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The student news site of Downers Grove South High School


The student news site of Downers Grove South High School


Anjali Kota

Anjali Kota, Managing Editor

Senior Anjali Kota is a first-year staff member on Blueprint, and she is the Managing editor. In school, Kota is involved in the girls’ cross country and track and field team. She is the treasurer for the student council, a member of the wind ensemble and an honor roll student.

Kota is passionate about reading and writing. She has been a member of the Blueprint freelance club since her freshman year, started a book review blog on Instagram during COVID-19, and traveled to New York for a journalism program with the School of The New York Times. She hopes to continue this path and minor in journalism in college.

Outside of reading and writing, Kota also enjoys cooking and traveling and has always wanted to visit Greece. Kota hopes to live in a posh apartment in New York City with a dog one day.

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