Sameer Shaikh Bethesda, Maryland Sidwell Friends

What is your proudest journalism achievement at cherubs?

Tracking down a variety of difficult sources for my trend story. Seeking to look closer at at the contrast between “player power” in the NFL and NBA, I was able to get in touch with prominent agents from both leagues and speak with them at length, which was fulfilling in itself.

What is your proudest personal achievement at cherubs?

My ability to make strong connections with several people in a small amount of time. These friendships are unique in that they are with people who share my passion for writing and journalism. The bonds I’ve formed will hopefully last.