Kaitlyn Shell is currently a senior at Matoaca High School in Chesterfield, Virginia. She is part of her school’s freshman mentor program and also a part of its small journalism program. Kaitlyn enjoys reading and writing both fiction and non-fiction. WJMC helped her realize that journalism is something she loves, and she now sees it as a major opportunity moving ahead in college and in life. Other hobbies of hers include cheerleading, painting, drawing, and taking care of her animals.