Lauren Burnette

Lauren Burnette

Lauren Burnette, 17, is a senior at Whitehaven High School in Memphis, Tenn., and is an aspiring journalist, hoping to become a producer. She attended the Missouri Urban Journalism Workshop this year. She participates in several extracurricular activities, including concert choir, two leadership organizations and varsity cheerleading; she was a captain for 2 years. She recently became part of the staff for a high school newspaper, The Teen Appeal.