Matt Demirs

Matt Demirs

Matt Demirs is an intern reporter at The Daily Item for Summer 2017. He is a rising senior at Lake Forest College in the north suburbs of Chicago where he studies English, print and digital publishing, and journalism. He is the captain of the swimming and diving team and editor in chief of the century-old, student-run newspaper.

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