Surviving High School for Tatiana DeWitt


Kankakee Valley High School wasn’t prepared for the freshman who was gonna become a star student. Tatiana DeWitt started her high school in 2011 at Kankakee Valley in Wheatfield, Ind. During her freshman year she joined newspaper and cheerleading.

“Freshman year was a big adjustment for me, when I met all my close friends and when I started I became more outgoing, my freshman year was probably my favorite year of high school,” DeWitt said. 

To Tatiana, Kankakee had a lot of programs and extracurricular activities.

“Kankakee was not big,world community, mostly all white, judgemental, people had their own cliques,” DeWitt said.

During DeWitt’s sophomore year she really didn’t enjoy it as much it was very monotonous and she feels she didn’t learn as much.

DeWitt was not just fond of newspaper through high school, she also joined the cheerleading team.

DeWitt’s junior year was a little better for her because …
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