Published On: Tue, Dec 22nd, 2015

Middle School Student Named to Scholastics News Kids Press Corps

Loggers’ Run Middle School Eighth-grader, Benjamin Schiller, has been named to the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps, the country’s oldest and largest student reporting program.

Schiller will join a team of young reporters who will report “news for kids, by kids” with coverage of current events, breaking news, entertainment stories and sports events from their hometowns and on the national stage. This new team also will carry out a long-standing tradition of covering the presidential election, reporting on stories from the campaign trail to Election Day.

Schiller is one of only three kids chosen from Florida, and the only one south of Orlando. He is currently working on his first article for Scholastic, about habitat protection issues in the Everglades.

According to the website, For more than 15 years, the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps has delivered news to classrooms nationwide. Stories by the kid reporters appear in select issues of Scholastic classroom magazines, which are read by more than 25 million students nationwide and are available online at www.scholastic.com/news.

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