Not Your Typical Teen

Scrolling through The New York Times, senior Molly Murphy reads through a political article. Murphy has always had a special interest in keeping up with current events and wanting to be involved. “Politics and activism are things that I am passionate about because I like the idea of being able to make a difference.”

Senior Molly Murphy is influenced by diversity in her school, which may lead her to her future career.

   From a small private school to a large public school, senior Molly Murphy gets a taste of a typical high school life.

“I am very open minded and because of the diversity of my school, I know a lot of people from different backgrounds,.” Murphy said.

She has been involved in a program at Merrillville High School called Socially Together And Naturally Diverse (S.T.A.N.D) for the past …
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