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The student news site of Downers Grove South High School


The student news site of Downers Grove South High School


Faith Nelson

Faith Nelson, Features Editor

Senior Faith Nelson is excited to join the Blueprint staff as a Features Editor. Nelson is a Masque & Gavel Vice President, transfer student leader, honor roll student and member of the International Thespian Society and National Speech and Debate Association. When she is not busy creating content, Nelson is singing, dancing, acting or working on her speaking skills while competing on the speech team.

Over the past year, Nelson has fallen in love with the art of journalism and the ability to broadcast information to the public. She has studied under award-winning reporter Dean Reynolds and hopes to follow in his footsteps and cover major stories from datelines around the world.

Nelson loves engaging with others and learning about the people around her. She is passionate about content creation and enjoys both the challenge and the escape it provides her with day to day.

All content by Faith Nelson
For some, school work takes place in a classroom at a school, but others find their workspaces to be in their own home.

A look into home-based education

Faith Nelson, Features Editor
February 9, 2022
Students must be cautions of what they post online because they risk facing the consequences from school and law enforcement by posting their involvement in illegal activities.

[Photo] Consequences of capturing crime

Jake Hahn, Copy Editor-In-Chief
January 21, 2022
Exhaustion and fatigue loom over students after the return to pre-pandemic school structure.

[Photo] DGS’s exhausting new reality

Sally Lichner, Entertainment Editor
October 24, 2021
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