Jessica Taylor of Honolulu is among the 2012-2013 Scholastic News Kids Press Corps members, chosen by editors from among more than 200 applications.
The Kid Reporter program is an online supplement to Scholastic News magazines, which report contemporary issues in a way geared to young readers.
The corps’ reporting will be featured on the Scholastic site http://is.gd/ScholKPC2012_13 and sometimes will be included in issues of the Scholastic classroom magazines.
In the past year, Kid Reporters have interviewed politicians including President Barack Obama, entertainers, authors and sports stars. Nationally known network television reporters also have shared advice with the budding journalists.