Whether she’s reading a Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller or penning a novel of her own, Indiana junior Emily Hollenberg’s native language is literature.
“I’ve loved English my whole life, and once I outgrew the firefighter stage, I knew I wanted to teach it,” she says. “I would like to be a high school teacher and also continue to write, whether as a novelist, poet or blogger. You can express yourself in a different way through reading and writing. They transport you to a different world for a while.”