My name is Lily Williams and I am the Editor-in-Chief of the Pleasant Valley Spartan Shield. This portfolio displays the countless hours of hard work I have dedicated to my craft and how proud I am to be an aspiring journalist, especially in the world today.

Media honors and awards

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chuck Stone Scholar 2018

Iowa High School Press Association, On-the-Spot Writing Contest 2018 Champion

Best of School Newspapers Online, Published Reporter

2017 National Instagram Award for Kindness

2017 Fearlessly Girl Conference, Speaker