Juliana Mayer Burr Ridge, Illinois Hinsdale Central

What is your proudest journalism achievement?

Writing about Ella Wilder, the custodian in our dorm who has worked at Northwestern for 28 years. I was proud I could tell the story of the maintenance staff who are told to stay quiet among students.

What is your favorite lesson from cherubs?

Journalism isn't about how good of a writer you are, but rather, how good your reporting is and what you will do to find the truth