| Eliya Ahmad
Eliya Ahmad, age 10, lives in Brooklyn, NY. She goes to P.S. 261, and she is in fifth grade. She loves to write anything, and has been writing for IndyKids since October 2011. She really likes reading, writing, fencing, playing clarinet, playing piano, hanging out with her friends, swimming and other activities.
| Alexia Almonte
Alexia Almonte, age 11, lives in Manhattan, New York City, where she goes to Tompkins Square Middle School. She loves to write science briefs for IndyKids, where she’s been a kid reporter since August 2011. Her favorite hobby is listening to music.
| Roky Egorho Diez
Irati “Roky” Egorho Diez is 9 years old and attends East Village Community School in Manhattan, New York. She is in fourth grade and loves horseback riding, karate and skateboarding. She also enjoys Soccer and her favorite team is Real Madrid. She started writing for IndyKids in November of 2011 and looks forward to working on articles in different languages.
| Shawn E. Gilbert, Jr.
Shawn E. Gilbert, Jr., 13, is a very good person and likes helping people. He attends East Flatbush Community Research School in Brooklyn, and likes just being himself. His favorite hobbies are writing, reading and singing. One day he would love to be on the singing show X Factor.
| Rose Marsh
Rose Marsh, age 11, used to live in New York City, but currently lives in Maryland. She loves learning and writing about politics, which is what lead her to write for IndyKids.
| Janaya Wilder
Janaya Wilder, age 12, lives in Brooklyn, NY. She goes to Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies, and is in the seventh grade. She has been writing for IndyKids since October 2011, and loves writing about culture and activism. She speaks Spanish and English, and her favorite hobby is dancing.
| Shemar Wilson
Shemar Wilson is 13 years old and lives in Brooklyn, New York. He goes to East Flatbush Community Research School, and is in eighth grade. He loves to write and he is very good at it. He has plenty friends as he is friendly and cool to get along with. He is a new reporter at IndyKids and he would like to continue to write for them.
|Pedro Lahoz Wolfe
Pedro Lahoz Wolfe, 10, lives in New York City. His favorite pastime is reading. He likes writing for Indykids because it is a political newspaper that shows the REAL world.