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Lizzy Hynes, St. Charles East

Track and field, cross-country Class rank: 3 of 479. College: Boston College. It has an excellent social, athletic, and academic combo. It has a great location, the overall athletics program is strong (as well as running) and it is one of the top schools in the country academically. Major: Economics. Dream job: TV chef (not with my econ degree – ha, ha). Role model: J.K. Rowling. Favorite movie: "Jurassic Park." Favorite TV show: "Seinfeld." Last book you read for fun: "The Bonfire of the Vanities." Favorite sporting event: Olympics. MySpace, Facebook or Twitter: Facebook. Fave 1: Leslie. Cubs or White Sox: Cubs. Hobbies: Dancing, drawing, cooking (and eating), having fun with friends, trying to play guitar. Best high school sports memories: Winning an individual state track title after four years of trying and leading my team to third place in state in cross-country. Both very different but still incredible. One word to describe your high school experience: Coolbeans. Chicago Tribune