Jeannie Kim is a rising junior at Northside College Prep. She has always loved to write, and her writing has been recognized by the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards since her freshman year of high school. Jeannie has since been named a Scholastic Gold Medalist, a 1st place winner at the "It's All Write" Teen Writing Contest, and a Genius Olympiad Finalist. This summer, she has been selected to attend an online writing program at Juniper Institute for Young Writers at UMass Amherst and a paid creative writing advanced apprenticeship through After School Matters. She is also a member of a competitive dance company, her school's tennis team, and a youth orchestra where she plays the flute.