instruments (guitar, ukulele, drums), musicals, Marvel and DC comics
Favourite Author: Zelda Fitzgerald, Neal Shusterman, Bill Bryson
Favourite Book: The Catcher in the Rye, Save Me the Waltz, Unwind
Worst Book Ever Read: Nothing But the Truth by Avi, Z for Zachariah by Robert C. O’Brien, Trance by Linda Gerber, The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
Last Book Read: The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux

Writing Awards: accepted into the 2015 Georgia Governor’s Honors Program for Communicative Arts, Camp NaNoWriMo winner for April 2015, 2014-2015 Columbia Scholastic Press Association Digital News Critique Gold Medalist and All-Columbian honors in verbal and visual, 2014-2015 Columbia Scholastic Press Association Digital Crown finalist, 2015 Columbia Scholastic Press Association Silver Digital Crown winner, 2014-2015 National Scholastic Press Association Online Pacemaker finalist, “Managing Editor” and “Tribute” Award in the 2015 UGA Grady Games for Features Writing, 3rd place in the 2015 Georgia High School Literary Meet for Girls’ Essay

Favorite Quotes:
“That you are here—that life exists and identity. That the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse.” -Walt Whitman
“Let me be that I am and seek not to alter me.” -William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing


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