Anne Johnakin attended the Washington Journalism and Media Conference in 2018. Currently, she is a senior at Colonial Forge High School in Stafford, Virginia. There, she is a reporter and team leader for The Talon Newsmagazine and is also on the staff of the Molten Art Literary Magazine. Additionally, she is the founder and president of her school’s creative writing club. She plans to continue her education in college, majoring in either Communications or English.