School: Central High
Background/interests/hobbies: Amy was born and raised in Philadelphia, and has been drawn to writing ever since she was in elementary school. She is involved in her school newspaper as well as her high school concert band and an all-city band, where she plays the flute. She also enjoys watching YouTube, reading Harry Potter novels, skiing, and traveling.
Reason for applying: Amy applied to the workshop to improve her writing skills, meet new people, and be formally introduced to the world of journalism.
Looking ahead: She isn’t sure what she wants to do, although she hopes to attend a college somewhere on the East Coast, preferably the University of Pennsylvania. She knows she wants writing to be an important part of her future life.