As an upcoming senior, High School Journalism Institute student Lauren Winnefeld decided to enroll in HSJI in hopes of gaining a new experiences. She came to learn more about photography, but also learned about the social aspects of college.
“I’m trying something new and broadening my photography knowledge,” Winnefeld said.
Being normally quiet and introverted, Winnefeld believes that HSJI has helped her broaden her social bubble and allowed her to talk to students from many parts of the country.
“I am a lot more comfortable to talk to people, even if they are complete strangers. They’re not that scary,” Winnefeld said.
When it comes to campus living and being away from her home in Bedford, Ind., she believes she is better prepared for living in the campus dorms.
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