Trinity Benson was born at Kent General Hospital on August 23, 2003 at 3:00 a.m. She has 11 brothers and sisters. Her favorite singer is J Cole.  Trinity loves to play basketball; she was on the basketball team for middle school. One interesting fact that you’d be surprised to know about her is she sings and plays the piano. She likes the restaurant Phillips seafood in Ocean City.

Ajaiden Brown was born in Germany on September 1, 2003. He has one brother that is 17 years old. He has lived in North Carolina, Virginia, Florida and many more places. He likes to  program and do things that involve science and technology as hobbies. A weakness that he would like to eliminate is sleeping in too late. Three words that describe him best are smart, nice, and kind. Something that people might to be surprised about him is that he is allergic to carrots. He likes to write about anime, and he thinks people right to show feelings. He also thinks reading is a good learning experience. Well there, now you know some things about Ajaiden Brown!

Za’an Burrell is a 14 year-old boy born in Newark Delaware on December 2nd, 2002. He has one brother age 8 and two sisters ages 8 and 6.He has lived in Bridgeville and Smyrna, Delaware and also lived in Philadelphia, PA. His favorite things to do are play video games, play basketball and run track. The best place that he has ever been was Orlando, Florida to go to Disney World. The best thing that he has accomplished was being selected first team All-American Football, and he is proud of that achievement because it shows how good he really is at football. A weakness that he has is poor time management. Something that he wants people to know about him is that he is unbeatable when it comes to NBA 2k17. His favorite movie is The Smurfs 2, and his favorite artist is Drake. His favorite foods are honey buns, pancakes, pizza, and waffles.

Christina Cashion was born right here in Dover, Delaware on August 1, 2003. She is the middle child to two other sisters and has always been family-orientated, having said that she “loves her family,” when asked what she wants people to know the most about herself. Along with her family, she has ventured to the sweet country of Canada into the town of Nova Scotia and has pursued her competitive soccer career with their support. When asked how she would describe herself, she said somewhat eagerly that she is, “joyful, active and a bit lazy,” as many teens her age would say in this day and time. Christina also enjoys playing soccer with her family and exploring beaches, but she can occasionally sit down peacefully to read the Hunger Games novels which she  enjoys. However, she has learned a valuable lesson in life in the form of rejection and not being able to do things right away without struggling, as she says she likes to learn new things.

Jaykiera Cubbage was born at Kent General Hospital on April 22 , 2003 at 3:00 pm. She is the only girl out of four brothers. In her free time she likes to sleep , eat and watch a lot of TV, especially Love and Hip Hop. One day she would like to be a cosmetologist and accomplish the goal of getting out of bed and exercising (as she adds with a laugh). Jaykiera is very goofy , smart (has honor roll) , and lazy.

Joshua Dawson is a 13-year-old natural leader. He was born in Philadelphia on April 13, 2003.  One of the most impactful people in his life has been his mother. She has shaped him to be an independent, outgoing leader.  Josh also looks up to people like Barrack Obama and Dr. Seuss. His favorite things are playing Madden, playing football and eating Qdoba. He likes Qdoba so much that when asked how he describes himself, Josh responded, “Leader, thinker and Qdoba.” To Josh, one of his greatest accomplishments is being third-best left tackle. The way he is able to accomplish things in his life is by applying his motto, “Looking at things as your only option to succeed,” in real life.

Elizabeth (Lizzie) Fiske is a fun, smart and artistic individual born in South Jersey with three siblings, two brothers and one sister, between the ages of 10 and 15. She enjoys soccer, video games and drawing. Her favorite books consist of the Hunger Games series and Percy Jackson: Titans’ Curse. Although she does not read on a daily basis, she appreciates reading when she understands and enjoys it. She would like to get around to making a comic series or animation series. Overall Lizzie is a fun, humorous and creative person.

Gerald Green was born in in Brooklyn, New York on January 9th, 2003. Gerald has a normal-sized family as he has two siblings, both sisters. Gerald has traveled many times as he lived in multiple places. He has lived in Brooklyn, New York, Dover, DE, Jamaica, NY, and Queens, New York. Gerald takes pride in the fact that he’s been to Disney World, which is his favorite place that he has been to. Gerald seems like a quiet person that is shy, but really people might be surprised about the fact that he is very vocal and talks a lot. Gerald will never miss out on the T.V show Boombox, as it is very entertaining to him. It won’t be surprising to see Gerald eating a lot of funnel cake, because that’s his favorite food. Gerald’s favorite singer and/ or rapper is Kendrick Lamar. During the interview Gerald was a very chill and open-minded guy. His best memory was teaching his five-year-old sister how to dribble a basketball for the first time. Although Gerald is not a writer himself, he loves to read, and his favorite author is Dr. Seuss.

