Chanda Dennis, a sophomore at Southwest High School, is a 2013 graduate of ThreeSixty’s Intro to Journalism Camp. With an interest in photography, sports and social issues, Chanda is poised to contribute to future ThreeSixty publications in creative ways. Hometown: Minneapolis Favorite author: Hill Harper and Rick Riordan Favorite musician(s): Bob Marley and Kendrick Lamar Favorite movie(s): Red Tails Favorite places/things to do in the Twin Cities: Go to the lake, bike and play basketball If you could interview anyone (living) who would it be? Barack Obama or Spike Lee What do you like about writing? My emotions or something that I am passionate about What issues are important to you? Civil and human rights What is your ideal future career? Graduating from Stanford with a masters degree in architecture If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go? Liberia, because that is my heritage and where my dad grew up. What are your special talents? I always find a way to make someone happy. What do you do when you’re not at school? Hang out with friends, make music with friends, explore Minneapolis on my bike and play basketball. What else do you think people should know about you? I am very open and passionate about life.
Remember your first byline? That magical moment for ThreeSixty students happened Saturday, Sept. 12, when the Star Tribune featured their stories.
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