Meet the High School INTERNS
Class of 2021
Brooke Hemingway, Payton
Brooke is a senior at Walter Payton College Prep. She is interested in behavioral economics, politics, and American history, and is captain of the debate team.
Sujan Garapti, Latin
Sujan Garapati is a senior at the Latin School of Chicago. He is from Lakeview and has a passion for economics and politics. In the future, he hopes to use economic principles in public policy to create a more equitable society. He joined On The Money to explore this interest further and share his opinions on economics with others. Many of his articles focus on government policies and macroeconomic trends. In addition, he is an avid tennis and basketball player.
Class of 2022
Leslie Walker, Payton
Leslie Walker is a student at Walter Payton College Prep from the Southside of Chicago. She enjoys reading, listening to music, and playing the saxophone. Her hobbies include playing the saxophone, listening to music, and binging Netflix. She joined OTM in 2018 and her articles vary from agriculture to the stock market. She plans on studying medicine in college and her favorite money quote is "Money is a scarce resource and should be deployed in the most efficient way possible."
Harman Dhillon, Bartlett
Harman Dhillon is an OTM intern from Chicago’s southwest suburbs. She enjoys listening to music and painting. Harman attends Bartlett High School and her academic focus is on STEM. She started OTM as a 10th grader in Spring 2020. Harman is a part of the graduating class of 2022. She typically writes about technology in the business world, and one of her favorite sayings is by Guy Kawasaki: “If you make meaning, you’ll make money.”
London Gibson-Purcell, Whitney
London Gibson-Purcell is a 16 year old sophomore at Whitney M. Young High School in the Class of 2022. She is interested in studying journalism or business finance in the future. She is from Woodlawn on the South Side of Chicago and uses her free time reading and running. She joined On the Money magazine in the winter of 2019 and she likes to write about technology, gender/race relations, and managing money. Her favorite quote is "Use money to make more money."
Arushi Chauhan, Bartlett
Arushi is from the southwest suburb of Bartlett. She enjoys baking and reading. Her academic focus is on STEM, and she attends Bartlett High School. Arushi became an OTM intern in spring 2020 as a 10th grader. Her graduating class is in 2022. She writes about environmental and energy economics, and one saying she likes is "Save money, and money will save you."