Alexis Hicks is a 15 year-old young lady. She was born in Puerto Rico. She is one of the oldest out of all her 13 siblings, four brothers and nine sisters. She moved to Delaware when she was five. On her free time, she loves to sing and play basketball. Her favorite place the she visited was Germany because it was the first time she had ever been there and had lots of different buildings and things to look at. Her best accomplishment was when she got good grades because she wants to be successful, although her weakness is ELA. She is funny and weird, but she also is very intelligent though she just does not apply herself. She might seem like a normal kid when she is at school, but does have a lot of family struggles at home. One of her favorite memories as a little girl was her going away party she had in Puerto Rico before she came to Delaware. She does not like to read one bit but loves to watch horror movies, Love and Hip Hop and listen to the A Boogie album. She loves to eat enchiladas and go to Hibachi. Last but not least, she thinks people write to express how they feel.

Alejandra Lopez Arguinzoni is a thrill-seeking 14 year-old who describes herself as “impatient, imaginative, and fun.” Alejandra expresses her creativity by drawing manga, which she has been doing since age nine. A self-taught artist, Alejandra learned to draw using YouTube videos and recopying pictures that appealed to her. However, you might be surprised to know that this artist is also a bit of a daredevil. She plays many sports, including baseball, softball, soccer, and cheerleading, and dreams of one day jumping out of a plane and becoming an Olympic volleyball player. When Alejandra isn’t reading manga, drawing, or playing sports, she enjoys travelling to warm destinations like Florida and Virginia. She has lived in Puerto Rico and Chester, PA, in addition to Delaware.

Alexis Massey is 13 years of age. She was born July 11, 2003 in Minnesota.  She has four siblings, one sister and three brothers. Alexis is a very creative and goofy open-minded person. She values her achievements no matter if they are small or large, and she is very confident. During the interview she expresses her love for books and reading. Her dedication toward her books are mind-blowing. She has written 15 books before the age of 11, and she wrote a 400 page book . Some authors have not achieved the satisfaction of writing 10 books in 10 years. Alexis wishes to be an author when she grows up, and she is already flourishing into a young and moving writer, with her determination and conviction it causes her to express herself and make her dreams come to life in her books. I’m going to say, “I told you so!” when you see Alexis Massey’s bestseller book selling millions.

Nayana Rodriguez was born on April 2, 2003 in New Jersey. She enjoys reading, writing, listening to music, and playing any sports that involve running. She wants people to know that she is writing a novel. She loves reading any type of book with vampires, and  she learned to read from a young age as her grandmother gave her books. One of her favorite memories was climbing a mountain in New York with her family. She thinks people write to be able to experience different activities or to escape their everyday lives. Advice she would give to someone wanting to start reading regularly, would be not to read to many books at once, and to really get wrapped up in one book at a time.

Alexis Sams is a 13 year-old girl who was born and raised in Dover, Delaware. She was born in a big family with seven siblings, two brothers and five sisters, the ages being 2, 13, 17, 17, 21 and 19.  She enjoys track and watching her favorite shows on Netflix. She admitted in the interview that she has a temper as a weakness. Also, you might be surprised to know that she has a identical twin. Her favorite food is mac and cheese, and she doesn’t have a favorite restaurant. One of her favorite memories is in Florida with her dad because they had a lot of fun on the rides. Something she wants others know about her is her age, she said with a laugh. She likes reading sci-fi, romance and mystery. Her favorite movie is Mortal Instrument. Her favorite singer is Miguel. One thing you might not know about her is that she wants to own a cupcake  shop one day. One of her proudest accomplishment was getting into honors and that’s because she wants to get into college. All in all, Alexis Sams is a very cool person with a reading passion.

Kiara Sams was born in northern Delaware on May 14th, 2003. She has a family of 2 brothers, who are ages 19 and 21, and 4 sisters, who are ages 2, 18, 18, and 13. She hasn’t lived in any other place than Delaware, but she’s been to Florida. She likes to run track and read, and among other things, wishes she could go scuba diving. Some of her weaknesses may be that she eats way too much junk food, but other than that, she’s respectful, honest, and intelligent. Above all she doesn’t really have any favorites when it comes to entertainment, but she does have some favorite foods, such as cheese steaks, cheese in general, and subs. She loves reading, as she was able to tell of many books she’s read, and how many she’s read more than once. Of course, reading is fundamental, and is very fun when you’re into it!

Other student contributors include: Ananda Hite, Alexis Littleton, Elizabeth Morris, Madison Roane, and Andrew Roisland.


Ms. Lucadamo was born in Hazleton,PA. She has lived in Hazleton,PA, Allentown PA, and London, England. Her favorite hobbies are bike riding and reading, which relax her. The best place Ms. Lucadamo had visited was London, because, “It has so much history and culture, and there’s always something to do.” An accomplishment Ms. Lucadamo is proud of is her teaching career, which took a lot of effort and training. Three words that describe Ms. Lucadamo are intelligent, quiet, and loyal. Something that Ms. Lucadamo wants people to know is that she works very hard, take her job very seriously, and puts a lot of time and effort into being a good teacher. Something that people might be surprise about Ms. Lucadamo is that she likes to go to live concerts and listen to rock music. She also has written poems and short stories that got published in college. She learned to read by her parents reading to her a lot, especially her mother.