Sunaya DasGupta ’22 named Scholastic Kid Reporter 2017!

D-E Middle School student Sunaya DasGupta ’22 was chosen as one of the 39 Kid Reporters for Scholastics this year!

Scholastic explains the process below:

Scholastic News Kids Press Corps editors selected this year’s Kid Reporters after reviewing more than 300 entries. Applicants were required to submit a news report about their local community, ideas for future stories, and a personal essay explaining why they would like to be a Kid Reporter. In the 2015–16 program year, Kid Reporters closely covered the 2016 presidential election, attending rallies, debates, primaries, and national conventions where they talked to voters, political experts, and presidential candidates. Kid Reporters also interviewed authors, entertainers, and public figures, including First Lady Michelle Obama, composer, lyricist, and performer Lin-Manuel Miranda, author and actress Sonia Manzano, NFL quarterback Russell Wilson, country music star Tim McGraw, and Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden. For more than 16 years, the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps has delivered “news for kids, by kids.

To read Sunaya DasGupta ’22 interview with LoHud, click here.

To read Sunaya DasGupta ’22 interview with CBS New York, click here.

To follow Sunaya DasGupta ’22 work on Scholastic, click here.

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