Dillan DeGross, a freshman at FAIR School Minneapolis, is a 2013 graduate of ThreeSixty’s Intro to Journalism Camp. He contributed his first piece to ThreeSixty as part of a group story on the “friend zone” and how teen relationships between friends can be tricky to navigate. Hometown: Robbinsdale Favorite author: Anthony Horowitz Favorite musician(s): P!NK Favorite movie(s): The Avengers, X-Men: First Class, Scream Favorite places/things to do in the Twin Cities: French Park If you could interview anyone (living) who would it be? Kristen Wiig What do you like about writing? Looking at and being proud of my final draft. What issues are important to you? Gay marriage, global warming, and world hunger What is your ideal future career? Elementary school teacher If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go? Florida. I love catching the wildlife there; the lizards, the beetles and the creatures that inhabit the beach shores. What are your special talents? I have no special talents; I can’t even do a cartwheel. What do you do when you’re not at school? I play Marvel: Avenger’s Alliance, watch Futurama, and go on bike rides. What else do you think people should know about you? I want people to know that even though my birth name is Dillanger, I would prefer to be called Dillan.
Remember your first byline? That magical moment for ThreeSixty students happened Saturday, Sept. 12, when the Star Tribune featured their stories.
Remember your first byline? That magical moment for ThreeSixty students happened Saturday, Sept. 5, when the Pioneer Press featured their stories.