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Andrea Davenport
Andrea Davenport is a senior at DGS and is the Print Co-Editor-in-Chief. This is her second year as a member of the DGS Blueprint staff; however, she was a freelance writer for the paper her sophomore year and the Print Opinions Editor her junior year. As the Print Opinions Editor her first year on the Blueprint staff, Davenport won multiple awards at three different journalism competitions.

Looking to be an English teacher in the future, Davenport's top choice of college is Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota.

In the summer of 2017, Davenport was selected, one of only 16, to attend the IPF Journalism workshop hosted at Eastern Illinois University. The following summer, she was selected and named the Distinguished Young Woman of Downers Grove, representing her town in a scholarship program-- one of only 11 participants out of 110 applicants.

Davenport enjoys blogging, writing short fiction and participating in both club and DGS varsity gymnastics. In February of 2017, Davenport advanced to the IHSA State competition in Palatine, placing number nine on the balance beam and number 18 on the floor exercise.

In her free time, when she is not at gymnastics or doing homework, Davenport enjoys baking, eating, blogging about the food she baked and watching her favorite television shows and movies: "Downton Abbey," "Reign," "Dirty Dancing," "Grease" and "Spotlight."

Andrea Davenport, Print Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 19, 2019
Issue 5 (Story)
May 09, 2019
Business at a young age: Sostak’s success in sales (Story)
May 03, 2019
Which senior Blueprint staff member are you? (Story)
Apr 17, 2019
Stirring up a storm: Oliv Yesker takes on STEM (Story)
Apr 03, 2019
Senior Sami Mark is making her mark (Story/Media)
Mar 22, 2019
Growing from Grief (Story)
Mar 22, 2019
Growing from Grief (Story)
Mar 22, 2019
Issue 4 (Story)
Mar 13, 2019
Piloting his future: Joey Ermel — student pilot (Story)
Mar 01, 2019
Bobby Sayre freestyles his way to success (Story)
Mar 01, 2019
What type of bagel are you? (Story)
Feb 28, 2019
MarcAnthony Smith molds his life in toy design (Story)
Feb 13, 2019
2/13 Horoscopes for a lovey-dovey holiday (Story/Media)
Jan 25, 2019
Issue 3 (Story)
Jan 18, 2019
What trend will you follow in 2019? (Story)
Jan 09, 2019
Sweet relief: a sugary break after the holidays (Story/Media)
Jan 07, 2019
Weekly Preview: Jan. 6 – Jan. 11 (Story)
Dec 21, 2018
Striking a new bond: Hayduck and Petersen join the bowling staff (Story)
Dec 07, 2018
What ugly holiday sweater should you wear this year? (Story)
Nov 28, 2018
Snickerdoodle sandwiches add warmth and sweetness to this winter season (Story/Media)
Nov 16, 2018
Issue 2 (Story)
Nov 16, 2018
Game, set, match: DGS tennis star qualifies for state (Story)
Oct 29, 2018
Weekly Preview: Oct. 29 – Nov. 2 (Story/Media)
Oct 24, 2018
‘Horror’scopes: what should you be for Halloween based on your zodiac sign? (Story)
Oct 12, 2018
What DGS reading book are you? (Story)
Oct 04, 2018
Issue 1 (Story)
Oct 04, 2018
Brooks comes to Mustang Country; a noteworthy addition to the DGS staff (Story/Media)
Sep 25, 2018
Cool the school: new air conditioning affects classrooms (Story)
Sep 19, 2018
Copycat Potbelly Cookies will make you the coolest cat in school (Story/Media)
Sep 11, 2018
Chocolate Heaven Cookies: eat with the angels (Story/Media)
May 18, 2018
Issue 5 (Story)
May 09, 2018
Disney is still the bee’s knees (Story)
May 08, 2018
Lemon-y sweet for a summer treat (Story)
May 04, 2018
Freshman Boys Gymnastics Team an overall success (Story/Media)
Mar 21, 2018
Issue 4 (Story)
Feb 23, 2018
Carlson sticks the landing at State (Story)
Feb 23, 2018
Freshman Friday: Lauryn Mobley (Story/Media)
Feb 14, 2018
Cookie dough to love a choco-lot (Story)
Feb 14, 2018
Feb. 14, 2018 (Story)
Feb 07, 2018
Wednesday Horoscopes 2/7/18 (Story)
Jan 29, 2018
Issue 3 (Story)
Jan 24, 2018
Cinna-nut Muffins: a sugary twist to the average doughnut (Story)
Jan 22, 2018
Weekly preview: Jan. 22 – Jan. 26 (Story)
Jan 12, 2018
Haywood heads Illinois High School Theatre Festival (Media)
Nov 21, 2017
November 21, 2017 (Story)
Nov 16, 2017
Marble Brookies: a chocolate lovers dessert (Story)
Nov 06, 2017
I pum-can’t stand this seasonal flavor (Story)
Nov 01, 2017
Get in the fall spirit: Maple cinnamon rolls (Story)
Oct 26, 2017
Issue 1 (Story)
Oct 17, 2017
Fall baking project: caramel apple-doodle cups (Story)
Oct 24, 2016
Manganiello fights back on to the court (Story)
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